At 6'8", height both a boon and curse for Kevin Anderson
At 6'8", height both a boon and curse for Kevin Anderson

The World No.12 for South Africa is taking part in the Chennai Open.

Charl Schwartzel makes it fab four at Alfred Dunhill
Charl Schwartzel makes it fab four at Alfred Dunhill

The former Masters champion shook off a shaky front nine to clinch a fourth win in the first event of the 2016 Race to Dubai.

Oscar Pistorius to be moved to house arrest after serving less than a year in jail
Oscar Pistorius to be moved to house arrest after serving less than a year in jail

Oscar Pistorius, who was found guilty of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will be released on parole and moved to house arrest on October 20.

New species of human relative discovered in South Africa
New species of human relative discovered in South Africa

Scientists have discovered a new species in the human family tree - a small creature with a tiny brain - after examining a huge haul of fossilised bones found in a dark chamber of a South African cave, raising intriguing questions about our evolutionary past.

South African anti-poaching group wins UN award

A South African anti-poaching group has won a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) top prize, Champions of the Earth, for its efforts to protect the endangered rhinos.

'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorious' early release put on hold
'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorious' early release put on hold

The South African justice ministry has blocked the early release of convicted para-athlete Oscar Pistorious on Wednesday.

Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to 'South Africa legend' Clive Rice
Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to 'South Africa legend' Clive Rice

Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday expressed his condolence over the demise of former South Africa captain Clive Rice, who passed away at the age of 66 earlier Tuesday.

Tour de France, 14th Stage: Chris Froome urine attack mars Stephen Cummings`s historic victory
Tour de France, 14th Stage: Chris Froome urine attack mars Stephen Cummings`s historic victory

Race leader Chris Froome was doused with urine by a spectator as a fresh scandal engulfed the Tour de France on Saturday.

Lonmin calls report on ''Marikana massacre'' a ''vital'' step in healing

South African platinum producer Lonmin on Thursday called the findings of an investigation into a 2012 police killing of 34 miners near its mine a "vital step in the healing process."

South African arrested in Delhi in cheating case

A South African has been arrested by Delhi Police for allegedly duping an Andhra Pradesh farmer of Rs 6 lakh.

South African arrested in cheating case

A South African has been arrested by Delhi Police for allegedly duping an Andhra Pradesh farmer of Rs 6 lakh.

'Sudan`s Bashir arrives in Khartoum from South Africa'
'Sudan`s Bashir arrives in Khartoum from South Africa'

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Khartoum from Johannesburg Monday, an AFP correspondent said, after a court ordered him not to leave as it decided whether to arrest him over alleged war crimes.

AB de Villiers the `role model` for England`s Jos Buttler
AB de Villiers the `role model` for England`s Jos Buttler

 Jos Buttler said AB de Villiers was his "role model" but insisted he`d a long way to go to match the standards of the South African star despite a dazzling hundred against New Zealand at Edgbaston on Tuesday.

Jacques Kallis hails Gautam Gambhir as one the most valuable players in IPL
Jacques Kallis hails Gautam Gambhir as one the most valuable players in IPL

Former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis hailed Gautam Gambhir as one of the most valuable players in the Indian Premier League. They were part of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team which won the 2014 IPL title. Now, Kallis will work as a mentor to the team, while Gambhir continues as the skipper.

South Africa`s Kevin Anderson battles into Houston semis
South Africa`s Kevin Anderson battles into Houston semis

Kevin Anderson survived a five-hour rain delay to clinch a berth in the semi-finals of the US Clay Court Championships with a grueling 7-5, 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/3) win over Jeremy Chardy.

I only needed to make the best use of the conditions: Morne Morkel
I only needed to make the best use of the conditions: Morne Morkel

Having bagged the man of the match with impressive figures of 2/18 in the eighth Indian Premier League lung opener, South African pacer Morne Morkel says he only had to make the best use of the favourable conditions at the Eden Gardens.

Johan Botha says he is ready for IPL
Johan Botha says he is ready for IPL

Surprised at the call up, Kolkata Knight Riders' South African recruit Johan Botha, who was brought in as replacement for injured Aussie Chris Lynn, on Saturday said he's fresh after a three-week break and ready for the rigours of IPL-8 cricket tournament.

Dale Steyn praises firefighters for saving Cape Town home
Dale Steyn praises firefighters for saving Cape Town home

South African spearhead Dale Steyn praised firefighters who saved his Cape Town mountain home from the devastating flames which have engulfed one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.

Retief Goosen moves two ahead at tricky Riviera
Retief Goosen moves two ahead at tricky Riviera

South African veteran Retief Goosen survived a trying time on the back nine in tough scoring conditions at the Northern Trust Open to stretch his lead to two shots after the third round on Saturday.

Barry Richards wants ICC to legalise ball tampering to make cricket more even
Barry Richards wants ICC to legalise ball tampering to make cricket more even

The old game of bat and ball has taken a tectonic shift with the arrival of bigger, fatter willows. When such bats are used as hammers, there's no proverbial cover for poor bowler. This has been the popular narrative so far, let alone the occasional hues and cries over ball tampering.