Statue of Kobe and Gigi Bryant placed at crash site on anniversary

27 January 2022, 7:44 AM
A sculpture of NBA great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant was brought on Wednesday to the helicopter crash site where they perished alongside seven others on a hillside near Los Angeles two years ago.
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Kiprop says doping officials took money 4 May 2018, 6:57 AM

Kenya's former Olympic and world 1,500 metres champion Asbel Kiprop said on Thursday that a doping sample might have been tampered with by testers who not only tipped him off about their visit but also took a payment from him.

Stormers counting on home advantage against Bulls 3 May 2018, 7:00 PM

The Stormers are counting on home advantage when they play the Bulls in a North versus South Super Rugby clash at Newlands on Saturday.

ASA to challenge IAAF’s “anti-Caster Clause” 3 May 2018, 4:35 PM

Athletics South Africa (Asa) has confirmed it will challenge the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)'s new regulations, which are fast becoming known as the "Caster Clause".

Kenya appoints French coach 3 May 2018, 2:59 PM

Frenchman Sebastien Migne has been named Kenya’s new football coach, filling a post left vacant by the February departure of Belgian Paul Put. Migne, 45, signed a three-year deal and arrives from Congo-Brazzaville where he helped guide the national side to its first African Cup of Nations since 2000. “It’s a new challenge for me. […]

Mega match-ups as CAF Champions League groups kick off 3 May 2018, 9:45 AM

The 2018 CAF Champions League group phase kicks off this weekend with mega matches in Egypt, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa among the eight fixtures.

‘It was just crazy’ – Klopp joy after Liverpool survive Roma thriller 3 May 2018, 5:54 AM

Jurgen Klopp saluted his Liverpool heroes as they survived a semi-final thriller against Roma to book a Champions League final showdown with Real Madrid. Klopp’s side emerged victorious from a goal-packed Champions League semi-final, winning 7-6 on aggregate despite losing the second leg 4-2 in Rome on Wednesday. Liverpool were in control at 2-1 up, […]

Men involved in Moses Mabhida violence to plead guilty 2 May 2018, 4:58 PM

Three men arrested in connection with violence that broke out after at the Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium a week ago, have told the Durban Magistrates Court that they will plead guilty.

Thai ‘dwarf giant’ Wanheng equals Mayweather’s 50 2 May 2018, 4:24 PM

Thai boxer Wanheng Menayothin clinched his 50th straight victory on Wednesday, stopping a Panamanian challenger to hold onto his WBC minimumweight belt and tie the undefeated record of boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Red alert in Rome ahead of Liverpool match 2 May 2018, 11:50 AM

Rome is on red alert with 3,000 police officers deployed to avoid ugly scenes during Roma's Champions League return leg match against Liverpool at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday.

Italian league probe Matuidi racist abuse claims 2 May 2018, 10:31 AM

The Italian league are investigating reports that Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi was the victim of racist abuse during Saturday's Serie A game against Inter Milan at the San Siro.

South African IAAF legal expert resigns over new hyperandrogenism rule 2 May 2018, 5:58 AM

A South African legal expert has resigned from the IAAF’s disciplinary tribunal in protest at a new hyperandrogenism rule that could result in bans for some female athletes unless they undergo testosterone-reducing treatment.

Benzema brace sends Real into Champions League final 2 May 2018, 5:40 AM

Real Madrid are within touching distance of a third consecutive Champions League triumph after Karim Benzema scored twice to eliminate Bayern Munich on Tuesday and book their place in the final.

Returning Hewitt wins doubles opener at Estoril 1 May 2018, 10:04 PM

Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt combined perfectly with teenage talent Alex de Minaur on Tuesday as the one-off doubles pairing knocked the second seeds out in the opening round at the Estoril Open. The ad-hoc Australian combination overwhelmed South African Raven Klaasen and New Zealand’s Michael Venus, with the seeds exiting 6-4, 6-4 in […]

Kaizer Chiefs’ disciplinary hearing moved to May 9th 1 May 2018, 8:04 PM

The Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee has rescheduled Kaizer Chiefs' disciplinary hearing.

