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Maritzburg shine in second half [P]
Added: 19 Apr 2014
MARITZBURG United victories are not rare these days, but club captain Michael Morton did provide somewhat of a collector’s item when he found the back of the net in last night’s 2-0 win over Ajax Cape Town at Harry Gwala Stadium...

Djokovic holds his nerve to reach Monte Carlo Masters semi-final
Added: 19 Apr 2014
MONTE CARLO — Defending champion Novak Djokovic defeated Spain’s Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 to reach the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals yesterday...

Rahane, Binny step up for Royals in win over Hyderabad
Added: 19 Apr 2014
ABU DHABI — Ajinkya Rahane and Stuart Binny were lone stars as the Rajasthan Royals scored a four-wicket victory over the Sunrisers Hyderabad with just three balls to spare in the 2014 Indian Premier League clash at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi yesterday...

Team of Choice release trio [P]
Added: 19 Apr 2014
IT’S out with the old and in with the new, and Maritzburg United have released Delron Buckley (36), Dillon Sheppard (35) and Robyn Johannes (27) from the squad for the remainder of the season...

Chiefs eye three titles despite being under pressure
Added: 19 Apr 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Kaizer Chiefs players are under immense pressure and have vowed to win three titles as the PSL season begins to wind up...

Ajmal cleared for England
Added: 19 Apr 2014
KARACHI — Star Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been given clearance by his home board to play a shortened stint with Worcestershire in the English season...

Stokes eager to stay calm
Added: 19 Apr 2014
LONDON — England all-rounder Ben Stokes admits he must keep his anger under control if he is to end his international exile...

Punjab successfully chase down Chennai’s massive 205
Added: 19 Apr 2014
ABU DHABI — An explosive partnership of 115 between Glenn Maxwell and David Miller proved to be the difference as the Kings XI Punjab chased down a massive target of 206 with seven balls to spare to claim a brilliant six-wicket victory over the Chennai Super Kings in their Indian Premier League opener at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi yesterday...

Trott’s illness returns
Added: 19 Apr 2014
ENGLAND batsman Jonathan Trott has suffered more stress-related problems on his return to first-class action and will take another break from the sport to undergo treatment, the country’s cricket board said yesterday...

Hamilton is sitting pretty
Added: 19 Apr 2014
SHANGHAI — Mercedes set the fastest practice times again at the Chinese Grand Prix yesterday, though rivals Ferrari and Red Bull may have closed the gap somewhat on Formula One’s runaway leader...

Unbeaten Porter defends welterweight title against the ‘Magic Man’
Added: 19 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON — Undefeated Shawn Porter puts his International Boxing Federation world welterweight title on the line against former world champion Paulie Malignaggi in an all-American showdown today...

Howard to extend his stint in front of goal for Everton
Added: 19 Apr 2014
LONDON — Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard signed a contract extension on Thursday which will keep him at the Premier League club until 2018...

Poyet refuses to give up hope
Added: 19 Apr 2014
LONDON — Petr Cech insists Chelsea can cope with the demands of challenging for a Premier League and Champions League double as the Blues face Sunderland at the start of an eight-day period that could define their season...

A buzz of excitement
Added: 19 Apr 2014
LONDON — Liverpool visit Norwich City this weekend, determined to maintain focus on the task in hand despite growing national excitement about their bid to be crowned Premier League champions...

Poyet refuses to give up hope
Added: 19 Apr 2014
LONDON — Petr Cech insists Chelsea can cope with the demands of challenging for a Premier League and Champions League double as the Blues face Sunderland at the start of an eight-day period that could define their season...

TV HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEKEND
Added: 19 Apr 2014
TV highlights.

Woodward helps Rebels end Force’s winning streak
Added: 19 Apr 2014
MELBOURNE — Fullback Jason Woodward kicked Melbourne Rebels to a 22-16 victory to end the Western Force’s five-match winning Super 15 run in Melbourne yesterday...

‘People must stop counting games in hand as points already won’ [P]
Added: 19 Apr 2014
ONE of my favourite wisecracks is “most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it’s addressed to someone else”...

Hurricanes blow hot
Added: 19 Apr 2014
Winning streak extended to three games with three second-half tries.

End of the heady years [P]
Added: 19 Apr 2014
THE bright promise of a few years ago has faded into a dull acceptance that the glory days of the determined Gary Player and the early achievements of the gifted Ernie Els are not about to be repeated by the current generation of South African golfers, whose ambitions appear to have been satisfied by an abundance of low-hanging fruit...

Beyers in for Waratahs tie
Added: 19 Apr 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Utility back Ulrich Beyers will start at fullback for the Bulls against the Waratahs in their Super Rugby match today after Jurgen Visser was ruled out of the match due to a foot injury...

‘Lions still have the fire,’ says Whiteley
Added: 19 Apr 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Lions captain Warren Whiteley believes the team have not lost any of their drive despite a losing patch in recent weeks with two consecutive defeats on home soil...

Lee takes early lead in Malaysia
Added: 19 Apr 2014
Westwood four shots clear after eventful second round.

Bolt hails Bale’s winner
Added: 19 Apr 2014
MADRID — Olympic champion Usain Bolt has ailed Gareth Bale’s brilliant winner for Real Madrid in Wednesday’s King’s Cup final against Barcelona, saying it was the kind of goal any sprinter would be proud of...

Robson to undergo surgery
Added: 19 Apr 2014
LONDON — Britain’s Laura Robson on Thursday revealed she will miss Wimbledon and the French Open after opting to have surgery on her troublesome wrist injury...

Fifa to send Valcke back to Brazil to inspect stadiums
Added: 19 Apr 2014
RIO DE JANEIRO — Fifa on Thursday announced that its secretary-general Jerome Valcke will return to Brazil next week to visit World Cup host cities Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Cuiaba and Fortaleza from Tuesday to Thursday...

Banned Kaneria plays T20 in the U.S.
Added: 19 Apr 2014
KARACHI — Pakistani cricket authorities have launched an investigation after a number of current international stars played in exhibition matches...

Treat for fans at Kearsney [P]
Added: 19 Apr 2014
Seventh Easter rugby fest off to a flying start with some strong, attacking and running play.

SA men’s and women’s indoor hockey qualify for World Cup finals [P]
Added: 19 Apr 2014
THE South Africa men’s and women’s indoor hockey teams have qualified for the 2015 Indoor Hockey World Cup finals after defeating Namibia in three-Test Africa Qualifier series in Windhoek...

Tonderai, Tim to play [P]
Added: 19 Apr 2014
Chavhanga, Swiel to replace Ndungane, Zeilinga in Sharks’ clash vs Cheetahs.

Five to be honoured
Added: 19 Apr 2014
JOHANNESBURG — The SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) on Thursday announced five new recipients of National Orders...

Igesund cleared after lack of info
Added: 19 Apr 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Individuals key to a probe into Bafana Bafana head coach Gordon Igesund did not make themselves available for hearings after being invited ...

Smith admires Gerrard’s loyalty and passion
Added: 19 Apr 2014
LIVERPOOL — Former Proteas captain Graeme Smith has heaped praise on Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard...



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