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Gelant and Willemse provide more positives

by Gavin Rich 03 July 2017, 08:21 The Vodacom Bulls and the Southern Kings provided the telling statements on what should be seen as another positive weekend for South African rugby in which youngsters Warrick Gelant and Damian Willemse were the shining individual lights. Gelant was outstanding for the Bulls …

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Sundowns, Esperance, Sahel advance

02 July 2017, 00:49 Title-holders Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa and Esperance and Etoile Sahel of Tunisia became the first qualifiers for the Caf Champions League quarter-finals Saturday. Gangling Liberian Anthony Laffor scored five minutes from time to earn Sundowns a 1-0 Group C victory over Saint George of Ethiopia …

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Federer faces tough draw at Wimbledon

30 June 2017, 14:37 Tournament favourite Roger Federer will have to do things the hard way if he is to win a record eighth Wimbledon title, after he was handed the toughest draw of the big names at the All England Club on Friday. But defending champion Andy Murray, struggling …

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Shakira, Pique, stars set for Messi’s wedding

Football and showbiz stars gather in northern Argentina on Friday for Latin America’s celebrity wedding bash of the decade when Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi marries his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo. Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo during an outing in Barcelona Pop star Shakira and her husband, Messi’s teammate Gerard Pique , …

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Chile sink Portugal on penalties

28 June 2017, 22:41 Claudio Bravo was Chile’s hero on Wednesday as they beat Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shoot-out in the Confederations Cup semifinals in Kazan, Russia. The Manchester City goalkeeper saved all three penalties from Portugal’s Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani, while Arturo Vidal, Charles Aranguiz and …

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Teenage Hadebe signs for Chiefs

27 June 2017, 14:59 Zimbabwe international Teenage Hadebe has reportedly agreed a deal to sign for Kaizer Chiefs and will join up with his new team in the near future. Chicken Inn chairman Lifa Ncube confirmed the move for the 22-year-old, who had been plying his trade at the Zimbabwe …

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Kuhn, Phehlukwayo in test squad

26 June 2017, 10:08 Uncapped Multiply Titans opening batsman Heino Kuhn and Hollywoodbets Dolphins all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo were included in the Standard Bank Proteas test squad for the four-match test series against England, starting next month. They take the places of Stephen Cook and Wayne Parnell respectively from the squad …

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Hamilton on pole for Azerbaijan GP

24 June 2017, 17:13 Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix after eclipsing Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas with a phenomenal final qualifying lap on Saturday. The three-time world champion starts ahead of Bottas with Ferrari duo Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel, the championship leader, occupying the second …

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Torquing Heads: Episode 12

23 June 2017, 11:54 Ahead of every motorsport weekend we profile the host venue to give you a taste of what you might expect to see, taste or experience if you were there. Motorsport fans are in for a jammed-packed weekend of wheel-to-wheel action. First off the unpredictable story of …

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Tsonga latest star to slump at Queen’s

21 June 2017, 21:44 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga became the latest star to crash out of Queen’s Club as the world number 10 was beaten 6-4, 6-4 by Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller on Wednesday. After Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic all endured shock first-round defeats on Tuesday, it was Tsonga’s turn …

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