He allowed himself a brief teary moment as he reached his 45th Test ton
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Saturday 28 December 2013
The Indian team paid tribute to Kallis as the South African walked out for his final innings before his retirement from Test cricket
Jacques Kallis to retire from Test and first-class cricket after South Africa's second Test against India
Wednesday 25 December 2013
Jacques Kallis will retire from Test and first-class cricket after South Africa's forthcoming second Test against India.
Sunday 22 December 2013
South Africa passed up the opportunity to set a world-record fourth-innings run chase in an anticlimatic end to the thrilling first Test against India in Johannesburg on Sunday.
Tuesday 12 November 2013
At least 26 people have died and 11 others are seriously injured in a bus crash in South Africa, 60 miles east of the capital Pretoria.
Thursday 20 June 2013
New manager begins with two-game tour of South Africa before games in Hong Kong, Germany and Finland
Sunday 16 June 2013
Battling Scotland ran out of steam after leading South Africa 17-6 just after half-time, and finally succumbed to a 30-17 defeat yesterday at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.
Explorers Club, Franschhoek
An hour’s drive from Cape Town leads to the vineyards of Franschhoek. Here, adventurer and antiques collector Jo Sinfield has designed a group of stylish self-catering rentals dotted throughout the town. The main one is Explorers Club which sleeps six adults and four children in a mixture of doubles and bunks. It has vintage maps on the walls, recycled furniture and subtle African accents throughout. Three other properties – The Library, Cook’s Cottage and The Map Room – are available for smaller groups.
Explorers Club, 18 Wilhelmina Street, Franschhoek (00 27 72 464 1240; explorersclub.co.za). Nightly rental R5,900 (£415). Sleeps 10." width="80" height="60" onclick="location.href='http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/americas/the-big-six-south-african-villas-8344631.html';" class="" />
Friday 23 November 2012
From the Explorers Club in Franschhoek to Wilderness Haven in the wild coastal town that is known as a top whale-watching spot...
Friday 09 November 2012
England icon’s grandson has taken circuitous route to Test debut
Friday 29 June 2012
Phillip Tobias was a palaeoanthropologist who broadened and deepened our knowledge of the earliest history of the human-like species that came before our own. Working together with Mary and Louis Leakey he discovered and documented Homo habilis, a two million-year-old possible ancestor and one of the earliest users of tools. More recently he collaborated with Professor Ron Clarke in describing a new Australopithecus species, from a fossil skeleton dubbed Little Foot, which dates back some three million years or more.
Monday 18 June 2012
England captain Chris Robshaw has been ruled out of the final Test against South Africa with a cracked right thumb.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Danny Care claims it feels "weird" to be a newcomer in the England squad again but is determined not to squander his latest chance.
Monday 11 June 2012
England hooker Dylan Hartley claims South Africa's forwards now know they are in for a ferocious battle in next weekend's second Test in Johannesburg.
Monday 11 June 2012
A bruised and beaten England, aching in every limb, left Durban for the thin air of South Africa's biggest city yesterday with the centre Brad Barritt on their minds. By the time they landed, the bad news had shifted towards the full-back Mike Brown. If Barritt, who suffered a gruesome eye injury in the first Test with the Springboks at Kings Park, may yet play a further part in this series, Brown is officially off tour, with damaged thumb ligaments.
Tuesday 05 June 2012
England head coach Stuart Lancaster expects the roles of the two new captains to be crucial in the upcoming series against South Africa.
Saturday 02 June 2012
Highly rated coach walks out on Saracens to pave the way for a reunion with the England set-up
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