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CAPE TOWN – South African team captain Marcos Ondruska said the entire team is ecstatic at the prospect of playing in front of their friends and families in the upcoming Davis Cup.Kelvin Grove Club in Cape Town will be the venue to host South Africa’s crucial Euro/Africa Group 2 Davis Cup tie against Bulgaria on […]

PARIS – Belgium and the Netherlands both cruised to 4-0 wins over Scotland and Estonia respectively in Euro 2020 qualifying on Monday, while Germany claimed a crucial victory over Northern Ireland in their bid to qualify for next year’s finals.Roberto Martinez’s Belgium, the world-number-one ranked side, were not at their best but still swatted aside […]

LONDON – England cricket greats Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss have been given knighthoods by Theresa May in her resignation honours list.Boycott and Strauss both received the honour for their services to sport after outstanding careers for England.“We couldn’t be more delighted that Sir Andrew Strauss joins other giants within the sport who have been […]

LONDON – Premier League champions Manchester City are the first team to have spent more than 1 billion euros to assemble their squad, a study has shown.Data from the Swiss-based CIES Football Observatory showed that City have spent 1.014 billion euros on their current squad. French champions Paris St-Germain were second having spent 913 million […]

CAPE TOWN – There have been big changes in the World Rugby rankings on Monday.The Springboks have risen to the fourth position, All Blacks moving to second with Ireland occupying the top spot.From being top of the rankings just three weeks ago, back-to-back defeats to Ireland and a win for South Africa against Japan have […]

JOHANNESBURG – Cricket South Africa announced the appointment of Amol Muzumdar as the interim batting coach for the Proteas three-match Test series against India next month.Muzumdar’s previous coaching appointments have included being the batting coach of Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, coaching the India under-19 and under-23 sides and being batting coach of the Netherlands […]

JOHANNESBURG – It’s taken less than a month for Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic to make his mark at Zamalek as his new team won the Egyptian Cup.A brace from Moroccan striker Achraf Bencharki and another strike from Youssef Ibrahim completed an emphatic 3-0 win over Pyramids FC in Alexandria on Sunday night.The win brings to an […]

CAPE TOWN – The funeral of former Springbok wing Chester Williams, who died last Friday, has been confirmed for Saturday.Williams’ funeral will take place at Newlands Rugby Stadium on Saturday starting at noon.The 49-year-old reportedly died from a suspected heart attack.The University of the Western Cape will be remembering the legend in a memorial service […]

CAPE TOWN – Leg spinner Suné Luus continues in her role as stand-in captain for the Proteas Women’s team for the tour of India following the absence of Dane van Niekerk who is injured.The tour consists of five T20 International matches followed by three One-Day Internationals.The squad sees the return to action of fast bowler […]

JOHANNESBURG – The Proteas have opted for a different approach when it comes to batting ahead of their three-match Test series against India.Cricket South Africa announced on Monday that Amol Muzumdar, a name not familiar to many South African cricket fans, will take up the role as interim batting coach.The move could potentially be a […]