Red Bull aim to keep Albon, Verstappen and Newey together

25 September 2020, 6:31 PM
Red Bull are planning to keep an unchanged driver lineup of Alexander Albon and Max Verstappen next year, the Formula One team's boss Christian Horner said on Friday.
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Pirates player Thembinkosi Lorch out on bail after allegedly assaulting girlfriend 8 September 2020, 7:55 AM

The National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed that Orlando Pirates soccer player Thembinkosi Lorch appeared in court after his girlfriend opened a case of assault against him.

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End of en era as Williams family bow-out of F1 7 September 2020, 8:04 PM

Claire Williams waved the team’s cars out of the garage before Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix in a symbolic and fitting farewell as she and her family bowed out of Formula One. Canadian Nicholas Latifi and Britain’s George Russell were unable to provide the first point of 2020 but the former at least came close with […]

BRICS members set out plans to grow together through sport 7 September 2020, 4:22 PM

BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa recently signed a ground-breaking memorandum of understanding (MoU) on sport to foster their much-needed cooperation.

Man City’s Mahrez, Laporte test positive for COVID-19 7 September 2020, 12:49 PM

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez and defender Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for COVID-19, the Premier League club announced on Monday.

Melbourne Bledisloe Cup test pushed back to 2022 due to COVID-19 7 September 2020, 11:55 AM

The Bledisloe Cup test between Australia and New Zealand scheduled for Melbourne this year has been switched to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rugby Australia said on Monday. 

Disqualified Djokovic must embrace ‘bad guy’ role: McEnroe 7 September 2020, 8:51 AM

Novak Djokovic will have to get used to being the "bad guy" following his disqualification from the US Open for striking a line judge with a ball, American great John McEnroe has said.

Germany still winless in Nations League after Swiss draw 7 September 2020, 4:53 AM

Germany were still waiting for their first-ever Nations League win after they gave a tired performance and were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday.

Djokovic disqualified from U.S. Open after striking line judge 6 September 2020, 11:36 PM

World number one Novak Djokovic was sensationally disqualified in the U.S. Open fourth round on Sunday after striking a line judge with a ball following a point during the first set of his match against Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta.

Mumbai Indians
Mumbai to face Chennai in IPL opener in Abu Dhabi 6 September 2020, 8:14 PM

The 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) season begins with a clash of the titans when defending champions Mumbai Indians take on the Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi on September 19 as the country's governing body announced the schedule on Sunday.

Gasly wins astonishing Italian Grand Prix thriller 6 September 2020, 6:06 PM

France's Pierre Gasly won an astonishing Italian Grand Prix thriller for Italy-based AlphaTauri on Sunday in a topsy-turvy race packed with suspense and none of the usual top teams on the podium.

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Soccer enthusiasts puzzled by Polokwane City’s relegation from PSL 6 September 2020, 5:12 PM

Some soccer enthusiasts in Polokwane, Limpopo, say they never expected that Polokwane City FC would be relegated as it is the strongest PSL team in the province.

England call up Salt as reserve for Australia ODIs 6 September 2020, 3:04 PM

England have called up Sussex batsman Phil Salt as a reserve for the three-match one-day international (ODI) series against Australia starting September 11 at Old Trafford in Manchester.

Williams still learning to live with ‘Serena target’ 6 September 2020, 11:08 AM

Winning a Grand Slam is hard. For Serena Williams, managing the overwhelming expectations that come with a two-decade long career in the spotlight seems even harder.

Portugal make light of Ronaldo’s absence to thump Croatia 6 September 2020, 12:51 AM

Nations League holders Portugal made light of Cristiano Ronaldo's injury absence as they swept aside Croatia 4-1 in their opener in the competition on Saturday.

Bernal happy to just survive first Tour de France mountain test 5 September 2020, 8:57 PM

Egan Bernal struggled to keep pace with Primoz Roglic in the punishing ascent to the Col de Peyresourde on Saturday, but a decent job at pacing himself left him where he wants to be - still in the Tour de France favourite's slipstream.

