Sport Thu, 25 Jul 2024 11:12:38 +0200 | Japan’s Top Female Gymnast Sent Home For Smoking Shoko Miyata was set to captain Japan’s female gymnastics team at the 2024 Paris Olympics but was sent home from a training camp in Monaco.The reason? She was caught smoking. In Japan, the legal smoking age is 20. Miyata is 19.The Japan Gymnastics Association (JGA) sent officials to Monaco to investigate the matter. They confirmed that Miyata was found smoking and that the use of alcohol was als... Sun, 21 Jul 2024 19:39:06 +0200 | Disney Suffers Massive Leak Of Internal Messages Media and theme park giant Disney has confirmed that the company has been victim to a massive internal messaging leak.The hacking group, Nullbulge, has claimed responsibility for the leak of the internal messages. The group said that it is “protecting artists’ rights”.According to the group’s website, Nullbulge says it targets anyone it believes is harming the creative industry by using co... Tue, 16 Jul 2024 19:46:27 +0200 | Rassie Makes Big Changes Ahead Of Portugal Test After losing to Ireland on Saturday, Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has added five new players to the squad.This means there will be seven uncapped players getting ready to face Portugal in Bloemfontein on Saturday.Due to injuries and personal leave, players like Franco Moster, Damian de Allende and Edwill van der Merwe won’t be playing in the final Castle Lager test.The new recruits are Nthuth... Sun, 14 Jul 2024 17:34:30 +0200 | River Seine Still Showing Signs Of E. Coli The Paris Olympic Games are only a few weeks away, yet the River Seine is still showing high levels of E. Coli bacteria in the water.The City of Paris did a series of tests at the Alexandre III Bridge. The bridge is the starting point for the triathlon events.The results weren’t ideal. Out of the 30 consecutive days of testing from 3 June to 2 July, a staggering 22 days showed that the water wil... Thu, 11 Jul 2024 20:25:12 +0200 | John Cena Announces Retirement From Wrestling The end of an era is around the corner. US wrestler turned actor John Cena will retire from competing in all World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) events.The 47-year-old announced while at the WWE Money in the Bank event in Canada over the weekend.“Tonight I officially announce my retirement from the WWE.”The crowd showed their support by chanting “Thank you Cena” followed by the wrestler re... Mon, 08 Jul 2024 20:51:50 +0200 | Djokovic Wanted Fan Kicked Out Of Wimbledon The world number two tennis player Novak Djokovic decided to take action after becoming frustrated with a vocal fan on Wimbledon’s Centre Court.The Serb was playing against Jacob Fearnley and had just lost the third set against the Brit when the incident took place.Fearnley could be seen looking behind him before Djokovic was heard speaking to one of the staff members on the court.He made it cle... Sun, 07 Jul 2024 16:55:20 +0200 | India Wins T20 World Cup It was the dramatic final the world was waiting for when India defeated South Africa to win the T20 World Cup final in Bridgetown, Barbados.India won by seven runs giving the country its first win since it last won a World Cup 13 years ago.India set the bar very high when they set a score of 177 runs to win. It’s the highest ever score in a men’s T20 final and no easy feat.At one stage, South ... Sun, 30 Jun 2024 12:26:34 +0200 | Maldives Bans Visas For Israeli Passport Holders President Mohamed Muizzu has announced that the Indian Ocean archipelago nation has implemented “a ban on Israeli passports”.A statement released by a spokesperson for the President didn’t give any details regarding a date of when the new law will take effect.The Muslim nation has been vocal in its support for Palestine over the war in Gaza.In 2023, almost 11,000 Israelis visited the Maldive... Mon, 17 Jun 2024 14:57:37 +0200 | French Open Umpire Saves Pigeon During a third-round match at the French Open on Saturday, umpire Damien Dumosois managed to save an injured pigeon.Dumosois spotted the bird on Court Suzanne-Lenglen during a changeover in the fourth set. The incident took place during the match between Tomas Machac and Danill Medvedev. Reuters reports that the bird was flapping its wings an unable to fly after it landed on the red clay in Paris.... Mon, 10 Jun 2024 20:37:55 +0200 | The Mk8 (.5) Golf Gti Clubsport Is The Most Powerful Fwd Gti Ever And We Must Have One. In the world of the Volkswagen GTi, there have been plenty special edition models over the years. For some, it’s hard to pick a favourite, but having driven in some kind of Volkswagen since getting my driver’s licence back in the day, this here SXdrv scribe has a list of the coolest GTis he’d like to see parked in his driveway one day. I’ve had a Mk1 GTi before, and it was one of the most ... Sat, 01 Jun 2024 15:00:39 +0200 | Charges Against Scottie Scheffler Dropped All charges against golfer Scottie Scheffler have been dropped by police in the US state of Louisville, Kentucky.The 27-year-old was arrested after he tried to drive around the scene of a fatal crash while he was on his way to the Valhalla Golf Club to compete in the PGA Tour championship.CNN reports that he was charged with felony second-degree assault on a police officer and the lesser charges o... Wed, 29 May 2024 21:04:47 +0200 | 30-year-old Pga Tour Winner Dies Grayson Murray has passed away. He was 30 years old.The news of his death was announced by the PGA’s Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan in a statement.