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20 October 2018 6:31 PM Ronaldo celebrates landmark goal, but Juve's perfect run broken

Rome - Cristiano Ronaldo scored, but a wasteful Juventus had to settle for a 1-1 stalemate at home to Genoa to end the Italian champions' perfect start to the season on Saturday. With eight Serie A wins and two in the Champions League Juve were all set to extend that fine run when Ronaldo put Massimiliano Allegri's men into a first-half lead. But Juve were made to pay for failing 24

20 October 2018 3:21 PM England win rain-hit ODI, secure Sri Lanka series

Pallekele - England beat Sri Lanka by 18 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method in the rain-hit fourth one-day international on Saturday to take an insurmountable 3-0 series lead. England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and asked Sri Lanka to bat first with the hosts reaching 273/7 in 50 overs. Dasun Shanaka made a run-a-ball 66, including five sixes 22

16 October 2018 10:18 AM Baxter tweaks Bafana XI for Seychelles clash

Cape Town - Stuart Baxter has named Dino Ndlovu in the Bafana Bafana starting XI ahead of their clash against Seychelles. The island nation hosts South Africa at the Linte Stadium in the capital of Victoria on Tuesday afternoon. Baxter's charges handed the Seychelles a 6-0 defeat at FNB Stadium on Saturday and will be hoping to better their chances of Africa 26

15 October 2018 5:45 PM De Bruyn hits ton as Warriors and Titans draw

Cape Town - An 11th first-class century by Theunis de Bruyn was one of the few highlights on the final day of the 4-Day Domestic Series encounter between the Titans and Warriors with the weather-hit match ending in a draw at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Monday. With only 33.2 overs possible on days two and three due to bad light and rain, there were nearly 21

13 October 2018 4:23 PM Ruthless Sharks feast on Griquas

Cape Town - The Sharks booked a home semi-final in this year’s Currie Cup when they registered a 41-11 victory over Griquas in Kimberley on Saturday. As the scoreline suggests, the Sharks were in control of proceedings for long periods and they eventually outscored their hosts by seven tries to one with Lwazi Mvovo and Leolin Zas both bagging a brace 37

13 October 2018 12:07 PM India take charge in 2nd Windies Test

Hyderabad - Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant hit unbeaten half-centuries to hand India the advantage against West Indies on day two of the second Test in Hyderabad on Saturday. The hosts were 308 for four at stumps, trailing the West Indies by three runs. Rahane, on 75, and Pant, on 85, have put on an unbeaten 146-run fifth-wicket stand in Hyderabad 49

13 October 2018 7:28 AM Brazil make heavy work of beating Saudi Arabia

Riyadh - Brazil struggled to a 2-0 win over hosts Saudi Arabia in a stuttering performance on a muggy night in Riyadh in a friendly international on Friday. Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus scored just before half-time and Alex Sandro powered in a header from a Neymar corner in the sixth-minute of injury time. Argentina, who will be without the rested 47

13 October 2018 4:39 AM Proteas bowlers click, but more change on the way

Potchefstroom - Fast bowler Dane Paterson was named man-of-the-match but said the award could have been shared by all South Africa's bowlers as the hosts clinched a T20 series win against Zimbabwe at Senwes Park on Friday. South Africa took a 2-0 lead in the three-match series with a six-wicket win after restricting Zimbabwe to 132 for seven in their 47

12 October 2018 7:43 PM Southgate keeps Sancho in reserve for Croatia revenge

Rijeka - England manager Gareth Southgate resisted the temptation to hand 18-year-old Jadon Sancho his international debut as the Three Lions seek a measure of revenge against Croatia in the Nations League on Friday. Just three months on since Croatia beat England to reach the World Cup final for the first time, the sides meet again looking for their 37

10 October 2018 5:14 PM Olivier help Knights stun Dolphins

Cape Town - Duanne Olivier and Ottniel Baartman shared seven wickets as the Knights stunned the Dolphins by five wickets on day three of their 4-Day Domestic Series clash in Kimberley on Wednesday. The pair helped the hosts shoot out the visitors for a woeful 135, before Luthando Mnyanda showed nerves of steel with an invaluable 62 (119 balls, 10 fours) 22