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Bezuidenhout takes second European tour title in four-shot Alfred Dunhill Championship triumph

Bezuidenhout takes second European tour title in four-shot Alfred Dunhill Championship triumph

Christiaan Bezuidenhout held his nerve to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship by four shots at Leopard Creek Country Club on Sunday as the rest of the contenders faltered in a dramatic finish.

Pride restored, All Blacks head home to quarantine

New Zealand coach Ian Foster declared himself satisfied with the All Blacks after finishing “an immensely difficult year” with a five-try rout of Argentina that almost certainly secured them the Tri-Nations title.

Mike Tyson fights to draw with Roy Jones Jr. in exhibition boxing match

Mike Tyson showed age has not robbed him of his power as the former heavyweight champion, in his long-awaited return to the ring, dominated Roy Jones Jr. in an exhibition fight on Saturday in Los Angeles that was surprisingly ruled a draw.

Tokyo 2020 organisers estimate Olympic Games postponement cost $1.9bn

This year’s postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games due to the outbreak of the coronavirus cost about $1.9bn, organisers have estimated.

Bulls fight back to see off Western Province

The Currie Cup hasn't dug up turf quite in the way it did at Newlands on Saturday night.

Sundowns pay fitting tribute to Anele Ngcongca with clinical victory over Stellenbosch

There was uncertainty on how Mamelodi Sundowns will pan out without Pitso Mosimane, but the new programme of “Shadrach‚ Meshach and Abednego” is downloading without any hiccups after they beat Stellenbosch FC 3-0 on Saturday at Loftus.

Lions and the weather conspire to beat the Griquas

In what was a lesson in patience and pace-making, the Lions shrugged off a slow start and a 14-point deficit to beat the Griquas 20-17 in Kimberley in a weather affected game.

Former Kaizer Chiefs and Dynamos striker Nicky Shaw dies aged 51

Former Kaizer Chiefs‚ Dynamos and Pretoria City striker Nicky Shaw has died‚ aged 51.

Late Mabasa strike saves Orlando Pirates’ blushes against Baroka

A lethargic Orlando Pirates could not get out of first gear‚ scarcely deserving a 1-1 DStv Premiership draw against Baroka FC at Orlando Stadium on Saturday that was rescued by the late strike of Tshegofatso Mabasa.

Maradona's 'Hand Of God' shirt could be yours - for $2 million

The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored his famous "Hand Of God" goal against England at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico could be available for $2 million following the Argentine's death on Wednesday, says an American sports memorabilia expert.

Faf du Plessis: ‘I’m going to try and push for as long as I can’

South Africa’s former all-format captain Faf du Plessis says he wasn’t fussed by the two hare-brained bowling moments that cost the team the first T20 against England at Newlands on Friday night.

Mandla Ncikazi's eye for detail has Golden Arrows shooting straight

Mandla Ncikazi’s attention to detail is not surprising given the fact he spent close to two decades as an assistant to as many coaches in the Premier Soccer League.

Sundowns coach Mokwena computes complexity of Mendieta-inspired Stellenbosch

Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Rulani Mokwena is wary of “complex” Stellenbosch FC who they host in a DStv Premiership match at Loftus on Saturday evening.

WATCH | Cavin Johnson too cool to jive as Pitso’s staff boogie in Ahly change room

Pitso Mosimane and his technical staff got down and boogied in the Al Ahly change room shortly after steering the continental giants to a ninth Caf Champions League title.

Pitso Mosimane steers Al Ahly to Caf Champions League final glory

Pitso Mosimane has entered the annals of elite coaches on the African continent to have won two Caf Champions League trophies, steering Al Ahly to their first title since 2013 and their ninth overall with Friday night's dramatic 2-1 final win against Zamalek.

SuperSport United down struggling Maritzburg United

SuperSport United beat struggling Maritzburg United 2-1 during their DStv Premiership match at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Friday to leave the People’s Team without a point after five starts this season.

Bairstow batters South Africa and carries England to success in series opener

A bold batting effort from Jonny Bairstow buttressed England’s efficient chase that helped his team win the first T20 against South Africa at Newlands.

Sundowns: Gaston Sirino may be bringing the club into disrepute

Mamelodi Sundowns have slammed star Uruguayan midfielder Gaston Sirino for bringing the club into disrepute with his public utterances about his desire to leave the club.

Lewis Hamilton sets early practice pace in Bahrain

Seven-times Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in Friday's opening practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of team mate Valtteri Bottas who completed a one-two for Mercedes.

Two Mpumalanga Sunbirds players accuse Netball SA vice of body shaming them

Two Mpumalanga Sunbirds netball players have written a letter to Netball South Africa (NSA) accusing vice president Christine du Preez of body shaming them after an incident that happened during the Telkom Netball League (TNL) last month.

Do Kaizer Chiefs even want to progress past PWD Bamenda in the Champions League?

While his ex-boss competes for the 2019-20 Caf Champions League final against Zamalek as coach of Al Ahly this weekend‚ it seems some representation of the gradual decline of Kaizer Chiefs that Khama Billiat will hope to help the limping club past the 2020-21 opening round.

Unlike Proteas‚ England know where they stand on Black Lives Matter

With clarity that’s lacking from his South African counterparts‚ England limited overs captain Eoin Morgan said their commitment to causes is always a collective one that puts the players’ needs first.

MacBeth Sibaya: Some players at Kaizer Chiefs are just not good enough

Former Bafana Bafana and Moroka Swallows midfield strongman MacBeth Sibaya believes that some of the current Kaizer Chiefs players are not of the required standard for a club of that magnitude.

Booth and Igesund: All South Africans should get behind Pitso and Al Ahly

Former Mamelodi Sundowns defender Matthew Booth has said that victory for Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane in the Caf Champions League final in Egypt on night will be momentous for him and the country.

Peterson: Proteas need a plan for England’s threats with bat and ball

Former South Africa spinner Robin Peterson says the Proteas players need to have solid plans to counter England’s double batting and bowling threats in the T20 series that starts at Newlands on Friday night.

Return of fans policy unfair, says Leeds Bielsa

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa said fans should not be allowed back into Premier League stadiums until all clubs had been given the green light for supporters to return.

Kenya's Kosgei dismisses fears over Delhi pollution, virus

Women's marathon world record holder Brigid Kosgei said she was gearing up for New Delhi's half-marathon on Sunday, dismissing fears around the novel Covid-19 outbreak and polluted air in the capital city.

Athletes chuffed as ASA confirms 2021 calendar

SA’s top athletes welcomed the Athletics SA (ASA) calendar for next year and are ready to make up for wasted time. It has been a frustrating year as athletes were not able to compete and qualify for the Tokyo Olympics next year.
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