“We were devastated to learn, and are heartbroken to share, that PGA Tour player Grayson Murray passed away this morning. I am at a loss for words.”The two-time PGA Tour winner died on Saturday, only one day after he withdrew from the Charles Schwa... Sun, 26 May 2024 10:22:50 +0200 | One-off Bugattis Are Where It's At - This 55 1 Of 1 Is Simply Superb. The Type 55 Super Sport was a marvel of motorsport inspiration and it boasted a 2.3-litre inline 8-cylinder engine derived from the formidable Type 51 racer of the time. What set it apart, however, was the sought-after two-seater roadster body of Jean Bugatti’s design. As Bugatti's inaugural Super Sport, the Type 55 not only marked the foundation of a new category but also served as the blueprin... Fri, 24 May 2024 12:06:26 +0200 | Volkswagen Will Reveal The New Gti Clubsport At The 24 Hours Of Nürburgring - And A Trio Of Vws Will Be Competing Too. The countdown for Germany’s largest motorsport event has started: the legendary ADAC 24-hour race will start at the Nürburgring on 1 June, and they’re expecting over 200,000 spectators. This time around there’s a little bit of a difference because the event will also be the stage for the most successful European car of all time: the iconic Volkswagen Golf. With this being the 50th year of t... Fri, 24 May 2024 10:23:16 +0200 | Japan Inspires Trash Collection Through Competitive Sport Called Spogomi Sports have become more and more eco-friendly, whether it's through the use of recycled materials to make medals or the reduction of plastic waste in arenas. But what if the purpose of the sport itself was to benefit the environment directly? Check out SpoGomi, a competitive sport where teams must gather trash and litter within a predetermined area and time frame. In addition to improving their co... Tue, 21 May 2024 19:58:28 +0200 | Juergen Klopp Says Goodbye To Liverpool In front of a sold-out crowd at Anfield, Liverpool fans said goodbye to the club’s manager Juergen Klopp.With songs, murals and tributes the 56-year-old German was bid farewell after managing Liverpool Football Club for eight years.The final game was against the Wolverhampton Wanderers.The team bus was welcomed by crowds who lined up the streets to welcome the players and Klopp.Before kickoff, L... Sun, 19 May 2024 18:05:46 +0200 | The Quadrifoglio Super Sport Is The Perfect Turbocharged Italian. “A milestone for all Alfisti, the new Super Sport is the ultimate expression of Quadrifoglio, represented by extremely limited volumes and bespoke design cues,” said Larry Dominique, SVP, head of Alfa Romeo North America. “While we look forward to the future of the four-leaf clover with the amazing performance benefits of electrification, the twin-turbo V-6 Super Sport is a fitting final cha... Fri, 17 May 2024 13:06:34 +0200 | Djokovic Set To Become Most Successful Single Player In History Tennis start Novak Djokovic is set to become the world’s most successful singles player in the history of tennis.He currently shares the world record with the female player Margaret Court.The Serbian star stands a good chance to win this year’s French Open title again this year, marking his 25th grand slam singles title and the chance to break the world record for both men and women.The French... Mon, 29 Apr 2024 21:14:22 +0200 | Valtteri Bottas Hits Cape Town F1 driver Valtteri Bottas has landed in Cape Town and judging by his social posts, he’s loving the mother city.After a difficult race at the Chinese Grand Prix, he jetted to South Africa alongside his Australian girlfriend Tiffany Cromwell. Bottas was forced to retire due to mechanical difficulties with his car at the Shanghai International Circuit.The 35-year-old is in the country to participat... Thu, 25 Apr 2024 21:39:28 +0200 | Beijing Marathon’s Top Four Finishers Disqualified Three African runners deliberately slowed down near the Beijing Marathon’s finish line so that a Chinese runner could win.That’s according to the race’s organisers who have since disqualified all four athletes and revoked their trophies and medals. Their bonuses will also be withdrawn.He Jie from China can be seen pushed to the front and encouraged by the African runners.The African athletes... Sun, 21 Apr 2024 21:08:06 +0200 | Beijing Half Marathon Investigated Four athletes who competed in Sunday’s Beijing half marathon is being investigated. This comes after allegations have emerged that three African athletes allowed China’s star runner He Jie to win the race.Video footage of the controversial win shows Robert Keter and Willy Mnangat from Kenya, alongside Ethiopia’s Dejen Hailu slowing down and pointing to the line so that He could pass them on ... Wed, 17 Apr 2024 21:35:57 +0200 | New Licence Cards For Sa Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga has announced that her department is ready to start printing the new licence cards before the end of April.The new licence cards were meant to be rolled out at the end of March already, but Chikunga said her department hadn’t yet awarded a tender for the new printer in January. If everything goes to plan, the process will be finalised before the end of the m... Wed, 17 Apr 2024 21:33:55 +0200 | The New Audi S3 Has New Styling And A 235 Kw Turbocharged 4-pot - Nice. In the extensive Audi lineup, we have a few personal favourites, and if we remove the R8 from the equation because it’s no longer available, the next car of choice would be one of the automaker’s hatchbacks. The first prize is obviously the RS3 as that’s the top dog of the lot, possibly even the best hatchback from any automaker, but just one step down on the model ladder is the S3. Without ... Tue, 09 Apr 2024 12:07:25 +0200 | Du Plessis Challenges Adesanya The Ultimate Fight Championship (UFC) Middleweight world champion Dricus du Plessis has challenged his rival Israel Adesanya to a fight.This isn’t the first time that the South African has challenged the Nigerian to a fight. In the middle of 2023, the two were meant to fight, but du Plessis was forced to pull out of the fight due to an injury. But this time he’s hoping it’ll take place on th... Thu, 21 Mar 2024 15:34:36 +0200 | Susie Wolff Lays Criminal Complaint Against Fia The F1 Driver Academy managing director has made it clear that you never ever mess with her reputation, no matter who you are.Susie Wolf, who also happens to be the wife of Mercedes F1 team boss Toto Wolff has filed a criminal complaint against the Federation International de l’Automobile (FIA), the governing body for several auto racing events, including Formula One.In December, the FIA issued ... Thu, 21 Mar 2024 15:30:14 +0200 | Etzebeth Wins Sa Rugby Player Of The Year Again Lock Eben Etzebeth has been named South Africa’s Springbok Player of the Year for the second time in a row. This was announced during