Posts – Sport

Watching the FIFA World Cup in Cape Town

  • 25 June 2014 by Lynnette Johns and Stuart Buchanan

We suggest heading out to find a pub or restaurant in Cape Town to watch the FIFA World Cup on a big-screen TV – preferably somewhere warm, with friends and family.


Comrades Marathon 2014: results and pictures

  • 01 June 2014 by Tara Turkington and Stuart Buchanan

The Comrades Marathon started as a tribute to the South African soldiers who lost their lives during World War I. Since then, it has become a South African long-distance running race of legend and its popularity as an ultra-marathon has spread around the world.


The road to Comrades 2014 in pictures

  • 30 May 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

Excitement, nerves, and last-minute carbo-loading is building for those who are braving the 2014 Comrades Marathon on Sunday June 1. Check out this selection of photos ahead of the race.


Luxury at Fancourt

  • 11 May 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Fancourt offers some of the best golf courses in South Africa, as well as a luxurious hotel with fantastic facilities.


Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town held at V&A Waterfront

  • 29 April 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

On Sunday 27 April 2014, visitors to Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront swapped their shopping bags for sports kitbags in preparation for the very first Discovery World Triathlon to be held in the Mother City.


Two Oceans Marathon 2014 results: Lebenya Nkoka takes the win

The 2014 Two Oceans Marathon was won by Lebenya Nkoka of Lesotho in a time of 03:09:51, followed by Hendrik Ramaala of South Africa and Masilo Matijane, another competitor from Lesotho.


Two Oceans Marathon 2014: Race details and carbo-loading ideas

The 2014 Two Oceans Marathon takes place on Easter weekend – April 18 and 19. It’s described as the ‘the world’s most beautiful marathon’, and whether you are a runner or spectator, there is incredible scenery and a fantastic atmosphere to enjoy.



Adventures on Jozini Dam

It may be off the main tourist routes, but the huge and very beautiful 16 000ha Jozini Dam (or Lake Jozini), which lies between the majestic Lebombo and Ubombo mountains in northern KwaZulu-Natal and borders Swaziland, is well worth a visit.


Seven great sports events to look forward to in 2014

South Africans are sports enthusiasts of note and there are several large outdoor events that cater for amateur and professionals each year. Here’s a roundup of a few of the biggest.


Madiba: The avid sports fan and supporter

  • 13 December 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Nelson Mandela was a keen boxer when he was young and clearly a sports fan. Many of those who met him in this capacity testify to his interest and enthusiasm. Here are a selection of Madiba sporting moments, tweeted by sports stars and their teams in the past week.