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.

What better present can any fighter receive than winning a title on the night of their birthday?

Zulu Boy draws the battle lines in EFC62
Zulu Boy draws the battle lines in EFC62

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

No more luck for Le Clos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
WATCH: Ouch! Catcher needs staples after broken bat cuts him

WATCH: Ouch! Catcher needs staples after broken bat cuts him

Wilson Ramos, the Tampa Bay stalwart, provides a timely reminder of how freakishly dangerous Baseball can be.
Myles Brown finally makes SA’s mark in Budapest

Myles Brown finally makes SA’s mark in Budapest

The 25-year-old is the first local swimmer to make it past the heats of this year’s World Aquatics Championship.
Germans fluff their lines and miss out on Hockey double

Germans fluff their lines and miss out on Hockey double

While the men were comprehensively outplayed by a rampant Belgium, the women suffer an agonising shootout loss.
Tough first day in the pool for South Africa

Tough first day in the pool for South Africa

None of the local youth brigade make much of an impact at the World Aquatics Championships but the big guns begin their campaign on Tuesday.
Versatile Austin Smith helps SA hockey men to vital win

Versatile Austin Smith helps SA hockey men to vital win

But it’s the gifted 18-year-old Dayaan Cassiem who steals the show as the national side avoids World League relegation.
We did what we needed to do, says SA women’s mentor

We did what we needed to do, says SA women’s mentor

National women’s hockey coach Sheldon Rostron lauds his troops for qualifying for 2018’s World Cup but he yearns for a top-five ranking.

 

 

 

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