Peerless Semenya claims third world 800m title: South African Caster Semenya, dogged by gender accusations since shooting to fame in 2009, won a third world title in the women’s 800m on Sunday. Semenya, the defending Olympic champion and also world champion in 2009 and 2011, timed 1min 55.16sec, the fastest time of the year so far. Burundi’s Francine Niyonsaba, the Olympic silver
Australia deputy PM caught in dual citizenship crisis: Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s political future was in doubt Monday after it emerged he was a dual citizen, placing the conservative government’s slim parliamentary majority at risk. Australia does not allow dual citizens to sit in parliament, with New Zealand confirming later Monday its citizenship was automatically granted to Joyce via his father.
Familiar pressure for Komphela: Folowing another cup competition exit, the pressure is on again for Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela. This after Chiefs were knocked out of the MTN 8 by SuperSport United, who won 1-0 at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday. This means more pressure on Komphela as his side will need to win either the Telkom Knockout,
Drugs found on airport workers: THREE suspects will appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court for dealing in drugs this week after they were arrested in separate incidents on Saturday at the OR Tambo International Airport. Police said two of the suspects were employees at the airport. Police spokesperson Brig Vishnu Naidoo said on Saturday morning at the general aviation
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