Other sport 16.1.2017 09:06 am

Venus Williams says “sharp” to Serena’s fiancee

The elder sibling jokes that her “wise” sister is “paving the way” once again in terms of maturity with her engagement.

Venus Williams has given her seal of approval to younger sister Serena’s fiancee, calling Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian a “super nice guy”.

Venus Williams says “sharp” to Serena’s fiancee
Venus Williams says “sharp” to Serena’s fiancee

Venus Williams says “sharp” to Serena’s fiancee

The elder sibling jokes that her “wise” sister is “paving the way” once again in terms of maturity with her engagement.

Giniel de Villiers targeted 5th place in Dakar and gets it
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Giniel de Villiers targeted 5th place in Dakar and gets it

Rob Howie’s co-driver, Zimbabwean Conrad Rautenbach, walks away with rookie of the year accolade after finishing ninth.
Giniel de Villiers wants to finish in Dakar top five
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Giniel de Villiers wants to finish in Dakar top five

Rob Howie, a local co-driver in the car category, also streaks into the top ten as the gruelling rally winds down.
Chad le Clos reveals new coach
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Chad le Clos reveals new coach

Di Nino is best known for previously guiding illustrious swimmers from Serbia and Russia.
Rimless Giniel de Villiers claws his way up to 5th in Dakar
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Rimless Giniel de Villiers claws his way up to 5th in Dakar

South Africa’s flag-bearer at the gruelling race continues to punch above his weight despite nagging setbacks.
Giniel de Villiers one of few to survive Dakar’s dodgy weather
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Giniel de Villiers one of few to survive Dakar’s dodgy weather

South African clings on to his sixth position overall as stage nine is cancelled due to a massive rain-induced landslide.
Zack Piontek takes a sabbatical at 25 but he’ll be back
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Zack Piontek takes a sabbatical at 25 but he’ll be back

South Africa’s judo kingpin has other commitments after Rio Olympics but wants to defend his Commonwealth title.
Proteas hope to seriously discomfort Netball heavyweights
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Proteas hope to seriously discomfort Netball heavyweights

Coach Norma Plummer names her squad for the third leg of the Quad Series in Durban at the end of the month.
Giniel de Villiers hangs on at Dakar rally
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Giniel de Villiers hangs on at Dakar rally

Weather continues to wreck havoc with all racers as seventh stage needs to be shortened due to abnormal rainfall.
Five pretenders to the Australian Open throne to watch
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Five pretenders to the Australian Open throne to watch

Will a young gun like Milos Raonic stop the favourites or is Roger Federer ready for one of his last hurrahs?
Luckless Kevin Anderson starts 2017 the way he ended 2016
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Luckless Kevin Anderson starts 2017 the way he ended 2016

South Africa’s leading tennis player still hasn’t recovered from a hip injury and will miss the Australian Open.
Tennis: Dimitrov stuns Nishikori to win Brisbane final
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Tennis: Dimitrov stuns Nishikori to win Brisbane final

‘I have set myself quite high goals for the first six months, and one of them was actually to win a tournament.’

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