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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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England crush Windies at Edgbaston

19 August 2017, 21:57 Stuart Broad starred as England thrashed the West Indies by an innings and 209 runs to ensure the inaugural day/night test in Britain ended inside three days at Edgbaston on Saturday. Full Scorecard: England v West Indies West Indies, following-on, lost 19 wickets for 261 runs …

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Costa determined to rejoin Atletico

18 August 2017, 11:13 Chelsea striker Diego Costa is determined to rejoin former side Atletico Madrid despite the La Liga club subject to a transfer ban preventing them from registering players until January. Costa has not played for Chelsea since the FA Cup final in May, following which he claims …

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Real crush Barca to win Super Cup

17 August 2017, 01:00 Real Madrid shrugged off the absence of the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo to cruise past rivals Barcelona 2-0 in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup to cap a 5-1 aggregate win. Ronaldo was slapped with a five-game ban for pushing the referee after he was …

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Coutinho left out of Liverpool squad

14 August 2017, 14:10 Liverpool attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho was not included in the 22-man travelling squad for the first leg of their Champions League play-off against Hoffenheim, the Premier League club said on Monday. According to reports in British media, Barcelona target Coutinho submitted a transfer request last week …

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SL dig in after early losses

14 August 2017, 08:34 Paceman Mohammed Shami struck twice as India closed in on a massive win on day three of the third and final test against Sri Lanka in Pallekele on Monday. Live Scoring: Sri Lanka v India The beleaguered hosts were 82 for four in their second innings …

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Britain win relay, Bolt injured

12 August 2017, 23:05 Usain Bolt’s glittering career swansong came crashing to an end when he pulled up on the anchor leg of the world 4x100m relay won by Britain on Saturday. Bolt received the baton with Jamaica in third, but halfway down his leg the towering sprinter pulled up …

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LIVE: Athletics World Championships – Day 8

11 August 2017, 10:57 Welcome to our live and interactive coverage of the 2017 IAAF World Championships taking place in London. It’s day 8 and the morning session is heavily dominated by the men’s decathlon, which features Algeria’s Larbi Bourrada. In and around the 100m, long jump and shot put …

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