10:43 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, April 24, 2014
Real Madrid struck early and comfortably held Bayern Munich at bay to beat the holders 1-0 on Wednesday night and move a step closer to a first Champions League final in 12 years.
Chasing a record-extending 10th European crown, Real were content to cede possession to the slick Bundesliga champions in the semifinal first leg and created much the better chances with a series of trademark counter attacks.
The victory set Re... read more
10:39 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Chelsea's defensive game plan proved too much for Atletico Madrid as they played out a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal in the Spanish capital on Tuesday night..
The English club will feel upbeat about its chances of returning to the final, two years after beating Bayern Munich on penalties.
The return leg is at Stamford Bridge on April 30 with the winner playing either Bayern Munich or Real ... read more
16:19 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The Eastern Province Kings will be heading to Durban this week as they face off against the Sharks XV at Growthpoint Kings Park stadium on Friday in what is to be their final match of the 2014 Vodacom Cup competition.
Vodacom Cup head coach, Mzwandile Stick, announced a team that was relatively unchanged from the team that defeated the Regent Boland Cavaliers at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on the 11th of April, with the final... read more
16:04 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The General Motors Northern Areas Football Association Easter Soccer Tournament ended with an exciting penalty shoot-out on Monday evening when Warriors took on Westlake in the final at the Gelvandale Stadium.
After a two-all draw the final went into extra time and thereafter into a penalty shoot-out.
Westlake booted 4 balls into the net to beat Warriors by one penalty goal.
Westlake took home 14-thousand rands in prize mo... read more
13:54 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A Junior Springbok squad bolstered by several players with Vodacom Super Rugby experience was named by SARU in Cape Town on Tuesday for the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship to be hosted by New Zealand from June 2 to 22.
Handré Pollard (flyhalf, Vodacom Bulls), André Esterhuizen (centre, Cell C Sharks), Sergeal Petersen and Aidon Davis (both Southern Kings) as well as Malcolm Marx (hooker, Lions) have all ei... read more
10:15 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Manchester United announced on their Twitter account on Monday that Manager David Moyes has left the club.
In a brief statement confirming his departure, Manchester United said it would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role.
News of Moyes's exit comes a day after widespread reports in the British media that he was facing the sack, just 10 months after su... read more
09:25 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Rustenburg Impala on Monday held their nerve in a tense Cell C Community Cup final in soaking rain at Outeniqua Park in George to win the second edition of the Easter Playoffs and the historic Gold Cup.
The victory marked their third back-to-back win in the 2014 Cell C Community Cup Easter Playoffs, and followed an impressive showing in the pool stages of the competition in which they registered victories in three of their ... read more
10:19 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, April 17, 2014
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has blamed the hangover from defeat by Liverpool at the weekend for his side's damaging 2-2 draw at home to the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland on Wednesday night.
City needed to win the first of their two games in hand on Liverpool to keep the pressure on the league leaders and second-placed Chelsea.
However, the draw with Sunderland, in which they needed a late equalis... read more
11:37 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The SWD captain, Ross McMillan, who was the top run scorer in the Cricket South Africa Twenty20 competition the past season and SWD's top performer both as batsman and bowler in the CSA One Day Competition was awarded with the Standard Bank trophy as player of the season during the SWD Cricket Board Annual Awards function that was held recently at the Surval Boutique Olive Estate near Oudtshoorn. The versatile McMillan also wo... read more
09:39 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Ariz next Thursday to Saturday.
Bob Bowman, the swimmer's longtime coach, told The Associated Press on Monday that Phelps is entered in three events - the 50- and 100-meter freestyles and the 100 butterfly.
P... read more
09:27 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Proteas' women’s all-rounder, Marizanne Kapp of Port Elizabeth, will play at the Lord’s Cricket Ground in London for the first time when she represents the Rest of the World team in an exhibition match against the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Women on the 19th of May.
The match will form part of the celebrations for the ground’s bicentenary.
The women’s Rest of the World team, which has been as... read more
09:49 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, April 14, 2014
After slipping to their sixth defeat in eight games in this year’s Vodacom Super Rugby season, coach Naka Drotske has admitted that his team’s slim outside chances of reaching the playoffs is over and now only pride remains for the team to play for.
He said from the way their defensive system creaked in losing 52-31 to the Crusaders on Saturday it is clear that a lot of the promise they showed in 2013 has evapor... read more
09:45 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, April 14, 2014
Simon Magakwe became the first South African to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 metres when winning the national title at the weekend.
The 27-year-old clocked 9.98 seconds at the University of Pretoria to claim his sixth victory in the event.
Magakwe and Johan Rossouw had shared the previous record of 10.06 established 26 years ago.
Second-place Akani Simbine (10.02) also bettered the old mark during the champion... read more
09:41 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, April 14, 2014
Liverpool maintained their charge for a first English championship of the Premier League era with a thrilling 3-2 win over title rivals Manchester City at an emotional Anfield Sunday afternoon where fans marked the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.
Victory, combined with second-placed Chelsea's 1-0 win away to 10-man Swansea, left Liverpool two points clear at the top with four games to play. and seven in front... read more
09:32 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, April 14, 2014
Big-hitting lefty Bubba Watson captured his second Masters title in three years on Sunday, pulling away from 20 year-old Jordan Spieth on the back nine for a three-stroke victory at Augusta National.
The 35-year-old American fired a final round of three-under par 69 for an eight-under par total of 280 to take his second major title, $1.62 million in prize money and of course the coveted green jacket.
Spieth with a... read more