Here’s where South Africans can travel without a visa

first_imgSouth Africa has the most powerful passport on the African continent, with its citizens able to enter a full 90 countries across the world without a visa, and able to gain a visa on arrival at a further 31 countries.(Image: Pixabay)Brand South Africa reporterThis is according to the international Passport Index, which ranks passports of the world according to their total visa-free score. On the index, South Africa ranks at 48 – in the top-50 most powerful passports in the world.If you’re planning an international holiday, here is a handy guide to the countries South Africans can travel to without a visa, where a visa is issued on arrival, and where a visa is required.Countries visa-free to South AfricansAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaBahamasBarbadosBelizeBeninBotswanaBrazilChileColombiaCosta RicaDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEl SalvadorFijiGabonGeorgiaGrenadaGuatemalaGuyanaHaitiHondurasHong KongIndonesiaIrelandIsraelJamaicaKenyaKosovoLesothoMacaoMalawiMalaysiaMozambiqueNamibiaNicaraguaPalestinian TerritoriesPanamaParaguayPeruPhilippinesSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSingaporeSouth KoreaSt. Vincent and the GrenadinesSwazilandTanzaniaThailandTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaUruguayVanuatuVenezuelaZambiaZimbabwe Visa on arrival for South AfricansArmeniaBoliviaBurundiCambodiaCape VerdeComorosDjiboutiEthiopiaGuinea-BissauIranJordanKyrgyzstanLaosMadagascarMaldivesMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMauritiusMicronesiaNepalOmanPalauRwandaSamoaSeychellesTajikistanTimor-LesteTogoTurkeyTuvaluUganda Electronic Travel Authority visa required for South AfricansIndiaSri Lanka Visa required for South AfricansAfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAndorraAngolaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahrainBangladeshBelarusBelgiumBhutanBosnia and HerzegovinaBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoCameroonCanadaCentral African RepublicChadChinaCongoCongo (Dem. Rep.)Cote Divoire (Ivory Coast)CroatiaCubaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkEgyptEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaFinlandFranceGambiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGuineaHungaryIcelandIraqItalyJapanKazakhstanKiribatiKuwaitLatviaLebanonLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacedonia (FYROM)MaliMaltaMexicoMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMoroccoMyanmar [Burma]NauruNetherlandsNew Zealand (from 21 November 2016)NigerNigeriaNorth KoreaNorwayPakistanPapua New GuineaPolandPortugalQatarRomaniaRussian FederationSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSierra LeoneSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth SudanSpainSudanSurinameSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTongaTurkmenistanUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited States of AmericaUzbekistanVatican CityViet NamYemen Updated 14 October 2016Source: South African Department of Home Affairs Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See Using Brand South Africa material.last_img read more

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Injury-hit Sri Lanka gear up for World Cup final

first_imgTravelling all the way from Sri Lanka one would have expected the Islanders to take Thursday’s training session here at the Wankhede Stadium lightly ahead of the final on Saturday.But contrary to popular belief that the team would hit the acceleration pedal only on Friday, giving the senior players a chance to recuperate from the jet- lag, it was a strenuous training session for Sri Lanka with each of the players going all- out.The only exceptions were made for spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan – still recovering from an injury he sustained in the quarter- final against England – and Lasith Malinga.Although the Lankans have called up Chaminda Vaas and Suraj Randiv as replacements incase the injured duo of Muralitharan and Angelo Mathews fail to pass the fitness test, an ICC official present at the ground confirmed the world body hadn’t received any request as of Thursday afternoon.” Asking the technical committee for a replacement is a must. You just can’t draft someone into the squad. So I can’t confirm if they are actually coming. As of today afternoon, the ICC hasn’t received any requests for replacements. Maybe they are waiting for another day to check if the duo will be match- fit,” he told MAIL TODAY . At the nets, it was Tillakaratne Dilshan, Sri Lanka’s most prolific scorer in tournament, who took first strike with Thilan Samaraweera using the adjacent nets for some knocking. Dilshan was his usual self, hitting the net bowlers to every nook and corner of the ground.advertisementKumar Sangakkara, was a stark contrast as he preferred to play with a straight bat. Similarly, Mahela Jayawardene ensured that there was no weak link in his defense. Chamara Silva, though, used the long handle to good effect as he tonked the net bowlers through the ‘ V’. In fact, one of his shots almost smashed into the press box.With Murali in some sort of a doubt for the final, coach Trevor Bayliss took a close look at Ajantha Mendis, who hasn’t been very impressive in the tournament.Talking about Lanka’s chances in the final, coach Bayliss said that the two teams have played each other frequently in the recent past and anybody could triumph on the day.” This is the 36th time the two teams will meet since I took over as Lanka coach. So I would say we are quite used to each other’s strengths and weaknesses. We have beaten them in the past and don’t rule out doing so come Saturday,” he said.Bayliss did not rule out playing three spinners in the final. “The spinners have bowled really well and there is no reason why we shouldn’t play three spinners if the pitch demands. As far as Murali’s case is concerned, we will take a call on him only on Saturday morning. But there isn’t too much of a concern as he bowled without much trouble against New Zealand and can be expected to do the same,” he said.Bayliss wants his team to concentrate on its own strengths rather than India’s weaknesses.” I would want my boys to focus on their strengths and do what we do best. If we can play to our ability, we will surely be hard to beat,” he said.last_img read more

