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22 October 2018 10:24 AM Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returns from exile

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line returned from exile on Sunday after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution. Feyisa Lilesa's return from the United States came several months after a reformist prime minister took office and announced sweeping political 18

22 October 2018 4:21 AM Turkey vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it did not know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him. The Turkish leader's statement came the day after Saudi authorities 20

21 October 2018 11:46 AM Oz destroyer Abbas shoots to 3rd in ICC rankings

Dubai - Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Abbas rose to number three in the Test bowling rankings on Sunday following his 17 wickets in the series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates. The 28-year-old took 10 for 95 to help Pakistan to their biggest Test win - a 373-run hammering of Australia - in the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday, giving them a 1-0 series 21

20 October 2018 6:31 PM Ronaldo celebrates landmark goal, but Juve's perfect run broken

Rome - Cristiano Ronaldo scored, but a wasteful Juventus had to settle for a 1-1 stalemate at home to Genoa to end the Italian champions' perfect start to the season on Saturday. With eight Serie A wins and two in the Champions League Juve were all set to extend that fine run when Ronaldo put Massimiliano Allegri's men into a first-half lead. But Juve were made to pay for failing 24

20 October 2018 5:54 PM City turn on style as last-gasp Chelsea deny United

London - Manchester City brushed aside Burnley 5-0 to pull clear at the top of the Premier League on Saturday after Chelsea snatched a point in a dramatic late finish against Manchester United. City's win gives them a two-point cushion over Chelsea and Tottenham - 1-0 winners at West Ham - but Liverpool will join them on 23 points if they beat Huddersfield 24

20 October 2018 5:06 PM Flawless Garcia closes in on Valderrama treble

Sotogrande - Home favourite Sergio Garcia fired a magnificent seven-under-par 64 to seize a four-shot lead heading into the third and final round of the weather-hit Valderrama Masters on Saturday. The tournament host had not hit a shot since Thursday after thunderstorms forced the event to be cut to 54 holes, but he carded the lowest score of the week to close 20

19 October 2018 4:42 PM Egypt, Saudi conclude Tabuk-4 joint military drills

Egypt's military says its forces have concluded drills with Saudi Arabia held in Egypt's southern military zone. The armed forces' statement on Friday said the Tabuk-4 exercises were held with the participation of observers from the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Bahrain. Also this week, Egyptian and Russian paratroopers began joint training, running 23

19 October 2018 1:39 PM Pirates not thinking about Soweto Derby, says Micho

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic says the club are focused on facing Chippa United on Saturday and are not distracted by the upcoming Soweto derby against Kaizer Chiefs. The Buccaneers are set the face the Chilli Boys at Orlando Stadium in a Telkom Knockout last 16 tie, with a place in the quarter-final at stake. Despite the derby 41

18 October 2018 4:13 PM Man linked to Saudi prince at consulate when writer vanished

A pro-government Turkish newspaper has published surveillance video images showing a man who previously travelled with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage to the United States walking into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul before writer Jamal Khashoggi vanished there. The Sabah newspaper's report on Thursday shows the man also later outside the Saudi 21

18 October 2018 11:58 AM Luke Shaw signs new five-year deal at Man United

Cape Town - Defender Luke Shaw has signed a new five-year deal at Manchester United worth a reported £160 000 a week, according to reports. According to reports, The 23-year-old has put pen to paper on a huge new deal that will see him earn upward of £150 000 to mark a stunning turnaround at the club. Shaw's deal was signed on Thursday and is expected 27