CASTER SEMENYA TO CHALLENGE ‘DISCRIMINATORY’ IAAF TESTOSTERONE RULE CHANGE

World and Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya will challenge the IAAF’s rule change on testosterone levels in the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne. The IAAF earlier this year made the rule change, which stipulates that any athlete who is determined to have a difference of sexual development, which means a testosterone level of five nanomoles per litre or…

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LIVERPOOL BOSS JURGEN KLOPPP SAYS WIN IS POSSIBLE IN THE 2ND LEG AGAINST ROMA

Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says two late goals from Roma do not make a “big difference” to their Champions League semi-final, and is confident his side can follow their 5-2 first-leg win with another victory in Italy next week. The Reds led 5-0 with Mohamed Salah scoring twice and assisting two more, but Roma scored twice in the last 10…

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Mohamed Salah an ‘unbelievable bargain’ for Liverpool, admits Roma chairman James Pallotta

Mohamed Salah

Roma chairman James Pallotta says Liverpool got an “unbelievable bargain” when they signed Mohamed Salah and admits he has been surprised by the Egyptian’s success at Anfield. Salah joined the Reds in a £34.3m transfer during the summer window and has since amassed 41 goals for the club in just 46 games. The Egyptian will come up against his former side when Roma…

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100-ball cricket: Alastair Cook ‘understands’ proposals for new format  

Alastair Cook

100-ball cricket: Alastair Cook ‘understands’ proposals for new format England batsman Alastair Cook says he understands the proposed 100-ball competition but that Test and first-class cricket should be “protected”. The England and Wales Cricket Board wants to introduce the format into its new city-based tournament from 2020. “There has to be a place for five-day or four-day cricket,” former England captain Cook,…

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JOSE MOURINHO EXPECTS HIS MANCHESTER UNITED SQUAD TO EVOLVE

 Jose Mourinho

 Jose Mourinho expects some of the younger members of his Manchester United squad to get a chance to earn regular places next season. The boss was asked after Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final win over Tottenham if he expected a lot of investment this summer to enhance his squad. Although admitting he would need to strengthen in midfield, Jose was keen to stress…

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SPRINGBOK LEGEND BRYAN HABANA RETIRES

Bryan Habana

JOHANNESBURG – Former Springbok, Bulls and Stormers winger Bryan Habana has announced that he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the French rugby season. Bryan Habana, who started his rugby career at the Lions in the 2003/04 season, made 21 appearances for the Johannesburg-based franchise before making his move across the Jukskei River to the Bulls in…

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