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18 December 2018 8:14 PM Al Ain shock River Plate to reach Club World Cup final

Al-Ain - Al Ain stunned Copa Libertadores winners River Plate 5-4 on penalties on Tuesday after a lively 2-2 draw to clinch a place in the Club World Cup final and set up a potential showdown with Real Madrid in the United Arab Emirates. Sweden international Marcus Berg flicked in a corner at the near post to give UAE champions Al Ain the lead on three 81

17 December 2018 3:07 AM SA's Tamaryn Green crowned runner-up at Miss Universe pageant

Johannesburg - Miss SA Tamaryn Green has made South Africa proud, earning her spot in the Miss Universe top 3 next to Miss Philippines and Miss Venezuela. The local beauty queen looked like a dream on pageant night in a shimmering silver dress. In the build-up to the big day fans watched Tamaryn take to the stage in the national costume competition as well as the crucial 84

14 December 2018 12:19 PM DQ elevates SA's Tandy to bronze in China

Cape Town - The disqualification of British swimmer Ben Proud elevated South Africa's Bradley Tandy to the bronze medal in the men's 50m freestyle at the 14th FINA World Swimming short course Championships in Hangzhou, China on Friday. Russia's Vladimir Morozov won the splash-and-dash in a blistering 20.33, ahead of the United States' Caeleb Dressel 72

14 December 2018 11:53 AM Double final delight for Team SA in 50m butterfly

Cape Town - South African star Chad le Clos eased into the final of the men's 50m butterfly at the 14th FINA World Swimming short course Championships in Hangzhou, China on Friday. Swimming in the first of the semi-finals out of Lane 4, Le Clos stopped the clock in 22.34. Le Clos' time was the second quickest overall, with world record holder in the event 66

13 December 2018 2:05 PM Rose chases leaders at storm-hit Indonesian Masters

Jakarta - Justin Rose was hot on the heels of the leaders at the Indonesian Masters on Thursday despite having his opening round curtailed by a severe thunderstorm that forced play to be abandoned. Former US Open champion Rose, who needs a top-15 finish in Jakarta to reclaim the number one spot in the world golf rankings, fired four birdies and an eagle 63

12 December 2018 9:08 PM AmaZulu smash Celtic in Durban

Cape Town - AmaZulu demolished Bloemfontein Celtic with a 3-0 scoreline in the Absa Premiership on Wednesday as Emiliano Tade collected a brace at the Goodwill Zwelethini Stadium. In the opening stages, Marc Van Heerden forced Patrick Tignyemb into a great save. Thereafter, Siwelele came close as Menzi Masuku went through one-on-one with Siyabonga Mbatha 68

11 December 2018 8:06 PM Galatasaray secure Europa League spot despite Porto defeat

Paris - Galatasaray wrapped up a Europa League knock-out stage place despite losing 3-2 to Porto in an entertaining Champions League game which saw two of three penalties scored on Tuesday. Lokomotiv Moscow were beaten 1-0 by Schalke in Gelsenkirchen, leaving the Russian champions rooted to the foot of the Group D table. Porto had already qualified for the Champions 53

10 December 2018 12:04 PM Tickets on sale for MSL final at Newlands

Cape Town - Mzansi Super League (MSL) tickets for the final at Newlands on Sunday are now on sale. The Cape Town Blitz were confirmed as league winners and as a result will host the final. They will play the winner of the yet-to-be confirmed teams in the playoff eliminator set for Friday, December 14. "It has been an incredibly competitive tournament 79

03 December 2018 8:07 PM Tottenham fan arrested after banana skin thrown onto Arsenal pitch

London - A football fan has been arrested after a banana skin was thrown onto the pitch at the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated scoring a penalty in front of Tottenham fans. The Gunners won a memorable match 4-2 on Sunday and London's Metropolitan Police afterwards confirmed that seven arrests had been made. Britain's 64

02 December 2018 12:27 PM Groups: Germany, Netherlands to meet in Euro 2020 qualifying

Dublin - Former champions Germany and the Netherlands will meet each in qualifying for Euro 2020 after being paired together in Sunday's draw in Dublin, but World Cup semi-finalists England will not complain about their group. The Germans were the most dangerous team outside the first pot of seeds for the competition, relegated due to poor recent results 64