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Blitzboks come up short against Australia in London Sevens

Siviwe Soyizwaphi

The South African Sevens rugby team has crashed out of the London Sevens tournament after losing 29-22 against Australia in the quarter-finals. The Blitzboks scored two tries in the final minute of the match, but it was not enough to claw back the lead of the Australian team. The loss also dents the chances of the Blitzboks […]

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Russian teenager stuns World No 5 Kerber on day one of French Open

Angelique Kerber in action

Reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber of Germany was knocked out of Roland Garros in the first round on Sunday by Russian world number 81 Anastasia Potapova. Kerber, bidding to complete a career Grand Slam, slumped to a 6-4, 6-2 defeat to the 18-year-old who was making her Paris debut. Kerber had come into Roland Garros […]

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Promotion playoffs race slightly open after TTM’s victory over Royal Eagles

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) defeated Royal Eagles 2-1 in a Premier Soccer League promotion/relegation playoffs match in Thohoyandou on Saturday. 

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Good win for the Stormers keeps their hopes alive

The Stormers picked up a good 34-22 win against the Highlanders at Newlands Rugby Stadium on Saturday, to keep their hopes of reaching the Super Rugby knockout stages alive.

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Federer returns on opening day at Roland Garros

Roger Federer tops the bill at the French Open on opening Sunday when he makes his long-awaited return to the Parisian clay with a first-round match against Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

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Nike to end financial penalties for pregnant athletes – report

Allyson Felix

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.

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Jaguares defeat Waratahs to extend lead against Bulls

Rugby players

Argentina's Jaguares have opened up a four-point lead over the Bulls at the top of the South African Super Rugby conference.

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Leclerc fastest in FP3 as Vettel hits the wall

Charles Leclerc

Local hero Charles Leclerc was fastest for Ferrari in final practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday while team mate Sebastian Vettel crashed, with mechanics hurrying to repair the car for qualifying.

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Australia’s Warner and Smith booed against England

David Warner and Steve Smith

Australia's David Warner and Steve Smith were both jeered on Saturday in their first match against England following a year-long ban for ball-tampering in what could be a sign of things to come during the World Cup and Ashes.

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Uncertainty over Serena fitness, Osaka form at Roland Garros

Serena-Williams

Serena Williams heads into this year's French Open as an outsider for a Grand Slam title for possibly the first time in 20 years, with questions surrounding her fitness after a poor start to the season, while Naomi Osaka looks to solidify her position at the top of the women's game with a third straight major crown.

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