St Paul: A heavy cross to bear
/ 18 April 2022

St Paul: A heavy cross to bear

St Paul’s doctrinal legacy includes antisemitism, misogyny, homophobia and the divine right of kings. Thankfully, there is another tradition, personified by Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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/ 11 March 2007

SA face big cricket test early on

Although South Africa have threatened in each of their four Cricket World Cups, recent form suggests they could finally break a run of wretched luck and ham-fistedness to triumph in the West Indies. But the top-ranked team first have to beat world champions Australia in Basseterre, St Kitts, on March 24.

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/ 10 March 2007

Unfit pitch caps week of World Cup woe

A pitch slammed as ”unfit” by South Africa capped a week of woe for 2007 World Cup organisers in Trinidad. A string of mishaps has undermined the admirable efforts of World Cup staff and volunteers, who have worked hard, cheerfully and efficiently to try and remain in control of situations that were pre-destined to deteriorate.

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/ 7 March 2007

Mixed feelings in Trinidad over World Cup

Not all Trinidadians seem to be enthused at the prospect of the 2007 World Cup finally rolling on to their shores next week. A cartoon published in the Trinidad Guardian on Tuesday summed up the opinions of some concerned citizens. ”Boy, how come yuh watching World Cup cricket like if yuh in church,” one man asks another. Both are formally attired.

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/ 23 March 2006

Gary Player’s global journey honoured at Hall of Fame

The World Golf Hall of Fame on Thursday unveiled a special exhibit, Gary Player: A Global Journey, that tells the story of the world’s most-travelled athlete and explores the impact he has had on the game and beyond. ”I wasn’t really sure what to expect, but after walking through the exhibit I was deeply moved,” said Player.