Wed, 19 September, 2018
Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto

Japanese MMA Star Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto Dies At 41

Tributes flowed Wednesday for charismatic Japanese mixed martial artist Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto, who died at age 41, three weeks after announcing a battle with cancer.Born to a family of wrestlers and martial artists, the wiry, tattoo-covered Yamamoto took on larger opponents in a wide range of MMA events, including...
Liverpool

Super Sub Firmino Hands Liverpool Flying Champions League Start Over PSG

Liverpool left it late but showed Paris Saint-Germain have plenty of work to do if they are to challenge for a first-ever Champions League title as Roberto Firmino struck a stoppage time winner in a 3-2 victory at Anfield on Tuesday.Despite the late drama, victory was well deserved for...
Red Star Belgrade

Former Winners Red Star Frustrate Napoli On Group Stage Debut

Former European Cup winners Red Star Belgrade held Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli to a creditable 0-0 draw Tuesday as the Serbian club made their debut in the Champions League group stage.Lorenzo Insigne rattled the crossbar in the first half for Napoli, while Red Star defender Milan Rodic made a vital...
Torpedo SwimRun

Cape Town Lifesavers Dominate At The Torpedo SwimRun Wild

Torpedo SwimRun Wild took place over two days in the Wilderness area over the weekend, with a 6km prologue on Friday and a 26km main event on Saturday, made up of multiple segments of swimming, running and “swambling”, which is a rugged combination of swimming and scrambling over rocks....
Britz

Britz To Draw On European Experience At World Cycling Champs

Promising South African cyclist Azulde Britz will hope to put the experience she recently gained racing in Europe to good use when she competes in the World Road Championships later this month.The 17-year-old Pretoria schoolgirl has been included in the national squad for the world event which takes place...

Yarmolenko Double Helps Hammers To Victory

Andriy Yarmolenko scored twice on his first start for West Ham as they climbed off the foot of the English Premier League table with a 3-1 win away to Everton on Sunday.It was the Hammers' first league win under manager Manuel Pellegrini, whose four previous top-flight games in charge...

Hamilton Wins Singapore Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday in dominant fashion to increase his Formula One championship lead over Sebastian Vettel to 40 points with just six races remaining.The Mercedes driver led from pole to chequered flag, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen more than eight seconds behind and...

Ronaldo Off The Mark As Juventus Maintain 100% Record

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first competitive goals for Juventus on Sunday, with a second-half double by the Portuguese star giving the Italian champions a 2-1 Serie A win over Sassuolo to make it four victories from as many games.The 33-year-old tapped in from barely a yard out after a...

Sarri Wants More Goals From Hazard

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri hailed Eden Hazard as the best player in Europe after the...

Man United Survive Watford Onslaught

Jose Mourinho hailed the spirit of his Manchester United team after they withstood intense late...

Gunners Will Gain From Ozil’s Germany Exile – Emery

Unai Emery is confident that Arsenal can be the major beneficiaries from Mesut Ozil's acrimonious...

Province Punish Arrogant Lions

Western Province looks a good bet to retain their title, after the ease with which...

All Blacks ‘Absolve’ Ref

The All Blacks blamed themselves and not the referee or poor kicking as they underwent...

Hazard Hat-Trick Sees Off Cardiff

Eden Hazard scored a hat-trick as Chelsea continued their perfect start under Maurizio Sarri to...

Man City Prove Too Strong For Fulham

Leroy Sane, handed his first Manchester City start of the season, underlined the strength in...

Arsenal On The Rise Under Emery

New-era Arsenal continue to be a work in progress, but they made it three straight...

Hamilton Scorches To Pole At Singapore

Lewis Hamilton scorched to Singapore Grand Prix pole position in his Mercedes with a red...

Humble Pie Never Tasted So Delicious – Mallett

Leading South African rugby analyst and former Springboks coach Nick Mallett admitted to being amazed...

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