Hatton ready to defend maiden PGA Tour title at Bay Hill

3 March 2021, 9:22 PM
Tyrrell Hatton added a red cardigan to his closet with his win at last year's Arnold Palmer Invitational and returns to Bay Hill this week knowing he must work on his putting if he wants to add a Green Jacket to his wardrobe at next month's Masters.
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Swallows draw against Cape Town City 21 February 2021, 8:44 PM

Swallows FC played to a 1-all draw with Cape Town City in a DSTV premiership match played in Cape Town this afternoon.

Osaka plots French Open, Wimbledon success after bossing hardcourts 21 February 2021, 6:25 PM

Having already stamped her authority on hardcourts by winning both the Australian and US Opens multiple times, Japan’s Naomi Osaka feels she is now better equipped to succeed on other surfaces.

Djokovic cruises to ninth Austalian Open title 21 February 2021, 2:28 PM

A tournament that had to contend with many uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, climaxed with Novak Djokovic remaining an unbreakable force as he thrashed Daniil Medvedev to claim a record-extending ninth Australian Open title on Sunday.

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Casemiro header snatches win for Real to close gap on Atletico 21 February 2021, 10:31 AM

A heavily depleted Real Madrid continued their pursuit of La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid with a hard-fought 1-0 victory away to struggling Real Valladolid on Saturday to move within three points of their city rivals.

Brady leaves Melbourne convinced a Grand Slam is within reach 21 February 2021, 3:15 AM

Twelve months ago the thought of winning a Grand Slam would have appeared as far-fetched as a trip to Mars for Jennifer Brady but the Australian Open campaign taught the American that a major title was well within her reach.

Chiefs move up to 8th on premiership log after draw with SuperSport 20 February 2021, 8:48 PM

Kaizer Chiefs have moved to eighth on the DSTV Premiership table after playing to a one-all draw with SuperSport United at the FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

La Liga leaders Atletico slump to shock defeat at home to Levante 20 February 2021, 8:20 PM

La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid fell to their first defeat in 12 league games when they were beaten 2-0 at home to Levante on Saturday.

Olympic champion Van Niekerk temporarily leaves long-time coach to train in the US 20 February 2021, 6:57 PM

Olympic 400 metres champion Wayde van Niekerk has temporarily separated from long-time coach ‘Tannie’ Ans Botha to train in the United States under renowned sprint mentor Lance Brauman.

‘I like to live in the moment’ says Osaka after lifting her fourth Grand Slam title 20 February 2021, 6:30 PM

Naomi Osaka added a second Australian Open title to her two U.S. Open crowns on Saturday but said she would rather "live in the moment" than set ambitious targets for further Grand Slam glory.

Osaka shines to claim second Australian Open crown 20 February 2021, 2:23 PM

Naomi Osaka gave Jennifer Brady a lesson in Grand Slam tennis as she cruised to a 6-4 6-3 win to secure her second Australian Open title on Saturday and cement her standing as the new queen of the women's game.

Mnguni hailed as a South African boxing icon 20 February 2021, 2:01 PM

Boxing South Africa (BSA) says it will remember the late former promoter Mzimasi Mnguni not only for producing great national and world champions, but for being a sophisticated negotiator.

Dan Carter
All Blacks great Carter announces retirement from professional rugby 20 February 2021, 10:48 AM

New Zealand's World Cup-winning flyhalf Dan Carter announced on Saturday his retirement from professional rugby after an illustrious 19-year career.

VIDEO: Funeral service of Mzimasi ‘Mzi’ Mnguni 20 February 2021, 9:03 AM

Veteran boxing promoter and businessman Mzimasi "Mzi"Mnguni is being laid to rest in East London today.

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Veteran boxing promoter ‘Mzi’ Mnguni to be laid to rest 20 February 2021, 6:44 AM

Veteran boxing promoter and businessman, Mzimasi "Mzi"Mnguni, will be buried in East London on Saturday.

Lockdown warrior Brady faces ultimate test against ‘new boss’ Osaka 19 February 2021, 9:18 PM

Jennifer Brady spent two weeks in hard quarantine gathering mental strength for her tilt at a maiden Grand Slam title and will hope there is plenty in reserve when she takes on Naomi Osaka in Saturday’s Australian Open final.

