Other sport 4.9.2017 08:12 pm

SA’s Di Data controversially denied stage win

Tour of Britain officials rule Edvald Boasson Hagen engaged in an illegal sprint to the finish.

Local road cycling team Dimension Data lost out on a stage win on Monday, in a controversial finish on stage two of the Tour of Britain.

SA’s Di Data controversially denied stage win
SA’s Di Data controversially denied stage win

SA’s Di Data controversially denied stage win

Tour of Britain officials rule Edvald Boasson Hagen engaged in an illegal sprint to the finish.

WATCH: Drama as race car fireball injures 12
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WATCH: Drama as race car fireball injures 12

Australia’s popular Red CentreNATS event, a gathering of race car enthusiasts, had to be called off after the incident.
Gutsy Proteas produce a somewhat historic win
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Gutsy Proteas produce a somewhat historic win

Finally, a victory again for the national netball side … a first one in four years over England.
Cape Town’s howling wind moves Cycle Tour
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Cape Town’s howling wind moves Cycle Tour

Organisers decide to be proactive and adapt the starting point for 2018.
Gritty Proteas go down fighting Down Under
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Gritty Proteas go down fighting Down Under

The drought against Australia continues but, encouragingly, the margins of defeat are becoming smaller and smaller.
WATCH: SA skateboarder breaks Guinness World record
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WATCH: SA skateboarder breaks Guinness World record

Capetonian Jean-marc Johannes says he attempted the feat to make other youngsters realise they can achieve anything.
Zulu Boy draws the battle lines in EFC62
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Zulu Boy draws the battle lines in EFC62

It’s been two years since Nkazimulu Zulu has had a proper title fight due to a series of unfortunate events befalling him.
Yannick Bahati has SA fighting fans’ blood boiling
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Yannick Bahati has SA fighting fans’ blood boiling

Private security has been arranged for the Englishman before EFC62 because of how local fans have been angered by his behaviour.
Tour de France hero Louis Meintjes returns ‘home’
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Tour de France hero Louis Meintjes returns ‘home’

The 25-year-old from Pretoria has finished eighth in the last two editions and joins SA outfit Dimension Data.
Serena Williams’ ‘mother of all comebacks’ won’t be easy
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Serena Williams’ ‘mother of all comebacks’ won’t be easy

Former World No 1 Kim Clijsters, who’s been in the same boat, warns that there will be challenges ahead for her after her pregnancy.
Two-time Tour winner Contador to retire after Vuelta a Espana
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Two-time Tour winner Contador to retire after Vuelta a Espana

Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador announced on Monday that he will bring his illustrious career to an end next month after racing in the Vuelta a Espana on home soil.
Resurgent Kevin Anderson falls just short in Washington
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Resurgent Kevin Anderson falls just short in Washington

South Africa’s leading men’s tennis player couldn’t quite cap off a good week but he certainly seems to be finding form again.
GALLERY: NBA Africa Game
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GALLERY: NBA Africa Game

The annual event pitted international NBA players against one another in teams of Africa versus the World.
Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes
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Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes

Ukraine’s former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain’s Anthony Joshua.
Rio’s Olympic hotel rooms empty one year later
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Rio’s Olympic hotel rooms empty one year later

Hotel managers lament a ‘crisis’ as no-one wants to visit Olympics-built accommodations and violent crime surges in the city.
South Africa’s swimmers battle in Budapest
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South Africa’s swimmers battle in Budapest

Except for Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh, no one could make much of an impact at the World Aquatics Championships.
No more luck for Le Clos
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No more luck for Le Clos

His defeat came as a shock.
Efimova ‘not surprised’ by fifth career world swimming gold
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Efimova ‘not surprised’ by fifth career world swimming gold

Yuliya Efimova of Russia won the women’s 200m breaststroke title at the world championships on Friday to claim the fifth world gold of her career.
Rampant Ledecky on course for fifth worlds gold
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Rampant Ledecky on course for fifth worlds gold

The 20-year-old is already a swimming legend as she cruises into the final of the 800m.
Ricciardo quickest in opening practice for Hungarian Grand Prix
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Ricciardo quickest in opening practice for Hungarian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo topped the times for Red Bull in Friday morning’s closely-contested opening free practice session for this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.
Five reasons why we should celebrate Cameron van der Burgh
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Five reasons why we should celebrate Cameron van der Burgh

The swimming stalwart might not always attract the star power of some of his compatriots but he’s undoubtedly a South African legend.
Tears flow after Chad le Clos claims world gold
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Tears flow after Chad le Clos claims world gold

Not only did South Africa’s swimming kingpin atone for a rare Olympics disappointment, he had his cancer-stricken parents cheering him on.
Chad le Clos stuns opponents as he storms to world title
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Chad le Clos stuns opponents as he storms to world title

South Africa’s swimming hot shot is back to his best as the reliable Cameron van der Burgh claims a historic bronze.
Novak Djokovic’s 2017 campaign is now a write-off
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Novak Djokovic’s 2017 campaign is now a write-off

The Serbian, who had to pull out of Wimbledon during the quarterfinals, will rest his injured shoulder for the remainder of the year.
Sjostrom wants more in women’s 100m freestyle final
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Sjostrom wants more in women’s 100m freestyle final

Sarah Sjostrom says there is more in the tank, with the women’s 100m freestyle world-record again under threat after powering her way into Friday’s final at the world championships.
Cameron van der Burgh shatters own national record
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Cameron van der Burgh shatters own national record

It falls to old guard to ensure South Africa start making an impact at the World Aquatics Champs as Chad le Clos also soars.

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