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  • Cheetahs, Ulster share spoils in PRO14 thriller

    21 September 2018 7:13 PM 18

    Cape Town - The Cheetahs and Ulster have played to an epic draw in their PRO14 encounter at Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein on Friday evening. The result ended in a 39-39 draw after the Cheetahs led 17-14 at half-time. The Cheetahs ran in five tries by Gerhard Olivier, William Small-Smith, Joseph Dweba, Jacques du Toit and Rabs Maxwane. Flyhalf Tian Schoeman

  • Wawrinka dethrones Dzumhur to reach St Petersburg semis

    21 September 2018 5:22 PM 18

    Saint Petersburg - Stan Wawrinka beat last year's St Petersburg champion Damir Dzumhur in straight sets to reach the semi-finals on Friday. The 33-year-old Swiss wild card beat the Bosnian, who was seeded sixth, 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and 11 minutes to level their head-to-head record at one all. "The level of my play was good today and the win makes me feel positive

  • MotoGP leader Marquez looking hot on home corner

    21 September 2018 4:17 PM 17

    Alcaiz - Honda's Marc Marquez zoomed to the fastest lap in practice for the Aragon Grand Prix on Friday as the Spaniard seeks a fourth top-level victory on the track. The reigning world champion, who has a massive 67-point lead in this year's title race, powered around the anti-clockwise Aragon Motorland track in 1min 47.382sec in the second free practice

  • England give Burns chance to fill Cook's shoes

    21 September 2018 3:40 PM 15

    Nottingham - Uncapped Surrey batsman Rory Burns is set to replace Alastair Cook at the top of England's order after being named in a 16-man squad on Friday for the upcoming three-Test tour of Sri Lanka. Left-handed opener Cook, England's all-time leading run-scorer, retired from international duty after bringing down the curtain on his illustrious 12-year

  • Streak applies for Zimbabwe Cricket to be liquidated

    21 September 2018 1:37 PM 20

    Cape Town - Former Zimbabwe coach Heath Streak has applied to the High Court seeking an order for the provisional liquidation of Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), saying the board is no longer able to pay it's debts. Streak, who was sacked as Zimbabwe coach in March, says ZC cannot meet its financial obligations after it recently failed to settle his severance

  • Oliver Fisher cards first 59 in European Tour history

    21 September 2018 12:49 PM 17

    Vilamoura - Unheralded Englishman Oliver Fisher fired the first round of 59 in the European Tour's 46-year history on a remarkable second day of the Portugal Masters on Friday. The 30-year-old tapped in for par on the final hole to complete an astonishing 12-under-par round featuring 10 birdies and an eagle, after his long birdie putt for a 58 grazed

  • Scotland fullback Hogg out for 3 months after ankle surgery

    21 September 2018 10:12 AM 21

    Glasgow - Scotland's Test plans have been dealt a blow after Glasgow fullback Stuart Hogg was ruled out for up to three months following ankle surgery. The British and Irish Lions star is facing a recovery period of 10 to 12 weeks after suffering the injury against Munster earlier this month. And that is likely to see him sit out all four of the November

  • Australian tennis player serves 19-month ban for fixing

    21 September 2018 10:12 AM 18

    London - Australian tennis player Oliver Anderson can return to playing immediately after serving a 19-month suspension for deliberately losing a set in a match in a second-tier Challenger event in 2016. The Tennis Integrity Unit says the 20-year-old Anderson was provisionally suspended in February 2017 and later convicted of match-fixing. The TIU says Anderson

  • PSL release statement on R50m sponsorship saga

    21 September 2018 9:00 AM 20

    Cape Town - The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has released a statement on its decision to seek legal action against the South African Football Association (SAFA), while confirming the suspension of Black Leopards owner David Thidiela. PSL chairperson Irvin Khoza announced that they intend to take legal action against a recently announced partnership between

  • Grace picks Schwartzel as World Cup of Golf partner

    21 September 2018 8:47 AM 20

    Cape Town - Australian duo Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith will face a field that includes the defending champions, major championship winners and leading players from previous Presidents and Ryder Cups at the 2018 ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf, with each country’s leading player having selected his partner for the unique team format. England’s