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PSG rampant, Blues win at death

27 September 2017, 23:56 Neymar starred as Paris Saint-Germain sent out a statement of intent with an impressive 3-0 Champions League victory over Bayern Munich on Wednesday, while Michy Batshuayi grabbed an injury-time winner as Chelsea won 2-1 at Atletico Madrid. It took PSG less than two minutes to break …

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Big Match Feature: Dortmund v Real

26 September 2017, 11:00 For the second season in a row, the Champions League group stage brings together Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid – and precedent suggests the holders could be in for a tough evening in Germany. Madrid have never won in Dortmund — and despite recent successes, have …

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Thomas wins FedExCup, $10m bonus

25 September 2017, 00:29 American Justin Thomas lost the battle but won the war, earning the $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion on Sunday despite falling short of the tournament victory at the season-ending Tour Championship. Finishing second behind surprise winner Xander Schauffele at East Lake in Atlanta, 24-year-old Thomas …

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Manchester clubs remain on top

23 September 2017, 20:36 Raheem Sterling shone for Manchester City and Romelu Lukaku delivered for Manchester United as the Manchester clubs maintained their grip on the Premier League title race with on Saturday victories. Sterling scored a brace as City crushed bottom club Crystal Palace 5-0 to go top on …

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Markram to make test debut

22 September 2017, 10:12 Aiden Markram will make his debut for the Standard Bank Proteas in the first Sunfoil test match against Bangladesh to be played at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, from September 28 to October 2. The 22-year-old Multiply Titans opening batsman was a member of the test squad during …

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United, City into League Cup 4th round

20 September 2017, 23:33 Marcus Rashford fired Manchester United into the League Cup fourth round as the holders crushed Burton 4-1, while Manchester City eased through with a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday. City and United, currently first and second in the Premier League, took contrasting routes …

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Zidane confirms Real contract renewal

19 September 2017, 14:45 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday that he has renewed his contract with the Spanish champions, although the deal has not yet been announced officially. Madrid have renewed various players’ contracts in recent weeks and the Frenchman told a news conference that he too …

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Much hinges on the Bok response

by Gavin Rich 18 September 2017, 07:34 The response of the Springbok player leadership to their biggest nightmare and the readiness of the coaches to respond to what should have been the sound of flapping wings above the crowd noise in Albany will determine the real gravitas of the latest …

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City go top, Liverpool held by Burnley

16 September 2017, 18:51 Manchester City stormed to the top of the Premier League as Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick inspired a 6-0 demolition of Watford, while Philippe Coutinho’s return couldn’t lift Liverpool in a 1-1 draw against Burnley on Saturday. With previous leaders Manchester United not in action until Sunday’s clash …

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Boks must target NZ ‘Tiny men’ – Mitch

15 September 2017, 12:12 Former All Black coach John Mitchell believes the Springboks must target the All Black’s ‘tiny men’ in their back three, but if they get their accuracy of the kicking game wrong, it could be a costly mistake. The Springboks face off with the All Blacks in …

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