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16 December 2018 2:46 PM Lipsky powers to Leopard Creek victory

Cape Town - American David Lipsky has romped to victory following a superb fourth round at the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Club on Sunday. Lipsky signed a final round of 4-under 68 to finish on 14-under and win by two strokes from Scotland's David Drysdale. This is Lipsky's second European Tour victory after winning the European 16

16 December 2018 11:41 AM Van der Burgh wins 50m butterfly gold for fairytale end to career

Cape Town - Cameron van der Burgh has brought his career to a fairytale end, winning gold in the 50m breastroke at the FINA Short-Course World Championships in Hangzhou, China. Van der Burgh stopped the clock in a championship record time of 25.41 ahead of Ilya Shymanovich of Belarus and Felipe Lima of Brazil. Earlier in the day, Chad le Clos picked 17

16 December 2018 5:28 AM Miss USA apologises for calling out non-English speaking Miss Universe contestants

Cape Town - Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers has released a statement after she receiving backlash for calling out non-English speaking contestants at the Miss Universe pageant. The original video was reportedly captured on Miss Colombia, Valeria Morales', Instagram Live during a broadcast from the Miss Universe preliminary competition on Thursday. In the controversial 14

15 December 2018 4:26 PM Jamieson edges ahead at Leopard Creek

Cape Town - Scotland's Scott Jamieson will take a slender one-shot lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship in Malelane. The 35-year-old Glaswegian's only previous European Tour win also came in South Africa back in 2012, and he's given himself a real chance of another after firing a rock-solid four-under-par 68 at the gorgeous Leopard 22

15 December 2018 2:50 PM Four, including young child, killed after vehicle overturns on N3

Four people were killed and five others injured on N3 in the early hours of Saturday morning when their vehicle overturned on the N3 near the Bergville toll plaza. ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said paramedics from ER24 and KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Services arrived at the scene shortly after 01:00 where they found the occupants ejected from the vehicle 20

15 December 2018 12:13 PM Le Clos storms to 50m butterfly silver

Cape Town - South Africa's Chad le Clos won silver in the men's 50m butterfly at the FINA Short-Course World Championships in Hangzhou, China. Swimming in lane 5, Le Clos touched the wall in a time of 21.97 to settle for second behind 38-year-old Nicholas Santos of Brazil, who won with a championship record of 21.81. In the men's 100m freestyle semi-final 20

15 December 2018 6:46 AM 3 children among 12 dead in Touws River horror taxi crash

Twelve people, including three children, were killed when a taxi overturned on the N1 highway near Touwsriver in the Hex River Valley on Saturday, said Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa. "Early this morning, shortly after 03:00, a driver of a taxi lost control of the taxi and the vehicle overturned," Africa said in a statement. "In this crash 12 people 19

14 December 2018 8:32 PM Mayambela to the rescue for Chippa United

Cape Town - Mark Mayambela came to Chippa United's rescue on Friday evening, scoring deep in injury time to clinch a 2-2 draw with high-flying Polokwane City at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. The visitors looked to be heading for a narrow victory as goals from Ayanda Nkili and Rodney Ramagalela - either side of Rhulani Manzini's equaliser - before Mayambela 17

14 December 2018 6:52 PM Rain ends Rocks campaign, Stars advance to final

Cape Town - The Mzansi Super League eliminator between the Jozi Stars and Paarl Rocks was abandoned as heavy rain and lightening hit the Wanderers on Friday. Earlier in the evening, Rocks skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to field first. However, soon after the decision was made, persistent rain fell in Johannesburg and continued throughout 24

14 December 2018 1:55 PM SA chief of US Centres for Disease Control appears for 'complex' fraud case

The South African branch chief of the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is not the only accused in a hefty fraud and corruption case involving more than R25m, it emerged this week. Alfred Bere, 36, dressed in a smart suit, made his second appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Thursday after being arrested in August 20