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This unusual cloud formation resembling an eye was captured on the afternoon of September 30th in Hartenbos, Mossel Bay, South Africa

Eye in the sky Hartenbos Sept 30 2019

Every time I look at this image I see a different eye.. some times a baby, sometimes an old man, sometimes a dreamer..

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Five teams play in each of the four pools, with the top two teams in each group progressing to the knockout stage of the tournament.

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WEST INDIES TRI NATION SERIES (Confirm times on Supersport)

Date Against Place
Fri-6 June vs Australia Providence Stadium, Guyana (16h00)
Weds-8 June vs West Indies Providence Stadium, Guyana (16h00)
Mon-13 June vs Australia Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts (16h00)
Weds-15 June vs West Indies Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts (16h00)
Mon-20 June vs Australia Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados (16h00)
Fri-24 June vs West Indies Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados (16h00)


Date Time Place
Fri-Tues: Aug 19-23 10h30 Kingsmead, Durban
Sat-Weds: Aug 27-31 10h30 SuperSport Park, Centurion


Date Time Place
Sun-25 Sep 10h00 Willowmoore Park, Benoni


Date Time Place
Fri-30 Sep 14h30 SuperSport Park, Centurion
Sun-2 Oct 10h00 Wanderers, Johannesburg
Weds-5 Oct 14h30 Kingsmead, Durban
Sun-9 Oct 10h00 St George’s, Port Elizabeth
Weds-12 Oct 14h30 Newlands, Cape Town


Date Time Place
Thurs: Dec 15-19 10h30 Wanderers, Johannesburg
Mon-Fri: Dec 26-30 10h30 St George’s, Port Elizabeth
Mon-Fri: Jan 2-6 (2017) 10h30 Newlands, Cape Town



Date Time Place
Tues-10 Jan 10h30 Newlands, Cape Town
Frid-13 Jan 18h00 SuperSport Park, Centurion
Sun-15 Jan 14h30 Wanderers, Johannesburg


Date Time Place
Fri-20 Jan 13h30 Kingsmead, Durban
Sun-22 Jan 10h00 St George’s, Port Elizabeth
Fri-27 Jan 13h30 Newlands, Cape Town
Sun-29 Jan 10h00 Wanderers, Johannesburg
Fri-3 Feb 13h30 SuperSport Park, Centurion

Formula 1

2016 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX CALENDAR (South African Time)

Lap dist
Tot dist
18-20 Mar 07h00 Melbourne (Street) Australia Melbourne Circuit Clockwise 5.303km 58 307.574km
1-3 April 17h00 Sakhir Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit Clockwise 5.412km 57 308.238km
15-17 April 08h00 Shanghai China Shanghai International Circuit Clockwise 5.451km 56 305.066km
29 April-1 May 14h00 Sochi (Integrated) Russia Sochi Autodrom Clockwise 5.872km 53 309.745km
13-15 May 14h00 Barcelona Spain Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya Clockwise 4.655km 66 307.104km
26, 28-29 May 14h00 Monte Carlo (Street) Monaco Circuit de Monaco Clockwise 3.337km 78 260.286km
10-12 May 20h00 Montreal (Street) Canada Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve Clockwise 4.361km 70 305.27km


17-19 June 15h00 Baku (Street) Azerbaijan Baku City Circuit Anti-clockwise 6.006km TBC
1-3 July 14h00 Spielberg Austria Red Bull Ring Clockwise 4.326km 71 307.02km
8-10 July 14h00 Silverstone Britain Silverstone Circuit Clockwise 5.891km 52 306.198km
22-24 July 14h00 Budapest Hungary Hungaroring Clockwise 4.381km 70 306.63km
29-31 July 14h00 Hockenheim Germany Hockenheimring Clockwise 4.574km 67 306.458km
26-28 August 14h00 Spa-Francorchamps Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Clockwise 7.004km 44 308.052km
2-4 Sept 14h00 Monza Italy Autodromo Nazionale Monza Clockwise 5.793km 53 306.72km
16-18 Sept 14h00 Singapore (Street) Singapore Marina Bay Circuit Anti-clockwise 5.065km 61 308.828km
30 Sep – 2 Oct 09h00 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Sepang International Circuit Clockwise 5.543km 56 310.408km
7-9 October 07h00 Suzuka Japan Suzuka Circuit Both 5.807km 53 307.471km
21-23 October 09h00 Austin, Texas United States Circuit of the Americas Anti-clockwise 5.513km 56 308.405km
28-30 October 09h00 Mexico City Mexico Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez Clockwise 4.304km 71 305.354km
11-13 Nov 18h00 Sao Paulo Brazil Autódromo José Carlos Pace Anti-clockwise 4.309km 71 305.909km
25-27 Nov 15h00 Yas Marina Abu Dhabi Yas Marina Circuit Anti-clockwise 5.554km 55 305.355km


Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez Mexico 1:20.521 Nico Rosberg (2015)
Autódromo José Carlos Pace Brazil 1:11.473 Juan Pablo Montoya (2004)
Autodromo Nazionale Monza Italy 1:21.046 Rubens Barrichello (2004)
Bahrain International Circuit Bahrain 1:31.447 Pedro De La Rosa (2005)
Baku City Circuit
Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya Spain 1:21.670 Kimi Räikkönen (2008)
Circuit de Monaco Monaco 1:18.063 Daniel Ricciardo (2015)
Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Belgium 1:47.263 Sebastian Vettel (2009)
Circuit of the Americas USA 1:39.347 Sebastian Vettel (2012)
Hockenheimring Germany 1:13.780 Kimi Räikkönen (2004)
Hungaroring Hungary 1:19.071 Michael Schumacher (2004)
Marina Bay Circuit (Street) Singapore 1:21.046 Rubens Barrichello (2004)
Melbourne Circuit Australia 1:24.125 Michael Schumacher (2004)
Red Bull Ring Austria 1:08.337 Michael Schumacher (2003)
Sepang International Circuit Malaysia 1:34.223 Juan Pablo Montoya (2004)
Shanghai International Circuit China 1:32.238 Michael Schumacher (2004)
Silverstone Britain 1:33.401 Mark Webber (2013)
Sochi Autodrom Russia 1:40.071 Sebastian Vettel (2015)
Suzuka Circuit Japan 1:31.540 Kimi Räikkönen (2005)
Yas Marina Circuit UAE 1:40.279 Sebastian Vettel (2009)




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28 Six Nations: Scotland vs Italy
28 Six Nations: France vs Wales


1 Six Nations: Ireland vs England (Millenium Trophy)
14 Six Nations: Wales vs Ireland
14 Six Nations; England vs Scotland (Calcutta Cup)
14 FIRA Championship D1
15 Six Nations: Italy vs France (Trophee Ganbaldi)
21 Six Nations: Italy vs Wales
21 Six Nations: Scotland vs Ireland (Centenary Quaich)
21 Six Nations: England vs France
28 FIRA Championship D1
28 FIRA Championship D2


4 FIRA Championship D2
11 FIRA Championship D2
18 FIRA Championship D2
18 FIRA Championship D1
18 Asian 5 Nations Top 5: Korea vs Japan
25 FIRA Championship D2


2 Asian 5 Nations Top 5: Japan vs Hong Kong
2 FIRA Championship D2
9 Asian 5 Nations Top 5: Japan vs Korea
9 FIRA Championship D2
9 FIRA Championship D1
23 Asian 5 Nations Top 5: Hong Kong vs Japan
23 FIRA Championship D1
23 FIRA Championship D2
30 FIRA Championship D1


12 IRB Nations Cup
17 IRB Nations Cup
21 IRB Nations Cup


 8 New Zealand Tour: Samoa vs NZealand
12 IRB Pacific Nations Cup
17 Rugby Championship: New Zealand vs Argentina

Rugby Championship: South Africa vs New Zealand

19 IRB Pacific Nations Cup

Rugby Championship: Australia vs South Africa

25 Rugby Championship: Argentina vs Australia
26 IRB Pacific Nations Cup


4  IRB Pacific Nations Cup
8 Rugby Championship: Australia vs New Zealand

Rugby Championship: South Africa vs Argentina

8 Ireland Tour: Wales vs Ireland
15 Australia Tour: NZ vs Australia
15 Scotland Tour: Ireland vs Scotland
15 IRB Pacific Nations Cup

SA Tour: Argentina vs South Africa

15 France Tour: England vs France
22 England Tour: France vs England
22 Uruguay Tour: Japan vs Uruguay
29 Wales Tour: Ireland vs Wales
29 Uruguay Tour: Japan vs Uruguay


4  Scotland Tour: France vs Scotland
5 Georgia/Japan Tour: Georgia vs Japan
5 Ireland Tour: England vs Ireland
5 Italy Tour: Wales vs Italy

18 Sept-31 Oct: IRB Rugby World Cup

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IRB Rugby World Cup: South Africa vs USA

17 Quarter Final
18 Quarter Final
24 Semi Final
25 Semi Final



Uruguay Soccer news

  • Ambitious River touch down in Tokyo
    on December 8, 2015 at 10:22 am

    South American champions River Plate have arrived in Japan after a gruelling 30 hour journey, but there's no talk of tiredness or jetlag; just a desire to become world champions.

