Cape Town in the news:
- Bancroft back with Aussies for Ashes trial: It means the match will mark the first time that the trio of Bancroft, David Warner and Steve Smith will all be on the field together since the dramatic Test in Cape Town last year. “He’s got on with …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Australia’s Maxwell, Stoinis Out of Ashes Calculations: Former captain Steve Smith and openers David Warner and Bancroft have all been included, the first time the three have been selected in an Australia squad since serving lengthy bans for the …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- Australia A derby squad: Bancroft, Carey selected for final Ashes audition: It will be the first time Bancroft has worn the Australian kit since the ball-tampering saga in Cape Town last year, where he was handed a nine-month ban from international cricket. Chief selector …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
- James Small: The rugby rebel who Mandela never forgot: At the time of his death, Small had moved from Cape Town to Johannesburg to be close to his two small children. He had sold a successful restaurant in Cape Town and was looking for new opportunities …: “Cape Town” – BingNews
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Quick Cape Town Fact: Legend has it that in the 1930’s a local Cape Town newspaper claimed that Cape Town was the only city in South Africa that could justly call itself a metropolis. The public took to this description and because the word metropolis is taken from the Greek derivative of meter or metros meaning mother and polis meaning city, the nickname of “Mother City” was born. Although some people joke everything in Cape Town goes at a slower pace compared to Johannesburg – everything takes nine months.