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  • Tickets on sale for MSL final at Newlands

    10 December 2018 12:04 PM 18

    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

  • Have the Bulls managed to twist Matfield's arm?

    10 December 2018 10:59 AM 19

    Cape Town - Have the Blue Bulls Company managed to twist Victor Matfield's arm and persuaded him to take over the reigns as Bulls' Super Rugby coach in 2019? Matfield, along with Pote Human and Deon Davids, was part of a three-man shortlist to take over from the recently departed John Mitchell. Matfield, who played 140 Super Rugby matches for the Bulls

  • 'King' Louis soars up rankings after SA Open win

    10 December 2018 10:58 AM 21

    Cape Town - Louis Oosthuizen has shot up the world golf rankings after his win at the South African Open at Randpark Golf Club on Sunday. Oosthuizen shot a 4-under-par 67 in the final round to finish on 18-under for the tournament and cruise to victory by six strokes in Johannesburg. He became the sixth golfer to win the two oldest national golf championships

  • Record number of tries in Cape Town

    10 December 2018 7:05 AM 27

    Cape Town - Fiji won the fourth instalment of the HSBC Cape Town Sevens - becoming the fourth different champion in the Mother City - on a weekend which delivered the most tries ever at a packed Cape Town Stadium. When USA speedster, Carlin Isles, crossed the tryline in injury time of the Cup final, he scored the 297th five-pointer of the weekend, which

  • National Rugby League star Hayne to plead innocent to charge

    10 December 2018 7:01 AM 13

    Sydney - A lawyer for Jarryd Hayne has told a court the National Rugby League star intends to plead innocent to a charge of sexual assault. The 30-year-old former rugby league international appeared on Monday in Burwood Local Court and had his case adjourned to February 13 in Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney. His lawyer, Richard Pontello, was quoted

  • Matfield cites family, SuperSport job as reasons for saying NO to Bulls coaching role

    10 December 2018 6:43 AM 24

    Cape Town - Former Springbok lock Victor Matfield has reportedly turned down the position of Bulls head coach. This comes after Matfield was believed to be the favourite to succeed John Mitchell ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby season. According to the Rapport, the 41-year-old has been asked by Bulls president Willem Strauss and new CEO Alfonso Meyer to reconsider

  • India end 10-year win drought in Australia first Test

    10 December 2018 5:46 AM 27

    Adelaide - India won their first Test on Australian soil in a decade on Monday, bowling out the home side in a nail-biting finale to clinch the opening match of the series at Adelaide Oval with Rishabh Pant equalling a world-record along the way. The hosts were set an improbable target of 323, which would have been a record run chase at the ground but gallantly

  • WBC green lights Wilder-Fury 'direct rematch'

    09 December 2018 6:52 PM 18

    Los Angeles - The World Boxing Council gave the go-ahead on Friday for a "direct rematch" between their heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, who battled to a draw in Los Angeles last Saturday. "Wilder and Fury gave boxing one of the best fights in the heavyweight division in a long time, which has created tremendous popular demand

  • Zondo, Van Wyk power Heat to Newlands win

    09 December 2018 4:53 PM 18

    Cape Town - The Durban Heat beat the Cape Town Blitz in their Mzansi Super League encounter at Newlands on Sunday. Khaya Zondo took the Heat to their second victory of the tournament as they beat the Blitz by six wickets. Zondo smashed 67 off 42 balls - including 4 fours and 3 sixes - before falling to Malusi Siboto. Heat opener Morne van Wyk scored

  • Oosthuizen SA Open champion at long last

    09 December 2018 1:08 PM 26

    Cape Town - Louis Oosthuizen became the sixth golfer to win the two oldest national championships in the world after cruising to the South African Open title on Sunday. Oosthuizen signed a final round of 4-under 67 to win by SIX shots on 18-under at Randpark Golf Club. The 2010 Open champion, who led by three shots ahead of the final day, won his ninth