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16 January 2019 9:18 AM Morris survives injury scare, keeps World Cup dream alive

Cape Town - Chris Morris is running out of time to put his hand up for the Proteas' 2019 World Cup squad, and there was a moment of concern on Tuesday when he left the field with an injured finger during day two of the Titans' 4-Day Franchise Series clash against the Highveld Lions in Benoni. Morris, surprisingly left out of the Proteas squad for the first 1158

16 January 2019 5:49 AM Tsitsipas reveals he's a massive Serena fan

Melbourne - Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas lavished bucket loads of praise upon American superstar Serena Williams after his 4-set opening round Australian Open win in Melbourne. After practicing with Williams after the recent Hopman Cup he was suitably impressed. "She was practicing really good. I would probably say even better than some of the male players 1511

15 January 2019 10:21 AM SAFA refutes former CEO's Gupta link claims

Cape Town - The South African Football Association (SAFA) has denied claims made by former CEO Leslie Sedibe that millions of rands were illegally received ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup. According to Sunday World, Sedibe revealed that former Local Organising Committee (LOC) head and current SAFA president Danny Jordaan set up a meeting with Ajay Gupta 117

15 January 2019 10:19 AM Scotland name South African as new cricket coach

Cape Town - Scotland have named South African Shane Burger as the new coach of their men's cricket side, it was confirmed on Tuesday. Burger takes over from Grant Bradburn who left the role in late 2018 to take up an assistant coaching position with Pakistan, and will start his role in March. Burger moves to Scotland from South African first-class provincial 153

14 January 2019 12:11 PM Cilic eases past Tomic at Australian Open

Melbourne - Last year's Australian Open runner-up Marin Cilic wasted little time in reaching the second round on Monday with a 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) win over Australian Bernard Tomic. Sixth seed Cilic, who lost an epic final in five sets to Roger Federer a year ago, took a shade over two hours to progress on Margaret Court Arena. The former US Open champion 148

14 January 2019 6:30 AM Kings hooker off to Scotland

Cape Town - Southern Kings hooker Michael Willemse has reportedly agreed to join Scottish club Edinburgh. Netwerk24 reported on Sunday that the 25-year-old will head to Murrayfield after the current PRO14 campaign. Willemse was schooled at Grey High School in Port Elizabeth and represented Eastern Province at junior level before heading for Cape Town where 135

13 January 2019 4:30 PM Chiefs get crushed in Zambia

Cape Town - ZESCO United put Kaizer Chiefs firmly in their place, when they issued the South African team with a 3-1 drubbing at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Sunday. Chiefs now have it all to do in the return fixture of the CAF Confederation Cup Play-Off, scheduled to be contested later this month. Nothing is impossible in football. However, the Glamour 114

13 January 2019 11:57 AM Danny Jordaan: 'We have lost a giant of SA football'

Cape Town - South African Football Association (SAFA) president, Danny Jordaan, has reacted to the untimely passing of South African soccer legend, Phil "Chippa" Masinga. Masinga passed away on Sunday. He was admitted to hospital in December after he was diagnosed with cancer. “We have lost a giant of South African Football, this is a sad day for our football 100

13 January 2019 11:17 AM 'Sad day for South African football'

Cape Town - The South African Football Association (SAFA) has confirmed the death of Bafana Bafana legend Phil "Chippa" Masinga on Sunday. Masinga, who spent time in hospital in December for an undiagnosed illness was 49. The striker, who played for a number of clubs including Jomo Cosmos, Mamelodi Sundowns, Leeds United and Bari, represented Bafana 106

13 January 2019 9:56 AM JUST IN: SA soccer legend Phil 'Chippa' Masinga dies

Cape Town - The South African Football Association (SAFA) has confirmed that Bafana Bafana legend Phil "Chippa" Masinga has died. Masinga was admitted to hospital in December where he was said to be suffering from an "undisclosed illness". He played 58 times for the South African team, scoring 18 goals in national colours and was part of the famous squad 92