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  • Botswana hosts WBC Pan African title bouts

    December 7, 2017 3:00 PM 172

    Four bouts are internationals while the other two are for the World Boxing Association (WBA) Pan African titles. Boxers are from the hosts, Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Kenya. Boxers from Botswana are Steven Bagwasi, Moabi Ngaka, Kutlwano Ogaketse and Tshephang Babui from D’scud Boxing stable. PBAB president

  • Lack of funds hinder fencing growth

    November 15, 2017 4:00 AM 233

    The association would be hosting an awards ceremony on December 2, which was last held 15 years ago. The association will also host the national championships on the same day. The national championships are expected to bring the house down with athletes vying for positions in the national teams. The most interesting is the juniors category where a team that will represent

  • Coetzee: Boks v All Blacks RWC 2019 opener 'huge'

    November 2, 2017 9:32 AM 235

    Cape Town - Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says their 2019 Rugby World Cup opener against the All Blacks will be a huge match in every sense. World Rugby announced the draw for the tournament in Tokyo on Thursday, with South Africa to face New Zealand in their opening Pool B match in Yokohama on Saturday, September 21, 2019. “We play the number one side in the world

  • Aguero breaks Man City record in thrilling win at Napoli

    November 2, 2017 2:56 AM 138

    The Argentine struck his historic 178th goal for City in the 69th minute to help settle a magnificent contest between the English and Italian league leaders. LONDON - Manchester City’s all-conquering season reached new peaks as Sergio Aguero became the club’s all-time top scorer with a decisive goal in a thrilling 4-2 victory at Napoli that put them into the Champions

  • Manchester City performance in win against Napoli pleases Pep Guardiola

    November 2, 2017 1:08 AM 113

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was pleased with the character shown by his players, who rallied from behind for a 4-2 knockouts-clinching victory at Napoli in Champions League group play on Wednesday. City trailed 1-0 to a Lorenzo Insigne strike after 21 minutes following a sluggish start. But headers from defenders Nicolas Otamendi and John Stones

  • Ederson, Stones, Otamendi, Sterling all rate 9/10 in Man City win at Napoli

    November 1, 2017 11:41 PM 79

    This was a historic performance from Manchester City and not just because of Sergio Aguero breaking the club's all-time scoring record. This may well go down in the future as the night City confirmed their status as proper contenders for football's greatest title. Pushed and tested to the limit by a Napoli side that had plenty of guile, City came through

  • Aguero gets City record in Maradona’s stadium

    November 1, 2017 11:34 PM 40

    NAPLES, Italy — Anything related to Diego Maradona at Napoli’s San Paolo stadium is cause for celebration. So when Sergio Aguero — Maradona’s former son-in-law — became Manchester City’s all-time top scorer with a goal in a 4-2 victory over Napoli on Wednesday, it seemed like there was a bit of destiny in the air. “This moment is unique,” Aguero said. “The shirt

  • Spurs, Man City qualify on good night for English clubs

    November 1, 2017 11:29 PM 45

    English clubs shone in the Champions League on Wednesday as Tottenham humbled Real Madrid and Manchester City beat Napoli to secure their places in the knockout stages with two games remaining. Tottenham ended Real’s five-year unbeaten run in the Champions League group stage with a storming 3-1 at Wembley. Dele Alli scored twice on his return from a three-game

  • Champions League: Bayern Munich complete perfect October as they edge Celtic

    October 31, 2017 9:59 PM 52

    Bayern Munich won their sixth successive game since the return of coach Jupp Heynckes to book their place in the last 16. Goals from Kingsley Coman and Javi Martinez disposed of a spirited Celtic side. A bloodied Javi Martinez was the matchwinner as his thumping header gave Bayern Munich yet another victory under Jupp Heynckes. The treble winning coach

  • Roma thrash Chelsea 3-0 to claim top spot in Champions League group

    October 31, 2017 9:54 PM 40

    Roma have passed Chelsea in the standings thanks to a fantastic brace from Stephan El Shaarawy. Stephan El Shaarawy and AS Roma ran rampant over Chelsea, utterly dominating their English opponents in Champions League action as they ran out 3-0 winners in Italy thanks to a first-half brace from Il Faraone and a decidedly poor showing from the Blues’ defense