a formal ceremony at Multichoice City in Johannesburg on Thursday.This means Etzebeth has not only won back-to-back Rugby World Cup titles, but also the national team’s player of the year titles. Other players who were nominated in the category are Pieter-Steph ... Sun, 17 Mar 2024 11:25:38 +0200 | Jd Sports To Open In Sa The British sports-fashion retailer JD Sports is heading to South African shores. That’s according to an announcement made by The Foschini Group (TFG).TFG has signed a franchise agreement with JD Sports and will be selling famous international sports brands like Puma, Adidas and Nike. It will also sell private labels like Supply & Demand as well as Pink Soda.Anthony Thurnstrom, TFG’s CEO, ... Sun, 17 Mar 2024 11:24:12 +0200 | Bees Halt Indian Wells Tennis Game A swarm of bees caused a massive delay during a quarterfinal match between Carlos Alcaraz and Alexander Zverev at the BNP Paribas Open.The tournament takes place in Indian Wells, United States and is a favourite among the world’s tennis greats.Chair umpire Mohamed Lahyani paused the game as more bees swarmed the court in California. The match umpire announced to the crowd that there was a “bee... Fri, 15 Mar 2024 19:32:06 +0200 | Red Bull Suspends Christian Horner Accuser The female employee who accused Christian Horner of inappropriate behaviour has been suspended by Red Bull.The woman, who has not ben identified, accused the F1 team principal of engaging in appropriate behaviour. This caused Red Bull to launch an independent investigation with the outcome finding Horner innocent and the woman suspended.During this weekend’s Saudi Arabia Grand Prix in Jeddah, Ho... Sun, 10 Mar 2024 11:18:46 +0200 | Now You Can Own A Bmw M4 Gt3 & Bmw M Hybrid V8 Racecar At A More Palatable Budget - But You Have To Build It Yourself. BMW M Motorsport and LEGO once again join to unveil the latest addition to the LEGO Speed Champions series: a meticulously crafted build set featuring the amazing BMW M Hybrid V8 and the BMW M4 GT3. This dynamic duo promises not only an authentic build-and-play experience but also a glimpse into the adrenaline-fueled world of motor racing. As the new season of motorsport approaches, so does the an... Wed, 06 Mar 2024 17:32:40 +0200 | Berger’s Ferrari Found 28 Years After Stolen During the San Marino Grand Prix in 1995, two Ferraris were stolen. Now, 28 years later, one of them has been found.Gerhard Berger and fellow F1 driver Jean Alesi’s private cars were stolen on the same day in April 1995. It’s believed they were both stolen by a gang close to the Imola circuit where the Grand Prix took place that Sunday.Berger’s model that was stolen outside his hotel room wa... Tue, 05 Mar 2024 18:46:45 +0200 | This Black-on-black Super Sport Commemorating The Type 50s Has To Be The World's Best-looking Chiron To Date. Bugatti has always made amazing cars that not only perform great but also have the most beautiful lines and curves. Most of the classics have an amazing racing-related story or roots dating back to a specific event. One such classic is the Type 50S dating back to the early 1930s. The road-going Type 50S was fitted with a new supercharged 5.0-litre inline 8-cylinder with a dual overhead camshaft th... Tue, 27 Feb 2024 19:04:20 +0200 | Ireland And Wales Consider Changing Colour Of Rugby Jerseys Green and red has always been a tricky combination for blind people. Especially when the two of them are the colours of two countries’ rugby jerseys playing against each other.Ireland and Wales are considering not wearing their traditional colours when playing against each other in future.On 24 February, the two teams are facing each other again during their scheduled Six Nations clash in Dublin... Sun, 18 Feb 2024 11:41:05 +0200 | New Number Plates For Gauteng It might sound like a silly April Fool’s joke, but it definitely isn’t. On 1 April, motorists who apply for a new car licence disc will also have to get a new registration number.According to Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi, the new number plates will be “tamper-proof” with stricter security measures compared to the plates currently in use by motorists.“We are starting afresh, all of us, ... Sun, 18 Feb 2024 11:39:18 +0200 | Tiger Woods Launches His Own Apparel Line Golf legend Tiger Woods has launched his new apparel line called Sun Day Red.The gold brand and apparel line is designed and manufactured in conjunction with TaylorMade.Woods had a partnership that spanned over 27 years with Nike.The name Sun Day Red is based on Woods’ habit of wearing red shirts during his Sunday final rounds. He started wearing it after his mother Kultida, said it was the colo... Wed, 14 Feb 2024 07:20:37 +0200 | Shelly-ann Fraser-pryce Announces Retirement After Paris The fastest woman in the world has announced that she will retire after the Summer Olympic Games in Paris.Shelly-Anna Fraser-Pryce said in an interview with Essence magazine that she wants to spend more time with her family.“My son needs me. My husband and I have been together since before I won in 2008. He has sacrificed for me. We’re a partnership, a team.”The 37-year-old said that without... Sun, 11 Feb 2024 09:54:26 +0200 | World’s Rarest Passport Revealed It’s hard to believe the world’s rarest passport belongs to a country without any land.The Sovereign Military Order of Malta, also known as the Knights of Malta, is a sovereign nation with United Nations observer status and its own constitution. It issues car registration plates although there aren’t any roads.It also has its own stamps, currency and what has now been named the world’s rar... Fri, 02 Feb 2024 18:30:49 +0200 | F1’s Hamilton Leaves Mercedes For Ferrari Formula 1 enthusiasts around the world got a shock this morning when it was announced that Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will be leaving the team for Ferrari.The move will only take place in 2025 due to contractual restrictions with Mercedes. He signed a two-year deal in 2022.Although no formal announcement has been made around the British driver’s departure, it’s believed the Mercedes team i... Thu, 01 Feb 2024 17:46:54 +0200 | Bafana Through To Afcon Quarter Finals The boys are back! Bafana Bafana has qualified to reach the quarter-final round in the Africa Cup of Nations.This comes after coach Hugo Broos’ team beat Morocco 2-0 on Tuesday.The last time South Africa managed to get this far in the tournament was when they won it in 1996. Broos has been under attack as he tried to convince the country that the national soccer team could perform well even when... Wed, 31 Jan 2024 21:12:19 +0200 | Rassie Erasmus Hospitalised For Burns After Freak Accident The director of rugby at the South African Rugby (SAR), Rassie Erasmus has been hospitalised following a freak accident.Erasmus was left with chemical burns but is expected to be back at work next month. Although he had to undergo emergency treatment, he isn’t in any long-term danger.In a statement, SAR confirmed the news.