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Olympics: Rugby gets Tokyo Games test events back under way with three months to opening

Straits Times 22 Apr 2021
TOKYO (REUTERS) - The Tokyo Olympics organisers held a test event for rugby at Tokyo Stadium on Thursday (April 21), as they look to regain momentum in their preparations for the opening of the Games in three months ... The stadium was also the venue for the opening ceremony of the Rugby World Cup in 2019.
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Rugby gets Tokyo Olympics test events back underway

The Times of India 22 Apr 2021
The women, in their final match, simulated a game between Japan and South Africa that involved the two sides standing for the countries' national anthems. Tokyo Stadium will be the venue for rugby, which returned to the Olympics at Rio 2016 in the sevens format, from July 26 to 31.
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Draw for men's and women's Tokyo 2020 football tournaments confirmed

Inside The Games 21 Apr 2021
The two sides are set to meet at the Yokohama Stadium on July 22 after being drawn in Group D alongside Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia ... The Japanese women's team are set to be begin against Rio 2016 bronze medallists Canada at the Sapporo Dome on July 21 with the men scheduled to face South Africa at the Tokyo Stadium the following day.
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Football: Japanese teams draw challenging groups for Tokyo Games

Kyodo 21 Apr 2021
Hajime Moriyasu's men will open their Group A campaign against South Africa at Tokyo Stadium on July 22, the day before the Olympic opening ceremony. They will play Mexico at Saitama Stadium on July 25 and wrap up the group stage against France at International Stadium Yokohama three days later.
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Tokyo Olympics: Brazil, Germany in one group in football

Beijing News 21 Apr 2021
They will face South Africa, Mexico, and France. In what will be the opening match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Japan will take on South Africa in Tokyo Stadium ... The women's finalists will fight for the gold medal at Tokyo's iconic new Olympic Stadium, which will also be the setting for the Games' opening and closing ceremonies.
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Tokyo Olympics: Brazil, Germany in same group in men's football, Japan to take on South Africa in opener

Yahoo Daily News 21 Apr 2021
They will face South Africa, Mexico, and France. In what will be the opening match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Japan will take on South Africa in Tokyo Stadium ... The women's finalists will fight for the gold medal at Tokyo's iconic new Olympic Stadium, which will also be the setting for the Games' opening and closing ceremonies.
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Business as usual for Stormers despite uncertainty over Rainbow Cup

Independent online (SA) 20 Apr 2021
CAPE TOWN – Despite the uncertainty around the Rainbow Cup, Stormers coach John Dobson on Tuesday confirmed that it’s been business as usual on the training grounds ahead of their competition opener against the Sharks at Cape Town Stadium on Friday ... If South Africa’s participation ...
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Thiem 'fell into a hole' but plans for Madrid

Beijing News 20 Apr 2021
He said that while rivals such as Daniel Evans or Alexander Bublik may thrive without distractions, he suffers with the restrictions on movement during quarantines and the empty stadiums ... You were allowed to leave the hotel at 9 pm and enter an empty stadium ... Africa's Lloyd Harris.
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TTM and Chippa to face off in Nedbank Cup final in Bloemfontein

Independent online (SA) 19 Apr 2021
“We are pleased to announce the Free State Stadium as the venue for the 2021 edition of the Nedbank Cup ... "The stadium has hosted some of the most historic football events in the country such as the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations, a tournament that lives long in the memory of every South African as Bafana Bafana lifted the trophy for the time.
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SASCOC adds Veldskoen Shoes as off-field shoe sponsor for Tokyo 2020

Inside The Games 19 Apr 2021
"We can safely say, all systems are in place and with sponsors supporting the team, we are confident that the delivery of team South Africa to Tokyo Olympics will be successful." ... "And now, our little dream will be walking out of that stadium tunnel to the Opening Ceremony.
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Free State Stadium to host historic Nedbank Cup final

Beijing News 19 Apr 2021
"We are pleased to announce the Free State Stadium as the venue for the 2021 edition of the Nedbank Cup ... The stadium has hosted some of the most historic football events in the country, such as the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations, a tournament that lives long in the memory of every South African as Bafana Bafana lifted the trophy for the time.
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Free state stadium to host Nedbankcup2021 final

Supersport 19 Apr 2021
u201cWe are pleased to announce the Free State Stadium as the venue for the 2021 edition of the Nedbank Cup ... The stadium has hosted some of the most historic football events in the country such as the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations, a tournament that lives long in the memory of every South African as Bafana Bafana lifted the trophy for the time.
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Free state stadium to host Nedbank Cup final

Supersport 19 Apr 2021
u201cWe are pleased to announce the Free State Stadium as the venue for the 2021 edition of the Nedbank Cup ... The stadium has hosted some of the most historic football events in the country such as the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations, a tournament that lives long in the memory of every South African as Bafana Bafana lifted the trophy for the time.
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IPL 2021: AB de Villiers’ absolute carnage floors Kolkata

Indian Express 18 Apr 2021
De Villiers walked in when RCB were at 95/3 after 11.1 overs. From that point, he built a partnership with Glenn Maxwell ... Mixing aggression with caution, Maxwell and Devdutt Padikkal (25) revived the RCB innings after the early blows at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Surely South Africa, you have to find a way to play @ABdeVilliers17 in the #T20WorldCup.
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Five times the Proteas have failed to defend 200-plus in T20 cricket

Beijing News 16 Apr 2021
When South Africa beat the West Indies by eight wickets in the opening game of the ground-breaking 2007 T20 World Cup on these shores, they became the first team to haul in a 200-plus target ... South Africa (231/7) v West Indies (236/6), January 11, 2015 in Johannesburg ... South Africa (229/4) v England (230/8), March 18, 2018 in Mumbai.
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