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.
Desiree Ellis
Banyana kick-off COSAFA championship against Botswana 29 August 2018, 8:49 PM

The South African women's football team, Banyana Banyana, will kick off the defence of their Cosafa Women's Championship title with a crunch fixture against Botswana.

A triumphant Simon Clarke
Clarke sprints to Vuelta stage win, Molard takes surprise lead 29 August 2018, 8:30 PM

Australia's Simon Clarke sprinted to victory on stage five of the Vuelta a Espana on Wednesday as Frenchman Rudy Molard surprisingly moved into the race leader’s red jersey.

Cornet had to change her shirt
U.S. Open regrets Cornet’s warning for shirt change 29 August 2018, 8:16 PM

The U.S. Open has said it regrets that French player Alize Cornet was given a warning for removing her shirt during a match following complaints that the decision was sexist.

New NMB mayor fully behind Ironman World Champs 29 August 2018, 11:57 AM

The newly-elected Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor, Mongameli Bobani, has assured the public that political upheaval in the Metro will not disrupt the Ironman World Championships this weekend.

Orlando Pirates fans.
Pirates back to winning ways 29 August 2018, 6:04 AM

Orlando Pirates returned to winning form in the Absa Premiership when they defeated Black Leopards 2-1 at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Tuesday night.

Mamelodi Sundowns have been knocked out of the CAF Champions
Sundowns knocked out of CAF Champions League 28 August 2018, 8:48 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns have been knocked out of the CAF Champions League after sharing the spoils with Horoya AC from Guinea.

Stuart Baxter
Bafana Bafana to face Libya 28 August 2018, 3:15 PM

After the disappointment of failing to qualify for this year's FIFA World Cup in Russia, Bafana Bafana has an opportunity to redeem themselves.

PSL logo
Black Leopards ready to face Orlando Pirates in the Absa premiership 28 August 2018, 12:47 PM

In the only Absa premiership encounter to be played on Tuesday night, Black Leopards will lock-horns with Soweto giant, Orlando Pirates at the new Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane.

SARU President Mark Alexander
SARU lost about R130 million over the past financial year 28 August 2018, 12:02 PM

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has posted a shortfall of about R130 million during the past financial year.

Kevin Anderson with arms in the air.
Kevin Anderson beats American Ryan Harrison in the US Open 28 August 2018, 11:09 AM

South African Kevin Anderson has beaten American Ryan Harrison in the US Open in five sets.

Williams gets warm welcome and win in US Open return 28 August 2018, 6:09 AM

Serena Williams took the first cautious step towards a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title with a 6-4 6-0 first-round win over Magda Linette on Monday as an excited U.S. Open crowd welcomed the new tennis mother back to the 'Big Apple'.

Halep stunned by Kanepi in U.S. Open first round 27 August 2018, 9:14 PM

The U.S. Open started with a bang as world number one Simona Halep christened the newly renovated Louis Armstrong Stadium with a shock 6-2 6-4 loss to unseeded Estonian Kaia Kanepi on Monday, becoming the first top seed to lose an opening match at Flushing Meadows.

In 139 pictures dating back to 1962, Wessel Oosthuizen tells a story of triumph, disappointment, sadness and joy from athletes, young and old.
‘SPORT, my passion, my love, my life’ 27 August 2018, 3:00 PM

In 139 pictures dating back to 1962, Wessel Oosthuizen tells a story of triumph, disappointment, sadness and joy from athletes, young and old in his exhibition ‘SPORT, my passion, my love, my life’.

Springboks in action
Springboks back at World Rugby rankings 27 August 2018, 2:30 PM

South Africa are back at number seven in the World Rugby rankings, for the third time since the rankings system was introduced, back in 2003.

JP Smith
City of CT to get public comment on its Draft Sports Facilities Policy 27 August 2018, 9:47 AM

The City of Cape Town says it has reached the public comment stage of the municipality's Draft Sports Facilities Management Policy.

SANZAAR aims to finalise Super Rugby plans in November 27 August 2018, 7:03 AM

Plans for Super Rugby's latest format revamp should be finalised in November, New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew said Monday.

Silverstone apologises after British GP cancelled 27 August 2018, 6:53 AM

Silverstone circuit organisers apologised to MotoGP fans on Sunday after the British round of the championship was cancelled due to heavy rain making it too dangerous to race.

Lewis Hamilton
Hamilton faces trick questions after Spa defeat 26 August 2018, 9:31 PM

Lewis Hamilton said Ferrari had 'trick things going on' with their car after Sebastian Vettel won Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix but emphasised he was not accusing his Formula One rivals of doing anything illegal.

Soccer players in action
Kaizer Chiefs edge closer to ending trophy drought 26 August 2018, 8:07 PM

Famed South African club Kaizer Chiefs edged closer to ending a trophy drought by drawing 2-2 at SuperSport United Sunday in the first leg of an early-season cup semi-final.

Rassie Erasmus
Springboks’ performance embarrassing: Erasmus 26 August 2018, 2:58 PM

Springboks Coach Rassie Erasmus has described South Africa's Rugby Championship defeat to Argentina as simply, embarrassing.

Ethiopia’s Yinesu wins Mandela Marathon 26 August 2018, 10:37 AM

Ethiopian Sintayheu Yinesu has won the forty-two kilometre race at the 2018 Mandela Marathon in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. It was his first attempt at the race.

Cape Town City see off Sundowns 1-0 26 August 2018, 7:38 AM

Cape Town City have beaten a second string Mamelodi Sundowns one-nil in the first leg of the MTN8 semi-final at the Cape Town Stadium.

Members of the All Blacks in action
New Zealand wins Trans-Tasmanian Bledisloe Cup 25 August 2018, 6:47 PM

New Zealand has claimed the coveted Trans-Tasmanian Bledisloe Cup for the 16th consecutive time with an emphatic 40-12 win over Australia in their second Rugby Championship match at Eden Park in Auckland.

SuperSport coach cautious ahead of Chiefs’ clash 25 August 2018, 1:20 PM

SuperSport United have a date with Kaizer Chiefs in their MTN8  first leg semi-final at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville in Pretoria on Sunday afternoon. 

Cape Town City mentor Benni McCarthy
Cape Town City players ready to shine against Sundowns 25 August 2018, 9:29 AM

The MTN8 first leg semi-finals take place this weekend. Cape Town City are at home against Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday afternoon.

All Blacks team members
New Zealand’s dominance of world rugby to continue on Saturday 24 August 2018, 9:20 PM

New Zealand's dominance of world rugby is set to continue on Saturday when they take on Australia in the Rugby Championship in Auckland.

Bett latest Kenyan athlete to test positive for EPO 24 August 2018, 9:12 PM

Kipyegon Bett, Kenya’s world 800 metres bronze medallist, has tested positive for banned blood booster Erythropoeitin (EPO), Athletics Kenya (AK), officials said on Friday.

Luke November
A young SA baseball player has opportunity of a lifetime 24 August 2018, 8:54 PM

A young South African baseball player has an opportunity of a lifetime to showcase his talents in the USA. 

Tiger Woods
Woods looks forward to something different 24 August 2018, 8:36 PM

Tiger Woods says he is looking forward to something different when he and Phil Mickelson compete in a head-to-head golf showdown during United States' Thanksgiving weekend in November.

Palestinian FA boss gets 12-month ‘match’ ban over Messi comments 24 August 2018, 5:08 PM

FIFA on Friday hit the Palestinian Football Association chief with a year-long "match" ban after he called for protests against Lionel Messi over plans for Argentina to play Israel in Jerusalem.