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Powell boosts Scorpions for Red Force clash

first_imgIn a bid to address the poor batting fortunes of the Jamaica Scorpions, the national selectors have made two changes heading into the team’s fourth-round clash with Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at Sabina Park, starting today.In comes recent West Indies one-day international recruit, all-rounder Rovman Powell, and former captain and batsman Paul Palmer Jr, while out goes opener Trevon Griffith and wicketkeeper Chadwick Walton.The 23-year-old Powell and Palmer Jr are yet to see any action this season, with Powell recently returning from Zimbabwe with the West Indies team, having toured Sri Lanka with West Indies ‘A’ a month earlier.Palmer Jr, in the meantime, who was entrusted with the leadership position last season, but who was overlooked at the start of this year’s campaign, has been named in various Scorpions 13-member squads since the start of the tournament three rounds ago but is yet to make his seasonal debut.The Robert Samuels-led Scorpions will enter the contest one place above the Red Force in the six-team championship.Jamaica are fourth on 28.6 points, 1.6 points ahead of Trinidad, who are fifth. The table, which sees a mere 6.6 points separating the top five teams, is being led by two-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars on 33.6 points.They are followed by early-season pace setters Barbados Pride on 33.4 points and surprise package thus far, the Leewards Hurricanes, on 29.4.CRUCIAL GAME”Based on the position of the teams in the standings, it will be a very crucial game,” said Jamaica batsman AndrÈ McCarthy.”Trinidad is always a tough team and has rivalry with us, so it is always our intention to beat them. This match is no different, and it is for us as a team to get our game together, including our batting, which has been struggling a bit.”The Scorpions, who are hoping to better their third-place finish last season, has so far registered a win, a loss, and a no-result, the same as the Red Force.They are, however, slightly ahead of their opponents based on points awarded to fast bowlers as per a new West Indies Cricket Board regulation.Jamaica will look to in-form opener John Campbell, who is third in the batting charts, Jermaine Blackwood and Andre McCarthy to lead their batting, which, with the absence of Walton, could see young Brandon King, who has been part of the squad, making his seasonal debut.As for their bowling, it is again likely that it will be spearheaded by captain and spinner Nikita Miller, along with fast bowler Raynard Leveridge and Powell.Trinidad, in the meanwhile, will welcome the return of new West Indies batsman Jason Mohammed, who also played in Zimbabwe, with the diminutive right-hander set to lead their batting, while bowling-wise, much will be expected of Jamaica-born fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell, who was drafted in the off-season.SCORPIONS (from): Nikita Miller (captain), Fabian Allen, Jermaine Blackwood, John Campbell, Derval Green, Damion Jacobs, Brandon King, Reynard Leveridge, Andre McCarthy, Paul Palmer Jr, Rovman Powell, Devon Thomas, ShacayaThomas.RED FORCE (from): YannickOttley (captain), YannicCariah, Sheldon Cottrell, JydGoolie, Kyle Hope, Jon-Russ Jagessar, Steven Katwaroo, Imran Khan, Jason Mohammed, Khary Pierre, Roshon Primus, Isaiah Rajah, Marlon Richards.last_img read more

NU coach Bernabe tips hat off to underdogs Adamson, UE

first_imgSEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold PLAY LIST 06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold01:04Rombaon grabs bronze in cross country MTB race01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award That disappointment, though, didn’t leave head coach Ghicka Bernabe with any hint of bitterness as she congratulated new champion Adamson University Pep Squad.“I’m really happy for Adamson because they’re like NU,” said Bernabe in Filipino Saturday. “I’m also happy for UE [University of the East] because it’s been so long since they got into the top three.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkNU finished fourth with 610.50 of a possible 800 points, and saw its string of four straight titles come to dust.The former champions started off their routine poorly after failing to execute their lifts with several slips occurring at the beginning of their performance. Although NU recovered in the final four minutes of its Under the Sea performance, the earlier deductions were enough to prevent a fifth championship.Bernabe added that she doesn’t want the loss to dishearten her players and she hopes they can bounce back stronger in future editions of the competition.“I don’t want this loss to really affect my players because I know that they’re really good performers,” said Bernabe. “If this loss will affect someone, let it affect us coaches. I still believe in the ability of my players.” ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set NU Pep squad performs during the 2017 UAAP Cheerdance Competition at Mall of Asia Arena. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netNational University walked into Mall of Asia Arena with all the momentum in the world as its Pep Squad prepared to win its fifth straight title in the UAAP Cheerdance competition.NU Pep Squad, however, walked out of MOA Arena beaten without even getting the chance to step on the podium.ADVERTISEMENT View comments OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next GALLERY: UAAP Season 80 Cheerdance Competition LATEST STORIES Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales?last_img read more

