Netball Proteas head off to the World Cup

2019-06-26 18:37

The Proteas have their best chance in 25 years of winning a medal at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool next month.


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IOC reforms Olympic host city race

2019-06-26 15:36

The IOC has adopted a host of reforms to streamline the troubled process of hosting and awarding the Olympic Games in a bid to avoid having "too many losers".

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IOC to oversee boxing at 2020 Olympics

2019-06-26 13:01

Members of the International Olympic Committee have voted unanimously to suspend recognition of amateur boxing's troubled governing body.


IAAF takes action to halt order allowing Caster Semenya to run

2019-06-26 10:12

The IAAF has submitted a request to overturn an order allowing Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking testosterone-reducing medication.

Water Sport

Canoeing SA name strong marathon world champs team

2019-06-25 16:33

Canoeing South Africa has named a strong side for the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Shaoxing, China from October 17-20.

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Dutchman swims epic ice-skating course threatened by climate change

2019-06-24 20:34

A Dutchman has completed a marathon swim along the route of the country's most famed ice skating race -- which has not been held for two decades as climate change bites.


Sweden's Bahta gets 1-year backdated ban after missing tests

2019-06-24 17:04

Meraf Bahta, European 5,000m champion in 2014, has been served a backdated one-year ban after failing to properly disclose her location for doping tests.


Thompson completes sprint double at Jamaican championships

2019-06-24 09:09

Elaine Thompson won the 200m to complete a sprint double at the Jamaican Athletics Championships as she continues her return from an injury marred 2018.

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NBA superstar Curry targets Tokyo Olympics

2019-06-23 18:20

Three-time NBA champion Steph Curry looks to have his sights on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics - and a gold medal that would complete his career set.

Tour de France

Gilbert overlooked for Tour de France start

2019-06-26 12:58

Paris-Roubaix winner Philippe Gilbert will not compete in next month's Tour de France after failing to make his Deceuninck team.

South Africa

Final field for Durban July confirmed

2019-06-26 09:53

The top horses in the betting for the 2019 Durban July drew well when the final field for the R4.25 million, Grade 1 event was announced.

Tour de France

'Excited' Ewan will make Tour de France debut in Brussels

2019-06-25 17:44

Australian Caleb Ewan will make his Tour de France debut in the opening stage in Brussels on July 6 after being included in the Lotto Soudal team.

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Wladimir Klitschko rescued from burning yacht

2019-06-25 14:40

Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has been rescued by the Spanish coastguard after the luxury yacht he was onboard caught fire.


Ex-IAAF chief Lamine Diack to stand trial in France - sources

2019-06-24 13:08

Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of world athletics' ruling body the IAAF, and his son Papa Massata Diack are to stand trial on charges of corruption.


Bernal seals Tour de Suisse title

2019-06-23 17:03

Colombian climber Egan Bernal wrapped up victory in the Tour de Suisse in the perfect warm-up for his title at next month's Tour de France.

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IOC inaugurates new Lausanne headquarters

2019-06-23 14:11

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opened its new headquarters, built on its previous site in the Swiss city of Lausanne.

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Kingston remains king after Stomping Grounds

2019-06-26 15:27

Kofi Kingston continued his rule over the WWE Championship, getting past his arch-nemesis Dolf Ziggler at Stomping Grounds.

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SA's Scott claimed by Baltimore Orioles

2019-06-26 10:47

South Africa's Tayler Scott has been snapped up by the Baltimore Orioles after the Seattle Mariners put him on a waiver.

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IOC gives breakdancing green light for Paris 2024

2019-06-25 19:43

The International Olympic Committee voted to approve the addition of breakdancing, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing to the Paris 2024 Games.

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Russian biathletes banned for 4 years over mass doping

2019-06-25 17:30

Russian biathletes Alexandr Pechenkin and Alexander Chernyshov were each banned for four years for doping violations linked to a state-run doping scheme.

Water Sport

Oellerman, Van Rooyen make Berg women's history

2019-06-25 13:43

Maties student Tracey Oellerman has set her sights on completing her first Berg River Canoe Marathon and convinced her maths teacher to join her.

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Tearful Antetokounmpo named NBA Most Valuable Player

2019-06-25 09:56

Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the 2018-19 regular season.

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IOC votes to choose 2026 Winter Olympics hosts

2019-06-24 17:07

IOC members will decide between bids by Stockholm/Are and Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo in the race to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games.

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Coca-Cola, Mengniu sign Olympic sponsorship deal

2019-06-24 11:22

Coca-Cola and Chinese dairy firm Mengniu have signed a deal to become joint sponsors of the Olympic Games from 2021 to 2032.

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Bodies of 7 climbers retrieved from Indian mountain

2019-06-23 18:07

The bodies of seven climbers killed on India's second highest mountain have been retrieved, capping a nearly month-long search in treacherous Himalayan terrain.


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