Posts – Sport

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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South Africa vs England rugby

British rugby teams have been touring South Africa since 1891 and the rivalry between England and the Springboks is still incredibly strong. This rivalry resumes next month when the English visit South Africa for 3 tests in Durban, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth respectively.

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Comrades Marathon 2012: Be inspired by the great race

If you’ve never experienced the Comrades Marathon, this is the year to do so. With a month to make arrangements, there is no reason to miss the opportunity.

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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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