Meghan could join Charles in sport of kings

The newly crowned Duchess of Sussex may have a racehorse named after her

On-form Roger Federer opens pre-Wimbledon competition with win

The world No1 needs to lift a record 10th title at Halle in order to remain at the top of the rankings

Top sports court probes Semenya’s challenge of rules

The Court of Arbitration for Sport confirms it has ‘registered a request for arbitration’ filed by the South African two-time Olympic gold medallist

SuperSport CEO reaches out to Ashwin Willemse after report clears Mallett and Botha

Gideon Maleka clears rugby commentators Nick Mallett and Naas Botha of racism allegations and they will resume their studio duties

Toxic fumes linked to race horse nose bleeds in Shongweni

Trainers at the Summerveld training centre suspect the Shongweni landfill, a site managed by EnviroServ

American golfer Brooks Koepka matches 30-year record

Koepka putts brilliantly to win the US Open by one stroke at Shinnecock Hills

Caster Semenya to challenge IAAF gender rule at top sport court

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright says the legal challenge will be filed on Monday at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland

Roger Federer toasts No1 with No98 at Stuttgart Open

Tennis champion Federer’s 78-minute win seals his first Stuttgart triumph

Nightmarish US Open course set-up backfires for officials after winds

The Shinnecock Hills course turns into a different beast after winds and low humidity bake the greens to a crisp

Jockeys Callan Murray and Grant van Niekerk off to Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has issued licences to the South Africans after two Australian jockeys call it a day

Rafael Nadal to miss Queen’s Club event

The 32-year-old is drained after playing 27 matches on clay over the past two months

Tall task awaits Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson

Woods will put his fused spine and gradually improving game to the test at Shinnecock Hills

Rusty Roger Federer battles to victory at Stuttgart Cup

The 20-time Grand Slam winner can displace Rafael Nadal from the world’s top-ranking spot if he reaches Sunday’s final

Trainer slams ‘clueless’ panel of handicappers

Panel assessed that Undercover Agent had risen to the occasion to beat top filly Snowdance in the land over 1,600m, her best distance

Mickelson in course plea before US Open

Mickelson does not want a repeat of the events that unfolded in 2004, which he believes led to him finishing second to Retief Goosen

Johnson’s eagle on 18 delights Memphis crowd

Dustin Johnson reclaims top spot after being knocked off the top of the rankings in May by fellow American Justin Thomas

Subscribe to BL premium

Published by Tiso Blackstar and distributed with the Financial Mail on the last Thursday of every month except December and January.