WATCH | Graeme Smith issues #nohands challenge

Proteas Director of Cricket Graeme Smith has taken to social media to raise awareness around the coronavirus, which as of Saturday morning had infected more than 1 100 South Africans.  With the country currently experiencing a 21-day lockdown that began on Friday, citizens are required to stay at home and Smith on Saturday posted […]

Australian professional football player tests positive for Covid-19

A player from A-League side Newcastle Jets on Saturday (Mar 28) became Australia’s first professional footballer to test positive for coronavirus. Newcastle Jets team photo. (@NewcastleJetsFC) HIGHLIGHTS An A-League soccer player became 1st Australian professional footballer to test positive for Covid-19 Jets chief executive Lawrie McKinna said the player is asymptomatic and in good health […]

Wasim Akram pays ‘White flag’ tribute to doctors fighting coronavirus in Pakistan

Acknowledging the efforts of the doctors, nurses and other medical staff, who are fighting against Covid-19, Wasim Akram saluted the front-line fighters on Friday. Legendary Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram with his wife and daughter. (@wasimakramlive) HIGHLIGHTS Big salute to all the heroic Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics and medical staff: Wasim Akram More than 1,300 positive cases […]

Two Olympic champions amongst 4 Russians accused of doping

Four Russian athletes, including two former Olympic champions, have been charged with doping based on evidence from the bombshell McLaren report, the Athletics Integrity Unit (IAU) said Friday. Andrey Silnov, the 2008 Olympic high jump champion, and 2012 Olympic 400m hurdle champion Natalia Antyukh will have to face a decision from the Court of […]

Dane Piedt ends South Africa career to play for USA

South African Test off-spinner Dane Piedt intends to meet the qualifying criteria to play for the USA national team and hopes to feature at the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) flagship event. Dane Piedt featured in nine Test matches for South Africa and took 26 wickets. (Reuters Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Dane Piedt has ended his association with […]