CAPE TOWN WON THE WORLD DESIGN CAPITAL BID FOR 2014

Cape Town has won the World Design Capital for the year 2014, ahead of fellow short-listed cities, Dublin and Bilbao. The sought-after accolade was awarded to the Mother City this morning at the International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress in Tai­pei. Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, accepted the award on behalf of Cape... Continue Reading →

McCaw – like it or not – will largely be remembered by what happens tomorrow night.

Richie McCaw hopes the horrors of the past will help the All Blacks reap the ultimate prize after tomorrow night’s World Cup final. As the final hours seep away before the ultimate showdown against France at Eden Park, a relaxed McCaw today acknowledged the failed 2003 and 2007 campaigns had hardened his team’s resolve to... Continue Reading →

Listen to on the couch on Sat on heart 104.9fm from 8-9am when guest will be Irfaan Abrahams, aka Fanie Breyani

Join on the couch on Sat at 8am on Heart 104.9fm to find out why Irfaan Abrahams, aka Fanie Breyani, has been selected to run the New York Marathon on 6th November 2011. Irfaan Abrahams is teacher at Rocklands High in Mitchell's Plain and has a passion for education and empowering the youth. He was... Continue Reading →

Graham Henry says no words will be needed from him before he sends his All Blacks out to play the World Cup final on Sunday night at Eden Park.

Graham Henry says no words will be needed from him before he sends his All Blacks out to play the World Cup final on Sunday night at Eden Park. The squawking and the talking will have been done... all that remains is the action. Henry confirmed today after naming an unchanged starting XV to face... Continue Reading →

Great captains win Rugby World Cups. Four years ago McCaw was not that man. He is now.

The Man with the big chisel has started to etch a few preliminary lines. Richie McCaw's head is ready to be carved into rugby's Mount Rushmore. Great captains win Rugby World Cups. Four years ago McCaw was not that man. He is now. Even as recently as the Tri-Nations there were doubts about McCaw's leadership.... Continue Reading →

Allister Coetzee announces the WP team vs Lions for currie cup Semi final on Sat

Allister Coetzee today announced the WP team to take on the Lions at Coca-Cola Park in Johannesburg on Saturday 22 October in the Absa Currie Cup semi-final. The team to play is: 15 . Gio Aplon 14. JJ Engelbrecht 13. Jaque Fourie 12. Jean De Villiers 11 . Bryan Habana 10. Demetri Catrakilis 9 .... Continue Reading →

: Leon Schuster’s Mad Buddies In Production

Principal photography on the latest cinematic outing for legendary South African filmmaker Leon Schuster is underway. The film, entitled Mad Buddies, is the latest from Schuster, who’s been responsible for some of South Africa’s most notable local box-office successes, including Mama Jack, Mr Bones and most recently, 2010’s World Cup-inspired hit Schuks Tshabalala’s Guide to... Continue Reading →

Richie McCaw has earned the right to lift the Webb Ellis Cup.

Richie McCaw has earned the right to lift the Webb Ellis Cup. McCaw was asked, 48 hours before the World Cup semi-final against Australia, who the better player was: ‘David Pocock or yourself?’ McCaw said: ‘We’ll see after 80 minutes on Sunday.’ There was no sarcasm in his answer. It was the confirmation of the... Continue Reading →

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw says he is fit to play Australia in tomorrow’s Rugby World Cup semifinal, an occasion he acknowledges is “not just another game”.

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw says he is fit to play Australia in tomorrow's Rugby World Cup semifinal, an occasion he acknowledges is "not just another game". McCaw's declaration comes as Australia's star fullback Kurtley Beale was ruled out today, which All Blacks assistant coach Wayne Smith said could hurt the Wallabies. McCaw was predictably... Continue Reading →

Richie McCaw might be playing with only one foot this weekend

OPINION: Richie McCaw might be playing with only one foot this weekend but he can count on an extra hand in the World Cup semifinal against the Wallabies. That help might come from South African referee Craig Joubert. It seems all the fuss over Kiwi referee Bryce Lawrence's handling of the Wallabies' scratchy quarterfinal win... Continue Reading →

Boks out of world cup so you play for your province again ..lol

Allister Coetzee today announced the DHL WP team to take on the Ford Pumas at DHL Newlands on Saturday. All the Province returning Springboks are featured in a strong match 22. “We are at the business end of the competition and after talking to and assessing the returning players it was an easy decision to... Continue Reading →

FAIEK HENDRICKS on ME SPORT FROM 2-3PM ON WWW.thetaxi.co.za on thursday

FAIEK HENDRICKS on ME SPORT FROM 2-3PM ON WWW.thetaxi.co.za on thursday Faiek writes as follows : I do feel honored to be remembered as a “golden oldie” rugby player. As you know, as one gets older, one drifts into oblivion as far as the broader public is concerned. No longer on the back pages of... Continue Reading →

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