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Netball finally gets its semi-professional league

NETBALL in South Africa took a leap forward this week with the launch of the Netball Premier League — the first semi-professional league in Africa.

19-times hammer champ has kid after his crown

TSHEPANG Makhethe, the runner-up to 19-times South African hammer throw champion Chris Harmse at the weekend, mastered...

Controversial transformation plan put on ice

Jacques Kallis tribute dinner The sports department's plan for top sporting codes to implement 60-40 quotas favouring black players would be...

Phelps ends retirement ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

FILE: Swimmer Michael Phelps Comes Out Of Retirement Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, will come out of retirement next week, the clearest signal yet...

Pacquiao avenges Bradley loss, targets Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao avenged his loss to Timothy Bradley in convincing style on Saturday, and said he’s ready any time to...

Pacquiao eager for decisive win in Bradley rematch

Manny Pacquiao wants a decisive victory over Timothy Bradley in their eagerly anticipated welterweight world title rematch Saturday in Las Vegas as he bids to avenge a controversial loss two years ago.

Pacquiao-Mayweather could still happen: Roach

Ashanti Visits Manny Pacquiao At Wild Card Boxing Club Trainer Freddie Roach says avenging losses to Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez are the top items on Manny Pacquiao's to-do list, but believes the Filipino will one day face Floyd Mayweather.

Phelps ends retirement ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

FILE: Swimmer Michael Phelps Comes Out Of Retirement
Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, will come out of retirement next week, the clearest signal yet...

"Phelps will swim three events in first competition"

Chad aims for record bag of Commonwealth medals

2014 SA National Aquatic Championships and Commonwealth Trials: Day 5 AFTER bagging eight medals at the recent SA Swimming Championships, Chad le Clos will target an ambitious nine gongs at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Veteran Schoeman books Commonwealth Games spot

2014 SA National Aquatic Championships and Commonwealth Trials: Day 3 VETERAN Roland Schoeman booked his Commonwealth Games spot this morning as he cracked the fastest time in the 50m freestyle heats at the SA championships in Durban.

Uganda parliament opens athletics sex abuse probe

Uganda’s parliament has opened a probe into the alleged sex abuse of elite female runners from the national team by a top coach, calling the affair a “national shame“.

Jamaican sprinter Simpson handed 18-month doping ban

(FILE) Jamaican Athlete Sherone Simpson Reported To Have Failed Drugs Test Athens Olympics relay champion Sherone Simpson has been suspended for 18 months after testing positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrine during last June’s Jamaican trials.

Durban wants to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Durban laid the ground Monday for a potential Olympic Games bid by announcing its intention to stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Sochi Olympic Games hailed a glittering success

SOCHI'S Winter Olympic Games set records in competitor numbers, medals awarded and quality of venues, keeping athletes happy and proving critics wrong, said International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach on Sunday.

Formula One meets Sochi's need for speed

Bobsleigh - Winter Olympics Day 16 IN THE desperate search for the fractions of a second that separate winners from losers, Olympic bobsleigh teams harnessed the cutting-edge technology of Formula One.

Mariachi, topless Lebanese muse take to slalom

The sideshow at the Sochi Olympics involving footage of racy topless photos taken by a Mexican-born German prince of a Swiss-based Lebanese racer take centre stage in the upcoming slalom races.

Controversial transformation plan put on ice

Jacques Kallis tribute dinner The sports department's plan for top sporting codes to implement 60-40 quotas favouring black players would be postponed until next year, the Beeld newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Pistorius gone from hero to devil: Reeva’s mother

South African star sprinter Oscar Pistorius has gone from being a hero to a devil, Reeva Steenkamp’s mother June said in a British newspaper interview published Thursday.

Soldierboy successfully defends EFC middleweight title

EFC Africa returned to the Coca-Cola Dome on Thursday evening as the main event saw legendary champion Garreth ‘Soldierboy’ McLellan defend his middleweight title, reports supersport.com.

This guy Tinkerbell is no fairy, believe that

THE middleweight belt is on the line tonight at the 28th edition of the Extreme Fighting Championships Africa when holder Garreth McLellan faces JP Kruger at the Coca-Cola Dome in northern Johannesburg.