“Rassie Erasmus is recovering in hospital following a medical procedure ... Sun, 28 Jan 2024 20:29:13 +0200 | Team Audi Sport Makes History With A Dakar Rally Victory Using An Ev-hybrid Audi just made history by taking the win at this year’s Dakar Rally. In the automaker’s third attempt at taking the win, it did just that. To make it an even more auspicious occasion and adding another note to the history books, the win was clinched with a car that uses an electric drive with a high-voltage battery and energy converter. It’s the first time a hybrid powertrain has won the ico... Mon, 22 Jan 2024 10:42:59 +0200 | Dricus Du Plessis Takes World Ufc Title South African Dricus du Plessis is the UFC middleweight title holder.The 30-year-old beat Sean Strickland via a split decision. The result was based on the scorecards handed in by the three judges: 48-47; 47-48; and 48-47.Before losing to du Plessis, the controversial American won the belt from Israel Adesanya in September. It was a big upset at the time, and it was expected that Strickland would ... Sun, 21 Jan 2024 09:52:46 +0200 | First Ever Beer Sponsor For Olympic Games For the next three Olympic and Paralympic Games beer will be the main sponsor, albeit a non-alcoholic version.This was announced by the brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev, brewer of other international beers like Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona.The non-alcoholic Corona Cero beer will be advertised during the Games to show the brewer’s and International Olympic Committee’s “commitment to respons... Sun, 14 Jan 2024 20:31:24 +0200 | One Of The World's Most Iconic Homologation Cars Heads To Auction - A Minter Of A 1988 Audi Sport Quattro The Group B rally class from the 1980s was the pinnacle of automotive competition and racing, it was fast, exciting, entertaining and ridiculously dangerous. So dangerous that it was eventually banned altogether. There were simply too many deaths involved, and that went for races and spectators. To be fair, spectators from back then were next-level stupid and did things that would get them lifetim... Wed, 03 Jan 2024 10:11:53 +0200 | Venomous Snake Stops Brisbane International Tennis Open Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem had to stop his match during a Brisbane International qualifying event when a venomous snake was found near the court.  The former US Open champion was a set down during his match against Australian James McCabe when the dangerous reptile was found near electrical wires.The snake was identified as a highly venomous eastern brown snake approximately 50 cent... Tue, 02 Jan 2024 12:00:18 +0200 | Verstappen And Red Bull Reign Champs At Fia Awards Night Red Bull driver Max Verstappen and his team have been crowned this year’s champions at the 2023 FIA Prize Giving.The ceremony took place in Baku, Azerbaijan.Verstappen finished at the top of the leaderboard with 290 points clear of his teammate Sergio Perez. Both drivers were in attendance to receive their winner and runner-up trophies.Also in attendance was Red Bull team boss Christian Horner t... Thu, 14 Dec 2023 14:45:59 +0200 | Bugatti Chiron Super Sport ‘57 One Of One - A Bespoke Build If You Have A 10-zero Bank Account. The Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic is now nearly 90 years old and is still widely regarded as the most valuable and exclusive automobile in the world. One Bugatti client is clearly a top fan, as evidenced by what you see here, a Bugatti Chiron Super Sport that was fully customised to be a one-of-one homage to the Type 57. The customer, who is now 70 years old once got up close with one and it had suc... Tue, 12 Dec 2023 11:19:26 +0200 | There's A New Versus Movie Coming, And It's About The Iconic Audi Vs Lancia Group B Rally Battle. In the world of rally racing, one of the most amazing eras was in the 80s with the Group B rally class. It was the most competitive time in rally, and also the most dangerous. Group B was introduced in 1982 and it was designed to redefine the landscape of rally racing by pushing the limits of technology, speed, and performance to unprecedented levels. The cars created during this era are legendary... Fri, 08 Dec 2023 09:52:36 +0200 | The Ford Performance Ranger T1+ Is Ready For Dakar 2024 - And It's Awesome Because It Has Sa Roots. Unless you’re a proper follower of the world-famous Dakar rally race, it may surprise you to learn that in all the years that the event has taken place, Ford hasn’t had an official entry. Just about every other manufacturer has tried its hand at the world’s toughest overland race, and earlier this year the top dogs at Ford decided that it was time to enter. The company would enter a Ford Ran... Tue, 05 Dec 2023 12:51:15 +0200 | Abt Sportsline's Xgt Is The Farewell The Audi R8 Deserves - And Then Some! When it was announced that the Audi R8 would be retired in 2023, the world’s Audi fans were a little upset. The German sportscar started off with a V8 powerplant and progressed to a V10, and it was known as an affordable (sort of) option for those wanting a Lamborghini. The R8 shared heaps of components with Lamborghini, the R8 was built on the Gallardo platform and there’s also a lot shared w... Fri, 24 Nov 2023 08:26:05 +0200 | Is This '94 Bianco Monaco Bugatti Eb110 Super Sportwith Under 25,000 Km On The Odo