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England recall would mean everything to me, says Man City’s John Stones

England recall would mean everything to me, says Man City's John StonesBy Reuters 34m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareMANCHESTER – John Stones has established himself at the heart of the Manchester City defence this season and he hopes his return to form will prompt England coach Gareth Southgate to bring him back into the national squad. Stones, who has not played for England side since 2019, has forged a formidable centre back partnership with Ruben Dias at City..

German Alexander Zverev splits with Roger Federer’s management firm

German Alexander Zverev splits with Roger Federer's management firmBy Reuters 44m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBERLIN – German Alexander Zverev has parted ways with Roger Federer’s sports management company Team8, the world number seven said. Zverev, who recently split with coach David Ferrer, reached his maiden Grand Slam final at the US Open, picked up two ATP titles in Cologne and made the final of the ATP Masters 1000 event in Paris in 2020. “I reached my f..

Neville tipped for Inter Miami after leaving England women

Neville tipped for Inter Miami after leaving England womenBy Reuters 43m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareLONDON – Phil Neville is stepping down as England women's team manager with immediate effect, the Football Association (FA) said on Monday, with the former Manchester United and England defender expected to join David Beckham's Inter Miami. Neville, 43, has been in talks with the Major League Soccer men's side, who have a vacancy since sacking manager..

Man Utd making progress but still have work to do, says Roy Keane

Man Utd making progress but still have work to do, says Roy KeaneBy Reuters 24m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareMANCHESTER – Manchester United's battling 0-0 draw with Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday is a mark of their progress under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but those are the kind of games they have to win if they are to become Premier League champions, former captain Roy Keane said. United are two points clear at the top as they look to win the title for the first tim..

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool fighting for top-four finish, nevermind the title

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool fighting for top-four finish, nevermind the titleBy AFP 26m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareLIVERPOOL - Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool have a fight on their hands just to qualify for the Champions League this season before he can even think about a title defence. Sunday’s goalless draw at home to Premier League leaders Manchester United, together with wins for Leicester and Manchester City, left Liverpool fourth in the table. A series of injuries t..

Clean bill of health for Lions ahead of Bulls Currie Cup semi-final

Clean bill of health for Lions ahead of Bulls Currie Cup semi-finalBy Morgan Bolton 21m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareJOHANNESBURG - The Lions are enjoying something of a purple patch regarding the fitness of their players, and once again this coming weekend, they can call on the majority of their squad to face the Bulls. The Johannesburg-based team confirmed on Monday that they are suffering from no injury concerns, barring those long-term injuries sustained by a co..

India chase 324 runs to seal fairytale series win

India chase 324 runs to seal fairytale series winBy Reuters 14m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBRISBANE - India will chase 324 runs for a fairytale victory in the fourth test decider against Australia after rain brought an end to play after tea on day four on Monday. Rohit Sharma was four not out, with Shubman Gill yet to score at the Gabba, after the injury-decimated tourists bowled Australia out for 294 in their second innings. With the series level at 1-1, Australi..

Lionel Messi sees red as Bilbao stun Barcelona to win Spanish Super Cup

Lionel Messi sees red as Bilbao stun Barcelona to win Spanish Super CupBy AFP 17m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareMADRID - Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time playing for Barcelona as Athletic Bilbao stunned the Catalans to win the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday, a dramatic final finishing 3-2 after extra-time. Moments before Bilbao's momentous triumph was confirmed, Messi threw an arm at Asier Villalibre, who had earlier scored a 90th-minute equaliser in no..

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New Mexico official who said ‘the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat’ arrested for Capitol riot

New Mexico official who said 'the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat' arrested for Capitol riotBy The Washington Post 18m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBy Aaron Blake President Trump's culpability for the attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol two weeks ago will be judged by US senators in a looming impeachment trial - and possibly by the court system after he leaves the presidency. And now a man with a personal connection to Trump - and whose v..

Previous coronavirus infection may offer less protection from new variant

Previous coronavirus infection may offer less protection from new variantBy Reuters 33m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBy Tim Cocks and Alexander Winning Johannesburg - Previous infection with the coronavirus may offer less protection against the new variant first identified in South Africa, scientists said on Monday, although they hope that vaccines will still work. Studies also found that the new variant binds more strongly and readily to human cells. That helps exp..

ANA cartoonist Bethuel Mangena scoops international award

ANA cartoonist Bethuel Mangena scoops international awardBy Vuyolwethu Fundam 16m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCape Town - Bethuel Mangena, a cartoonist at African News Agency, was announced on Monday as one of the winners in the Third International Cartoon Contest. The call for the competition was published internationally in the first days of the coronavirus outbreak in Iran. Organisers said the call was met with great enthusiasm by artists from all around the wor..

9 010 new Covid-19 cases and 344 more deaths as experts say research on new SA variant must be sped up

9 010 new Covid-19 cases and 344 more deaths as experts say research on new SA variant must be sped upBy Lou-Anne Daniels, Baldwin Ndaba 24m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCape Town - South Africa has recorded 9 010 new cases and a further 344 Covid-19 related deaths over the past 24 hours, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed on Monday. Of the deaths recorded on Monday, 91 were from KwaZulu-Natal, 88 from the Western Cape, 66 from the Eastern Cape, 63 from Gauteng ..