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16 January 2019 8:48 AM I dug insanely deep, says Tiafoe after Anderson upset

Melbourne - Frances Tiafoe rolled up his white shirt's right sleeve, flexed his biceps and slapped the muscle five times. Then he pounded his chest and yelled, "Yeah! Let's go! Let's go! Come on!" Forgive the young American's exuberance. This was, after all, the biggest victory of his nascent career. Down a set and 3-0 in the second, the 20-year-old 1148

16 January 2019 6:00 AM Anderson suffers shock Australian Open defeat

Melbourne - South Africa's Kevin Anderson was upset by unseeded American Frances Tiafoe in the Australian Open second round on Wednesday. The 20-year-old Tiafoe, who is ranked 39th on the ATP Tour rankings, shocked the fifth-seeded Anderson 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5. Anderson had gone into the match holding a 3-0 head-to-head advantage against Tiafoe and was looking 2507

15 January 2019 12:45 PM What next for Brexit? Three main scenarios

What next? With the Brexit deal between Britain and the EU facing defeat in the British parliament in a crucial vote on Tuesday, that's the question on everyone's lips. This is the Brexit that the British government and EU leaders want – and one which many MPs in the British parliament object to. The deal has been rejected by some of British Prime Minister 1108

15 January 2019 5:49 AM Record books favour Anderson ahead of Tiafoe clash

Cape Town - South African tennis star Kevin Anderson will go into Wednesday's Australian Open second round encounter confident he can dispatch American Frances Tiafoe. Anderson, the fifth seed at the year’s first Grand Slam, opened his campaign in Melbourne on Monday with a four-set victory over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino. Tiafoe, who is ranked No 39 on the ATP Tour rankings 146

10 January 2019 5:50 AM Veteran Seppi downs Tsitsipas to reach Sydney semis

Sydney - Andreas Seppi called on all his experience on Thursday to derail top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas' Sydney International title hopes and ease into the semi-finals, with Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich the first woman to make the last four. Veteran Seppi, 14 years older than his 20-year-old Greek opponent, has only won three ATP titles in his career 126

08 January 2019 12:33 PM Two injury worries for Kings after Edinburgh thrashing

Cape Town - The Southern Kings squad that played Edinburgh in the PRO14 Round 13 match in Scotland returned home late on Monday. While the side was left disappointed following their 38-0 defeat to Edinburgh at Murrayfield, the team doctor, Gershwin Kortje, breathed a sigh of relief to have returned with minimal injuries after the first match of 2019. The only injury 106

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 100

06 January 2019 11:57 AM SA Rugby Sevens Academy faces Portugal in Cup QF

Cape Town - The SA Rugby Sevens Academy team on Saturday finished second in pool B of the Sudamerica Rugby Sevens tournament in Punta del Este after securing victories against Russia (26-5) and Colombia (10-0) before suffering a narrow defeat against Uruguay (7-0). This ensured that the team is still on track to defend the title they won in Uruguay last year, however 76

05 January 2019 7:20 PM Wits keep up title run with FS Stars win

Cape Town - Wits continued their impressive form in the PSL as they came from behind to defeat Free State Stars 2-1 in Saturday's clash at Goble Park. It was the home side who hit the front inside the opening minutes as Congolese striker Harris Tchilimbou found space at the far post, and he headed home beyond goalkeeper Darren Keet who flapped at a cross 98

05 January 2019 6:53 PM Djokovic's conqueror Bautista Agut takes Qatar Open title

Doha -Roberto Bautista Agut followed up his shock victory over world number one Novak Djokovic by lifting the Qatar Open title on Saturday. The Spaniard ground out a hard-fought victory in three sets against the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych, winning 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the final. "It's been a fantastic week for me," he said immediately after his triumph 79