Posts – Sport

Houseboat on Jozini Dam

I’m sitting on the deck of Shayamanzi 2, one of only two houseboats that cruise on Jozini Dam in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Swaziland is just around the corner beyond the dam wall, and if you go 100km or so south you’ll hit the Indian Ocean. I’m surrounded by mountains, bushveld and, of course, water.

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Surfers Not Street Children

A group of young South African surfers are doing their country – and themselves – proud as they tour the United Kingdom as part of an innovative and successful project called Surfers Not Street Children, which aims to change the way that society perceives and treats street children around the world.

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Doing the Argus ... without the sweat

Here are some great spots to grab a place and watch the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour go by.

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South Africa vs Pakistan cricket

Attention cricket fans: South Africa are hosting Pakistan for three Test matches, two T20s and five one-day internationals.

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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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