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Helen Zille Is The New DA Federal Council Chair

Helen Zille has on Sunday been announced as the new Democratic Alliance (DA) Federal Council chair.Zille entered the race a few weeks ago, joining Athol Trollip, Mike...

Boks Muscle Their Way Past Japan

The Springboks booked their place in the World Cup semifinals with a 26-3 win over Japan in their quarterfinal on Sunday.Makazole Mapimpi scored two of the Boks’ three...

Wales Edge 14-Man France In Quarterfinal Thriller

Substitute Ross Moriarty snatched a late winner as Wales floored 14-man France in a breathless World Cup quarterfinal with echoes of 2011 on Sunday.A moment of madness cost...

Michael Cheika Quits As Wallabies Coach

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika quit Sunday after their humiliating World Cup quarterfinal exit against England, drawing the curtain on a five-year reign that started strongly but ended in criticism and disappointment.

Japan Prays For New ‘Miracle’

Millions of home fans will tune in on Sunday as host team Japan bid to extend their Rugby World Cup fairy-tale in a historic quarter-final against South Africa.The ...

FA Cup Tie Abandoned With Players ‘Frightened’

An FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town was abandoned on Saturday after allegations that players were racially abused and spat on.The players of seventh-tier...

Ireland’s Schmidt Signs Off With Scars

A "broken" Joe Schmidt signed off as Ireland coach with a crushing loss to his native New Zealand that condemned the Irish team to a record seventh World Cup quarter-final exit.

Calls Mount For Cheika To Go After Wallabies ‘Flogging’

Australian rugby has been "plunged back into the darkness" by their "humiliating" quarter-final World Cup exit, domestic media said Sunday, with calls for coach Michael Cheika to be quickly replaced.

Ronaldo Hits 701st Goal As Juventus Pull Clear In Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo and Miralem Pjanic sealed a 2-1 win for Juventus over Bologna to consolidate top spot in Serie A on Saturday.Ronaldo was presented with a special jersey...

Real Madrid Beaten By Mallorca As Barca Go Top

Barcelona sailed back to the top of the table on Saturday and trouble returned to Real Madrid after they endured their first La Liga defeat of the season at newly-promoted Real Mallorca.

Solskjaer Aims Dig At Liverpool Ahead Of Showdown

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could not resist a sly dig at Liverpool ahead of their clash with Manchester United on Sunday, reminding the Premier League leaders of their 30-year wait to be crowned...

Kaizer Chiefs Edge Cape Town City On Penalties

Kaizer Chiefs are through to the Telkom Knockout quarter-finals after beating Cape Town City 4-2 on penalties at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.The match ended 1-1 after...

No Load Shedding Today But Power System Remains Constrained – Eskom

Despite assuring that there won’t be load shedding on Sunday, Eskom said its power system remained constrained.After four straight days of blackouts, the utility said load shedding...

Outa Welcomes Court Judgment Dismissing Jiba’s Attempt To Get Job Back

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has welcomed the Western Cape High Court judgment dismissing Nomgcobo Jiba's bid to get her job back.Jiba had asked the court to...

DA To Elect New Fedex Chair, Assess ‘Dismal’ Election Performance Today

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will on Sunday elect a new Federal Council chair as the party assessed its dismal performance during this year's general election.Helen Zille,...