It seems that social media impersonators are creating a bit of discomfort within the Springbok camp. While I’m not sure I have found any that are intended to deceive the public (and media), I did find a rather comical example dedicated to one Bakkies Botha. More after the jump.
Capetonian Desert Marathon Runner, Ryan Sandes could become the first person in history to win all four of the world famous Desert Races. He starts the fourth and final Desert Race today in sunny Antarctica. He’s facing some stiff competition, as well as temperatures hovering around the -33 degrees Celsius mark.
Fellow Capetonians! You may, or may not be aware that Bafana Bafana will be clashing with the United States of America on the hallowed field of Cape Town Stadium this very evening at 21h30. The game is sold out, so needless to say, a fair number of pedestrians and vehicles will be thronging the streets. Thus, for your benefit, a list of road closure times around the city today.
Bafana Bafana tackle the USA in the annual Nelson Mandela Challenge this evening at the Cape Town stadium. A win for the hosts will catapult them into FIFA’s top 40 ranked teams, from their current position at 52. Man, the Mother City is gonna be buzzing..
Ever wondered how Jimmy Bullard pulls off the debonair look the way he does? I recently found the answer as Bullard was cast in the 21st birthday advert for all-in-one shampoo, Wash-’N-Go in March this year. Ever the comical character, the Hull City midfielder should give up football and become a style-guru. [VIDEO]
Have you ever had a sports coach that berated you even if you conceded just one try/goal/point, but still won? I found there was always one coach who demanded perfection that was a bit beyond his/her team (particularly if they were coaching the U16C hockey side). It appears China women’s football coach has some pretty high standards.
It was with a great sense of pride that I watched the Springboks grind out the most narrow of victories against the Welsh on Saturday. While blood streamed down Huw Bennett’s face, the victorious Boks held their exhausted arms aloft. The next time we meet will be in Wellington on September 11 next year. We have a lot to look forward to.
This will come as a major surprise to Chelsea supporters. The former Chelsea and Manchester United footballer Ray Wilkins, has vacated his post as assistant manager with immediate effect. The timing of his decision is surprising and it will certainly test Carlo Ancelotti as a manager over the coming weeks.
South African cricketer Mark Boucher bats during practice session in Dubai on November 10, 2010. South Africa will play first Test match against Pakistan on November 12 in Dubai.Photo by AFP PHOTO / AAMIR QURESHI / Gallo Images.
Michael McIntyre thinks Man United and Man City sound like gay clubs rather than football teams. He might be right, but The City of Manchester Stadium will be a floodlit war-zone tonight, as the Blue Mancs do battle with the Red Mancs. On like Donkey Kong.
Following their 23-21 victory against Ireland this weekend, the Springboks enjoyed a rather nippy training session at Glamorgan University on Monday in Cardiff, Wales. Photo by Duif du Toit / Gallo Images Here we see new-born child, Patrick Lambie – showing us what has been making teenage girls all over South Africa tingle in places [...]
While South Africans were celebrating a 3-2 series win away from home against Pakistan, a certain Pakistani cricketer took all of the media attention. After going missing from the team’s camp on Monday morning, wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider was spotted arriving at Heathrow. It is thought that Haider may have received death threats and fled Dubai.
Chilean miner number 12 aka Edison Pena successfully completed the NY Marathon yesterday. Pena referred to his achievement as destiny and that he was determined to be an active participant in his own salvation. It all makes you wonder what you have achieved over the weekend.
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – NOVEMBER 05, South African cricket team captain Graeme Smith raises his bat after scoring 50 runs against Pakistan during the fourth day-night international match between Pakistan and South Africa at the Dubai Cricket Stadium Gallo Images
Cristiano Ronaldo proved once again this week that despite his prodigous talent (and ego) he is the best at making a referee seem as if he were born yesterday. During Wednesday night’s Champions League stalemate AC Milan and Real Madrid, English ref Howard Webb was completely fooled by Ronnie’s thespian ‘talent’.
The oldest and fiercest rivalry in cricket begins in around three weeks time. I have always admired the perpetual banter thrown back and forth between the JAFAs and the Poms. However, this year the Barmy Army is in for a pricey trip, with the Aussie dollar rock-solid against the pound.
While Andy Irons’ sudden death was initially believed to be a result of the mosquito-borne virus, Dengue Fever, which his family said he was suffering from, some news sources are reporting that the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating a possible overdose.
We dove deep into the Gallo Images treasure trove and unearthed these stunning pics from the Springbok Training And Media Conference session at Hyde Park High School yesterday. With the amount of flesh and six-packs going around, I think it’s fair to say that this one is for the laydezz!
2oceansvibers and norms alike will be aware of the term ‘prawn’ which is the ‘affectionate’ term used to describe cyclists. The term stems from their similarity to the aliens in the movie, District 9 – where the aliens were referred to as prawns. The defining feature is clearly the shape of cycling helmets, which mimics that of an alien’s head. All of that is set to change..
Really. I know that the internet is full of videos of cats doing interesting things or babies falling over or hilarious local news networks, but these are five minutes that will be better spent than making photocopies or getting the Jenkin’s report done or whatever it is you employed people do.
‘Muggle Quidditch:’ A bunch of dudes and ladies run around in capes and goggles with broomsticks between their legs while throwing balls at mounted hoops. This is an official sport, with a World Cup in November. Feel free to take a moment to weep now.
A C-Grade Philadelphian cruiserweight boxer has claimed that he is the star of the much-hyped sex tape due for release soon which is alleged to star Tiger Woods. He claims he was tricked into starring in the film by a mean porn star and her husband.
A few of the boys went on a surf trip to Mentawi a few weeks back. The Photographer, VC, set his camera to video mode and absolutely KILLED it with this video! An absolute must-see for couch surfers and real surfers alike! Keep an eye out for Dirty Skirts lead guitarist, David Moffatt, frolicking about!
While many sportsmen spend their time in the run up to a major event practicing, James Hunt spent the 2 weeks prior to his famed 1976 win in Japan on a “round-the-clock alcohol, cannabis and cocaine binge”.
I hope you get this in time because it is off the hizzo! It’s the Rip Curl Pro and if Kelly Slater wins he gets his 10th title and will retire. If South Africa’s Jordy Smith wins, he will be number 1 in the world! What a beautiful way to see the afternoon through! Tune in after the jump!
2oceansvibe has long had a special relationship with Kommetjie and the people that dwell therein. Shit, the main reason why we have a surf report on 2oceansvibe Radio is to look after the Kom Skom and the 2oceansvibe Characters that surf that place ‘stukkend.’ And that’s why we’re urging you to show your support for the ‘Save Kommetjie’ campaign. They’re throwing a party. A MASSIVE party.
2oceansvibe Radio is pleased to announce the addition of a daily surf report to the morning lineup! Spike and Chris from Wavescape will be joining the team around 08h30 for a surf-fresh update, telling you where the waves are pumping and which ‘break’ is more ‘mondo’ than the next! Checkout the rest of the lineup & tune-in after the jump!
DELHI, INDIA – OCTOBER 12, South Africa’s Sibusiso Sithole in action during the Sevens rugby quarter final match against Scotland at the Delhi University Stadium on October 12, 2010 in Delhi, India.Picture by Wessel Oosthuizen / Gallo Images
Cape locals Glenn Ward and Dries Millard are about to embark on a road trip of epic proportions – they’ll be undertaking a marathon trek from Saldanha to Cape Town. That’s a distance of 142km. Now I don’t know about you, but the daily trip to the water cooler is a significant achievement for me. Oh yeah, small detail. They’ll be doing it in wheel chairs.