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.

Court battle over South African child's Hindu-Muslim surname

A legal battle over a South African child's surname between his Hindu father and Muslim mother is being seen as a challenge aimed at changing the country's legislation regarding children born out of wedlock.

In-form Aussies chase fifth Cricket World Cup
In-form Aussies chase fifth Cricket World Cup

Australia are peaking at the right time for a crack at their fifth World Cup triumph and will go into next month`s tournament at home on top of the rankings.

Jacques Kallis says Gurinder Sandhu ready for international cricket
Jacques Kallis says Gurinder Sandhu ready for international cricket

South African cricket great Jacques Kallis said his Sydney Thunder teammate Gurinder Sandhu, who was drafted into Australia's One-Day International (ODI) squad for the tri-series against England and India, had proven he possessed the skills required to perform at the international level.

Leander Paes enters Chennai Open 2nd round with straight sets win
Leander Paes enters Chennai Open 2nd round with straight sets win

Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes, teaming up with South African Ravfen Klaasen, on Tuesday made a winning start to his Chennai Open doubles campaign, notching up a comfortable straight sets victory in the first round.

Leander Paes to team up with South African doubles ace Raven Klaasen for 2015 season
Leander Paes to team up with South African doubles ace Raven Klaasen for 2015 season

Top South African doubles tennis player Raven Klaasen has revealed that he has teamed up with Indian doubles icon and former world number one Leander Paes for next year.

Bouncer should not be outlawed: Allan Donald
Bouncer should not be outlawed: Allan Donald

South African pace legend Allan Donald has called on cricket bosses not to consider banning bouncers as they revisit safety in the sport in the wake of the tragic death of Australian cricketer Philip Hughes.

Indian-origin radiographer elected ISRRT President

A South African Indian-origin radiographer has been elected as the president of the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT).

South African school kids hospitalised after being fed glass

At least 66 South African children have been hospitalised after eating school lunches tainted with crushed glass and stones, education officials said today.

South Africa`s last farewell to slain football captain
South Africa`s last farewell to slain football captain

South Africans turned out in huge numbers in Durban on Saturday for the funeral of national football captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa, who was murdered last weekend.

Chad le Clos confident of beating Michael Phelps again in Rio Olympics
Chad le Clos confident of beating Michael Phelps again in Rio Olympics

Chad le Clos, one of the few men to have beaten Michael Phelps at the Olympics, has thrown down the challenge to his old rival, urging him to get back into training so they can have a rematch at Rio in 2016.

Oscar Pistorius getting 'special' treatment over other disabled prisoners in same jail
Oscar Pistorius getting 'special' treatment over other disabled prisoners in same jail

Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius is getting a different treatment than other disabled prisoners in the same South African jail, according to a researcher.

Harinder Pal Sandhu beats Mahesh Harinder Pal to win JSW Indian Squash title
Harinder Pal Sandhu beats Mahesh Harinder Pal to win JSW Indian Squash title

Displaying awesome prowess, third seed Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu got the better of top seed Mahesh Harinder Pal in straight games to bag the title in the Jaipur leg of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit here on Sunday.

South African court postpones Malema corruption trial

A South African court on Tuesday suspended the corruption trial of firebrand politician Julius Malema, pushing the high-profile case against the self-appointed graft-buster back by nearly a year.

CLT20 2014: Dolphins take on table-toppers KKR in dead rubber
CLT20 2014: Dolphins take on table-toppers KKR in dead rubber

Beleaguered Dolphins will play for pride when they take on a mighty Kolkata Knight Riders in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here on Monday.

Bagel blitz as Agnieszka Radwanska down Chanelle Scheepers in Seoul
Bagel blitz as Agnieszka Radwanska down Chanelle Scheepers in Seoul

Top seed and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska handed out a humiliating 6-0, 6-0 beating to Chanelle Scheepers on Wednesday to reach the WTA Korea Open quarter-finals.

Oscar Pistorius trial: ''Dolus eventualis'', the legal Latin on South Africa's lips
Oscar Pistorius trial: ''Dolus eventualis'', the legal Latin on South Africa's lips

It is a little-known legal concept with a Latin name, and in the last 24 hours South Africans and millions more around the world glued to the Oscar Pistorius verdict have been feverishly trying to get their heads around it: `Dolus eventualis`.

Judge grants Oscar Pistorius bail, sentencing due October 13
Judge grants Oscar Pistorius bail, sentencing due October 13

South African Judge Thokozile Masipa on Friday extended Oscar Pistorius`s bail and set a date of October 13 for sentencing on a charge of culpable homicide.