Ian Ransom

Strong bench key to Proteas’s world cup campaign

The emphasis is not only the starting 11, but the entire squad of 15, because going forward there might be an injury or somebody might fall ill.

Cricket World Cup: India beats Proteas after three previous losses

India has bowled out the South African team in Melbourne; announcing themselves as genuine contenders to defend their World Cup title.

Loss to Zimbabwe raises Australia’s alarm bells

Sunday's "embarrassing" loss to Zimbabwe has left Australia red-faced and worried a mere five months before they host the World Cup.

Li beats Cibulkova to claim Australian Open tennis title

China's Li Na overcame poor serving and an errant forehand in her first set against Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova to win her second Grand Slam.

Vintage Federer books Murray quarterfinal

Roger Federer has beaten Jo Wilfried Tsonga at the Australian Open and will face Wimbledon champion Andy Murray in a quarterfinal.

Cricket’s decision review system needs another look, say Aussies

Cricket's decision review system and the continuing struggles of Aussies's brittle batting order was the cause of irritation in the first Ashes Test.

Adam Scott takes home Masters cup after Oz’s long wait

Newly crowned Masters champion Adam Scott has ended Australia's wait for an Augusta win after sinking a birdie putt on the second extra hole.

Hamilton’s crash puts a positive spin on the racer’s spirit

Despite Lewis Hamilton's crash at the Australian Grand Prix, the former world champion has said he is happy about his new team's practice sessions.

Sri Lanka’s dismal innings overshadows Sangakkara’s milestone

Sri Lanka's disappointing innings in the opening day of their Test against Australia has dampened Kumar Sangakkara's achievement of 10 000 Test runs.

Inspirational Du Plessis carries Proteas to Test draw

Faf du Plessis hit an inspirational century as South Africa drew against Australia in the second Test, ending on 248-8 in a nail-biting finish.

Proteas vs Australia: The uphill battle to save 2nd test

Australia have dismissed SA for 388 on the third day of the second test, after Jacques Kallis and Faf Du Plessis guided the team past the follow-on.

Home hero Adam Scott wins Australian Masters

Local favourite Adam Scott has won the $1-million Australian Masters , beating Briton Adam Poulter by four strokes.

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