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21 October 2018 7:16 PM Gama 'hears from media' he was fired as Transnet CEO

Siyabonga Gama's contract as CEO of Transnet has been terminated, the state-owned enterprises' chair Dr Popo Molefe told Fin24 late on Sunday afternoon. Molefe, who is abroad at the moment, confirmed the termination of Gama's contract to Fin24 in a WhatsApp message. "Yes Gama’s contract of employment has been terminated," Molefe told Fin24. Gama told Fin24 in a WhatsApp 19

17 October 2018 5:58 AM Kyrgios 'surprised' by Russian love

Moscow - Nick Kyrgios said he was "surprised" to be cheered by the home crowd as he beat Russian youngster Andrey Rublev 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the Kremlin Cup first round on Tuesday. The temperamental Australian, seeded fifth in Moscow, fired 24 aces to win his first-ever meeting with the 20-year-old Rublev. "I love to play indoors and we played a lot with Andrey 23

16 October 2018 6:23 PM Defending champion Dzumhur beaten at Kremlin Cup

Moscow - Reigning champion Damir Dzumhur saw his Kremlin Cup title defence come to an abrupt halt on Tuesday with a first-round loss to Belarusian qualifier Egor Gerasimov. The Bosnian, who won both the St Petersburg and Moscow tournaments last year, slumped to a 6-1 6-7 (5/7), 6-2 loss to the world number 217. Gerasimov will next face charismatic Frenchman 22

16 October 2018 6:46 AM Luke Jones to make Rebels return

Cape Town - Versatile forward Luke Jones will return to the Melbourne Rebels in 2019 for two seasons, following a two-year spell in France with Bordeaux. The 27-year-old made a name for himself as a versatile lock and blindside flanker during a six-season stint at the Rebels that began in 2011. His departure for France was considered a huge loss for Australian 25

16 October 2018 5:23 AM Coric 'couldn't have played better' in Djokovic defeat

Cape Town - Borna Coric lost to Novak Djokovic in straight sets in the final of the Shanghai Masters on Sunday and the Croatian insists he did everything he could and was simply beaten by a superior player. Coric has won twice on the ATP tour. However he has never won a Masters 1000 event. Coric was completely outplayed on Sunday and he admitted as much afterwards 24

15 October 2018 8:08 PM Cape Town's 'ghost trains' leave DA leaders steaming

Three DA leaders' plan to join Cape Town's train commuters was derailed on Monday morning. City of Cape Town's incoming mayor Dan Plato, mayoral committee member for social services and safety and security JP Smith and DA chief whip John Steenhuisen met at 06:00 at Mitchells Plain train station to catch a train to Cape Town to inspect the safety conditions 36

15 October 2018 10:15 AM Halep secures second year-end No 1 ranking

Paris - Simona Halep has secured the year-end number one ranking in the WTA standings for the second year running. The Romanian spent 40 weeks at No 1 in 2018, a season that saw her win three titles from a tour-leading six final appearances, amassing a 46-11 win-loss record. This year Halep has won the Shenzhen Open, the Rogers Cup and her debut Grand 31

14 October 2018 6:56 AM Maradona slams Messi, claims he is not a leader for Argentina

Paris - Lionel Messi "is not a leader," said Diego Maradona of the current Argentina talisman in an interview in Mexico. "It's useless to try and make a leader out of someone who goes to the bathroom 20 times before a game," Maradona said on Fox Sports. "Before speaking to the coach and players he will be on the PlayStation. Then, on the field, he wants 25

08 October 2018 7:02 PM Condolences pour in for late Eastern Cape education MEC

Condolences are pouring in for the late Eastern Cape education MEC, Mandla Makupula. Makupula died earlier on Monday - a day before his 57th birthday - following a lengthy illness. The South African Communist Party (SACP) described him as an incorruptible and loyal servant of the people. Spokesperson Alex Mashilo said Makupula, who was known as "principal" 24

08 October 2018 12:42 PM Kyrgios suffers another early Shanghai exit

Shanghai - Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios exited the Shanghai Masters in ignominy for the third year running on Monday, appearing not to try his best at moments of his first-round defeat. The 23-year-old was on the end of a surprise loss to the American Bradley Klahn, the world No 104 winning 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. The talented but temperamental Kyrgios 37