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Lambie keen to play more
Added: 24 Jul 2014
CAPE TOWN — Sharks flyhalf Pat Lambie is hoping to continue his comeback with more game time in Saturday’s Super Rugby semi-final against the Crusaders...

‘Crusaders clash will bring out the best in us,’ says Alberts [P]
Added: 24 Jul 2014
SHARKS loose forward Willem Alberts insists the team are not focusing too much on their Super Rugby semi-final opponents, the Crusaders, but are instead working on what they need to do in Saturday’s clash in Christchurch...

Club releases Habana to play in Glasgow
Added: 24 Jul 2014
CAPE TOWN — South Africa winger Bryan Habana has secured a late release from his French club Toulon to compete at the Commonwealth Games but the delayed decision has left him a nominated reserve for the Glasgow event...

Racetrack in Kyalami to go under hammer
Added: 24 Jul 2014
JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s Kyalami racetrack, which hosted Formula One Grand Prix races for nearly two decades, will be sold and could be lost to motorsport, auction organisers said yesterday...

In a spin over bowlers [P]
Added: 24 Jul 2014
HASHIM Amla leads the Proteas for a second time today as they go into the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo...

Majka bags second stage win
Added: 24 Jul 2014
SAINT-LARY-SOULAN — Rafal Maj­ka has won his second stage of the 2014 Tour de France yesterday and also extended his lead in the King of the Mountains standings...

New Bafana coach ‘will be unveiled later’
Added: 24 Jul 2014
JOHANNESBURG — The new Bafana Bafana coach will not be in attendance when the SA Football Association makes the announcement on Saturday, Safa president Danny Jordaan said yesterday...

Sri Lanka include Dickwella
Added: 24 Jul 2014
COLOMBO — Sri Lanka may hand a first Test cap to 21-year-old wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella as they bid to level the two-Test series against South Africa...

Tour of U.S. ‘not positive’ for United
Added: 24 Jul 2014
NEW Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has bemoaned the club’s lengthy pre-season tour to the United States and said it is not helping preparations for the English domestic campaign...

No expenses spared to get Van Gaal players he wants
Added: 24 Jul 2014
LONDON — Manchester United are prepared to break transfer records in order to give new manager Louis van Gaal the players he wants, according to executive vice-chairperson Ed Woodward...

Juan Smith set for a dramatic return to Springboks
Added: 24 Jul 2014
CAPE TOWN — Flanker Juan Smith is set for a dramatic return to the South African rugby team some 18 months after injury forced his premature retirement from the game...

SA’s four biggest medal hopes
Added: 24 Jul 2014
SOUTH Africa are expecting medals aplenty in the swimming pool in Glasgow, starting tonight with Karin Prinsloo’s endeavours in the 200 m freestyle...

All eyes on Prinsloo [P]
Added: 24 Jul 2014
KWAZULU-NATAL’S swimming sensation Chad le Clos gets his Commonwealth Games campaign under way tonight. The 2012 Olympic gold medallist swims in the heats of the 50 m butterfly, but all eyes tonight will be on 24-year-old Karin Prinsloo...

Glasgow Warriors sign SA’s De Klerk
Added: 24 Jul 2014
LONDON — Glasgow Warriors announced yesterday they have signed South African prop Rossouw de Klerk from Super Rugby side the Cheetahs...

Impi face daunting Collegians clash [P]
Added: 24 Jul 2014
AFTER their match versus College Rovers was postponed last time out, UKZN Impi have another daunting prospect when they take on log leaders Durban Collegians at 8.30 pm tonight on the Pietermaritzburg campus in the Peter Booysen Sports Park off Golf Road in Scottsville...

Man City still in market for new players
Added: 24 Jul 2014
ENGLISH champions Manchester City are still in the market for new signings to boost their title defence, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday...

Shakhtar to move games to ‘safer’ Kiev
Added: 24 Jul 2014
SHAKHTAR Donetsk will shift their headquarters to Kiev and play their Champions League and domestic games in the western city of Lviv to escape from the Ukraine’s strife-torn east, CEO Sergei Palkin confirmed...

Too early to discuss Russia World Cup, say Dutch
Added: 24 Jul 2014
CAPE TOWN — The Dutch football federation (KNVB) have said yesterday that “during these black days” it was too early to discuss the country’s participation at the 2018 World Cup in Russia in the wake of the Malaysian Airlines flight crash...

Blake out for season after surgery
Added: 24 Jul 2014
KINGSTON — Jamaica’s double Olympic sprint silver medallist Yohan Blake has been ruled out for the rest of the 2014 season after undergoing a surgery on an injured hamstring, coach Glen Mills said on Tuesday...

Over-70 cyclists gear up for MTB race
Added: 24 Jul 2014
ESTON — Seven septuagenarians have entered the Illovo Eston Mountain Bike Challenge based at the Eston Club eager to prove that they can hold their own in the field of over 2 500 riders expected at the popular mountain biking event on August 3...

Former SA Schools hooker signs on for the Stormers
Added: 24 Jul 2014
CAPE TOWN — Highly-rated former SA Schools and SA U20 hooker Bongi Mbonambi will join Western Province Rugby at the start of the 2015 season...

Safa job ‘interesting’
Added: 24 Jul 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter failed to dismiss the media speculation linking him with the vacant job of Safa technical director of football yesterday...

Racial abuse: City’s U21 side walk off pitch
Added: 24 Jul 2014
LONDON — Manchester City’s U21 team walked off the pitch during a friendly against Croatian side HNK Rijeka after one of their players was racially abused, the club have claimed...

Germany coach ‘to see out his contract’
Added: 24 Jul 2014
BERLIN — Germany coach Joachim Loew said yesterday that he never considered leaving his post after winning the World Cup title and insisted he would see out his contract, which runs until Euro 2016...

Newlands dispatched in DCFA cup second round [P]
Added: 24 Jul 2014
DEFENDING DCFA Premier League champions Newlands FC were bundled out the Fury Ford FA Cup at the weekend...

Black Cap Williamson banned from bowling
Added: 24 Jul 2014
WELLINGTON — New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling his occasional off-spin in international cricket because of an illegal action, New Zealand Cricket said yesterday...

PCB to adopt new chair rules
Added: 24 Jul 2014
KARACHI — The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) are set next week to adopt a new constitution intended to make the appointment of its chairperson more democratic and weaken political influence...

Oz add Speight for more firepower
Added: 24 Jul 2014
SYDNEY — Australia, if a little prematurely, added another hefty offensive weapon to their armoury yesterday when Fijian winger Henry Speight was named in their squad for the Rugby Championship...

‘No jealousy’ as SA sisters face off
Added: 24 Jul 2014
GLASGOW — Sibling rivalry will be intense but will not get out of hand when South African rhythmic gymnasts Julene and Aimee van Rooyen go head-to-head at the Commonwealth Games...

SA title a dream come true for Croeser [P]
Added: 24 Jul 2014
ROURKE Croeser earned a first elite national title this weekend for South Africa’s first ever UCI Trade Team, Kargo Pro MTB, when he clinched victory in the elite men’s category at the South African National Cross Country Mountain Biking Championships at Thaba Trails in Gauteng...

Wolff injured after crash in cycling event
Added: 24 Jul 2014
BERLIN — Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff suffered multiple injuries after crashing during a cycling event in Vienna, the team said yesterday...

Lewis is looking for some luck
Added: 24 Jul 2014
BUDAPEST — Lewis Hamilton may not be putting the Buddha into Budapest this weekend but he could be tempted to seek divine assistance if luck goes against him in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix...



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