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Water bacteria cancels Tokyo 2020 paratriathlon test swim
The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled Saturday due to high levels of bacteria in the water, the latest in a series of difficulties over water quality and temperature. Olympic organisers have won widespread praise for their preparations but extreme summer heat and... Read more
MTN8: Orlando Pirates vs Highlands Park starting XIs
Orlando Pirates fans will be hoping the players put aside what would have been a disruptive last few hours, and put on a show against Highlands Park in Saturday night’s MTN8 quarterfinal. The Buccaneers have a new man at the helm for the clash after the sudden resignation of... Read more
Ex-Proteas coach Russell Domingo lands Bangladesh job
Former Proteas coach Russell Domingo will join countryman Neil MacKenzie in the Bangladesh technical team, after being named the national team’s head coach. The Port Elizabeth-born Domingo held the reins at South Africa’s senior men’s national team for four years after replacing Gary Kirsten at the helm in 2013.... Read more
Bidvest Wits vs Supersport United: Prediction, scores, kick-off and head to head
Bidvest Wits top the league standings early on in the season, and will be looking to march towards some silverware as they host Supersport United in the last MTN8 quarterfinal on Saturday. Both teams have recently hoisted the trophy, with The Clever Boys crowned champions in 2016 before being... Read more
English Premier League: Live scores, fixtures and EPL results – 17-19 August
You can find our lives cores at the bottom of this preview. The Premier League kicks off for its second round of fixtures on Saturday, with the reigning champions facing a stern early test of their title mettle. Manchester City host Tottenham in the late Saturday game after mounting... Read more
Orlando Pirates: Micho’s shock resignation leaves big shoes to fill
Just hours before hosting Highlands Park in an MTN8 quarterfinal, Orlando Pirates find themselves having to fill a void left by head coach Milutin Sredojevic. The Serb shocked the Buccaneers faithful when he stepped down from his post in the late hours of Saturday night. His resignation was announced... Read more
New Zealand vs Australia LIVE: Get scores and updates here!
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen insisted he was “loving it” as he axed three senior players and demanded a 200 percent improvement from his forwards in Saturday’s winner-takes-all Bledisloe Cup clash with Australia. Hansen showed no mercy after last week’s thrashing in Sydney, dumping prop Owen Franks and wings... Read more
Sprinter Simbine carries SA hopes at Diamond League meeting in Birmingham
Having already secured his place in the series final, sprinter Akani Simbine will be looking for another confidence booster on Sunday when he carries the South African flag at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham. Simbine, the only SA athlete in the entry lists, will compete in the... Read more
Ronaldo stars in cheesy advert for an online shopping app [video]
Juventus and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo has appeared in his fair share of commercials but his latest effort is an absolute howler. Ronaldo is possibly the joint-greatest footballer of his generation but he isn’t going to be collecting any Oscars, Emmys or Tonys to accompany his Ballon D’Or awards.... Read more
Mamelodi Sundowns vs Bloemfontein Celtic: Prediction, scores, kick off and head to head
Pitso Mosimane has collected pretty much all that’s been put before him since taking the reins at Mamelodi Sundowns, but the MTN8 trophy has remained elusive. The defending league champions begin another bid for the coveted prize on Saturday as they host Bloemfontein Celtic at Lucas Moripe Stadium on... Read more