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Breaking new ground, Cape Town Marathon goes virtual

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 2020 will go ahead and will host runners from all corners of the planet, according to the organisers - but with one major caveat: the race will be offered in virtual form. Cape Town Marathon...

South African Rugby insists 2021 Lions tour will go on

The British & Irish Lions tour in 2021 is still due to go ahead, although the door has now been opened for a possible date change. South Africa Rugby made clear in a statement on Monday that it...

Cape Town could become Ultra-trail’s 2020 showcase

“This time for Africa” sang Shakhira, celebrating the arrival of one of the world’s biggest sporting events on the African continent – the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Chances are that Nic Bornman and Stuart McConnachie, organisers of South Africa’s...

BEATING CORONA – An SPNAfrica series

ONCE UPON A TIME, IN NAIROBI I first met Victor Muzadi in Nairobi, in 2015. He had come to our studios together with Liz Mills, a basketball coach then living in Zambia, for an interview on BAQE, the show behind...

A “No” to Africa, Asia and the “Global Game” as Beaumont re-elected World...

World Rugby voted down major changes that would position Africa and Asia at the centre of a far more "global" game as rugby's governing body returned its chairman, Sir Bill Beaumont, to another four years at the helm. The 68-year-old...

Can African football rise above the “age” conundrum?

“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic “ - John Fitzgerald Kennedy  In a span of just 8 years - from 1985 to 1993...

David Silva eyes coaching

Manchester City Legend, David Silva is weighing up the options of going into coaching after he finishes his playing career.The 34-year-old is approaching the twilight of his career as he enters into the final year of his contract at...

Howard Finkel, WWE announcer, dies

Howard Finkel has died after forging a distinguished career in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Finkel, who was a veteran WWR ring announcer passed on at the age of 69. The sad news was ratified via a statement from the WWE...

Nigeria motor rally celebrates local production

The Peugeot 508 GT that took top honors at the six-state 2020 Argungu Rally this year was assembled in Nigeria, just one of the many brands that have chosen the west Africa country as a vehicle manufacturing hub. Until the...

SPNAfrica to stream Xtreme Outdoors Africa

SPNAfrica’s Outdoors and Travel Channel is to host XOA – Xtreme Outdoors Africa - thanks to a deal with XOA owners Africa InSight Communications, Kenya. XOA is a TV show that follows two African adventurers and their extreme...
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