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Leafs Jonathan Bernier on Nelson Mandela: “He Was a Tremendous Athlete”

Let’s just leave Jonathan Bernier be for a bit. But this is a really bad statement to make. Nelson Mandela’s one year anniversary of this death was this past Friday. He meant a lot to people everywhere especially for what he stood for. Even if you don’t know much about Nelson Mandela, you knew that he was definitely not an athlete. Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri had event,...
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Jonathan Bernier Doesn’t Know Who Nelson Mandela Is

On Friday night at an event called “The Giant of Africa”, the Toronto Raptors honored the late Nelson Mandela. It was the first anniversary of his death and the South African president and human rights icon was celebrated throughout their game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, with everything from special warm-up gear to videos throughout the […] The post Jonathan Bernier Doesn’t...
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Struggling Ghana will be difficult to beat at 2015 AFCON – South Africa coach Mashaba

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba mingles with fans during the Nelson Mandela Challenge match between South Africa and Ivory Coast at Mbombela Stadium South Africa coach Shakes Mashaba has admitted that Ghana will be a difficult side to beat at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations even though the Black Stars are struggling.The Black Stars are rebuilding their squad after a difficult World...
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Mandela Stadium ready to host Uganda-Ghana clash

[caption id="attachment_273537" align="aligncenter" width="398"] Aworker leveling the Namboole Stadium playing turf hours to the Uganda - Ghana clash[/caption]The Management of Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole has intensified the preparations prior to the long awaited kick off AFCON 2015 group E qualifier between hosts, Uganda and Ghana.“The playing turf is in a great...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mandela tributes before CWC matches

Fans will be asked to applaud Nelson Mandela before kickoff at all eight Club World Cup matches in Morocco this month. FIFA says spectators will be asked ''to stand together in unity to applaud and re-transmit Mandela's message of hope and love across the world.'' What FIFA is calling a ''Madiba Moment'' will begin when Raja Casablanca plays Auckland City to open the seven-team...
Via Fox Soccer
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

President Obama addressed a blonde at Nelson Mandela's memorial service & Michelle made him switch seats

President Obama addressed a blonde at Nelson Mandela's memorial service at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa...and Michelle made him move. [Barstool]**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Tribute to Nelson Mandela begins World Cup draw

Nelson Mandela was remembered with a video tribute to open the World Cup draw ceremony on Friday. The 90-second memorial montage included images of Mandela holding the World Cup trophy when FIFA awarded his native South Africa hosting rights for the 2010 tournament. The film began with sustained applause from guests and team delegations, who stood minutes later when FIFA President...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Player says he kissed Mandela's feet when they met

The first time he met Nelson Mandela, Gary Player got on his knees and kissed the former political prisoner's feet. Remembering his ''very tearful'' first encounter with Mandela, the nine-time major winner paused Friday to compose himself and hold back more tears. Mandela, the beloved former South African president and Nobel laureate, died Thursday at 95. Renowned as a fierce...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods on meeting Nelson Mandela: “It still gives me chills to this day”

Follow @ChiGolfRadio As we all know about the heart breaking passing of legendary South African leader Nelson Mandela, many golfers and media personalities have world number one, Tiger Woods. He talked about meeting him back in 1998 which was only a year after he won the Masters. He was playing in Sun City when he met the legend himself. I’ll let his words speak for themselves...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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