Posts – Sport

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

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.


Sublime surfing in South Africa

  • 21 November 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

South Africa is a fantastic place for surfing. Its unique location means you can choose to surf in the chilly Atlantic waters or warmer Indian Ocean waves.


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.


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.