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Nice piece on the Jozi Run

The Jozi Run took place on Tuesday evening before Human Rights Day (21st March). See http://dailymaverick.co.za/article/2012-03-22-run-jozi-sa-runs-for-its-life-finds-its-soul-in-hillbrow by

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Jozi’s main cycle race coming up in November

Sunday 20 November 94.7 Cycle Challenge. For info go to www.cyclechallenge.co.za or Call Centre: 0862 947 947. For an interactive map which allows you to find alternative routes when needing to commute around the affected roads – http://947.mapservice.co.za/ by

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Mark Gevisser on representing South Africanness

Mark Gevisser wrote about South African identity in both the build up to the World Cup  Cup http://www.timeslive.co.za/sundaytimes/article439527.ece/I-want-to-imagine-the-SA-of-my-dreams  as well as after the final whistle had been blown:  http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2010/jul/10/south-africa-unites-over-football . See his latest take  on what it means to be a South African in late 2010:  http://www.arttimes.co.za/news_read.php?news_id=2683  by

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Soccer works its magic again

Two Australian guests staying here at Liz at Lancaster were determined to see Soccer City and to experience a local game. The Chiefs/Pirates match on Saturday night gave them the perfect opportunity.  They booked their tickets and set off to Soweto, Richard supporting the Chiefs and Pippa wearing a Pirates bandanna.  I was green with envy […]

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WC Final most watched soccer game in US history

The World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands was the most-watched football game in US television history, drawing 24.3 million viewers, said Nielsen. According to a report on the IoL site, the final on the ABC network and Spanish-language Univision outdrew the June 26 US-Ghana match, which attracted 19.4 million viewers, and the 18.1 […]

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