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iMaverick: Life and Sport, Friday 26 August

By iMaverick Team 26 August 2011

Ras Dumisani and Ard Matthews should sing a duet; Joost goes for experimental treatment; Gio Aplon isn't fussy about his position; preview of this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix; Aussie journos won't play nicely with the IRB; and Felipe Massa gunning for victory. By iMAVERICK TEAM.

AN ADVICE TO RAS DUMISANI AND ARD MATTHEWS

In the latest instalment of Ardgate, Dumisani has accused Matthews of not being able to sing. But why be a hater? We reckon they’d sing a great duet. By THERESA MALLINSON.

JOOST BANKS ON EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT TO SAVE HIS LIFE

Former Springbok captain Joost van der Westhuizen was diagnosed with motor neuron disease. It is considered incurable and barely treatable. Van der Westhuizen has been given less than five years to live, and is now to undergo an experimental stem-cell treatment.

APLON: ‘PICK ME COACH, I’LL PLAY ANYWHERE!’

Springbok flyer Gio Aplon has no qualms about where he’s required to play for South Africa at next month’s Rugby World Cup.

BELGIAN GRAND PRIX: PREVIEW

It has been four agonising weeks since we’ve had a Formula 1 race. But, finally, the summer break is over and this weekend’s grand prix at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit is gonna be good ’un. By OSIAME MOLEFE.

AUSSIE PUBLISHERS GIVE IRB THE FINGER

In a defiant move that will see Australian journalists writing their reports outside the stadiums or even back home, news publishers have refused to sign the IRB’s press accreditation terms for the Rugby World Cup. By STYLI CHARALAMBOUS.

MASSA KEEN TO END F1 DROUGHT

Felipe Massa admits he is looking to end his long victory drought during the latter half of the 2011 Championship.


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