14.9.2017 02:38 pm
The Giro d’Italia is to begin in Israel in 2018, the first time one of cycling’s three major races has started outside Europe, the country’s sport ministry said Thursday.
A spokesman for Israeli sports minister Miri Regev confirmed the start, but could not immediately provide further details. A press conference has been scheduled for Monday.
Organisers decide to be proactive and adapt the starting point for 2018.
The drought against Australia continues but, encouragingly, the margins of defeat are becoming smaller and smaller.
Capetonian Jean-marc Johannes says he attempted the feat to make other youngsters realise they can achieve anything.
It’s been two years since Nkazimulu Zulu has had a proper title fight due to a series of unfortunate events befalling him.
Private security has been arranged for the Englishman before EFC62 because of how local fans have been angered by his behaviour.
The 25-year-old from Pretoria has finished eighth in the last two editions and joins SA outfit Dimension Data.
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 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.
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.
The annual event pitted international NBA players against one another in teams of Africa versus the World.
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.
Hotel managers lament a ‘crisis’ as no-one wants to visit Olympics-built accommodations and violent crime surges in the city.
Except for Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh, no one could make much of an impact at the World Aquatics Championships.