Semenya, Manyonga lead SA Commonwealth charge

2017-12-15 09:34

A total of 23 athletes have been included thus far in South Africa's preliminary team to the Commonwealth Games in April next year.

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International Cycling

Authorities slam Armstrong invite to Tour of Flanders

2017-12-15 08:43

Authorities in Belgium are objecting to an invitation to disgraced former champion Lance Armstrong as a guest of honour at next year's Tour of Flanders.

 
International Cycling

Movistar trio in tilt for Tour de France

2017-12-14 14:37

Movistar announced all three of Nairo Quintana, Alejandro Valverde and the newly recruited Mikel Landa will team up to ride the 2018 TDF.

 
South Africa

National coach hails Premier Hockey League

2017-12-14 12:13

National women’s hockey coach Sheldon Rostron has hailed the Premier Hockey League as an important part of the sport in the country.

 
International Cycling

Froome's asthma piles pressure on beleaguered Sky

2017-12-13 23:45

When Sky burst into the professional cycling world they proudly trumpeted to all who would listen their "zero tolerance" policy towards drugs.

 
South African Athletics

Wayde, Caster cash in after World Championships

2017-12-13 13:36

Wayde van Niekerk will pocket R250 000 and Caster Semenya R230 000 following their performances at the IAAF World Championships in London.

 
South Africa

Olympic swimmers set sights on Commonwealth Games

2017-12-12 22:06

A whole heap of Rio 2016 Olympians will be looking to qualify for the Commonwealth Games at the KwaZulu-Natal Aquatics Premier Championships.

 
South Africa

Markus Jooste's racing interests in spotlight as regulator seeks answers

2017-12-12 18:27

The National Horseracing Authority of SA has requested clarity from Mayfair Speculators, the company dealing with former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste's horseracing interests.

 
Other Sport

Wiggins vows to return to rowing after 'schoolboy error'

2017-12-09 19:32

British cycling great Bradley Wiggins has promised to return to rowing despite making a "schoolboy error" in the British Rowing Indoor Championships.

 
International Cycling

Wiggins swaps bike for rowing machine

2017-12-08 17:16

Five-time Olympic cycling champion Bradley Wiggins is set to return to competitive action in London but this time on a rowing machine.

 
Other Sport

Vonn to snub White House visit

2017-12-08 09:20

US skiing star Lindsey Vonn will not go to the White House for a post-Winter Olympics reception in protest against President Donald Trump.

 
South Africa

Australia wary of Proteas netball team for Gold Coast

2017-12-14 19:50

South African netball has made great strides and could challenge for a medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Australian Gold Cost next year.

 
International Cycling

Froome admits adverse test result 'damaging'

2017-12-14 14:38

Chris Froome has admitted that his adverse drugs test during his victory at the Vuelta a Espana is "damaging".

 
South Africa

Mbanjwa, Theron up for Dusi challenge

2017-12-14 11:32

Thulani Mbanjwa and Jacques Theron could prove to a thorn in the side of many of the podium hopefuls at the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon.

 
International Cycling

Why Salbutamol, the asthma wonder-drug, is banned

2017-12-13 16:57

Asthma drug salbutamol, for which four-time TDF winner Chris Froome returned a test revealing twice the permissible amount, is widely used in cycling.

 
International Cycling

Froome faces questions over failed drugs test

2017-12-13 16:13

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome had twice the permissible amount of asthma medication in his system during this year's Vuelta.

 
South Africa

Halkett, Evans scoop top SA Hockey awards

2017-12-12 21:49

Rhett Halkett and Celia Evans have been named the country's best men's and women's hockey players for 2016.

 
Other Sport

Horn wants to show Pacquiao win was no fluke

2017-12-12 14:04

Jeff Horn's reward for a successful first title defence since a contentious win over Manny Pacquiao could be a potential bout with Terence Crawford.

 
Other Sport

Vonn hurts back just weeks before Olympics

2017-12-09 14:54

American skier Lindsey Vonn hurt her back in the World Cup Super-G at Saint-Moritz, just two months before the Winter Olympics.

 
Other Sport

Lomachenko on course to become greatest boxer ever

2017-12-08 11:58

Vasyl Lomachenko who many already call the greatest fighter ever takes on Guillermo Rigondeaux to be crowned the best pound-for-pound boxer.

 
International Athletics

Triple-jumper Pichardo now leaping for Portugal

2017-12-08 09:00

Two-time world triple-jump silver medallist Pedro Pablo Pichardo has obtained Portuguese nationality after leaving Cuba in April.

 
International Cycling

Armstrong invited to 2018 Tour of Flanders

2017-12-14 18:06

Disgraced former American cyclist Lance Armstrong is controversially set to attend next year's Tour of Flanders as a guest of the cobbled classic.

 
Other Sport

5 sporting events to get you through the holidays

2017-12-11 00:00

It's the holiday season! But the sporting world never sleeps so be sure to catch these great upcoming sporting events!

 
South Africa

SA's 10 best sporting moments of 2017

2017-12-14 11:32

As 2017 winds down, Lloyd Burnard takes a look at the 10 best South African sporting moments from the year.

 
Other Sport

Horn retains WBO welterweight title with TKO win

2017-12-13 15:20

Australian Jeff Horn retained his World Boxing Organisation welterweight title with a win over English challenger Gary Corcoran in Brisbane.

 
International Cycling

Froome failed dope test during Vuelta - UCI

2017-12-13 11:35

Chris Froome is fighting for his reputation after returning an adverse analytical finding following a drugs test during his victory in the Vuelta.

 
Other Sport

Tyson Fury cleared to fight again

2017-12-12 18:30

Britain's former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury is free to resume his boxing career after a compromise on his positive test for a banned steroid.

 
Other Sport

WWE set to take SA by storm

2017-12-11 08:58

World Wrestling Entertainment will head to South Africa next year with several wrestling stars to make an appearance.

 
Other Sport

Pacquiao says he is in talks to fight McGregor

2017-12-08 20:01

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said he has opened talks to fight mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in April when he takes a break.

 
Other Sport

Ex-USA gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years

2017-12-08 09:10

Former USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar - accused of sexually assaulting more than 100 young girls - was sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography.

 
Canoeing

Big ladies contest lined up for 2018 Dusi

2017-12-07 18:56

The countdown to the 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon begins, the women's K2 title hopefuls will be sizing up in December for a vital cog in their preparation.

 
 

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