Sport Jacques Kallis gets a kiss on the head from South Africa captain Graeme Smith after the all-rounder's century

He allowed himself a brief teary moment as he reached his 45th Test ton

They think it's all over, it is now. So what can England's bid learn?

South Africa score nine out of 10 for organisation, much less for football. But the next hosts don't seem ready

Toy Story 3, Lee Unkrich, 120 mins (U)<br/>The Concert, Radu Mihaileanu, 120 mins (15)<br/>Rapt, Lucas Belvaux, 125 mins (15)

It's a wonderful comedy, a superb prison thriller, even a pretty scary horror film &ndash; but most of all, the final instalment in Pixar's 'Toy Story' is an unashamed tear-jerker about the poignancy of ageing

Young gun reveals secret of English success

Golf's relaxed approach to youth development is key, says 18-year-old who turned his back on tennis

South Africa confirm bid for 2020 Olympics

Fresh from its successful hosting of Africa's first World Cup, South Africa said today it will bid to bring the Olympics to Africa for the first time in 2020.

The best XI stories of the World Cup

The last month has been one to remember. While the action on the pitch at times failed to live up to expectations, there was still a huge amount of entertainment to be had.

South Africa turns attention to the Olympics

South Africa is basking in the glory of successfully staging the first World Cup on African soil but the country's thoughts have already shifted to another top sports event - the Olympic Games.

Playing with Spain a 'privilege' says Alonso

Former Liverpool star Xabi Alonso regards himself as a lucky man to get the chance to play alongside a team full of stars with Spain.

Travel chaos caused fans to miss semi-final

Hundreds of soccer fans missed the World Cup semi-final between Germany and Spain yesterday after chaos at the airport in Durban delayed their landing or forced planes to turn back, local media reported.

James Lawton: Germany's invincible force vs Spain's irresistible flair

Will the beautiful game of the pre-tournament favourites stand up to Germany's attack? Our writer on a classic culture clash

Lahm will not relinquish captaincy to Ballack

Germany's World Cup harmony was disrupted today after skipper Philipp Lahm said he had no intention of willingly giving up the captain's armband when Michael Ballack returns to fitness.

Low focusing on midfield battle

Germany coach Joachim Low believes that neutralising Andres Iniesta and Xavi will be the key to his side's hopes of upsetting Spain in tomorrow's World Cup semi-final in Durban.

England World Cup player ratings

England have returned home and the inquest into their embarrassing World Cup campaign has begun.

Tim Sturtridge: Sitting with the fans on which the sun never sets

They say you should never come face-to-face with your heroes so nevermind missing out on Mick Jagger’s post-mortem of England’s defeat in Bloemfontein.

Dunga refuses to be swayed from cautious path for Chile challenge

Pele is not someone with a lot of poetry in his soul; he reserved that for his boots and it is probably time for Brazil to forget the one memorable phrase he ever uttered. Dunga is not going to indulge himself in O Jogo Bonito.

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A crime that reveals London's dark heart

How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?
Meet 'Porridge' and 'Vampire': Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker

Lost in translation: Western monikers

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker. Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
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Handy hacks that make life easier

New book reveals how to rid your email inbox of spam, protect your passwords and amplify your iPhone with a loo-roll
KidZania lets children try their hands at being a firefighter, doctor or factory worker for the day

KidZania: It's a small world

The new 'educational entertainment experience' in London's Shepherd's Bush will allow children to try out the jobs that are usually undertaken by adults, including firefighter, doctor or factory worker
Renée Zellweger's real crime has been to age in an industry that prizes women's youth over humanity

'Renée Zellweger's real crime was to age'

The actress's altered appearance raised eyebrows at Elle's Women in Hollywood awards on Monday
From Cinderella to The Jungle Book, Disney plans live-action remakes of animated classics

Disney plans live-action remakes of animated classics

From Cinderella to The Jungle Book, Patrick Grafton-Green wonders if they can ever recapture the old magic
Thousands of teenagers to visit battlefields of the First World War in new Government scheme

Pupils to visit First World War battlefields

A new Government scheme aims to bring the the horrors of the conflict to life over the next five years
The 10 best smartphone accessories

Make the most of your mobile: 10 best smartphone accessories

Try these add-ons for everything from secret charging to making sure you never lose your keys again
Mario Balotelli substituted at half-time against Real Madrid: Was this shirt swapping the real reason?

Liverpool v Real Madrid

Mario Balotelli substituted at half-time. Was shirt swapping the real reason?
West Indies tour of India: Hurricane set to sweep Windies into the shadows

Hurricane set to sweep Windies into the shadows

Decision to pull out of India tour leaves the WICB fighting for its existence with an off-field storm building
Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?