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Ntini says playing highest cricket match on Mt. Kilimanjaro's tougest ...
Johannesburg, Sep 23 : Former South African ace fast bowler Makhaya Ntini has said that he faces his a??hardest Test', as he is set to play the world's highest game of cricket near the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest mountain at 5,895-metres.
CSK blitzkrieg makes up for poor fan turnout
Bangalore, Sep 22 : Former IPL champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) made light of the poor turnout of fans at the Chinnaswamy stadium here late Monday, with awesome batting display against Dolphins of South Africa in the Group A league tie of the Champions League T20 (CLT20).
Next PBD meet in Gandhinagar to mark Mahatma's homecoming
New Delhi, Sep 22 : The next Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the world's largest annual gathering of the Indian diaspora, will be held in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar in January next year to mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa, officials said Monday
Blizzard blitz flattens Cobras in CLT20
Hyderabad, Sep 21 : Hobart Hurricanes of Australia rode on a fine half-century from middle-order batsman Aiden Blizzard (78 not out off 48 balls) to beat South African team Cape Cobras by six wickets in their Champions League Twenty20 Group B clash here Sunday.
Super Kings start favourites against Dolphins
Bangalore, Sep 21 : Without a point in their respective opening matches, Chennai Super Kings and South African champions Dolphins will be keen to get their campaigns going when they face each other here under lights Monday in a Group A game of the Champions League Twenty20.
Ashwell Prince insists there was no 'racial slur' in Gale's verbal ...
Johannesburg, Sep 20 : Former South African batsman Ashwell Prince indicated on Friday that English county cricket club Yorkshire's Andrew Gale's verbal abuse on him did not have a racist element to it.
Williamson-Devcich opening partnership helps Knights thrash Cobras in ...
Wellington, Sep 20 : New Zealand cricketers Kane Williamson and Anton Devcich hit a dominant opening partnership to lead the Northern Knights to an undeniable victory against South Africa's Cape Cobras in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament in India on Friday.
Cobras to field against Districts
Raipur, Sep 19 : South African side Cape Cobras won the toss and elected to field against New Zealand's Northern Districts in a Champions League Twenty20 contest being played at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium here Friday.
Lesotho mediation mission over
Pretoria, Sep 19 : South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also the facilitator of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), has concluded his first official visit to Lesotho.
Proteas can lose No. 1 spot in ICC Test rankings if Oz blank Pak in ...
Johannesburg, Sep 18 : South Africa could loose their top spot on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings table if Australia thrash Pakistan in an upcoming series between the two nations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
67 South Africans died in Nigeria hostel collapse
Pretoria, Sep 17 : At least 67 South Africans were killed when a church hostel collapsed in Nigeria's most populist city of Lagos last week, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has revealed.
India crisis of competitiveness (Column: Active Voice)
By Amit Kapoor: The title of this article draws from a section in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15 that looks at the reasons for India's Lucifer like fall from 48 in 2007-08 to 71. It is the worst rank in the BRICS economies (Brazil-57th, Russian Federation-53rd, ...
Gary Kirsten launches travel & tourism company
Durban, Sep 17 : Former South Africa and India coach Gary Kirsten has launched a travel and tourism company in collaboration with Cape Africa Tours.
Pistorius free to compete for South Africa unless judge rules ...
Wellington, Sep 16 : Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius is reportedly free to compete for South Africa again, as long as the double amputee's running does not go against the judge's ruling in his murder trial.
Concerned CSA vows to crack down on ball-tampering
Johannesburg, Sep 15 : Cricket South Africa (CSA) is concerned about its national players gaining notoriety for ball-tampering and vowed not to tolerate such behaviour.
CSA extend Domingo's contract for another year to take away ...
Johannesburg, Sep 14 : Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Haroon Lorgat has said that national coach Russell Domingo's contract has been extended for another year as they were considering the negative impact that uncertainty could have on World Cup preparations.
South African minister 'extremely disappointed' after Pistorius was ...
London, Sep 14 : In light of Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius being acquitted of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a South African minister has said that it is extremely disappointing.
Pistorius' family warned to keep 'bailed' Paralympian 'on the low' ...
Johannesburg, Sep 13 : Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' family has been warned to keep the South African athlete, who has been convicted of culpable homicide, out of trouble till the next month while he awaits sentencing.
South Africa prosecuting authority unhappy with Pistorius judgement
Pretoria, Sep 12 : South Africa's top prosecuting authority Friday expressed its disappointment on not being able to secure a conviction on the original charge of premeditated murder against paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
South African dwarf bull to challenge Indian cow
Cape Town, Sep 12 : A dwarf bull in South Africa will challenge the Indian world record holder to become the shortest cattle specimen older than 12 months in the world.
Pistorius wins stopgap freedom, held guilty of culpable homicide
Pretoria, Sep 12 : Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, facing charges of killing his girlfriend in 2013, was given bail Friday by a South African court here but only until he is sentenced for culpable homicide.
'India, South Africa trade of over $11 bn remarkable'
New Delhi, Sep 12 : In the context of economic turmoil and global recession, the estimated $11.15 billion trade between India and South Africa in fiscal 2013-14 was a remarkable development, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said here.
Oscar Pistorius held guilty of culpable homicide
Pretoria, Sep 12 : A court in South Africa Friday found paralympian Oscar guilty of culpable homicide for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.
Pistorius escapes murder charge, verdict out on Friday
New Delhi, Sept 11 : South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius's trial has been adjourned after Judge Thokozile Matilda Masipa acquitted the 'Blade Runner', as Pistorius is popularly known, of premeditated murder and of murder. The trial is to continue on Friday, with Judge Masipa expected ...
Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of murder
Pretoria, Sep 11 : A court in South Africa Thursday found paralympian Oscar Pistorius "not guilty" of premeditated murder or murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013, a case that was widely followed by the media worldwide.
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of murder
Pretoria, Sep 11 : A court in South Africa Thursday found paralympian Oscar Pistorius "not guilty" of premeditated murder or murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013, media reported.
Blade runner Oscar Pistorius verdict Thursday
Pretoria, Sep 11 : Murder-accused South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius Thursday arrived at the high court in Pretoria for his trial, as Judge Thokosile Masipa prepares the verdict.
Pistorius's murder trial verdict set for Thursday
Johannesburg, Sep 10 : A South African court will announce its verdict Thursday on athlete Oscar Pistorius, accused in the shooting death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, officials said Wednesday.
Amla bags Sports Person of the Year award at inaugural South African ...
Johannesburg, Sep 09 : South Africa Test captain Hashim Amla bagged the Sports Person of the Year award at the inaugural South African of the Year event in Sandton on Saturday.
Rare 232-carat white diamond unearthed in South Africa
Pretoria, Sep 9 : An "exceptional" 232-carat white diamond has been discovered at South Africa's most famous Cullinan mine, Petra Diamonds company said Tuesday.