His FA Cup goal in opposition to Reading took Rooney‚ 31‚ to 249 goals in 543 games‚ attaining the landmark 215 matches and four seasons faster than Charlton.
Hashim Amla scored a century in his one-hundredth test in opposition to Sri Lanka within the 0.33 cricket test on the Wanderers.
American Justin Thomas‚ 23‚ will become the youngest man to interrupt 60 on golfing’s PGA Tour‚ capturing an 11-under 59 in the first spherical of the Sony Open in Hawaii.
Indian cricketer Mohit Ahlawat turns into the first batsman to hit a triple century in Twenty20 cricket.
Top South African athletics sprinter Akani Simbine runs the 100 and two hundred at the equal day‚ breaking 10sec and 20sec boundaries – nine.93s inside the 100 metres and 19.95s within the 2 hundred metres.
England retains the Six Nations rugby title and identical New Zealand’s global file for consecutive check wins‚ 18‚ with a seven-try sixty one-21 demolition of sorry Scotland at Twickenham.
Muirfield Golf Club votes by a large majority to drop its guys-most effective coverage and welcome woman participants for the first time.
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Bhongolwethu Jayiya ratings the quickest hat-trick in the Premier Soccer League‚ 3 dreams in 10 mins for Cape Town City in their 4-1 win over Chippa United at Athlone Stadium in Cape Town.
The Stormers beat the Chiefs 34-26 at Newlands in what is broadly considered to had been one of the epic Super Rugby matches of all time. Dillan Leyds throws a beautiful bypass even as seated on the floor to SP Marais to attain.
Sergio Garcia wins the Masters‚ his first essential‚ in a playoff towards Justin Rose.
Lungile Gongqa breaks a Cape Town drought of 44 years in triumphing the 2017 Two Oceans Ultra Marathon in Cape Town.
It made Gongqua the primary Capetonian to win the 56-kilometer race seeing that Don Hartley in 1973.
South African Gift Ngoepe will become the primary African participant in Major League Baseball when he turns out for Pittsburgh Pirates in opposition to the Chicago Cubs. The Pirates win 6-five.
Anthony Joshua‚ 27‚ of Britain‚ knocks out Wladimir Klitschko‚ forty one‚ inside the 11th spherical to feature the WBA international heavyweight boxing title to his IBF crown at London’s Wembley Stadium.
The Blitzboks win the world sevens rugby identify via beating Scotland within the final of the Paris leg‚ the second remaining leg of the sevens global series.
It’s their 2d title‚ the first having been in 2009. They received five out of 9 tournaments in the series.
Premier Soccer League club Bidvest Wits win their first title after beating Polokwane City 2-0.
Kumar Sangakkara ratings his 5th successive great century for Surrey in the English cricket county championship.
It places him in the la league of most effective 3 different gamers‚ CB Fry (1901)‚ Wally Hammond (1938) and Michael Hussey (2003).
Wayde van Niekerk breaks the sector 300m report‚ his second global quality.
The British and Irish Lions beat a 14-guy All Blacks crew (without Sonny Bill Williams‚ pink-carded for a shoulder rate on Anthony Watson in the 25h minute) 24-21 to square the rugby take a look at the collection.
20-1 outsider Marinaresco wins the Durban July‚ narrowly from favourites Al Sahem and Edict of Nantes.
Leg spinner Wanidu Hasaranga of Sri Lanka turns into the 0.33 participant within the history of one-day cricket to claim a hat-trick on debut. He does so towards Zimbabwe.
All Blacks and Lions draw 15-15 at Eden Park to proportion the rugby check collection 1-1. Three Barrett brothers function inside the take a look at for the All Blacks: Beauden‚ Jordie and Scott.
Gabine Muguruza beats Venus Williams 7-five 6-zero within the Wimbedon ladies’ tennis very last.
South Africa’s juniors top the medal table on the below-18 world athletics championships (in the absence of the Americans‚ Chinese‚ Cubans and British). The contingent of nine boys and three ladies win five gold‚ three silver and 3 bronze.
Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4 within the Wimbledon guys’ tennis final. He will become the first guy to win Wimbledon eight times and extends his file to 19 grand slam titles.
Lewis Hamilton wins the British Grand Prix at Silverstone to tie the all-time report of five career motor-racing wins inside the British Grand Prix.
Adrian Boros of Hungary turns into the primary non-South African to win the Berg River canoe marathon‚ his time for the 4 legs is 16hrs 53min eleven.4sec
South Africa win the second cricket take a look at towards England by means of 340 runs at Trent Bridge‚ having misplaced the primary.
Brandon Grace shoots a 62 within the 0.33 round of the British Open at Royal Birkdale‚ the bottom single round in a main golfing tournament.
Chris Froome wins his fourth Tour de France.
England beat India at Lord’s within the Women’s World Cup cricket very last.
Chad le Clos wins the guys’ 200m butterfly gold medal at the world championships after defeating domestic preferred Laszlo Cseh‚ the protecting champion‚ in Budapest.
Beauden Barrett gets a hole-in-one on the Steyn City golfing course‚ two days earlier than the Hurricanes lose to the Lions in a Super Rugby semi-final at Ellis Park.
The Lions come lower back from 22-3 down towards the Hurricanes at Ellis Park and win the Super semifinal 44-29.
Moeen Ali of England turns into simplest the fourth bowler in check cricket history to seal a match with a hat-trick towards South Africa on the Oval.
Neymar becomes the most highly-priced participant in soccer history after finishing his switch to Paris St.-Germain from Barcelona for 222 million euros ($262 million).
Luvo Manyonga completes a triumph inside the lengthy leap at the sector athletics championships in London. His second-round leap of eight.48m takes gold from the US’s Jarrion Lawson by using 4 centimeters and fellow South African Ruswahl Samaai is 0.33.
Reigning world champion Wayde van Niekerk wins 400m global name at the world athletics championships.
Caster Semenya wins the ladies’s 800m at the final night of the arena athletics championships in London.
The Olympic champion’s time of 1min fifty-five .16sec is a private satisfactory and an international main time for 2017.
Justin Thomas wins his first main golf identify with a two-shot victory on the US PGA Championship at Quail Hollow.
Rafael Nadal‚ 31‚ returns to the No 1 position in men’s tennis‚ changing Andy Murray. It is the first time in view that July 2014 that he has been on the pinnacle.
Floyd Mayweather beats Irishman Conor McGregor by way of the manner of technical knockout in the 10th round of their a whole lot-hyped megafight in Las Vegas to preserve his ideal report intact.
Caster Semenya breaks world file inside the 600m in Berlin in a time of 1min 21.77sec which was zero.86sec than the preceding fine set by means of Cuba’s Ana Fidelia Quirot in 1997.
Kevin Anderson reaches the semifinals of a grand slam tennis match for the first time by beating Sam Querrey in the US Open.
Anderson wins 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (11th of September) 6-three 7-6 (line-7) in a suit that commenced on a Tuesday night time and ended at 1.51am on Wednesday morning.
But he misplaced 6-three 6-3 6-four 4 days later to Rafael Nadal within the very last.
Unseeded Sloane Stephens beats fellow American Madison Keys to win the United States Open at Flushing Meadows.
Martina Hingis‚ 37‚ wins titles at the US Open – ladies’ doubles with Yung-Jan Chan of Taiwan and blended doubles with Jamie Murray. It takes Hingis to twenty-five grand slam titles.
South Africa’s Kirsty McCann wins the lightweight women’s unmarried sculls crown at the rowing international championships within the US.
Simona Halep becomes international No 1 in women’s tennis whilst she beats Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko 6-2‚ 6-four in the semi-finals of the China Open.
Bafana beat Burkina Faso 3-1 at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg in a 2018 World Cup qualifier.
The Springboks lose 25-24 to the All Blacks at Newlands‚, however, all agree it’s a huge development after dropping 57-0 to the same team in North Harbour the preceding month.
Kagiso Rabada‚ 22‚ will become the youngest bowler in check cricket to attain one hundred wickets along with his 10 for 63 towards Bangladesh in Bloemfontein where South Africa win through an innings and 254 runs on the 0.33 day.
