Tiger’s return spurs heavy betting action

16 July 2020, 1:16 PM
Tiger Woods hasn’t played tournament golf for five months but his return to the PGA Tour at The Memorial Tournament is providing another boost to sportsbooks.
Gianni Infantino
Infantino sole candidate for FIFA presidency in June vote 6 February 2019, 2:46 PM

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is set to serve a second term after world football's governing body said on Wednesday he would be the only candidate for June's vote.

Sundowns looking to close gap to log leaders Wits 6 February 2019, 12:15 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns have an opportunity to apply some pressure on ABSA Premiership log leaders, Bidvest Wits.

Event planned to celebrate female high-altitude climbers 6 February 2019, 10:10 AM

This Friday, the first event in South Africa to celebrate ordinary women in high-altitude mountaineering and what they have achieved over the last 24 years will take place.

Proteas’ Sipamla hopes for first wicket 6 February 2019, 6:52 AM

Young fast bowler Lutho Sipamla says he would love to get his first wicket in Proteas' colours should he get a chance to play against Pakistan on Wednesday in the final T20 match.

Mourinho avoids jail but is hit by fine for tax fraud in Spain 6 February 2019, 5:45 AM

Ex-Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has avoided jail for tax fraud as part of a deal with Spanish prosecutors revealed Tuesday but will pay a fine of close to two million euros. The 56-year-old is accused of committing tax fraud in 2011 and 2012 when he coached Spanish giants Real Madrid. According to the agreement […]

Kaizer Chiefs players
Soweto Derby a must-win for Kaizer Chiefs 5 February 2019, 9:19 PM

If Kaizer Chiefs want to stay in the hunt to win the Absa Premiership this season, then a win over arch-rivals Orlando Pirates in the Soweto Derby is non-negotiable.

Osaka out of Qatar Open with back injury 5 February 2019, 8:46 PM

World Number one and two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka has pulled out of next week's Qatar Open because of a back injury, tournament organisers said on Tuesday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Solskjaer tipped to be appointed Manchester United head coach permanently 5 February 2019, 3:25 PM

Manchester United will have an easy managerial decision on their hands if caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer keeps building on his splendid start at Old Trafford, former England manager Steve McClaren has said.

Emiliano Sala
Shipwreck hunter urges UK to urgently recover Sala’s plane 5 February 2019, 2:26 PM

The investigator who found the wreckage of a plane carrying Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in the Channel called on the authorities to urgently recover the unidentified body inside.

Two women in canoes
All systems go for Dusi Canoe Marathon 5 February 2019, 5:49 AM

This year's Dusi Canoe Marathon will have the largest number of international paddlers in its 68-year history.

Mourinho humiliated by fall at Russian hockey league face-off 4 February 2019, 9:59 PM

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho embarrassingly slipped after presenting a symbolic face-off to a match in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) on Monday.

No major changes expected to Proteas for 2019 World Cup: Pollock 4 February 2019, 5:21 PM

Former South African cricket team captain, Shaun Pollock, does not expect a lot of changes to the Proteas' team that will represent the country at the 2019 International Cricket Council's World Cup in England and Wales later this year.

Footballer Sala’s missing plane found: investigators 4 February 2019, 2:41 PM

The wreckage of a plane carrying Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot has been found two weeks after it disappeared in the English Channel, one of the investigators said on Monday.

cricket stumps and ball
Sri Lanka skipper says battered team will bounce back in SA 4 February 2019, 8:24 AM

Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal insisted Monday his battered team can lift their game and be competitive on the upcoming tour to South Africa despite being outplayed over two Tests by Australia.

Soccer coach
Lack of cup commitments gives Liverpool edge in league – Pellegrini 4 February 2019, 7:39 AM

Liverpool's exit from domestic cup competitions this season gives them the advantage over champions Manchester City in the Premier League title race, according to West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini.

Mitchell Starc
Cricket round-up 3 February 2019, 8:20 PM

The Proteas have taken an unassailable 2-nil lead in the T20 series against Pakistan. Batting first, the Proteas posted a competitive 188 for 3, with the visitors coming up seven runs short after twenty overs.

Da Gama blames senior players for defeat 3 February 2019, 4:42 PM

Highlands Park head, Owen Da Gama, has attributed his teams defeat against Golden Arrows to poor performance from senior players.

Pep Guardiola.
Man City have leaders to catch Liverpool, says Guardiola 3 February 2019, 7:46 AM

Pep Guardiola is convinced that Manchester City have enough leaders to chase down a significant points deficit in the league, something he has never previously achieved as a manager.

Son Heung-min
Spurs strike late as Higuain scores twice for Chelsea 2 February 2019, 8:55 PM

Son Heung-min struck late to fire Tottenham into second place in the Premier League on Saturday as Gonzalo Higuain opened his account for Chelsea in a five-goal rout at Stamford Bridge.

Australia have momentum against Sri Lanka 2 February 2019, 5:24 PM

Australia's cricket team has the upper hand after day two of the second Test match against Sri Lanka in Canberra.

SAFA accuses City of C Town of neglecting Athlone stadium 2 February 2019, 3:21 PM

The South African Football Association (SAFA), in Cape Town has accused the City of failing to maintain the Athlone stadium.

Cricket ball
Australia strike late after posting mammoth total 2 February 2019, 12:04 PM

Australia picked up three late wickets after Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne was felled by a nasty bouncer on Saturday, as the hosts took command of the second test by posting a massive first innings 534-5 declared on day two at Manuka Oval.

Some of the Australia team
Burns out for 180 but Australia tighten screws against Sri Lanka 2 February 2019, 6:30 AM

Sri Lanka bagged the key wicket of Joe Burns for 180 Saturday but there was little else to cheer about with Kurtis Patterson hitting a maiden 50 as Australia piled on more runs in the second Test.

CHAN champions Morocco paired with Algeria in 2020 qualifiers 1 February 2019, 8:52 PM

Morocco will launch their defence of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) title away to neighbours Algeria after the 2020 qualifying draw was confirmed Friday.  

WTA adds Zhengzhou, loses New Haven in schedule changes 1 February 2019, 7:30 PM

A new September event in Zhengzhou, China, and the loss of a US Open tune-up tournament in New Haven highlighted changes to this year's WTA calendar announced Friday.

Neil Powell makes changes to his Australian leg squad 1 February 2019, 3:05 PM

South Africa Sevens coach, Neil Powell, has tweaked his squad for the Australia leg to be played in Spotless Stadium this weekend, with JC Pretorius taking over from Kyle Brown in the forwards.

Joe Burns
Burns and Head rescue Australia’s innings 1 February 2019, 2:46 PM

Opening batsman Joe Burns and Travis Head helped Australia recover from a poor start to take control of the second test against Sri Lanka in Canberra.

LeBron returns after missing 17 games 1 February 2019, 7:20 AM

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James returned to the court Thursday night against the Los Angeles Clippers after missing 17 games due to a groin injury he sustained on Christmas Day.

SA, Pakistan shift focus to T20 series 31 January 2019, 9:25 PM

South Africa and Pakistan will now shift their focus from One-Day International to T20 International play Pakistan in a three-match T20 International cricket with the three-match series starting at Newlands on Friday.

Meyiwa forced to retire at 19 31 January 2019, 8:27 PM

One of the youngest players ever to represent Kaizer Chiefs at senior level, Wiseman Meyiwa's career has sadly been cut short as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash in November last year.