Brother of Tottenham’s Aurier shot dead in France

13 July 2020, 9:15 PM
The brother of Tottenham Hotspur’s Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier has been shot dead in France, the Premier League club said on Monday.
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Rebels, Highlanders win thrillers in Super Rugby openers 15 February 2019, 1:48 PM

A new-look Melbourne Rebels stormed past the ACT Brumbies while a 14-man Otago Highlanders beat the Waikato Chiefs in a thrilling start to the Super Rugby season Friday.

Caster Semenya celebrating
Semenya says she is ‘unquestionably a woman’ 15 February 2019, 10:59 AM

South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya on Thursday said she was "unquestionably a woman", after the IAAF denied reports that it would argue that she should be classified as a biological male.

The Davis Cup
Spain handed tough draw in new Davis Cup Finals 15 February 2019, 8:48 AM

Hosts Spain were handed a difficult draw as they were placed in what looks like by far the toughest group for this year's inaugural Davis Cup Finals at a ceremony in Madrid on Thursday.

Mashaba under pressure to save Witbank Spurs from relegation 14 February 2019, 9:41 PM

Witbank Spurs Coach Shakes Mashaba is under pressure to save his new team from relegation.

Faf du Plessis batting
South Africa, Sri Lanka on knife edge on day two 14 February 2019, 8:35 PM

The first cricket test between South Africa and Sri Lanka was on a knife's edge at the close of play on day two at Kingsmead in Durban.

Tsonga soars into Rotterdam quarter-finals 14 February 2019, 6:36 PM

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won a lengthy opening set and then accelerated past Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor for a quarter-final place at the Rotterdam Open on Thursday.

Karim Benzema
Real Madrid set foot in the Champions League quarter finals 14 February 2019, 4:22 PM

Defending champions, Real Madrid, have one foot in the quarter-finals of the European Champions League after they scored late to secure a 2-1 victory away to Dutch giants, Ajax Amsterdam.

Gareth Bale
Bale goal celebration to be reviewed by La Liga organising body 14 February 2019, 3:22 PM

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale could be sanctioned for his goal celebration in last week's 3-1 win in the league at local rivals Atletico Madrid after La Liga's organising body said on Thursday he had provoked the home supporters.

South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after she won silver in the women's 800m final at the London.
IAAF hits back at Semenya classification reports 14 February 2019, 7:04 AM

Ahead of a landmark hearing at the CAS, the IAAF will contest Caster Semenya and other athletes with "differences of sexual development" should only be able to compete with lower testosterone levels to ensure a level playing field.

Matthew Booth
Race to the finish line heating up in the Absa Premiership 13 February 2019, 8:57 PM

Former Bafana Bafana and Mamelodi Sundowns defender Matthew Booth believes that the ABSA Premiership title race will go down to the wire.

Formula One
Mother City to host Formula One 13 February 2019, 7:02 PM

South Africans will have a rare opportunity in June this year to see Formula One action on home shores when Aston Martin Red Bull Racing brings speed, sound and hopefully also a couple of doughnuts, to the streets of the Mother City.

Sala memorial
Cardiff to pay Sala transfer fee to Nantes ‘if obliged’ 13 February 2019, 5:08 PM

Cardiff City chairperson Mehmet Dalman said on Tuesday the club will pay the fee for striker Emiliano Sala if they are contractually required to do so.

Fernando strikes early but S Africa stage fightback in first test 13 February 2019, 2:13 PM

Sri Lanka seamer Vishwa Fernando struck an early double blow as the tourists reduced South Africa to 89 for four at lunch on the opening day of the first test at Kingsmead on Wednesday.

England beat West Indies by 232 runs in final test 13 February 2019, 7:22 AM

England wrapped up a comprehensive 232-run victory over West Indies in the third test in St Lucia on Tuesday after home batsman Roston Chase made a century but got little help.

Coach Owen Da Gama
Highlands Park optimistic ahead of Nedbank clash against Cape Town City 12 February 2019, 8:23 PM

Highlands Park will travel to Cape Town stadium to face Benni McCarthy's Cape Town City in a Nedbank Cup last 16 match on Friday.

Building
Tokyo 2020 venues on track for completion, say organisers 12 February 2019, 7:00 PM

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic venues remain on track to be completed in time for test events scheduled for later this year, according to Games organisers.

Thabo Senong
SAFA applauds Senong for Amajita success 12 February 2019, 5:26 PM

The success of Thabo Senong as Amajita coach has been applauded by the South African Football Association (SAFA).

Naomi Osaka
Osaka splits with coach Bajin 12 February 2019, 2:31 PM

Naomi Osaka, winner of the past two grand slam tournaments, has parted ways with her coach Sascha Bajin.

Emiliano Sala
Minute’s silence to be observed for Emiliano Sala 12 February 2019, 12:47 PM

In memory of Emiliano Sala, a minute's silence will be observed at all Champions League and Europa League games this week, UEFA said on Tuesday.

Boxer Zolani Tete.
Unification title fight to take place in April 12 February 2019, 12:24 PM

The long awaited unification title fight between South Africa’s Zolani Tete and the American based Filipino, Nonito Donaire, will take place in the US on April, 13th.

PSG confirm that Cavani out of Man United match 12 February 2019, 6:34 AM

Paris St Germain coach Thomas Tuchel confirmed that the club's record scorer Edinson Cavani will miss Tuesday's Champions League match away to Manchester United.

Dylan Kerr
Black Leopards to host Bidvest Wits in Nedbank Cup Challenge 11 February 2019, 7:33 PM

Black Leopards coach Dylan Kerr is confident they will win against Bidvest Wits in the Nedbank Challenge on Wednesday in Thohoyandou.

Cricket ball
Durban offers faint hope for beleaguered Sri Lanka 11 February 2019, 2:53 PM

The odds appear to be stacked against Sri Lanka in a two-Test series against South Africa, which starts at Kingsmead on Wednesday, but the tourists can take heart from their previous record in Durban.

Smith, Warner bans to end during Pakistan ODI series 11 February 2019, 6:24 AM

Steve Smith and David Warner could be in line for an immediate return to the Australian team when their bans expire midway through the upcoming one-day international (ODI) series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

Man City hit humiliated Chelsea for six to go top once more 10 February 2019, 9:17 PM

Sergio Aguero grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City scored four times inside 25 minutes to thrash Chelsea 6-0 and leapfrog Liverpool again to top spot in the Premier League on goal difference on Sunday.

Moving Sala homage as emotional Nantes crumble 10 February 2019, 8:08 PM

Emiliano Sala's former club Nantes gave a final rousing send off to the Argentine striker, whose body was recovered from a crashed plane this week.

Injury-plagued Tsonga wins 17th career title 10 February 2019, 7:10 PM

Injury-plagued Jo-Wilfried Tsonga claimed the 17th title of his career on Sunday when he defeated French compatriot Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 6-2 to claim the Montpellier title.

New Zealand
Black Caps claim T20 series against India 10 February 2019, 5:24 PM

New Zealand have won the T20 series against India 2-1 in Hamilton.

Solari thrilled with Madrid derby victory 10 February 2019, 12:18 PM

Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari was thrilled by his team's 3-1 derby victory over Atletico Madrid on Saturday as the European champions forced their way back into the La Liga title race.

Liverpool cruise back to the summit, United surge on 10 February 2019, 7:54 AM

Liverpool needed an afternoon to calm their Premier League title jitters after a couple of stumbles and thanks to an obliging Bournemouth side they got their wish as a 3-0 victory lifted them back to the top of the table.