Other sport 22.4.2017 11:59 am

Jealousy makes you nasty, says Maria Sharapova’s agent

The Russian tennis star’s agent believes her rivals just want to keep her out for fear of competition as she returns from a drug ban.

Critics of Maria Sharapova possibly receiving a wildcard into the French Open just want to keep another title threat out of Roland Garros, the Russian star's agent said in a report.

Jealousy makes you nasty, says Maria Sharapova’s agent
Jealousy makes you nasty, says Maria Sharapova’s agent

Jealousy makes you nasty, says Maria Sharapova’s agent

The Russian tennis star’s agent believes her rivals just want to keep her out for fear of competition as she returns from a drug ban.

SA women to contest relegation playoff in Fed Cup
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SA women to contest relegation playoff in Fed Cup

A nightmarish week of tennis means South Africa are now in a scrap with Egypt to keep their standing in Group 2 of the tournament.
Will Serena Williams complete her biggest comeback: motherhood?
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Will Serena Williams complete her biggest comeback: motherhood?

She’s one title away from tying the record for most Grand Slams. And history suggests she might be able to do it … at 36.
Video games at the Asia Games? What’s up with that?
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Video games at the Asia Games? What’s up with that?

Gamers, or shall we say ‘athletes’, will be able to play Fifa or Starcraft officially at 2022’s Asia Games but sceptics are wary.
SA ladies handed a drubbing in Fed Cup tie
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SA ladies handed a drubbing in Fed Cup tie

Norway completes a clean sweep as South Africa’s hopes for promotion take a nosedive in Lithuania.
Home win gives Lucas Sithole a big shot of confidence
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Home win gives Lucas Sithole a big shot of confidence

The local wheelchair kingpin reclaims his SA Open title to set a platform for international events this year.
We’ll win the F1 championship, says Ferrari
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We’ll win the F1 championship, says Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel’s second win of the season in Bahrain suddenly has the Italian giants bullish after years of underachievement.
Thulas Nxesi builds his innings as Sports Minister slowly
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Thulas Nxesi builds his innings as Sports Minister slowly

The 58-year-old politician made his first public appearance in his new portfolio on Monday. It was refreshingly boring…
Rampant South Africa romp to Davis Cup clean sweep
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Rampant South Africa romp to Davis Cup clean sweep

5-zip for Marcos Ondruska’s men over Slovenia as they book a promotion play-off against Denmark later this year.
Two more qualifiers at national swimming champs
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Two more qualifiers at national swimming champs

Brent Szurdoki and Zane Waddell book their places for Budapest as Chad le Clos finishes on a high in Durban.
‘Ecstatic’ Raven Klaasen and SA celebrate big Davis Cup triumph
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‘Ecstatic’ Raven Klaasen and SA celebrate big Davis Cup triumph

Marcos Ondruska’s troops make a early clean sweep against Slovenia and now have the chance for promotion later this year.
SA triathletes shine in Gold Coast
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SA triathletes shine in Gold Coast

All four South Africans finished in the top 10 on Saturday, with the national triathlon team producing a superb all-round performance at the second leg of the World Series in Gold Coast.

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