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Relief Faf commends "firm", clinical "Proteas"

Cardiff – The pressure of having passed four games without victory at the World Cup in 2019 weighs heavily on Proteas captain Faf du Plessis but Saturday's nine wicket victory over Afghanistan in Cardiff, South Africans have moved in right direction. The semi-finals are still far away, but the Proteins are at least running. "Very relieved and a little easier" …

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Liverpool should go out for Hakim Ziyech

It's a bit difficult to predict Liverpool's summer transfer plans after their Champions League win, and the season they had in the Premier League. The Reds were strengthened last summer when duo Fabinho and Alisson played key roles for the club. Adding more freshness to their team must be on Jurgen Klopp's summer agenda, but Manchester City – Liverpool's rivals …

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Bulls hammer Lions in dominant Loftus display

Cape Town – A non-stop point-fest ended with the Bulls coming away from thei r Super Rugby encounter against the Lions at Loftus Versveld with a 48-27 win. The match started in stunning fashion. Inside the first minute, Aphiwe Dyanti shrugged off a couple of weak tackles from Jannes Kirsten and Handre Pollard before offloading to Hacjivah Dayimani, who raced …

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Classy Am leads Sharks' smash-and-grab at Newlands citizen

One team shook off tears, the other of the Sharks joy brought storms 12-9 on Newlands on Saturday in a tense but scrappy game to qualify for the next weekend's Super Rugby playoffs. While the game never reached any remarkable heights, Durbanites have set themselves up for a possible quarter-final next weekend against Brumbies in Canberra. Another painful season is …

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Ronaldo served with papers in the US rape target – the citizen

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has been served with court cases in the course of violence in the United States, according to documents his lawyers submitted on Friday. This year's five-year-old player Ronaldo is accused of rape Kathryn Mayorga, who claims that the Portuguese football star surprised her at a hotel in Las Vegas in 2009. Ronaldo, 34, former Manchester United …

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Brazil v Bolivia 15 June 2019

Copa America Result: Brazil 3-0 Bolivia Date: 15 June 2019 Venue: Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo After being booed off at halftime, Brazil rallied back to thrash Bolivia in their opening 2019 Copa America clash, with Philippe Coutinho playing a starring role. Selecao coach opted for the likes of Richarlison, Roberto Firmino and David Neres as his front three, surprisingly …

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Manchester City withdraws to sign Leicester City defender Harry Maguire report

Manchester United's chances of signing Leicester City defender Harry Maguire have been encouraged by Manchester City as their £ 80 million price tag, according to reports. The defender, who has had two magnificent seasons at the top level, received acute interest from Man United last summer but decided to stay at Leicester. Jose Mourinho explicitly expressed his anger at the …

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Holy jumping Jurassic joy: Devoted Raptors fans wanted to "be there" to see history made

Jumping. At Jurassic Park, the outdoor corral in downtown Toronto where 20,000 people watched, on giant screens, the Toronto Raptors, Canada's only basketball team, defeated the Golden State Warriors and won the country's first NBA championship on Thursday night, it was all about jumping up and down. Once you started jumping, you can't really stop judging from the evidence. When …

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