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The 100th edition of the Tour de France started in blazing sunshine in Corsica on Saturday with the first stage a 213-kilometre ride up the Mediterranean island's east coast.
Nico Rosberg clocked the fastest time for Mercedes in the final practice for the British Grand Prix, while Sergio Perez's tyre failure threw Pirelli in the spotlight again.
The Wallabies beat the British and Irish Lions 16-15 to level the three-Test series in a titanic second Test in Melbourne on Saturday.
The prospect of securing a Super Rugby playoff berth for the first time is likely to curtail the Cheetahs' enterprising play when they clash with the Stormers at Newlands.
The British and Irish Lions are poised to secure their first series in 16 years while the Wallabies have their backs to the wall and must win Saturday's pivotal second Test.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has postponed its annual awards day indefinitely, due to the ailing health of former president Nelson Mandela.
Gordon Igesund has opted for youth in the Bafana Bafana squad for the southern African Cosafa Cup in Zambia next month.
Portugal and Nigeria won their final Group B matches to reach the last-16 of the Under-20 World Cup on Thursday, while third-place South Korea still has a chance of advancing.
Murder accused athlete Oscar Pistorius is reportedly back in training following a long hiatus after he was charged with murder in February.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli urged his players to follow the example of Confederations Cup conquerors Spain after the Azzurri lost a penalty shoot-out 7-6 in the semifinals.
New Zealand clinched the Twenty20 series against England after the second and final match between the teams was abandoned Thursday because of persistent rain.
World No 1 Novak Djokovic condemned the United States to their worst Wimbledon men's performance in over a century.
Sports minister Fikile Mbalula said South Africa is doing its part against doping at the announcement that SA would host the World Conference on Doping in Sport in November.
Sports minister Fikile Mbalula said he would meet with the Olympic body on Friday to get to grips with what led to ASA's suspension.
Australia's Mark Webber is to leave Formula One at the end of the current season, he announced on his official website on Thursday.
Waikato Chiefs will reclaim top place in the Super 15 standings on Friday by winning a New Zealand derby against visiting Wellington Hurricanes.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said on Wednesday that a deal for Malaga midfielder Isco has already been agreed with the selling club and the player himself.
The Sunshine Tour's professional golfers showed their support to Nelson Mandela by wearing beaded South African flags during the Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament.
Professional football player Aaron Hernandez was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder in the shooting death of a friend.
A 0-0 draw against Chippa United on Wednesday was enough for Mpumalanga Black Aces to gain promotion into next season's Premiership.
The day began, oddly enough, with word that Roger Federer's orange-soled shoes did not conform to Wimbledon's all-white dress code and would need to be replaced.
A towering Paulinho header saw Brazil edge out Uruguay 2-1 on Wednesday in an ill-tempered Confederations Cup semifinal in Belo Horizonte.
World number two Rory McIlroy has forgone competing in this week's US PGA National to contest the Irish Open.
Juventus are said to have paid Manchester around R180 million and offered the footballer a three-year contract worth over R7 million per season. would like to send you push notifications.
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