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16 January 2019 7:26 AM Bevin wins Tour Down Under Stage 2 to lead

Adelaide - New Zealand time-trial champion Patrick Bevin swooped to take his first cycling World Tour stage and claim the overall lead in Australia's Tour Down Under on Wednesday. Bevin, 27, riding for the CCC Team, capitalised on confusion in the peloton sparked by a mass crash inside the final kilometre of the 122km second stage to power home in the finish 160

15 January 2019 9:02 AM PICS: Betty's Bay residents recall 'panic' as fire inched closer to homes

Residents in Betty's Bay are picking up the pieces after a fire raged through parts of the small town and other parts of the Overstrand area in the Western Cape over the last two weeks. The Overstrand fires have been raging since New Year's Day. To date, 31 homes have been destroyed and 28 were damaged. The fires have been contained and pose no danger 148

13 January 2019 4:30 PM Chiefs get crushed in Zambia

Cape Town - ZESCO United put Kaizer Chiefs firmly in their place, when they issued the South African team with a 3-1 drubbing at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Sunday. Chiefs now have it all to do in the return fixture of the CAF Confederation Cup Play-Off, scheduled to be contested later this month. Nothing is impossible in football. However, the Glamour 48

08 January 2019 6:09 AM Three Spanish climbers, guide, perish on icy mountain in Peru

Three Spanish mountaineers died with their Peruvian guide while climbing a snow-capped peak in the Andes, Peruvian authorities reported on Monday. The five-member party was attempting to scale the 5 150 metre Nevado Mateo mountain in the Andean Cordillera Blanca range when they were swept away on Sunday, authorities in the Ancash region said. The alarm 34

06 January 2019 8:06 PM Overstrand fire: R44 to remain closed overnight

The R44 between Gordon's Bay and Rooi Els will remain closed overnight as a fire that has blazed in the Betty's Bay area since New Year's Day spread to Koggelsbaai. Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said Clarence Drive on the R44 will remain closed through the night and will only reopen at 09:00 on Monday. This after the Overstrand fire that started 111

06 January 2019 7:35 PM Germany raises avalanche alert after female skier dies

Heavy snowfall in southern Germany and the death of a skier prompted authorities on Sunday to raise the avalanche alert warning in the Bavarian Alps to the second-highest level. The Bavarian avalanche warning service said it had boosted the alert level to four on a scale of five, warning of a "great danger of avalanches in the Bavarian Alps". A 20-year-old 36

03 January 2019 7:02 AM Choppers brought in to battle Betty's Bay and Pringle Bay fires

Air support has been brought in to battle a large fire in the Overstrand area in the Western Cape. The fire has devastated areas close to Betty's Bay, Pringle Bay, Hangklip and Rooi Els. "I'm still in the area at the moment and the air attack has been able to start; the helicopters are here and they are rapidly bringing the situation under control 202

02 January 2019 7:15 AM PICS: Vampire Diaries star kicks off 2019 in sunny South Africa

Cape Town – Nina Dobrev and Julianne Hough celebrated the start of the new year in sunny South Africa. The famous besties, along with a massive group of their family and friends, rang in the new year in the Mother City and shared it all with their followers on Instagram. Photos show The Vampire Diaries actress enjoying the warm weather by the pool as well as conquering 35

29 December 2018 7:03 PM JUST IN: Helicopter bursts into flames, killing entire crew near world's longest zipline in UAE

A rescue helicopter has crashed near the world's longest zipline, killing its entire crew in Ras al-Khaimah in the northeastern area of the United Arab Emirates. The state-run WAM news agency says the crash took place during a rescue mission at around 17:50 local time on Saturday. Officials did not immediately release a death toll. Videos posted online 98

21 December 2018 7:28 AM Paarl fire brought under control, no need for evacuations

A massive fire in the towering Paarl mountains is under control with no evacuations required, the Drakenstein municipality said on Friday. "There was and is no need to evacuate the area or homes," spokesperson Riana Geldenhuys said. This was after "aggressive" overnight firefighting operations, in spite of strong winds. Two helicopters started waterbombing 39