Novak Djokovic took a first unsteady step toward completing the calendar-year Grand Slam on Tuesday as the Serb laboured into the second round of the US Open with a 6-1 6-7(5) 6-2 6-1 win over dashing Danish teenager Holger Rune.
South Africa's greatest ever fast bowler, Dale Steyn, has officially retired from all forms of cricket.
Team South Africa has won its fourth medal, a third gold, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Cristiano Ronaldo completed a medical in Lisbon over the weekend ahead of his return to Manchester United and he has agreed personal terms on a two-year contract with the Premier League club, Sky Sports reported on Monday.
Former finalist Kevin Anderson fired down 49 aces to defeat Czech Jiri Vesely 7-6 (1) 4-6 3-6 7-6 (5) 7-6 (4) in the first round on Monday, stunning spectators at the US Open.
Africa kicks off the group phase of its World Cup qualifiers on Wednesday with countries having to juggle their line-ups because of the refusal of British clubs to release some of their best players for some matches.
Batsman Kusal Perera has been named in the Sri Lanka squad for next month's limited-overs home series against South Africa after recovering from COVID-19, the country's cricket board said on Monday.
Lionel Messi made his much-anticipated Ligue 1 debut for Paris St Germain on Sunday but it was Kylian Mbappe who shone as the capital club maintained their perfect start to the season with a 2-0 victory at Stade de Reims.
Free State Cheetahs' players say COVID-19 has had a negative impact on their games in the past. They believe the Currie Cup log could have been different if they were not affected by COVID-19 infections that led to them losing points.
Argentina said on Sunday Aston Villa's Emiliano Martinez and Emiliano Buendia were available for all three of their September World Cup qualifiers, despite the Premier League club saying the players had agreed to only take part in the first two.
Team South Africa has added a silver medal to its tally at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen won Formula One's shortest race on Sunday with the rain-hit Belgian Grand Prix red-flagged after three laps behind the safety car and half-points awarded for only the sixth time ever.
Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has died at the age of 79, the IOC said on Sunday.
Soccer clubs in Spain's LaLiga have been forced to release international players for September's South American World Cup qualifiers after a decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Sunday.
West Ham United manager David Moyes criticised the quality of the London Stadium pitch after his side was held to a 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.
England captain Joe Root has said his team has the quality to consistently deliver performances similar to their crushing win over India in the third Test at Headingley on Saturday.
England's Ollie Robinson struck four times with the second new ball as the hosts thrashed India by an innings and 76 runs to level the series on day four of the third test at Headingley on Saturday.
Team South Africa(SA) has won its first medals of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, two golds.
Crystal Palace has signed midfielder Will Hughes from newly promoted Watford on a three-year deal, the south London club announced on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic hesitated to call the US Open a now-or-never moment, but the history-hunting Serb noted on Friday that an opportunity for a calendar year Grand Slam could be one of them.
Tennis fans 12 years or older will be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine in order to attend the US Open, tournament officials announced Friday, just three days before the main draw was set to begin.
Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo is set to rejoin Manchester United after the Premier League club agreed on a deal with Juventus on Friday.
Day three was not too kind to Team South Africa at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games. South Africa had representation in four finals, but the medal drought remains.
The MTN-8 first leg semi-finals will provide another opportunity for the four remaining teams to find some rhythm before the international break officially kicks in.
Springbok Sevens rugby stalwart, Chris Dry, has decided to retire from International Sevens rugby and the 33-year-old says he leaves with no regrets and a mountain of great memories.
Max Verstappen put Red Bull at the top of the Formula One timesheets before spinning out of Friday's practice for the Belgian Grand Prix.
After initial uncertainty and confusion, South Africa's medallists and their coaches at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, will be richly rewarded for their efforts.
Lionel Messi's new club Paris St Germain will play Manchester City, managed by the Argentine's former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola, after being drawn together in Champion's League Group A on Thursday.
The National Football League said on Thursday it has made clear it wanted to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for players, as it reported a nearly 93% inoculation rate, despite assertions from the players' union the league had not proposed such a step.
South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis said he is at the end of a "tough three months" after suffering a concussion, as the 37-year-old aims to return to action.