Herman Gibbs

Cape Town’s Lucinda Gibbs up close with Federer

Federer drops in at Gstaad Palace Hotel   The Swiss-born Roger Federer is looking to put a dismal run of form behind him at the Gstaad Tennis Open. Earlier today he popped in at the Gstaad Palace Hotel, one of the leading hotels of the world. Presently the Roy Emerson Tennis Weeks are in progress there. The Aussie-born Emerson, who …

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Carter: Party pooper stop booing Cooper

All Black legend Daniel Carter has taken a swipe at the boorish behaviour of sections of the Christchurch crowd, who just can get over their hatred for Wallaby Quade Cooper. The All Blacks and Crusaders flyhalf said enough’s enough and it’s “not a good look” to continue the booing of the New Zealand-born Cooper. The issue has again come under …

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United ‘dinosaur’ turning Old Trafford into Jurassic Park

David Moyes has hit back after being labelled a “dinosaur” by a top fitness coach after Robin van Persie was injured in only his second pre-season appearance for Manchester United. Raymond Verheijen, the former Wales assistant manager, accused Moyes of turning Old Trafford into “Jurassic Park” following his efforts to get Van Persie up to speed after a belated start …

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Luis Suarez: He is Gunner talk

Arsenal expect Luis Suarez to tell Liverpool today that he wants to leave for London. It is widely speculated that the Liverpool striker will tell Reds manager Brendan Rodgers that he wants to speak officially to Arsenal about a move following their bid of £40m plus £1, which the player believes obliges Liverpool to sell. Recently, Rodgers urged Suarez to …

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Tsogo Sun shines on MasterChef SA

Masterclass MasterChef SA live on TV   If your place on the couch had a ‘Reserved’ sign on it every Tuesday during MasterChef SA last year, then we’ve got good news for you. Not only has MasterChef SA returned for its second season, but this year there are countless opportunities to experience the flavours, textures, ingredients and flair that you …

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Taute signs on WP’s dotted line

By Herman Gibbs, Cape Dreams Editor Jaco Taute has signed for Western Province in what will be the first of several signings ahead of next season’s Super Rugby season. The four-time capped Springbok fullback/centre picked up a season-ending injury earlier this year while playing for the DHL Stormers, who secured his services following a loan agreement with the Lions. Western …

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Haroon is SA cricket’s new boss

Former International Cricket Council chief executive Haroon Lorgat has been named as Cricket South Africa’s new CEO. “Mr. Lorgat’s appointment follows a thorough and rigorous process to fill this important position,” said CSA president Chris Nenzani. “The quality of the candidates was exceptional and I would like to express my appreciation to the sub-committee of the board as well as …

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SA Tennis remembers Madiba

Tennis South Africa (TSA) have joined the millions around the world who have been sending goodwill messages to former President Nelson Mandela on his 95th birthday. “Madiba remains an incredible inspiration, and on behalf of all the tennis players, officials, administrators and the tennis loving public, we wish Tata all the very best for his birthday,” said TSA President Bongani …

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Almost time to raise a cheer with a beer again

Mark your calendars today for the annual Cape Town Festival of Beer, South Africa’s biggest festival of beer, which is set to take place on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of November 2013 at the legendary Hamilton’s Rugby Club next to the Cape Town Stadium in Green Point. The Festival is SA’s largest annual gathering of beer enthusiasts, brewers, first …

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Noddy’s ‘parp-parp’ car on auction

The original Noddy Car once owned by Enid Blyton’s company – complete with its unmistakable red and yellow paintwork – could be yours to drive in Toytown! Auction sale price estimates vary from the equivalent of R300 000 – R350 000 for the car that is almost exactly the same as the iconic little convertible made world famous in Blyton’s …

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