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Max Verstappen of the Red Bulls took the World Championship lead from Lewis Hamilton with a brilliant performance on Sunday.


All Black fullback Jordie Barrett was shown a red card after suspecting he was kicking an opponent while collecting a high ball.


Attacking midfielder Lebogang Manyama of the Kaizer Chiefs is back in training as he is fully fit after a knee injury.

Latest sports news: Lebogang Manyama of the Kaizer Chiefs during the 2020/21 DStv Premiership game between the Orlando Pirates and the Kaizer Chiefs on January 30, 2020 at Orlando Stadium, Soweto Pic Sydney Mahlangu / BackpagePix

The South African government is reportedly considering reopening football stadiums to fans fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Former PSL striker Sandile Ndlovu says Royal AM will have to cut their squad and get used to life in the DStv Premiership sooner rather than later.

Gareth Bale scored a hat trick including a 93rd-minute win when Wales beat Belarus 3-2 in Sunday’s World Cup qualifiers.


England were set a terrifying goal of 368 to win their fourth Test against India in the oval on Sunday after the tourists were knocked out of the ground for 466 in their second innings on the fourth day.

Left spinner Ajaz Patel ran through Bangladesh’s top ranking with a 4-16 career best when New Zealand returned to the international Twenty20 series of five games with a 52-run win in Dhaka on Sunday.

India’s head coach Ravi Shastri was forced to stay at the team hotel after testing positive for Covid-19 during the ongoing fourth test against England in the oval, a statement from the India Cricket Control Committee said on Sunday.


South African Lloyd Harris has reached the fourth round of the US Open after pissing off Canadian Denis Shapovalov in straight sentences in New York on Saturday.

Current sports news Latest sports news: Lloyd Harris of South Africa celebrates a match win against Denis Shapovalov of Canada during his third round match in men’s singles on day six of the US Open 2021 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 4, 2021 in Flushing, Queens, New York City . (Photo by Al Bello / Getty Images)

The American Reilly Opelka took the highest fine to date at the US Open for paying $ 10,000 for oversized logos on his equipment bag.

Additional coverage from AFP.