Lionel Messi has broken the record for the most appearances in La Liga by a non-Spanish player.
Alfredo Di Stefano’s record of 18 Real Madrid goals in El Clasico matches against Barcelona has been matched by Cristiano Ronaldo.
South Africa’s golden boy of the track, Wayde van Niekerk, added another South African record to his collection in Kingston, Jamaica, late on Saturday night. MARK ETHERIDGE reports.
Being one of the trailblazers of South African athletics seems to come naturally to Akani Simbine.
Luvo Manyonga soared into South African athletics history at the University of Pretoria on Friday night, setting a new national long jump record of 8.62 metres.
She may call it a ‘rust-buster’ but South Africa’s Rio track Olympian Dominique Scott-Efurd’s season-opener at the weekend should be seen as an extremely polished one, writes MARK ETHERIDGE. Indeed it produced a national indoor 3000-metre record, meaning the former Capetonian will move deeper into her 2017 season, her first as a professional athlete, in confident frame of mind. Scott-Efurd… Read more →
Justin Thomas recorded the lowest 72-hole total in PGA Tour history at Waialae Country Club this week, wrapping up the Sony Open in 253 shots. ‘It’s been an unbelievable week,’ he said. ‘This win meant a lot because of how I did it. It’s my first wire-to-wire win and I had a hard time getting focused out there today. To be… Read more →
Justin Thomas set a new benchmark on the PGA Tour of 17 under par after 36 holes, the lowest total achieved by a player in two rounds. The 23 year old became only the seventh player to shoot 59 on the PGA Tour during the first round of the Sony Open on Thursday, then carded 64 on Friday to make… Read more →
Allister Coetzee’s Springboks went down 27-13 to Wales in Cardiff on Saturday and ended their 2016 season with the worst South African win record in the professional era. JON CARDINELLI reports.