Chiefs held to a 1-1 draw

27 January 2021, 8:33 AM
Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs failed to make their home ground advantage after playing unnecessary draws earlier on Tuesday evening.
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McIlroy hoping for ‘close to normal’ Ryder Cup 20 January 2021, 5:13 PM

Rory McIlroy said he is hopeful that a near-capacity crowd will be able to attend the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin in September.

England coach Jones isolating after Proudfoot positive for COVID-19 20 January 2021, 3:00 PM

England head coach Eddie Jones is self-isolating after assistant Matt Proudfoot tested positive for COVID-19, England Rugby said in a statement on Wednesday.

Two more Australian Open players test positive for COVID-19 20 January 2021, 10:16 AM

Two more Australian Open players have tested positive for COVID-19, government officials said on Wednesday, as authorities were at cross-purposes over who would pay for the tournament’s quarantine bill.

Chiefs thump TTM 3-0 19 January 2021, 9:04 PM

Kaizer Chiefs have moved from eighth to the seventh position on the log after they thumped Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) three-nil in a DStv Premiership match at the FNB Stadium.

India coach Shastri hails ‘one of the greatest series ever’ 19 January 2021, 2:45 PM

An injury-ravaged India's 2-1 triumph in Australia under a stand-in captain will go down as one of the greatest series ever played, coach Ravi Shastri said on Tuesday.

Australian Open boss says ‘vast majority’ of players back hard quarantine 19 January 2021, 8:43 AM

Australian Open boss Craig Tiley said on Tuesday most players supported being locked down in hard quarantine as a government official reported three new cases of COVID-19 might be linked to participants of the Grand Slam.

India eye fairytale win, as Australia fret over Starc 18 January 2021, 2:15 PM

Injury-ravaged India will have to chase 324 runs for a fairytale victory in the fourth test decider against Australia as an epic series that has ebbed and flowed draws to a fitting climax on the final day at the Gabba.

Sri Lanka skipper admits woeful batting costs test 18 January 2021, 10:11 AM

Sri Lanka stand-in captain Dinesh Chandimal admitted a woeful batting performance in the first innings cost his team the first test against England at Galle International Stadium.

Jaded Liverpool lack guile to open up solid United 18 January 2021, 12:15 AM

There was a 33-point gap between champions Liverpool and Manchester United last season. So, a 0-0 draw at Anfield, which kept Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's visitors top of the table, represents a major shift in the North-West balance of power. 

Ndombele’s stunner helps Tottenham win at Sheff United 17 January 2021, 7:07 PM

Tottenham Hotspur's record signing Tanguy Ndombele conjured a moment of magic to seal his side's 3-1 victory at the Premier League's bottom club Sheffield United on Sunday.

Leopards shock Pirates with a 2-0 victory to ease their relegation woes 17 January 2021, 6:24 PM

Black Leopards eased their relegation woes with a 2-0 win over Orlando Pirates in Thohoyandou on Sunday afternoon.

Leach takes five wickets as nervous England near victory 17 January 2021, 2:43 PM

Left-arm spinner Jack Leach took five wickets as England edged towards victory over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle

Sundar and Thakur lead India’s resistance in Brisbane Test 17 January 2021, 8:59 AM

Australia claimed two more wickets in Sunday's second session but debutant Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur offered lower-order resistance to take India to 253-6 at tea on day three of the fourth and final Test in Brisbane.

Mount strikes as Chelsea edge 10-man Fulham 17 January 2021, 12:10 AM

A late goal from Mason Mount gave Chelsea a laboured 1-0 win at 10-man Fulham in the Premier League on Saturday, easing some of the pressure off their manager Frank Lampard. 

Zango leaps into record books with world indoor triple jump mark 16 January 2021, 9:12 PM

Hugues Fabrice Zango became the first athlete from Burkina Faso to set a world record when he posted the longest ever indoor triple jump with a leap of 18.07 metres at an event in Aubiere in France on Saturday.

