David Rudisha was hailed as one of the greatest-ever runners last night after smashing the world 800m record, saying afterwards that he had wanted to make Sebastian Coe proud.
Kenya's David Rudisha tonight lit up the Olympic Games with a sensational victory in the 800 metres, breaking his own world record in the process.
On a return visit, Sue Watt finds a captivating country poised to welcome tourists again.
'I squatted in a derelict cinema in Berlin ... it was quite an adventure'
The African National Congress (ANC) yesterday ordered its controversial youth league leader Julius Malema to appear before its disciplinary panel for "bringing the party into disrepute and sowing internal divisions".
Former Football Association chairman Lord Triesman will today give the inside story of England's failed 2018 World Cup bid when he comes before a committee of MPs.
The American Allyson Felix was made to fight all the way before winning the 400 metres in last night's first Diamond League meeting of the season in Doha.
A warrior in the fight against racism
Are We There Yet? Family-friendly safaris these days are all about getting children to engage with their environment
Alexander McCall Smith is a one-man literary industry. He has sold 40 million books, travels obsessively and churns out four or five new novels a year. But what he really likes are Belgian shoes, saddleback pigs and leisurely strolls around his beloved Edinburgh neighbourhood
Priced out of the legitimate alcohol market, the poor are turning instead to deadly homebrews
Pay £400 less in Turkey
Elixir Holidays is offering deals at the luxurious Elixir Art Hotel on the sleepy Bozburun Peninsula. Departing 1 May for seven nights, pay £890 for flights, transfers and B&B.
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Botswana President's disciplinarian tendencies 'are shading into autocracy'
Man Booker winner Hilary Mantel has injected new life into Tudor turmoils but, as Boyd Tonkin discovers, she has first-hand experience of living in the shadow of arbitrary power
Forego the comforts of hotel and 4x4, and take a walk on Africa's wild side, says Mike Unwin
Splash out and drink in the views at these alluring waterside hotels. By Aoife O'Riordain