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Best Year-Round Shark Diving Site in South Africa

Scalloped Hammerheads at Protea Banks

Protea Banks, situated 7.5 km offshore from Shelly Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, is the best year-round dive site for shark viewing. And the best dive operator to get you there is African Dive Adventures. Here’s why. By Des ...

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Springboks Rugby World Cup Glory Inspires Africa

The 2019 Springbok rugby team with the Webb Ellis Trophy

TOKYO, Japan, 2 November 2019 – The Springboks 32-12 victory against England today to clinch the 2019 Rugby World Cup trophy in Japan will inspire millions on the African continent. Commenting on the teams’ success, Khaled Babbou, President of Rugby ...

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Preparing for Your First Trail Run

Imagine this scenario: you’ve been planning this for months; you and a group of friends are headed to the Italian Alps to go hiking. A year ago, you started joining fun runs but only those done in the city. It ...

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Rugby World Cup Changing Perception of Japanese Culture

Rugby World Cup Japan logo on a rugby ball

The Rugby World Cup is helping change the “common stereotype” of Japan around the world, according to Japan Tourism officials. Key factors influencing this change are: Language, architecture and food will set this year’s Rugby World Cup apart from previous ...

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Golf For Charity At The President Hotel

Golf For Charity At The President Hotel

CAPE TOWN, 11 June 2019 – In a spectacular coastal setting in the Mother City, avid golfers, including locals, nationals and internationals, are invited to Cape Town and all of its breathtaking sights, world-class golf courses and once-in-a-lifetime experiences by ...

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5 Secrets to Buying a Surfboard

Two surfers in wetsuits on the beach

It’s obvious that surfing is a load of fun, but buying the right surfboard – well, that’s not as obvious. If you’re just getting into surfing, you may think that all surfboards look alike and function in the same way. ...

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Cape Town now an international trail running Mecca for tourists

Now in its fifth year, Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) has established itself as a bucket list race for ultra distance trail runners, not only locally but now internationally. The event has grown from one with 200 runners in 2014, to ...

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Zambia One Step Closer to Rugby Gold Cup Qualification

LUSAKA, Zambia, July 16, 2018 – The Zambia Rugby National Team has moved one step closer to Gold Cup qualification after beating Madagascar 31:29 at Mufulira Rugby Club on Saturday 14th July 2018. The game which was dominated by the visitors ...

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Tunisia Beats Zimbabwe in Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018

BEJA, Tunisia, July 7, 2018 – On Saturday, the Tunisian Rugby team beat its opponent the Zimbabwe Rugby team 18-14, to earn 4 points in the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018competition, a qualifier for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Just ...

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Kenya defeats Uganda in Rugby Africa Gold Cup

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 7, 2018 – The Kenya Simbas played against the Uganda Cranes in Nairobi, Kenya today. Kenya beat the neighbours 38-22 to bag their third win of the 2018Africa Gold Cup, a qualifier for the 2019 Rugby World ...

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Rugby Africa Gold Cup: Namibia Beats Tunisia 118-00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 23, 2018 – Today, the Namibia senior rugby team the Welwitschias defeated the Tunisia team by an astounding 118 to zero during the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup fixture in Namibia, which is also a qualifier for the ...

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Attend an Exciting Avery Ranch Golf Tournament

Avery Ranch Golf Club’s season of local golf tournaments is fast approaching, so if you’re traveling near Austin, Texas, you’ll have the opportunity to attend various events at a wonderful destination amidst the heart of Texas Hill Country. Upcoming Events ...

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Finding the Best Golf Packages at VIP Golf Austin

If you’re interested in finding golf packages in and around the Austin, Texas, area, then VIP Golf Austin is a great choice. This free golf service offers several different packages—all of them very affordable. Each package offers different benefits, but ...

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Why Youth are Winners in African Football

ACCRA, Ghana, January 1, 2018 – Why Africa’s young people are the real winners at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards. By Benedict Peters. Almost nowhere on earth is football followed as passionately as in Africa. It is loved by ...

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Rugby Africa Unveils 2018 Competition Schedule

World Rugby Africa association, Rugby Africa, unveiled its 2018 Competition Schedule in Cape Town, South Africa on 13 December 2017. The year promises to be particularly busy with 10 competitions totalling more than one hundred fifteen-a-side and sevens rugby matches ...

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From Para to Dakar

This incredible story of how endurance motor cyclist Joey Evans overcame partial paralysis to enter the 2017 Dakar Rally is relevant to World Tourism Day on 27 September. But Joey needs your help to realise his dream – read on: ...

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