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15 January 2019 6:45 AM Bulls welcome return of key players

Cape Town - The Bulls have received some good news ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby season with the return to fitness of a number of key players. Wing Travis Ismaiel has fully recovered from shoulder surgery while flank Roelof Smit has bounced back from another serious knee injury. Fullback Warrick Gelant, flank Tim Agaba and loosehead prop Lizo Gqoboka 137

14 January 2019 1:38 PM WATCH: Monty Panesar's disastrous quiz show performance

Cape Town - Former England spinner Monty Panesar did not have the best day at the office when appearing on quiz show, Mastermind. The show, which aired over the weekend, saw Panesar battle his way through 15 questions. He got 1 right. Clearly a little nervous, things got worse for Panesar and after he got his first question right, he got his next 14 wrong 150

14 January 2019 12:33 PM Kvitova coasts into Australian Open Round 2

Melbourne - Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova strolled into the Australian Open second round with a straight sets win over Magdelena Rybarikova of Slovakia on Monday. The Czech eighth seed struggled with her serve early in the match before finding her rhythm for a 6-3, 6-2 victory. The 28-year-old has been in strong form leading into the season-opening 126

14 January 2019 11:02 AM Anderson relieved to beat Melbourne heat

Melbourne - South African tennis star Kevin Anderson was relieved to come through his first round encounter in hot conditions at the Australian Open on Monday. Anderson, the fifth seed at the year’s first Grand Slam, saw off tricky Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 in two hours and 53 minutes. Anderson, who has reached the fourth round at Melbourne 91

14 January 2019 8:11 AM AB de Villiers confirms groundbreaking trip to Pakistan

Cape Town - AB de Villiers has confirmed that he will play in Pakistan for the first time since 2007 in this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL). De Villiers, who retired from international cricket last year, is playing for the Lahore Qalanadars in this year's tournament. Only available for the group stages of the tournament because of family commitments 93

14 January 2019 7:28 AM Sharks to start Super Rugby without Jean-Luc du Preez

Cape Town - The Sharks will begin their 2019 Super Rugby campaign without the services of flank Jean-Luc du Preez. It is a massive blow to the Durbanites, who rely heavily on the physicality that the 23-year-old brings to their pack. According to SARugbymag, the injury was sustained during Du Preez's three-month loan spell with English club Sale Sharks 88

10 January 2019 6:40 AM Pumas lock lands one-year Waratahs deal

Cape Town - Pumas lock Le Roux Roets has landed a one-year deal with the Waratahs ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby season. The 23-year-old was impressive in the 2018 edition of the Currie Cup and he has done enough to earn a shot at the 2014 Super Rugby champions. "We first noticed his talent in the Currie Cup and we have been searching for a big, aggressive 83

09 January 2019 6:14 AM World's best Halep falls at first hurdle in Sydney

Sydney - World No 1 Simona Halep's preparations for next week's Australian Open suffered a huge setback on Wednesday when she was bundled out of the Sydney International at the first hurdle. The Romanian hadn't played since withdrawing from the WTA Finals in October with a herniated disc, and was no match for fast-rising Australian Ashleigh Barty, who scored 77

08 January 2019 8:42 PM Wales' Priestland to leave Bath at season's end

London, Jan 8, 2019 (AFP) -Wales flyhalf Rhys Priestland will leave Bath at the end of the season, the English Premiership club announced on Tuesday. Priestland, who won the last of his 50 Wales caps in 2017, has been with Bath for the past four years. "Rhys has been an influential figure not only on the field, but in his leadership off the field over the last four years 66

08 January 2019 1:29 PM More than R80bn in unwanted Christmas gifts to be returned

They've just come through an exhausting festive season, complete with overcrowded stores, reckless spending and extended working hours. But now retailers are in for another shopping frenzy – this time it's to reverse all those sales that just weeks ago saw their profit skyrocket. Research by the Centre for Economics and Business Research has found that one in every 144