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Andrew Thompson

Andrew Thompson

    Falling in love with the slow cycles of Zanzibar
    Falling in love with the slow cycles of Zanzibar
    Zanzibar, well known for its feet-up package resorts, long white beaches and spectacular marine life, offers far more than the 10-night-per-personsharing deals that dominate tourism brochures, particularly when you tackle it without a plan and from the seat of a bicycle....
    Etoile and Sfaxien seek historic African triumph
    Etoile and Sfaxien seek historic African triumph
    Etoile Sahel or title holders CS Sfaxien will create history on Saturday by becoming the first club to win the African Confederation Cup twice...
    Rainbow nation looks for gold in Beijing
    Rainbow nation looks for gold in Beijing
    South Africa will go into their fifth Olympic Games since their return from sporting isolation with their medal hopes once again pinned on their...
    Benni breaks record as SA crush Paraguay
    Benni breaks record as SA crush Paraguay
    Benni McCarthy created a record and South Africa equalled one as they outclassed Paraguay 3-0 in a lively international friendly on Wednesday.
    'Rock bottom' Bafana tackle Paraguay
    'Rock bottom' Bafana tackle Paraguay
    Seldom has a friendly international meant so much to 2010 Soccer World Cup hosts South Africa as that against Paraguay on Wednesday.
    Elephants trample Guinea into dust
    Elephants trample Guinea into dust
    Côte d'Ivoire overwhelmed Guinea in the closing stages to triumph 5-0 in an Africa Cup of Nations Cup quarterfinal on Sunday and equal the...
    Antelopes ready for another Cup leap
    Antelopes ready for another Cup leap
    The continuous rise of Angola into an African force could reach a new level on Thursday in a top-of-the-table Africa Sup of Nations Group D...
    No place for hero Van Heerden
    No place for hero Van Heerden
    There is unlikely to be a place in the starting line-up for South Africa hero Elrio van Heerden when they tackle Tunisia in the Africa Cup of...
    Van Heerden helps SA snatch a draw
    Van Heerden helps SA snatch a draw
    Elrio van Heerden scored two minutes from full-time to salvage a 1-1 draw for South Africa against Angola on Wednesday in another 2008 African...
    Angola striker has United on his mind
    Angola striker has United on his mind
    Thousands of kilometres separate Tamale Stadium in northern Ghana from Old Trafford in England.
    African Nations Cup jigsaw begins to take shape
    African Nations Cup jigsaw begins to take shape
    Angola, Cameroon, Morocco, Nigeria, Sudan and Tunisia were celebrating qualification for the 2008 African Nations Cup on Monday.
    Angola and Nigeria come unstuck in Nations Cup
    Angola and Nigeria come unstuck in Nations Cup
    Angola and Nigeria had hopes of becoming the first qualifiers for the 2008 African Nations Cup dashed on Saturday.