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Sundowns snatch Absa Premiership title 5 September 2020, 6:04 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns have snatched the title right under the nose of Kaizer Chiefs in the final ABSA Premiership matches of the season. They beat promotion-relegation bound Black Leopards three-nil at the Dobsonville Stadium.

Hassan breaks women’s one-hour record by 413 metres 5 September 2020, 5:29 PM

Sifan Hassan, of the Netherlands, smashed the world record for the women's one-hour race by more than a lap when she ran 18 930 metres during the Brussels Diamond League meeting on Friday.

Farah returns to track in style by breaking one-hour record 5 September 2020, 5:22 PM

Britain's Mo Farah broke the world record for a one-hour run by completing a distance of 21 330 metres at the Brussels Diamond League athletics meeting on Friday.

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Local football gearing up for an exciting finish 5 September 2020, 3:30 PM

Local football fans are watching one of the most exciting finishes to the Premier Soccer League in recent times. Both the top and the bottom of the log will be decided in the last round of matches on Saturday afternoon.

Black Lives Matter forces South African sport to reflect past demons 5 September 2020, 10:27 AM

The Black Lives Matter movement has forced South African sport to reflect on its post-Apartheid history and created fissures between former team mates in a country still trying to come to terms with its racist past.

Messi reluctantly staying at Barcelona after all 4 September 2020, 7:46 PM

Lionel Messi ended speculation about his future at Barcelona by announcing on Friday that he would reluctantly stay for another season rather than tackle his career-long club in court.

Sanchez says he wanted Man Utd exit after one training session 4 September 2020, 2:00 PM

Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez has said he was ready to end his ill-fated spell at former club Manchester United after only one training session with the Premier League side.

Flawless Auger-Aliassime ends Murray’s journey in straight sets 4 September 2020, 6:40 AM

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime proved too strong for former champion Andy Murray, cutting short the Briton's Grand Slam comeback at the US Open with a breezy 6-2 6-3 6-4 victory in the second round on Thursday.

Serena faces old foe at US Open: Her inner critic 4 September 2020, 5:38 AM

Even after 23 Grand Slam titles and more than two decades of professional tennis, Serena Williams is still fighting to quiet the voice within that wants her to strive for no less than perfection.

Van de Beek to wear former Ajax team mate Nouri’s number at Man Utd 3 September 2020, 2:02 PM

Manchester United’s new midfielder Donny van de Beek has said he will wear the number 34 on his jersey as a tribute to former Ajax Amsterdam team mate Abdelhak Nouri, who suffered brain damage after a heart attack in 2017.

No agreement between Messi, Barcelona 3 September 2020, 10:05 AM

Lionel Messi’s father and agent met Barcelona club president Josep Maria Bartomeu on Wednesday to discuss the player’s wish to leave the club but the talks ended in stalemate, Spanish media reported.

Title race goes down to the wire as three goals separate the glory chase 2 September 2020, 9:05 PM

Kaizer Chiefs maintained the lead on top of the log after defeating nine-man Chippa United 1-0 in the Absa Premiership at Orlando Stadium on Wednesday night.

Three PSG players test positive for COVID-19 2 September 2020, 6:22 PM

Three Paris St Germain players have tested positive for COVID-19, the Ligue 1 club said on Wednesday.

NBA legend Michael Jordan makes bet on DraftKings, will also advise board 2 September 2020, 4:27 PM

DraftKings Inc said on Wednesday basketball legend Michael Jordan will take an undisclosed equity stake in the fantasy sports and gambling company and join its board as a special advisor.

Murray ready for long haul after winning gruelling US Open opener in New York 2 September 2020, 3:55 PM

Andy Murray's mental toughness has never been in doubt, but his victory over Yoshihito Nishioka in the US Open first round on Tuesday delivered the surest sign yet the Scot is also physically capable of going the distance at a major once more.