Michael Schumacher’s son to race in F1 in 2021

2 December 2020, 7:23 PM
The Schumacher name will return to Formula One next season with Mick, son of Ferrari great and seven-times world champion Michael, announced on Wednesday as a race driver for the US-owned Haas team.
Athletes’ Village must be safest place in Tokyo, IOC official says 18 November 2020, 4:13 PM

The purpose-built Athletes' Village must be the safest place in Tokyo during next year's Olympics, a senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official said on Wednesday after meetings with the Tokyo 2020 organisers.

England all-rounder Moeen Ali still yearns for test cricket 18 November 2020, 2:19 PM

Moeen Ali still wants to play test cricket for England after conceding he had lost the hunger for the five-day game, but is desperate to feature in The Ashes against Australia next year.

Abrahams becomes Wales’ first Black head coach, takes over women’s team 18 November 2020, 1:11 PM

Warren Abrahams has been appointed the new Wales women's head coach, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) announced on Wednesday, making him the country's first Black national coach.

Inspired Thiem outshines Nadal to reach last four at ATP Finals 18 November 2020, 12:24 PM

Austria’s Dominic Thiem produced a fearless display of attacking tennis to beat Rafa Nadal 7-6(7) 7-6(4) in a high-quality duel to book his place in the last four at the ATP Finals.

Semenya to take fight to European Court of Human Rights 17 November 2020, 6:42 PM

Double Olympic 800-metre champion Caster Semenya is to take her fight with World Athletics to the European Court of Human Rights, her lawyers confirmed on Tuesday.

US Senate passes anti-doping sports bill 17 November 2020, 1:20 PM

The United States Senate on Monday passed a bill that would allow US justice officials to pursue criminal penalties against anyone involved in doping at an international events involving American athletes, sponsors or broadcasters.

Rugby players and management cautioned to practice strict COVID compliance measures 17 November 2020, 12:32 PM

Players and team management have been cautioned to practice strict COVID-compliance measures to minimise the risk of infection, following the third cancellation of a third Super Rugby Unlocked match.

Quarantined Australia players in good spirits, says Carey 17 November 2020, 9:02 AM

Many of Australia's cricketers have not seen their families for months while playing under novel coronavirus protocols but they remain in good spirits as they prepare to meet India over the home summer, wicketkeeper Alex Carey said on Tuesday. 

Zwane, Tau braces help Bafana sink Sao Tome and Principe in Afcon qualifier 16 November 2020, 6:18 PM

Themba Zwane and Percy Tau scored a brace apiece to help Bafana Bafana overcome a stubborn Sao Tome and Principe in their second Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played in Port Elizabeth.

Nadal straight into the groove at ATP Finals 16 November 2020, 11:21 AM

London is bidding farewell to the ATP Finals after hosting it since 2009 but Rafa Nadal has unfinished business alongside the River Thames and his opening win over Andrey Rublev on Sunday suggests he is ready to land the one big title to elude him.

Dustin Johnson claims first Masters title with record low score 16 November 2020, 1:20 AM

Dustin Johnson overcame a shaky start to his final round to wrap up a second major title, as he shot a four-under-par 68 for a five-stroke victory at the Masters on Sunday (November 15).

Hamilton takes seventh title with Turkish triumph 15 November 2020, 9:37 PM

Britain's Lewis Hamilton shed tears of joy as he won a record-equalling seventh Formula One world championship in Turkey on Sunday and became the most successful driver in the sport's history.

Ramaphosa congratulates Banyana and Bafana for ‘remarkable dual victory’ 15 November 2020, 7:31 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has commended Banyana Banyana and Bafana Bafana for their victories in two successive days in Africa’s premier soccer contests.

Norway scramble to save Nations League campaign after COVID cancellation 15 November 2020, 5:38 PM

Norway are scrambling to save their Nations League campaign by pulling together a second squad after a row over COVID-19 precautions with the country's health ministry caused the cancellation of Sunday's game away to Romania.

