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11 January 2019 11:30 AM Ian Poulter serves PGA Tour 'punishment' in awesome way

Cape Town - Ian Poulter came up with a pretty amazing way to serve his punishment after falling afoul of one of the PGA Tour's rules. After Poulter won the Houston Open in April, he was given an improved status on Tour and spots in majors, which naturally brought about a change in his schedule. But the PGA Tour has a policy that says players who don’t 34

11 January 2019 8:48 AM Lloyd Harris' Round 1 Australian Open foe revealed

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 from Cape Town earned his way into the tournament after prevailing in his final qualifying match against veteran Dustin Brown 6-1 7-6 (12/10) on Friday. Harris eased past Zdenek Kolar from Czech Republic 6-2, 6-1 in the first 21

08 January 2019 12:08 PM Cash bonuses for India heroes after Australia Test triumph

New Delhi - India on Tuesday awarded cash bonuses of up to $85 000 (R1.2 million) for Virat Kohli and his players who secured a historic first Test series triumph in Australia. India clinched the four-match series 2-1 in Sydney on Monday, sparking national celebrations. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) congratulated the team and announced 30

30 December 2018 5:57 AM Kyrgios to cut back on 2019 schedule

Brisbane - Temperamental Australian Nick Kyrgios says he will cut back on his schedule in 2019, blaming long stints away from home for mental health issues that led him to see psychologists. The fiery 23-year-old had another roller-coaster tennis season this year where he was criticised for his on-court antics, before an elbow injury forced him to call an early 41

08 December 2018 4:49 AM Congo emerges as candidate to host 2019 AFCON

Paris - Congo Brazzaville has emerged as a strong contender to host next year's rearranged Africa Cup of Nations, according to a senior official in the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Constant Omari, a vice-president of CAF, also said that the dossier of Guinea, hosts-designate of the 2023 edition, does not exist. "Congo Brazzaville has written 95

07 December 2018 7:30 PM Brown: Home support for Blitzboks 'humbling'

Cape Town - After 66 tournaments around the world, Kyle Brown knows a thing or two about winning tournaments on the World Rugby Sevens Series – be it in the USA, Europe or Australia, but most of all, he’s also had that winning feeling in South Africa. And not only in Cape Town, where the second leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off on Saturday 25

04 December 2018 6:28 PM Coetzee vows to keep SA Open emotions in check

Cape Town - Like every South African golfer in the field at Randpark Golf Club this week, George Coetzee is doing his best to manage his emotions and expectations ahead of the South African Open. The SA Open will, for the first time in its history be a tri-sanctioned between the Sunshine Tour, European Tour and Asian Tour, and will retain the three qualifying 38

13 November 2018 11:07 AM Sri Lankan bowler charged in another fixing row

Cape Town - Former Sri Lankan fast bowler Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged and suspended for corruption during the first edition of the T10 league held last year, the International Cricket Council said Tuesday. The 38-year-old has been charged with three counts of breaching the Emirates Cricket Board's anti-corruption code. The league, with six teams 26

13 November 2018 10:28 AM Retired AB: I can't wait to play again

Cape Town - Former Proteas star AB de Villiers says he is enjoying his international retirement, but he can't wait to take to the field again. Considered one of the greatest shot-makers in the history of the game, De Villiers stunned the world when he announced his retirement from international cricket in May, ending a life-long dream to win the World 36

04 November 2018 11:21 AM Barty claims WTA Elite Trophy with victory over Wang

Zhuhai - Australia's Ashleigh Barty won the WTA Elite Trophy in China on Sunday, beating home favourite Wang Qiang 6-3, 6-4. The ninth seed imposed herself early in the match in Zhuhai, winning the first four games on her way to taking the first set comfortably. Wang, the 11th seed, fought back in the second, but failed to capitalise on two break points 30