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More than a one-sport wonder!

More than a one-sport wonder!

Durban's Moses Mabhida Stadium painted a spectacular picture during the 2010 Fifa World Cup. More recently, the venue showed that it's not just a one-sport wonder when the South African and Indian cricket teams met there in a Twenty20 international.
South Africans 'already winners': Zuma

South Africa declares Cricket Fridays

Following Brand South Africa's highly successful Football Fridays campaign, which united the country behind Bafana Bafana during the 2010 Fifa World Cup, Lead SA has called on South Africans to wear their cricket jerseys on Fridays as the Proteas gear up for the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.
South Africans 'already winners': Zuma

South Africa’s World Cup passion

South Africans united as never before during the 2010 Fifa World Cup - and Bafana Bafana weren't the only object of our flag-waving, vuvuzela-blasting enthusiasm. Ghana felt the love, too, as did every foreign visitor to the Rainbow Nation in its finest hour since 1994. One year later, the memories live on.
Football for Hope in Mali

Football for Hope in Mali

Herekoura, literally translated, means "new happiness" in Bambara, the principle language of Mali, and this is how the locals felt about the recent opening of the Football for Hope centre in Baguineda - the fourth of 20 such centres being built across Africa as a legacy of the 2010 Fifa World Cup.
Pienaar flies Football for Hope flag

Pienaar flies Football for Hope flag

Gifted South African midfielder Steven Pienaar has been named as the ambassador for Fifa's Football for Hope programme, a unique global movement that uses the power of football to achieve sustainable social development.
FNB pours R40m into local football

FNB pours R40m into local football

First National Bank, one of South Africa's four major banks, is to invest R40-million (US$5.8-million) in developing the country's young footballers over the next few years as part of its 2010 Fifa World Cup legacy programme.
World Cup Legacy Trust unveiled

World Cup Legacy Trust unveiled

South Africa and football governing body Fifa have unveiled a Legacy Trust aimed at boosting education, health, humanitarian activities and football development in the county following the successful hosting of the first Fifa World Cup on African soil.
Jordy Smith captures Mr Price Pro

2010: South Africa’s watersport winners

Blessed with a beautiful coastline almost 3 000 kilometres long, South Africa is a watersports playground - and in 2010 the country's watersport athletes shone in a variety of disciplines. Brad Morgan looks back on the year.
Hosting the big sporting events

World Cup ‘worth every cent’: survey

Over 309 000 tourists, together spending around R3.6-billion, more than 95% saying they would visit again - a study of the impact of the 2010 Fifa World Cup on South Africa's tourism industry shows that the event was worth every cent invested in it.

Bikers gear up for Toy Run 2010

South Africa’s Toy Run is an annual motorcycle charity event that helps collect and distribute donations for underprivileged children – and, by doing so, boosts the reputation of the biking fraternity in the country.

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