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13 December 2018 8:28 PM Egypt launches official bid to host 2019 AFCON

Cairo - Egypt on Thursday officially signalled its willingness to take over from Cameroon as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, a day before the deadline for candidates. "The Egyptian football federation (EFA) declares its candidacy to host the 2019 African Nations Cup which is scheduled to take place in June and should have been organised by Cameroon 15

12 December 2018 6:42 AM Jozi Stars secure home playoff berth

Johannesburg - The Jozi Stars secured a home playoff berth in the Mzansi Super League with a massive 101-run win over the Tshwane Spartans at the Wanderers on Tuesday. The hosts posted a competition-best 239 for three off their allotted 20 overs, with Rassie van der Dussen and Dan Christian sharing an unbeaten 118-run stand. Van der Dussen was 96 not out off 44 balls 22

11 December 2018 8:06 PM Galatasaray secure Europa League spot despite Porto defeat

Paris - Galatasaray wrapped up a Europa League knock-out stage place despite losing 3-2 to Porto in an entertaining Champions League game which saw two of three penalties scored on Tuesday. Lokomotiv Moscow were beaten 1-0 by Schalke in Gelsenkirchen, leaving the Russian champions rooted to the foot of the Group D table. Porto had already qualified for the Champions 16

10 December 2018 7:43 PM Molinari named European Tour Golfer of the Year

London - Francesco Molinari won the European Tour's Golfer of the Year award on Monday to cap a memorable 2018 for the Italian. Molinari became the first Italian to win a major when he clinched the British Open at Carnoustie earlier this year. That triumph followed his victory in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth and a maiden PGA Tour title in the Quicken 20

10 December 2018 5:46 AM India end 10-year win drought in Australia first Test

Adelaide - India won their first Test on Australian soil in a decade on Monday, bowling out the home side in a nail-biting finale to clinch the opening match of the series at Adelaide Oval with Rishabh Pant equalling a world-record along the way. The hosts were set an improbable target of 323, which would have been a record run chase at the ground but gallantly 29

09 December 2018 10:30 AM Blitzboks down Scotland, reach Cape Town semis

Cape Town - The Blitzboks have defeated Scotland in their Cup quarter-finals in the final day of the Cape Town Sevens on Sunday. Kyle Brown led the Blitzboks after skipper Philip Snyman was ruled out due to injury. The Blitzboks ran three tries through Justin Geduld, Rosko Specman and Werner Kok. Geduld landed all three conversions to see the hosts to the semi-finals 22

08 December 2018 10:59 AM Blitzboks too strong for Samoa in Cape Town Sevens opener

Cape Town - The Springbok Sevens side started their Cape Town Sevens campaign on a high note when they overcame the challenge of Samoa on Saturday. The Samoans took an early 7-0 lead, but a yellow card to Alatasi Tupou for a high tackle allowed South Africa to cash in and take a three-point advantage at the break. The hosts scored two further tries in the second 27

08 December 2018 4:49 AM Congo emerges as candidate to host 2019 AFCON

Paris - Congo Brazzaville has emerged as a strong contender to host next year's rearranged Africa Cup of Nations, according to a senior official in the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Constant Omari, a vice-president of CAF, also said that the dossier of Guinea, hosts-designate of the 2023 edition, does not exist. "Congo Brazzaville has written 64

05 December 2018 2:49 PM Pirates too good for Light Stars in Champions League

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates eased into the first round of the CAF Champions League as they defeated Seychelles outfit Light Stars 3-1 on Wednesday. Coach Milutin Sredojevic made a raft of his changes to his starting line-up in the contest, as he looks ahead to the Telkom Knockout final on Saturday against Baroka at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth 26

03 December 2018 8:07 PM Tottenham fan arrested after banana skin thrown onto Arsenal pitch

London - A football fan has been arrested after a banana skin was thrown onto the pitch at the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated scoring a penalty in front of Tottenham fans. The Gunners won a memorable match 4-2 on Sunday and London's Metropolitan Police afterwards confirmed that seven arrests had been made. Britain's 23