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
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
Stock up on canned food for stock market crash, warns former Gordon Brown adviser
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn voters most likely to believe 'world is controlled by a secretive elite'
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