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#WeLoveCapeTown – cast your votes by 20 March!

Voting for WWF’s Best-loved Sustainable City closes on Thursday 20 March, 2014, so everyone who loves Cape Town needs to declare this online before then to generate votes for the Mother City.

Cape Town Naked Bike Ride 2014: Share share your #WeLoveCapeTown messages

The 2014 Cape Town Naked Bike Ride takes place on Saturday, 8 March – and it’s a fantastic (and cheeky!) opportunity to show how much #WeLoveCapeTown.

Cape Town on the National Geographic Channel: watch The World in Two Cities

The National Geographic Channel is currently screening a documentary called The World in Two Cities, in which travel expert Andrew Evans explores Cape Town and Durban. The documentary airs around the world on various dates for the next few weeks, including countries such as England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, India, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and France.

Two Oceans Marathon 2013 results: David Gatebe from South Africa takes the win

The 2013 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon was won by South African David Gatebe, who is now R250 000 wealthier than he was when he woke up early this morning. His time was 3:08:56.

City Sightseeing Blue Route: an affordable way to explore some of the Cape Peninsula

The City Sightseeing Blue Route double-decker bus tour is probably the most affordable and efficient way to explore parts of the Cape Peninsula, including attractions such as the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Groot Constantia wine estate, the World of Birds, Hout Bay, Camps Bay, Sea Point and various parts of the Cape Town city centre.

Absa Cape Epic 2013 results: Burry Stander-SONGO team take the win

The 2013 Absa Cape Epic concluded at Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West today and was won by Christoph Sauser and Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Burry Stander-SONGO team.

Super Rugby: Will Stormers end Brumbies’ winning streak?

Australian Super Rugby team the Brumbies, who are coached by former Springbok IRB Rugby World Cup-winning coach Jake White, have won all four of their Super 15 matches so far this year. They have also won their last seven away matches. This evening they go up against the Stormers at Newlands in Cape Town, with kick-off at 19h10 CAT (GMT +2). The question is, can the home team end the Brumbies’ winning streak?

Cape Argus 2013 results: Herman Fouche claims his first win

Find out who won the 2013 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour, and where to get your result if you took part.

Skrillex in Cape Town: Photos and video

After seeing Skrillex live at the West Coast Show Ranch in Cape Town last night, I’m convinced that this 24-year-old is a musical pioneer worthy of all the acclaim and awards he has picked up so far, regardless of what the haters and the critics have to say.

Visit Cape Town after your African safari

While one week isn’t sufficient time to properly explore Cape Town, let alone Africa, this timeframe is a reality for many travellers, and thousands manage this every year.

J&B Met 2013 photos: Made to Fly

The 2013 J&B Met took place at Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs today, attended by more than 40 000 people.

J&B Met 2013 results: Martial Eagle takes the glory

The 2013 J&B Met was won by Martial Eagle, a seven-year-old gelding, ridden by Aldo Domeyer and owned by Yogas Govender, who is now R2.5 million richer.  The odds of Martial Eagle winning were 80-1 and the result stunned the crowd, who had largely backed the favourite, Jackson, who disappointed by finishing fifth.

South Africa vs New Zealand cricket: records tumble at Newlands

South African cricket fans in Cape Town aren’t sure whether to celebrate thrashing New Zealand by an innings and 27 runs, within three days, or be grumpy about the fact that there is no cricket to watch this weekend.

South Africa vs New Zealand cricket in Cape Town: see why Newlands is so highly rated

The first cricket Test between South Africa and New Zealand takes place at Sahara Park Newlands in Cape Town from January 2 to 6. By this time, the teams will have concluded a three-match T20 series and will be ready to do battle on the ground that The Cricketer magazine rates as the second-most beautiful ground in the world after Lords.

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts 2013 line-up: Toya Delazy, Goldfish, Freshlyground and many more

The 2013 leg of the Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts features performers such as Toya Delazy, The Parlotones, Mi Casa and local crowd favourites Goldfish and Freshlyground. If you are going to be in Cape Town anytime between now and April, keep a Sunday afternoon free to go to one of these gigs.

MC Hammer in Cape Town: Can’t touch this!

MC Hammer hosted the second awards ceremony of the 34th annual Loerie Awards in Cape Town. Watch a video of him busting a few moves, as well as one in which he shares his thoughts about Cape Town.

Loerie Awards 2012: Saturday night review

Last night the Cape Town International Convention Centre hosted the first awards ceremony of the 2012 Loerie Awards.

Top gay travel destinations: Cape Town recognised in Out Now survey

Cape Town is among the top 20 gay travel destinations, according to a survey conducted by Out Now Business Class,who specialise in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender market. This comes after Clifton 3rd was last year named among the top 10 gay beaches in the world by GayCities.com.

Loerie Awards 2012: It’s all happening in Cape Town this week

The 34th Annual Loerie Awards is underway and there will be a large amount of activity taking place in Cape Town this week, with the awards evenings taking place on Saturday and Sunday.

Melvin Böcher of @traveldudes talks about Cape Town

German travel blogger Melvin Böcher has been loving his time in Cape Town as a guest of Cape Town Tourism. He’s been staying at a villa in Camps Bay and he’s enjoyed adventure activities such as climbing Table Mountain and cage diving with sharks.

Charley Boorman in Cape Town: Photos and video

Charley Boorman, famous for television shows such as The Long Way Round, led a cavalcade of around 200 bikers from Stellenbosch to Cape Town today. The cavalcade ended their journey on Signal Hill and Boorman took time to sign autographs and pose for photos with fans.

Manchester United in Cape Town: What a match!

Yesterday’s 1-1 draw between Manchester United and Ajax Cape Town was possibly the most exciting game of football played at Cape Town Stadium so far and the fans got full value for money, despite having to endure a fair amount of rain.

CNN world’s 10 most loved cities: Cape Town is there

CNNGo, the travel wing of CNN International, has listed Cape Town as one of the World’s 10 Most Loved Cities, adding to the Mother City’s long list of accolades.

National Geographic in Cape Town: An interview with Andrew Evans

Andrew Evans, also known as the Digital Nomad, who has been in Cape Town filming a documentary for National Geographic, says he has a dream to return to Cape Town for six months. He describes the city as “the great central station of all the continents,” and has wanted to visit for a long time.