A breathless century on his debut from teenage opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz helped Afghanistan to a 16-run win over Ireland in the first ODI in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
England on Thursday named Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer in the squad for India’s tour next month as skipper Joe Root said the two will be a major boost for the side looking for a crucial series win.
Spain’s Paula Badosa has tested positive for the coronavirus while quarantined in a Melbourne hotel ahead of the Australian Open.
Manchester City’s record goalscorer Sergio Aguero said on Thursday he has contracted coronavirus and is self isolating.
UFC superstar Conor McGregor says he wants his highlight reel to be like a movie – and adds he is in the perfect shape going into Sunday’s bout with lightweight Dustin Poirier.
Conor McGregor says rival Khabib Nurmagomedov should be stripped of his UFC title as the Irishman prepares for his fight against Dustin Poirier.
Proteas allrounder Wiaan Mulder has signed to play for English county side Leicestershire as an overseas player in the 2021 season.
Sharks coach Sean Everitt wants to be the last coach to win a game at Newlands.
The Proteas women will don black in the second ODI against Pakistan this weekend in support of the fight against gender-based violence.
Jonny O’Mara has been unable to practice with isolating new doubles partner Artem Sitak before the Australian Open but says it is “a huge difference” to be able to train himself.
Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen has named a settled line-up for their Currie Cup semi-final against the Bulls in Pretoria.
Pitso Mosimane wants to see South African coaches testing their abilities outside of the Premiership.
India v England: Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer return to Joe Root’s squad for first two Tests in Ahmedabad
All-rounder Ben Stokes and fast bowler Jofra Archer return to the England squad for the first two Tests of the tour of India.
Western Province are without Springbok Steven Kitshoff for their Currie Cup semi-final against the Sharks, but coach John Dobson is “comforted” by the inclusion of Ali Vermaak.
Cricket SA’s interim board chairperson retired Judge Zak Yacoob confident that the Australian Test tour will take place.
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr called it a “great day” for Oakland after Kamala Harris, a native of the city, was sworn in as Vice President of the United States.
London Marathon organisers are “very optimistic” a record 50,000 runners will be able to take part in the race when it is held on 3 October.
The NFL Show’s Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell look ahead to the NFL Championship games as the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Buffalo Bills and the Green Bay Packers face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Arsenal transfer target Martin Odegaard would prefer a loan move to Real Sociedad in January, says Guillem Balague.
World No 1 Ashleigh Barty will make her first top-level tennis appearance in nearly a year when she joins a star-studded exhibition in Adelaide this month.
Bayer Leverkusen beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the Bundesliga, with 17-year-old forward Florian Wirtz scoring a well-taken goal to win the match.