Premier League leaders Chelsea chalked up another three points with victory at West Ham United.
South Africa will bid to host the 2023 World Cup and hope to make it fourth time lucky after three unsuccessful attempts.
Mandla Masango scored his sixth Premiership goal of the season as Kaizer Chiefs beat Ajax Cape Town at the FNB Stadium.
A rare missed cut for Rory McIlroy at theHonda Classic was the result of a rusty game and windy conditions, the world number one said.
Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bowl in the Cricket World Cup Pool A match against Scotland at Saxton Oval.
Orlando Pirates lost momentum in the build-up to this weekend's Soweto Derby, settling for a draw in their PSL fixture against Free State Stars.
The Premier League now has just a handful, and arguably not even that, of English bona-fide megastars still at the top.
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Brendan Rodgers could have a decision to make about the Manchester City manager's job this summer.
Sachin Tendulkar blasted proposals to slash the 2019 World Cup to just 10 nations, describing it as "a backward step."
Australia hit the highest World Cup score in tournament history as they thrashed Afghanistan by a record margin.
Major League Soccer is on the verge of a players' strike as talks on a new collective contract have failed to bring a deal.
With Real Madrid faltering in crunch games the tide has started to turn surprisingly rapidly against coach Carlo Ancelotti.
The South African batting machine, so effectively nullified by India, seems to be in perfect working order once more.
Ajax Cape Town coach Roger de Sa is confident his side take all three points when they face Kaizer Chiefs.
Louis van Gaal has warned Manchester United that it will take a year before they see the best from Angel Di Maria.
The Stormers lineout came up short against the Lions, but the return of Schalk Burger could motivate the pack to stand tall for the Sharks encounter.
Kevin Pietersen's recent charm offensive appears to be on hold after he rubbished England's team selection.
David Warner scored 178 as Australia hit the highest World Cup score in tournament history.