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14 January 2019 8:18 AM Isner loses to Opelka in tallest ever Grand Slam match

Melbourne - American No 1 and ninth seed John Isner was knocked out of the Australian Open on Monday in one of the biggest shocks of the first round. The 6-foot-10 (2.08m) Isner was beaten by 6-foot-11 (2.11m) fellow American Reilly Opelka 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (8/6), 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/5) in a battle of the giants. No fewer than 87 aces were powered down between 102

13 January 2019 11:49 AM Cape Town tech firm secures $1.85m funding to expand

WhereIsMyTransport, a public transport data and technology company founded in Cape Town and incorporated in the UK, has announced an investment of $1.85m from Liil Ventures and Goodwell Investments as part of its Series A funding round. The investment has been secured as the company expands its digital mapping of formal and informally run public transport 99

12 January 2019 7:51 AM Dying woman seeks caregiver for beloved 15-foot-long plant

A Pennsylvania woman who's dying of cancer is trying to find a home for her beloved 15-foot-long plant. LNP reports Gabrellen Pfarr has a few months to live after deciding not to pursue further treatment for cancer. Now, the 83-year-old wants to find a caring home for the sprawling plant she's been nurturing for 10 years in her Lancaster apartment 191

11 January 2019 12:21 PM Pitso 'happy' Soweto giants are playing in Africa

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane believes that Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs' participation in both the CAF Champions League and Confederations Cup is a big plus for South African football. The Buccaneers have joined Sundowns in the group stages of the Champions League whereas Chiefs could qualify for the group stages of the Confederations 94

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 111

11 January 2019 7:29 AM Anderson urges tearful Murray to 'keep fighting'

Cape Town - South Africa's Kevin Anderson has paid tribute to Andy Murray after the British star's emotional press conference ahead of the Australian Open - which could be his final tournament. Murray, a three-time Grand Slam winner, has been battling a nagging hip injury for the better part of the last 18 months. Besides his Grand Slam success, Murray 93

11 January 2019 7:23 AM PICS: Construction begins on world's largest cricket stadium

Cape Town - Construction has began on the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium in India, which will be the largest cricket stadium in the world once completed. The stadium, which is in Ahmedabad, was completely demolished towards the end of 2015 with plans for an expansion announced. When completed, the new stadium will have a capacity of 110 000, making it the largest 97

10 January 2019 5:42 PM Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital gets a new CEO

The DA has welcomed the appointment of Dr Nkele Lesia as the new CEO of Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. "This appointment is long overdue as the hospital has been without a permanent CEO for three years," DA member of the Gauteng legislature Jack Bloom said in a statement on Thursday. This comes after acting CEO Dr Sifiso Maseko stepped down in August 119

10 January 2019 4:39 PM Habana: Kolisi captaincy biggest Bok moment since Madiba in 1995

Cape Town - Former Springbok wing Bryan Habana believes that Siya Kolisi's national captaincy in 2018 was the most significant Bok moment since the 1995 Rugby World Cup. Kolisi led the Boks in 13 Tests last year and is the front-runner to captain the side at this year's World Cup in Japan. In an in-depth interview with CNN World Rugby, Habana praised 113

10 January 2019 2:00 PM Another date for James Morrison tour in SA added and local support act announced

Cape Town – James Morrison’s tour of South Africa is just two weeks away and local promoter, Showtime Management have announced another tour date which will take place on Thursday, 24 January 2019 at Montecasino’s Teatro in Johannesburg. Adding local talent to the evening of soulful music is multi-cultural band, the Stone Jets who will be touring with James 520