Chelsea see off Porto to reach Champions League semis despite Taremi stunner

14 April 2021, 6:41 AM
Chelsea hung on to reach the Champions League semi-finals with a 2-1 aggregate win despite Mehdi Taremi's stunning overhead kick in added time handing Porto a 1-0 victory in the quarter-final second leg on Tuesday.
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Sharks upbeat about 2018 Super Rugby season 17 January 2018, 8:07 PM

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Southern Kings players blamed for poor performance 17 January 2018, 4:49 PM

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Controversy clouds Under 19 Cricket World Cup match 17 January 2018, 11:59 AM

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Coach calls for final push as Proteas eye series win 17 January 2018, 6:01 AM

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Nedbank Cup to see ABSA premiership teams battle it out 16 January 2018, 7:49 PM

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All systems go for Cape Town Cycle Tour 16 January 2018, 12:29 PM

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SA sees growth in women’s golf 16 January 2018, 9:31 AM

Golfer Ashleigh Buhai says local golfers will be able to test themselves against the best and see the level they need to step it up to because it is a big step from an amateur to a professional.

Sharapova, Kerber light up Aussie Open 16 January 2018, 6:32 AM

Former champions Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber turned on the style to sweep into the Australian Open second round Tuesday, but it was curtains for lanky Canadian Milos Raonic.

Rival gladiators Kohli and De Villiers hold centre stage 15 January 2018, 9:23 PM

Virat Kohli played one of the great innings in the young history of Test matches between India and the Standard Bank Proteas to leave the second Sunfoil Freedom Test match balanced on a knife-edge after three days of intense competition between the two highest rank sides in world cricket at the moment. By making 153 […]

Ryan Giggs named Wales manager 15 January 2018, 3:39 PM

Wales have appointed former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs as their manager, the Football Association of Wales announced on social media on Monday.

Sundowns snatch Jeremy Brockie from rivals 15 January 2018, 2:39 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns have snatched the Jeremy Brockie’s signature from SuperSport United to reinforce their striking force.

Steinhoff drops Springboks sponsorship 15 January 2018, 12:48 PM

Embattled South African international retail holding company, Steinhoff International, has withdrawn its sponsorship of the Springbok Men's and Women's, and SA Rugby Sevens Academy teams.

Arrows beat SuperSport 1-0 15 January 2018, 6:02 AM

Golden Arrows defeated SuperSport United 1-0 in an Absa Premiership clash played at the Princess Magogo Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

SA Under 19 cricket overwhelms Kenyans 14 January 2018, 4:18 PM

South Africa's Under 19 cricket team got their ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup campaign off to an emphatic start in their opening match in Lincoln, New Zealand.

Free State, Chiefs register wins, move up log 14 January 2018, 6:57 AM

A solitary goal through Harris Tchilimbou gave Free State Stars a 1-0 win over Cape Town City in the Absa Premiership match at Goble Park Stadium in Bethlehem, Free State.

Mpumalanga Cycle Tour kicks off 13 January 2018, 6:49 PM

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Maritzburg United thrashes Celtic 13 January 2018, 9:00 AM

Maritzburg United's victory over Bloemfontein Celtic takes the Team of Choice to fourth spot on the league standings, while Phunya Sele Sele slip down to seventh place.

Muguruza aims for ‘pain-free’ Australian Open 13 January 2018, 8:50 AM

World number three Garbine Muguruza said Saturday she was hoping to be "pain-free" to begin her Australian Open campaign, but admitted she would have liked a better start to 2018.

Jesus could return in two or three weeks: Guardiola 12 January 2018, 8:47 PM

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus could return in two to three weeks after receiving treatment on his knee injury in Spain, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.

6-0 means nothing when you play Pirates: Mosimane 12 January 2018, 5:55 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns are bracing themselves for a tough ABSA Premiership match against Orlando Pirates at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday afternoon.

Amajimbos back in training ahead of Swaziland trip 12 January 2018, 11:20 AM

The 36-man South African Under-17 training squad returned to camp ahead of practice matches in Swaziland next week.

De Sa delighted with Rambuwane signing 12 January 2018, 10:14 AM

Platinum Stars coach Roger De Sa is delighted to have managed to secure the signature of the youngster Zama Ramabuwane from SuperSport United.

Chippa to take on Wits on the weekend 12 January 2018, 9:30 AM

Chippa United will be playing against the defending Premier Soccer League champs Bidvest Wits this weekend.

Thabo Rakhale’s loan transfer – sign of self-hatred? 12 January 2018, 9:09 AM

For any African football person, in whatever capacity, to admonish African flair … that is self-hatred, writes Sipho Kekana. This is who we are and we are fighting it! We are victimising our jewels for shining. South Africa is not an extension of Europe. We are not a province of Europe.

Eto’o believes in Bafana Bafana’s potential to be Africa’s powerhouse 11 January 2018, 9:03 PM

Former Barcelona striker, Samuel E'too, believes that South Africa has the potential to become Africa's powerhouse, but only if they go back to basics.

Branden Grace, three eagles later, settles for a share of the lead 11 January 2018, 7:19 PM

Branden Grace achieved a career first of three eagles in one round as he opened with a 65 to share the lead on Thursday’s Day one of the BMW South African Open at Glendower Golf Club. Grace’s round of seven under par saw him join American Chase Koepka at the top of the leaderboard and […]

Bidvest Wits beat SuperSport 2-0 11 January 2018, 4:57 PM

The ABSA Premiership defending champions, Bidvest Wits, beat SuperSport United 2-nil in Johannesburg on Wednesday night. With the win, Wits moved off the foot of the table. The Clever Boys, however, are still not out of the woods as they are 15th on the log with 14 points from 16 matches just a point above […]

Cream of Varsity cricketers in action at Potch for T20 tournament 11 January 2018, 11:42 AM

Potchefstroom will once again play host to Varsity Cricket for six days of action from January 29 to February 3 with NWU (North-West University) out to defend their T20 title in the eight-team competition.