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AUSSIE MENS 30’S NIGHT OUT WITH THE STARS

first_imgAs many would already be aware, the 2006 Australian Sport Awards were held last Wednesday night, February 22nd, as Darling Harbour in Sydney. The Australian Mens 30’s Touch side was invited to attend the black tie event as a finalist in the ‘Masters Team of the Year’ award, after their stellar performance in claiming the 2005 All Nations Championships.  The afternoon began with team manager Mark Collins and Captain Phil Jarrett collecting Assistant Coach Charlie Borg from Sydney Airport, before meeting Coach David Collins at the Crown Plaza for some quick drinks to calm any nerves.After meeting team members Graham Knights, Kenny Nagas, Jason Yess, Tony Eltakchi and Scott Danswan, the team headed over to the Convention Centre feeling the excitement and anticipation of the night that lay ahead.Led to their table, the team walked past lights, camera and microphones, while walking shoulder to shoulder with sporting stars including Dawn Fraser, Liesel Jones, Paul Roos, Brad Kirk, Anthony Minichello and Brian Goorjian, just to name a few.The reality of what it meant to be named as one of three finalists in their division was beginning to hit home.With their category being the first award of the evening, the side did not have to wait long before they knew the result. Unfortunately, it was not to be, with the Australian Mens Over 55’s Athletics relay team taking out the award. The team had won two gold medals at the recent World Championships in Spain.The disappointment was keenly felt, as the team knew they had achieved fantastic results in New Zealand and were obviously competitive players hoping to win the award. But again, honoured to be named as a finalist, the team relaxed and sat back and enjoyed the rest of the evening together. When the awards were over the Aussie Mens 30’s made the most of their position, taking the opportunity to chat to and get some photos with a few of Australia’s sporting celebrities. After hearing Coach David Collins comment of much he admired and respected Sydney Kings and Australian Boomers coach Brian Goorjian, team member Kenny Nagas sought out the coach and asked him to come and chat to David Collins.David and Brian not only chatted in depth, but exchanged phone numbers, planning to attend each other’s training sessions, which for David was a great thrill indeed.The side then partied their night away, celebrating a great evening and their team’s success. They would like to thank everyone involved in the Touch community for the support and well wishes they received before the awards ceremony.last_img read more

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7 days agoLiverpool facing a jam-packed December schedule

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Liverpool facing a jam-packed December scheduleby Paul Vegas7 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool are facing a jam-packed December schedule with their squad being stretched to the limit over the festive period. Jurgen Klopp’s Premier League title chasers will have to play nine matches between December 4 and January 2. The FIFA Club World Cup semi-final and then final or third place play-off will take Liverpool out to Qatar between December 18 and 22. Just four days later, Klopp’s men face a Boxing Day clash away against Leicester.Three days after that, the European Champions welcome Wolves to Anfield.Liverpool kick off their December matches with the Merseyside derby on home soil before facing Bournemouth away, then RB Salzburg in the Champions League on December 10. Then comes another home game against Watford before the Club World Cup kicks off. On January 2, Liverpool face Sheffield United before then can have some recovery time for the first time in a month. last_img read more

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Magic Johnsons Son on Being Gay I Can Only

