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NAIROBI – Police were interrogating the husband of Kenyan distance running star Agnes Tirop on Friday after she was stabbed to death in a killing that has shocked her home country and the world of athletics. Emmanuel Rotich was arrested following a dramatic late-night chase in the coastal city of Mombasa on Thursday. Police said […]

JOHANNESBURG – Nearly four months after the original date for the Indian Premier League (IPL) final, cricket’s premier tournament wraps up on Friday, 15 October when the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) meet the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the finale. The tournament went on hiatus after India faced a surge in COVID-19 cases at the […]

CPE TOWN – Everything and the kitchen sink are what the South African teams are looking to throw at their opponents in the final round of the away leg of the United Rugby Championship this weekend. Last week, the South African teams managed two wins from four games, which is vastly better than the previous […]

NAIROBI – Kenyan police on Thursday arrested the husband of record-breaking runner Agnes Tirop, who was stabbed to death in a killing that has shocked her home country and the world of athletics. Emmanuel Rotich was nabbed in the coastal city of Mombasa over the death of the 25-year-old double world championships medallist and Olympian, […]

PARIS – Injury-hit South African World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe arrived in Toulon on Thursday to start a new chapter in his French Top 14 career despite a question mark over when he will actually play his first game. The 27-year-old winger, who has moved on a three-year deal from Toulouse, injured his right knee […]

LONDON – Struggling Newcastle find themselves in the unusual position of being the Premier League’s headline act at the start of their Saudi-led revolution this weekend. So often consigned to the margins during decades of underachievement, all eyes will be on the club on Sunday when they host Tottenham in their first match since the […]

PARIS, FRANCE – The route for the inaugural women’s Tour de France was unveiled on Thursday with eight stages, embarking from the Eiffel Tower on July 24 next year. The first complete edition of the women’s version of cycling’s iconic race starts on the day the 109th edition of the men’s Tour ends. After a […]

MADRID, Spain – Barcelona midfielder Pedri has agreed a contract extension until 2026, with the deal including a one-billion-euro ($1.16 billion) release clause, the club announced on Thursday. “FC Barcelona and the player, Pedro Gonzalez ‘Pedri’, have agreed a contract extension until 30 June 2026. The release clause is set at 1 billon euros,” the […]

NAIROBI – Kenyan police were on Thursday hunting for the husband of record-breaking runner Agnes Tirop who was stabbed to death in an incident that has shocked her home country and the world of athletics. Tirop’s husband Emmanuel Rotich was named by police as a suspect in the death of the 25-year-old double world championships […]

CAPE TOWN – The SPAR Proteas are gearing up for high-profile games against top UK sides as they ramp up their preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham next year. The South African national netball team will face Ireland, Wales and Scotland and will return home on 28 October. This tour replaces the Margaret Beckford […]