The crown of more than 51,945 people at this past weekend's Match in Africa - which saw Roger Federer take on Rafael Nadal in a charity match in Cape Town - set a new world record for the largest attendance at a tennis match...
10 Feb 2020
The sixth Match in Africa took place at the Cape Town Stadium on 7 February 2020. The record breaking 51'945 fans witnessed history in action, when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal went head-to-head raising USD 3.5 million (approximately R54.6 million) for the charitable Roger Federer Foundation. The Match in Africa also showcased a host of local talent in between the matches, including the legendary Ndlovu Youth Choir and the energetic Zip Zap Circus.
10 Feb 2020
Meltwater tracked news and social media mentions on '#MatchInAfrica' since the beginning of the year, and conversations surrounding the riveting rivalry that fans were hoping to see...
Issued by Meltwater 10 Feb 2020
The sixth Match in Africa - and first to be held in Africa - will take place at the Cape Town Stadium on 7 February 2020. The event - which will see a Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal showdown - is set to be the biggest tennis event South Africa ever has seen...
6 Feb 2020
Shimmy Beach Club will be hosting a live outdoor screening of the Federer vs Nadal match on Friday, 7 February, 7pm...
Issued by Shimmy Beach Club 24 Jan 2020
Big sporting events draw a crowd, some just for the love of the game as a loyal fan, others for sports betting purposes. This article will share some of the biggest sports bets in history, the sports bet wins that is...
Issued by Starbright 28 Oct 2019
The iconic RF logo has become synonymous with Swiss tennis sensation Roger Federer. However, fans will, no doubt, be outraged to hear that Federer is currently engaged in a legal wrangle with his former sponsor, Nike, about ownership of the logo...
Vicky Stilwell 10 Jul 2018
South African vocational training institutions face real challenges with limited resources, large learner numbers and serious skill deficits. To address this, maybe we have to start thinking inside the box: specifically a VR console, with all the possibilities of this wondrous new technology...
This year's Westin-Unicef Charity Ball, hosted by The Westin Cape Town on Saturday, 14 October, matched the previous year's donations, raising R1m.
18 Oct 2017
RJ Benjamin, vocal coach and music MD for ‘Idols' Season 12 and one of the vocal coaches on the inaugural ‘Voice South Africa' is planing to release his fifth album titled ‘The Fifth Story' in June this year. Martin Myers got in touch with him to discover the man behind the music.
Martin Myers 2 Feb 2017
From a humble smiley face with a box mouth and inverted "V's" for eyes, crude weather symbols, and a rudimentary heart -- emoji have now exploded into the world's fastest-growing language...
20 Dec 2016
Twitter has unveiled the #YearOnTwitter of 2015. It is a place to look back at the most retweeted Tweets, the most popular trends, and how 2015 unfolded across the world on Twitter...
8 Dec 2015
This week, our 'Biz Online Insights' section explores how the South African online population first heard about a variety of local and global sport news items...
26 Nov 2015
NEW YORK - Phil Knight, who built Nike from a modest US shoe company into a global sports giant and marketing juggernaut, will step down as chairman next year, the company announced on Tuesday...
1 Jul 2015
Roger Federer recently slipped into South Africa to celebrate the work being done through the Roger Federer Foundation's Growing to READ Early Childhood Development programme in Limpopo. Federer, on Tuesday, February 19, visited the Govhu crèche, in Thohoyandou's Govhu village.
28 Feb 2013
Beaverton, USA: Nike has been linked to the World Cup more than any of the tournament's official sponsors, despite not being an official sponsor of the event, due to a successful TV campaign, according to a new report by Nielsen.
Olivia Solon 14 Jun 2010
Google recently published its 2009 Year-End Zeitgeist which offers a perspective on the year's major events and trends based on global searches, as well as searches conducted in Kenya.
3 Dec 2009
On the 20th anniversary of the launch of ‘Just Do It', Nike kicked off its global advertising campaign for Beijing from mid-July 2008, with a new emotionally charged 60-second commercial, Courage. The high-energy ad features 31 different Nike athletes from over a dozen different countries, including the US, Russia, Portugal, Switzerland, Afghanistan and South Africa.
24 Jul 2008
Production company Velvet Films recently completed filming the latest Gillette Fusion commercial for Johannesburg ad agency Net#work BBDO. Elements of the commercial, starring SA Springbok champion Brian Habana, were filmed internationally while Habana's scenes were shot here in South Africa.
20 May 2008
Nike launched a new television commercial in South Africa this week called Power To Your Feet, which explores and celebrates two of the most unsung parts of the body - the feet - to support the launch of the company's new footwear technology called FREE.
8 May 2005
The Pezula Group has awarded the contract to publish its customer magazine to New Media. The group comprises an exclusive Private Estate, a luxury Resort Hotel and Spa, a Championship Golf Course and the world-class Field of Dreams sports complex.
25 Nov 2004