The Best Example Left? f you’re in your 40s now and never had a poster of a Bugatti EB110 Super Sport on your wall, you’re possibly on the wrong website. A good 30 years ago, the EB110 was the pinnacle of motoring innovation and ingenuity, rivalled only by Ferrari’s F50. The Italian supercar had it all, amazing lines, scissor doors and a powerplant that defied logic. Being fitted with a quad-turbocharged 3.5-litre... Wed, 22 Nov 2023 10:55:30 +0200 | Carlos Sainz Wins Netflix Cup It was a first for Carlos Sainz and a first for Netflix when the F1 star won the inaugural Netflix Cup.The Ferrari driver paired up with two-time PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas at this live sporting event held in Las Vegas.The event brought together drivers from the Netflix F1 reality show ‘Drive to survive’ and golfers from ‘Full swing’ the series showing the behind-the-scenes shen... Fri, 17 Nov 2023 15:05:02 +0200 | Diaz Begs Kidnappers To Release Dad During Football Game Liverpool player Luis Diaz caught the attention of thousands of football fans when he scored a point for his team at Luton Town on Sunday.After scoring a goal, the Colombian player lifted his Liverpool shirt to reveal a shirt with a message asking his dad’s kidnappers to release him.The 26-year-old’s parents were kidnapped at gunpoint by left-wing guerillas of the National Liberation Army (ELN... Mon, 06 Nov 2023 20:49:40 +0200 | Sa Rugby In No Rush To Replace Nienaber With Rassie Erasmus there to help out, SA Rugby seems to be doing just fine with the idea that their coach is leaving.Jacques Nienaber's leaving is not a surprise to anyone. Nienaber is set to join Leinster in the next few weeks after he signed a contract with the Irish club long before the World Cup tournament got underway in France.With the exception of Nienaber, and Felix Jones taking up a role... Thu, 02 Nov 2023 05:57:42 +0200 | Ice Hockey Player Dies After Freak Accident On Ice Adam Johnson has died after his throat was slashed by the skate of his opponent.Johnson, originally from the United States and a National Hockey League (NHL) player was playing for the Nottingham Panthers in the United Kingdom on Saturday.His opponent in the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) match was Matt Petgrave of the Sheffield Steelers.The traumatic scenes unfolded in front of an 8,000 strong cr... Tue, 31 Oct 2023 05:46:01 +0200 | There’s A New Evo Kit To Give The Porsche Gt2 Rs Clubsport An Awesome New Look. In the world of Porsche, models that bear the GT and RS badges are the ones that fanatics around the world have in poster form on bedroom, workshop and man cave walls around the world. These cars at at the pinnacle of performance and as a result are eye-wateringly expensive. The average man on the street will likely never own one, just like me, but that doesn’t stop us from appreciating everythi... Mon, 30 Oct 2023 13:24:35 +0200 | Porsche's Gt4 E-performance Spotted At Laguna Seca Raceway During Rennsport Reunion 7 Performances like this are both awesome and sad. Seeing how fast the new Porsche GT4 e-Performance is on track is amazing, and it shows off just how good electric vehicles have become in a short space of time. On the flip side, it’s also a signal that the internal combustion engines we love so much have a limited lifespan. We only hope the new battery power really is better for the planet than t... Wed, 25 Oct 2023 07:20:02 +0200 | A Sport Auto Supertest At The 'ring Featuring The New Bmw M3 Competition Touring The BMW M3 Touring isn’t just a new M-Performance car that’s got all the right bits in all the right places to make it something special, it’s a car that actually gives hope to automotive fanatics the world over. With the popularity of SUVs, there has been a steady decline in the number of new wagons on the market with the only decent ones coming from Audi. Weirdly, while BMW has had loads o... Mon, 23 Oct 2023 13:32:35 +0200 | Sa Rugby Player Accused Of Racial Slur Against England Player South Africa’s Bongi Mbonambi has been caught up in racial slur allegations after the Springboks’ match against England during the Rugby World Cup semi-final game.During the match on Saturday, England flanker Tom Curry approached referee Ben O’Keefe saying he wanted to report the alleged comment.When Curry asked O’Keeffe what he should do about it, O’Keeffe simply replied: “Nothing ple... Sun, 22 Oct 2023 17:22:38 +0200 | Rory Mciiroy Invests In F1 Alpine Team Golfer Rory McIIroy has invested in the world of fast cars.The Northern Irishman’s investment in the F1 team Alpine was announced ahead of the US Grand Prix held at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas.“Sports stars are becoming more savvy and really trying to use their money in the right way,” he said.McIIroy revealed that he’s a longtime fan of the sport that has seen a massive increase ... Sun, 22 Oct 2023 17:13:25 +0200 | Five New Sports Added To Summer Olympics Flag football, baseball/softball, cricket, lacrosse and squash have been added to the Olympic line up for the 2028 Summer Games in Los Angeles.The news was announced at the International Olympic Committee session in Mumbai on Monday.Both squash and flag football have been added to the program for the first time ever.Softball and baseball have featured at several Games with the most recent being in... Mon, 16 Oct 2023 20:52:45 +0200 | The All-new Bmw X2 M35i Xdrive Is A Rather Tasty New Incarnation Of The Popular Sports Activity Coupé. The BMW X2 was the first of the new segment of Sports Activity Coupés to hit the market, effectively creating the segment, according to BMW. The body style is basically a shrunken-down version of an SUV that has the unfortunate acronym of SAC. “Hey, what do you drive?” “Me, oh yeah, I have a red SAC”. Just rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it? The car did prove hugely successful though, so ... Wed, 11 Oct 2023 18:06:30 +0200 | Qatar Gp Takes Its Toll On Drivers Several Formula 1 drivers have asked for the Qatar Grand Prix to be moved a cooler time of the year or scrapped completely as it’s too gruelling.Logan Sargeant of the Williams team was only able to complete 