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Daily sports wrap: Federer secures Wimbledon legacy

2017-07-17 18:29

Cape Town - Sport24 produces - get this - over 100 articles a day. Yes, we're that awesome!

So naturally there'll be a few articles that even our most ardent readers will miss.

On the off chance you are one of those, here are our top FIVE stories that might have slipped your browser feed today!

1. IAAF SUSPENDS FREDERICKS

Track and field's governing body, the IAAF, has provisionally suspended its Council member Frankie Fredericks.

The former Namibian sprinter is being investigated for alleged corruption suspected of being linked to the 2016 Olympics hosting vote.

CLICK here to read Fredricks' charges

2. LIONS FAVOURITES FOR SUPER RUGBY TITLE

According to the bookies, the Lions have been installed as joint-favourites for the 2017 Super Rugby title.

The Lions topped the overall log upon completion of the Conference phase and will have home ground advantage through to the final - should the progress that far.

CLICK here to read the odds for the Lions

3. WIMBLEDON FAN WEARS SKIRT AFTER HECKLING

Next time you attend a sporting event, be careful what you yell out...

A Wimbledon fan was invited on to court to put on skirt and face doubles player Kim Clijsters' serve after shouting advice during her friendly match on Friday. 

CLICK here to watch the hilarious video

4. TEAM SA TOP MEDAL TABLE AT U18 WORLD CUP

In the hype of Wimbledon, Proteas, F1 and Super Rugby (we had a busy weekend), there were several South Africans that shone in the athletics world...

South Africa achieved the nation's best ever medal haul at a major global athletics championship - finishing top of the table at the IAAF World U18 Championships in Nairobi.

CLICK here to read the SA U18's performance

5. FEDERER TO PLAY UNTIL 40?!

Roger Federer is the talk of the town - er world - after becoming the oldest Wimbledon men's champion of the modern era.

With his 36th birthday just three weeks away, Federer believes that he could still be playing the tournament when he's 40!

CLICK here to read Federer's warning to his rivals

Images: Gallo/Getty/AP/YouTube

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