“We’ve got a mountain to climb,” assistant coach Adrian Birrell said after South Africa were reduced to 80 for five at stumps on day four, 95 runs short of making New Zealand bat again.
“Kane Williamson’s innings was a fabulous innings and you’ve got to sometimes doff your cap to a good player.”
With, Colin de Grandhomme also firing with the bat with a quick-fire 57, New Zealand started the day seven runs ahead and added 168 before they were all out for 489.
De Grandhomme then ignited the assault on the South African top order in the sixth over when he removed Dean Elgar for five and later took a smart catch to dismiss [...]
Caster Semenya says she has not lost any respect for disgraced Russian athlete Mariya Savinova.
Savinova beat Semenya to the 800m Olympic gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic games but that achievement was rescinded after she was found to have taken illegal performance enhancing substances.
Savinova had all her records dating back to the 2011 World Championships rescinded.
After her 3000m win at the third leg of the Athletics South Africa Speed Series at the Kenneth McArthur Stadium in Potchefstroom‚ Semenya said she preferred to [...]
Arsène Wenger feels confident of winning the Arsenal fans over again, citing the example of Barcelona’s Luis Enrique, who has gone from being “an idiot to a hero” in a few weeks.
The Arsenal manager’s position remains under intense scrutiny after losing five of the past seven games, including a 10-2 aggregate defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League, but he was in a relaxed and upbeat mood before Saturday’s FA Cup quarter-final against Lincoln.
The Frenchman watched Barcelona’s comeback against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night and pondered the manager’s lot with Luis Enrique, a 46-year-old with six years of management behind him, set to leave the Camp Nou [...]
George Jetson can eat his heart out. A new flying-car concept can do more than just take to the skies. In fact, the futuristic vehicle takes more cues from “Transformers” than “The Jetsons” in imagining how humans might get around in the future.
This “multimodal transportation concept” is a passenger capsule that can transform into different modes of transit, by attaching to wheels for driving, connecting to propellers for flying or joining a train-like transit system such as the high-speed transit concept known as the Hyperloop.
The futuristic capsule was envisioned by aerospace company Airbus and design and engineering firm [...]