Luke Phillips

Luke Phillips works from Beckenham, Kent, UK. Writer, wordsmith and blogger interested in the natural and not so natural worlds around us. My first novel 'Shadow Beast' out now! Luke Phillips has over 566 followers on Twitter.

Semenya cruises into 800m final

Caster Semenya showed glimpses of her old self as she cruised into the final of the 800m at the world championships.

Semenya returns to action in Daegu

Defending women's 800m champion Caster Semenya returns to world competition on a busy day six of the World Athletics Championships on Thursday.

Pistorius due to make Worlds history

Oscar Pistorius will make history in Daegu when he becomes the first amputee athlete to compete at the World Athletics Championships.

Blade Runner guns for world qualification time

Oscar Pistorius has only 12 days left to get the all-important qualification time that would allow him to compete in the world championships.

Bolt cruises, Semenya outshone at Bislett Games

Usain Bolt delivered a stunning 200m victory at the Bislett Games but Caster Semenya was outshone by unheralded Moroccan Halima Hachlaf in the 800m.

Semenya eyes Diamond League glory

Caster Semenya has bucked the controversy over her gender and has now targeted a successful Diamond League campaign to defend her world 800m title.

Gay steams to glory, Semenya outshone

Tyson Gay steamed to victory in the 100m at the season's final Diamond League meet on Friday, but Caster Semenya failed in her bid to win the 800m.

Dutch ready for ‘star-less’ Slovakia

Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk has told his team to buckle down in their second round World Cup match against a Slovakian side he said lacked "stars".

Portugal expect ‘beautiful game’ against Brazil

Portugal coach Carlos Queiroz fully expects his team's final Group G clash against star-studded Brazil on Friday to be a "beautiful game".

Press Releases

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!

Nurturing expert teachers

There's a shortage of resources in many schools and it's important for teachers to understand that they are the biggest resource in a classroom

Get Rewarded for banking with Standard Bank Mobile

Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation