IPL to be staged in UAE after BCCI gets government clearance

10 August 2020, 5:22 PM
This year's Indian Premier League (IPL) will take place between September 19 and November 10 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after the Indian cricket board (BCCI) received government clearance, the Twenty20 league's chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed on Monday.
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Late Firmino strike gives Liverpool 3-2 win over PSG 19 September 2018, 7:19 AM

Roberto Firmino struck a stoppage-time winner as Liverpool beat Paris St Germain 3-2 at Anfield on Tuesday after Kylian Mbappe looked to have secured a point for the French side in a compelling Champions League Group C clash.

Super sub Firmino hands Liverpool flying Champions League start over PSG 19 September 2018, 6:53 AM

Liverpool left it late but showed Paris Saint-Germain have plenty of work to do if they are to challenge for a first-ever Champions League title as Roberto Firmino struck a stoppage time winner in a 3-2 victory at Anfield on Tuesday.

China’s ‘Maradona’: the ‘Soccer Nut’ still going strong at 63 19 September 2018, 5:36 AM

Friends call him "Maradona" and Chinese media have dubbed him "Soccer Nut" -- Zhao Chongshan is 63 but he still plays football three times a week and has no plan to hang up his boots.

SA netball team lose 61-37 to New Zealand 18 September 2018, 6:10 PM

The Proteas have lost their second match in the Sanzea Netball Quad Series second round in Tauranga.

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Banyana Banyana captain eyes World Cup 18 September 2018, 12:34 PM

Banyana Banyana captain, Janine van Wyk, says her ultimate goal is to play in the World Cup.

Banyana thrash Malawi 6-0, through to Cosafa semis 18 September 2018, 7:08 AM

Banyana Banyana have cruised into the semi-finals of the Cosafa Women’s Championship after a 6-0 win over Malawi at Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth. Banyana, the defending champions, finished top of Group A, they will face Uganda in the semi-finals on Thursday. On a day when Captain, Janine van Wyk, celebrated her 150th international cap, […]

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Bloemfontein Celtic tame Black Leopards 17 September 2018, 6:19 AM

Black Leopards return to the Thohoyandou Stadium in Limpopo was not pleasant as they suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Bloemfontein Celtic.

Hamilton wins in scorching Singapore 16 September 2018, 4:29 PM

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton eased to victory from pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday as the Mercedes driver extended his championship lead over Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to 40 points with six rounds remaining. Hamilton held off a mid-race challenge from Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to register a record-equalling fourth triumph at the floodlit […]

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Celtic to oppose multimillion rand lawsuit by Standard Bank 16 September 2018, 3:19 PM

PSL club Bloemfontein Celtic football club has filed a notice of intention to oppose the multimillion rand lawsuit by Standard Bank South Africa.

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record 16 September 2018, 1:19 PM

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, smashing the previous best as he clocked 2hr 1min 39sec.

COSAFA Women’s Cup in full swing in Port Elizabeth 16 September 2018, 1:10 PM

The sixth edition of the COSAFA Women's Cup is in full swing in Port Elizabeth.

Alvarez downs Golovkin with majority decision win 16 September 2018, 9:11 AM

Mexico's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez ended Gennady Golovkin's unbeaten reign as unified middleweight champion here Saturday, battling to victory by majority decision in a pulsating rematch.

In hindsight, drop goal should have been attempted, says NZ’s Hansen 16 September 2018, 6:31 AM

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen proved that hindsight is always perfect on Sunday ...

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Mayweather says Pacquiao rematch on cards this year 15 September 2018, 5:09 PM

Former world welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather said Saturday he will face Manny Pacquiao later this year in a rematch of their 2015 superfight.

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Hamilton storms to Singapore pole 15 September 2018, 4:50 PM

Lewis Hamilton tightened his grip on securing a fifth Formula One world title by coming from nowhere to claim a stunning pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix in his Mercedes on Saturday. The Briton, 30 points clear of closest rival Sebastian Vettel with seven rounds remaining, lapped the Marina Bay Street Circuit in 1:36.015 […]

Springboks stun All Blacks 15 September 2018, 12:09 PM

The Springboks have beaten the All Blacks 36 - 34 in the Rugby Championship in Wellington.

WADA to reinstate Russia after doping suspension: statement 15 September 2018, 8:12 AM

The World Anti-Doping Agency has been given the green light to lift its ban on Russia's drug-tainted testing authority after a recommendation from investigators, the global doping watchdog said Friday.

Kolisi says World Cup still the goal for Boks as they face All Blacks 14 September 2018, 8:50 PM

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi did little to ease any fears that his side can arrest their slide in the Rugby Championship ahead of their clash with the All Blacks on Saturday.

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NMU netball team hopes to win Varsity Cup 14 September 2018, 5:31 PM

The Nelson Mandela University netball team is determined to dominate the Varsity Cup in five years time.

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Enyimba rusty and goal shy ahead of CAF Cup showdown 14 September 2018, 12:24 PM

A lack of match sharpness could hamper Enyimba of Nigeria when they tackle Rayon Sports of Rwanda in Kigali this weekend in a CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final first leg.

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KPMG pulls out of Running Club 14 September 2018, 11:14 AM

The KPMG announced they would not renew their sponsorship of the professional Running Club and the Vorentoe Running Academy.

Engen Champ of Champs most successful development tournaments 14 September 2018, 8:16 AM

The Under 18 Engen Champ of Champs football tournament has become one of the most successful development tournaments in South Africa.

Play Usain Bolt in defence, says Spain’s World Cup-winning coach 14 September 2018, 6:46 AM

World Cup-winning coach Vicente del Bosque has some advice for sprint king Usain Bolt’s new Australian club — play him in defence. The Jamaican superstar has been handed the chance to train with the Central Coast Mariners for an indefinite period in a bid to prove he has what it takes to earn a professional […]

Springboks desperate to get World Cup buildup on track 13 September 2018, 8:28 PM

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus may have been exaggerating when he said defeat to the All Blacks on Saturday could have him fired but the comments underscored how desperate the Springboks are to be competitive at the World Cup.

I’m my own worst enemy in title race, says Vettel 13 September 2018, 4:20 PM

Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari are their own worst enemy in the Formula One title race but is confident he can overhaul championship leader Lewis Hamilton in the seven remaining races if he and the team avoid making any major mistakes.

Pollard to start in S. Africa’s ‘strongest available side’ 13 September 2018, 8:23 AM

Handre Pollard has been restored as South Africa's starting flyhalf with coach Rassie Erasmus selecting his "strongest available side" to face New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday.

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Banyana Banyana get off their Cosafa Cup defence to a winning start 12 September 2018, 8:36 PM

Banyana Banyana started the defence of their COSAFA Women's Championship title with a 2-1 win over Madagascar in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday afternoon.

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Wimbledon participant Kgothatso Montjane bags sponsorship 12 September 2018, 3:36 PM

South African female wheelchair tennis player and Wimbledon participant, Kgothatso Montjane says her meteoric rise to success was accompanied by countless challenges.

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Chantelle Esau out of 2018 COSAFA Cup squad 12 September 2018, 1:58 PM

Banyana Banyana forward Chantelle Esau is out of the 2018 COSAFA Cup squad after suffering a knee injury at training on Tuesday in Port Elizabeth.

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Cosafa Women’s Cup kicks off in Nelson Mandela Bay 12 September 2018, 10:46 AM

The Sixth edition of the Cosafa Women's Cup starts in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.