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Best Places to Ski in Africa

When you dream about skiing on snow-covered slopes Africa is usually one of the last places that come to mind. Skiing is typically associated with exotic European destinations like France, Switzerland...
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Cape Town promotes marathon as elite sporting event

Organisers of the upcoming Sanlam Cape Town Marathon are promoting it as an "elite" sporting event for aspiring African champions. Scheduled to take place on 17 September, Cape Town's marathon is t...
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Cape Town shark app

Shark Spotters app to make Cape Town's waters safer. Cape Town has launched the Shark Spotters app to warn swimmers and surfers of the presence of sharks and to make beach-goers "more shark smart."...
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Cape Town's beach safety plan

Summer safety plan launched for Cape Town's beachgoers Cape Town's Festive Season Safety Plan involves the deployment of 400-500 lifeguards at the following beaches during the summer season: Big Bay...
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Cape Town rules out F1 race

Cape Town has ruled out the idea of Formula One (F1) racing at the Cape Town Stadium after councillors deemed the project too expensive. Over the last two years the city has received 11 proposals f...
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Man Utd play in Cape Town

English premier league football club Manchester United are scheduled to play two games in South Africa in July as part of the Old Trafford side's pre-season preparations. The English team play AmaZ...
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Junior Rugby World Championships move from Stellenbosch

The remaining matches of the ongoing IRB Junior World Championship 2012 are to be played at the stadiums at Cape Town and Newlands, with no more matches taking place at the Danie Craven Stadium in Ste...
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Cape Town hosts international rugby tournament

 Cape Town is hosting the International Rugby Junior World Championship from 4 - 22 June, at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch and at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Stadium in Be...
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Eight Nations international tournament in Cape Town

Cape Town welcomes the Eight Nations international football tournament, open to players under the age of 20, from 25 May to 3 June. Organised by the Cape Town division of the South African Football...
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New base for Cape Town rugby?

The city of Cape Town and the Western Province Rugby Football Union (WPRFU) have agreed to enter into formal talks for Cape Town Stadium in Green Point to become the new base for the rugby union. It w...
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Cape Town hosts rugby’s 2012 Junior World Championships

Cape Town and the nearby university town of Stellenbosch are to host rugby
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Cape Town to host Grand Prix?

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has hinted that Cape Town could host a Grand Prix
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South Africa praised for World Cup organisation

The 2010 FIFA World Cup drew to a close in South Africa on 11 July with Spain
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World Cup viewing

Football-mad young people in remote parts of Africa, many without access to electricity, are being given the chance to watch live World Cup matches through a variety of initiatives. Up to 10,000 y...
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London's mayor Boris Johnson in Cape Town

London mayor Boris Johnson has challenged England fans to master the theme tune from war film The Dam Busters on the vuvuzela. In South Africa for five days as part of a tour to promote England
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Police take over stadium security

Security at Green Point Stadium in Cape Town was taken over by police on 14 June when stadium guards left their posts in protest against a pay dispute with the stadium
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World Cup holiday camps for South Africa’s children

The extended school break over the World Cup is good news for South Africa
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FIFA World Cup stadiums in South Africa

The 2010 football world cup will be played at some of the most singular stadiums on the planet. South Africa has invested hundreds of millions building five new venues and renovating five others. Here


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