Q&A Sessions: Heels to takkies, dresses to scrubs with Dr Tamaryn Green
/ 20 November 2021

Q&A Sessions: Heels to takkies, dresses to scrubs with Dr Tamaryn Green

Miss South Africa 2018 and Miss Universe runner-up Dr Tamaryn Green wants better working conditions for patients and doctors. As a TB and Covid-19 survivor herself, she talks to Denvor de Wee about her competitiveness, her love of nature and her imminent wedding

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/ 14 December 2007

Norman grumbles about Open course

Greg Norman fired a second-round two-under-par 70 at the South African Open on Friday and then criticised organisers for changes to the Pearl Valley course after the first round. The former world number one is on one-over-par for the tournament, three strokes behind leader James Kingston of SA.

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/ 11 December 2007

Strong field for SAA Open

The South African Airways (SAA) Open, formerly the South African Open, which tees off at the Pearl Valley Golf Estates in Paarl on Thursday, has attracted the strongest field in the history of the championship. The Open will include Ernie Els, Trevor Immelman, Retief Goosen, Tim Clark, US Open champion Angel Cabrera, veteran Greg Norman and Darren Clarke.

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/ 10 December 2007

Cobras, Warriors clash fizzles out

The SuperSport Series match between the Cape Cobras and the Warriors ended in a fairly tame draw at Boland Bank Park in Paarl on Sunday. In Durban, unfavourable weather meant the match between the Dolphins and the Highveld Lions at the Sahara Stadium was always destined to be a tame draw.

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/ 7 March 2007

Locals take early lead in Giro del Capo

So much for an international race. A strong South African contingent set the tone in the opening stage of the Cape Argus Pick ‘n Pay Giro del Capo and were the dominant force in the prologue in Paarl on Tuesday evening. Quickest on the 5,5km stage was MTN Microsoft’s Daryl Impey (7:23,93).

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/ 5 December 2006

Train driver walks free on homicide charges

A retired Metrorail passenger-train driver was on Tuesday found not guilty on 10 counts of culpable homicide in the Muldersvlei train-smash case. Paarl Regional Court magistrate Anna-Marie Immelman, with assessor David Klatzow, ruled that the state had not proved negligence on the part of Mervyn Matthee. Matthee’s acquittal followed an application launched on Tuesday by his lawyers.

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/ 9 August 2006

Leon: Women now have less to celebrate

With South African women remaining society’s most vulnerable members, the country still has not achieved the kind of nation the marchers 50 years ago would be proud of, Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Tony Leon said on Wednesday. He said that 50 years onwards, women actually have less to celebrate.

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/ 27 July 2006

Engineer testifies in train-crash trial

A Spoornet engineer was questioned in the Paarl Regional Court on Thursday about a Metrorail passenger coach that smashed into a goods train near Muldersvlei three years ago, killing 10 people. Hennie Klopper, a mechanical engineer, was giving evidence in the culpable-homicide trial of the train driver.

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/ 30 April 2006

Focused Hugo sticks to game plan

Jean Hugo held his nerve to cap a brilliant fortnight with back-to-back wins at the inaugural SAA Pro-Am Invitational at Paarl Golf Club on Saturday, just a week after breaking a six-year title drought at Arabella. Hugo held off a valiant challenge from overnight leader Chris Swanepoel and his former caddy, Gerlou Roux.

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/ 29 April 2006

Young golf pro heads for superb pro-am finale

Unheralded Pretoria professional Chris Swanepoel flew to the top of a logjam leader board on Friday to set the stage for a thrilling finale to the inaugural SAA Pro-Am Invitational at Paarl Golf Club. The easy-going 21-year-old capitalised on a hot putter to card an eight-under-par 64 and claim the sole lead at 13-under-par 131.

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/ 19 December 2005

Cobras remain bottom of the log

The Warriors piled on the agony for the Cape Cobras as they won their Standard Bank Cup match at Paarl on Sunday. A good comeback by the Cobras almost swung the match back in their favour, but by the end the home side remained rock bottom on the log, still seeking a victory after seven matches.

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/ 31 October 2005

No surprises as Cobras, Dolphins play to draw

The Supersport Series match at Paarl between the Cape Cobras and the Dolphins petered out into the expected draw on Sunday. With the pitch giving no assistance to the bowlers, and the batsmen on both sides showing absolutely no willingness to take the slightest risk, the result had been on the cards for most of the four days.