Herman Gibbs

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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Dr Bob on how do The Open job

As the curtain rises on the 142nd Open Championship, one of the world’s leading mind coaches has analysed the mental journey a golfer has to take to win the coveted Claret Jug. Dr Bob Rotella, who has coached 74 Major winners including Open Champions Darren Clarke, Padraig Harrington and Paul Lawrie, was commissioned by Open Championship patron HSBC to map …

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Stormers utility forward Armand is now a Chief

DHL Stormers lock/flanker Don Armand has arrived in England where he will play in the Premiership. He has joined Aviva Premiership Rugby club Exeter Chiefs, where when he joins another former Stormers player Sireli Naqelevuki, who nowadays plays centre or wing. Towards the end of the Super Rugby season, Armand became a key member of the Stormers squad. “It been …

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Arthur not taking the Mickey: sues for R40m

Sacked Australian coach Mickey Arthur is seeking up to A$4 million (R40m) in compensation or his job back from Cricket Australia (CA), claiming he was racially discriminated against, local media reported on Tuesday. South African-born Arthur – Australia’s first foreign head coach – was fired last month before the Ashes series after CA said he failed to turn around declining …

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With Keating, this field will take some beating

Stars tee off at Gary Player Invitational   British Lions rugby star Martin Bayfield, along with Irish vocalists Ronan Keating and Brian McFadden are just a few of the well-known celebrities that will be participating in the Gary Player Invitational being held on July 22nd at the Wentworth Golf Club. The Gary Player Invitational series at Wentworth is the second …

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Neels has Jovan hot on Ernie’s heels

By Lali Stander, South African Golf Association It’s hard to believe, but for the first time in more than a decade, the Open Championship fans won’t see the familiar figure of Neels Els walking with defending champion, Ernie Els, at Muirfield. Instead – and at the Big Easy’s urging – Els will be walking the fairways of the Torrey Pines …

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Vroom vroom Brit Froome wins TDF 15th stage

British rider Chris Froome showed why he remains the overwhelming Tour de France favourite by winning Sunday’s grueling 15th stage up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador. Froome attacked about two-thirds of the way up the mammoth 21-kilometre (13—mile) Ventoux, and his brutal acceleration was too much for two-time former champion Contador. The Spaniard …

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United shut out ‘Noisy Neighbours’

SuperSport United upset English giants Manchester City 2-0 in their Nelson Mandela Football Invitational pre-season friendly at Loftus Versfeld on Sunday. After a goalless first half, lanky Mame Niang and Kermit Erasmus netted in the 56th and 81st minutes, respectively. Niang rose above the City defence for the opener before fellow substitute, Erasmus, sealed the deserved victory in the dying …

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SA ump makes crucial Ashes call

Australia has suffered a heartbreaking defeat in controversial circumstances at Trent Bridge on Sunday. This match, an Ashes classic, was always destined to come down to the last pair and be decided by the Decision Review System, which has dominated the match, and it did. Australia lost the match by 14 runs when Brad Haddin was given out caught behind …

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