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08 January 2019 8:27 AM Paarl Boys' High respond to accusations of player poaching

Cape Town - Paarl Boys' High have responded to accusations from several other schools that they have been guilty of player poaching. According to an article on the schoolboyrugby.co.za website, SACS and Wynberg from Cape Town are the latest two schools to express concern over players moving from Cape Town to Paarl. Framesby from Port Elizabeth and Jeppe 88

07 January 2019 5:50 PM World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announces resignation

Washington -World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced Monday he would step down next month, more than three years before his current term was due to expire. "It has been a great honor to serve as president of this remarkable institution, full of passionate individuals dedicated to the mission of ending extreme poverty in our lifetime," Kim said in a statement 125

07 January 2019 2:20 PM Mpumalanga mother accused of killing four children to apply for bail

A Mpumalanga woman accused of killing her four children will have to wait another week before she can apply to be released on bail after her application was postponed in the Witbank District Court on Monday. She allegedly attempted to take her own life and she has since been discharged from hospital. According to National Prosecuting Authority provincial 82

07 January 2019 1:33 PM Irish embassy still looking for missing citizen who was supposed to arrive in Joburg

The Irish embassy in South Africa on Monday said it was still trying to determine if one of its citizens had arrived in Johannesburg, after he was reported missing. It is believed that Stanley Currie boarded a Johannesburg-bound flight on December 28 from Ireland, but he hasn't been heard from since December 30. The embassy's Paul Evans told News24 that officials 88

07 January 2019 10:19 AM Monfils pulls out, Shapovalov beaten in Auckland

Wellington - Gael Monfils became the third big name to pull out of the ATP Tour's Auckland Classic on Monday sidelined by injury while seventh seed Denis Shapovalov was bundled out in three sets. Monfils, the eighth seed, said he was hampered by a niggling pain in the leg. His withdrawal followed the absence of top seeds Tomas Berdych and Roberto Bautista-Agut 79

06 January 2019 5:20 AM Ruthless India force hapless Australia to follow on

Sydney - A ruthless India took a stranglehold on the fourth and final Test in Sydney on Sunday, mopping up Australia's tail and forcing them to follow on at home for the first time in 30 years. Play started almost four hours late due to rain, with the home team resuming on 236 for six after lunch in reply to India's thumping first innings 622 for seven 96

05 January 2019 11:25 AM Bale injury not expected to be serious

Madrid - Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari believes the calf injury that Gareth Bale sustained against Villarreal on Wednesday is not serious. Bale will undergo tests on Saturday to diagnose the extent of the problem after being forced off at half-time at the Estadio de la Ceramica, where Real Madrid drew 2-2. "We think the injury is not too serious 205

04 January 2019 8:07 PM Huddersfield sign Palace's Puncheon on loan

London - Premier League strugglers Huddersfield have signed Jason Puncheon on loan from Crystal Palace until the end of the season. Puncheon had made just four league appearances for Palace this term after falling out of favour with Eagles boss Roy Hodgson. The 32-year-old winger will be expected to provide a lift for Huddersfield, who sit bottom of the table 55

04 January 2019 6:58 PM Liverpool's Solanke completes Bournemouth switch

London - Bournemouth have completed the signing of Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke for a reported fee of £19 million. Solanke's arrival was the first of two moves from Anfield to the Vitality Stadium on Friday, with Reds defender Nathaniel Clyne also joining on loan until the end of the season. It is expected that Solanke's switch to the south-coast 56

04 January 2019 6:24 PM Veteran giant Karlovic reaches Pune final

Pune - Croat Ivo Karlovic on Friday became the oldest man in more than four decades to reach an ATP final after beating Steve Darcis at the Maharashtra Open in Pune. Karlovic, who turns 40 next month, follows in the footsteps of Australian legend Ken Rosewall who reached a tour-level final aged 43 at the Sydney Indoor tournament in 1977. Standing 2.11 metres 56