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With the City of Cape Town and parts of the Western Cape in the midst of a severe drought, organisers of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM) are working around the clock to ensure the 49th edition of the world’s most beautiful marathon is fully aligned with plans to avoid Day Zero. Events like …

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The main purpose of the Initiative is to promote cultural, educational and sports exchange between local residents and visiting athletes and foreigners The Embassy signed a partnership memorandum of understanding with Meguro City under the Host Town Program on 7th November, 2017. The Government of Japan is running Host Town Initiative in preparation for 2020 …

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Entries for the 2018 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM), taking place in Cape Town on 30 and 31 March 2018, will open on Wednesday, 1 November 2017. African runners wanting to participate in the world’s most beautiful marathon in 2018 should take note of a number of important changes that have been made in …

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In their more than 50 years of relations, sports have played a crucial role in building closer ties between Japan and Kenya Event: Press Invitation on the Japan-Kenya Policy Workshop on Sports Date: Thursday  22nd June 2017 Gates Open: 09.00 am Time: 10.00am – 12.00noon Venue: Japan Information and Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan Overview: …

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Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each, who take turns batting and fielding. The batting team attempts to score runs by hitting a ball that is thrown by the pitcher with a bat swung by the batter, then running counter-clockwise around a series of four bases: first, second, third, and home plate. A run is scored when a player advances around the bases and returns …

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Basketball is a non-contact sport played on a rectangular court. While most often played as a team sport with five players on each side, three-on-three, two-on-two, and one-on-one competitions are also common. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and 10 feet (3.048 m) high that is mounted …

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Kabaddi is a popular, easy-to-learn team contact sport with its roots in the millennia-old history of ancient India and South Asia. The basic rules of Kabaddi are simple: two teams of seven players each face off in a large square arena for two halves of twenty minutes each. Players from each team take turns running …

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With the conclusion of this agreement Kwesé adds NCAA American football and basketball to its existing broadcast rights for the NFL, NHL and the NBA, making it the home of American sports in Africa Econet Media’s Kwesé (Kwese.com) and ESPN (ESPN.com) today announced a groundbreaking media collaboration in Africa. The deal will deliver the most …

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Gold medals have been won by swimmer Kevin Paul for the men’s 100m breaststroke and Paul Langenhoven for the mens 7.07m long jump President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the South African team of Paralympians for their outstanding performance that saw South Africa bagging two Gold medals so far in the 2016 Rio Paralympics Games in …

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Despite legendary Kenyan runner Kipchoge Keino becoming the first man to be bestowed with the first Olympic Laurel award, Kenya made some negative headlines with a series of blunders and a catalogue of management disasters in Rio. In essence, mismanagement of the team led to one of the most disgraced outings by the Kenyan team. …

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