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Ronaldo, Messi make it safely to World Cup

11 October 2017, 14:34 The possibility of a World Cup without Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi turned out to be a false alarm, yet next year’s tournament will still have a major absentee after the United States’ extraordinary failure to qualify on Tuesday. Panama, meanwhile, showed it is perfectly possible …

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T20 Global League postponed

10 October 2017, 13:31 Following a Cricket South Africa (CSA) and T20 Global League board meeting on Tuesday and in consultation with franchise owners, the inaugural T20 Global League has been postponed to November 2018. “We have not come to this decision lightly,” commented CSA Acting CEO Thabang Moroe. “Having …

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Poland going to Russia, Germany perfect

09 October 2017, 00:13 Robert Lewandowski scored a European qualifying record 16th goal as Poland defeated Montenegro 4-2 on Sunday to reach next year’s World Cup, while reigning champions Germany secured a 10th successive win. Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski struck again in what has been a remarkable qualifying campaign as …

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All Blacks edge Boks in thriller

by Gavin Rich 07 October 2017, 19:26 Two soft tries in the last quarter dealt the killer blows to the Springboks but the narrow 25-24 win scored by the perennial Castle Lager Rugby Championship leaders from New Zealand in a great test match was a case of order being restored …

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Paterson called up to Proteas ODI squad

04 October 2017, 11:09 Dane Paterson is the only new cap in the Standard Bank Proteas ODI squad for the Momentum ODI Series against Bangladesh to be played later this month. Morne Morkel could not be considered because of injury. “Dane did very well in the T20 International Series against …

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Ibrahimovic must not rush United return

03 October 2017, 06:57 Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been warned not to rush his Manchester United return by surgeon Freddie Fu Ho-keung, who operated on his knee in May. Ibrahimovic has not played since suffering a career-threatening knee ligament injury in United’s Europa League quarterfinal second leg match against Anderlecht at …

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USA clinch 10th Presidents Cup

01 October 2017, 23:25 The United States polished off a 19-11 Presidents Cup win on Sunday over a battling International team whose fate was sealed over three punishing prior days. Victory was in the bag when Daniel Berger went 3-up with three to play against South Korean Kim Si-Woo – …

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De Bruyne rocket sinks Chelsea, United rout Palace

30 September 2017, 21:05 Manchester City underlined their title credentials as Kevin De Bruyne’s thunderbolt sealed an impressive 1-0 win at Chelsea, while Manchester United remain hot on their heels after a 4-0 rout of Crystal Palace on Saturday. Having lost the Premier League leadership to United earlier in the …

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LIVE: SA v Ban, 1st Test Day 2

by Estie Kretschmer 29 September 2017, 09:02 Welcome to our live coverage of the second day’s play in the first test between South Africa and Bangladesh at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom. Follow the links on this page to ensure you stay on top of the action. Live Scoring: SA v …

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