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  • Sport24.co.za | Battle lines drawn as tennis prepares for crunch Davis Cup vote

    Sport24.co.za | Battle lines drawn as tennis prepares for crunch Davis Cup vote

    Los Angeles – The most radical overhaul in the 118-year history of the Davis Cup could be given the green light on Thursday as the tennis world gathers in Florida to vote on sweeping reforms which have divided the sport.  Delegates at the International Tennis Federation‘s annual meeting in Orlando will decide whether proposals pushed by federation chief David Haggerty... Continue reading

     
  • Sport24.co.za | Oh-so-close for SA’s Klaasen at Toronto Masters

    Sport24.co.za | Oh-so-close for SA’s Klaasen at Toronto Masters

    Cape Town – There was heartbreak for South Africa’s Raven Klaasen when he and New Zealand doubles partner Michael Venus lost in the Toronto Masters final on Sunday. Klaasen and Venus went down 2-6, 7-6 (9/7), 6-10 to the second seeded pairing of Henri Kontinen (Finland) and John Peers (Australia), with the title decided on a match tie-break. Klaasen was... Continue reading

     
  • Sport24.co.za | Benni‘s CT City to face Sundowns in MTN8 semi-final

    Sport24.co.za | Benni‘s CT City to face Sundowns in MTN8 semi-final

    Cape Town – Kaizer Chiefs will take on SuperSport United while Mamelodi Sundowns face Cape Town City in the MTN8 semi-finals. The draw was done at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Sunday following Cape Town City‘s 1-0 win over Maritzburg United. The Citizens will be at home for the first-leg of their semi-final against Mamelodi Sundowns – who beat Golden... Continue reading

     
  • Sport24.co.za | Ashraful eyes Bangladesh comeback as ban ends

    Sport24.co.za | Ashraful eyes Bangladesh comeback as ban ends

    Dhaka – Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful said on Monday that he has set his sights on a comeback with the national side after his five-year ban for match-fixing ended.  “I am feeling really nice as I was waiting for this day for the last five years. (I told myself) when August 13, 2018 came I would be available for... Continue reading

     
  • Sport24.co.za | Peng accused of ‘stalking‘ doubles partner in corruption row

    Sport24.co.za | Peng accused of ‘stalking‘ doubles partner in corruption row

    Paris – Belgium‘s Alison Van Uytvanck on Sunday accused Peng Shuai of “stalking” her in the controversy which saw the Chinese tennis star banned and fined in a Wimbledon corruption row.  Van Uytvanck had been due to play women‘s doubles with Peng at Wimbledon in 2017 but the Chinese was accused of then trying to dump the Belgian for another... Continue reading

     
  • Sport24.co.za | India agonises over ‘humiliating‘ Lord‘s disaster

    Sport24.co.za | India agonises over ‘humiliating‘ Lord‘s disaster

    New Delhi – India‘s media on Monday lashed out at “abysmal batting” that led to a crushing innings defeat by England in the second Test at Lord‘s.  Mail Today called India‘s performance a “humiliating defeat” while The Hindu newspaper‘s headline said “Another abysmal batting display sends India to its doom” after the team were bowled out for 107 and 130. ... Continue reading

     
  • Sport24.co.za | Stone flies SA flag at 100th PGA Championship

    Sport24.co.za | Stone flies SA flag at 100th PGA Championship

    St. Louis – Brandon Stone was the best performing South African golfer at this past weekend‘s 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club. Stone, who started with a four-under par 66 in Thursday‘s opening round, fired three consecutive two-under par 68s to finish tied for 12th and eight-under par for the tournament, eight shots behind . Branden Grace finished tied... Continue reading