Photos from the Weekend

first_imgPhoto: The NEBC & Yukon Tracker Flyers in action in Taylor Sunday. For full results visit the sports page – Robyn Guidon/Energeticcity.caPhoto: Local coaches were recognized at a special event Sunday feature Laura Jensen and Richard Neufeld – Robyn Guidon/Energeticcity.caPhoto: Laura Jensen speaks at the Coaching Conference Sunday in Fort St. John – Robyn Guidon/Energeticcity.ca Photo: The Girls NPSS Volleyball Team hosted a tournament this weekend. Results can be found on the sports page – Robyn Guidon/Energeticcity.ca– Advertisement -Photo: Just a few of the eggs created at a Ukranian Egg decorating course – Robyn Guidon/Energeticcity.caPhoto: The Care Home hosted a Craft Sale on Saturday – Robyn Guidon/Energeticcity.caPhoto: The new Totem Mall Cruiser that will be all over Fort St. John this Winter – Robyn Guidon/Energeticcity.caAdvertisementlast_img read more

Smith’s experience is useful for Barbados Tridents – Holder

first_imgWest Indies bowler Jason Holder, who is leading Barbados Tridents in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL), has said that former Australian captain Steve Smith is helping the team with a ‘wealth of knowledge on the field’.Steve SmithThe comment came after Smith played his debut match at CPL, where he helped Tridents register a 30-run victory over Shoaib Malik-led Guyana Amazon Warriors.“Definitely it does (help having Smith’s experience). We’ve got a wealth of knowledge on the field,” Cricket.com.au quoted Holder, as saying. “Smithy was a successful captain. He shared a lot of knowledge,” he added.Smith, along with young West Indies batsman, Shai Hope, built a steady third-wicket partnership of 105 runs to stabilize his team’s position after they lost two early wickets at a meagre score of 11 runs. He contributed 41 runs to the scorecard, before getting out at one of Imran Tahir’s deceiving deliveries.The Australian batsman is currently serving a 12-month ban from International cricket for his alleged role in the massive ball-tampering scandal during the third Test match against South Africa at New Lands.Barbados Trident’s next encounter is with Keiron Pollard-led St. Lucia Stars on August 18.last_img read more

