Pinot impressive in Tour De France stage opener

The French climber finished the 13.8-km course in 18th place, 41 seconds behind stage winner Rohan Dennis.

South African Van Zyl leads French Open

The 36-year-old Van Zyl shot a flawless seven-under-par 64 to move two ahead of Germany's Max Kieffer (65) who is also looking for his maiden tour title.


Cycling: Froome more relaxed now he's not champion

In 2014, Chris Froome crashed three times in two days and left the race during the fifth stage with a broken wrist.


Fighting Fit - Different fight, new loss

In week two of Simon Stephens' MMA training, he's pushed to another level of pain.

Guerrero seals Copa third place for Peru

Trigger happy striker Paolo Guerrero has now scored seven of Peru's last 10 goals at the Copa America.

White woman makes waves coaching township team

Tracy Pepper has broken the coaching mould, guiding Alexandra United to a second place finish in the ABC Motsepe league, the third tier of South African football.

Dixon shines as Highlanders storm to first title

The match was played at a frenetic pace with Lima Sopoaga's fifth minute penalty the only points in the first quarter despite both sides hammering away at each other.

Muliaina charged over alleged assault

Muliaina won 100 caps for the All Blacks between 2003 and 2011 before moving to Japan after the last World Cup and then to Ireland in 2014.

Proteas cruise to victory over Bangladesh

The outing was a positive start to the tour after the winter break; all of the bowlers ran in for at least an over, and the top four batsmen spent valuable time at the crease.

Proteas apologise for drone security breach

Ground staff were taken by a surprise when they saw the device overhead, controlled on the ground by a South Africa team official.

Holder Kvitova bows out to Jankovic

Second seed Kvitova had breezed through the first two rounds but after taking the first set against 30-year-old Jankovic she made too many errors allowing the 28th seed to triumph.

Serena sets up clash with sister Venus

World number one Serena Williams will face her sister Venus in the last 16 -- their 26th career meeting -- as she continues her bid for a sixth Wimbledon crown.