Conte hesitant to drop misfiring Kane ahead of busy schedule

4 December 2021, 9:03 AM
Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte said he is not prepared to drop out-of-form striker Harry Kane from the team ahead of a hectic festive schedule, with eight games in all competitions remaining in December.
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England's Ian Poulter and American, Beau Hossler, are tied for the lead on 14 under par going into the final round of the Houston Open golf tournament in Texas.

‘Arrogant’ Mamelodi Sundowns stay on course for treble 1 April 2018, 7:55 PM

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Sloane Stephens wins Miami Open 1 April 2018, 6:16 PM

Miami Open tennis tournament

Pogba insists problems ‘can only make me stronger’ 1 April 2018, 5:04 PM

Paul Pogba told French television that his recent struggles to hold down a regular starting place at Manchester United were something that had "never happened to me before."

Laporte urges City to beat Man United to win league in style 1 April 2018, 2:46 PM

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Female runner dies during Two Oceans Marathon 1 April 2018, 7:30 AM

The runner, according to organisers, began experiencing severe discomfort before collapsing on Southern Cross Drive.

Water sports competition attracts huge crowd in E Cape 31 March 2018, 9:42 PM

Spectators at the second annual Amanzi Festival in Port Alfred are getting everything they bargained for and more.

Zverev to face Isner in Miami Masters 31 March 2018, 8:24 PM

Miami Masters tennis tournament.

Gerda Steyn wins women’s Two Oceans Ultra Marathon 31 March 2018, 7:40 PM

South Africa's Gerda Steyn won the women's race at this year's Two Oceans Ultra Marathon in Cape Town.

Salah strikes again to move Liverpool into second 31 March 2018, 3:59 PM

Mohamed Salah rode to Liverpool's rescue once more with the winner six minutes from time as the visitors ground out a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday to move into second in the Premier League.

Tearful Warner says tampering scandal may spell doom for Australia career 31 March 2018, 11:30 AM

Former Test vice-captain David Warner said he realised he may never play for his country again as he tearfully apologised Saturday over a ball-tampering scandal which has had deep repercussions for Australian cricket.

Kenyan Kemboi wins men’s Two Oceans 31 March 2018, 10:32 AM

Kenya’s Justin Kemboi won the men’s Two Oceans Marathon in a time of three hours nine minutes 19 seconds (3:19:19) in Cape Town on Saturday.

Aiden Markram ton helps SA to 313/6 at stumps on day one 30 March 2018, 9:06 PM

Aiden Markram scored his second century of the series as South Africa reached 313/6 by the close of play on day one of the fourth Test against Australia at the Wanderers, in Johannesburg, on Friday. Despite a strong start by the hosts as they reached 247/2, Australia fought back late in the day to take […]

Sundowns aim to win game against Cape Town City 30 March 2018, 8:36 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns Coach, Pitso Mosimane, expects fireworks when they play Cape Town City in the Nedbank Cup quarterfinals on Saturday evening at the Cape Town stadium.

Hurricanes beat Rebels in Australia 30 March 2018, 6:41 PM

Super Rugby log leaders the Rebels of Australia got a rude awakening when New Zealand outfit the Hurricanes beat them 50-19 in Melbourne Australia.

Road closures ahead of Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon 30 March 2018, 4:02 PM

The City of Cape Town has warned motorists of numerous road closures ahead of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon taking place in the city this weekend.

Proteas make steady start as focus returns to cricket 30 March 2018, 1:26 PM

Aiden Markram made an unbeaten half-century to give South Africa a steady start against Australia in the fourth and final Test as action on the field took centre stage after the ball-tampering scandal.

Australia look for redemption after week of crying shame 30 March 2018, 6:52 AM

Embattled Australia go back to the business of playing cricket Friday after a week of scandal, suspensions, confessions and torrents of tears.

SAFA supports Jordaan despite looming legal action 29 March 2018, 4:43 PM

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Lehmann resigns as Australia coach 29 March 2018, 2:53 PM

Darren Lehmann has resigned as Australia's cricket coach.

Wenda Nel wins 400m-hurdles in Queensland 29 March 2018, 10:41 AM

Commonwealth Games athlete Wenda Nel stepped up her preparations with a fine win on Australian soil on Wednesday.

Ndoro ordered to stop playing for Ajax Cape Town 29 March 2018, 7:10 AM

The South African Football Association's Arbitrator has ordered Ajax Cape Town striker, Tendai Ndoro to stop playing for his team.

Australia coach Lehmann wants forgiveness for banned trio 28 March 2018, 7:47 PM

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Smith, Warner banned for one year 28 March 2018, 11:29 AM

Steve Smith and David Warner, the former captain and vice captain of the Australian cricket team, have been banned for one year.

Aussie trio sent home over ball tampering scandal 28 March 2018, 5:52 AM

Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith, former vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft are expected to fly home from South Africa on Wednesday after being suspended for the fourth Test in Johannesburg starting on Friday.

Blue Bulls player case remanded for further investigation 27 March 2018, 9:17 PM

The Blue Bulls rugby player accused of raping an 18-year-old girl in the Eastern Cape appeared briefly in the New Brighton Magistrate’s Court.

Three Australian players conspired to cheat against SA 27 March 2018, 7:21 PM

Cricket Australia (CA) says only three players conspired to cheat against South Africa.

Morkel rockets up Test bowlers ranking, now world No 6 27 March 2018, 4:04 PM

Fast bowlers Trent Boult and Morne Morkel have made significant gains in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after their 'player-of-the-match' efforts in the Auckland and Cape Town Tests, respectively.

Semenya ‘honoured’ to be SA flagbearer at Commonwealth Games 27 March 2018, 10:24 AM

Caster Semenya will be South Africa's flagbearer at the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast, Australia, it was announced at Monday's farewell dinner for the athletes in Johannesburg.

Rugby player back in E Cape court for rape charge 27 March 2018, 6:23 AM

The case against a 19-year-old Blue Bulls rugby player, charged with rape and robbery, will resume in the New Brighton Magistrate’s Court in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday. The former Grey High School pupil, who cannot be named until he has formally pleaded, is facing charges after an 18-year-old woman opened a case against him […]