40 laps before he retired. The American said he felt too sick to continue and have vomited after suffering severe dehydration.Fellow driver Esteban Ocon finished the race and ended in seventh... Tue, 10 Oct 2023 05:10:13 +0200 | Portugal Wins First Ever World Cup Game It was a first for a country not really known for their rugby, when Portugal beat Fiji in their final pool games of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.Although Fiji lost 24-23, they still managed to progress to the quarter-finals at the expense of Australia. This is the first time ever that the Wallabies won’t progress to the quarter-finals of a World Cup.The first half ended 3-3, but the second half prov... Mon, 09 Oct 2023 20:27:40 +0200 | Finland Welcomes Digital Passports Although limited at the moment, some travellers travelling to Finland will be able to make use of digital passports.At the moment, this luxury is only available to travellers flying on Finnair Airways from Helsinki to Britain.The Finnish Border Guard allows qualifying travellers to quickly pass through border control by registering a digital version of their passport in advance.News 9 Live reports... Tue, 03 Oct 2023 13:33:51 +0200 | An Extra Day Added To Australian Open Organisers of the Australian Open have decided to add an extra day reduce pressure on both fans and players.The tournament often sees five matches played per day during the early rounds.In recent years, some matches have gone on until very late at night or even into the early hours of the next morning.At the 2023 tournament, Thansi Kokkinakis and Any Murray played their second-round match which la... Tue, 03 Oct 2023 13:29:56 +0200 | Tiger Woods And Justin Timberlake Open A Sports Bar When the worlds of golf and entertainment get together, you know it’s going to be a hit.Arguably the greatest golfer to ever live, Tiger Woods, along with one of the biggest stars in the music industry, Justin Timberlake have just opened their new sports bar, T-Squared Social.The bar is located in New York and Timberlake described it as “a beautiful space that transcends the typical sports bar... Sun, 01 Oct 2023 09:03:59 +0200 | The 911 992-based 456 Kw Porsche Gt3 R Rennsport Is A Thing Of Beauty. And Speed. Most of the cars of this calibre that you see have been built to race in specific motorsport series and events, and when that happens there are loads of regulations that need to be adhered to. It’s a big reason why some of the most well-known racecars make only slightly more power than their roadgoing counterparts. There are often class restrictions to keep the available power in check so that a... Fri, 29 Sep 2023 12:35:06 +0200 | Airport To Introduce Automated Immigration Clearance Singapore’s Changi Airport has announced that it will introduce automated immigration clearance in 2024.This means that foreign travellers won’t need a passport when they want to depart the city-state.Instead of passports, biometric data will be used.To make this happen is a huge task as Singapore’s Changi Airport serves more than 100 airlines while it’s often ranked as the world’s best ... Wed, 20 Sep 2023 21:02:38 +0200 | Sa Rugby Halts Eskort’s Springbox Campaign SA Rugby has managed to secure an interim court order against Eskort. The court order restrains Eskort from continuing its marketing campaign using the Springbok brand.Earlier in September, Eskort erected a billboard at OR Tambo International Airport playing with the word ‘Springbox’ and wishing the Springboks well for the Rugby World Cup.The idea behind the marketing campaign is to advertise ... Mon, 18 Sep 2023 19:37:49 +0200 | The 2024 Hyundai Elantra N Is Another Wicked Sedan We're Missing Out On. The car-buying public here in SA is a fickle bunch, a vast majority being brand-blind and usually quite unaccepting of new things. A lot of this can oddly be attributed to politics, because when the world’s most popular automakers were on the rise only a handful of brands were sold in SA due to a combination of sanctions and the political climate. The brands that managed to stay were all the pub... Mon, 18 Sep 2023 13:19:52 +0200 | The Ultimate Ev Vs Ice Drag Race - Tesla Model S Plaid Track Pack Vs Bugatti Chiron Super Sport A few years ago, when the world started looking for alternative power sources for cars and electric power ended up being the preferred choice, almost every red-blooded automotive fanatic seemed to get highly offended. How could electric power possibly compete with the good old internal combustion engine? The inconvenience of long charge times over being able to pull up at a petrol station and fill... Mon, 18 Sep 2023 10:45:45 +0200 | 600 Hp Was Yesterday. The Abt Rs6 Legacy Edition Has Arrived With 1 000 Hp On Tap When it comes to German performance saloons, the Audi RS6 and RS7 models are among the coolest ever created. Long and sleek with typical new-generation Audi looks, healthy power and handling abilities that are better than the large body makes you think. As is the norm with performance Audis, there are aftermarket tuning options for days, and amongst these one of the most well-known and trusted nam... Fri, 15 Sep 2023 18:49:16 +0200 | Anthems To Be Re-recorded For Rugby World Cup Anthems To Be Re-recorded For Rugby World CupAfter facing criticism from all four corners of the world, organisers of the Rugby World Cup have announced that they are in the process of recording new versions of the respective countries’ national anthems.After players and supporters were out of sync with the recordings playing, organisers were criticised and asked to deal with the matter.The disa... Fri, 15 Sep 2023 13:36:14 +0200 | Sport Scenes Hilariously Matching Fine Artwork For many people, art and sports are almost opposites. One is elegant, academic and thoughtful, the other is rowdy, sometimes aggressive and definitely loud. However clever social media accounts create a visual connection between the two, showing how similar they are. Art But Make It Sports takes some sports imagery and expertly combines it with eerily similar artwork for hilarious results. Th... Wed, 30 Aug 2023 18:19:31 +0200 | Local Tuner Bb Motorsport's Record-setting