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22 October 2018 10:24 AM Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returns from exile

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line returned from exile on Sunday after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution. Feyisa Lilesa's return from the United States came several months after a reformist prime minister took office and announced sweeping political 18

21 October 2018 5:17 PM Tsitsipas becomes first Greek ATP champion

Stockholm - Stefanos Tsitsipas became the first Greek man to win an ATP title on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Ernests Gulbis in Stockholm, ending the Latvian player's perfect record in finals. World No 16 Tsitsipas, who had lost both his previous finals this year to Rafael Nadal in Barcelona and Toronto, went one better than Nicholas Kalogeropoulos 21

21 October 2018 4:51 PM Weather Update: Hot and windy in the Northern and Western Cape, cool over the rest of the country

While the Western and Northern Cape will be windy and hot, the rest of the country can expect a cool start to the week. Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected in the West Coast District, Central and Little Karoo of the Western Cape. Strong interior winds (45-60km/h) are expected over the Northern Cape and northern parts of the West Coast 23

21 October 2018 4:06 PM Marathon runner returns to reformed Ethiopia after exile

Addis Ababa - After two years of political exile that began at the Rio Olympic Games marathon finish line the athlete Feyisa Lilesa returned home to Ethiopia on Sunday saying the African nation was now a freer place. Lilesa, now 28, won the silver medal at Rio but his anti-government protest - holding his wrists together in imaginary handcuffs in front 22

20 October 2018 6:37 PM TIMELINE: How the Saudi narrative of Khashoggi's killing changed in 20 days

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who wrote critically of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (also known as MBS), entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2. He was not seen since. The Saudi ambassador to Washington, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, described the allegations as "malicious leaks and grim rumours" 23

20 October 2018 5:06 PM Flawless Garcia closes in on Valderrama treble

Sotogrande - Home favourite Sergio Garcia fired a magnificent seven-under-par 64 to seize a four-shot lead heading into the third and final round of the weather-hit Valderrama Masters on Saturday. The tournament host had not hit a shot since Thursday after thunderstorms forced the event to be cut to 54 holes, but he carded the lowest score of the week to close 20

20 October 2018 11:47 AM Magashule rejects 'baseless' claims of Gupta meeting over R140m deal

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has dismissed allegations that he took former MEC Mxolisi Dukwana to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound seven years ago to discuss a R140m deal. According to court papers brought by Dukwana, Magashule took the former MEC to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound in 2011, where Tony Gupta tried to strong-arm Dukwana into approving 41

19 October 2018 4:42 PM Kenya's ex-sports minister Wario charged over Olympic corruption

Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday. Wario pleaded not guilty to six charges levelled against him of abuse of office and was released on a $10 000 bond. However, Kipchoge Keino, a two-time Olympic gold medallist on the track and a former 22

19 October 2018 1:39 PM Pirates not thinking about Soweto Derby, says Micho

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic says the club are focused on facing Chippa United on Saturday and are not distracted by the upcoming Soweto derby against Kaizer Chiefs. The Buccaneers are set the face the Chilli Boys at Orlando Stadium in a Telkom Knockout last 16 tie, with a place in the quarter-final at stake. Despite the derby 41

19 October 2018 9:14 AM Currie Cup set for WP v Sharks final

Cape Town - This year's Currie Cup final will be between Western Province and the Sharks, if bookmakers are to be believed. The 2018 tournament semi-finals take place on Saturday with the Sharks hosting the Golden Lions at 14:30 and then Western Province taking on the Blue Bulls at Newlands at 17:00. And, a look at local bookmakers Sportingbet suggests 26