Federer continues his dominance

first_img“I am on a nice roll right now and I am playing in Indian Wells next,” Federer said. “I have won there the last three years, so hopefully I can win again and beat Vilas’ record there. “Records are meant to be broken – but if I don’t, it’s all right,” he added. “I will start all over again.” Youzhny broke Federer in the first game with a crosscourt forehand and held serve to lead 2-0. But Federer broke in the fourth, eighth and 10th games to close out the first set. “I must admit that Mikhail put a lot of pressure at the start of the match, and I really needed to step up my game,” Federer said. In the second set, Federer broke in the second and sixth games. He had six championship points at 5-2, but Youzhny saved them all in a marathon game before Federer served it out. Federer has now won seven titles – including the 2007 Australian Open – since last year’s U.S. Open. He extended his record over Youzhny to 9-0. Youzhny, who won in Rotterdam last week, defeated Nadal in the quarterfinals. Federer’s last defeat was to Andy Murray in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters last August. Roger Federer won the Dubai Open for the fourth time in five years on Saturday, beating Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 6-4, 6-3 in the final. Federer won his 41st straight match, tying Bjorn Borg for the fourth-longest streak in the Open era and leaving him five short of Guillermo Vilas’ 1977 record. Ivan Lendl (44 in 1981-82) and John McEnroe (42 in 1984) also are in front of Federer. center_img “It was a bit of a rough start for me this year, as it always happens with me in Dubai,” Federer said. “But I am happy that I saved my best for the last.” Top-seeded Justine Henin of Belgium won the Qatar Open with a 6-4, 6- 2 win Saturday over Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova. The second-ranked Henin won, who won the Dubai Open last week, broke a sequence of Russian domination in Qatar dating back to 2003 when Anastasia Myskina won the title. Myskina repeated her performance in 2004, while Maria Sharapova and Nadia Petrova took the title in 2005 and 2006, respectively. Henin showed no fatigue despite playing three sets against Patty Schnyder on Thursday and Jelena Jankovic on Friday. “I like to win titles I have not won before,” Henin said. “I like the Gulf. Dubai is like a home.” Fourth-seeded Jurgen Melzer of Austria ended Evgeny Korolev’s eventful run in the Tennis Channel Open on Saturday, beating the unseeded Russian 6-7 (4), 6-2, 7-6 (4) in the semifinals. Not only was Korolev the lone unseeded semifinalist, he was the only player among the final four to lose a round-robin match (to Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina). But Korolev first stood out when he defeated top-seeded defending champion James Blake 6-2, 6-4, in his opening-round match on Tuesday. Korolev initially was declared the round-robin group winner based on his victory over Blake, but the ATP Tour reversed that decision on Thursday before switching back to Korolev on Friday. Korolev came back to take a 5-3 lead in the third set before Melzer rallied to tie it at 5-5. After that, Melzer never trailed. He took a 6-5 lead before Korolev knotted the score at 6. Melzer then took a 4-1 lead in the tiebreaker, which he won 7-4. Qatar openLas Vegas openMexican OpenEmilie Loit earned her third career WTA title by beating Flavia Pennetta 7-6 (0), 6-4 Saturday to win the Mexican Open for the first time. The 10th-seeded Frenchwoman came back in both sets. “I’m happy to win for the first time, I came before, but I finally won,” said Loit, who is 52nd in the WTA rankings. Pennetta played in her fourth Mexican Open final in a row. The Italian led 4-2 in both sets, but made mistakes that Loit capitalized on. In the men’s final, Spaniard Juan Carlos Ferrero will face Juan Carlos Chela. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Five things we learned in Serie A

first_img0Shares0000Flying high for Christmas: Juventus are eight points clear of second placed Napoli. © AFP / Isabella BONOTTOMILAN, Italy, Dec 23 – Mario Mandzukic was on target as Italian top-flight pacesetters Juventus beat Roma 1-0 to stay unbeaten in Serie A before Christmas.Carlo Ancelotti’s Napoli are second, eight points behind the seven-time reigning champions, after seeing off struggling SPAL 1-0. But Inter Milan are now eight points adrift of Napoli, who they play on December 26, after being held late 1-1 at bottom club Chievo, with city rivals AC Milan dropping out of the Champions League places, with a 1-0 defeat to Fiorentina.Here are five things we learned from Serie A this weekend:Ronaldo ready for a restCristiano Ronaldo was denied by a solid Roma goalkeeper Robin Olsen. © AFP / Filippo MONTEFORTECristiano Ronaldo could rest for the first time since his 100 million-euro ($117 million) move from Real Madrid last summer in next Wednesday’s game at Atalanta, coach Massimiliano Allegri said.The 33-year-old has started every one of Juve’s 17 league games, scoring 11 goals, being substituted just once, in the final 10 minutes against Fiorentina this month after he scored the third goal from the spot.“Cristiano Ronaldo had several chances today and happened to come up against a goalkeeper having a stunning performance. He may well rest in the next match,” said Allegri.Ghosts of past haunt RomaAS Roma Serbian defender Aleksandar Kolarov took a knock as his side fell to tenth in Serie A. © AFP / Isabella BONOTTORoma coach Eusebio Di Francesco conceded his side lived in fear of past defeats as they fell to an eighth consecutive loss to Juventus at the Allianz Stadium in Turin.“The team lived the fears of previous games, playing with little certainty,” said Di Francesco as Roma, who finished third last season, slipped to 25 points behind the leaders.“In the second half we let ourselves go, accepting more duels, were better at managing the ball.“The maturity of Juventus is superior, but I’m happy with Roma’s reaction,” added the Roma coach.Despite being 10th in Serie A, Roma are just four points behind Lazio, who occupy the final Champions League spot.Inter reel at Chievo levellerSearching for solutions: Inter Milan coach Luciano Spalletti shocked at dropping points to bottom club Chievo. © AFP / Vincenzo PINTOLuciano Spalletti said he was shocked as Inter Milan allowed bottom club Chievo to snatch a point.Chievo’s veteran captain Sergio Pellissier struck with a lob in stoppages to cancel out Ivan Perisic’s opener.“We had so many chances to kill off the game and didn’t take them,” said Spalletti, whose side also crashed out of the Champions League this month.“Right at the end, this hole in the defence opened up and Pellissier took full advantage. It’s not a physical issue of slowing down towards the end, it’s purely a psychological one.”Unhappy Higuain may be on the moveAC Milan forward Gonzalo Higuain is frustrated by his two-month goal drought. © AFP / Miguel MEDINASpeculation that Gonzalo Higuain could make a January move were fuelled after coach AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso said the Argentine forward was growing increasingly frustrated.“No striker is happy when he does not score, but it’s also hard for the whole team,” said Gattuso, whose side have won just one of their last six league games.There have been reports Higuain could be exchanged with Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata.“The winter market? It’s a question that must be asked of management. Higuain is going through a difficult moment, like the team and as long as he is here he remains an important player to be exploited to the full,” Gattuso added.Higuain scored 16 goals last season for Juventus before joining Milan on loan. The 31-year-old has scored five this term, but none since October 28.Lucky 13: Piatek tops goal chartGoal king: Genoa’s Polish forward Krzysztof Piatek has scored 13 goals in 17 games. © AFP / Vincenzo PINTOKrzysztof Piatek extended his lead at the top of the Serie A scoring charts when he scored his 13th goal of the season in Genoa’s 3-1 win over Atalanta, the Polish striker moving two ahead of Juve’s Cristiano Ronaldo after sealing the points two minutes from the end.City rival Sampdoria’s fellow on-fire striker Fabio Quagliarella scored his eighth goal in seven league games as the Genoa club beat Empoli 4-2, taking his tally for this season to 10.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

