Local football was once on the right track, but there’s still hope: Singh

9 July 2020, 8:55 PM
While the South African Football Association (SAFA) is usually a subject of criticism, former SAFA Instructor, Sudesh Singh has come out to say the association was in fact once headed in the right direction.
British Open is his best chance of winning another major, Woods says 17 July 2018, 4:14 PM

Tiger Woods says the British Open represents his best chance of winning another major championship, and with some "cleaner golf" this might be the week be breaks his decade-plus major drought.

Mercedes still fastest despite lost points: Wolff 17 July 2018, 3:42 PM

Formula One champions Mercedes made mistakes in the last three back-to-back races but they still have the fastest car, according to team boss Toto Wolff.

England bowl in India ODI series-decider 17 July 2018, 3:26 PM

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field in the third and deciding one-day international against India at Headingley on Tuesday.

Croatians hail returning World Cup squad 17 July 2018, 7:15 AM

Hundreds of thousands of Croatians took to the streets in Zagreb on Monday to greet their players as they returned home from Russia after losing the World Cup final.

I’m ‘not like others’ says Ronaldo at Juve unveiling 16 July 2018, 8:55 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo said that he's "different" from other players of his age who move to China or Qatar for mega-money deals, during his official unveiling as a Juventus player on Monday.

Zaman-inspired Pakistan dominate Zimbabwe 16 July 2018, 8:21 PM

An elated Fakhar Zaman cracked a career-best 117 as Pakistan dominated with both bat and ball to win the second of five one-day internationals against Zimbabwe by nine wickets on Monday.

Crowds pack Champs Elysees as French World Cup winners return home 16 July 2018, 7:24 PM

The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes' welcome on Monday as hundreds of thousands packed the Champs Elysees for their victory parade ahead of a presidential reception in the evening.

South Africa’s Shamsi leaves Sri Lanka tour 16 July 2018, 5:32 PM

South Africa spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has left the tour of Sri Lanka for unspecified family reasons, officials said on Monday.

Pacquiao eyes ‘two or three fights’ more after Matthysse win 16 July 2018, 4:21 PM

Manny Pacquiao said Monday he was good for "two or three" more fights, naming Terence Crawford, Vasyl Lomachenko or Floyd Mayweather as possible opponents a day after winning a new world title.

Ronaldo greets Juve fans, sparks Champions League dreams 16 July 2018, 4:12 PM

Juventus fans gave Cristiano Ronaldo a rousing welcome on Monday as the club prepared to unveil the superstar summer signing they hope will bring the Champions League trophy back to Turin.

Halep stays on top as Kerber and Serena move up 16 July 2018, 3:57 PM

Simona Halep retained the number one spot in the latest women's rankings despite losing in the third round at Wimbledon, but below her the upsets at the grass-court major caused turmoil.

Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against Povetkin 16 July 2018, 2:36 PM

Britain's Anthony Joshua will defend his World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organization and International Boxing Federation heavyweight titles against Russia's Alexander Povetkin at London's Wembley Stadium on September 22.

Djokovic back in top 10 after Wimbledon exploits 16 July 2018, 2:24 PM

Novak Djokovic's fourth Wimbledon win propelled him back into the top 10 of the latest ATP rankings released Monday.

World Cup Trophy
After Russia, World Cup focus now turns to Qatar 16 July 2018, 6:03 AM

Germany came out of its shell, South Africa exceeded expectations and Russia changed negative perceptions when they all hosted the World Cup but just what will unfold in four years' time when the tournament goes to Qatar is anyone's guess.

France lift second World Cup after winning classic final 4-2 15 July 2018, 7:18 PM

France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia's dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades.

Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title and 13th major 15 July 2018, 7:11 PM

Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown on Sunday when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3).

Goals, Neymar and Kalinic: best and worst of the World Cup 15 July 2018, 4:38 PM

FIVE MEMORABLE MOMENTS * No room for Lionel Messi in this list, but Cristiano Ronaldo bags a spot with some individual brilliance that will live long in the memory. Having led Spain twice, but trailing 3-2 in the dying minutes of their opening group game, Portugal won a free kick from 25 yards out. Cometh […]

Athletes in Mandela Marathon close to the 45 km mark 15 July 2018, 3:17 PM

Athletes participating in the 100 kilometre Mandela Marathon are close to the 45 kilometre mark.

Athletes run 100km to honour Mandela 15 July 2018, 9:54 AM

A large group of athletes in the 100 kilometre Mandela Marathon has gone passed the 25 kilometre spot on a gravel road.

It’s just the beginning, says beaten Serena 15 July 2018, 7:22 AM

Serena Williams said the latest chapter in her tennis life was "just beginning" on Saturday after seeing her hopes of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title dashed in the Wimbledon final.

France holds breath as football brings nation together 15 July 2018, 7:10 AM

French fans dared to dream of a World Cup victory on Sunday as they prepared to watch the game on a sunny summer weekend after a tournament that has lifted spirits and led to a rare sense of national unity.

David vs Goliath in Sunday’s World Cup final 14 July 2018, 7:12 PM

The battle lines have been drawn in the 2018 FIFA World Cup final match.

Sri Lanka thrash Proteas in first Test 14 July 2018, 3:04 PM

Sri Lanka comprehensively beat the Proteas by 278-runs inside three days of their first cricket test in Galle to take a 1-0 lead in the two test series.

Reputations burnished, others buffeted at “best World Cup ever” 14 July 2018, 2:03 PM

A stage for new beginnings, a cementer of fortunes, a last resting place for life-long dreams, the 2018 soccer World Cup was so much more than a month-long festival of goals and glory.

World Cup: Road to the final 14 July 2018, 1:04 PM

France play Croatia in the World Cup final at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday.

Kevin Anderson
Anderson faces another epic battle… to get fit for final 14 July 2018, 8:27 AM

 As if surviving a six hour, 36 minute marathon was not enough punishment for his body, Kevin Anderson is now hoping his "sore" and "swollen" feet, and "jelly-like" legs will be able to withstand one final test in Sunday's men's final at Wimbledon.

Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba
Croatia stand between Mbappe’s France and World Cup glory 14 July 2018, 7:00 AM

A month on and 63 games later, the 2018 World Cup reaches its climax on Sunday as a young France side spearheaded by Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann look to win the trophy for the second time when they take on Croatia in Moscow.

Have mercy! Anderson demands rule change after Wimbledon epic 13 July 2018, 9:55 PM

Exhausted Kevin Anderson called for Grand Slam chiefs to introduce a cut-off point for final set marathons after the South African reached the Wimbledon final by winning the second longest ever singles match at a major.

New faces, same tactics for Belgium v England, says Martinez 13 July 2018, 9:54 PM

Some of the players will be different but there will be no tactical surprises when Belgium face England for a second time at the World Cup in Russia on Saturday to decide third place, Belgium coach Roberto Martinez said.

FIFA fines Swedish, Croatian FAs over break of equipment rules 13 July 2018, 9:10 PM

The Swedish and Croatian Football Associations were fined 50,000 Swiss francs each by FIFA on Friday for breaches by some of their players of the global soccer body's marketing and media regulations regarding equipment.