Olympic champ Chalmers to have heart surgery

2017-05-24 07:08

Australian Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers has pulled out of July's FINA World Championship in Budapest to have surgery for a worsening heart condition.


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International Athletics

Sub 2-hour marathon nearly man Kipchoge out of World Championships

2017-05-24 07:48

Kenyan athletics selectors have been forced into wholesale changes to the marathon team for the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London.

International Cycling

'Terrible' toilet stop wrecks Dumoulin hopes

2017-05-24 07:30

Giro d'Italia leader Tom Dumoulin suffered a "terrible" day but refused to blame his rivals for capitalising on an unscheduled toilet stop.

South Africa

Polocrosse world champions SA sweep Australia Down Under

2017-05-23 09:05

Reigning Polocrosse world champions, South Africa, recently returned from a three-Test series in Australia.

International Cycling

Kangert blow for mourning Astana team

2017-05-22 16:40

The Astana cycling team suffered a fresh blow when leader Tanel Kangert was ruled out for the season after breaking two bones in a crash on the Giro d'Italia.

South Africa

SA ropes in more African boxers

2017-05-21 06:04

South African professional boxing is currently experiencing a flood of fighters from all over the continent to further their careers in local rings.

Other Sport

Scores of defective Rio medals fall apart

2017-05-20 10:31

Scores of cherished medals awarded at the Rio Olympics are falling to pieces and will be replaced, red-faced 2016 Games organisers said.

Other Sport

McGregor applies for Nevada fight licence - reports

2017-05-20 06:30

Conor McGregor took another step toward making a fight with retired boxing champion Floyd Mayweather by reportedly applying for a boxing licence.

Other Sport

Four climbers found dead on Everest

2017-05-24 10:13

The bodies of four climbers have been found inside a tent on Everest, taking the death toll on the world's highest peak this spring season to 10.

South Africa

McGregor to defend Molokai title

2017-05-23 07:59

This weekend sees multiple world champion Hank McGregor defend his Molokai Challenge title against the best surfski paddlers in the world.

Other Sport

O.J. Simpson in line for early prison release

2017-05-23 07:14

O.J. Simpson could be released from prison this year after spending nearly a decade behind bars.

Other Sport

SA Everest permit-dodger released on $10 bail

2017-05-22 15:24

A South African who was detained in Nepal for trying to climb Mount Everest without a permit was released on bail after paying a $10 bond.

International Cycling

Jungels wins Giro Stage 15, Dumoulin retains pink

2017-05-21 19:30

Luxembourg's Bob Jungels, of the Trek team, sprinted to victory in the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia as race leader Tom Dumoulin retained the pink jersey.

Other Sport

Who will make it great?

2017-05-21 06:04

The fight between Brook and Spence is set to be a 12-round battle of the nations.

International Cycling

Ullrich quits Cologne race role - after 3 days

2017-05-20 10:22

Germany's only Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich has resigned as sports director of a professional race in Cologne due to negative media reaction.

Other Sport

Champion Mexican boxer killed in car crash

2017-05-20 07:27

Authorities have confirmed that former boxing champion David "Tornado" Sanchez and his brother have been killed in a car crash in northern Mexico.

International Cycling

Nibali wins stage, Dumoulin keeps lead

2017-05-23 18:37

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali pipped Spanish rival Mikel Landa to victory in a dramatic 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia.

International Athletics

Thompson headlines Paris Diamond League

2017-05-22 21:48

Jamaica's double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson will headline the Paris Diamond League meet on July 1.

International Cycling

It's climbers v Dumoulin as Giro heads upwards

2017-05-22 17:07

An array of punishing climbs at the Giro d'Italia stand between time trial specialist Tom Dumoulin making history as the first Dutch winner of the race's pink jersey.

South African Athletics

Defending champ Wostmann out of Comrades

2017-05-22 13:53

Caroline Wostmann will not defend her Comrades Marathon 'Up-Run' title on June 4 after losing a race against time to recover from a hamstring injury.

International Cycling

Kiwi Bennett captures Tour of California title

2017-05-21 06:20

New Zealand's George Bennett won the Tour of California title Saturday by 35 seconds with American Evan Huffman capturing the final stage.

International Cycling

Dumoulin denies Quintana to win Giro 14th stage

2017-05-20 19:40

Tom Dumoulin further underlined his Giro d'Italia victory ambitions by stunning rival Nairo Quintana to claim victory on the 14th stage.

International Cycling

Vinokourov in court on race-fixing charges

2017-05-20 10:24

Alexandre Vinokourov is to face trial accused of paying off a rival in the final few hundred metres of the Belgian classic Liege-Bastogne-Liege race.

Other Sport

Patriots star Brady inks Aston Martin deal

2017-05-20 10:17

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady announced a multi-year endorsement deal with British luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin.


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