He allowed himself a brief teary moment as he reached his 45th Test ton
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Sunday 19 December 2010
Saturday 18 December 2010
Home favourite Retief Goosen and Germany's Alex Cejka shared the lead after the first round of a rain-affected South African Open yesterday with scores of eight-under-par 64 in Durban.
Wednesday 15 December 2010
Tuesday 14 December 2010
Sunday 12 December 2010
Sunday 12 December 2010
In assessing the importance of the climate change agreement made in Cancun yesterday, we should not confuse relief with genuine cause for celebration. The talks did not break down in acrimonious failure, which would have been bad for the prospects of humankind's sustainable stewardship of the planet. But the hailing of the deal at Cancun as a "breakthrough" is premature and excessively enthusiastic. The essence of the deal was that all countries (apart from Bolivia and Cuba) agreed not to call it a failure. Yet discussion of all the difficult issues was postponed for resolution at a later date.
Saturday 11 December 2010
More than 190 countries have struck an agreement at the latest round of UN climate talks that puts efforts to secure a new international deal to tackle global warming back on track.
Thursday 09 December 2010
Tuesday 16 November 2010
Friday 12 November 2010
Gethin Jenkins has experienced his fair share of mental and physical pain against South Africa.
Monday 08 November 2010
Tuesday 02 November 2010
Veteran fast bowler Makhaya Ntini has retired from international cricket with immediate effect, bringing down the curtain on a South Africa career that has lasted more than 10 years.
Friday 29 October 2010
The balance of rugby power in the capital shifted a little more towards Saracens yesterday – and a little further away from Wasps, once the undisputed heavyweight champions of the sport in north London – as two major figures of the modern game, the celebrity midfielder Gavin Henson and the down-to-earth prop Phil Vickery, embarked on very different paths. Henson surfaced at Sarries to pledge his immediate future to the club as a means of rebuilding his broken career. Vickery, meanwhile, consigned his own career to the past tense, having seen it fractured by injury once too often.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
Matthew Rees, the hooker who finally found the best of himself amid the fire and brimstone of the Lions Test series in South Africa last year, will lead Wales in their opening autumn international against Australia on Saturday week. The Scarlets forward takes over the responsibility from Ryan Jones, whose torn calf muscle threatens to keep him out of circulation until the middle of next month.
Saturday 16 October 2010
It did not take long for the pre-Ashes schadenfraude to wear off.
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