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28 December 2017 11:36 AM Worcester sign former Sharks lock Bresler

London - English Premiership side Worcester signed second row Anton Bresler on Thursday and announced Christian Scotland-Williamson is leaving to chase his NFL dream. Scotland-Williamson will go to Florida to work with NFL coaches over the next few months in the hope of earning a place on one of the 32 teams for the 2018 season. The 24-year-old made 23 appearances 42

28 December 2017 11:31 AM CSA to secure Indian stars for Global League?

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) is reportedly hopeful of securing the services of Indian players for next year's T20 Global League. The first edition of the tournament was due to start in November this year, but CSA took the decison to pull the plug on the entire showpiece as fears of financial viability grew. It was an embarrassing time for CSA, but plans 51

27 December 2017 3:47 PM Luatua puts Bristol ahead of All Blacks

Cape Town - All Blacks flank Steven Luatua says that he would like to extend his time with Bristol, rather than head back to New Zealand and fight for a place in Steve Hansen’s team. The 26-year-old has impressed for the Ashton Gate-based outfit after surprisingly opting to sign for the Championship club back in February. Luatua joined the West Countrymen 54

27 December 2017 3:40 PM Liverpool's Flanagan charged with assault

Liverpool - Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan has been charged with common assault, British police said on Wednesday. Flanagan, 24, was charged following an incident in Liverpool city centre on Friday. "Merseyside Police can confirm that Jonathan Patrick Flanagan, aged 24, from Cressington in Liverpool has been charged with Section 39 common assault following 61

27 December 2017 7:46 AM Cape Town City release Majoro

Cape Town - Absa Premiership side Cape Town City have released striker Lehlohonolo Majoro six months before his contract was due to expire. The former AmaZulu, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates marksman spent a season-and-a-half with the Cape side and netted 11 goals in 41 matches, helping the club win the 2016 Telkom Knockout competition. But although 47

27 December 2017 6:50 AM Day-night Test 'unlikely' in 2019 Ashes

Melbourne - England will be unlikely to stage a day-night Ashes Test match when Australia tour in 2019, England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison said on Wednesday. Harrison said England did not need a pink-ball Test in their home Ashes schedule, although Australia has already staged four day-night Tests in recent years. The two countries 42

26 December 2017 8:08 PM Watford come from behind to beat Leicester

Watford - Watford came from behind to beat Leicester 2-1 and seal a first English Premier League win in seven games on Tuesday. A tap-in from Molla Wague in his first league start, and against his former club, plus an own goal from Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel cancelled out Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez's opener. The victory was a first for Marco 39

26 December 2017 6:26 PM Chelsea close in on United after Brighton win

London - Alvaro Morata struck his 10th goal of the Premier League campaign as Chelsea secured a 2-0 victory over Brighton that moved Antonio Conte's side to within one point of second-placed Manchester United. After struggling to break down Chris Hughton's side during a poor first half, the Blues took control with Morata heading the opening goal immediately 63

26 December 2017 3:24 PM Injured Tsonga withdraws from season-opener in Doha

Doha - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has pulled out of January's Australian Open warm-up event in Doha with a wrist injury, the tournament organisers announced on Tuesday. The 32-year-old, who was the 2008 Australian Open runner-up to Novak Djokovic, is still expected to play in the opening Grand Slam tournament of the year at Melbourne Park, which starts 35

25 December 2017 8:26 PM Proteas wish their fans a joyous Xmas

Cape Town - The Proteas have taken time out from their preparations for their four-day, day/night, pink ball Test against Zimbabwe to wish their fans a joyous festive season. The Proteas and their visitors from north of the border will clash in the first ever pink ball Test on South African soil at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth on Boxing Day. Following 65