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Articles Archive for October 2008

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 …

Stretching a career in politics
Wednesday, 22 Oct, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
Stretching a career in politics

Politican, former leader of the opposition, and author Tony Leon tells DAVID GEMMELL how he is handling changes in and out of parliament.

Sometimes too honest…
Saturday, 18 Oct, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
Sometimes too honest…

Larger than life World Cup hero Kobus Wiese reflects on one-eyed selectors, the taming of James Small, a brief fling with the big screen, gold in those coffee machines, the people skills of Kitch Christie, …

Happy childhood breeds success
Wednesday, 15 Oct, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment

Thaba Mufamadi is executive chairman of Lehotsa Holdings and a member of the African National Congress national executive. He tells DAVID GEMMELL how he stays fit for his various roles.

The one Hansie left out
Saturday, 11 Oct, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
The one Hansie left out

Vinnige Fanie de Villiers looks back on the Hansie years, lessons learnt from West Indian quickie Sylvester Clarke, throwing javelins, successfully adapting, with his father’s help, to a little town called Todmorden on the border …

On top of her game, on and off the airwaves
Wednesday, 8 Oct, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment

Redi Direko, 702 talk show host and e.tv news channel anchor, tells DAVID GEMMELL about life on and off the airwaves and the small screen.

How to stay fit in an ageing body
Wednesday, 8 Oct, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
How to stay fit in an ageing body

If you want to be happy for the rest of your life, get busy and stay busy as you grow older, writes DAVID GEMMELL.

For the love of the game
Saturday, 4 Oct, 2008 – 8:00 | No Comment
For the love of the game

During an illustrious career Gordon Forbes held 10 South African Open titles and claimed the scalps of five Wimbledon champions. He also had a lot of laughs.