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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Cash strapped SAFA receives financial lifeline 12 September 2018, 8:54 AM

A cash strapped South African Football Association(SAFA) has received a lifeline following an announcement of a sponsorship with a major insurance company.

France keeper Lloris to face court over drink-driving charge 12 September 2018, 5:59 AM

France's World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris is due to appear in court in London on Wednesday over a drink-driving charge after a roadside breathalyser test...

Desiree Ellis
Cosafa Women’s Cup kicks off on Wednesday 11 September 2018, 8:09 PM

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Kenya’s Kipchoge eyes marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday 11 September 2018, 7:04 PM

Kenya’s Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge leaves for Berlin on Tuesday, with his sights trained on running his best ever race in the German capital on Sunday.

Miller quits first-class cricket to focus on World Cup 11 September 2018, 4:19 PM

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Rassie Erasmus
Springboks showed some improvement: Coach 11 September 2018, 3:45 PM

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Englishman Rose becomes world number one 11 September 2018, 11:13 AM

Justin Rose became world number one on Monday when he finished second at the BMW Championship where he lost a playoff with American Keegan Bradley in suburban Philadelphia.

Maradona seeks rebirth in Mexican club 11 September 2018, 5:49 AM

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Bok wing Mapimpi out of All Blacks clash with knee injury 10 September 2018, 7:08 PM

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Serena Williams smiling
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Serena Williams has been backed by the women's tennis governing body, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), in the aftermath of her on-court behaviour during her US Open final defeat to Naomi Osaka on Saturday.

Djokovic headed for bright finish with US Open win 10 September 2018, 8:57 AM

For Novak Djokovic, a season that got off to a gloomy start is heading for a brilliant finish after he dismissed Juan Martin Del Potro 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3 to win the US Open on Sunday and earn back-to-back Grand Slam titles.

US Open champion Djokovic: ‘I owe Federer, Nadal’ 10 September 2018, 5:30 AM

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Free State Stars beat Ke Yona Team 2-1 9 September 2018, 6:48 PM

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Hanuma Viharo
Vihari makes debut half century as India dig in 9 September 2018, 3:58 PM

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Naomi Osaka holding US Open trophy.
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The killer instinct that carried Japan's Naomi Osaka to a first Grand Slam title evaporated as she hugged her idol Serena Williams after beating her in a controversial US Open final.

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Springboks go down 23-18 to Australia 8 September 2018, 3:29 PM

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Serena, Osaka ready to write history in US Open final 8 September 2018, 10:45 AM

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Bafana Bafana in training
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Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter says they want to clinch victory against Libya in the 2019 Afcon Qualifier at the Moses Mabhida Stadium this weekend.

Serena Williams in the field
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Serena Williams will play against Noami Osaka in the final of the US Open on Saturday.

‘Supersport should have waited for Willemse court outcome’ 7 September 2018, 9:27 AM

Supersport should have waited for the outcome of the Equality Court case before deciding not to renew rugby analyst Ashwin Willemse's contract.

Irvin Khoza and Bheki Cele walking
PSL, SAPS launch joint initiative to help reduce crime 6 September 2018, 8:09 PM

The PSL and the SAPS have launched a joint initiative, specifically aimed at the youth, to help reduce crime in the country.

Banyana Banyana
Ellis calls for public to support Banyana Banyana 6 September 2018, 4:30 PM

Banyana Banyana coach, Desiree Ellis, has urged the Nelson Mandela Bay public to come in big numbers to support the team during the Cosafa Women's Cup.

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus
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The Wallabies have one of the best loose forwards in the world and the Springboks team will have to be wary of them.

Serena Williams playing a shot.
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Serena Williams is taking nothing for granted as she heads into the US Open semi-finals on Thursday with a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title on the horizon. “I’d been a couple of steps away at the last Grand Slam, so I’m definitely not ahead of myself,” said Williams, who fell to Angelique Kerber in the […]

Eric Tinkler wearing a tie and suit
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Newly appointed Chippa United head coach Eric Tinkler has pleaded with his players to focus, and avoid conceding unnecessary goals if they wish to end up in the top eight of the PSL log.

BAfana coach Stuart Baxter
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Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter says they are bracing themselves for a difficult match when they take on Libya in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Durban's Moses Mabidha Stadium on Saturday.

Nozipho Bell During a fight
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Port Elizabeth female fighter, Nozipho Bell, has been approved to fight for the World Boxing Organisation super featherweight title in Poland next month.

Serena Williams in action.
Serena lauds Nike for Kaepernick campaign 5 September 2018, 6:30 AM

Serena Williams reiterated her admiration for American football player turned activist Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday, and praised apparel maker Nike for featuring him in a new ad campaign.

Jose Mourinho biting his finger
Mourinho to admit tax evasion in Spain: report 4 September 2018, 7:31 PM

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is set to admit to a Spanish court investigating him that he evaded 3.3 million euros ($3.8 million) in tax while coaching Real Madrid, Spanish daily El Mundo reported Tuesday.