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LONDON – Liverpool midfielder Fabinho has signed a new long-term contract with the Premier League club, they announced on Tuesday. The Brazil international is the second key member of Jurgen Klopp’s first-team squad to extend their time at Anfield after Trent Alexander-Arnold completed a new deal last month. “I’m delighted to have signed a new […]

TOKYO – Sydney McLaughlin obliterated her own world record to claim a thrilling last-gasp victory over rival Dalilah Muhammad in the Olympic women’s 400m hurdles final on Wednesday. In another classic duel between the two dominant American hurdlers, McLaughlin surged past Muhammad just metres from the line to win in 51.46sec, slicing a whopping 0.44sec […]

DHAKA – Captain Matthew Wade has said Australia need to be brave as they look to bounce back after their first-ever Twenty20 defeat to Bangladesh. Spinner Nasum Ahmed was the star for the hosts in their 23-run win as Australia failed to chase a relatively small T20 target in the first of five matches in […]

JOHANNESBURG – South African athletes continue to participate at the Olympic Games on day 12. Overnight, swimmer Michelle Weber finished in 21st place in the women’s 10km swimming marathon. In the javelin qualifiers, Rocco van Rooyen couldn’t make the men’s javelin final. Van Rooyen threw 77.41m to place 13th. Skateboarder, Melissa Williams, finished 20th in […]

TOKYO, JAPAN – Anyone harbouring illusions as to the value Simone Biles attached to the bronze she won on the beam at the Olympics on Tuesday were set to right by the comeback queen herself. “It means more than all the golds” she told NBC. Her already storied career took flight in the most unexpected […]

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Rugby World Cup winners Pieter-Steph du Toit and Faf de Klerk will miss the series-deciding third Test against the British and Irish Lions in Cape Town on Saturday due to injury. Duane Vermeulen, the number eight hoping to make a miraculous comeback after a serious ankle injury, did not make the […]

TOKYO, JAPAN – Britain won the mixed triathlon relay at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday as Jonny Brownlee finally earned a gold medal in his third Games. The British team of Brownlee, triathlon individual silver medallist Alex Yee, Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown, who also won silver in the women’s event, finished 14 seconds clear […]

JOHANNESBURG – Team SA have a medal chance on Thursday after Kyle Blignaut’s effort of 20.97 saw him advance to the men’s shot-put final. On the track, it’s not such good news as Anaso Jobodwana, Clarence Munyai and Shaun Maswanganyi all missed out on a final spot in the 200m. In the women’s javelin, Jo-Ane […]

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JOHANNESBURG – AfriForum was the focus in Tuesday’s morning session of the Cricket for Social Justice and Nation-building (SJN) hearings as they made their presentation. Expanding on their document, “The Collapse of Cricket South Africa” published in November 2020, the presentation began with AfriForum CEO Kallie Kriel asserting that the organisation “is opposed to any […]