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Mining ace with a taste for heights
Wednesday, 21 Jan, 2009 – 8:00 | No Comment
Mining ace with a taste for heights

Dr Tim Williams is Ernst & Young ’s director for global metals and mining in the UK. DAVID GEMMELL caught up with him during a recent visit to London.

Dirty tricks and lost teeth
Saturday, 20 Dec, 2008 – 8:00 | 2 Comments
Dirty tricks and lost teeth

Syd Nomis, scorer of two famous Bok Test tries, looks back on the days when rugby was rough and even the ref sometimes turned a blind eye.

Steering the Mean Machine
Saturday, 13 Dec, 2008 – 8:00 | One Comment
Steering the Mean Machine

Clive Rice — captain of a legendary Transvaal team and veteran of the toughest cricket series on the planet — relishes complicated players, and reckons 20/20 is a welcome innovation.

The other side of the fence
Saturday, 6 Dec, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
The other side of the fence

Former Bok hooker Owen Nkumane talks about his early fascination for the game, the pain of missing a Sharks final, and having to take criticism on the chin.

Built to be one of the greatest
Saturday, 29 Nov, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
Built to be one of the greatest

Sean Fitzpatrick, the most capped All Black, talks about drinking beer with the enemy after having his ear bitten, and whether the Kiwis were really poisoned in the ’95 World Cup.

‘We just wanted to play’
Saturday, 22 Nov, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
‘We just wanted to play’

Former Springbok Ray Mordt talks about playing for three different countries, rugby league, how his hell-raising days helped his game — and sleeping on squash courts on the controversial New Zealand tour.

Success lies in right training
Saturday, 15 Nov, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
Success lies in right training

The king of Comrades, Bruce Fordyce, shares his winning secret with DAVE GEMMELL, but he would be disappointed if he were remembered only for his exploits in SA’s premier ultramarathon.

A balance in and out of academia
Wednesday, 12 Nov, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
A balance in and out of academia

Dr Thomas Robertson is dean of Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. DAVID GEMMELL caught up with him in Cape Town earlier this year to find out how he copes with the demands …

Voice of rugby has Boy’s Own job
Saturday, 8 Nov, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
Voice of rugby has Boy’s Own job

Familiar to all lovers of the game, Hugh Bladen has been a television commentator since 1976 and in his playing days was a top-class flyhalf who represented Transvaal and the Junior Springboks.

Life after the World Cup
Saturday, 1 Nov, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
Life after the World Cup

Joel Stransky is philosophical about the fact that he’ll always be remembered for ‘that drop goal’ and is not too fussed if people think his Harley reflects a midlife crisis.

The fantastic Fiasconaro
Saturday, 25 Oct, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
The fantastic Fiasconaro

Still firmly entrenched in SA, the March Hare reflects on talking Italian, a passion for rugby, breaking the world 800m record, and competing in the 1972 Munich Olympics — which was ruined by the massacre …