Top 5 must-watch weekend sporting events

2017-10-20 17:47

It's the weekend! But the sporting world never sleeps, so hang on tight and be sure to watch these FIVE events .


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South African Cycling

Early attacks, sprint finishes at Cape Pioneer Trek

2017-10-19 17:27

Stage 5 of the Cape Pioneer Trek was decided by mere seconds despite both the men's and the women's races featuring an early break.

South African Cycling

Women’s race hots up at Cape Pioneer Trek

2017-10-18 16:57

The sun came out during the Cape Pioneer Trek with Robyn de Groot & Sabine Spitz racing to stage victory on the singletracks of George.

South African Cycling

Hatherly, Beers in Cape Pioneer Trek three-peat

2017-10-17 17:05

The team of Alan Hatherly and Matt Beers were too strong for the opposition and sprinted to victory on stage three of the Cape Pioneer Trek.

International Cycling

Froome wins Velo d'Or award for 3rd time

2017-10-17 14:29

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has capped his season by winning the Velo d'Or award as the best rider of 2017.

South African Cycling

Hatherly, Beers reign supreme in the wind

2017-10-16 17:10

Alan Hatherly and Matt Beers conquered the wind and their Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, rivals to secure Stage 2 victory.

South Africa

It’s youth vs experience in this ‘Four go to War’

2017-10-15 06:01

It will be a matter of youth versus experience when Azinga “Golden Boy” Fuzile and Tshifhiwa “The Atomic Spider” ­Munyai collide over 10 rounds at Emperors Palace.

Other Sport

Tyson Fury promises 'three big fights' in 2018

2017-10-13 06:31

Britain's troubled former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury says he will have "three big fights" in 2018.

Other Sport

Boxer cuts sparring over brain injury fears

2017-10-12 14:03

Northern Irish boxer Carl Frampton says he has cut his sparring regime by more than half to reduce his chances of developing brain damage.

South African Cycling

TransCape will give Gary Kirsten new perspective

2017-10-10 13:52

Gary Kirsten is relishing the chance to view the region from a different perspective when he takes part in the TransCape mountain bike race next year.

Tour de France

Valverde to miss Tour de France

2017-10-09 15:24

Top Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde has revealed that he would target the Giro d'Italia and la Vuelta a Espana next season, but said he would skip the Tour de France.

Other Sport

Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand

2017-10-18 17:29

US President Donald Trump slammed the National Football League again for not forcing players to stand for the national anthem.

Tour de France

Steep challenge for Froome in 2018 Tour de France

2017-10-17 22:41

Chris Froome could face his toughest Tour de France challenge so far in 2018 after organisers unveiled a route potentially unfavourable to the reigning champion.

Tour de France

Five key stages on the 2018 Tour de France

2017-10-17 17:10

These are five of the potentially decisive stages on the 2018 Tour de France route unveiled by race organisers.

International Cycling

Steep challenge for Froome in 2018 TDF

2017-10-17 12:55

Chris Froome could face his toughest Tour de France challenge so far in 2018 after organisers unveiled a new route.

Other Sport

Tokyo's 1964 Olympic flame went out 4 years ago

2017-10-16 11:23

A flame from the 1964 Tokyo Olympic torch that was supposed to be kept alight eternally actually went out four years ago.

International Cycling

Wiggins' coach axed by British Cycling - reports

2017-10-13 19:57

Heiko Salzwedel, who coached his British team pursuit colleagues to 2016 Olympic gold, has been sacked by British Cycling, according to reports.

International Cycling

Bakelants to undergo 'urgent' back surgery

2017-10-12 18:56

Belgian cyclist Jan Bakelants will undergo "urgent" surgery on the injury he suffered in last weekend's horror crash in the Giro di Lombardia.

International Athletics

Coe calls for track and field revolution

2017-10-12 07:59

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe has told AFP he wants a radical review of track and field to ensure it survives as a spectator sport.

International Cycling

Degenkolb to start training following breathing problem

2017-10-10 07:11

John Degenkolb will resume training in two weeks following breathing problems that left him in hospital.

South African Athletics

SA All-Comers Record smashed at 10K CITYSURFRUN

2017-10-08 19:37

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei smashed the South African All-Comers Record at the inaugural 10K CITYSURFRUN.

Lifesaving SA

Monty donates victory cheque to SA Children’s Home

2017-10-19 10:32

Percy Montgomery has donated his victory cheque from the Lifesaving South Africa National Championship Celebrity Challenge to the SA Children’s Home.

Other Sport

Pole dancing an Olympic sport?

2017-10-17 18:19

Pole dancing has been recognised by an international sports body and organisers hope they can take it all the way to the Olympic Games.

Other Sport

Biles chooses new coach for comeback

2017-10-17 15:36

Olympic gymnastics queen Simone Biles has appointed a new coach as she begins her comeback to the sport after a year-long break.

International Cycling

Ravine fall victim Bakelants out of intensive care

2017-10-16 20:24

Jan Bakelants, who broke two vertebrae and suffered seven rib fractures in a shocking fall during the Giro di Lombardia is out of intensive care.

South African Cycling

Hoffman lands Satellite title after smart ride

2017-10-16 11:48

The new finish of the Bestmed Satellite Championship road cycling classic supposedly favoured climbers, but Nolan Hoffman was fast to disprove that theory.

South African Athletics

SA elite show potential for Commonwealth Games

2017-10-13 13:19

South Africa's top athletes are on target for a promising campaign at the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast in Australia.

Other Sport

Santa Cruz defends featherweight crown, eyes Mares, Frampton

2017-10-12 21:26

Mexico's Leo Santa Cruz defends his World Boxing Association featherweight title against American Chris Avalos this weekend.

Other Sport

Is esports a real sport?

2017-10-11 13:16

Barry Louzada unpacks the myths surrounding esports and whether or not it should be considered a 'real' sport.

Other Sport

Man blinded by baseball sues the sport

2017-10-10 07:01

A man blinded in the left eye by an errant ball in one of a series of recent baseball stadium injuries is suing Major League Baseball and the Chicago Cubs.

International Cycling

Italian Trentin wins Paris-Tours

2017-10-08 19:12

Italy's Matteo Trentin continued his fine season by winning the historic Paris-Tours one-day classic race.


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