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Cape Town mayoral committee member JP Smith believes he is the target of an extreme smear campaign which has involved individuals apparently registering his details with substance abuse facilities so it appears he needs help for drug, alcohol and gambling addictions.
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Vicki Momberg, the real estate agent whose racist rant towards a black police officer was caught on camera, is expected to hear her fate in the Randburg Magistrate's Court.
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party activists have reportedly invaded a white-owned commercial dairy farm just outside Chinhoyi town, as land seizures spread across the country ahead of next year?s general elections.
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The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein is expected to hear the States' appeal to have Oscar Pistorius' jail term lengthened.
Sport24.co.za | Adriaan Strauss impressed by 2017 Boks
Former captain Adriaan Strauss believes the Springboks are showing the fight needed to re-establish themselves at the summit of international rugby.
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A Twitter employee on their last day with the firm was responsible for taking down Donald Trump's account, the firm has said, as the president resumed tweeting after the 11-minute outage.
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Two Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) traffic officers have been suspended for three months each after their video and photos went viral on social media, Chief Superintendent Wilfred Kgasago says.
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A shot of Macallan whisky purportedly made in 1878 that a Chinese man paid $10 000 for at a Swiss hotel was actually distilled between 1970 and 1972, local media reported.
Sport24.co.za | Boks-All Blacks World Cup clash 'massive contest' - Coetzee
South Africa coach Allister Coetzee predicts that the 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool B opener against greatest rivals New Zealand in Japan will be a "massive contest".
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AngloGold Ashanti has confirmed that two miners who remained trapped underground following a rockfall at a mine near Carletonville earlier have been rescued.
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Thousands of Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia to join a large-scale offensive against al-Shabaab extremists just weeks after Somalia's worst attack left more than 350 people dead, border residents have said.
News24.com | Wits preparing for a possible shut down
The University of the Witwatersrand says it has increased security as it remains adamant that university activities and examinations will go ahead, despite calls for a shutdown by the SRC.
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President Jacob Zuma says he cannot fire Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini as she is responsible for delivering a new social grants scheme as ordered by the Constitutional Court.
News24.com | Zuma appoints 15 High Court judges
President Jacob Zuma has appointed 15 new High Court judges.

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Portugal reach Euro 2016 semi-finals with win over Poland on penalties - The ...

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Portugal reach Euro 2016 semi-finals with win over Poland on penalties
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The Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patrício makes the decisive penalty save from Poland's Jakub Blaszczykowski in their Euro 2016 quarter-final. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters. David Hytner at the Stade Vélodrome. @DaveHytner. Thursday 30 June 2016 ...
Euro 2016 Poland 1-1 Portugal (3-5 pens): Cristiano Ronaldo's side progresses to semi-finalsBelfast Telegraph
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Poland vs Portugal match report: Robert Lewandowski finally gets off the mark, but Poles are sent home after shootoutThe Independent
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Venus Williams beats Sakkari but exile to Court No18 raises eyebrows - The Gu...

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Venus Williams beats Sakkari but exile to Court No18 raises eyebrows
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Venus Williams shakes with Maria Sakkari after their three-set second round match on Wimbledon's Court No18. Photograph: Michael Mayhew/Sportsphoto/Allstar. Bryan Armen Graham at Wimbledon. @bryanagraham. Thursday 30 June 2016 16.05 EDT ...
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Vicente del Bosque resigns as Spain head coach following Euro 2016 exit - Sky...

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Vicente del Bosque resigns as Spain head coach following Euro 2016 exit
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Vicente del Bosque has resigned as Spain head coach after eight years in the role. The 65-year-old, who led his country to victory at the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012, was expected to step down after Spain crashed out of Euro 2016 at the last-16 stage ...
Del Bosque quits as Spain coachDaily Mail
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Wales ready for the 'game of their lives' as they look to create more history...

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Wales ready for the 'game of their lives' as they look to create more history against Belgium
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As Wales players tried to avoid causing too many divots during their walkabout on the patchwork pitch at Lille's Stade Pierre-Mauroy last night, a few placed video-calls to loved ones. Neil Taylor pulled faces at his young children, Ashley Williams ...
Why Chris Coleman will never forget the tough times as Wales look to make historyTelegraph.co.uk
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Viktor Troicki stuns Wimbledon crowd with astonishing rant at umpire during s...

