I’m done: Williams walks out in tears after semi-final defeat

Written by on 18 February 2021

This hand out photo released by the Tennis Australia on February 18, 2021 shows Serena Williams of the US gets emotional at a press conference after losing her women’s semi-final match against Japan’s Naomi Osaka on day eleven of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. Rob Prezioso/Tennis Australia/ AFP MELBOURNE – Serena Williams broke down […]

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Australia offers to host Lions’ South Africa tour: reports

Written by on 1 February 2021

File: The eagerly awaited visit by the Lions is scheduled for July and August 2021. AFP/Michael Bradley SYDNEY – Rugby Australia has offered to host this year’s British and Irish Lions series against South Africa, reports said. Fears have grown that the invitational side’s highly anticipated tour could be cancelled as South Africa’s COVID-19 cases ballooned to […]

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Nadal takes veiled swipe at Djokovic over quarantine complaints

Written by on 26 January 2021

Spain’s Rafael Nadal (R) and Serbia’s Novak Djokovic. AFP/Anne-Christine Poujoulat MELBOURNE – Rafael Nadal has taken an apparent swipe at Novak Djokovic over his requests for quarantined players preparing for the Australian Open, saying not everyone felt the need to “advertise” how they were trying to help. The Serbian world number one issued a list of suggestions to Tennis Australia […]

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Australia’s tour of South Africa to go ahead

Written by on 22 January 2021

CAPE TOWN: Cricket South Africa is confident Australia’s visit for three Tests will go ahead, with details set to “be finalised and announced in a week or so”, according to acting CEO Pholetsi Moseki. The full series will be played on the Highveld, with matches divided between SuperSport Park and the Wanderers, and the Irene […]

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Manqoba Mngqithi says Sundowns is not dependent on individuals

Written by on 4 January 2021

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Manqoba Mngqithi has said beating rivals Orlando Pirates 1-0 at the weekend during their DStv Premiership match without influential Temba Zwane shows they don’t depend on individuals. The Brazilians collected three points from a full strength Pirates to stretch their lead at the top of the standings to three points even though […]

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Resilient India thump Australia in second Test to silence critics

Written by on 29 December 2020

MELBOURNE – Stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane led India to a dominant eight-wicket win over Australia in the second Test on Tuesday, levelling the series 1-1 and capping an extraordinary turnaround after their record collapse in the opening game. Rahane, deputising during Virat Kohli’s paternity leave, hit an unbeaten 27 in Melbourne — after a century in the first […]

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Solskjaer keen to extend Cavani’s time at Man Utd

Written by on 29 December 2020

ELLIS / POOL / AFP   LONDON – Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Edinson Cavani still has years left as a top striker and is keen to extend the Uruguayan’s contract at Old Trafford.   The 33-year-old Uruguayan signed a one-year deal in September after months without a club since leaving Paris Saint-Germain. […]

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Groundbreaking land acquisition by Kaizer Chiefs to benefit the community

Written by on 17 December 2020

Last Friday the 11th of December 2020, Kaizer Chiefs Chairman Kaizer Motaung revealed the groundbreaking acquisition of a piece of land across the street from the Motaung family home in Phefeni, the birthplace of Amakhosi. “We are grateful about the acquisition of this important piece of land,” comments Chairman Kaizer Motaung. “It’s our way of […]

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