Van Garderen to return at Vuelta

2015-07-29 20:26

Tejay van Garderen will return to racing at the Vuelta a Espana after an illness forced the American cyclist out of the Tour de France.


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South Africa

5 Africans to watch at the world champs

2015-07-29 19:15

Ahead of the world swimming championships in Russia, here are five southern African names to look out for in the pool.

Tour de France

MTN ditches Qhubeka team

2015-07-29 11:01

Citing tough market conditions, cellphone giant MTN has confirmed its withdrawal as headline sponsor of the MTN-Qhubeka cycling team.

Tour de France

Froome ponders rare TDF-Vuelta double

2015-07-28 09:10

Chris Froome celebrated his second Tour de France triumph with a bacon sandwich before chewing over the appetising prospect of a rare grand tour double.

Tour de France

Suspicion makes TDF win Froome's best

2015-07-27 09:40

Chris Froome admitted he'd been "up against everything" at the Tour de France where he was accused of cheating.

Tour de France

Paris police open fire at car at TDF

2015-07-26 12:41

Police have opened fire at a car which drove through barriers set up for the final stage of the Tour de France in central Paris.

Other Sport

African league players snubbed for NBA game

2015-07-26 15:00

The first National Basketball Association (NBA) Africa game will take place on Saturday – but the sold-out event does not feature any African league players.

South Africa

SA’s Ho has a golden glow

2015-07-25 20:50

Distance swimming ace Chad Ho won SA’s first ever 5km gold medal in the Open Water event at the FINA World Championships.

Other Sport

Fanning returns to the water

2015-07-25 12:49

Mick Fanning has returned to the water for his first surf since surviving a shark attack off the coast of South Africa last weekend.

South Africa

Banff is back with films of adventures

2015-07-29 15:18

This October the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to SA, bringing with it films of adventures by ski, bike, rock, ropes and on water.

Other Sport

Brady 'Deflate-gate' ban upheld

2015-07-29 10:58

New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady's four-match ban over the "Deflate-gate" scandal has been upheld.

Other Sport

IOC 'confident' of strong new US bid

2015-07-28 08:16

The IOC says it is "confident" the US could find a "strong candidate" to host the 2024 Games, despite Boston pulling out.

Tour de France

British press toast Froome TDF win

2015-07-27 08:20

Britain's newspapers toasted cyclist Chris Froome as the first Briton to win the Tour de France twice.

Other Sport

Boxing SA urged to fire suspended CEO after guilty rap

2015-07-26 16:09

Advocate Sicelo Mthethwa has strongly recommended that Boxing SA (BSA) fire its suspended CEO Moffat Qithi with immediate effect.

Tour de France

Fatherhood will make me hungrier - Froome

2015-07-26 09:23

Chris Froome is set to be crowned Tour de France champion for the second time, but he is already planning his next success.

Tour de France

Froome closes in on TDF win

2015-07-25 17:25

Chris Froome has all but sewed up his second Tour de France victory after holding off a stirring fightback by Nairo Quintana.

International Athletics

Victorious Farah thanks fans

2015-07-25 10:28

Mo Farah thanked the British public after being roared to victory in the fastest 3000m time of the year at the London Diamond League meeting.

South Africa

Team SA named for African Games

2015-07-29 14:01

SASCOC has named the SA team to compete at the 11th edition of the African Games in Brazzaville, Congo in September.

South Africa

Silver Ferns too strong for Proteas

2015-07-28 19:12

New Zealand's Silver Ferns have handed the Proteas a netball lesson in their World Cup build-up Test in Auckland.

Tour de France

Froome, Quintana set for Tour rivalry

2015-07-27 12:13

Many both in the peloton and watching from afar may have groaned when Chris Froome said he intended to ride on for another six to eight years.

Tour de France

Froome wins 2nd Tour de France title

2015-07-26 19:45

Briton Chris Froome of Team Sky has won his second Tour de France title when he finished safely in the bunch on the last stage.

South African Athletics

Van Niekerk, Van Zyl impress in London

2015-07-26 10:34

South African champion and record holder, Wayde van Niekerk, again impressed by winning the 400m at the Diamond League in London.

Tour de France

Ill Froome 'died a thousand deaths'

2015-07-25 21:42

Tour de France leader Chris Froome said he felt like he was "dying a thousand deaths" on the final climb to Alpe d'Huez.

Other Sport

Ho wins gold after photo finish

2015-07-25 13:38

Chad Ho won the men’s 5km Open Water swim in a photo finish to claim SA's first medal at the World Championships.

Tour de France

Froome slams Nibali's attack

2015-07-25 09:23

Chris Froome hit out at Vincenzo Nibali for launching his attack just when the Briton suffered a mechanical problem.


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