Author: Howe Staff Writer

Sport24.co.za | Etzebeth denies assault, racist slur in Langebaan

Sport24.co.za | Etzebeth denies assault, racist slur in Langebaan

Cape Town – Springbok star second-rower Eben Etzebeth has vehemently denied social media suggestions that he was involved in an unsavoury incident in Langebaan over the weekend. Accusations against Etzebeth on Sunday included a video doing the rounds suggesting the 27-year-old lock had assaulted and pointed a gun at a homeless man in the West Coast town. Etzebeth, who is […]

Sport24.co.za | No excuses for Newcastle shock, admits angry Pochettino

Sport24.co.za | No excuses for Newcastle shock, admits angry Pochettino

London – Tottenham had only themselves to blame for a shock 1-0 home defeat to Newcastle, according to manager Mauricio Pochettino, who refused to hide behind being denied a late penalty on Sunday. Joelinton‘s first goal for the Magpies gave Steve Bruce‘s men a first-half lead to defend and they did so manfully to pick up their first points of […]

Sport24.co.za | Serena v Sharapova showdown seizes spotlight at US Open

Sport24.co.za | Serena v Sharapova showdown seizes spotlight at US Open

New York – Serena Williams faces Maria Sharapova in a blockbuster first round match on Monday at the US Open, the feature showdown on the first day of the year‘s final Grand Slam. Eighth-ranked Williams, who lost to Naomi Osaka in last year‘s US Open final and to Simona Halep in last month‘s Wimbledon final, is seeking her 24th career Grand […]

Sport24.co.za | Tinkler slams ‘ridiculous‘ MOM award – to his own goalkeeper!

Sport24.co.za | Tinkler slams ‘ridiculous‘ MOM award – to his own goalkeeper!

Cape Town – Coach Eric Tinkler has slammed the selection of his goalkeeper, Ghana‘s Richard Ofori, as man of the match after a goalless Absa Premiership match on Sunday, calling it “ridiculous”.   “I find that decision absolutely ridiculous,” was his angry reaction to the Maritzburg United and Ghana 2019 Africa Cup of Nations shot-stopper being presented with a statuette […]

Sport24.co.za | Jack Leach joins list of stars in specs

Sport24.co.za | Jack Leach joins list of stars in specs

Leeds – Jack Leach came in as last man and played the perfect supporting role to Ben Stokes‘ match-winning pyrotechnics in Sunday‘s nail-biting third Ashes Test triumph for England over Australia. Leach also made an impression by taking time out to clean his glasses as he prepared to face Australia‘s battery of pace bowlers. A look at three other athletes […]