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Viktor Troicki stuns Wimbledon crowd with astonishing rant at umpire during second round defeat by Albert Ramos ...
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Viktor Troicki has called for Wimbledon to install the Hawk-Eye challenge system on all courts after the Serbian suffered an astonishing on-court meltdown. No 25 seed Troicki was left furious at the end of his 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 second-round ...
Victor Troicki's epic tirade revives Wimbledon memories of John McEnroe and Jeff TarangoTelegraph.co.uk
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Man Utd: An A to Z of Premier League-bound striker - BB...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Man Utd: An A to Z of Premier League-bound striker
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Even his waxwork is full of charisma. Is the Premier League ready for Zlatan Ibrahimovic? He scores goals by the hatful, he makes headlines like almost nobody else - and now he says he is finally coming to the Premier League with Manchester United.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a massive gamble for Manchester UnitedDaily Mail
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IN PROFILE: Claude Puel - Southampton FC

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IN PROFILE: Claude Puel
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Following his appointment as First Team Manager at Southampton, we provide an in-depth profile of Claude Puel. Born on 2nd September 1961 in Castres, France, Claude Puel heads to Southampton ready to embark on his first spell in football away from his ...
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Wimbledon 2016 RESULTS DAY FOUR: Andy Murray, Heather Watson, Jo Konta, Dan E...

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Wimbledon 2016 RESULTS DAY FOUR: Andy Murray, Heather Watson, Jo Konta, Dan Evans and Venus Williams in ...
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So that's the end of our live blog on day four of Wimbledon here at Sportsmail. We'll be back again tomorrow morning with plenty more action live. Make sure you join JAMES DUTTON for all that but for now, it's goodbye. 20:49. Friday's order of play ...
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McInnes thrilled with Aberdeen desire - BBC Sport

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McInnes thrilled with Aberdeen desire
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Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes was thrilled with the desire of his side after two stoppage time goals earned a 3-1 win over Fola Esch in their Europa League qualifying first round tie. Julien Klein cancelled out Shay Logan's second half opener before ...
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Wade to miss third straight game for Bulls

Chicago Bulls shooting guard Dwyane Wade will miss his third consecutive NBA game Thursday against the Boston Celtics, this time with an illness after missing two with a wrist injury. The 35-year-old backcourt star, a three-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat and top scorer for the 2008 US Olympic gold medal squad, was absent from Thursday's practice. Wade, who joined the Bulls this season, will have another week to rest before Chicago takes the court again February 24 at home against Phoenix.



Time to shake up golf, head of European Tour says

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Professional golf has long consisted of 72-hole tournaments played over four days - something that will have to change if the game wants to reach a new generation of fans, the head of the European Tour said. The tour's chief executive, Keith Pelley, has pledged to shake up the European circuit since taking over from George O'Grady in 2015, and a couple of innovative tournaments this year are part of that effort.



Fans call shots in futuristic football league
The Salt Lake Screaming Eagles take flight on Thursday as the normally low profile Indoor Football League offers a glimpse into the future of interactive sports. The expansion team's site, coach, logo, mascot, cheerleaders and players have already been chosen by fans, who will use an app to pick the Screaming Eagles' plays in real time when they meet the visiting Nebraska Danger at 8,000-seat Maverik Center. "That's the future of sports," club owner and co-founder of Project FANchise Sohrab Farudi told Reuters.
Rumford, Foster lead by a stroke in Super 6 event in Perth
Australian Brett Rumford and England's Mark Foster each carded a six-under-par 66 to take a share of the lead in the opening round at the inaugural World Super 6 tournament in Perth on Thursday. Twenty-one players were within two shots of the leaders at Perth's Lake Karrinyup Country Club in the unique event, tri-sanctioned by the PGA Tour of Australasia, Asian Tour and European Tour. Perth-native Rumford lost his European Tour playing card last year but began the 2017 campaign by finishing fifth at the Australian PGA Championship and was looking to continue his good form at home.
Kushners to back away from Marlins bid

(Reuters) - The Kushner family, relatives of U.S. President Donald Trump through son-in-law Jared Kushner, said on Wednesday they will not pursue the purchase of the Miami Marlins if current owner Jeffrey Loria is nominated as U.S. ambassador to France. There were reports last week that the Kushner family were in talks to purchase the Marlins for $1.6 billion. ?Although the Kushners have made substantial progress in discussions for us to purchase the Marlins, recent reports suggest that Mr. Loria will soon be nominated by the President to be Ambassador to France,? the statement said.



