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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 73

09 January 2019 12:45 PM Jordan Peele's horror Us to open SXSW 2019

New York — Jordan Peele's Us, his anticipated follow-up to Get Out, will make its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival. SXSW announced on Tuesday that Us will open the 26th edition of the Austin, Texas, festival on 8 March. Like Peele's Get Out, Us is a socially minded horror thriller. The film stars Lupita Nyong'o as a woman returning 115

18 December 2018 3:18 AM Alleged baby killers: Judgment expected in Baby Daniel matter

The Women & Men Against Child Abuse (WMACA) said they were hoping for a guilty verdict in the judgment of the Baby Daniel murder trial taking place on Tuesday. "We expect to see a guilty verdict and we definitely won't be satisfied with anything less than a life sentence for both of the accused. His mother and her boyfriend are equally guilty of the torture 43

06 December 2018 5:44 PM White monopoly capital according to Johann Rupert

Johann Rupert, South Africa's second-richest man with a $6.3bn fortune, dismissed the idea of "white monopoly capital" in a now-notorious interview with Johannesburg-based radio station PowerFM, arguing that state-owned companies such as Eskom were the true monopolies. The 68-year-old chairman of the maker of Cartier watches has sparked widespread debate 160

29 November 2018 8:09 PM Pumas name team to face Rassie's BaaBaas

Cape Town - Argentina have named their team to face the Barbarians at Twickenham on Saturday. Flanker Pablo Matera will lead Los Pumas, who have blown hot and cold in 2018. They beat the Springboks and the Wallabies in the Rugby Championship, but then lost all of their matches on their tour to the northern hemisphere. The Barbarians are taking on Argentina 34

28 November 2018 4:25 PM Rassie names 13 Boks in Barbarians squad set to face Pumas

15 Jack Debreczeni (Chiefs), 14 Tommaso Benvenuti (Benetton & Italy), 13 Tom English (Rebels & Australia), 12 Damian de Allende (Stormers & South Africa), 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi (Lions & South Africa), 10 Handre Pollard (Bulls & South Africa). 9 Leon Fukofuka (Auckland & Tonga), 8 Juan Manuel Leguizamon (Jaguares & Argentina), 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit (Stormers 57

26 November 2018 4:38 AM Dyantyi scoops Breakthrough Player of the Year award

Cape Town - Springbok and Lions wing Aphiwe Dyantyi was named the 2018 World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year in Monaco on Sunday evening. Dyantyi scored six tries in his first eight Tests for the Boks - including two in the famous win against the All Blacks in Wellington - and finished his debut season with 13 caps. Dyantyi beat Ireland wing Jordan 37

19 November 2018 9:27 AM Man United keen on Pickford if De Gea leaves

Cape Town - Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Everton's Jordan Pickford should David de Gea not put pen to paper on a new deal. De Gea is said to be stalling on signing a new contract amid some poor form at the club in recent times under manager Jose Mourinho. A deal has been on the table for a lengthy amount of time however the Spain 38

19 November 2018 8:01 AM Undersea gas fires Egypt's regional energy dreams

Egypt is looking to use its vast, newly tapped undersea gas reserves to establish itself as a key energy exporter and revive its flagging economy. Encouraged by the discovery of huge natural gas fields in the Mediterranean, Cairo has in recent months signed gas deals with neighbouring Israel as well as Cyprus and Greece. Former oil minister Osama Kamal 63

18 November 2018 7:01 PM Mahrez brace helps Algeria qualify for AFCON

Johannesburg - Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez scored twice as Algeria trounced Togo 4-1 in Lome on Sunday to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon. Mahrez netted either side of a Youcef Attal goal to give the 1990 champions a three-goal advantage within 30 minutes in the west African city. Kodjo Fo-Doh Laba pulled one back for Togo in the second 32