Scotland beat Papua New Guinea by 17 runs in T20 group match

19 October 2021, 5:42 PM
Scotland set Papua New Guinea a target of 166 for victory. They then bowled out Papua New Guinea for 148 to record their second win in the group stage.
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Ethiopia’s Lemma secures maiden London Marathon victory 3 October 2021, 3:44 PM

Ethiopia's Sisay Lemma won the men's London Marathon in a time of two hours, four minutes and one second after breaking away from the leading pack late in the race on Sunday.

Rugby
Weary Pumas need rest says Ledesma after Argentina struggle 3 October 2021, 9:11 AM

 Argentina endured a difficult finish to a challenging Rugby Championship on Saturday with defeat at the hands of Australia, but coach Mario Ledesma praised the character shown by his team at the end of an arduous tour.

Chelsea top after return to winning ways, Man Utd held 3 October 2021, 1:11 AM

Chelsea returned to winning ways with a 3-1 victory over Southampton to move top of the Premier League but Manchester United stuttered again at home on Saturday as they were held to a 1-1 draw by high-flying Everton.

Late Locatelli strike hands Juventus win over Torino in Turin derby 2 October 2021, 9:57 PM

Manuel Locatelli struck late to earn Juventus a 1-0 win over Torino in the Turin derby on Saturday, as the Old Lady stretched their winning run to four games in all competitions and kept a Serie A clean sheet for the first time in seven months.

Athletes happy they will run 2022 Comrades Marathon physically 2 October 2021, 7:44 PM

Athletes have expressed their excitement that they will be able to physically run the Comrades Marathon next year. This, after the KwaZulu-Natal Athletics Association, approved for the race to be held on 28th August 2022.

Jadon Sancho
Solskjaer defends Sancho after Southgate’s remarks 2 October 2021, 9:01 AM

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer dismissed England coach Gareth Southgate's questions over Jadon Sancho's form and said the winger will soon be a "top player".

Vaccinated EPL players can travel to red list countries : UK government 1 October 2021, 8:54 PM

Premier League players who are fully vaccinated will be allowed to travel to countries on the UK's red list during the international break and will be allowed to train or play when they quarantine on return, the government said on Friday.

Springboks hope to end Rugby Championship with a win 1 October 2021, 2:40 PM

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi says his team does not take South Africans' anger and frustration with the recent run of results personally. Kolisi underlined that the Boks know what the team means to the country and that they will try to do better in the final Rugby Championship match against New Zealand on Australia's Gold Coast on Saturday.

Bout manipulation existed at Rio 2016 Olympics says independent report 1 October 2021, 11:09 AM

A bout manipulation system existed in boxing at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Richard McLaren, the head of the independent investigation commissioned by the sport's world governing AIBA, said in his report on Thursday.

Brazil soccer legend Pele leaves hospital, undergoing chemotherapy 1 October 2021, 12:11 AM

Brazilian soccer legend Pele left a Sao Paulo hospital after several weeks on Thursday, and a hospital bulletin said he would undergo chemotherapy following the removal of a colon tumor.

South Africa’s Tokyo medallists embark on victory parade in Gauteng 30 September 2021, 4:25 PM

The sevens South African athletes who won medals at the recent Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games are being honoured with a victory parade in Gauteng.

Ball
Ralani nets a brace as Cape Town City progress to MTN8 finals 30 September 2021, 10:21 AM

The final match of the 2021 MTN8 will be a clash between Mamelodi Sundowns and Cape Town City on October 30.

Chiesa fires Juve to battling win over champions Chelsea 30 September 2021, 8:41 AM

Juventus forward Federico Chiesa's strike 10 seconds into the second half earned his side a hard-fought 1-0 win over holders Chelsea in their Champions League Group H clash on Wednesday.

Botswana thrash South Sudan 7-0 in COSAFA women championship 29 September 2021, 2:55 PM

The Botswana women's football team has opened its COSAFA Women's Championship campaign in Gqeberha in fine style.