Warrior Green slams Knicks owner over Oakley treatment

(Reuters) - Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green blasted New York Knicks owner James Dolan over his treatment of Charles Oakley, which resulted in the former player's temporary ban from Madison Square Garden. Green made the comments on his "Dray Day Podcast", which emerged prior to Wednesday's game against the Sacramento Kings and referenced Dolan having Oakley forcibly removed from the Garden last week following a heated dispute between the pair. "The man (Oakley) is a legend.



Knicks' Anthony replaces injured Love for All-Star Game

(Reuters) - New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony was named on Wednesday to replace injured reserve Kevin Love in the NBA All-Star Game. Anthony, a 10-time All Star, was originally left off the roster for the first time since 2009 but will now participate in Sunday?s game in New Orleans. Love had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Tuesday and is expected to be sidelined about six weeks. ...



LeBron leads Cavaliers into break with win over Pacers

LeBron James scored 31 points, Kyrie Irving added 26 and Kyle Korver had 22 to spark defending NBA champion Cleveland over the visiting Indiana Pacers 113-104. In their final game before Sunday's 66th NBA All-Star Game, the Cavaliers won their third game in a row and seventh in eight starts to stand 39-16 and atop the Eastern Conference. "We've played some good ball," James said.



Carmelo replaces injured Love in All-Star Game

New York (AFP) - New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will make an eighth consecutive appearance in the NBA All-Star Game after being named as a replacement for injured Cleveland star Kevin Love.



Bouchard pays off blind date bet at NBA game
Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard paid off her lost Super Bowl bet by joining blind date John Goehrke at a Brooklyn Nets NBA home game against Milwaukee. Goehrke, a 20-year-old University of Missouri student and New England Patriots supporter, won his dream date with Bouchard, who turns 23 on February 25, thanks to the Patriots' record-setting rally to defeat the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51 earlier this month.
Trump won't make US college picks as Obama did

US President Donald Trump has rejected ESPN's invitation to fill out a bracket for the national college basketball tournament, something his predecessor Barack Obama had done for the past eight years. Obama, known as a basketball fan, had his bracket unveiled on the US-based sports network with picks filmed in the Oval Office, but ESPN announced Wednesday that the tradition would end this year. "We expressed our interest to the White House in continuing the presidential bracket.



Scott, Watson eye more glory at Riviera, Masters

Past Masters winners Adam Scott and Bubba Watson see this week's US PGA Genesis Open at Riviera as a key tuneup for the year's first major championship at Augusta National. Watson, who took the green jacket in 2012 and 2014, is defending champion at Riviera and also won in 2014 while Scott, who became the first Australian to win the Masters in 2013, was Riviera runner-up to Watson last year by a stroke.



Trump declines ESPN invite to fill out NCAA bracket

(The Sports Xchange) - Bracketology in the Oval Office is ending under President Donald Trump. The eight-year run of the president filling out an NCAA Tournament bracket on live television will come to a halt after Trump declined an invitation from ESPN to continue the tradition. "We expressed our interest to the White House in continuing the presidential bracket.



Green slams Knicks owner over Oakley spat

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green on Wednesday accused New York Knicks owner James Dolan of a "slave master mentality" over his handling of the Charles Oakley saga. Dolan banned Knicks legend Oakley from attending NBA games at Madison Square Garden following an altercation with security before eventually relenting this week.



Woods cancels news conference due to bad back

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods was supposed to hold a news conference on Wednesday at the Genesis Open but canceled the event after doctors said the former world number one should limit all activities while he battles back spasms. Woods pulled out of Feb. 16-19 Genesis Open last week but the 14-times major champion was still planning to be at Riviera this week as the tournament's host. "After receiving daily treatment the last several days on his on-going back spasms, Tiger Woods has again been advised by doctors to limit all activities and will not hold a press conference Wednesday.



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