Other Sport

4 sport stories you absolutely need to read

2017-07-03 18:02

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 FOUR stories that might have slipped your browser feed today!

1. 'BIG FOUR' TO WATCH OUT FOR IN WIMBLEDON

Since 2003, Roger Federer has taken seven titles at Wimbledon followed by Novak Djokovic's three, while Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal have claimed two each.

Could this year be different?

The 'big four' of men's tennis remain the players to beat, as this year's tournament at the All England Club gets under way.

CLICK to read the threat of tennis' 'big four'

2. PIETER-STEPH WANTS TO BE A BOK AGAIN

Pieter-Steph du Toit was in solid form heading into the three-Test series against France.

He started on the bench in all three with Springbok coach Allister Coetzee backing Lions second rower Franco Mostert instead.

Despite being a no-show, Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says the 24-year-old wants to earn his Bok No 5 jersey back.

CLICK to read how desperate Du Toit is

3. PROTEAS SKIPPER SETS WORLD RECORD

Proteas women skipper Dané van Niekerk set a unique cricket record following her side's comprehensive win in the ICC Women's World Cup against the West Indies.

Van Niekerk took 4/0. No, we're are not kidding! She took four wickets and conceded no runs!

WATCH Van Niekerk's record-breaking feat

4. PACQUIAO CAMP SLAMS JUDGES AFTER SHOCK LOSS

It was the fight that everyone was talking about this weekend - Manny Pacquiao v Jeff Horn.

However, in a surprising twist, it was the former schoolteacher Horn that stunned the Filipino great and took away Pacquiao's World Boxing Organisation welterweight title.

But the controversial unanimous decision has everyone up in arms!

CLICK to read the controversy behind Pacquiao's loss

Images: Getty/Gallo

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

Besides the 'Big 3' of rugby, cricket and soccer, which of the 'smaller' sports in South Africa do you enjoy the most?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.