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15 January 2019 7:19 AM Viviani wins opening Tour Down Under stage in brutal heat

Adelaide - Italy's Elia Viviani won a tight finish to take the opening stage of Australia's Tour Down Under in brutal temperatures in Adelaide on Tuesday. Deceuninck–Quick-Step's Viviani, the omnium gold medallist at the 2016 Rio Olympics and one of the world's leading sprinters, powered out of the pack to reel in Germany's Max Walscheid and claim the ochre 122

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 65

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 152

31 December 2018 7:20 AM Gold barrels into 2019 as growth concerns spur demand for haven

Gold is closing out 2018 on a strong note, with haven demand in the ascendant amid volatile trading in global equities, rising concern about the economic outlook and a drawn-out government shutdown in the US. Spot bullion is holding near a six-month high after topping $1 280 an ounce, and the metal is set for the best monthly gain in almost two years 91

17 December 2018 6:02 AM Le Clos named FINA swimmer of the year

Cape Town - At the conclusion of the 2018 FINA World Swimming short course Championships, FINA announced South African Chad le Clos and Hungarian Katinka Hosszu as its male and female Swimmers of the Year. According to the SwimSwam website, the honour is Le Clos’ second, after winning in 2014, and Hosszu’s fourth, after winning in 2014, 2015, and 2016. Le Clos’ 71

16 December 2018 11:41 AM Van der Burgh wins 50m butterfly gold for fairytale end to career

Cape Town - Cameron van der Burgh has brought his career to a fairytale end, winning gold in the 50m breastroke at the FINA Short-Course World Championships in Hangzhou, China. Van der Burgh stopped the clock in a championship record time of 25.41 ahead of Ilya Shymanovich of Belarus and Felipe Lima of Brazil. Earlier in the day, Chad le Clos picked 42

15 December 2018 12:13 PM Le Clos storms to 50m butterfly silver

Cape Town - South Africa's Chad le Clos won silver in the men's 50m butterfly at the FINA Short-Course World Championships in Hangzhou, China. Swimming in lane 5, Le Clos touched the wall in a time of 21.97 to settle for second behind 38-year-old Nicholas Santos of Brazil, who won with a championship record of 21.81. In the men's 100m freestyle semi-final 47

14 December 2018 4:59 PM Sibanye offers cash advance to workers hit by 'no work, no pay'

Sibanye-Stillwater [JSE:SGL] will be extending a special cash advance of up to 50% of basic pay to employees in its bargaining unit that require it, the company said in a statement. The company said it was offering this to mitigate the negative financial impact of the strike on its employees ahead of the Christmas holidays and the beginning of the school 72

14 December 2018 12:19 PM DQ elevates SA's Tandy to bronze in China

Cape Town - The disqualification of British swimmer Ben Proud elevated South Africa's Bradley Tandy to the bronze medal in the men's 50m freestyle at the 14th FINA World Swimming short course Championships in Hangzhou, China on Friday. Russia's Vladimir Morozov won the splash-and-dash in a blistering 20.33, ahead of the United States' Caeleb Dressel 56

12 December 2018 7:35 PM Twitter reacts to Cameron van der Burgh's retirement

Cape Town - Olympic superstar Cameron van der Burgh announced that he will retire from competitive swimming following the FINA Short-Course World Championship in Hangzhou. His announcement came after Van der Burgh won gold in the men's 100m breaststroke. Van der Burgh previously hinted that he would retire after the 2020 Olympic Games, however, the 30-year-old 41