Magic Johnson’s 20-year-old son is surprised by the public interest in his being gay, something that he revealed to his supportive family several years ago.Earvin Johnson III, known as E.J., says he feels as if he’s coming out of the closet a second time and that he’s “reveling” in the experience — even though news of his sexual orientation broke publicly sooner than he had planned.In an interview posted Tuesday on the YouTube.com talk show “Gwissues,” Johnson said that he didn’t feel violated after TMZ recently revealed that he’s gay.“I always wanted to come into the spotlight,” he said. “I always had dreams and plans of doing my own thing and creating my own image, so it came a little sooner than I thought it would, but this is still something I knew I would be going through and would have to experience.”The younger Johnson is a junior at New York University studying event management and design with an interest in fashion, journalism and media.He said the public reaction has ranged from support to criticism, including online postings involving “nasty things about me and what I’m doing.”“It’s almost like they’re attacking me for being me and so to that I can only say, ‘Well, I can only be myself, so I don’t know really what you want me to do,’” he told “Gwissues” host and interviewer Howard Bragman, a publicist who recently began representing Johnson.Johnson’s father, who co-owns the Los Angeles Dodgers, retired from the NBA in November 1991 after announcing he had HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. His wife, Cookie, was pregnant with E.J. at the time. The couple also has an adopted daughter, Elisa, and Magic has an older son, Andre, from a previous relationship.“I am very, very, very blessed to have the family that I do,” E.J. Johnson said. “My parents have always been super supportive. My sister and I have always been really close and she’s been really supportive as with my brother. When it was time to come out, I was, obviously, scared as most people are. After I got all the love and support from my family, then I knew I could go out and conquer the world, I guess.”Johnson said he first came out to his mother, who approached him when he was 13 or 14 years old.“I told her how I was feeling and she obviously told me that she had known and always would love me anyway. The same thing happened with my dad like a year or so later,” he said. “Everyone has to get used to it. No parent is prepared 100 percent and fully for something like that. We all had to work and move forward.”Read more: ESPN. read more

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The Amazing Longevity Of Jaromir Jagr

