Posts – Sport

Golden ducks at silly mid-on

If you ever get picked to play for Blackie de Swardt’s cricket team out on Prior Grange Farm near Springfontein in the Free State, remember this: you are never going to be the No. 1 batsman.

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White water rafting – Free State still the best

There are lots of places to go rafting in South Africa, but from personal experience I’ll share the best. (And I’ve rafted in Nepal, the US, on the Zambezi in Zimbabwe and on the Ganges, so like to think I know what I’m talking about.)

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Learn to surf in South Africa

It’s summer in South Africa and surfers around the country are enjoying showing off in front of big crowds on the beach.

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Mountain biking in Africa: Wear helmets!

The YouTube video of established South African mountain biker, Evan van der Spuy, being knocked over by a red hartebeest (antelope) has been viewed more than 11 million times in the last 10 days.

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Outdoor equipment stores in South Africa

Adventurers coming to South Africa can source all their outdoor equipment locally and depending what currency you normally deal in, you can walk away with a few bargain buys.

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Exciting talent discovered during the 2010 Currie Cup

Some future superstars of world rugby were discovered during the 2010 Currie Cup, which concluded with the Shark’s 30-10 victory over Western Province in Durban last Saturday.

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Top 3 golf courses in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands

While the most prestigious golf courses in KwaZulu-Natal are located along the North Coast, the most relaxing rounds in the province are played at country clubs in the Midlands.

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Sachin Tendulkar’s last tour of South Africa?

India’s cricket tour to South Africa, which starts in December and includes 3 Test matches, a T20 and 5 One Day Internationals, could be the last for Sachin Tendulkar, one of the game’s greatest ever batsmen.

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Sustainable income needed for Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Some of the most exciting rugby players in South Africa come from the scenic Eastern Cape, which is partly why I’m hoping to see the Southern Kings being promoted to the Super Rugby competition no later than the suggested date of 2013.

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Visit South Africa for summer and the Super 15

The Super 15, which kicks-off on February 18, 2011, is going to the most grueling competition ever played in the southern hemisphere.

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