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.
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Former IOC President Rogge dies at 79 30 August 2021, 4:00 AM

Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has died at the age of 79, the IOC said on Sunday.

Soccer | CAS rejects LaLiga appeal over World Cup qualifiers extension 29 August 2021, 5:10 PM

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.

London Stadium pitch below Premier League standard, says Moyes 29 August 2021, 11:00 AM

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 Root backs team to build on Headingley win 29 August 2021, 10:00 AM

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.

India collapse again as England seal crushing win 29 August 2021, 3:30 AM

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 SA wins gold at 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo 28 August 2021, 4:28 PM

Team South Africa(SA) has won its first medals of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, two golds.

Crystal Palace sign midfielder Hughes from Watford 28 August 2021, 2:40 PM

Crystal Palace has signed midfielder Will Hughes from newly promoted Watford on a three-year deal, the south London club announced on Saturday.

Djokovic faces now-or-never moment at US Open 28 August 2021, 10:41 AM

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.

US Open says fans must have proof of COVID vaccine for entry 28 August 2021, 2:08 AM

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.

Ronaldo set to complete Man United return after day of high transfer drama 27 August 2021, 9:37 PM

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo is set to rejoin Manchester United after the Premier League club agreed on a deal with Juventus on Friday.

Another bleak day for Team South Africa at Paralympics 27 August 2021, 8:03 PM

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.

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Teams hope to find their feet in MTN8 semi-finals 27 August 2021, 6:37 PM

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.

Chris Dry retires from International Sevens rugby 27 August 2021, 5:43 PM

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.

Verstappen spins but sets the pace in practice for Belgian GP 27 August 2021, 5:19 PM

 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.

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South Africa’s medallists at Olympics and Paralympics to be rewarded 27 August 2021, 4:25 PM

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.

Messi’s PSG draw Guardiola’s Man City in Champions League group stage 27 August 2021, 12:15 PM

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.

League wants COVID-19 vaccine mandate, as players’ vaccination rate hits 93% 27 August 2021, 8:40 AM

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.

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Du Plessis edging closer to return from three-month concussion layoff 27 August 2021, 7:52 AM

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.

Man City’s Mendy charged with four counts of rape, suspended by club 26 August 2021, 8:40 PM

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy was charged by the Cheshire Constabulary with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault on Thursday (August 26), with the Premier League club suspending the Frenchman pending an investigation.

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Baby boom sees key All Blacks miss trip to Australia 26 August 2021, 7:00 AM

Captain Sam Whitelock and first-choice halves Richie Mo'unga and  Aaron Smith have been left out of the All Blacks' travelling squad for next week's Rugby Championship test against Australia in Perth with the players expecting babies.

Two first-half goals hand Kaizer Chiefs a 2-1 win over Baroka FC 25 August 2021, 7:40 PM

Kaizer Chiefs registered a hard fought 2-1 win over Baroka F.C in their first DSTV Premiership match at home.

Injured Serena Williams out of next week’s US Open 25 August 2021, 5:30 PM

Former world number one, Serena Williams, has withdrawn from next week's US Open tennis tournament

FIFA to receive over $201 million in compensation from corruption probe 25 August 2021, 8:28 AM

FIFA, world soccer's governing body, will receive $201 million in compensation for losses sustained in global soccer corruption schemes, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), said on Tuesday.

Bafana Bafana coach, Hugo Broos names squad for the back-to back 2022 World Cup qualifiers 24 August 2021, 4:23 PM

Bafana Bafana coach, Hugo Broos, has named a squad of 23 players for the back-to-back 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Zimbabwe and Ghana. The youthful squad, which is the first the Belgian coach has named for a competitive match, includes seven attacking players with Percy Tau amongst them, despite his lack of game time.

Rugby Championship to go ahead: Sanzaar 24 August 2021, 10:59 AM

The governing body for rugby in the southern hemisphere, Sanzaar, has confirmed that the Rugby Championship would go ahead.

Ex-El Salvador soccer chief pleads guilty in FIFA corruption probe 24 August 2021, 3:45 AM

The former president of El Salvador's soccer federation pleaded guilty on Monday (August 23) to a racketeering conspiracy charge arising from a global soccer corruption probe involving the payment of bribes to stage and broadcast matches.

The legal battle between FIFA and former SAFA CEO Leslie Sedibe continues 23 August 2021, 9:20 PM

The legal battle between the world football governing body FIFA and former SAFA chief executive officer, Leslie Sedibe, is far from over.

GladAfrica clubs in Limpopo consider moving due to high stadium tariffs 23 August 2021, 3:01 PM

The three GladAfrica championship clubs in the Vhembe district of Limpopo are considering moving away from the area due to high tariffs of playing at the Thohoyandou stadium.

ICC prefers T20 for Olympics but open to other formats: Marathe 23 August 2021, 10:42 AM

Cricket's short Twenty20 format is tailor-made for Olympics but the sport's administrators will consider any format which would ensure the game's inclusion in the 2028 Los Angeles Games, USA Cricket chief Paraag Marathe has said.

Thompson-Herah posts second-fastest 100m ever in speedy Pre Classic 23 August 2021, 4:55 AM

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah won the women's 100 metres in the second-fastest time ever at the Eugene Diamond League, crossing the finishing line in 10.54 seconds on Saturday.