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Next month’s Joburg Open to usher in SA summer golf season

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The start of the Sunshine Tour and European Tour’s major summer season in SA golf will be ushered in by the 2021 Joburg Open to be played at Randpark Golf Club from November 25 to 28.

Monday, Oct 18

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Embattled Swallows coach Truter confident team will soon turn the corner

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Brandon Truter’s head is not far from the guillotine as results continue to elude him but the embattled Swallows coach is confident there is hope for the future and that his club can turn the corner.

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I trust the doctors and scientists on vaccination, says Man City's Guardiola

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has encouraged players to get vaccinated against Covid-19 after the recent rise in cases in Britain.

Curtis Campher blazes through Netherlands with four wickets in four balls

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Ireland seamer Curtis Campher accomplished the rare feat of taking four wickets in four consecutive deliveries when he ran through the Netherlands middle order batting in their Twenty20 World Cup match in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

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Proteas can beat anyone on their day, says Rabada ahead of World Cup opener against Australia

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Kagiso Rabada has said South Africans can expect the Proteas to fight tooth and nail during the T20 Cricket World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and that the team is determined to bring the trophy back home.

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Kyle Larson scores big win at Texas Motor Speedway

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The undisputed top driver in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021 earned the chance to finish his best season off with a championship on Sunday when he won the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in overtime

Sunday, Oct 17

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Brace from Zwane as Sundowns shares the spoils with Congolese side AS Maniema Union

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A brace from an inspired Themba Zwane helped Mamelodi Sundowns to a share of the spoils as the South African side was held to a 2-2 draw by Congolese side AS Maniema Union in an away first leg Caf Champions League second round preliminary…

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Kenya's Elisha Rotich, Ethiopian Tigist Memuye win Paris Marathon

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Kenya's Elisha Rotich won the men's race and Ethiopia's Tigist Memuye topped the women's podium at the Paris Marathon on Sunday.

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Starc says Australia have to play well in T20 World Cup opener against the Proteas

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Paceman Mitchell Starc has warned Australia's rivals not to read too much into the team's recent poor form, saying the squad now assembled in the United Arab Emirates was preparing only to win the T20 World Cup.

Coach Gavin Hunt starting to look over his shoulder as Chippa continue to struggle

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Chippa United coach Gavin Hunt is starting to look over his shoulder after the 4-0 DStv Premiership thrashing by rampant Kaizer Chiefs at FNB Stadium on Saturday left them sitting third from the bottom.

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Cricket SA welcomes fans back to stadiums, tickets for T20 tournament available from Monday

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Cricket SA (CSA) will be the first federation to welcome fans back into stadiums for domestic matches after the organisation announced on Sunday that a maximum of 2,000 fully vaccinated supporters will be able to buy tickets for the…

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Daka becomes first Zambian to score a Premier League goal as Leicester sink Man United

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Leicester City fired on all cylinders late on to beat Manchester United 4-2 at home in the Premier League on Saturday, ending a four-match winless run and piling more pressure on visiting manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Saturday, Oct 16

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Barca coach Koeman hints at Aguero debut, Ansu Fati start

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Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman hinted that forward Sergio Aguero could make his debut in Sunday's LaLiga home meeting with Valencia.

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McCarthy laments poor first half as Usuthu draw 0-0 against Mazembe in a Caf Champions League tie in Durban

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A poor first half led to AmaZulu FC drawing 0-0 against DR Congo’s TP Mazembe in the first leg of the Caf Champions League second preliminary round at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, Usuthu coach Benni McCarthy said after the match on…

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Pirates caretaker coach Mandla Ncikazi happy with performance in Congo against CSMD Diables Noirs

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Orlando Pirates caretaker coach Mandla Ncikazi is satisfied with his side's gutsy performance during the 0-0 draw with CSMD Diables Noirs of the Congo in Brazzaville on Friday.

Wales' Amos to retire at 27 and focus on medical career

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Wales and Cardiff fullback Hallam Amos will retire from rugby when the 2021-22 season ends in order to focus on his medical career, the 27-year-old announced on Thursday.

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Pirates caretaker coach Mandla Ncikazi happy with performance in the DRC against CSMD Diables Noirs

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Orlando Pirates caretaker coach Mandla Ncikazi is satisfied with his side's gutsy performance during the 0-0 draw with CSMD Diables Noirs of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in Brazzaville on Friday.

Netball coach to take a good look at players

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Netball Proteas coach Dorette Badenhorst to use the forthcoming series to assess players

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Kaizer Chiefs suffering 'confidence' crisis, says Olympic silver medallist Khotso Mokoena

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Olympic long jump silver medallist Khotso Mokoena believes Kaizer Chiefs' slump in form could be attributed to a lack of "confidence" among players.

Rashford must prioritise football, says Solskjaer

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Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford must "prioritise his football" to deal with the challenges of playing for his club and country, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said.

Friday, Oct 15

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Pirates and AmaZulu held to goalless draws in Caf Confederation Cup action

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Orlando Pirates were held to a 0-0 draw by CSMD Diables Noirs during the first leg of their Caf Confederation Cup preliminary round clash in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Friday.

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United Rugby Championship (URC) coming to SA next month

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SA teams in the United Rugby Championship (URC) - the Bulls, Lions, Sharks and Stormers - will host their European counterparts at home next month.

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Benitez, Rodgers rule out Newcastle switch amid Bruce speculation

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Everton manager Rafa Benitez and Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers distanced themselves from rumours linking them to the Newcastle United job after the Premier League club was purchased by a Saudi Arabia-led consortium last week.

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Mabaso hoping for a better run for Orlando Pirates in the Caf Confed Cup

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Orlando Pirates can do better than they have done in recent times in the Caf Confederation Cup, Orlando Pirates utility player Abel Mabaso said ahead of the Buccaneers’ trip to Congo where they’ll meet Diables Noirs in the first leg of the…

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Mngqithi says Lebusa back for Sundowns, should not have been released from Bafana

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Mamelodi Sundowns got a boost ahead of their Caf Champions League match in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday after it was revealed key defender Mosa Lebusa is fit to travel with the team.

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Three points for Chippa United is what matters, says Hunt

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Chippa United head coach Gavin Hunt is well aware of the task that faces his side when they face a desperate Kaizer Chiefs at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.

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CSA unveil Proteas playing kit for the upcoming T20 World Cup

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Cricket South Africa (CSA) and apparel partner Castore have revealed the playing kit to be worn by the Proteas during the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman.

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British No. 1 title 'great bonus' as Norrie advances at Indian Wells

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Becoming the British No. 1 is a "great bonus," Cameron Norrie said on Thursday, after stunning Diego Schwartzman 6-0 6-2 to reach his first-ever Masters 1000 semi-final at Indian Wells.

Pitting was Hamilton's best option in Turkey, say Mercedes

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Lewis Hamilton could have completed last Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix without stopping but he would have finished lower than the fifth place he ended up with, his Mercedes team said in a debrief on Wednesday

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Chinese GP set to be absent from F1 calendar for third year

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Formula One will publish a record 23-race 2022 calendar on Friday but the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai is set to be absent for the third year in a row