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16 January 2019 7:26 AM Bevin wins Tour Down Under Stage 2 to lead

Adelaide - New Zealand time-trial champion Patrick Bevin swooped to take his first cycling World Tour stage and claim the overall lead in Australia's Tour Down Under on Wednesday. Bevin, 27, riding for the CCC Team, capitalised on confusion in the peloton sparked by a mass crash inside the final kilometre of the 122km second stage to power home in the finish 160

08 January 2019 7:18 AM Read to reject France move and join Jake in Japan?

Cape Town - All Blacks captain Kieran Read and midfielder Ryan Crotty are off to Japanese clubs after the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Aaron Smith and Dane Coles could follow, according to European media reports. According to the Stuff website, France's daily sports newspaper L'Equipe reported on Monday that Read would not be joining Paris club Racing 92 for the 2019/20 season 26

22 December 2018 1:22 PM Bangladesh fight back after blistering Lewis 50

Dhaka - Evin Lewis plundered 89 runs off 36 balls as the West Indies made 190 batting first in the third and final Twenty20 international against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Saturday. Lewis hit six fours and eight sixes - four of the sixes in one over - until he was dismissed by Mahmudullah Riyad. Sent in to bat by Bangladesh, West Indies openers Lewis and Shai Hope put on 76 runs in just five overs 57

17 December 2018 6:26 PM Piggott leaves hospital with pacemaker

London - Lester Piggott, widely regarded as the greatest ever flat race jockey, has been discharged from hospital following a two-week stay which saw him fitted with a pacemaker. The 83-year-old, who rode 30 British Classic winners including a record nine Epsom Derbies, has suffered from heart issues in the past. "Dad has left hospital, which is great 42

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 44

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 135

02 December 2018 1:29 PM Dimension Data rider out injured after being hit by car

Cape Town - Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka’s Mark Renshaw will miss the start of the season after sustaining an injury in a collision with a motor vehicle while training in his hometown of Bathurst. Dr. Helge Riepenhoff, Head of Medical, confirmed the extent of the injury. "Mark has a fracture of his left pelvis. Unfortunately it will take at least 40

22 November 2018 3:24 PM Alonso reveals special livery for final F1 race

Cape Town - Fernando Alonso will be racing in a special, one-off paint scheme to mark his final race in Formula One. A lack of competitive action has forced the two-time World Champion to seek racing challenges elsewhere in 2019 - his programme already consisting of more WEC races and another crack at the Indy 500 with McLaren. Although Alonso has not fully 53

20 November 2018 8:09 PM Alonso refusing to rule out F1 return in 2020

Cape Town - Although he recently labelled Formula One a "weak show", Fernando Alonso is refusing to rule out returning to the grid in 2020 after a year of recharging his batteries. The double world champion announced in August that he is walking away from F1 at the end of this season but did not say where he is going. Since then Alonso has confirmed 50

10 November 2018 8:12 PM Alonso to bid for Triple Crown at Indy 500

Paris - Fernando Alonso will bid to become only the second driver after Graham Hill to complete motor racing's Triple Crown next year at the Indianapolis 500 with McLaren, the manufacturer announced on Saturday. Spaniard Alonso, 37, has won the first leg of the treble twice at the Monaco Grand Prix and added the 24 Hours of Le Mans title earlier this year. The two-time 45