Le Clos launches academy in Cape Town

2018-04-20 19:13

Four-time Olympic medallist Chad le Clos has launched his very own world-class swimming academy in Cape Town.


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France's Pinot wins Tour of the Alps

2018-04-20 16:40

French climb specialist Thibaut Pinot won cycling's Tour of the Alps with Ukraine's Mark Padun claiming victory in the fifth and final stage.


Solo Sanchez break seals Alps win as Pinot holds lead

2018-04-19 18:55

Luis Leon Sanchez launched a trademark late break to win stage four of the Tour of the Alps as French climber Thibaut Pinot kept the overall lead.

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Pacquiao to launch own cryptocurrency

2018-04-18 19:29

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao says he will launch a cryptocurrency to connect with fans, but also backed the regulation of virtual currencies.


DiData's O'Connor wins Alps third stage

2018-04-18 16:25

Australian Ben O'Connor won the third stage of the Tour of the Alps with Britain's four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome finishing sixth.


Sniffer dogs join war on doping in UK

2018-04-18 07:10

Sniffer dogs and a 50 percent increase in tests are among the wide-ranging new measures to be used in UK Anti-Doping's war on drug cheats.


Former Armstrong doctor provided drugs to Spanish track team

2018-04-17 19:00

Spain's Olympic track cycling team from Atlanta 1996 was supplied banned substances by Lance Armstrong's disgraced former doctor Michele Ferrari.


Bilbao wins, Froome fifth in Tour of the Alps Stage 1

2018-04-16 18:32

Spaniard Pello Bilbao won the first stage of the Tour of the Alps with Chris Froome in fifth as he competes despite an ongoing doping probe.

Commonwealth Games

Life after Bolt: New-look Jamaica fail Commonwealth test

2018-04-16 10:39

As Usain Bolt partied into the early hours and hung out with movie stars at the Commonwealth Games, it wasn't so much fun for the Jamaica track team he left behind.

Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games boss sorry for dull closing ceremony

2018-04-16 08:51

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games chief Peter Beattie admits organizers botched Sunday's closing ceremony.


Heyns, Du Toit crowned Winelands champs

2018-04-15 16:22

Gert Heyns and Arno du Toit claimed their second stage win to secure overall honours on the final day of the Winelands Encounter mountain bike race.

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Pacquiao says age is no barrier to success

2018-04-20 14:01

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao insists that his advancing years are no barrier to success.


Boston Marathon winner Kawauchi to quit his day job

2018-04-19 12:23

The Japanese high school clerk who sensationally won the Boston Marathon despite having neither a coach nor a sponsor is packing in his day job and turning pro.


Moolman-Pasio achieves best result in Belgium

2018-04-18 18:25

South Africa's Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio achieved her best result yet in Fleche Wallonne, climbing to second place.


Yorkshire 'homecoming' for Cavendish

2018-04-18 12:25

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka has confirmed that Mark Cavendish will make his return to racing at the upcoming Tour de Yorkshire in early May.

Commonwealth Games

Ramaphosa hails Team SA's Commonwealth Games success

2018-04-17 20:15

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa congratulated Team South Africa on bringing home 37 medals from the 2018 Commonwealth Games.


Lopez wins, Froome fourth in Tour of the Alps Stage 2

2018-04-17 15:56

Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez won the second stage of the Tour of the Alps with Britain's four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome finishing fourth.


French athlete missing after leaving PE hotel

2018-04-16 17:23

A French triathlete has gone missing in South Africa after walking out of his hotel in the middle of the night before he was due to participate in a race.

South Africa

Kyle Buckingham wins IRONMAN title in PE

2018-04-16 10:08

South Africa's Kyle Buckingham has won the 2018 Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship in Port Elizabeth.


Froome continues Giro warm-up despite doping probe

2018-04-15 15:26

Chris Froome continues his preparations for the Giro d'Italia at next week's Tour of the Alps despite his case remaining under consideration by cycling's anti-doping unit.


Armstrong in R60m settlement for US fraud case

2018-04-20 06:51

Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay a large amount in order to settle the looming federal fraud case stemming from his drug-fuelled Tour de France reign.

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The very real world of WWE wrestling

2018-04-19 10:12

It may not be for everyone, but World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) global popularity is undeniable, writes Lloyd Burnard.


Alaphilippe ends one-day classic drought with Fleche win

2018-04-18 19:24

Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe earned the greatest win of his career when he claimed victory in the Fleche Wallonne one-day classic in Belgium.

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Matthysse vows fight 'to the death' v Pacquiao

2018-04-18 12:49

World champion Lucas Matthysse has vowed a fight "to the death" in his July title defence against Manny Pacquiao.


Kawauchi, Linden win landmark Boston Marathon titles

2018-04-16 19:30

Desiree Linden became the first American woman since 1985 to win the Boston Marathon while Japan's Yuki Kawauchi captured another marathon victory.

Commonwealth Games

SASCOC to fork out R1.5m to Team SA medal winners

2018-04-16 11:58

SASCOC will pay out nearly R1.5 million to the medal winners - and their coaches - at the recent concluded Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast.

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Shark fears cancel elite surf competition in Australia

2018-04-18 07:30

An elite global surfing championship in west Australia has been cancelled after two shark attacks near the event.


Valgren drops Sagan, Valverde to win Amstel Gold Race

2018-04-15 18:33

Denmark's Michael Valgren of Astana won the Amstel Gold Race, beating Roman Kreuziger in a cat-and-mouse finale.

Commonwealth Games

Disappointed Blitzboks aiming to bounce back

2018-04-15 13:41

The Blitzboks missed out on a podium finish at the Commonwealth Games and have now set their sights on the remaining two objectives they aim to achieve this season


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