South Africa

Whitehall's 'murder mile' is steeped in innocent blood

During the recent campaign to remove Cecil Rhodes' statue from a college in Oxford, its leader claimed the city's very architecture was an affront to 21st-century sensibilities. He should try a stroll round central London's statuary, says Charlie Gilmour. On 'murder mile', the Empire's heroes in marble and bronze are steeped in innocent blood

Steyn still expects to be the spearhead

Despite niggling injury, South Africa’s rapid bowler – the best in the world – is confident he will be fit to put the frighteners up English batsmen, he tells Stephen Brenkley in Durban

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Gary Kirsten gets taste of life with England

The former South Africa opener and World Cup-winning coach has finally agreed to come on board to work with the Lions, but warns Richard Edwards how tough the tour of his homeland will be