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13 October 2018 8:00 AM Morocco extradited Saudi national in 2015 on Interpol warrant: source

A Saudi official "wanted by Interpol" was arrested in Morocco and extradited in 2015 "in full compliance with the law", an unnamed government source said on Friday. The comments came as the diplomatic fallout continued over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has not been seen since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 100

11 October 2018 9:04 AM Djokovic gets revenge to reach Shanghai quarters

Shanghai - Novak Djokovic enjoyed a measure of revenge as he booked his spot in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals with a 6-4, 6-0 demolition of Marco Cecchinato on Thursday. The Serbian second seed was stunned by the Italian - ranked 72nd in the world at the time - in the French Open quarter-finals earlier this year. It was part of the wretched run of form Djokovic 60

10 October 2018 12:43 PM Goosen set to be inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame

Cape Town - Two-time major champion Retief Goosen will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame next year. Goosen joins Billy Payne, Jan Stephenson, Dennis Walters and the late Peggy Kirk Bell, who will all officially join the ranks as the Class of 2019. The five new members will be enshrined at the World Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Monday 60

30 September 2018 7:30 AM Cartoons that 'humiliate' officials in Rwanda now a crime

A new law in Rwanda says drawing cartoons or producing writing that "humiliates" a government official is now a criminal offense. Journalists say the law that took effect on Thursday will greatly affect work that is meant to hold public officials, including Cabinet members and security officers, to account. A cartoonist who breaks the law faces up to two years 61

29 September 2018 2:02 PM Sabalenka crushes Kontaveit to clinch Wuhan Open

Wuhan - A dominant Aryna Sabalenka thrashed Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 6-3 to win the Wuhan Open title in China on Saturday. The Belarusian was in commanding form as she cruised to the second WTA title of her career, facing little trouble from Estonia's Kontaveit who had also turned in impressive performances to reach the final. The 20th-ranked Sabalenka had often 39

24 September 2018 9:39 AM Victory lifts Thiem one place in ATP rankings

Paris - Victory in St Petersburg lifted Dominic Thiem one place in the ATP rankings, which Rafael Nadal still leads comfortably. The Austrian climbed to seventh on Monday, exchanging places with the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, in the only change in the top 20. Lower down, the Slovakian Martin Klizan, who lost to Thiem in the final on Sunday, jumped 16 places 48

17 September 2018 11:07 AM Boks jump 2 spots in World Rugby rankings

Cape Town - The Springboks have moved up two places to No 5 on the official World Rugby rankings released on Monday. This follows their 36-34 upset win over the All Blacks in Wellington at the weekend. The Boks swap places with the Wallabies, who dropped two spots to No 7 following a 23-19 loss to Argentina on Australia's Gold Coast. The South Africans 37

12 September 2018 8:36 PM Tiger set to play host again at Bahamas invitational

Miami - Tiger Woods announced plans to compete in his invitational-only Bahamas tournament, with India-based Hero MotorCorp renewing sponsorship for the Hero World Challenge. Woods, a 14-time major champion, shared ninth at the par-72 Albany layout last December to begin a successful comeback season from spinal fusion surgery at the event. This year, Woods 37

12 September 2018 4:50 PM Yates holds Vuelta lead as Woods wins stage

Monte Oiz - Britain's Simon Yates held on to his overall lead in the Tour of Spain on Wednesday as Canada's Michael Woods won a summit finish to the the 17th stage in the Basque Country. Yates lost eight seconds to his nearest rival, Spanish veteran Alejandro Valverde, whose team-mate Nairo Quintana was dropped on the final climbs. Yates was protected 42

11 September 2018 9:17 AM Harding aims to kickstart successful run on Asian Tour

Incheon - South Africa's Justin Harding is looking to pick up the winning momentum again at the Shinhan Donghae Open, which tees off on Thursday. The 32-year-old was in the form of his life earlier this year when he won two titles in his first two starts on the Asian Tour. Now, he wants to put the euphoria behind him and focus on playing well at Cheongna 58