Posts – Sport

AFCON (for dummies): Part II

Africa Cup of Nations information on teams, ticket sales, public viewing areas and training locations.

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AFCON (for dummies)

This 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football tournament kicks off on January 19 and ends on 10 February. Here’s the lowdown on what to expect.

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SA vs New Zealand cricket: Where to catch the action

A super summer of cricket awaits in South Africa, with the series between the Proteas and New Zealand’s Black Caps taking place from 21 December 2012 until 25 January 2013.

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Fishy business

It was that time of the year when man and Fish (the Great Fish River, that is) combined to stage one of the world’s top canoeing events in my home town of Cradock in the Eastern Cape.

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Argentina vs South Africa: Sporting ties growing stronger

Tony Leon, South Africa’s ambassador to Argentina, says rugby has played a big role in bringing South Africa and Argentina closer together, while a huge number of Argentinians have visited South Africa since the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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Kimberley hosts Maloof Money Cup 2012

Last year, Kimberley became the 1st location outside of the United States to host the Maloof Money Cup. The event has attracted the biggest names in skateboarding, including Greg Lutzka, Manny Santiago and Andrew Reynolds, as well as entertainers like Lil Wayne.

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Manchester United in South Africa 2012

Manchester United take on Ajax Cape Town on Saturday afternoon, 21 July, in a pre-season friendly.

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ASA Free State 500 returns to Phakisa Freeway

The American Speed Association (ASA) will be staging the second ASA Free State 500 at Phakisa Freeway in Welkom on November 25.

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Rugby in Port Elizabeth: Much more to come

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth hosts its 2nd international rugby match on Saturday, when South Africa and England battle it out.

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Warm winter destinations: Durban is the place to be

  • 23 May 2012

Every morning in Durban, surfers, body boarders, swimmers and paddlers enter the waters of the Indian Ocean as soon as the sun rises, most often without wetsuits. At the same time, shirtless runners pound the promenade, joined by cyclists, walkers and skaters.

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