Sundowns still top of the log following goalless Tshwane Derby 16 January 2021, 6:09 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns are still top of the DSTV Premiership after playing to a goalless draw against second-placed SuperSport United in Pretoria on Saturday afternoon.

Australia frustrated as rain dampens Gabba decider 16 January 2021, 2:32 PM

A heavy downpour frustrated Australia on day two of the fourth test decider in Brisbane on Saturday, with play abandoned after tea and India spared from resuming on 62 for two in reply to the home side's first innings 369. 

Ozil to end Arsenal contract, move to Fenerbahce: The Athletic 16 January 2021, 2:22 PM

Arsenal and midfielder Mesut Ozil have reached an agreement in principle to terminate the German's contract six months before it expires so he can seal a move to the Turkish club Fenerbahce, The Athletic reported on Saturday.

Rain delays resumption of fourth Test between Australia and India 16 January 2021, 8:07 AM

A rain-storm delayed the resumption of the fourth Test between Australia and India in Brisbane after tea on day two on Saturday.

Gaza man with disabilities conquers karate 15 January 2021, 9:03 PM

Youssef Abu Amira, a Palestinian law school graduate, never let disabilities hold him back. Born without legs and with only partially developed arms, he has taken up a new challenge - karate.

Japan to ban entry of foreign athletes during virus emergency 15 January 2021, 7:13 PM

Japan will temporarily suspend exemptions allowing foreign athletes to train in the country ahead of the Summer Olympics, Kyodo News reported, as it closes its borders to contain a surge in COVID-19 cases just six months before the Games.

German doctor jailed for almost five years for blood doping 15 January 2021, 3:30 PM

A Munich court on Friday sentenced a German sports doctor to four years and 10 months in prison for masterminding an international network that helped athletes with blood doping for years.

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Auckland City withdraw from Club World Cup over COVID-19 quarantine measures 15 January 2021, 2:32 PM

 Auckland City have withdrawn from next month's Club World Cup due to the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine measures required by New Zealand's authorities, world soccer's governing body FIFA said on Friday.

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India paceman Saini taken from field as he suffers an injury 15 January 2021, 6:22 AM

India's injury woes deepened on the opening day of the fourth test against Australia at the Gabba on Friday with paceman Navdeep Saini coming off the field after lunch with an apparent groin issue.

Nedbank Cup
2020/21 Nedbank Cup to feature no non-professional football teams 14 January 2021, 8:40 PM

South African Football Association announced that all non-professional football teams will not be participating in the 2021 Nedbank Cup, following the adjusted lockdown level three.

Proteas
Proteas coach says team will use few days to settle in Pakistan 14 January 2021, 3:03 PM

South Africa's cricket coach, Mark Boucher, says they will use the few days before their first test match of the two-match series against Pakistan later this month, to adapt to the conditions in that country.

NTSB to hold hearing to determine probable cause of Bryant’s fatal crash in February 14 January 2021, 8:44 AM

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Wednesday it would hold a hearing on February 9 to determine the probable cause of the January 2020 helicopter crash that killed retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others.

Chiefs end a seven-match winless run with a 1-0 victory over AmaZulu 13 January 2021, 7:02 PM

Kaizer Chiefs have ended a seven match winless streak after they beat AmaZulu during their DStv Premiership clash. at the Kings Park Stadium. With that victory, Chiefs are now equal on points with Usuthu on ten points.

Jones defies rare physical condition to qualify for Australian Open 13 January 2021, 3:42 PM

Britain's Francesca Jones, who suffers from a rare genetic condition, reached her maiden Grand Slam main draw on Wednesday when she beat China's Lu Jiajing in the final round of Australian Open qualifying in Dubai.

Eastern Province Elephants eyeing elite local rugby competition 13 January 2021, 9:00 AM

The Eastern Province Elephants are relishing the opportunity to play in the elite local rugby competition this season.