Floyd Mayweather meets Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night in Las Vegas to decide who is the greatest boxer of their generation.
The betting favourite heading into the most lucrative match in boxing history is a defensive boxer known … Read the rest
According to an Australian newspaper, the South African cricket team was forced to include an injured Coloured (mixed-race) player in their line-up for the Cricket World Cup in order to adhere to the government’s racial quotas for sports. This may … Read the rest
Lawrence Dallaglio says England must make a priority of beating South Africa and turning Twickenham into a fortress ahead of the World Cup.
The Red Rose legend issued his twin challenge as Stuart Lancaster claimed to already know 80 per … Read the rest
Bulgaria’s Levski Sofia can expect another serious sanction after further crowd disturbances by their supporters. The Ultras of the Bulgarian club again unveiled pro-racism banners during their derby against the champion Ludogorets at Georgi Asparuhov stadium last weekend.
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Carrigaline United U15s made a brave decision in a crucial league match – and they’ve been punished for it in a manner that seems, at least on the face of it, unimaginably harsh.
One of the team had been subjected … Read the rest
During a training session with the Spanish national team in 2004, the Spanish national coach Luis Aragonés was recorded by a Spanish TV crew referring to French soccerplayer Thierry Henry as a “black piece of s***” to José Antonio Reyes, … Read the rest
F1 legend Michael Schumacher has left hospital after the skiing accident that nearly killed him, and is no longer in a coma, his family says.… Read the rest
Spying on rivals has hit the World Cup on the tournament’s first day of matches.
After spotting a drone hovering over its practice yesterday, France’s team manager Didier Deschamps has called for an investigation into the possibility that the team … Read the rest
Michael Schumacher’s doctors will begin lowering his sedation level in order to start the process of waking him up, his agent said on Thursday.
The seven-times F1 world champion slammed his head on a rock while skiing off-piste in the … Read the rest
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said het would neither withdraw nor apologise for his scathing comments about the national black soccer team.
Bafana Bafana are a “bunch of losers” and “unbearable, useless individuals”, he said earlier.
Mbalula said the whole country … Read the rest
by Barnaby Chesterman
South Africa ended a long, hard season with a bruising victory over France in Paris on Saturday and in so doing reaffirmed the difference between the top two in the world and the rest.
Only one team … Read the rest
by Andy Scott
France produced a stunning performance to overturn a two-goal first-leg deficit and qualify for the World Cup finals on Tuesday, beating Ukraine 3-0 in Paris.
In front of a raucous crowd at the Stade de France, Les … Read the rest
France and Portugal, two of Europe’s footballing heavyweights, face a fraught test of nerves on Tuesday with their places at the 2014 World Cup finals at stake.
France, the 1998 world champions, are 2-0 down to Ukraine after the first … Read the rest