Messi counting the days until the World Cup

Written by on 7 October 2022

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has said he is counting the days until the World Cup and believes his team have a good chance of winning the tournament. Messi, who will be playing his fifth World Cup in Qatar, told Star+ he is feeling nervous ahead of the tournament but is in positive mood. Argentina will arrive […]

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Qatari government workers to work from home during World Cup

Written by on 7 October 2022

Vehicles are seen in a traffic jam in front of government buildings next to skyscrapers in Doha, Qatar December 21, 2021 Qatar has ordered most government employees to work from home during next month’s soccer World Cup while schools will have reduced hours two weeks before the tournament before shutting as the country prepares for […]

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Bad day at the office as Porto go missing in Champions League

Written by on 22 September 2022

FC Porto lacked intensity and aggression as they went down 4-0 at home to Club Brugge in the Champions League, said their coach Sergio Conceicao after Tuesday’s shock loss. The defeat puts Porto in peril in Group B where they have no points after also being beaten away at Atletico Madrid last week when they […]

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Britain’s Murray not expected to play in Davis Cup

Written by on 14 September 2022

Britain’s Andy Murray during his second round match against Japan’s Taro Daniel Andy Murray said he feels really good physically but does not expect to play in Britain’s Davis Cup Finals campaign amid stiff competition in the squad. Britain’s team features Cameron Norrie and Dan Evans, both of whom are in the top 25, as […]

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Serena’s conqueror Tomljanovic set for quarter-final clash with Jabeur

Written by on 5 September 2022

Ajla Tomljanovic made it a night to remember for Australian tennis fans, following compatriot Nick Kyrgios into a maiden US Open quarter-final on Sunday (September 4) with a gritty victory over Russian Liudmila Samsonova. Shortly after Kyrgios completed a brilliant victory over world number one and 2021 champion Daniil Medvedev at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, […]

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Written by on 10 August 2022

Announcing the change on Wednesday, Springboks coach Jacques Nienaber said “Joseph has been working hard at training and waiting patiently for his chance”. Hooker Joseph Dweba has been drafted into the South Africa team to play New Zealand in the Rugby Championship in Johannesburg on Saturday after Bongi Mbonambi injured his knee while training. Announcing […]

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Blow for Team SA as medal prospects pull out of Commonwealth Games.

Written by on 27 July 2022

Team South Africa has been forced to make several changes ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. As athletes assembled in the various athletes villages, Sascoc on Wednesday announced a team update for the multi-sport showpiece scheduled from 28 July – 8 August. 2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Alan Hatherly is out of the Games due to scheduling, […]

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