Armageddon Gt-r Showcased On Hillclimb Monsters The 2023 Simola Hillclimb took place earlier this year, and it was the thirteenth running of the event that’s widely regarded as the premier motorsport event in SA. The run up the famed hill sees some of the best cars in the country make their way down to the usually sleepy town of Knysna in the Western Cape to compete for top honours. The most recent events have also seen some keen internationa... Wed, 30 Aug 2023 12:10:01 +0200 | Is The 1 Of 1 Bugatti Chiron Super Sport Golden Era The Most Beautiful Chiron Ever? What you see here is the new Bugatti Chiron Super Sport Golden Era, a one-of-one creation that sets new standards in automotive beauty. It’s one of those cars that will be forever housed in a museum or private collection because just look at it. It’s a bit of a surprise to see another Chiron appear, because it was just the other day that we showed you the uber-rare one-of-one Chiron Profilée ... Thu, 10 Aug 2023 18:00:29 +0200 | The Recently-unveiled All-electric Caterham Project V Is British Brilliance. One of the coolest cars to be unveiled at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed came from well-known lightweight sportscar creator, Caterham.. As Bob Laishley, Caterham CEO says: "An electric Caterham of any shape and size has to stay true to what sets us apart from everyone else: being lightweight, simple and offering an unparalleled driving experience; that’s our DNA."  So with that in... Thu, 27 Jul 2023 17:38:52 +0200 | Djokovic Fined After Wimbledon Final Former world number one and seven-time Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic has been fined by the All England Lawn Tennis Club for racquet abuse.The Serbian was fined R140,000 for smashing his racquet against the net post after making a mistake during Sunday’s Wimbledon final in London.Djokovic lost against Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz which meant he lost out on his eight Wimbledon titel.The 20-year-old w... Wed, 19 Jul 2023 20:07:47 +0200 | Quadruple Amputee Becomes Pro Sportsman After Given Only 3% Survival Rate As Child Dayton Webber's story  is one of perseverance against all odds. Webber is now a professional athlete in the American Cornhole League (ACL),  making headlines for his incredible pitching and impeccable accuracy. Even before looking at his impressive stats, the very fact that he has come this far is impressive and life affirming. Born in 1998, Webber was diagnosed with streptococcal pneumo... Wed, 19 Jul 2023 11:12:32 +0200 | Spectator Takes Selfie, Causes Crash At Tour De France A spectator caused a huge crash after he took a selfie during the 15th stage of the Tour de France.With just over 125 kilometres to go, the supporter took a selfie and knocked the handlebars of Sepp Kuss from Team Jumbo-Visma. Kuss swerved to avoid hitting the spectator and knocked into his teammate Natahan van Hooydonck who fell off his bike.Van Hooydonck’s fell caused the massive crash be... Sun, 16 Jul 2023 19:32:50 +0200 | Springbok Captain Etzebeth’s Dad Dies Eben Etzebeth has been on an emotional rollercoaster the last few days.  The high must have been when it was announced that he was chosen to represent the Springboks as their captain during this Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks in New Zealand, only to be followed by the low that his dad Harry passed away on Tuesday.The sad news was confirmed by Gerhard Ras, a friend... Wed, 12 Jul 2023 17:49:07 +0200 | European Court Sides With Caster Semenya South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya won her appeal against World Athletics’ rules requiring her to lower her testosterone levels.The ruling was made by the European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday.The 32-year-old is classed as having “differences in sexual development” (DSD) and has made it clear that she has refused to take drugs in order to lower her testosterone levels.The rule... Tue, 11 Jul 2023 21:38:32 +0200 | Brad Pitt Films New F1 Movie At Silverstone Hollywood actor Brad Pitt has taken advantage of shooting his new movie when he met with all the drivers at Sunday’s F1 race at Silverstone.The British Grand Prix was home to the usual hustle and bustle of an F1 race with added Hollywood glam.Pitt filmed some scenes alongside fellow actor Damson Idris for their upcoming movie about Formula One about a veteran driver who joins one of the teams. T... Tue, 11 Jul 2023 21:12:40 +0200 | New Springbok Rugby Championship Kit Revealed The Springboks are ready for action and will look good while running out against Australia at Loftus Versfeld this Saturday.SA Rugby and Nike have signed a six-year partnership and have recently revealed the new look Springbok jersey.This is not just any old Springbok jersey. Although the green and gold colours are still prominent, this is seen as a rather alternative jersey as it pays tribute to ... Tue, 04 Jul 2023 17:56:53 +0200 | Hendrik Performance Nascar V8 In A Bmw Z4? Only In Sa! I’ve been in the game for a fair amount of time, and that’s given me the opportunity to see and shoot some amazing cars built by various workshops and private individuals. Years back a family I know of turned its passion for motorsport into a business called G&H Transport Racing. The original company is the G&H Transport side, but the family had some special cars that needed maintenanc... Mon, 03 Jul 2023 13:46:22 +0200 | The 2024 Toyota C-hr Gr Sport Has Arrived - It's A Plug In Hybrid With A Gr Badge. The original Toyota C-HR was something rather cool to look at when it launched, the SUV had some pretty unique styling that was more like what’s seen on sedans and hatchbacks. This made it way cooler-looking than most modern SUVs in this segment. The SUV already had interesting angles, lines and curves, and this latest incarnation carries on that styling, but things have been sharpened up in a f... Mon, 26 Jun 2023 17:01:35 +0200 | 10-year-old Girl Scores 143 Goals In 1 Season Amelia Morris isn’t your average football-playing schoolgirl.The 10-year-old has managed to score a massive 143 times in only one season.Morris finished as the top scorer at her club Gurnos