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16 July 2018 8:11 PM Markram moves up, Amla falls out in Test rankings

Cape Town - Proteas opening batsman Aiden Markram has moved up in the latest ICC Test rankings following the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle. The Proteas were completely outplayed by Sri Lanka as the home side delivered a crushing 278-run defeat in Galle. Markram was the only South African to move up in the batsmen rankings - moving one slot up to seventh 18

16 July 2018 6:37 PM Thabang Moroe appointed CSA boss

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa has announced the appointment of Thabang Moroe as its new Chief Executive. As he has been the Acting Chief Executive for the past year, he will take up his position with immediate effect and will serve a three-year contract. “Thabang Moroe’s appointment follows a thorough and rigorous process to fill this important position 20

16 July 2018 6:00 PM IMF: Nigeria, South Africa set to boost sub-Saharan Africa’s economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised the growth rate of sub-Saharan Africa’s economy to 3.8% for 2019, up from April’s growth projection of 3.7%. In its latest World Economic Outlook Update released on Monday, the IMF said the upwardly revised growth is supported by the rise in commodity prices. The IMF expects the South African economy 19

16 July 2018 1:17 PM Media24 and HuffPost to end SA partnership

Media24 and HuffPost announced on Monday that they are mutually ending their partnership in South Africa. “We regularly review our portfolio of brands. The HuffPost SA audience numbers are strong and consistently hold steady on the list of top-10 news sites in South Africa,” Media24 CEO Esmaré Weideman said in a statement. “HuffPost SA was an important 25

16 July 2018 12:19 PM Blow for Proteas as Shamsi returns to SA

Cape Town - Proteas spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has returned to South Africa for personal reasons in the middle of the Sri Lankan tour, it was confirmed on Monday. It is a massive blow to the Proteas with the second Test against Sri Lanka due to get underway on Friday in Colombo. South Africa lost the first Test by a massive 278 runs in Galle, with Shamsi 22

16 July 2018 5:06 AM SA's Stone a 1 000/1 outsider before Scottish Open win

London - South Africa's Brandon Stone came desperately close to the first 59 in European Tour history as he won the Scottish Open at the Gullane course near Edinburgh on Sunday. Given he had been a 1 000/1 outsider ahead of the tournament and that this win saw him qualify for this week's Open Championship at Carnoustie, there was little reason for Stone 19

15 July 2018 6:17 PM SA's Stone romps to Scottish Open title, books spot in Open

Cape Town - South Africa's Brandon Stone has won the European Tour's Scottish Open and booked his spot in this week's Open Championship. Stone shot a final round of 60 to finish on 20-under-par for the tournament and win by four strokes on Sunday. The 25-year-old was three shots back heading into the final round, however, eight birdies and an eagle on 16 later 20

15 July 2018 11:48 AM SA's Binder wins first ever MotoGP 2 race

Cape Town - South Africa's Brad Binder has won his first ever Moto2 race in Germany at the Sachsenring circuit on Sunday. Binder started 10th on the grid but found himself in front of the pack and held on to win by 0.7 seconds from Joan Mir of Spain and Luca Marini of Italy who is multiple MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi's half-brother. "I felt I had a little 21

15 July 2018 11:44 AM SA's Justin Harding wins Indonesia Open

Jakarta - South Africa's Justin Harding carded a one-under-par 71 to secure his maiden Asian Tour victory at the final day of the Indonesia Open on Sunday. The 32-year-old dropped two shots on holes seven and eight, but bounced back with two birdies and won with an 18-under-par 270 total at Jakarta's Pondok Indah Golf Course. Zimbabwe's Scott Vincent 20

14 July 2018 9:24 PM Klaasen falls short in Wimbledon doubles final

London - South Africa's Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand partner Michael Venus fell agonisingly short in the final of the Wimbledon men's doubles on Saturday. In yet another five-set epic, Klaasen and Venus lost 3-6, 7-6 (9/7), 3-6, 7-5, 5-7 to the American duo of Jack Sock and Mike Bryan. Venus was the first New Zealander to reach a Wimbledon final 24