Rabiot surprised by quick France recall 15 November 2020, 3:45 PM

France midfielder Adrien Rabiot said he did not expect to be recalled so soon by coach Didier Deschamps after turning down a place in the squad for the 2018 World Cup.

Bottas spins and drops to the back in Turkish GP 15 November 2020, 2:04 PM

Lewis Hamilton's sole Formula One championship rival and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas spun twice on the opening lap of what could be a title-deciding Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday and dropped to the back of the field.

Sinner claims maiden ATP title with victory at Sofia Open 15 November 2020, 1:21 PM

Italy’s Jannik Sinner became the youngest first-time winner on the ATP Tour in 12 years on Saturday after edging Canadian Vasek Pospisil 6-4 3-6 7-6(3) to claim the Sofia Open.

France eclipse Portugal to reach Nations League final four 15 November 2020, 1:09 AM

France handed defending Nations League champions Portugal a rare defeat on Saturday, winning 1-0 in Lisbon with N'Golo Kante's second-half strike to reach the competition's final four at the expense of the holders.

Banyana Banyana retain Cosafa Women’s Championship title 14 November 2020, 7:00 PM

Banyana Banyana have retained their COSAFA Women's Championship after a 2-1 win over a stubborn Botswana at the Isaac Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

Argentina beat All Blacks for first time in Sydney stunner 14 November 2020, 12:25 PM

Argentina served up one of the biggest upsets in test rugby history when they stunned New Zealand 25-15 in the Tri-Nations on Saturday, beating the three-times world champions for the first time in 30 attempts going back to 1985.

Sancho says Man Utd speculation has not affected his form 14 November 2020, 11:18 AM

England winger Jadon Sancho says his form has dipped slightly this season but dismissed suggestions that it is due to media speculation about his club future.

Djokovic says no pressure as he bids for sixth ATP Finals crown 14 November 2020, 10:54 AM

Novak Djokovic said sealing the year-end men's world number one tennis ranking had eased some of the pressure on him as he heads into the ATP Finals and will look to end his season on a high.

Kenya’s Manangoi gets two-year ban for anti-doping violation: AIU 14 November 2020, 3:11 AM

Kenya’s former 1,500 metres world champion Elijah Manangoi has been handed a two-year ban for anti-doping violations after missing three tests under whereabouts rules, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday.

France still sweating over Mbappe’s fitness for Portugal game 14 November 2020, 1:09 AM

France striker Kylian Mbappe faces a late fitness test ahead of their Nations League A Group 3 clash away to Portugal, coach Didier Deschamps said on Friday.

Turkey rules out Vietnam’s F1 slot but still hoping for 2021 race 13 November 2020, 7:54 PM

Turkey will not fill Vietnam's vacant slot on next year's Formula One calendar but the Istanbul promoter remained confident on Friday his track could still host a race in 2021 and beyond.

Liverpool’s Salah tests positive for coronavirus: Egyptian FA 13 November 2020, 5:48 PM

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has tested positive for the coronavirus on the eve of Egypt's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo, the Egyptian Football Association said on Friday.

Verstappen on top in slippery Turkish practice 13 November 2020, 5:25 PM

Red Bull's Max Verstappen was fastest in both practice sessions on Friday as Formula One returned to Turkey for the first time in nine years.

Ramos primed to set European appearances record 13 November 2020, 5:10 PM

Sergio Ramos is set to become the most capped European footballer of all time when Spain visit Switzerland in the Nations League on Saturday.

Bafana Bafana take on Sao Tome Principe in Afcon qualifier Friday night 13 November 2020, 2:41 PM

Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki's mettle will be tested when his team takes on lowly-ranked Sao Tome Principe in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Durban on Friday night.

Neymar to miss Brazil’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers 13 November 2020, 8:30 AM

Paris St Germain striker Neymar Jr has been ruled out of Brazil's World Cup qualifier against Uruguay next week in Montevideo.