Iceland seals an area within the 2018 World Cup Russia 2018 with a 2-zero victory against Kosovo in Reykjavik‚ becoming the smallest nation ever to qualify for soccer’s World Cup finals.
Claire Polosak‚ 29‚ turns into the first woman to umpire a men’s elite cricket fit. She stands at the Hurstville Oval in Sydney inside the List A game among New South Wales and the Cricket Australia XI.
Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick as Argentina come from in the back of to win away in Ecuador and qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Former world No1 Maria Sharapova wins her first tennis title considering May 2015 beating Aryna Sabalenka 7-five 7-6 (10-eight) inside the Tianjin Open final.
Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla blitz a century every to end up South African cricket’s most prolific ODI pair of all-time. On the lower back in their innings‚, South Africa wins by way of 10 wickets towards Bangladesh.
Roger Federer defeats Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters‚ breaking Nadal’s sixteen-healthy winning streak. Nadal still holds a 23-15 triumphing part over Federer.
The Wallabies beat All Blacks 23-18 in Brisbane within the Bledisloe Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo is named the sector’s footballer on the 2017 Best Fifa Football Awards in London.
Western Province wins the Currie Cup for the 34th time by using beating the Sharks 33-21 at King’s Park in Durban.
David Miller rankings the quickest century in cricket’s T20‚ 35 balls – 10 balls quicker than the prevailing report held by using Richard Levi.
South Africa beat Pakistan with the aid of wickets to win the Hong Kong Sixes cricket match.
Lewis Hamilton finishes ninth inside the Mexican Grand Prix‚ however wins the world Formula One motor-racing title due to the fact Sebastian Vettel‚ his closest rival‚ finishes fourth in preference to as a minimum 2d to keep the race alive.
An organizing board of World Rugby recommends South Africa as hosts of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
From the standards‚ South Africa ranks maximum with 78.Ninety seven%‚ France 2nd with 75.88% and Ireland third with seventy two.25%. But South Africa nonetheless lose out to France in the final vote.
Rafael Nadal beats Hyeon Chung inside the 2nd round of the Paris Masters tennis tournament to ensure that he’s going to stop the 12 months at No 1.
South African batsman Shane Dadswell rankings 490 runs for his membership‚ North West University Pukke‚ towards Potch Town’s first team in a 50-overs membership cricket in shape.
Dadswell slammed fifty-seven sixes and 27 fours in a 151-ball innings on his twentieth birthday.
Branden Grace of South Africa wins the Nedbank Golf Challenge by way of a single shot.
Rafael Nadal is awarded damages after a former French sports minister had accused him of doping.
Chad Le Clos wins a $one hundred fifty 000 (R2.1-million) bonus for finishing the World Cup series because of ofthe pinnacle-ranked male swimmer.
South Africa’s Zolani Tete retains his WBO bantamweight boxing title by beating compatriot Siboniso Gonya with the fastest ever international identify KO after simply eleven seconds.
Maro Marais of Border breaks the sector document for the fastest ever triple century in a pleasant cricket fit with the aid of bludgeoning an unbeaten three hundred off 191 balls towards Eastern Province in East London.
Bidvest Wits win the Telkom Knockout‚ beating Bloemfontein Celtic 1-zero in Durban.
The Springbok sevens rugby crew preserve their Dubai identity by means of beating the All Blacks 24-12 in the very last.
Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi – once more – to win the Ballon d’Or award for the 5th time and second yr in a row.
Seabelo Senatla becomes the 5th and quickest man in records to score 200 tries in rugby’s World Sevens Series whilst he rankings all through the Blitz Boks’ 31-five win over France at Cape Town Stadium.
Egyptian Mohamed Salah is voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017.
Raelene Castle‚ 47‚ is appointed leader execuive of Rugby Australia to grow to be the first female to move one of Australia’s 4 soccer codes.
Steve Smith rankings his twenty-second take a look at century and his quickest from 138 balls inside the third Ashes test in opposition to England on the Waca.