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07 January 2019 7:31 PM WADA team returns to Moscow for lab info

Montreal - A three-person World Anti-Doping Agency team will arrive in Moscow on Wednesday to obtain laboratory doping test data after Russian authorities missed a deadline to provide the information. The mission announced Monday comes after WADA's athletes committee last week demanded Russia suffer new sanctions for missing a December 31 deadline to provide 94

07 January 2019 12:58 PM Andy Murray slays the Instagram game

Cape Town - A persistent hip injury may have seen Andy Murray slip to 240th in the ATP Tour rankings, but the British three-time Grand Slam winner is without question ranked No 1 in the social media stakes. Murray, who was sidelined for 11 months after Wimbledon in 2017 in an attempt to recover from the injury, has taken a hilarious swipe at himself 119

06 January 2019 2:07 PM Proteas slow over-rate sees Faf suspended for 1 Test

Cape Town - The Proteas will have to do without the services of captain, Faf du Plessis, after he was suspended for one Test by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for over-rate infringements during the second Test against Pakistan at Newlands. Needing 41 on the fourth day to secure the Test and the series, South Africa easily achieved victory on Sunday 93

06 January 2019 8:37 AM SA’s Dulux dog, Oscar, dies

Cape Town – The fluffy face of Dulux paint in South Africa, Oscar, has died. According to a report by Comaro Chronicle, Oscar was imported from Belgium in 2009 by Sue Green and had been ill for the past year. Not only did he make countless TV appearances but he was also part of JOY Dogs – a therapeutic program that visits schools and facilities for the aged. Orion 261

06 January 2019 5:30 AM Highlands hold Pirates in thriller

Johannesburg - Highlands Park and Orlando Pirates played to a thrilling 2-2 draw at Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa, on Saturday night in one of the best matches of the 2018/19 Absa Premiership season. The result is a blow to the Buccaneers’ title hopes, leaving them five points adrift of leaders Bidvest Wits, while the Lions of the North remain in eighth 100

05 January 2019 6:53 PM Djokovic's conqueror Bautista Agut takes Qatar Open title

Doha -Roberto Bautista Agut followed up his shock victory over world number one Novak Djokovic by lifting the Qatar Open title on Saturday. The Spaniard ground out a hard-fought victory in three sets against the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych, winning 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the final. "It's been a fantastic week for me," he said immediately after his triumph 76

05 January 2019 3:40 PM Anderson claims Maharashtra Open title

Cape Town - Kevin Anderson won his sixth ATP title after beating Croat Ivo Karlovic in the Maharashtra Open final in Pune on Saturday. World No 6 Anderson defeated Karlovic 7-6, 6-7, 7-6 in their nail-biting final, which lasted two hours and 45 minutes. The South African has been on a roll since his breakthrough 2018 season in which he won two titles 85

05 January 2019 9:00 AM Rami Malek confirms relationship with Bohemian Rhapsody co-star Lucy Boynton

Cape Town – Rami Malek has admitted that he has found ‘Somebody to Love’ in his co-star Lucy Boynton. According to Us Weekly, the couple first sparked dating rumours after meeting on the set of Bohemian Rhapsody. Confirming their relationship, a source told the publication in April 2018: “They met while filming Bohemian Rhapsody in London. He is so into her. He goes and visits 258

04 January 2019 7:56 PM 'Outstanding' Faf hailed for epic ton at Newlands

Cape Town - Faf du Plessis was relieved on the second day of the second Test between South Africa and Pakistan on Friday at Newlands. Despite his excellence with the captain's armband, Du Plessis has struggled with bat of late. In 2018, Du Plessis only managed to score 463 runs at an average of 24.36 in 20 innings - ending the year with a historic pair in Centurion 62

04 January 2019 6:24 PM Veteran giant Karlovic reaches Pune final

Pune - Croat Ivo Karlovic on Friday became the oldest man in more than four decades to reach an ATP final after beating Steve Darcis at the Maharashtra Open in Pune. Karlovic, who turns 40 next month, follows in the footsteps of Australian legend Ken Rosewall who reached a tour-level final aged 43 at the Sydney Indoor tournament in 1977. Standing 2.11 metres 56