He allowed himself a brief teary moment as he reached his 45th Test ton
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Saturday 03 September 2011
South Africa's ruling African National Congress party has rejected a request from its Youth League leader, Julius Malema, to drop disciplinary charges against him, allowing a hearing to proceed that could derail the career of the populist firebrand.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
South African police fired tear gas and water cannon at hundreds of rock-throwing supporters of the controversial youth leader of the African National Congress (ANC) yesterday as he faced possible suspension from the party over his outspoken demands that embarrassed its leadership.
Saturday 20 August 2011
Bell set the agenda quite exquisitely. He greeted one Sreesanth over with successive fours, delivered with such forcethey might have come out of the barrel of a gun
Monday 15 August 2011
Ireland coach Declan Kidney insisted his team needs to improve after a 19-12 defeat to France on Saturday. The first-half of the World Cup warm-up in Bordeaux was dominated by the hosts, and despite an improved second-half from his team, Kidney refused to be too cheered.
Saturday 13 August 2011
South Africa captain John Smit is confident his experienced players can shrug off their lack of recent on-field action and be up to face Australia in their Tri-Nations showdown today.
Saturday 06 August 2011
The All Blacks atoned for their surprise loss to the Wallabies last year in Hong Kong with a clinical 30-14 victory over Australia to retain the Bledisloe Cup in their Tri-Nations clash at Eden Park today.
Monday 01 August 2011
Sunday 31 July 2011
Sadly they won't be doing "demonstration sports" at the London Olympics, but Coventry has picked up the baton at the start of the Cultural Olympiad leading up to the Games.
Thursday 28 July 2011
Morgue workers in South Africa thought they saw a ghost after a 'dead' man woke up.
Monday 18 July 2011
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Britain's Conservative MEPs are poised to deliver an embarrassing rejection of the Government's global warming stance today in a European Parliament vote on toughening climate targets.
Monday 04 July 2011
Monday 20 June 2011
Tuesday 31 May 2011
With the release of his only full-length album, Introducing Shiyani Ngcobo, on the UK’s World Music Network label in 2004, many doors were finally opened for a musician who had been playing since his teens. Although his understated “back-to-roots” take on the Zulu traditional maskanda style was largely ignored in South Africa, the recording led to two UK tours and helped put his music on the world stage.
Sunday 15 May 2011
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 4 Hip hop is both racial and political, and for Iggy Azalea to suggest otherwise is insulting
- 5 Man hospitalised with pneumonia after downing eggnog at office Christmas party