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September 6, 2017 5:10 PM Rublev Ready To Live Up To Nadal's Praise

Hungry for more, Andrey Rublev’s first Grand Slam quarter-final is not enough. The #NextGenATP Russian is the first to admit he was dealt a lesson in his showdown with top seed Rafael Nadal on Thursday. But the 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 defeat only served to inspire the 19 year old to practise harder and “improve everything” for the next time they cross paths. And the praise 141

September 6, 2017 3:09 AM Carnival fireworks set for Friday night

CARNIVAL-goers will on Friday be spoilt for choice on the biggest night of this year’s edition of the Harare International Carnival, with three high-profile events — Samba Night, Rhumba Night and Dancehall Night — packed into the same evening. Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive officer Karikoga Kaseke confirmed the developments, saying 82

September 2, 2017 1:04 PM Thompson salvages for poor outing at Worlds

Miller-Uibo grabs limelight in Belgium Golden League Brussels: Elaine Thompson salvaged her year by storming to victory in the lucrative season-ending 100 metres in Brussels on Friday after flopping in the world championships. The 25-year-old Jamaican, who finished a lowly fifth place in the 100m in London, screamed through the finish line in 10.92 seconds 96

September 2, 2017 10:16 AM Kenyans Light Up Brussels

As anticipated Kenya's World champions Conseslus Kipruto, Hellen Obiri and Faith Chepng'etich signed off their seasons in style, winning their respective Diamond league Series race in Brussels on Friday night. In a replica of the World Championships in London, Kipruto showed Moroccan Souflane El Bakkali and Evan Jager from USA, who the 3,000m steeplechase 82

September 2, 2017 4:14 AM Thompson wins 100m, cops Diamond trophy

Thompson, 10.92 was thrilled with the win after crossing the line in front after a close battle with the Ivorian who clocked 10.93 with Blessing Okagbare, 11.07 taking third place. "I'm feeling great, I'm happy I finished the season injury-free, the weather wasn't great but I'm happy I was able to execute," Thompson told The Gleaner. "I learnt a lot this season 76

September 1, 2017 10:35 PM Miller-Uibo completes 200m/400m Diamond Trophy double in Brussels – IAAF Diamond League

Shaunae Miller-Uibo of The Bahamas added the 400m Diamond Trophy to the 200m version she had won a week earlier in Zurich at the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals, clocking a world-leading 49.46 at the AG Insurance Van Damme Memorial in Brussels on Friday (1). The Olympic 400m champion had appeared on the brink of adding a world title at her specialist 92

September 1, 2017 10:06 PM Kipyegon vs Hassan 1500m duel lights up Brussels – IAAF Diamond League

On a night when a major power cut in northern Brussels affected operations at the second IAAF Diamond League final of the season at the King Baudoin Stadium, world champion Faith Kipyegon and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands lit up the AG Memorial Van Damme with an all-out surge around the final lap of the 1500m which eventually saw the Kenyan edge ahead 77

August 30, 2017 11:01 AM Botswana: Hosting Motor Sport Sign of Growth

Olopeng was speaking at Wings Motor Park in Mmamashia, north of Gaborone during the Motocross of African Nations (MXoAN 2017) recently. He described MXoAN as the pinnacle of motocross events in Africa and the sport's equivalent to the All Africa Games, adding that it provided a platform for the cream of the continent's top riders and Botswana as a new federation 74

August 29, 2017 8:53 AM Botswana: Ashwell Dethrones Branch

Gaborone — Botswana star rider Ross Branch is disappointed with managing only a fourth position at the 2017 Motocross of African Nations (MXoAN 2017) event which took place over the weekend at the Wings Moto Park at Mmamashia north of Gaborone. The highly anticipated MX1 event at the competition pitted Branch against Zimbabwean rival Jayden Ashwell who emerged 75

August 29, 2017 6:44 AM Free Yourself, Free Others and Serve Every Day: The Legacy of Nelson Mandela An interview with Yase Godlo recorded on August 5th, 2017

Manager of the International Mandela Day Campaign at the Nelson Mandela Foundation, shares his memories of Nelson Mandela, the man and the leader. In this moving interview, he shares his hopes for South Africa, how the values of Mandela should live on, and how the Nelson Mandela Foundation continues to spread the message of “Free yourself, free others 108