EVOLVE SHOWS YOU THE THREE PROVEN TECHNIQUES TO LOOK BETTER IN A SUIT

first_imgWith the Evolve Menswear WINTER SUIT SALE in full swing, the experts at Evolve are sharing a few tips to make sure you get the most out of your suit.The ShoulderA well-fitted shoulder should lie flat. The seam on top of the shoulder should meet the sleeve of the suit right where your arm meets your shoulder. Wrinkles on the sleeve and on the top of the jacket means that the jacket is either too bit or too small.Trouser BreakThe “break” is the small wrinkle caused when the top of your shoe stops your trouser cuff from falling to its full length.The cuff should rest on top of your shoe, with the trouser falling a touch longer at the back than at the front but must be above the heel of the shoe. Jacket CollarYour jacket collar should rest against your shirt collar, which should in turn rest against the back of your neck.A tight collar will create bunching and folds just beneath it, and often wrinkles the shirt collar underneath it.Make sure you get the right advice when choosing your suit. The Evolve Menswear Massive Winter Suit Sale is on right now.    EVOLVE SHOWS YOU THE THREE PROVEN TECHNIQUES TO LOOK BETTER IN A SUIT was last modified: November 11th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Businessevolve menswearFeaturesnewslast_img read more

RED HUGHS FACE ROBERT EMMETS IN CRUNCH DIVISION FOUR CLASH

first_imgRed Hughs Club News: U8 and U10 Over 100 children, accompanied by a large crowd of parents and grandparents, enjoyed some top quality football in the beautiful sunshine at Letterkenny Gaels on Saturday morning. The strength of underage football at both clubs was on show with Red Hughs and Letterkenny Gaels both fielded two very strong under 8 and two under 10 teams. All teams were very evenly matched and amazingly all eight games finished in score draws. The u8 and u10 teams involved a healthy mix of boys and girls which was very positive for girls’ football at both clubs. These football blitzes are part of the GAA Go Games series that will run during May and June. Red Hughs u8s and u10s will play against number of local clubs in a non-competitive fun environment over the next few months. The next Blitz is saturday morning against Naomh Colmcille. Times and venue to be confirmed. Training for U10’s only will take place on Thursday evening from 7 to 8pm. Thanks to all parents and coaches who helped out on Saturday morning.U15 BoysRed Hughs hosted the u15 og sport NRB finals on Saturday evening with a large crowd in attendance. Red Hughs competed well losing to eventual winners Urris who defeated St. Eunans in the final in a close game. The all county Og Sport finals will also be hosted by Red Hughs GAA. Date to be confirmed.Senior Men The senior men unfortunately lost 5:13 to 0:8 away to Na Rossa on Friday night. There next game is away to Robert Emmet’s this Saturday the 4th of June with throw in at 7:30. Please come out and support as this game is vital in the teams push for promotion.Donegal TicketsAnyone wishing to order tickets through the club for the Donegal v Fermanagh game , please note that orders will be taken in the clubhouse on Wednesday 1st June from 9pm to 9.30pm. The club have only received an allocation of 12 seated (stand) tickets. Terrace tickets may also be purchased through the usual outlets i.e. Supervalu, ticketmaster etc.,ScheduleAll pitch schedules and game day information can be found on the Red Hughs website: http://redhughsgaa.com/RED HUGHS FACE ROBERT EMMETS IN CRUNCH DIVISION FOUR CLASH was last modified: May 31st, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:GAARED HUGHS.Sportlast_img read more

