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.

Azarenka overcomes drama-filled final to win Australian title

Victoria Azarenka has won a scrappy final against Li Na to successfully defend her Australian Open title and retain the world number one ranking.

Li Na exposes Sharapova’s weaknesses in Australian Open win

Outplayed, out-thought and out-manoeuvred, Maria Sharapova's hopes of reaching another Grand Slam final have been undone by China's Li Na.

Schiavone and Li face off in one for the ages

Francesca Schiavone of Italy will defend her French Open title on Saturday against China's Li Na in a tantalising clash of styles.

Now call me Aussie Kim says champion Clijsters

Kim Clijsters said she had finally earned her nickname "Aussie Kim" after beating Li Na 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to capture her first Australian Open.

Li upsets Wozniacki to reach Aussie Open final

China's Li Na upset world number one and top seed Caroline Wozniacki 3-6 7-5 6-3 to reach the final of the Australian Open on Thursday.

Henin sets up dream final against Serena

Justine Henin capped her comeback by making the Australian Open final on Thursday where she will meet Serena Williams gunning for her fifth title.

Federer, Serena go through as Venus falters

Roger Federer and Serena Williams needed all their fighting spirit to stay in the Australian Open on Wednesday after Li Na stunned Venus Williams.

Serena stays alive as Venus crashes out

Serena Williams came back from the brink of defeat to make the Australian Open semifinals on Wednesday, but her sister Venus not so lucky.


Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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