It’s not often that a player is still a desired commodity days after his 43rd birthday, but that’s precisely what Jaromir Jagr, who was traded from the New Jersey Devils to the Florida Panthers on Thursday, appears to be.Despite recent frustrations over his playing time with New Jersey, Jagr could prove to be a useful short-term rental for the Panthers. He retains the same soft hands and keen vision that made him a five-time scoring champion. And like so many of hockey’s greatest offensive talents before him, Jagr has a knack for skating where the action is headed before it arrives. His trademark strength seems scarcely to have waned with time; he still has moments when he’s nearly impossible to knock off the puck along the boards.Jagr is by no means the player he once was. But it’s improbable enough that he is still a player at all, still part of the league more than 24 years after his NHL debut. He had been 81 days older than the league’s second-oldest active player — St. Louis Blues goaltender Martin Brodeur — but then Brodeur up and retired last month. Now, no current player was born within 25 months of Jagr.Of course, more than perhaps any major sports league, the NHL has had a place for ancient players. Three and a half decades ago, Gordie Howe — then the NHL’s all-time scoring leader — famously skated through a full 80-game schedule that concluded a week after his 52nd birthday. More recently, Chris Chelios was still manning an NHL blueline at age 48. And just last season, Teemu Selanne played at an age seven months older than Jagr is now. So it’s not quite unprecedented for Jagr to still be around at age 43 — and counting.But Jagr’s past few years have surpassed what just about any other NHL player has ever done in his dotage. Despite posting the leanest traditional numbers of his long career this year (more on that later), Jagr is1As of late last week. in the midst of the seventh-best adjusted point shares above replacement (PSAR)2A modification of the Hockey-Reference.com metric that assigns goaltending worth according to Tom Tango’s wins above replacement and re-allocates the remaining value such that forwards receive 60 percent of league PSAR in a given season, defensemen get 30 percent and goaltenders receive 10 percent. season by any skater aged 43 or older3As of March 1 of the season in question. since the NHL’s Original Six era began in 1942-43. What’s more, he was better last year: No non-goalie aged 42 or older has ever had more PSAR in a season than Jagr’s 6.9 in 2013-14.Plus, there’s a strong case to be made that the conventional stats — and the next-level metrics based off of them, such as PSAR — have undersold Jagr’s contributions to the Devils, particularly this season.As marvelous as they are for a player his age, Jagr’s basic numbers this year haven’t been eye-popping by the standards of other forwards logging as much ice time. In 53 games, he’s notched a modest 11 goals and 18 assists to go with a -10 plus-minus rating. (As a point of comparison, if Jagr had played to his career per-game averages, he’d already have 25 goals and 37 assists by now!) According to PSAR, which synthesizes box-score stats into a single-number representation of value, it’s been his worst season ever — and by no small margin. The 18-year-old rookie version of Jagr had 3.1 PSAR in 1990-91, after which he wouldn’t put up fewer than 4.9 PSAR in a single season again — until this year.Hockey’s recent statistical revolution, however, has brought with it more sophisticated ways to gauge a player’s contribution to his team. Its biggest lesson? That although goals and assists are great, there’s also a big advantage in simply helping your team keep possession of the puck.And as it so happens, Jagr is still one of the best players in the league at that.Over the past two seasons, Jagr’s Devils haven’t been an especially strong hockey club. They rank 24th in both point percentage4In the wacky world of the NHL’s standings, some measure of sanity can still be salvaged by dividing a team’s standings points by the total number of points handed out in its games. So, for instance, the winner of a regulation game would earn 2 out of 2 total points; meanwhile, the winner of a shootout would get 2 out of the 3 total points awarded, since the loser would also get 1 point. Among other things, this has the advantage of preserving a .500 record as the mark of an average team. and goal differential during that span, and while the team has undeniably been plagued by poor shooting and save percentage luck, they’ve also posted relatively unimpressive possession rates — except when Jagr is on the ice. With Jagr, New Jersey plays like one of the premier possession teams in hockey5The Devils’ zone start-adjusted 5-on-5 Fenwick percentage with Jagr on the ice would rank third in the NHL over the past two seasons.; without him, they play like one of the worst.Studying Jagr’s game, it’s not hard to see why this is the case. Although his stride — never the fastest even in his prime — is noticeably sluggish these days, he makes up for it with sheer hockey sense, constantly scanning the ice for passing opportunities or chances to extend possession by corralling loose pucks. Perhaps more importantly, he remains the master of shielding the puck with his 6-foot-3-inch, 240-pound frame, creating scoring chances for himself and others by cycling possession deep within the offensive zone.“I know … my strength,” Jagr recently told NHL.com’s Dan Rosen. “I like to play [in the] offensive zone on the boards. I still feel like I’m strong enough to beat anybody, [or] at least hold that puck. … Maybe I’m not going to beat that guy one-on-one like I used to, but I can still make a play from that corner from the cycle. That’s my strength. And in the playoffs, that’s the way you play.”This is why, with the NHL’s trade deadline approaching, Jagr was mentioned as a legitimate option for contending teams looking to upgrade their offense — particularly with the man advantage — before the playoffs begin. Ironically, it seems that as the league increases its emphasis on possession, Jagr’s value has only been heightened even as his goals and assists have receded with age. And for Florida, barely clinging to the hope of a playoff berth but with clear upgrades to be had on the power play and in advanced metrics, Jagr might be a good fit.On the other hand, what does it say about the state of the NHL in 2015 that a plodding 43-year-old future Hall of Famer could change a team’s postseason chances?Like many things in hockey, it’s a question that leads back to Howe. In the foreword to Howe’s (excellent) new autobiography, the great defenseman Bobby Orr marveled at Howe’s longevity: “Today, if a player cracks the top five in scoring in the NHL, he’s considered a star. Do it a couple of years in a row and you’re a superstar. … Well, Gordie Howe did it twenty years in a row. That’s right — twenty. How do you begin to do justice to a legacy like that?”It was undoubtedly an impressive run for Howe, but — counterintuitively — the ability of a man in his 40s (and even 50s) to still dominate a professional sports league might speak as much about the quality of play around him as to his own athletic gifts.In 1968-69 — the final year of the streak to which Orr referred — a 40-year-old Howe was nearly the best player in hockey, finishing second only to 26-year-old Phil Esposito in PSAR. And in his final season more than a decade later, Howe was serviceable enough to be a regular contributor. But the NHL of that era also underwent an enormous amount of upheaval between expansion, the emergence of a rival league (the World Hockey Association), and the influx of new talent (and a fresh playing style) from Europe.In some ways, the chaos of the 1960s and ’70s provided the perfect cover for an aging megastar such as Howe to keep his career rolling. We can see this in the percentage of total NHL PSAR going to various cohorts of skaters, grouped by age, over time:The 1960s saw the NHL’s first expansion since the Great Depression — marking the end of the Original Six era — and they also coincided with a major uptick in the production of older players, one that would not fully abate until the early 1980s. In addition to Howe, players such as Alex Delvecchio, John Bucyk, Jean Beliveau, Frank Mahovlich and Jean Ratelle all produced great seasons in their late 30s (and beyond).The present day also appears to be a haven for the comparatively superannuated. Starting in the early to mid-1990s, the fraction of league value produced by the oldest batch of NHL players swelled to levels not seen since the 1970s. While that proportion has decreased a bit today relative to its peak in the immediate aftermath of the NHL’s lost 2004-05 season, it remains higher now than at any point between 1974 and 1996.So Jagr’s longevity, impressive as it is, might also be a symptom of ongoing weaknesses in the state of pro hockey itself. Is it mere coincidence that the uptick began right when the NHL’s aggressive expansion plans of the 1990s were fully realized? Or that it lasted through the so-called Dead Puck Era and well into the post-lockout “New NHL“? It’s not clear.But regardless of where Jagr sits in the intersection between the NHL’s health and the twilight of his once-immense (and still formidable) skills, he remains a player to which attention is owed. The Panthers are picking up more than a living legend playing out the final act of his career — they’re nabbing a player who still offers many of the little advantages that could make a difference along the journey to the Stanley Cup. read more

