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 43
11 January 2019 7:29 AM Anderson urges tearful Murray to 'keep fighting'
Cape Town - South Africa's Kevin Anderson has paid tribute to Andy Murray after the British star's emotional press conference ahead of the Australian Open - which could be his final tournament. Murray, a three-time Grand Slam winner, has been battling a nagging hip injury for the better part of the last 18 months. Besides his Grand Slam success, Murray 31
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 37
09 January 2019 5:33 PM LATEST: US to citizens in DRC: 'Depart the country'
The United States is giving its citizens in the Democratic Republic of Congo succinct advice: "Depart the country." A new US embassy security alert says DRC's electoral commission is soon expected to announce results of the presidential election. It warns of possible crowds gathering to hear the results. Congolese activist groups have urged people to "be ready 31
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 31
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 26
06 January 2019 4:00 AM 7 binge-worthy series to keep you entertained for the three months of January
Cape Town - Showmax, DStv Now and Netflix bring us these binge-worthy new shows to kick off 2019. Brand-new series, fresh seasons of fan-favourite shows, and box sets of long-running TV classics, they’ll make the first weekend of the year go by in a flash. Things are going well: Jane's first major article is published, Sutton can see if anything happens 81
04 January 2019 6:24 PM Veteran giant Karlovic reaches Pune final
Pune - Croat Ivo Karlovic on Friday became the oldest man in more than four decades to reach an ATP final after beating Steve Darcis at the Maharashtra Open in Pune. Karlovic, who turns 40 next month, follows in the footsteps of Australian legend Ken Rosewall who reached a tour-level final aged 43 at the Sydney Indoor tournament in 1977. Standing 2.11 metres 31
02 January 2019 6:19 PM RFI says DRC revokes journalist's accreditation
Radio France International says the Democratic Republic of Congo's government has revoked the accreditation of one of its journalists. A statement on Wednesday says Florence Morice was merely doing her job in covering the country's presidential election, and it asks that DRC reverse its decision. The statement also says RFI's transmissions have been blocked 36
02 January 2019 11:03 AM PICS: Pearl Modiadie and cuddle buddy ring in the new year in France
Cape Town - TV personality Pearl Modiadie skipped the warm South African summer, and opted for a cool European getaway. Pearl, who has been spending her vacation in France and Barcelona, also hinted that she is traveling with a special person. "Paris has been quite a delight and of course the cold requires extra cuddles with my travel companion, so no complaints 35