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/ 11 May 2007

Cycling stage will help decide top triathlete

African champions Hendrik de Villiers and Kate Roberts view the Triathlon World Cup’s opening kilometre of the cycling stage as a potential deciding factor on Sunday. ”The swim should be all right if it is not too windy in the bay area, but it’s the first 600m of the cycle stage … that could be a bit of a test for the athletes,” De Villiers said.

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/ 23 May 2005

Sea search resumes for missing pupil

The search for the Mpumalanga pupil feared drowned in the sea at Richards Bay resumed early on Monday morning, KwaZulu-Natal police said. Seven other pupils drowned after the group decided to go for an early-morning swim at Richards Bay on Sunday. All were between 16 and 17 years old and in grades 10, 11 and 12.

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/ 22 May 2005

Search called off after eight children drown

Rescue workers called off their search for a schoolboy feared drowned in the sea off Richards Bay late on Sunday afternoon, hours after finding the bodies of seven of his classmates. The eight children were among a group of about 250 children from Ndlela Secondary School in Mpumalanga who attended a sports day at Mondini High School in Ntambanana.

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/ 21 October 2004

Out of the plane and into the park

Tourism in northern KwaZulu-Natal will be boosted by a new airport, able to accommodate modern jet liners, the province’s tourism minister said on Thursday. The existing airstrip at Mkuzi, a small town near St Lucia, would be upgraded into a regional airport, which would provide almost instant access to the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, said Narend Singh.