FIFA to advance African teams $2 mln World Cup prize cash 1 May 2018, 3:25 PM

FIFA will advance $2 million in prize money to each of the five African teams that have qualified for the World Cup to help them prepare for the tournament, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said. Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia have qualified for the tournament in Russia, and CAF president Ahmad Ahmad said […]

Real Madrid will not hold back against Bayern: Zidane 1 May 2018, 7:39 AM

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said his side will look to attack Bayern Munich quickly on Tuesday's (May 1) Champions League semi-final second leg.

Jaco Kriel
Springbok star Kriel reunited with former coach Ackermann 30 April 2018, 3:37 PM

South African international Jaco Kriel, who captained the Lions to successive Super Rugby finals, has signed for English Premiership side Gloucester.

Lionel Messi
Barca clinch 25th La Liga title 30 April 2018, 5:54 AM

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as Barcelona clinched a 25th La Liga title on Sunday.

Wenger given Old Trafford send-off by Ferguson 29 April 2018, 9:37 PM

Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was warmly greeted by the Manchester United fans and presented with a gift by former United boss Alex Ferguson on his final visit to Old Trafford as Gunners’ boss on Sunday. Wenger and Ferguson were fierce rivals for many years as Arsenal and United battled for Premier League supremacy in […]

Alexander Bjork wins his maiden European Tour title 29 April 2018, 8:59 PM

Sweden's Alexander Bjork won his maiden European Tour title in his 44th appearance, after clinching the China Open by one stroke in Beijing.

Bheka Phakathi
Tributes continue to pour in for Phakathi 29 April 2018, 8:41 PM

Tributes are pouring in for former Bafana Bafana player Bheka Phakathi. 43-year-old Phakathi was tragically killed in a car accident on the R33 in Greytown in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands in the early hours of Sunday morning. It’s believed that the driver of vehicle that collided with them lost control and veered off the road. He […]

Fiji storm to Sevens victory in Singapore 29 April 2018, 7:09 PM

Olympic champions Fiji stormed to victory in a dramatic final at the Singapore Sevens on Sunday, narrowly edging out a captainless Australia 28-22 to go top of the circuit table.

Lucky Lewis ends win drought in Azerbaijan 29 April 2018, 5:25 PM

Lewis Hamilton celebrated one of the luckiest wins of his career on Sunday after a crash-strewn and chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix that catapulted him into the lead of the Formula One world championship. The surprise victory, after team mate Valtteri Bottas suffered a puncture with three laps left while leading, ended a six race drought […]

Former soccer player Bheka Phakathi dies 29 April 2018, 1:53 PM

Respected former soccer player, Bheka Phakathi has died. Orlando Pirates Football Club released a statement on Sunday saying they are “saddened to learn of the passing away of former player Bheka Phakathi.” Phakathi, played for the Pirates between 2002 and 2005. He was coaching ABC Motsepe outfit Mvithi at the time of his passing, a […]

Ancelotti turns down Italy coaching job – reports 29 April 2018, 12:23 PM

Carlo Ancelotti has turned down the offer to take over as Italy coach, according to press reports on Sunday.

Reds upset Lions in Super Rugby match 28 April 2018, 9:55 PM

The Reds pulled-off an upset to down the Lion 27-22 in a Super Rugby match played at the Suncorp stadium, Brisbane Australia.

Otaegui, Wallace share lead in China Open 28 April 2018, 8:27 PM

Spain's Adrian Otaegui joined Matt Wallace of England on 12 under at the top of the leader board after the third round of the European Tour's China Open in Beijing.

Sundowns take Absa PSL championship 28 April 2018, 7:25 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns are the 2017/2018 ABSA Premiership champions.

Vettel beats Hamilton to pole hat-trick in Baku 28 April 2018, 7:11 PM

Ferrari's Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel completed a pole position hat-trick on Saturday (April 28) by beating title rival Lewis Hamilton to the top slot at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Arsene Wenger
Departing Wenger wants peaceful end to Mourinho rivalry 28 April 2018, 4:23 PM

Arsene Wenger says he hopes his farewell match at Old Trafford on Sunday passes off "peacefully" but has admitted he is unsure he will ever be friends with Jose Mourinho.