• Arteta praises Arsenal patience as they stroll past Newcastle
    Mikel Arteta praised his side's patience as they moved right into the mix for a top-four place with a 2-0 Premier League win over Newcastle United on Saturday.
  • Blitzboks down USA to win in Dubai
    The Blitzboks surged to their fifth title of the season when they downed the United States 42-7 in the final of the Dubai leg of the World Sevens Series on Saturday.
  • Thriston Lawrence wins Joburg Open and books ticket to St Andrews
    SA’s Thriston Lawrence found the silver lining at the end of a week of storms in the 2021 Joburg Open as he won his first DP World Tour title at Randpark Golf Club on Saturday.
  • Two cases of coronavirus Omicron variant detected in Britain
    Britain announced it had identified two cases of the new Omicron coronavirus a day after the country temporarily banned flights from South Africa and five other countries from Friday over the newly identified variant.
  • Sundowns keep iron grip on PSL fighting for three more points against Sekhukhune
    Mamelodi Sundowns kept an iron grip on their lead of the DStv Premiership, though they also had to fight for it beating Sekhukhune United 2-0 at Tuks Stadium on Saturday.
  • Emirates suspends flights to and from SA
    Emirates airline has suspended passenger flights to and from SA until further notice.
  • SA considers new restrictions to curb Omicron’s spread
    Among the options being considered are ways to try and boost the nation’s vaccination rate
  • SA wants countries to reconsider travel bans over Omicron variant
    The department of international relations said the travel restrictions were “akin to punishing South Africa”
  • 61 travellers from SA in Netherlands test positive for Covid-19
    The Dutch government banned all air travel from Southern Africa early on Friday
  • Boris Johnson tries to reassure SA over travel ban
    SA has said that the travel ban is unjustified, and Britain did not engage with the country before introducing the flight ban
  • Coronavirus command council meeting brought forward as Covid-19 cases spike
    The meeting had been scheduled for Sunday amid rapidly increasing Covid-19 cases across the country, particularly in Gauteng
  • Health department slams ‘knee-jerk’ travel bans on SA
    Early indications are that the Covid-19 vaccines are effective against the new variant, ministerial advisory committee member Prof Ian Sanne said