We bring you some of the weekend’s sports highlights.



Orlando Pirates silenced their critics with a 3 – 1 win over rivals Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday in the SowetoDerby.

Other PSL results: Amazulu 1 – 3 Sundowns, Cape Town City 2 – 0 Chippa United, Supersport United 0 – 0 Maritzburg United.

In the English Premier League, Arsene Wenger woes continue after Arsenal suffered thier fourth consecutive defeat, losing to Brighton Albion 2 – 1 on Sunday.

Other results: Chelsea 0 – 1 Manchester City, Liverpool 2 – 0 Newcastle United.


Phil Mickelson ended the longest drought of his career with a playoff victory Sunday over Justin Thomas in the Mexico Championship, capping off a final round of lustrous cheers in thin air that included Thomas holing a wedge for eagle on the final hole of regulation.

Mickelson, who closed with a 5-under 66, won for the first time since the 2013 British Open at Muirfield.


Lions are still the team to beat in the South African Conference this after stamping their authority when they upset the Blue Bulls at Loftus 49 – 35.

Stormers were stunned by the Crusaders in Christchurch 45 – 28. Sharks 24 – 24 Waratahs, Blues 21 – 27 Chiefs, Reds 18 – 10 Brumbies.

In Sevens Circuit:

USA won the Las Vegas leg of the Sevens Series. Blitzbokke crashed out in the semi-finals, losing to Argentina.


Australia won the first test at Kingmead on Monday morning, beating South Africa by 118 runs. Second Test will be in Nelson Mandela Bay on Friday 09/03/2018.


Jobodwana wins the 200m, The world championship 200m bronze medallist from 2015 was as dominant as he was cheeky as he stormed over the Ruimsig track to claim a sweet victory.