These Leeds fans tell Spurs supporters Cook is a player not to miss out on

first_img How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Lewis cook is fantastic and if spurs fans can’t see that you don’t deserve him!— Josh (@Joshwatkins92) August 2, 2018 Lewis Cook joined Bournemouth from Leeds in 2016 Spurs fans really need to educate themselves on the domestic game. Lewis Cook is twice the player Grealish is and one of the biggest young talents in the English game and 100% a future England star.— Lee Couling (@LeeCouling) August 1, 2018 Tottenham issue immediate ban to supporter who threw cup at Kepa ALTERED When I see Spurs bid 30 million for Lewis Cook when we sold him for a pie and a pint #lufc pic.twitter.com/t1r6HBBgT1— LUFC Worldwide (@LUFC_WorldWide) August 2, 2018 Have Leeds got a deal with Bournemouth about a sell on clause for Lewis Cook. Reports on talksport today that Spurs are in for him. @PhilHayYEP— Matthew Laughey (@laughey_m) August 2, 2018 2 possible standings Lewis Cook is a future England captain, many Leeds fans will tell you.The 21-year-old Bournemouth midfielder has already skippered the U20s to World Cup glory in 2017 and has a big future ahead of him, having been on standby for Gareth Southgate’s 2018 World Cup squad. Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? REVEALED Can’t believe we wouldn’t have a sell on clause for Lewis Cook. I know the sale was done by a raging Italian lunatic but jeez that would be a bad bit of business #lufc— Adam Smalley (@Small3) August 2, 2018 no dice Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes smart causal Tottenham news So following news that Tottenham are considering making an offer for him ahead of the close of the transfer window, a number of United fans on Twitter were keen to point out the Premier League club would be mad to let him slip through their grasp. After all, this is a player Jermain Defoe said reminded him of Luka Modric. Any one know if we have a sell on clause for Lewis Cook? Sounds like he may be going to Spurs for £30 million! Quids in hopefully! #lufc— k9myp (@k9myp) August 1, 2018 targets Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Cook first joined Leeds when he was seven and rose through the ranks before sealing his move to Bournemouth in 2016 for £6m. 2 Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Amazed at reading how against signing Lewis Cook (Yes, U20 World Cup winning captain, Lewis Cook) some Spurs fans are. If he was called ‘Luiz Cookinho’ they’d be buzzing. The boy is destined for greatness.— Just Chris (@Chrisisi) August 1, 2018 30 mill for Lewis Cook to spurs is an absolute steal if it’s true , that lad will be England captain one day , the best young player I’ve ever seen in a Leeds shirt— Lee Scott (@LeeScott321) August 1, 2018 *if* Spurs get Lewis Cook for £30mAND*even bigger if* we have a sell-on clause (it was Cellino) then Pochettino might just have done his “father figure” Bielsa a big favour… #lufc— Tommo (@LUFC1992) August 2, 2018 Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener gameday punished Lewis Cook is anything but a sideways mid. Drives forward with the ball. He will be England captain in time and would be great for spurs.— Josh Hobbs (@JoshAHobbs) August 2, 2018 Lewis Cook and his manager Paul Simpson with the World Cup trophy gameday cracker Lewis cook is a target for spurs £30 million .Did lufc put a sell on clause in the deal when we sold him to Bournemouth.— Andy cazaux (@andylufccazaux) August 2, 2018last_img read more

