Chiefs, SuperSport may have kissed the Premiership title goodbye following stalemate in Nelspruit

Kaizer Chiefs’ 2-2 draw with SuperSport United at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday night was a bitter pill to swallow for Amakhosi coach Steve Komphela as his club looked to take all the three points.

Cheetahs' Super Rugby season disintegrating after sixth consecutive loss in Bloemfontein

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith refused to admit his team is caught in a whirlpool of mediocre performances after their sixth consecutive loss at the Free State Stadium on Saturday evening.

Pirates sneak into top eight with victory over fellow strugglers Chippa

Orlando Pirates remain patchy as hell, but at least they appear capable of grinding out results now when their famous style eludes them, as they did in their 2-1 Absa Premiership win against Chippa United on Tuesday night.

Stormers sent SOS to Bok centre Juan de Jongh to offset injury crisis in New Zealand

The Stormers have not only been battered in terms of results on their New Zealand tour but their playing personnel has also been bruised after two record defeats.

All Blacks sweating on Kieran Read thumb injury suffered in Crusaders win over Cheetahs

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson may have had the slight headache of not knowing how bad Kieran Read's injury is but keeping their unbeaten streak was the cherry on top.

Southern Kings demolish Rebels in PE

History was made when the rampant Southern Kings gained their first back-to-back Super Rugby wins by thrashing Melbourne Rebels 44-3 at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday night.

Cheetahs fume over disallowed try in Crusaders romp

A controversially disallowed try helped Canterbury Crusaders beat Central Cheetahs 48-21 Saturday and extend a winning run to nine matches since the Super Rugby season began.

Lions grind out bonus point win over Force in Perth

South Africa's Lions survived a major scare from the endangered Western Force in their Super Rugby clash in Perth on Saturday evening to notch their sixth straight win.

Crusaders cruise past Cheetahs to stretch unbeaten run

The Cheetahs may have not have put up the white flag just yet but their Super Rugby inadequacies were ruthlessly exposed by the unbeaten Crusaders.

Sebastian Vettel on pole for Russian GP in Ferrari one-two

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel admitted it felt "fantastic" to lead Ferrari to their first front row lock out in nine years after he took pole position in Saturday's thrilling qualifying session for the Russian Grand Prix.

Igesund clutches at straws at plummeting Highlands‚ says two wins will save them

Despite the odds heavily stacked against them‚ Highlands Park coach Gordon Igesund remains adamant that the club will not be relegated at the end of the season.

Chiefs, SuperSport title chances slowly fade away after draw in Nelspruit

This game perfectly summed up Kaizer Chiefs’ season, flirting with being a good team but rudely reminded that they’re simply not good enough.

Crusaders charge on without injured skipper

The unbeaten Canterbury Crusaders won a ninth Super Rugby game this weekend, but the result was soured by an injury to All Blacks skipper Kieran Read.

McKenzie rescues Chiefs from battling Sunwolves

Touches of class from Damian McKenzie secured a tense 27-20 win for the Waikato Chiefs over a 13-man Sunwolves in their Super Rugby clash in Hamilton on Saturday.

Onyango after Downs beat Arrows: ‘We wanted to go to the top of the log this night’

Denis Onyango knows that‚ now that Mamelodi Sundowns have finally taken the lead of the Absa Premiership‚ if the Brazilians can keep recording clean sheets they will probably defend their title.

Sundowns‚ SuperSport and Platinum in the Caf group stages – all you possibly need to know

South Africa’s three clubs competing in the Caf Champions League and Confederation Cup group stages now know their fate after the draw for the expanded four-pool format was made this week.

Baroka coach Dlamini foresees PSL relegation game of snakes and ladders‚ where his side find a ladder

Baroka FC coach Milton Dlamini is predicting a game of snakes and ladders in the Absa Premiership relegation battle‚ and that second-last Bakgaga will be one of the teams finding a ladder to safety.

Sundowns cruise to the top of the log with win over Arrows

Mamelodi Sundowns went to the top of the Absa Premiership for the first time in the 2016-17 season with a clinical 2-0 victory against Lamontville Golden Arrows at Princess Magogo Stadium in KwaMashu, Durban on Friday night.
Australia’s Bernard Foley kicks winning conversion

Foley kicks Waratahs to victory over Reds

Wallaby fly-half Bernard Foley kicked five penalty goals, the last two minutes from time, to give the NSW Waratahs a morale-boosting 29-26 Super Rugby win over the Queensland Reds in Brisbane on Saturday.

Cristiano Ronaldo passes Greaves as Europe's top scorer

Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed legendary English striker Jimmy Greaves on Sunday to become the all-time leading scorer in Europe's top leagues with 367 goals.

Wits keep title hopes alive with win over relegation-threatened Highlands Park

In this Absa Premiership title race that promises thrills and spills in the coming weeks of the of the run in, Bidvest Wits will have a lot to say on who will eventually be crowned South African champions.

Tembo will have a hotline to ill Baxter when SuperSport take on Kaizer Chiefs

Stuart Baxter communicates constantly with SuperSport United‚ even during games‚ said assistant-coach Kaitano Tembo‚ who will be on the bench again in Saturday’s Absa Premiership game against Kaizer Chiefs at Mbombela Stadium.

Maria Sharapova welcomes new anti-doping drive, happy for more tests

Maria Sharapova, who is rebuilding her career after a 15-month doping ban, on Friday welcomed plans to nearly double the number of annual drug tests and ramp up funding as part of a fresh drive to root out tennis cheats.

Conte out to contain threat of ex-Chelsea striker Lukaku

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed he was paying close attention to Everton striker Romelu Lukaku this week but with a view to stopping him scoring against the Blues on Sunday rather than signing him in the summer.

Ecclestone made us 'look like idiots', says Sepang boss

Bernie Ecclestone was accused Friday of having "made us look like idiots" by the chief executive of Malaysia's Sepang International Circuit after the former Grand Prix supremo admitted deliberately over-charging tracks to stage Formula One races.

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho sets sights on Liverpool and Arsenal

Jose Mourinho identified Liverpool and Arsenal as Manchester United's chief rivals for Champions League qualification following his side's 0-0 draw at fellow top-four contenders Manchester City.

Barcelona to report Malaga president's offensive tweet

Spanish giants Barcelona will report Malaga president Abdullah Al-Thani to the nation's football governing body and La Liga authorities over comments he made about the club on social media, the league leaders have said.

Kimi Raikkonen quickest in Sochi practice

Kimi Raikkonen topped the times for Ferrari ahead of fellow-Finn Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes in Friday's opening free practice for this weekend's Russian Grand Prix.

Stormers slump to another record loss as season imploded

For a second week in a row the Stormers conceded a record score against a team from New Zealand as they plummeted to a third successive Super Rugby defeat.

Jonevret compares Pirates to Wits: ‘Of course‚ you have to be honest‚ Orlando Pirates is not a top team right now’

Kjell Jonevret has said again that Orlando Pirates have problems in their squad in key areas‚ comparing his side’s depth to that of Absa Premiership second-placed title challengers Bidvest Wits.

Misfiring Malawi recall veteran former Orlando Pirates star Joseph Kamwendo

Misfiring Malawi have recalled veteran Joseph Kamwendo for a must-win African Nations Championship qualifier against Madagascar in Lilongwe Saturday.