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16 January 2019 6:00 AM Anderson suffers shock Australian Open defeat

Melbourne - South Africa's Kevin Anderson was upset by unseeded American Frances Tiafoe in the Australian Open second round on Wednesday. The 20-year-old Tiafoe, who is ranked 39th on the ATP Tour rankings, shocked the fifth-seeded Anderson 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5. Anderson had gone into the match holding a 3-0 head-to-head advantage against Tiafoe and was looking 431

14 January 2019 5:19 AM Lady Gaga and Glenn Close both win best actress at Critics' Choice Awards

California — Roma is the top winner at the Critics' Choice Awards, winning best picture, foreign language film and a pair of individual honors for director Alfonso Cuaron. The 24th annual ceremony held Sunday at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California, also split the top actress award between Glenn Close for The Wife and Lady Gaga for A Star Is Born. The split 144

06 January 2019 12:12 PM Pliskova overhauls Tsurenko to win Brisbane title

Brisbane - Karolina Pliskova used all her big match experience as she came from a set down to overhaul Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko and win the Brisbane International on Sunday. The unseeded Tsurenko looked headed for the biggest win of her career when serving for the match at 5-4 in the second set, only for Pliskova to come storming back to win 4-6,7-5, 6-2 and claim 70

28 December 2018 8:46 PM Pirates to face African champs in CAF draw

Johannesburg - CAF Champions League trophy-holders Esperance of Tunisia will face Horoya of Guinea, Orlando Pirates of South Africa and FC Platinum of Zimbabwe in the 2018/19 group phase. The Friday draw at a luxury Cairo hotel overlooking the Nile river split the qualifying survivors into four groups with each club facing their three rivals home and away. Tunisian 40

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 61

17 December 2018 6:26 PM Piggott leaves hospital with pacemaker

London - Lester Piggott, widely regarded as the greatest ever flat race jockey, has been discharged from hospital following a two-week stay which saw him fitted with a pacemaker. The 83-year-old, who rode 30 British Classic winners including a record nine Epsom Derbies, has suffered from heart issues in the past. "Dad has left hospital, which is great 57

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 37

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 61

09 December 2018 7:56 PM Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse

One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the abuses. Dr. Denis Mukwege spoke on Sunday at a news conference with Nadia Murad of Iraq, with whom he shared the 9-million Swedish kronor ($1m) prize. Mukwege was honoured for his work helping 64

08 December 2018 3:31 PM PICS: Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon crowned Miss World 2018

Cape Town – It was a night to remember on Saturday for Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon as she became the first woman of the country to be crowned Miss World. The 26-year-old model took the title at the 68th annual Miss World contest held in Sanya, China. This year each continent had a winner Miss World 2018 Asia and Oceania is Miss Thailand who is also the runner-up 233