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09 January 2019 6:28 AM Kgatlana scoops CAF Women's Player of the Year award

Cape Town - Banyana Banyana attacker Thembi Kgatlana won big at the 2018 CAF Awards after scooping the CAF Women's Player of the Year and Goal of the Year, in Dakar on Tuesday. It was a big night for Banyana Banyana as head coach, Desiree Ellis capped off an historic year by also being named the CAF Women's Coach of the Year for 2018. The pint-sized 91

09 January 2019 6:14 AM World's best Halep falls at first hurdle in Sydney

Sydney - World No 1 Simona Halep's preparations for next week's Australian Open suffered a huge setback on Wednesday when she was bundled out of the Sydney International at the first hurdle. The Romanian hadn't played since withdrawing from the WTA Finals in October with a herniated disc, and was no match for fast-rising Australian Ashleigh Barty, who scored 96

09 January 2019 5:09 AM Desiree Ellis wins CAF Women's Coach of the Year

Cape Town - Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis has been named the CAF Women’s National Team Coach of the Year for 2018, while forward Thembi Kgatlana took home two trophies – the CAF Goal of the Year and CAF Woman Player of the Year awards. She is also the first individual to lead the South African Women's National Team to qualification for the World 87

08 January 2019 8:42 PM Wales' Priestland to leave Bath at season's end

London, Jan 8, 2019 (AFP) -Wales flyhalf Rhys Priestland will leave Bath at the end of the season, the English Premiership club announced on Tuesday. Priestland, who won the last of his 50 Wales caps in 2017, has been with Bath for the past four years. "Rhys has been an influential figure not only on the field, but in his leadership off the field over the last four years 81

08 January 2019 7:18 AM Read to reject France move and join Jake in Japan?

Cape Town - All Blacks captain Kieran Read and midfielder Ryan Crotty are off to Japanese clubs after the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Aaron Smith and Dane Coles could follow, according to European media reports. According to the Stuff website, France's daily sports newspaper L'Equipe reported on Monday that Read would not be joining Paris club Racing 92 for the 2019/20 season 76

08 January 2019 6:19 AM Pirates eager to pile pressure on Wits

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates will have a good chance to close the gap on Absa Premiership leaders Wits when they take on struggling Chippa United in Tuesday's clash at Orlando Stadium. The Buccaneers come into the clash having drawn three and won two of their last five league outings, including a 2-2 draw with Highlands Park last Saturday 99

06 January 2019 7:29 AM Fabregas ready for Monaco switch

Monaco - Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas is expected in Monaco on Sunday to negotiate a transfer to the French Ligue 1 club from Chelsea, sports daily L'Equipe reported Saturday. Fabregas and his agent Darren Dein will meet Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasyliev although a source told AFP that the move has not yet been finalised. Fabregas, 31, played 95

05 January 2019 11:25 AM Bale injury not expected to be serious

Madrid - Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari believes the calf injury that Gareth Bale sustained against Villarreal on Wednesday is not serious. Bale will undergo tests on Saturday to diagnose the extent of the problem after being forced off at half-time at the Estadio de la Ceramica, where Real Madrid drew 2-2. "We think the injury is not too serious 205

05 January 2019 10:37 AM Wickets tumbling at Newlands as Proteas sense victory

Cape Town - Wickets are tumbling at Newlands once more with the Proteas closing in on a series victory against Pakistan in the second Test. At lunch on day three, Pakistan were 37/2 in their second innings, still 217 runs away from making the hosts bat again. Pakistan, and Mohammad Amir (4/88) in particular, were on the money as South Africa resumed 199

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