Other Sports & Off The Pitch News
Qatar ready for summer or winter World Cup11/12/2013 16:45
Qatar is prepared to stage the 2022 World Cup in the summer or in the winter and will abide by whatever decision world governing body FIFA takes on the matter according to a senior official in Doha.
End of an era: Mbalula11/12/2013 16:34
The death of Jacob "Baby Jake" Matlala signals the end of a golden era in boxing, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said at a memorial service in honour of the legendary boxer in Nasrec, Johannesburg, on Monday.
Man United must raise their game on all fronts11/12/2013 13:34
David Moyes can take solace in avoiding another home defeat and a 51-year low but his Manchester United side will have to raise their game considerably if they are to go much further in the Champions League.
Proteas win toss and bat against India11/12/2013 13:26
South Africa won the toss and chose to bat in their third and final One Day International (ODI) against India, in Centurion, on Wednesday.
Matlala the epitome of a true champ: Maile11/12/2013 12:42
Jacob "Baby Jake" Matlala represented the best there was in boxing, Gauteng sport MEC Lebogang Maile said at his memorial service in Nasrec, Johannesburg, on Wednesday.
Cummins voted Australia's top player11/12/2013 12:35
Wallaby winger Nick Cummins on Wednesday upstaged Israel Folau and Michael Hooper to be voted the Australian players' player of the year.
City boss eyes Arsenal after stunning Bayern11/12/2013 12:26
Manchester City's Manuel Pellegrini admitted keeping his stars fresh for Saturday's Premier League visit from leaders Arsenal had been a factor in their stunning 3-2 win at Bayern Munich.
Captains Cook, Clarke reach the 100 mark together11/12/2013 12:05
In a stat among stats for a sport which places extraordinary value on centuries and numbers, opposing captains Michael Clarke and Alastair Cook will each earn their 100th test caps in the third Ashes match of the series.
Matlala a humble man: Ngatane11/12/2013 11:41
Jacob "Baby Jake" Matlala will always be remembered for his humility, Peter Ngatane said at the boxing legend's memorial service in Nasrec, Johannesburg, on Wednesday.
Barcelona to let fans decide on the new Camp Nou11/12/2013 10:18
Barcelona will ask their fans to decide on whether the club should rebuild their Camp Nou stadium or move to a new site, vice-president Javier Faus told local radio on Tuesday.
Taylor ton guides NZ to 307-6 vs W.Indies11/12/2013 8:27
New Zealand's Ross Taylor made the most of a second chance given to him by the West Indies and scored a century which guided the hosts to 307-6 at stumps on Wednesday on the first day of the second test.
United beats Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 to top group11/12/2013 8:10
Manchester United rediscovered the winning feeling at Old Trafford by beating Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday to finish top of Group A and eliminate the Ukrainian champions.