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16 March 2018 7:18 PM Conte sets Chelsea targets after Euro exit

London - Antonio Conte has set his sights on winning the FA Cup and qualifying for the Champions League as Chelsea bid to bounce back from their disappointment in Barcelona. Conte's side were knocked out of the Champions League on Wednesday as Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona won 3-0 in their last 16 second leg clash at the Camp Nou. That leaves the FA Cup as Chelsea's 19

14 March 2018 3:53 PM ConCourt rules Abrahams can announce Zuma decision

Johannesburg – The Constitutional Court on Wednesday dismissed an application by the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (Casac), which sought to delay National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams's announcement on whether former president Jacob Zuma should be prosecuted. Casac filed the urgent application last week, which 25

14 March 2018 1:43 PM Genius by Stephen Hawking to air on National Geographic

Cape Town – To celebrate Stephen Hawking’s life National Geographic (DStv 181) will broadcast a two day marathon of the television series Genius by Stephen Hawking. The episodes will air back to back on Wednesday and Thursday from 17:30 to 20:05. Stephen Hawking sets three volunteers a series of challenges to help them answer some big questions about 38

13 March 2018 4:55 AM Anderson reaches last 16 in Indian Wells

Cape Town - South Africa’s Kevin Anderson has reached the last 16 of the Indian Wells Masters after another straight sets win in the Californian desert. The seventh-seeded Anderson defeated Argentina’s Nicolas Kicker 7-6 (7/1), 7-6 (7/3) on Monday to reach the fourth round. This followed Anderson’s 7-5, 6-4 win over Russia’s Evgeny Donskoy over the weekend 22

10 March 2018 6:47 AM Halep advances to third round at Indian Wells

Indian Wells - World No 1 Simona Halep roared into the third round of the Indian Wells WTA tournament, overpowering Kristyna Pliskova 6-4, 6-4 on Friday. The 26-year-old Romanian will meet the winner of a match between American wildcard Caroline Dolehide and Dominika Cibulkova, of Slovakia. "I was ready to play. I was ready to work and ready to fight 23

10 March 2018 6:08 AM Monfils eases into Indian Wells second round

Indian Wells - Unseeded Gael Monfils rolled to an easy 6-3, 6-3 victory over Aussie Matthew Ebden in his opening match at the ATP Indian Wells tournament on Friday. The 31-year-old Frenchman needed just 71 minutes to dispatch Ebden in front of a crowd of about 3 000 on the stadium court. Monfils began 2018 by claiming his seventh career ATP Title in Doha, but this is the first 26

09 March 2018 6:13 AM Subway passengers panic when cable sets off flames

New York - Panicked passengers stampeded in a New York subway station after an arcing cable set off flames and smoke. The fire department says one person was taken to a hospital with minor injuries after the mayhem unfolded around 16:30 on Wednesday on the Upper West Side. Bryan Murphy tells the New York Post that he saw sparks and a "ball of fire" 22

07 March 2018 12:04 PM Hugo, Du Plessis claim inaugural Steyn City title

Johannesburg - Jean Hugo and Hennie Du Plessis shot a final round 11-under 61 (betterball) to claim the inaugural Steyn City Team Championship on a total of 23-under-par. The first day saw the pros play foursomes in the morning and greensomes in the afternoon, and, the pairing came into the final round one shot off the pairings of Neil Schietekat and Colin 26

05 March 2018 4:42 AM Tencent CEO urges ID link for Hong Kong and Chinese citizens

Hong Kong - Tencent Holdings Chairman Ma Huateng called on the Chinese government to introduce an ID system that would link multiple sets of travel documents with a mobile phone as part of a plan to boost regional trade between Hong Kong and the mainland. China’s second-richest man said new technology systems and laws could let Hong Kong residents make electronic 61

02 March 2018 8:33 PM Jaziri's magical Dubai run ends in semi-finals

Dubai - Malek Jaziri's fairytale run at the Dubai Championships came to an end on Friday when he suffered a 6-3, 6-4 loss to Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut in the semi-finals. The first Arab player to get this far in the UAE since 2002, the Tunisian will rise into the top 100 in the next world rankings as a result of his performance this week, which included 26