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‘England’s character to get face-saving Test win’

Australia has already clinched the Ashes with an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series ahead of the fifth Test in Sydney next week.

England hit back with Warner, Marsh wickets on final day

It was painful going with Warner and Smith adding just 35 runs in the 75 minutes to drinks as the Australians dug in to save the Test on the final day

Warner posts Boxing Day Test century after no-ball reprieve

​David Warner was handed a no-ball reprieve before posting a century to put Australia in a strong position over England

Kevin Pietersen’s international cricket career ends in ashes

After a dismal show at the Ashes, England batsman and former captain Kevin Pietersen's career in international cricket has ended unceremoniously.

Australia crush England to seal Ashes 5-0

A rampant Australia sealed a 5-0 Ashes series sweep by skittling England out for 166 to claim a 281-run victory on Sunday.

Australia beats England to claim 4-0 series lead

Australia has claimed an eight-wicket victory over England during their fourth test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Former cricket players rally around Trott

England batsman Jonathan Trott's announcement that he was to leave the Ashes team with a stress-related illness has left many pundits feeling guilty.

Australia beat England by 381 runs in first test

Australia thumped England by 381 runs in the first Test to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match Ashes series.

Hot spot inventor calls for removal of cricket bat coating

Protective coating should be removed from cricket bats for Hot Spot to achieve "optimum" results, the technology's inventor has said.

Tech duping allegations enrage Ashes teams

England and Australia players have rejected claims that bats may have been tampered with during the Ashes series to avoid infrared camera detection.

Defeated Australia’s Ashes hopes swept away

Australia's thrashing in the second Ashes Test by England has sealed the nation's worst losing streak in 30 years.

Amateur hour: Papers slams Oz team’s dismal Ashes performance

Newspapers have ripped into the team's feeble batting in the second Test against England, fearing the Ashes campaign might have unravelled.

Australia’s bid for Ashes parity rocked by Mickey Arthur row

The Ashes Test series has been rocked by revelations that South African Mickey Arthur is taking legal action over his sacking as Australia coach.

Cricket’s decision review system needs another look, say Aussies

Cricket's decision review system and the continuing struggles of Aussies's brittle batting order was the cause of irritation in the first Ashes Test.

Australia gives former Proteas coach Mickey Arthur the boot

Mickey Arthur has been fired as Australia's coach and replaced by former batsman Darren Lehmann, plunging the team into turmoil ahead of the Ashes.

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

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This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

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Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

Power Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place