Italy’s oldest soccer club Genoa set to be bought by US 777Partners

22 September 2021, 4:35 PM
 Italian businessman Enrico Preziosi has agreed to sell Serie A club Genoa, Italy's oldest soccer club, to US investment firm 777Partners, sources close to the deal said on Wednesday.
Le Clos named ambassador for 2018 Youth Olympic Games 17 November 2017, 4:40 PM

Chad le Clos has fond memories of Singapore, and was back in town on Friday for the Airwave Swimming World Cup to announce he would be an ambassador for next October’s Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. “I am really excited to be back here for a seventh time now. I had my big break […]

All Blacks celebrate eight years as World Rugby’s No 1 17 November 2017, 11:39 AM

World champions New Zealand on Friday mark eight years – or 2,922 consecutive days – as the number one side on World Rugby’s Rankings.

SuperSport United, TP Mazembe renew CAF rivalry 17 November 2017, 11:32 AM

SuperSport United and TP Mazembe will clash in the first leg of the 2017 CAF Confederations Cup final at the Stade TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi on Sunday at 3.30pm.

Serena Williams ties the knot 17 November 2017, 6:39 AM

Tennis star Serena Williams has tied the knot with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans in the US.

Extensive changes made in Boks team 16 November 2017, 4:08 PM

As expected, Springbok Coach Allister Coetzee has made extensive changes to the Springbok team for Saturday's test against France in Paris.

Cricket coach names a support staff 16 November 2017, 3:20 PM

Proteas cricket coach Ottis Gibson has named a support staff that is all South African.

Dissapointment as France named host of 2023 Rugby World Cup 16 November 2017, 11:16 AM

It was a shock outcome and upset for South Africa, after France was named as host of the 2023 Rugby World Cup after a meeting of the World Rugby Council in London.

South Africa loses bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup 15 November 2017, 3:44 PM

France has triumphed over South Africa and Ireland for the right to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Hosts and winners in 1995, South Africa were the favourites going into the vote of the World Rugby Council in London this afternoon after the country was named preferred host by the technical committee.

Springboks prepare for second match tour in Europe 13 November 2017, 4:57 PM

South Africa’s national rugby team have started their preparations for their second match in their end of year outgoing tour to Europe, against France in Paris on Saturday.

Big night for Manyonga, Semenya at SA Sports Awards 13 November 2017, 8:29 AM

Athletics world champions Luvo Manyonga and Caster Semeya won big awards at the South African Sports Awards at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park on Sunday night.

Vettel wins as Hamilton roars back to fourth 13 November 2017, 5:48 AM

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday while newly-crowned four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton produced the drive of the day from last to fourth for champions Mercedes.

Dolphins dominate Cape Cobras in Ram Slam T20 12 November 2017, 8:58 PM

The Dolphins beat the Cape Cobras by 15 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method in their opening match of the Ram Slam T20 Challenge in Centurion.

Brad Binder shines in Moto2 championship 12 November 2017, 6:12 PM

South Africa's Brad Binder claimed a podium position for a third time in succession in the Moto2 championship.

Senegal snatch World Cup berth at Bafana’s expense 10 November 2017, 9:51 PM

Bafana Bafana’s slim hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia were ended with a 2-0 defeat to Senegal at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Friday night. Needing to beat Senegal in Polokwane, and again next Tuesday in Dakar, it was always going to take a small miracle or at least a large […]

Bafana World Cup dream over after 2-0 loss to Senegal 10 November 2017, 9:37 PM

Bafana Bafana’s slim hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia were ended with a 2-0 defeat to Senegal at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Friday night.

Chad Le Clos tipped for 4th FINA win 10 November 2017, 9:23 PM

South Africa's swimming sensation, Chad Le Clos, is on course to win an unprecedented fourth FINA swimming World Cup Series title.

C Town to host 50th FIA World Rallycross Championship 10 November 2017, 8:07 PM

Cape Town is hosting the 50th Anniversary of the FIA World Rallycross Championship this weekend. It's also the first time in the history of the event that it’s held in the Southern Hemisphere.

Ramaphosa wishes Bafana Bafana well in World Cup qualifier 10 November 2017, 4:08 PM

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has wished Bafana Bafana well ahead of their crucial World Cup qualifying match against Senegal in Polokwane on Friday night.

SA to play Egypt in 2017 Cosafa U20 chamionships 9 November 2017, 4:38 PM

The draw for the 2017 Cosafa under 20 football tournament was conducted on Thursday with South Africa being drawn in the same group as Egypt, Mozambique and Mauritius.

Tovey blames private schools for missing the mark 9 November 2017, 4:05 PM

Former Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana defender Neil Tovey has pointed out that the lack of strong football development structures in private schools is to blame for South Africa missing the mark in producing great white defenders.

Khune trains for the first time since injury 8 November 2017, 7:35 PM

Things have improved in the Bafana Bafana camp two days before their must win 2018 World Cup qualifier against Senegal

Bok Women’s Sevens step up Dubai preparations 8 November 2017, 3:42 PM

Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Renfred Dazel said on Wednesday the intensity of their training sessions will increase significantly in the next two weeks as they finalise their preparations for the Women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series leg in Dubai from November 30 to December 1.

Baxter remains hopeful amid Bafana crisis 8 November 2017, 8:31 AM

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has admitted that it has been frustrating that on an eve of an important match he has not been able to start preparations with a complete squad.

Migrant football tournament eases misery of Libya journeys 8 November 2017, 6:42 AM

Tremors of excitement rippled through a makeshift Tripoli soccer field as dozens of African migrants, in a rare show of jubilation, readied to cheer their teams to victory.

Dylan Frittelli moves to top 100 in world rankings 6 November 2017, 9:12 PM

South African Dylan Frittelli has an excellent opportunity to move into the top ten of the Race to Dubai rankings when he tees off at the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City on Thursday.

Uncertainty over Khune for Senegal clash 6 November 2017, 7:45 PM

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune, is still doubtful for South Africa's crucial back to back 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Senegal on Friday and next week Tuesday.

Bafana Bafana in Polokwane for World Cup qualifier replay 6 November 2017, 3:25 PM

Bafana Bafana have arrived in Polokwane for their must-win World Cup qualifier replay match against Senegal on Friday

No clarity if Khune will play against Senegal 6 November 2017, 10:28 AM

It is still not clear if Kaizer Chiefs keeper Itumeleng Khune will be available for Bafana Bafana's crucial back to back World Cup qualifiers against Senegal on Friday and next week Tuesday.

Kaizer Chiefs proceed to Telkom Knockout semi-finals 5 November 2017, 8:32 PM

Kaizer Chiefs remain on track for a domestic cup title.

Soweto Marathon prompts road closures 5 November 2017, 6:59 AM

The Soweto Marathon is taking place in Johannesburg Sunday morning.