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Pliskova survives scare to advance

02 September 2017, 21:40 Karolina Pliskova showed the steel of a world No 1 as she fought off a match point to claim a riveting 3-6 7-5 6-4 comeback win over Zhang Shuai in the US Open third round on Saturday. Pliskova, runner-up at Flushing Meadows last year, would have …

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Torquing Heads: Episode 20

01 September 2017, 10:54 Ahead of every motorsport weekend we profile the host venue to give you a taste of what you might expect to see or experience if you were there. Ferrari will be desperate to come out on top this week in their home GP with the action …

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‘Reds agree deal for Oxlade-Chamberlain’

30 August 2017, 20:03 Liverpool have agreed a £35 million deal with Arsenal to sign England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to reports on Wednesday. Oxlade-Chamberlain appeared set to join Chelsea earlier this week after the Premier League champions had a bid accepted for the 24-year-old. But Liverpool appear to have …

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Liverpool agree to record Keita deal

29 August 2017, 16:38 Guinea international midfielder Naby Keita will join Premier League giants Liverpool next year after the English outfit agreed a reported club record deal of £48 million ($62m, 51.9m euros) with German side RB Leipzig. Liverpool will also reportedly pay an undisclosed premium for the 22-year-old, who …

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A great boost for the Championship

by Gavin Rich 28 August 2017, 07:32 The latest round of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship was probably the biggest shot in the arm that the competition has received in several seasons. The smart money wouldn’t be placed on the current log situation, with the Springboks leading on points difference, …

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Torquing Heads: Episode 19

25 August 2017, 11:48 Ahead of every motorsport weekend we profile the host venue to give you a taste of what you might expect to see or experience if you were there. MotoGP action heads to Silverstone for their latest instalment of wheel-to-wheel racing while Formula 1 returns from its …

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Maritzburg, CT City win to go top

23 August 2017, 23:18 The second round of Absa Premiership matches wrapped up in midweek, with Maritzburg United and Cape Town City leading the log after impressive victories, while Kaizer Chiefs suffered a defeat to leave coach Steve Komphela under ever more pressure. Tuesday night’s action featured the ‘curse of …

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Ferrari renews agreement with Kimi

22 August 2017, 12:57 Kimi Raikkonen will be racing for Ferrari again next season after the Italian Formula One team announced on Tuesday a contract extension with the Finn for 2018. The popular 2007 world champion, who will be 38 in October, would have been out of contract at the …

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Boxes are being ticked

by Gavin Rich 21 August 2017, 07:13 The televised evidence from Sydney earlier in the day should have provided a reality check in terms of how much still needs to be done, but the Springboks ended their opening Castle Lager Rugby Championship test with their performance graph on a sharp …

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