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Nike to End Financial Penalties For Pregnant Athletes – Report

US sporting goods giant Nike, under fire for financially penalizing sponsored athletes who become pregnant, is changing its maternity policy, the New York Times reported. “We’ve recognized Nike, Inc., can do more, and there is an important opportunity for the sports industry collectively to evolve to better support female athletes,” Sandra Carreon-John, a Nike spokeswoman, […]

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Curtain Up For Returning Federer At Roland Garros

Roger Federer returns to a new look Roland Garros on Sunday after a four-year absence, admitting he’ll be an underdog in his attempt to claim a 21st Grand Slam title. The 37-year-old Swiss star is the headline act on opening day, 10 years after his one triumph in Paris and two decades since his tournament […]

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I Owe It All To Niki – Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton said he owed his status as a five-time world champion to Niki Lauda after dedicating his 85th pole position to him on Saturday at the Monaco Grand Prix. The defending champion and current series leader also explained why he felt it was right for him to withdraw from speaking at a scheduled pre-event […]

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Smith Hundred Sets Up Australia Warm-Up Win

Steve Smith ignored the jeers of the crowd to mark his first match against England since a ball-tampering ban with a century that set up Australia’s 12-run win in a World Cup warm-up clash at Southampton on Saturday. Smith’s 116 was the centrepiece of world champions Australia’s 297 for nine. A target of 298 proved […]

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Boult Strikes As New Zealand Thrash India

Trent Boult starred with the ball as New Zealand thrashed India in a World Cup warm-up match at the Oval on Saturday. The left-arm seamer exploited overcast conditions and a pitch with plenty of grass cover to finish with four for 33 as India were skittled out for just 179 in 39.2 overs. Ross Taylor […]

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Grand Slam Clock Ticking For Weary Serena

With her 38th birthday fast approaching, the clock is ticking for Serena Williams and on her pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros. The American star won her most recent major at the Australian Open in 2017 while pregnant. However, the all-time record of 24 majors set by Australia’s Margaret Court […]

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Hamilton Dedicates ‘Beautiful’ Pole To Lauda

Lewis Hamilton said Saturday he wanted to dedicate his “beautiful” pole-clinching lap at the Monaco Grand Prix to Niki Lauda, who died earlier this week. The emotional defending five-time champion was animated after the session, leaping into catch fencing and shouting on his team radio, before talking to reporters. Hamilton had set an outright all-time […]

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Sharks Do The Double Over Hapless Lions

The Sharks made it a double over the Lions, beating them 27-17 in Durban on Saturday. Not only was it their second win over the Johannesburg outfit this season, but it meant the Lions are still winless against South African teams this year. The three-tries-to-two victory saw the Sharks rise to second in the South […]

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President Ramaphosa Can Take Us Forward – Meyer

Former constitutional development minister Roelf Meyer says he believes President Cyril Ramaphosa is the man who can take South Africa forward. Ramaphosa and Meyer worked together as negotiators during a sensitive period in South Africa as the country made its transition into democracy. He says Ramaphosa is the right man who can make South Africans […]

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Malema Warns Ramaphosa Against Appointing Pravin Gordhan

As President Cyril Ramaphosa readies to appoint his Cabinet, EFF leader Julius Malema says if he appoints outgoing Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, he will be a Constitutional delinquent. Malema says the eff backed former public protector Thuli Mandonsela in her findings against former president Jacob Zuma. And they are ready to back advocate Busisiwe […]

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