Sudafrikanische Reiseerlebnisse

first_imgSudafrika verspricht seinen Besuchern die Erfahrung ihres Lebens. Das Land zieht Reisende aus allen Ecken der Welt an mit seinen gastfreundlichen Menschen, herrlichem Wetter, spektakularer Landschaft, reicher Kultur, Natur und Wildtiere, sowie Hotels und Restaurants von Weltklasse.Die Tiere alleine sind Grund genug fur einen Besuch. Eines der ersten Wildtiernaturschutzgebieten der Welt war Sudafrika’s Kruger Park, der uber ein Jahrhundert alt ist. Heutzutage ist es nur Teil einer breiten Naturschutzzone, die sich uber private und offentliche Wildparks und uber Landesgrenzen hinaus in die benachbarten Lander Mozambik und Zimbabwe erstreckt.Eine Autostunde entfernt von Asphaltdschungeln wie Pretoria und Johannesburg konnen Sie Lowen, Elefanten, Buffel und hunderte weiterer Arten in ihrer naturlichen Umgebung beobachten. Vogelliebhaber finden hier eine unschlagbare Kombination aus Artenvielfalt und kundenfreundlichem Vogeltourismus.Es gibt aber auch andere Grunde fur einen Urlaub: Wie beispielsweise goldene Strande, einige der weltbesten Surfgebiete, spektakulare Landschaften von Bergen bis Wusten, Ökosysteme, die nirgends sonst auf der Welt zu finden sind, eine Moglichkeit, die afrikanische Kultur aus erster Hand zu erleben – und eines der preiswertesten Urlaubsziele, das Sie finden konnen.Erforschen Sie die ganze Welt in einem Land!Kulturelle ErfahrungenBei Touren durch die Gemeinden erleben Sie das echte Sudafrika. Kulturerbestatten wie Apartheid Museum und Robben Island bieten Ihnen einen Einblick in die gewalttatige Vergangenheit Sudafrika’s – und in das Wunder unserer Versohnung. Und vergessen Sie nicht, wo alles begann: Die Wiege der Menschheit. WeiterlesenErfahren Sie Natur und WildnisNichts ist mit dem afrikanischen Busch vergleichbar, und es gibt keinen besseren Ort auf der Welt fur Großwild. Neben seinen bekannten Nationalparks bietet Sudafrika eine Fulle an privaten Schutzgebieten, alle ausgezeichnet fur die Wild- und Vogelbeobachtung geeignet. Und das alles gegen einen Hintergrund von unvergleichnichem botanischen Reichtum. WeiterlesenSonne, Brandung und Wale beobachtenVon den wilden sandigen Westkuste zu den subtropischen Ufern von Maputaland gibt es einen Strand fur jeden Anlass. Beobachten Sie den Sonnenaufgang uber dem Atlantik oder dem Indischen Ozean, arbeiten Sie an der perfekten Sonnenbraune, oder werden Sie aktiv – Sudafrika hat einige der besten Surf-, Windsurfing- und Tauchangebote der Welt. Und dann sind da noch die Wale … WeiterlesenAbenteuerlandSudafrika verfugt uber 3.000 km Kustenlinie mit atemberaubenden Bergen – oft Seite and Seite. Die unterschiedlichen Terrains des Landes in Verbindung mit einem idealen Klima fur Aktivitaten im Freien, machen es zu einem reichen Jadggrund fur Adrenalinjunkies. WeiterlesenGolfer ParadiesFur Golfenthusiasten ist Sudafrika eine wunderbares Reiseziel – und dass ist noch untertrieben. Das Land bietet das ideale Klima, um draussen auf dem Fairway unter der strahlenden afrikanischen Sonne unterwegs zu sein, und ist mit einem großzugigen Angebot an Golfplatzen gesegnet. WeiterlesenKunst und KunsthandwerkVon Arbeiten auf dem Straßenpflaster und in den Markten der Großstadte bis in die Tiefen landlicher Enklaven, Sudafrikaner passen sich jedem Medium an und stellen eine beachtliche Bandbreite an Kunsthandwerk her. WeiterlesenWelterbestattenWußten Sie dass der Tafelberg mehr Pflanzenarten als die Britischen Inseln aufweist? Oder dass der Drakensberg gleichzeitig die hochste Bergkette in Afrika sudlich des Kilimanjaro hat sowie die reichhaltigste Ansammlung von Felsenkunst des Kontinents? Sudafrika ist Heimat von acht Unesco Welterbestatten, Orte von “außerordentlichem Wert fur die Menscheit”. WeiterlesenSAinfo reporter, mit Material von South African Tourismlast_img read more