Man United fight back for 3-1 win at Aston Villa

9 May 2021, 7:32 PM
Manchester United recovered to beat Aston Villa 3-1 away in the Premier League on Sunday as Bruno Fernandes, Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani scored in the second half to put on hold the title celebrations of champions-elect Manchester City.
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Britain to send ‘strongest ever’ swimming team to Tokyo 27 April 2021, 3:10 PM

Britain will send its strongest ever swimming team to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after announcing an initial squad of 28 on Tuesday, officials said.

Nagelsmann to take over as Bayern Munich coach from next season 27 April 2021, 12:14 PM

Bayern Munich on Tuesday signed RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann to take over from Hansi Flick next season on a five-year contract, bringing to Munich one of Europe's most sought after young managers. 

Lazio cruise past AC Milan to keep top four dream alive 27 April 2021, 2:27 AM

Lazio revived their hopes of Champions League qualification and subjected AC Milan to a second consecutive Serie A defeat as Joaquin Correa scored twice in a 3-0 win for the Roman club at the Stadio Olimpico on Monday.

ANALYSIS: Bafana Bafana head coach position … as things stand 27 April 2021, 1:18 AM

The truth is whoever gets appointed will be faced with the immediate task of getting the team ready in time for the second round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers set to kick off in June.

UEFA investigating Ibrahimovic’s alleged ties to betting company 26 April 2021, 8:37 PM

UEFA have appointed an Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector to conduct an investigation into Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic for having an "alleged financial interest in a betting company", European soccer's governing body said on Monday.

Champions League
Chelsea’s Tuchel unhappy with new Champions League format 26 April 2021, 4:30 PM

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel said on Monday that he was not a fan of the new Champions League format which will force teams to play more matches in a campaign and put a strain on the players.

Wales to host New Zealand, South Africa in autumn internationals 26 April 2021, 2:50 PM

Wales will look to end a 68-year winless run against New Zealand when they host the All Blacks as part of their autumn internationals this year, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) said on Monday.

SA cricket crisis averted 26 April 2021, 11:45 AM

An agreement between Cricket SA Interim Board and the Members Council ironed out all outstanding issues, including mending Cricket South Africa's Memorandum of Incorporation.

Leaders Atletico beaten at Bilbao in new title bid blow 26 April 2021, 1:16 AM

La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid's title bid was de-railed again as they were beaten 2-1 at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday, offering Barcelona the chance to go top of the table next week.

South Africa’s Higgo wins in Gran Canaria for second European Tour title 25 April 2021, 9:50 PM

South African youngster Garrick Higgo held off a spirited challenge from German Maximilian Kieffer to win his second European Tour title at the Gran Canaria Lopesan Open on Sunday.

Nadal outlasts Tsitsipas to claim 12th Barcelona Open title 25 April 2021, 9:30 PM

Rafa Nadal saved a match point before defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-7(6) 7-5 to claim a record-extending 12th Barcelona Open title on Sunday, ending his Greek opponent's nine-game unbeaten start to the European claycourt swing.

Laporte header seals League Cup triumph for Man City 25 April 2021, 7:50 PM

Manchester City claimed a record-equalling fourth successive League Cup triumph as Aymeric Laporte's late header sealed a deserved 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

Brandon Stone wins the 2021 Limpopo Golf Championship 25 April 2021, 7:04 PM

South African golfer Brandon Stone has won the 2021 Limpopo Golf Championship after out-foxing Hennie Du Plessis, Oliver Bekker and Daniel Van Tonder in the four-way play-off.

Amakhosi end Mamelodi Sundowns’ unbeaten run in DSTV Premiership 25 April 2021, 6:30 PM

Top-of-the-log Brazilians are on 47 points in 22 matches, while Amakhosi are now in position eight on the log with 28 points from their 23 matches.

Man United held to goalless draw at Leeds 25 April 2021, 6:05 PM

Second-placed Manchester United edged closer towards qualification for the Champions League, the tournament their owners tried to break away from last week, with a goalless draw at Leeds United in the Premier League on Sunday.

Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 69 runs 25 April 2021, 6:03 PM

The Chennai Super Kings beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 69 runs in Mumbai in a table-toppers encounter of the 2021 Indian Premier League to go top of the table.

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh first test end in tame draw 25 April 2021, 5:20 PM

The first cricket test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Kandy has ended in a tame draw.

Last opportunity for SA athletes to qualify for Paralympic Games 25 April 2021, 4:33 PM

Athletes are hoping to qualify for the Paralympic Games at the South African Sports Association for the Physically Disabled National Championships, taking place in Gqeberha this weekend.

Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 24 runs to win T20 series 25 April 2021, 3:24 PM

Mohammad Rizwan hammered an unbeaten 91 and Hasan Ali took four wickets to lead Pakistan to a 24-run victory over Zimbabwe in the third and final Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club on Sunday.

South African Cricketers Association expresses disappointment at Mthethwa’s decision to derecognize CSA 25 April 2021, 11:52 AM

The South African Cricketers Association (SACA) has expressed disappointment at Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa's decision to strip Cricket South Africa off national recognition.

Morgan hopes change of venue will change Kolkata’s fortune 25 April 2021, 9:08 AM

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan hopes a change of venue will bring change in fortune for his side who slumped to the bottom of the points table after Saturday's six-wicket defeat by Rajasthan Royals in the ongoing Indian Premier League.

Man United fans protest against club owners 25 April 2021, 3:37 AM

Hundreds of Manchester United fans gathered outside Old Trafford on Saturday to protest against the club's American owners following the failed attempt to form a breakaway European Super League.    

Soweto Derby ends in a stalemate, AmaZulu second on the log 24 April 2021, 9:22 PM

Orlando Pirates came back from a goal down to force a one-all draw with neighbours Swallows FC in a DSTV Premiership match at the Dobsonville Stadium.

Lidoda Duvha hold SuperSport United to a 1-all draw 24 April 2021, 7:50 PM

SuperSport United haven't registered a win in their last five DSTV Premiership matches. They played out to a one-all draw with Black Leopards who are still rooted to the bottom of the table, on Saturday at the Thohoyandou Stadium.  

Bayern lose 2-1 at Mainz to waste first chance to seal title 24 April 2021, 6:03 PM

Bayern Munich squandered their first chance to seal the Bundesliga title when they lost 2-1 at Mainz 05 on Saturday and will now have to wait for RB Leipzig's game on Sunday to see whether they have clinched their 31st German league crown.

Nadal, Djokovic reach respective semifinals 24 April 2021, 5:32 PM

Coming off back-to-back three-set matches, No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal rolled to a 6-1, 6-4 win over Great Britain's Cameron Norrie on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Barcelona Open.

Djokovic hopes COVID-19 vaccine will not become compulsory for players 24 April 2021, 4:00 PM

Novak Djokovic said he hopes it will not become mandatory for players to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to compete on the ATP circuit and that their freedom of choice should be supported.

Shorthanded Rebels condemn Waratahs to winless campaign 24 April 2021, 2:44 PM

The Melbourne Rebels had two players red-carded but still condemned the New South Wales Waratahs to a winless Super Rugby AU season with a 36-25 victory at Western Sydney Stadium on Saturday.

Zurich Classic locked in a two-way tie 24 April 2021, 9:24 AM

There is still a two-way tie for the lead after the second round of the Zurich Classic golf tournament in New Orleans.

Tiger posts photo of himself on crutches, says rehab is ‘coming along’ 24 April 2021, 3:20 AM

Tiger Woods posted a photo of himself on crutches on Friday and said his rehab is "coming along" two months after the golf great suffered severe leg injuries when his car careened off a road near Los Angeles and crashed.