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Another heat feat
Added: 18 Apr 2015

HAVING already qualified in the 100 m breaststroke for the swimming world championships in Russia, London Olympic gold medallist Cameron van den Burgh pushed on further as he aimed to repeat the feat in the 200 m breaststroke ...

Pirates ‘clueless’ about CAF opponents
Added: 18 Apr 2015
CAPE TOWN — Orlando Pirates caretaker coach Eric Tinkler admits to knowing very little about tomorrow’s CAF Confederation Cup opponents, FC Mounana.
The Buccaneers will meet ...

Happy Raikkonen having his ‘best year’ at Ferrari
Added: 18 Apr 2015
MANAMA — Kimi Raikkonen is enjoying being at Ferrari more than ever this season.
“I must say, in the past ...

Phelps makes victorious return to pool
Added: 18 Apr 2015
OLYMPIC swimming champion Michael Phelps made a victorious return to the pool on Thursday, winning the 100 metres butterfly in Mesa, Arizona, in his first race back after a six-month ban following a drunk ...

Djokovic to face Nadal in semis
Added: 18 Apr 2015

MONTE CARLO — Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will meet for a record 43rd time today as the star pair battle for a spot in the final of the Monte Carlo Masters.
Nadal leads Djokovic 23-19 in ...

Fina publish pay details
Added: 18 Apr 2015

BERLIN — The world swimming federation (Fina) yesterday published financial compensation details, becoming the first international sport body to follow the lead of the International Olympic Committee ...

‘Political’ selection : coach mum
Added: 18 Apr 2015
CAPE TOWN — Proteas coach Russell Domingo has refrained from commenting after adventurer Mike Horn confirmed there was political interference in the South African camp before their Cricket World Cup semi-...

Man U aim to halt Blues’ title plans
Added: 18 Apr 2015
LONDON — Hopes of a suspenseful conclusion to the English Premiership title race rest this weekend on Manchester United, who take their six-game winning streak to champions-elect Chelsea today.
Chelsea looked ...

Arsenal aim to avoid repeat of last season’s mistakes
Added: 18 Apr 2015

ARSENE Wenger says Arsenal have learnt their lessons from last season’s Wembley experiences, and past experiences can see them through.
The Arsenal boss leads his ...

Szczesny’s future uncertain
Added: 18 Apr 2015

LONDON — If Wojciech Szczesny was still Arsenal’s first-choice goalkeeper he would be sitting on the bench watching today’s FA Cup semi-final against Reading rather than playing in it, said manager Arsene ...

West Ham missing top scorers
Added: 18 Apr 2015
LONDON — West Ham’s tough game at Premier League champions Manchester City tomorrow has been made more difficult by the absence of their two leading scorers, manager Sam Allardyce said yesterday.
The London club ...

Palace eye top 10 finish
Added: 18 Apr 2015
LONDON — Crystal Palace chairperson Steve Parish can expect a rather loud knock at the door from manager Alan Pardew if the club deliver a top-10 Premier League finish this season.
Pardew, who took over as manager in January, has steered the club away from the bottom three and last weekend’s 4-1 victory ...

Bad boys Chelsea show lack of respect to referees
Added: 18 Apr 2015
LONDON — Chelsea may top the Premier League table but Jose Mourin-ho’s side have the unfortunate tag of being the worst-behaved team in the top flight when it comes to respecting officials, according to Football Association Fair Play delegates.
Chelsea have received ...

Desperate times for Team of Choice
Added: 18 Apr 2015
MARITZBURG United face a massive challenge at Kaizer Sebothelo Stadium in the Free State when they take on high-flying Bloemfontein Celtic in a PSL clash tomorrow afternoon.
The sides go into the match ...

Mosimane: ‘Media must back off’
Added: 18 Apr 2015
CAPE TOWN — Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has threatened to quit South African football after constantly finding himself under the media spotlight, for all the wrong reasons.
The outspoken ...

Celtic duo to miss United tie
Added: 18 Apr 2015

CAPE TOWN — Midfielders Jacky Motshegwa and Gregory Maasdorp are both out of Bloemfontein Celtic’s Premiership meeting against Maritzburg United at the Kaizer Sebothelo Stadium tomorrow.
Motshegwa has been given time off due to illness while Maasdorp has a hamstring problem.
Both were absent from Siwelele’s 5-0 thumping ...

Kadi motivated to boost Wits after return from injury
Added: 18 Apr 2015
JOHANNESBURG — Bidvest Wits striker Calvin Kadi says he is feeling more motivated after making a positive contribution upon his return to action.
Kadi returned from ...

Cruden hurt dampens Chiefs’ win
Added: 18 Apr 2015
FLYHALF Aaron Cruden’s knee injury dampened any celebrations by the Chiefs as they beat an error-ridden and profligate Crusaders 26-9 in Christchurch on Friday.
Cruden, who is in the running for Steve Hansen’s All Blacks World Cup squad later this year, limped off in the ...

Reds still a threat to Cheetahs
Added: 18 Apr 2015

BLOEMFONTEIN — Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has said that he is aware that despite facing a wounded Reds team in Bloemfontein, the Australian outfit still pose a threat.
The Reds have ...

Force ready for physical onslaught
Added: 18 Apr 2015
CAPE TOWN — Western Force coach Michael Foley says they are expecting a physical onslaught from the Stormers when they meet in a Super Rugby clash in Perth today.
The Stormers started their Australasian tour with two losses (Highlanders and Hurricanes), but rebounded well with ...

Sharks up against mammoth Bulls pack
Added: 18 Apr 2015
LIFE is all about timing and the Sharks, under siege, bump the buoyant Bulls at a most inopportune moment at King’s Park this evening.
It has been a season ...

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