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Waqar spots flaws in Aussies
Added: 21 Oct 2014
DUBAI — Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis believes Australia’s 153-run defeat in a warm-up game has helped him find flaws in the opposition for the first Test starting tomorrow in Dubai...

Taarabt ‘must prove his worth’
Added: 21 Oct 2014
LONDON — Queen’s Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp has blasted the weight and attitude of star midfielder Adel Taarabt who he said is carrying too many pounds to finish a game...

‘Relaxed’ Neymar now showing Brazil form with Barca
Added: 21 Oct 2014
BARCELONA — Neymar is reproducing his Brazil form with Barcelona because the forward said yesterday that he was now feeling more relaxed...

KP may be a hit for local T20 [P]
Added: 21 Oct 2014
CAPE TOWN — South African-born England discard Kevin Pietersen is negotiating the possibility of playing a first-time role in the domestic Ram Slam T20 Challenge, according to British newspaper reports...

Windies tour to South Africa under threat as BCCI spat continues [P]
Added: 21 Oct 2014
CAPE TOWN — A new season and another threat to the headline home international feature of the summer...

Windies pay storm worsens
Added: 21 Oct 2014
BRIDGETOWN — Battle lines are being drawn in West Indies cricket between the players and administrators following the team’s shock withdrawal from the tour of India...

Hansen includes Carter, Williams for All Blacks’ tour of U.S., Britain
Added: 21 Oct 2014
WELLINGTON — Injured flyhalf Dan Carter did enough to prove his fitness to New Zealand coach Steve Hansen and win a berth in the All Blacks squad for the northern hemisphere tour...

The offer has been made
Added: 21 Oct 2014
SYDNEY — Michael Cheika confirmed yesterday that he has been offered the chance to succeed Ewen McKenzie as Australia coach, but said there remain some details to be “ironed out” before a deal is struck...

Western Province fighting fit for home Currie Cup final
Added: 21 Oct 2014
CAPE TOWN — Western Province’s injury concerns ahead of the weekend’s Currie Cup final at Newlands against the Golden Lions are almost a thing of the past...

Serena survives scare
Added: 21 Oct 2014
SINGAPORE — Serena Williams shook off the rust and a feisty challenge from Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic to open the defence of her WTA Tour Finals title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory in the opening match of the elite eight-player tournament yesterday...

Klaasen moves up rankings
Added: 21 Oct 2014
JOHANNESBURG — South African doubles player Raven Klaasen moved up two places in the ATP world tennis rankings yesterday to 20th position...

PSL tie was ‘like rugby match’
Added: 21 Oct 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Bloemfontein Celtic coach Ernst Middendorp felt he could have been watching a rugby game after the spate of scoring chances during his team’s 5-1 Premiership victory over Polokwane City on Sunday...

Glenwood boys are going pro
Added: 21 Oct 2014
HAVING been undefeated in KwaZulu-Natal this season, many of Glenwood’s first-team rugby players are remaining in the game next year, heading to various franchises around the country and beyond...

Opening the sailing season in style
Added: 21 Oct 2014
HISTORICALLY, the Jonsson Cup Pursuit Race highlights on the dinghy sailing calendar; opening the busy summer sailing season for the Point Yacht Club’s this Saturday...

WBH, Kearsney on top [P]
Added: 21 Oct 2014
WESTVILLE Boys’ High School pipped Michaelhouse in a thriller, College proved too strong for St Charles and Kearsney came out top against Hilton on the basketball courts this weekend...

School sports achievements recognised at awards
Added: 21 Oct 2014
IT’S the time of year when many schools recognise the achievements of their pupils on the sports fields...

College too good at home [P]
Added: 21 Oct 2014
OF the handful of schools’ cricket matches played this weekend in the time allowed by the weather, Glenwood and Northwood weren’t among the fortunate as their match was called off, as was the Westville clash against Michaelhouse...

Mourinho frustrated over little dialogue with national coaches
Added: 21 Oct 2014
LONDON — Confronted with a growing injury list, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho spoke yesterday of his frustration at a lack of communication with international managers who send his players back injured...

Every game a final for City
Added: 21 Oct 2014
MANCHESTER — This was supposed to be the season Manchester City finally made a sustained push in the Champions League...

Hosting Afcon is a ‘no no’
Added: 21 Oct 2014
JOHANNESBURG — South Africa is not ready to host the Africa Cup of Nations in January 2015 if Morocco withdraws because of the Ebola epidemic, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said yesterday...

Amnesty for info on fixing
Added: 21 Oct 2014
MELBOURNE — Cricket Australia said yesterday they would provide an amnesty period for players who report potential corruption-related or past match-fixing cases ahead of the 2015 World Cup they will co-host with New Zealand...

‘The toss was crucial’ [P]
Added: 21 Oct 2014
DOLPHINS captain Morné van Wyk believes the toss was crucial in the One-Day Cup match against the Warriors at Pietermaritzburg Oval on Sunday...

Last-minute call to play Shabba pays off for Baxter
Added: 21 Oct 2014
CAPE TOWN — Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter says he was forced into adopting a “Plan C” for Sunday’s league match against Ajax Cape Town...

Good luck, home boys [P]
Added: 21 Oct 2014
MARITZBURG United coach Steve Komphela is hopeful that his KwaZulu-Natal neighbours AmaZulu can turn things around this season...



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