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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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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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