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20 February 2018 2:21 PM Kolisi looks at positives ahead of tough tour

Cape Town - A three-match tour of Australia and New Zealand might not be a perfect way to get into the new season but Stormers skipper Siya Kolisi has grabbed at some positives. According to the website, the Stormers flew out for Sydney on Sunday, the day after a fits and starts 28-20 win over the Jaguares at Newlands. They play the Waratahs 23

20 February 2018 10:43 AM ‘Lions of the North’ roaring back to SA’s top flight

Cape Town - It resulted in surprising elimination in the first-round proper of the Nedbank Cup against appreciably less-fancied opponents. But Highlands Park have no regrets about fielding a virtual reserve line-up against Stellenbosch FC as the legendary "Lions of the North" sniff ominously at the prospect of regaining a place in the Absa Premiership 22

20 February 2018 10:43 AM WATCH: Aussie cricketers visit Smile Foundation

Johannesburg - Members of the Australian cricket team visited the Smile Foundation in Johannesburg on Tuesday, taking a break from their preparations for the first Test against the Proteas. Steve Smith, Cameron Bancroft, Pat Cummins, Mitch Marsh, Jhye Richardson and Mitch Starc were the players who attended to learn about the foundation’s work and spend 20

20 February 2018 5:26 AM WATCH: Aguero punches fan after FA Cup defeat

Cape Town - English Premiership leaders Manchester City's dramatic 1-0 FA Cup defeat to third tier side Wigan was marred by ugly scenes after Sergio Aguero punched a fan. A post-match pitch invasion by Wigan supporters at the DW Stadium saw a number of them confront City players, with Aguero required to defend himself. TV images caught the incident as the Argentinian 19

19 February 2018 1:56 PM PinkDay raises R1.7m for breast cancer awareness

Adding to the success of the day and beating previous fund-raising efforts by almost triple, R1.7 million was raised for new PinkDay beneficiary, the Breast Care Clinic at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. The PinkDay partnership between Cricket South Africa (CSA), Wanderers and Momentum has raised millions of rands and saved countless 27

18 February 2018 2:59 PM Burst appendix rules Mbonambi out of Stormers tour

Cape Town - Stormers coach, Robbie Fleck, has named a 27-man squad for their upcoming three-match tour of Australasia. After getting their 2018 Vodacom Super Rugby campaign off to a winning start with a 28-20 victory against the Jaguares at Newlands on Saturday, the Stormers fly to Sydney where they will face the Waratahs in the second round. From Sydney 26

18 February 2018 9:28 AM Demands of coaching Real Madrid are 'exhausting'

Madrid - Zinedine Zidane has admitted that coaching Real Madrid is draining as he prepares his side for their return to La Liga action on the back of the Champions League victory over Paris Saint-Germain. "It is exhausting, for sure, even more so at Real Madrid," the Frenchman, who had been under considerable pressure prior to the rousing 3-1 win over PSG in the first 26

18 February 2018 4:03 AM Being Rassie in SA Rugby must be nice

Johannesburg - Forget Eddie Jones and co in the Six Nations, John Mitchell et al in Super Rugby or Deon Davids and the boys in the PRO14, the busiest coach (or is that director of rugby?) in the game this minute is, apparently, Rassie Erasmus. According to reports, Erasmus has been hard at work doing the Springboks’ planning for the year, going on fact-finding 28

17 February 2018 5:02 AM Tiger misses cut at Genesis Open

Los Angeles - Tiger Woods's return to Riviera Country Club lasted just two days as the 14-time major champion missed the cut in the Genesis Open, where Graeme McDowell and Patrick Cantlay shared the lead on Friday. Woods's eight bogeys included three in a row on the back nine as he battled to a five-over par 76. "I missed every tee shot left and I did not putt well, didn't 22

16 February 2018 7:44 AM Andries Coetzee is Lions’ back-up halfback

Cape Town - Lions coach Swys de Bruin raised a few eyebrows when he only included two backline players on the bench for Saturday’s Super Rugby opener against the Sharks in Johannesburg. Springboks Ross Cronje and Elton Jantjies will start as the halfback combination but the Lions have no recognised scrumhalf or flyhalf on the bench. The two backline 25