Mugabe using outdated colonial tactics, says Zim opposition

2016-09-06 17:53

President Robert Mugabe's government has been accused of using old and outdated colonial Ian Smith’s tactics in "oppressing" Zimbabweans.

Cricket SA pays tribute to Ian Smith

2015-08-26 12:14

Cricket South Africa has paid tribute to South African leg spin bowler, Ian Smith, who has passed away at the age of 90.

Tennis SA CEO steps down

2013-11-20 15:34

After nearly ten years at the helm of South African tennis, chief executive officer Ian Smith has decided to leave the organisation

Key dates in Zim's post-independence history

2013-07-29 09:00

Zimbabwe holds crucial presidential elections this week. The following are some of the key dates since the ex-Britain colony’s independence.

Mugabe blasts Mandela

2013-05-26 12:28

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has blasted former president Nelson Mandela's reconciliation policies, and has labelled him "too much of a saint" in a television interview.

TSA mourns death of Drewett

2013-05-04 13:46

Tennis SA has expressed sadness at the passing of ATP president, Brad Drewett, who after a battle with motor neuron disease.

TV boost for SA tennis team

2013-03-26 16:08

South Africa's crucial Davis Cup tie away to Poland will be broadcast live on television, Tennis South Africa confirmed.

Ian Smith's farm seized in Zimbabwe

2012-12-08 16:33

Zimbabwe has seized a farm belonging to Ian Smith, ex-leader of the former Rhodesia government.

Tennis SA remains optimistic

2012-09-19 20:27

Tennis SA remains optimistic about its ability to host future Davis Cup World Group playoffs despite its current financial woes.

SA to host ITF tennis events

2012-07-11 20:48

A feast of junior tennis will be on display when Johannesburg and Pretoria host two ITF junior tennis tournaments.


SA officials relish Australian Open duties

2016-01-15 10:51

Three South African tennis officials will be representing the country in Melbourne at the Australian Open.

Zanu-PF 'worse than Smith regime'

2014-04-14 12:52

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly taken a swipe at the ruling Zanu-PF party and described it as “worse than the Smith regime”.

Inauguration 'may be farewell event for Mugabe'

2013-08-22 08:36

A Zimbabwean political scientist says President Robert Mugabe's inauguration after emerging victorious in a 31 July disputed election "can be read as a farewell event" for the veteran leader.

Succession battle looms in Mugabe camp

2013-07-29 08:24

A victory for Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe's presidential elections this week would raise the prospect of him ruling well into the 90s, enflaming a succession battle that already quietly rages.

Soweto Open likely to stay

2013-05-05 16:19

Tennis South Africa's CEO Ian Smith remains confident the Soweto Open tennis tournament will survive another year.

Soweto Open to be televised

2013-04-26 14:25

Tennis SA has signed a deal with the SABC to broadcast the final stages of the Soweto Open starting on May 3.

TSA 'is backing' Simmonds

2013-01-15 14:45

Tennis South Africa is not ignoring the potential of Chanel Simmonds, according to TSA chief executive Ian Smith.

Anderson hits back at critics

2012-09-23 16:11

SA's top-ranked tennis player, Kevin Anderson, has again defended his stance regarding his unavailability for the Davis Cup.

Anderson's price too high: TSA

2012-09-18 18:55

Tennis South Africa's CEO Ian Smith says the country's top player Kevin Anderson is insisting on too much money to play Davis Cup.

Soweto Open called off

2011-12-12 12:18

SA tennis received another major blow with the news that the successful and innovative Soweto Open, has been called off.

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