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Naby Keita injury blow for Liverpool

first_imgLiverpool have announced that new signing Naby Keita will be absent for the next couple of days from training due to a neck injuryThe Guinea international has been a prominent figure in Reds’ pre-season games this summer following his arrival from Bundesliga side RB Leipzig earlier this month.But Keita was notably left out of Liverpool’s 2-1 2-1 win over Manchester City in New Jersey on Thursday.And now the club have made the announcement that they have chosen to leave Keita out of their training sessions for the next couple of days as a precautionary measure.Roberto Firmino, LiverpoolVirgil van Dijk praises Roberto Firmino after Liverpool’s win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Virgil van Dijk hailed team-mate Roberto Firmino after coming off the bench to inspire Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback win against Newcastle United.However, they did hint that the 23-year-old could still be available for Saturday’s International Champions Cup match against Manchester United.“Naby Keita is set to sit out training for the next couple of days as a precautionary measure as he recovers from a sore neck,” read a statement.“Keita will be afforded time to recover by not taking part in the immediate sessions, although he has not been ruled out of the fixture with Manchester United in Michigan at this stage.”Liverpool will face West Ham United at home for their opening game of the Premier League season on August 12.last_img read more

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Liverpool Karius joins Turkish club

first_imgLiverpool have confirmed that goalkeeper Loris Karius has joined Besiktas on loan, according to Sky Sports.The German shot-stopper leaves Anfield to sign for the Turkish giants on a two-year loan deal after the Merseyside club brought in a new first choice goalkeeper.The 25-year-old was named on the bench for Liverpool’s opening Premier League fixture of the season against West Ham, but left out of the squad against Crystal Palace and Brighton.Besiktas appeared to have confirmed the move on Friday by posting a graphic of Karius and Liverpool have now announced that their former number 1 will be moving to Turkey on loan this summer.Asensio, Vazquez give De Gea new nickname Henry Ikenna Ugwu – August 2, 2018 Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has been dubbed ‘Karius’ by Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez, according to ESPN.The Real Madrid pair of Asensio…The Turkish club have been in fine form so far this campaign, with two wins from their first two Super Lig games, and also in the hunt for a place in the UEFA Europa League group stages after a 1-1 with Partizan. Karius made 49 appearances for the Reds after joining from Mainz in 2016.Thirty-three of those appearances came last season, where he came under fire for his performance in the Champions League final, which included two errors that led to goals in the 3-1 defeat against Real Madrid.The former Mainz goalkeeper has come under heavy scrutiny since that game against Madrid despite apologizing to supporters and Liverpool’s decision to spend £67million on Alisson Becker ensured he had to leave Anfield in search of more regular playing time.last_img read more

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Tough start to the season Ayoze Perez

The Newcastle footballer believes this is the right moment to change the team’s fate and start adding points in the English Premier League seasonNewcastle United has lost four of their five matches, with one point coming in thanks to a drawing at Cardiff.And for footballer Ayoze Perez, the upcoming schedule should allow them to turn their season around.The Magpies will face this month: Crystal Palace, Leicester City, Brighton and Hove Albion, and Southampton.Cristiano Ronaldo, Nemanja Vidic, Manchester UnitedVidic: “Ronaldo is the most professional footballer I’ve seen” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Nemanja Vidic opened up on how a 21-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo’s professionalism left him stunned at Manchester United.“Now our league starts and it’s time to start getting points,” Perez told Sky Sports.“It has been quite a tough start to the season. We have had games against the top sides and we could have picked up some points, but we couldn’t. Now we are playing against a team in our league, which we can beat, and we are making sure we are ready for it.”“If you compare our situation with our performances we shouldn’t be where we are, but we have been playing against the top sides. Even with a perfect game you can get beaten, but only we can make it better,” he added.“Now is the time to get points, that’s the most important thing. It’s time to play against ‘normal’ teams and start doing what we did last season.” read more

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