Twitter reacts to Cameron van der Burgh's retirement

2018-12-12 21:35

Olympic superstar Cameron van der Burgh announced that he will retire from competitive swimming following the FINA Short-Course World Championship.


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Tour of Spain to start from Netherlands in 2020

2018-12-12 20:19

The 2020 Tour of Spain will start in Utrecht and the first three stages will take place in the Netherlands, organisers and officials announced.

Water Sport

Van der Burgh storms to breaststroke gold in China

2018-12-12 13:44

SA star Cameron van der Burgh has stunned the field in claiming gold in the men's 100m breaststroke at the 14th FINA World Swimming short course Championship in China.


Sky to pull out of cycling after 2019 season

2018-12-12 15:51

British media company Sky says it will end its sponsorship of road-racing powerhouse Team Sky after next season.

Water Sport

Le Clos settles for silver, loses butterfly world record

2018-12-11 15:45

Chad le Clos took silver in the men's 200m butterfly final at the FINA World Short-course Championships in Hangzhou in China.

Water Sport

SA swimmers struggle in Day 1 heats in China

2018-12-11 08:05

South Africa's swimmers have struggled in the heats on Day 1 of the 14th FINA World Short-course Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China.

Water Sport

Le Clos adds support to growing rebellion by top swimmers

2018-12-10 21:15

Four-time Olympic medalist Chad le Clos says he supports a planned new competition that is leading top swimmers to rebel against their own governing body

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Rumble in the Outback: Aussie boxing troupe keeps on swinging

2018-12-10 10:55

When Fred Brophy bangs a drum on the floodlit stage outside his boxing tent, the large crowd gathered in front of him falls silent in rapt attention.

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WBC green lights Wilder-Fury 'direct rematch'

2018-12-09 20:52

The World Boxing Council has given the go-ahead for a "direct rematch" between their heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

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British Golden Globe sailor rescued in Pacific

2018-12-07 19:44

British Golden Globe Race sailor Susie Goodall was plucked from a stormy Southern Ocean by a Chinese ship , a day after losing her mast.

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Mayweather says he will hold exhibition with Japanese star

2018-12-07 07:21

Floyd Mayweather says he and Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa will meet after all - but only in a nine-minute New Year's Eve exhibition.

South Africa

Madge broadcasts SA pride to Helwani

2018-12-11 22:52

South African MMA star Don Madge feels a responsibility to build on the exploits of Garreth McLellan and company in the UFC.

Water Sport

Mackenzie's Dusi prep gaining momentum

2018-12-11 13:18

2017 and 2018 Dusi Canoe Marathon runner-up Christie Mackenzie is back in KwaZulu-Natal and getting her Dusi preparations underway.

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Warriors named Sports Illustrated's 'Sportsperson of the Year'

2018-12-11 07:15

The all-conquering Golden State Warriors have become only the fourth team in history to be awarded Sports Illustrated's annual "Sportsperson of the Year" award.

Water Sport

Le Clos, Van der Burgh lead SA charge in China

2018-12-10 12:59

Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh will lead the South African contingent at the FINA World Championships in Hangzhou.

South Africa

Poland's Wojcik dethrones 'Beastie Barbie'

2018-12-10 10:47

EFC’s final event of the year took place at the Time Square Sun Arena in Pretoria on Saturday, with two EFC titles changing hands.

Water Sport

Top swimmers sue FINA over independent meeting

2018-12-09 09:08

A trio of world and Olympic champion swimmers has sued FINA in a US court in San Francisco over its crackdown on non-FINA approved events.

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SASCOC inquiry recommends major changes

2018-12-07 11:10

Sports Minister Thokozile Xasa has relayed the recommendations to have emerged from an inquiry into alleged maladministration at SASCOC.


Tour of Good Hope lands UCI status

2018-12-06 15:33

The Tour of Good Hope's elevation to UCI status for 2019 will ensure that one of South Africa's premier road tours is a drawcard for competitors.

Water Sport

Le Clos, Gallagher qualify for finals in China

2018-12-12 14:40

SA's butterfly star Chad le Clos and rising freestyler Erin Gallagher have qualified for the finals of their respective 100m events at the FINA World Championships (SC) in China.

Water Sport

Le Clos hits and misses in World Champs qualifying

2018-12-12 11:44

South Africa's Chad le Clos had reason to celebrate - and commiserate - on Wednesday at the FINA Short Course World Championships in China.

South Africa

SA hockey men bow out of World Cup

2018-12-11 10:46

The odds were stacked against the SA Hockey men's team as they took on world No 3 Belgium and lost to bow out of the Men's World Cup.


Italian teenage cyclist in coma

2018-12-11 07:16

Young Italian cyclist Samuele Manfredi has been put in a medically-induced coma after colliding with a car during training.

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Transgender boxer makes history with pro win

2018-12-09 11:23

Transgender boxer Patricio Manuel made history with a unanimous decision victory over Mexican super-featherweight Hugo Aguilar in Indio.

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Lomachenko beats Pedraza to unify lightweight belts

2018-12-09 09:34

Vasiliy Lomachenko added the World Boxing Organization lightweight world title with a unanimous 12-round decision over Jose Pedraza.

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Sports world hopes for level playing field after Brexit

2018-12-08 12:04

With the fate of Brexit shrouded in uncertainty, Britain's sporting world is increasingly concerned about the impact for players, fans and investors.

South Africa

Penco ready for EFC 76 headline bout

2018-12-07 11:02

EFC women’s strawweight champion Chiara Penco insists she is ready for her maiden title defence against late-notice opponent Karolina Wójcik in Pretoria.

Water Sport

Denmark's Friedrichsen confirmed for 2019 Dusi

2018-12-06 14:36

Danish international paddler Martin Friedrichsen will become the latest international star to take on the Dusi Canoe Marathon.


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