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NELSON MANDELA RUMORS

Man United icon Ronaldo pens powerful tribute to Nelson Mandela

Despite all the rumors and gossip (and even banners being towed by airplanes above football matches) this autumn, Cristiano Ronaldo is not returning to Manchester United. one of the greatest footballers in history, and perhaps the greatest player alive today is not leaving Real Madrid to return to Old Trafford. But what Ronaldo wrote today isn’t about club, or league, or even...
Via The Sports Bank
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Ghanasoccernet
21 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...
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
Via Bob's Blitz
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Mandela tributes before each Club World Cup match

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Nelson Mandela tournament shifted next week

The Nelson Mandela Championship golf tournament will end one day early next week to recognize the state funeral for the late president. This is the second year the tournament is part of the official European Tour schedule. It was scheduled for Dec. 12-15 at Mount Edgecombe Country Club. The European Tour and Sunshine Tour say it will now start on Wednesday and end on Saturday. ...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Boxing great Muhammad Ali pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

Muhammad Ali paid tribute to Nelson Mandela as a symbol of forgiveness who inspired others to ''reach for what appeared to be impossible,'' as the boxing great joined in mourning the death of the South African anti-apartheid leader Thursday. The icons who shared a boxing background met twice -- once in South Africa and once in North America, said a spokeswoman for...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 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...
Via The GP Golf Report
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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