Ewan sprints to Stage 3 win at Tour Down Under

2017-01-19 10:16

Emerging sprinter Caleb Ewan won his second stage at the season-opening Tour Down Under in Australia.


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South Africa

Big guns converge for Drak Challenge showdown

2017-01-18 15:33

The Drak Challenge is set to get underway in spectacular fashion as a star-studded field of some of the worlds top river paddlers square up.

South African Cycling

Italian duo back with serious intent

2017-01-18 12:14

Last year Italians Damiano Ferraro and Samuele Porro arrived at the Absa Cape Epic as dark horses.

South Africa

Drak entries match rising water levels

2017-01-17 21:28

Buoyed by a month of exhilarating paddling on the full uMzimkhulu River, entries are pouring in for this weekend's Drak Challenge canoe marathon.

International Athletics

Bekele to run London with eye on world record

2017-01-17 12:12

Kenenisa Bekele will make another attempt at claiming the world record over the classic 26.2 mile distance when he leads a stellar field for the London marathon.

South Africa

Dettori heads for Sun Met as final field finalised

2017-01-17 08:55

Legendary jockey Frankie Dettori will ride Durban July winner The Conglomerate for trainer Joey Ramsden in the R5 million Sun Met.

Other Sport

Olympic champion Wilkie too fast for lifeguard's liking

2017-01-16 21:16

Olympic swimming champion David Wilkie revealed he tore up his health club member's card after being accused of....swimming too fast.

South African Athletics

Reaching beyond the finishing line

2017-01-15 10:30

After a world-beating Rio Olympics, SA athletes adopt novel approaches to improve this year. Simnikiwe Xabanisa spoke to their coaches.

South Africa

Anaconda fancies her jab at top award

2017-01-15 06:07

Bukiwe "Anaconda” Nonina believes her success in the ring has paved the way for her to win the SA Female Boxer of the Year award.

Other Sport

Vote for new Laureus award and win a trip to Monaco!

2017-01-18 14:44

Vote for the new Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year award and you could win a trip to Monaco!

South Africa

Henderson seeks one-of-a-kind K1 Dusi finish

2017-01-18 08:53

Caroline Henderson is preparing to become the first woman over 60-years-old to finish the 2017 Dusi Canoe Marathon in a K1.

South Africa

Top EFC star suspended after failed drug test

2017-01-17 14:25

Former EFC welterweight champion Michiel Opperman has tested positive for a banned substance.

International Athletics

Sumgong out to retain London marathon title

2017-01-17 12:08

Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong will defend her London title in April against one of the strongest fields ever assembled for a city race.

International Cycling

Ewan beats 'stinking' heat to grab Tour lead

2017-01-17 08:18

Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan defied a heatwave to claim the opening stage of the UCI season-opening Tour Down Under.

International Athletics

Trusted doctors to watch Kenyan runners for doping

2017-01-16 18:31

A 'trustable' team of doctors will start monitoring Kenya's top runners in a bid to stamp out doping that has tainted the country's athletics.

South Africa

Sun Met: A blend of racing and style

2017-01-16 16:05

The Sun Met celebrated with Mumm is the event that the “who’s who” of SA's social hierarchy regard as an affair not to be missed on their annual social calendar.

International Cycling

Contador gunning for last Tour with Trek

2017-01-13 21:58

Veteran climber Alberto Contador says he and his new Trek-Segafredo team will arrive fresh and primed for the 2017 Tour de France.

South African Cycling

Sauser: Why I came out of retirement

2017-01-18 12:14

Swiss mountain biking maestro Christoph Sauser has come out of retirement in a bid to win the Absa Cape Epic for a sixth time.

International Cycling

Porte nabs Stage 2 with bold breakaway

2017-01-18 08:31

Richie Porte buried his demons from two years ago by demolishing his rivals and clinching the second stage of the Tour Down Under.

International Athletics

Kipchoge aims for sub 2-hour marathon

2017-01-18 09:00

Kenya's Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge says his ambition to break the two-hour marathon barrier will override all other considerations this year.

South Africa

South African boat takes third at Cape2Rio

2017-01-17 08:26

South African entrant Lion of Africa Vulcan has finished third in the 2017 Cape2Rio presented by Maserati.

South African Athletics

SA relay team prepare for Tokyo 2020 Games

2017-01-16 22:17

Athletics South Africa has announced a 33-member national relay preparation squad for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

South African Athletics

Comrades Marathon announces route change

2017-01-16 10:17

The Comrades Marathon Association has announced the official distance and route changes for the 2017 edition.

South Africa

KO Kid declares year of ruling the ring

2017-01-15 06:06

Cruiserweight champ Kevin Lerena is adamant that he will succeed in his hunt for a world title as he shows great skill in the ring.

Other Sport

Red Rum jockey Fletcher dies

2017-01-13 19:25

Brian Fletcher, who rode the legendary Red Rum to two of his three Grand National victories, has died aged 69.


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