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20 May 2018 5:32 PM Leopards, Cosmos draw in ABSA Premiership play-off encounter

Cape Town - Black Leopards missed a brilliant opportunity to make it two wins out of two in the ABSA Premiership promotion/relegation play-offs when a late Jomo Cosmos goal saw the two sides draw 2-2 on Sunday. It was Leopards who struck first during the encounter with Mwape Musonda scoring in the 12th minute for a 1-0 lead. A mistake by goalkeeper Rotshidzwa 15

20 May 2018 1:18 PM Harding holds off Roos in marathon play-off

Cape Town – Justin Harding won his second Sunshine Tour title in two weeks when he pulled off a marathon six-hole play-off victory on Sunday in the Lombard Insurance Classic at Royal Swazi Spa Country Club. He made birdie two on the 18th after he and Jake Roos had done battle five previous times on that hole without being able to eke out a victory. That was after 19

18 May 2018 7:27 PM McIlroy-inspired teen to make European Tour debut

London - Northern Ireland's 15-year-old Tom McKibbin is set to make his European Tour debut after accepting an invitation to compete in the inaugural Shot Clock Masters at Diamond Country Club in Austria next month. McKibbin, who is a member of his hero Rory McIlroy's home course at Holywood Golf Club, will compete in the innovative event which will see every 18

18 May 2018 1:23 PM National police commissioner condemns 'senseless killing' of Meadowlands station commander

National police commissioner General Khehla Sitole has condemned the killing of Brigadier Malefetsane Jonas Mofokeng, who was shot dead outside his home in Soweto on Thursday. Mofokeng, who had 37 years of experience as a police officer, was the station commander at Meadowlands police station. Sitole instructed provincial commissioner Lieutenant General 21

17 May 2018 9:42 AM Gauteng cop gunned down outside his home

A senior South African Police Service manager was shot and killed outside his Protea South home on Wednesday night, Gauteng police said on Thursday. Gauteng police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said preliminary reports indicated that the brigadier had arrived home between 18:30 and 19:00, when he was accosted by unknown suspects who shot him. The Gauteng 18

16 May 2018 2:22 PM Pliskova smashes umpire's chair after losing Rome match

Rome - Former world number one Karolina Pliskova smashed the umpire's chair in frustration after she lost to Greece's Maria Sakkari in the second round of the WTA Italian Open on Wednesday. In the third set with the sixth seeded Czech serving 6-3, 3-6, 5-5 (30/30) she had an overhead shot incorrectly ruled out and both the line judge and the umpire said they could 19

16 May 2018 6:15 AM Oldest Masters champion, Doug Ford, dies

Ponte Vedra Beach - Doug Ford, the oldest surviving Masters champion and a former PGA player of the year, has died. The PGA Tour announced Ford's death, saying Ford's family informed the tour that he died on Monday night. Details of his death were not immediately available. Ford was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2011. He won the 1955 PGA Championship 20

15 May 2018 7:05 PM Burkina Faso prefect killed 'by jihadists': sources

A top official in Oursi, a town in Burkina Faso bordering Mali, has been killed by suspected jihadists, sources said on Tuesday. "Armed individuals shot the Oursi prefect, Patrick Kabore, at his home, which was also set on fire," a security source told AFP. The body of the prefect - the government's highest representative in the area - was found not far from his official 22

15 May 2018 11:50 AM Man arrested in connection with PE toddler's murder

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 2-year-old boy and the attempted murder of another, Eastern Cape police have said. The suspect was arrested on Monday after police traced him to a tavern in Gelvandale, Port Elizabeth, Colonel Priscilla Naidu said on Tuesday. In November last year, the man allegedly approached a 17-year-old 21

15 May 2018 10:41 AM 3 arrested after robbery at Cresta mall

Three men were arrested for the robbery of a Totalsports store at Cresta Shopping Centre in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning. Police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said employees were confronted by six armed robbers when they opened the shop. "They threatened the employees and stole a number of cellphones. As they were escaping, they were confronted 20