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for the third time in four seasons despite missing key tournaments through injury. Rafael Nadal casts doubt on another Grand Slam win Rafael Nadal cast doubt Thursday on whether he could win another Grand Slam after his long reign as French Open champion ended in 2015 and his rankings slid during the worst year of his career. Renault to pay Lotus debts by end of year French carmaker Renault aims to complete its takeover of the Lotus Formula One team on Dec. 16 and pay creditors, including Britain’s tax authorities, by the end of the year, the High Court heard on Monday. Usain Bolt confirms his place at London Anniversary Games Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt will return to London’s Olympic Park to take part in next year’s London Anniversary Games, organisers British Athletics confirmed on Tuesday.
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Chiefs held a rallying press conference to market the game but with beleaguered coach Steve Komphela missing from Thursday afternoon’s event‚ his absence left unanswered questions about what will their tactics be for the game. “Wits are a different outfit to Sundowns‚ so our approach will be a lot different. There probably will not be too many changes but there will be some‚” said assistant coach Doctor Khumalo somewhat ambiguously.
Komphela and his players stayed behind in Durban before flying to Cape Town on Thursday night‚ but defender Morgan Gould was sent ahead to deal with the media. His surprise return to the line-up for the cup final backfired as Chiefs battled without injured Mulomowandau Mathoho and got repeatedly caught out in defence. “The result has been hard to swallow. It was never going to be easy. Each game that Chiefs play is a cup final. People come guns blazing at you. It’s (Wits) a very good side we are playing against but what better way to climb up the league than win on Saturday‚” said Gould.
While Chiefs have little recovery time‚ Wits will be playing their first game in almost a month since coming back in the closing stages to clinch a thrilling 3-2 win over Lamontville Golden Arrows in their last game on November 21. They have won four of their last five league games and are unbeaten in the league since Sundowns beat them 4-2 in August. – TMG Digital