Rugby

Clumsy Sharks fluff their lines at vital moments

The Durbanites, after starting encouragingly, wasted a good platform to lose to the Reds in their Super Rugby opener in Brisbane.

A single miss in an otherwise top-class kicking display by Pat Lambie cost the Sharks victory as they went down 26-28 to the Reds in their opening Super Rugby match in Brisbane on Friday.

Clumsy Sharks fluff their lines at vital moments

Clumsy Sharks fluff their lines at vital moments

The Durbanites, after starting encouragingly, wasted a good platform to lose to the Reds in their Super Rugby opener in Brisbane.

Leicester’s Thai owners condemned over Ranieri sacking
Sport

Leicester’s Thai owners condemned over Ranieri sacking

The sacking of Claudio Ranieri just nine months after guiding Leicester City to a sensational Premier League triumph brought a torrent of condemnation on the team’s Thai owners on Friday.
Hazard warns Chelsea, as Leicester face storm
Sport

Hazard warns Chelsea, as Leicester face storm

Eden Hazard has warned Chelsea not to lose their focus as the runaway Premier League leaders approach the final furlong in the title race, while crisis-torn champions Leicester face up to life without sacked boss Claudio Ranieri.
Gent foil Spurs, Lyon cruise into last 16
Sport

Gent foil Spurs, Lyon cruise into last 16

Unheralded Gent stunned Tottenham at Wembley as their more illustrious fellow Belgians Anderlecht, Ajax and Lyon also progressed to the Europa League last 16 on Thursday.
Premier League champions Leicester sack Ranieri
Sport

Premier League champions Leicester sack Ranieri

Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as manager of Leicester City just months after leading the club to a remarkable Premier League title triumph, the Midlands side announced Thursday.
Nolan Hoffman wants to atone for last year’s slip-up
Other sport

Nolan Hoffman wants to atone for last year’s slip-up

He dominated the 109km Cape Town Cycle Tour two years in succession before he unexpectedly fell out of contention in 2016.
Little-known Paul Peterson red hot on a damp day
Golf

Little-known Paul Peterson red hot on a damp day

American shoots to the top of the leaderboard on a rain-hit first day of the Joburg Open but young Aaron Rai lurks.
Cheetahs need to answer just one pressing question
Rugby

Cheetahs need to answer just one pressing question

Franco Smith’s team isn’t just to receiving so much attention before a Super Rugby campaign but they’re handling it quite well.
South Africa quickly makes it mark in Abu Dhabi tour
Other sport

South Africa quickly makes it mark in Abu Dhabi tour

With Mark Cavendish at the heart of the effort, the Dimension Data team win the opening stage of this year’s race.
Lewis Hamilton unveils his ride for 2017
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Lewis Hamilton unveils his ride for 2017

The three-time F1 world champion boasts that Mercedes’ Wo8 is a beast waiting to be unleashed in this year’s campaign.

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