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City go top, Liverpool held by Burnley

16 September 2017, 18:51 Manchester City stormed to the top of the Premier League as Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick inspired a 6-0 demolition of Watford, while Philippe Coutinho’s return couldn’t lift Liverpool in a 1-1 draw against Burnley on Saturday. With previous leaders Manchester United not in action until Sunday’s clash …

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Boks must target NZ ‘Tiny men’ – Mitch

15 September 2017, 12:12 Former All Black coach John Mitchell believes the Springboks must target the All Black’s ‘tiny men’ in their back three, but if they get their accuracy of the kicking game wrong, it could be a costly mistake. The Springboks face off with the All Blacks in …

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Ronaldo fires Real, Reds held

14 September 2017, 00:27 Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a brace on his return from suspension for Real Madrid, as Tottenham Hotspur ended their Wembley jinx and Liverpool were held on their Champions League comeback on Wednesday. Real have sorely missed their Portuguese superstar as he serves a five-match domestic ban for …

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World XI opt to field in Lahore

12 September 2017, 14:52 World XI skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and sent Pakistan into bat in the first of three Twenty20 internationals at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Tuesday. Live Scoring: Pakistan v World XI The series, only the second international in Pakistan since 2009, is part …

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Nadal races to 3rd US Open, 16th Grand Slam

11 September 2017, 01:11 Rafael Nadal raced to a third US Open title and 16th Grand Slam crown on Sunday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 rout of South African giant Kevin Anderson. The world No 1, the champion also in New York in 2010 and 2013, added the US title …

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City rout Reds, Arsenal win

09 September 2017, 18:11 Manchester City capitalised on Sadio Mane’s controversial red card to thrash title rivals Liverpool 5-0, while Arsenal eased the pressure on Arsene Wenger with a vital 3-0 victory over Bournemouth on Saturday. City goalkeeper Ederson was stretchered off in a neck brace after being caught in …

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Rafa faces Delpo, Kevin chases history

08 September 2017, 11:22 Juan Martin del Potro and Rafael Nadal are still expected to produce some spectacular fireworks at the US Open on Friday, even if it was not the semifinal many fans had been hoping for. Watch SA’s Kevin Anderson in action from 10pm on Friday night, SS6 …

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Nadal into semis, Pliskova ousted

06 September 2017, 22:40 Rafael Nadal demolished Andrey Rublev on Wednesday to reach a sixth US Open semifinal, setting up a first-time New York showdown against Roger Federer if the Swiss legend can down Argentine giant Juan Martin del Potro. World No 1 Nadal, the 2010 and 2013 champion, brushed …

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Baxter rings the changes for Cape Verde

05 September 2017, 17:04 Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has made some changes to the team that will take on Cape Verde this evening. Kick off is at 7pm CAT (SA, GMT+2) South Africa meet the Atlantic Ocean islanders inside four days after Friday’s meeting which saw Bafana Bafana surrender …

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Sharapova, Muguruza ousted, Venus shines

04 September 2017, 05:00 Maria Sharapova’s Grand Slam return after a 15-month doping ban ended on Sunday with a fourth-round defeat at the US Open but the former world No 1 considered it a major step in her comeback. Latvian 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova rallied to eliminate the five-time Grand …

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