Russia to compete under ROC acronym in Tokyo as part of doping sanctions 19 February 2021, 5:52 PM

Russian athletes will compete under the acronym ROC at the Tokyo Olympics this year, as part of sanctions for several doping scandals, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday.

Medvedev sees off Tsitsipas to march into Australian Open final 19 February 2021, 3:09 PM

Russia's Daniil Medvedev lived up to Novak Djokovic's praise as the "man to beat" at the Australian Open when he charged into his first Melbourne Park final with an impressive 6-4 6-2 7-5 win over Stefanos Tsitsipas on Friday.

Former Olympic athlete Hashimoto chosen as head of Tokyo 2020 organising committee 19 February 2021, 7:00 AM

Japanese athlete-turned-politician Seiko Hashimoto has been chosen as president of the Tokyo 2020 Organising committee, replacing a man who resigned after setting off a furore with sexist remarks.

Pain-free Djokovic ends Karatsev run to reach ninth final 18 February 2021, 5:55 PM

Defending champion Novak Djokovic declared himself fighting fit for the Australian Open final after ending the incredible run of Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev with his “best match” of the tournament on Thursday.

Zinnbauwer to select strongest possible squad in Pirates CAF Confederation fixture 18 February 2021, 3:53 PM

Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer says he will select the strongest possible squad when they welcome Jwaneng Galaxy in the second leg of the play-off round of the CAF Confederation Cup at the Orlando Stadium on Sunday.

Osaka ends Williams’ record bid and reaches Australian Open final 18 February 2021, 10:01 AM

Naomi Osaka ended Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in a storm of power hitting on Thursday, humbling the American great 6-3 6-4 to reach her second Australian Open final.

Osaka the next hurdle in Serena’s quest for 24th Grand Slam 17 February 2021, 9:01 PM

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka have long moved on from their tempestuous 2018 US Open title match but that will do nothing to dampen the suspense ahead of their blockbuster Australian Open semi-final on Thursday.

Swiss prosecutors appeal acquittal of ex-FIFA executive 17 February 2021, 7:30 PM

Swiss prosecutors have appealed against court verdicts clearing former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke of bribery and Qatari sports and broadcasting executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi of offering him incentives in a case involving World Cup media rights.

Nadal’s Grand Slam record bid blown away by Tsitsipas 17 February 2021, 4:39 PM

Rafa Nadal's bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title came crashing to a halt at the Australian Open on Wednesday as Stefanos Tsitsipas rose up to topple the Spaniard 3-6 2-6 7-6 (4) 6-4 7-5 and reach the semi-finals.

Kenin undergoes appendix surgery in Australia 17 February 2021, 2:08 PM

American Sofia Kenin, whose title defence at the Australian Open was halted in the second round, said on Wednesday she had her appendix removed earlier this week.

Japan’s Olympics minister preferred candidate to head Tokyo 2020 17 February 2021, 1:32 PM

Japan’s Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto - who is named after the Olympic flame and competed in seven Games - is the preferred candidate to take over the Tokyo 2020 organising committee after her predecessor quit over sexist comments, public broadcaster NHK said.

Brady goes from hard quarantine to Australian Open semis 17 February 2021, 9:09 AM

Jennifer Brady battled through her frustrations to overhaul friend and United States team mate Jessica Pegula 4-6 6-2 6-1 and reach her maiden Australian Open semi-final on Wednesday.

Djokovic edges out Zverev to reach Aus Open semi-final 16 February 2021, 5:40 PM

Reigning champion Novak Djokovic overcame several dips in form to beat Alexander Zverev 6-7(6) 6-2 6-4 7-6(6) and book his place in the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday.

Eastern Cape Warriors land naming sponsor 16 February 2021, 4:52 PM

The Eastern Cape Cricket franchise , the Warriors have now secured a naming sponsor. The home side will now be known as the " Dafabet Warriors " for the upcoming CSA T20 Challenge.

Tokyo 2020 organisers says new head needs deep understanding of gender equality 16 February 2021, 4:19 PM

Whoever becomes the next president of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee must have a deep understanding of gender equality, organisers said on Tuesday, after former head Yoshiro Mori quit over sexist remarks he had made.