Cape Town's former archbishop compares struggle for gay rights to his fight against apartheid
By most standards, Adrian Leftwich's life was brimming with achievement. He established a public reputation as a leading British academic and author – and a private reputation as a single father of two children who adored him. In earlier years in Cape Town, he was a national student leader and a founder member of the underground anti-apartheid movement. But it was six dire months in 1964 that defined his image.
Former New Zealand head coach frustrated with referee Glen Jackson's performance in Auckland's 23-3 defeat to the Crusaders
It was funny how it took me longer time coming from Sudan to South Africa than it took my colleagues coming from other continents. I guess this could be another reminder (and a metaphor) of how much work we need to do as African to bridge the gaps between us and stop functioning like a big messed up family.
From the Explorers Club in Franschhoek to Wilderness Haven in the wild coastal town that is known as a top whale-watching spot...
A woman has died and 19 people were injured after an advertising tower outside a Linkin Park concert collapsed in strong winds last night.
It might require some pretty far out IVF advancements, but Matthew Knowles and Tina Knowles are going to have to produce some more offspring. For the good of humanity. All of the ones they've had so far have turned out marvellously.
A suspected stowaway has been found dead in the landing gear bay of a plane at Heathrow airport.
Manchester United have confirmed they will start their pre-season tour with two matches in South Africa next month.
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India batsman Sachin Tendulkar's long wait for his 100th international century came to an end today as he moved into three figures in the Asia Cup clash with Bangladesh.
Chris Tremlett and Graeme Swann's fitness remains in doubt for England's final warm-up match against a Pakistan Cricket Board XI tomorrow.
Rob Andrew is to be appointed as the Rugby Football Union's professional rugby director following today's meeting of the Professional Game Board.
Saracens' much talked-about decision to play their Heineken Cup pool contest with Biarritz in sun-kissed Cape Town, as opposed to – er – wintry Watford, was being talked about even more yesterday as South African rugby officials demanded that the fixture go ahead at Newlands, one of the oldest and most evocative venues in the sport.
Poignantly, 20 years ago Peter Roebuck wrote a foreword to a book about suicides, as its author recalls
Australia were bowled out for their lowest total against South Africa as 23 wickets fell on an enthralling second day in the first Test at Cape Town.