Given the crazy amount being spent on footballers these days, scouts would probably offer this Border Collie a contract!
Chris Froome — fresh from wrapping up a Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana double — believes winning all three Grand Tours in the same year would “take some doing” but “nothing is impossible”.
Chris Froome virtually secured overall victory in the Vuelta a Espana on Saturday by extending his lead over Vincenzo Nibali as Alberto Contador won the 20th queen stage in his final race before retirement.
Tour of Britain officials rule Edvald Boasson Hagen engaged in an illegal sprint to the finish.
Australia’s popular Red CentreNATS event, a gathering of race car enthusiasts, had to be called off after the incident.
Finally, a victory again for the national netball side … a first one in four years over England.

Other sport Cape Town’s howling wind moves Cycle Tour

Organisers decide to be proactive and adapt the starting point for 2018.

Other sport Gritty Proteas go down fighting Down Under

The drought against Australia continues but, encouragingly, the margins of defeat are becoming smaller and smaller.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport GALLERY: NBA Africa Game

The annual event pitted international NBA players against one another in teams of Africa versus the World.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport 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.

Other sport No more luck for Le Clos

His defeat came as a shock.

 

 

 

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