Doubles for Salah and Firmino as Liverpool thrash Porto 29 September 2021, 7:25 AM

Mohamed Salah struck twice as Liverpool sauntered to a 5-1 victory against injury-struck Porto to seize command of a daunting looking Champions League Group B on Tuesday.

Messi scores maiden goal for PSG in 2-0 win over Man City 28 September 2021, 11:40 PM

Lionel Messi gave Paris St Germain fans what they came for as he helped them beat visitors Manchester City 2-0 in their Champions League clash with his first goal for his new club on Tuesday.

UEFA seeks recusal of Madrid court judge in Super League case 28 September 2021, 12:42 PM

UEFA has requested that the Madrid court judge presiding over the European Super League case recuse himself and has also filed an appeal with a higher court in the Spanish capital regarding what it called "significant irregularities".

Springboks coach makes changes to squad ahead of match against New Zealand 28 September 2021, 12:20 PM

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has made just one change to the starting 15 for Saturday's Rugby Championship match against New Zealand in Queensland's Gold Coast.

Biles says she should have quit before Tokyo Games 28 September 2021, 9:15 AM

Four-times Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles told New York Magazine that she should have quit gymnastics "way before Tokyo," where she suffered from a case of "twisties" that derailed her attempt at a record haul of six golds.

Ball
Argentina select three Premier League players for World Cup qualifiers 28 September 2021, 7:28 AM

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has called up three Premier League players for next month's World Cup qualifiers despite the South American country remaining on Britain's COVID-19 travel 'red list'.

Raducanu’s US Open outfit to be displayed at Hall of Fame 28 September 2021, 4:38 AM

Emma Raducanu's outfit from her victorious US Open campaign will be displayed at the Tennis Hall of Fame after the 18-year-old Briton became the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam.

Nelson Mandela Bay ready to host ninth edition of the Cosafa Women’s Championship 27 September 2021, 5:37 PM

The Nelson Mandela Bay is ready for the ninth edition of the Cosafa Women's Championship, this time at the iconic Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Boks ready for All Blacks in Rugby Championship match on Saturday 27 September 2021, 2:32 PM

South Africa is preparing for the final match of the Rugby Championship with just one injury concern. Marco van Staden, who was impressed in the Boks 19-17 loss to New Zealand on Saturday, is carrying a shoulder injury and was not able to practice today.

Arsenal trounce Tottenham as resurgence continues 27 September 2021, 10:15 AM

Arsenal's resurgence continued with a 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur as the two north London clubs continued to move in opposite directions in the Premier League on Sunday.

Tennis-Kwon the first South Korean to win on ATP Tour in 18 years 27 September 2021, 8:05 AM

Kwon Soon-woo became the first South Korean to win on the ATP Tour since Lee Hyung-taik in 2003 after the 23-year-old defeated Australian James Duckworth 7-6(6) 6-3 in the Astana Open final on Sunday.

Ethiopian Adola digs deep to win Berlin marathon, Bekele third 27 September 2021, 12:17 AM

Ethiopian Guye Adola survived a midway comeback from race favourite Kenenisa Bekele and a late surge from Kenyan Bethwel Yegon to power to victory in the Berlin marathon on Sunday.

Hamilton takes his 100th F1 win with victory in Russia 26 September 2021, 4:22 PM

Lewis Hamilton became the first Formula One driver to win 100 races with a victory in Russia that sent him back on top of the championship.

Fishing rods
Over 360 anglers flock to the North West ahead of annual Barberspan Bonanza 26 September 2021, 12:23 PM

Over 360 anglers flocked to Barberspan near Delareyville in the North West for the annual Barberspan Bonanza.

Reality check for Chelsea, Liverpool go top after thriller at Brentford 26 September 2021, 12:07 AM

Chelsea tasted defeat for the first time this season as Pep Guardiola's Manchester City ended a poor run against Thomas Tuchel's side to earn a deserved 1-0 victory in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Guardiola proud to break McDowall’s win record 25 September 2021, 5:26 PM

Pep Guardiola became Manchester City's most successful manager in terms of wins as his side earned a deserved 1-0 victory at Chelsea in the weekend's big Premier League clash on Saturday.