FC in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. To give those teams playing against her team a chance to score as well, Morris was often taken off halfway through games.But, Morris’ athletic talents aren’t only limited to f... Tue, 13 Jun 2023 21:43:55 +0200 | Conor Mcgregor And Miami Heat Mascot Stunt Goes Wrong It’s not every day that UFC star Conor McGregor agrees to fake punch someone, but the Irishman did just that as part of an advertising campaign. And then things went south, by accident.The Irishman agreed to fake fight the Miami Heat mascot, Burnie as part of a stunt to promote a pain relief spray. The stunt took place during the third quarter of Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Miami.The stunt happe... Mon, 12 Jun 2023 18:42:54 +0200 | Brad Binder Breaks Motogp Record Brad Binder turned Saturday’s qualifying for the MotoGP into a record-breaking event.The South African managed to clock 366.1 km/h at Monza.The previous record of 363.6km/h was set by Spain’s Jorge martin in 2022.Before breaking the current record on Saturday, Binder shared the second-fastest top speed record of 362.4km/h with Johann Zarco. That record was set in 2021.Unfortunately, Binder cra... Sun, 11 Jun 2023 17:14:16 +0200 | Clive Barker Dies Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive Barker has passed away. He was 78.His death was announced via a statement by his family.“It is with profound sadness that the family of former Bafana Bafana coach Clive Barker announce his passing on Saturday, 10 June after a brave battle with Lewy Body Dementia.“We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the medical professionals who cared for Clive ove... Sun, 11 Jun 2023 17:10:56 +0200 | French Open Players Disqualified For Hitting Ball Girl Accident A ball girl being hit by a ball was the reason for a doubles match during the French Open to be ended controversially.The game between Sara Sorribes Tormo from Spain and Marie Bouzkova from the Czech Republic and their opponents Miyu Kato from Japan and Inodensia’s Aldila Sutjiadi ended during the second set of the third round.CNN reports that Kato innocuously hit the ball to the back of the cou... Mon, 05 Jun 2023 19:53:05 +0200 | The New Range Rover Sport Sv Defines Luxury Sportiness. The Range Rover Sport has always been the choice of the elite, from royalty to crime bosses (same thing really) and everyone with money in between. They seem to be damn good too, and as a flagship to the range, they have every conceivable onboard safety system and driver aid as part of the deal, all while being covered in the finest materials. They’re usually pretty damn fast too, hence why bad ... Wed, 31 May 2023 11:45:59 +0200 | Nadal Announces Retirement In 2024 Tennis star Rafael Nadal has announced that he will be retiring next year.The clay champion announced earlier this month that we won’t be competing in this year’s French Open due to a hip injury. The injury has been plaguing him since the Australian Open in January.As part of the announcement that he won’t be competing this year, he also announced that 2024 will be his final year as a profes... Sun, 21 May 2023 20:21:00 +0200 | Martha Stewart Becomes Oldest Sports Illustrated Cover Star Lifestyle mogul Martha Stewart has just become the world’s oldest Sports Illustrated cover star.For this year’s swimsuit edition, she shares the cover with Megan Fox, Kim Petras and Brooks Nader.The 81-year-old told People magazine that she didn’t even think twice when she was asked.“It should have been 30 years ago. That would have been great. It was not a goal I set for myself, but once ... Thu, 18 May 2023 18:18:17 +0200 | Italian Gp Cancelled Due To Flooding This weekend’s Italian F1 Grand Prix has been called off.This comes after Italy’s transport minister requested that the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix be postponed in the wake of the deadly flooding in the northeast parts of the country.Authorities asked for the postponement to allow them to focus on rescue efforts in the area.So far, eight people have died and around 5,000 people have been evacuat... Wed, 17 May 2023 20:47:25 +0200 | Audi Sport Gmbh Celebrates It's 40th Anniversary - 40 Years Of Fast! In the spirit of this year’s innumerable motoring-related anniversaries, we bring you yet another one from Germany - Audi in particular. Fast Audi cars started 40 years ago, and in that time Quattro and RS models have dominated the sales and race charts like few others can claim. It’s sort of what you expect by a brand that was moulded using the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife racetrack as... Tue, 16 May 2023 12:40:15 +0200 | Abt Sportsline Introduces The Abt Rs6 Legacy Edition - Includes 559 Kw Of Awesomeness. ABT Sportsline is a well-known global leader in high-quality aftermarket components and tuning options for the most elite cars from the Volkswagen and Audi Group (VAG). With over 125 years of experience, our legacy dates back to the establishment of an innovation workshop by Johann Abt, a renowned blacksmith, in 1896. ABT Sportsline has a proud history of pushing the boundaries, often resulting in... Thu, 11 May 2023 16:47:07 +0200 | Raging Bull Interrupts Rugby Match In France A bull broke free of its handler at a rugby league match in France, creating havoc.The match took place at the Gilbert Brutus stadium in Perpignan on Friday between the Catalans Dragons and St Helens.The bull was next to the field as part of an exhibition to honour local breeding in the area and promote the meat business held by the club’s chairman, Bernard Guasch.The match was broadcasted on lo... Sun, 07 May 2023 16:25:47 +0200 | Audi's Super-popular Tt Model Turns 25 - It's Been A Brilliant Run! Audi is responsible for creating some great cars over the years, there are some properly iconic models that have a worldwide, cult-like fan base and one of those is the Audi TT. I know I”m getting old because in my head the TT is about 10 years old, but it actually saw worldwide release way back in 1998. In typical Audi fashion, the far was something completely different, sort of like a squished... Wed, 03 May 2023 10:10:58 +0200