Highlanders hold off Blues to win Super Rugby clash

The Otago Highlanders survived a ferocious second-half fightback from the Auckland Blues to win their all-New Zealand Super rugby clash 30-24 in Dunedin on Saturday.

Russia cuts 2018 World Cup stadium capacity

The Russian government has decided to cut the capacity of the Luzhniki stadium, which will hold the final of the 2018 World Cup, by 8,000 to 81,000.


Ajax relieved to be in Nedbank Cup semis

Striker Nathan Paulse says the Urban Warriors’ win over Bidvest Wits was a relief for his teammates.


Simeone aims to adjust Madrid power balance by eliminating Real

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone knows that to complete his transformation Madrid's football balance of power, Atletico must eliminate Real from the Champions League.

Ajax school Tuks with a 2-0 victory

Ajax Cape Town ground out a 2-0 win over the University of Pretoria in their Absa Premiership match at Cape Town Stadium on Friday evening.

Aston Villa hungry for FA Cup glory

The Midlands club is not entirely safe from relegation from the Premier League.

Waratahs end Hurricanes' unbeaten run

The loss for the Hurricanes was not enough to knock them off the top of the Super 15 ladder but for the Waratahs it meant a rapid rise from 10th place into the top six.

Stormers confident ahead of Force face-off

Coach Allister Coetzee feels the match-day squad has been chosen with the strengths of the Force in mind.

Horn confirms World Cup quota selection

Mike Horn said there was truth to the reports of Vernon Philander being chosen ahead of in-form Kyle Abbott to meet quota requirements.

Holder earns Windies draw despite Anderson record

Jason Holder struck his maiden test century to lead West Indies to a draw in the first test in Antigua on Friday after James Anderson had become England's leading test wicket-taker

Federer beaten by Monfils in Monte Carlo

Former world number one Roger Federer was beaten 6-4 7-6(5) by local favourite Gael Monfils in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Dimitrov ousts Wawrinka from Monte Carlo Masters

Grigor Dimitrov routed defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka 6-1, 6-2 at the Monte Carlo Masters.