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16 January 2019 9:31 AM Specman eager to prove he belongs in Super Rugby

Cape Town - Bulls wing Rosko Specman is eager to prove that he belongs in the XV-man code. Specman made headlines in sevens rugby over the past few seasons and was a vital member of the Blitzboks team that won consecutive World Rugby Sevens Series crowns. But the 29-year-old is now committed to the XV-man code and has been included in the Bulls’ Super 564

15 January 2019 4:59 AM Koepka targets world No 1 spot in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi - Brooks Koepka admitted he is gunning for the world number one ranking as he prepares to take part in the $7 million Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship this week. The American, who is ranked second in the world after winning the US Open and the PGA Championship last year, lost top spot to his closest rival Justin Rose when he failed to finish inside 132

13 January 2019 5:29 AM CT City, Barkoka share spoils in 4-goal thriller

Cape Town - Cape Town City and struggling Baroka played out to a four goal thriller in Saturday night's Absa Premiership encounter at Cape Town Stadium. City came out of the blocks full of confidence and seemed more likely to open their account in the contest. With that said, Bakgaga were keeping it tight and chances were few and far between in the game in the Mother 85

12 January 2019 7:22 AM Test discard Handscomb top scores for Australia in first ODI

Sydney- Test discard Peter Handscomb top scored with 73 off 61 balls as India restricted Australia to 288 for five in Saturday's first one-day international in Sydney. The Australians, who have won just three of their last 24 ODIs, won the toss but fell short of the 327 average score from the five most recent Sydney Cricket Ground ODIs. The visitors 85

11 January 2019 5:20 AM Harris joins Anderson in Australian Open draw

Cape Town - South Africa's Lloyd Harris has qualified for the main draw of the men's singles at the Australian Open. The 21-year-old youngster from Cape Town beat veteran Dustin Brown 6-1, 7-6 (12/10) on Friday in the final qualifying round, to secure his spot. The tournament will be Harris' second Grand Slam appearance after he lost in the first round 81

10 January 2019 5:50 AM Veteran Seppi downs Tsitsipas to reach Sydney semis

Sydney - Andreas Seppi called on all his experience on Thursday to derail top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas' Sydney International title hopes and ease into the semi-finals, with Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich the first woman to make the last four. Veteran Seppi, 14 years older than his 20-year-old Greek opponent, has only won three ATP titles in his career 90

31 December 2018 7:20 AM Gold barrels into 2019 as growth concerns spur demand for haven

Gold is closing out 2018 on a strong note, with haven demand in the ascendant amid volatile trading in global equities, rising concern about the economic outlook and a drawn-out government shutdown in the US. Spot bullion is holding near a six-month high after topping $1 280 an ounce, and the metal is set for the best monthly gain in almost two years 98

29 December 2018 6:18 PM Camarasa leaves it late as Cardiff beat Leicester

Leicester— Victor Camarasa's stunning stoppage-time strike earned Cardiff a vital 1-0 win at Leicester in the Premier League on Saturday after Neil Etheridge's inspired display. The Cardiff goalkeeper saved James Maddison's second-half penalty before Camarasa struck from 25 yards (meters). Philippines international Etheridge pulled off a string of fine saves 38

26 December 2018 10:59 AM Fire rages out of control near Hermanus

Firefighters from the Overstrand Municipality have spent the last 24 hours fighting an out of control fire about 10km from Hermanus in the Western Cape. Chief Fire Officer of the Overstrand Municipality, Lester Smit told News24 that the fire started on Christmas Day around lunch time in the Karwyders kraal area and that firefighters worked through the night 92

19 December 2018 1:03 PM Bongani Bingwa leaves SABC News after 9 months

Cape Town – Bongani Bingwa has left SABC News (DStv 404) just 9 months after he left M-Net's Carte Blanche for the plum spot on the South African public broadcaster's news channel. It comes after an apparent falling out over working hours at the SABC's TV news division. On Twitter Bongani on Wednesday said "I am no longer a presenter of the SABC's Full View" 87