  • Matchday traditions around the world
    on November 27, 2015 at 3:23 pm

    We look around the world at some of the more varied elements that go into a day out at the football, from questionable culinary choice to journalists' pre-match tactical insights from the coach and eye-catching mascots.

  • Ecuador stay perfect as Argentina, Brazil win
    on November 18, 2015 at 7:48 am

    FIFA.com reflects on a dramatic night in South America's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, with big wins for Ecuador, Uruguay and Brazil and a vital away triumph for Argentina.

  • Argentina, Brazil back on track, Chile crash
    on November 18, 2015 at 2:40 am

    Argentina and Brazil reignited their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying campaigns with important victories on Tuesday as Copa America champions Chile crashed to defeat in their grudge match with Uruguay.

  • Trio eye summit, big two need points
    on November 17, 2015 at 9:30 am

    Ecuador aim to keep their table-topping Russia 2018 qualifying form going, while South American champions Chile travel to Uruguay and some continental heavyweights target much-needed wins.

  • The kick that changed the game Down Under
    on November 16, 2015 at 6:52 am

    On the occasion's tenth anniversary, FIFA.com hears from John Aloisi on the penalty that secured Australia's FIFA World Cup return after a 32-year wait.

  • Ecuador move clear as Brazil battle back to hold Argentina
    on November 13, 2015 at 8:26 am

    FIFA.com reviews the latest FIFA World Cup qualifying action in South America, where a 1-1 draw between Colombia and Chile handed Ecuador the chance to move clear at the top of the standings.

  • James strikes for Colombia as deluge sinks Brazil-Argentina
    on November 13, 2015 at 2:12 am

    Real Madrid star James Rodriguez returned to snatch a draw for Colombia against Chile on Thursday as Argentina and Brazil's long-awaited FIFA World Cup™ qualifying clash was postponed by torrential rain.

  • Superclásico topping the bill in South America
    on November 11, 2015 at 7:09 pm

    All the headlines ahead of the next batch of South American qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia undoubtedly are taken by Argentina facing Brazil, but Uruguay, Ecuador and Chile will look to maintain their 100 per cent records.

  • Golden Eaglets and a golden oldie
    on November 11, 2015 at 7:30 am

    Two goalscorers, one 16 and one 40, feature in a stats review that also includes a remarkable collapse in Austria and tributes to the defences of Inter Milan and FC Porto.

  • Happy Birthday to you!
    on October 25, 2015 at 8:17 am

    FIFA.com sends fond wishes Kurt Zouma, Denis Irwin, Doris Fitschen, Erik Jendrisek and the many others who are among those celebrating a birthday this week.

  • Chile 2015 to leave coaching legacy
    on October 23, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    FIFA.com sits in on a regional seminar for youth coaches, part of the legacy that FIFA is hoping to leave long after the conclusion of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile.

  • The nominations in tweets
    on October 23, 2015 at 1:08 pm

    How did the stars react when the shortlist for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or award was revealed? FIFA.com has compiled the best tweets on all things #BallondOr…  

  • Caceres sidelined by Cuadrado
    on October 14, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    Juventus defender Martin Caceres' run of bad luck has been compounded as a tackle from team-mate Juan Cuadrado has likely ended his hopes of playing against Inter Milan this weekend.

  • Trio break clear, Brazil up and running
    on October 14, 2015 at 8:53 am

    Uruguay, Chile and Ecuador made it two wins out of two on Tuesday to head the table in the South American qualifying competition for Russia 2018. FIFA.com reviews another intriguing matchday.

  • Willian brace lifts Brazil, Argentina held
    on October 14, 2015 at 5:47 am

    Brazil kick-started their South American 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying campaign with a 3-1 victory over Venezuela as Argentina gained their first point.

  • Pressure on Argentina, Brazil as quintet strive for six
    on October 13, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    Five sides will hope to make it maximum points from two outings in South American qualifying for Russia 2018, while Argentina and Brazil seek to respond from disappointing starts.

  • Happy Birthday to you!
    on October 11, 2015 at 10:40 am

    Renate Lingor, Cristian Stuani, Alex Scott and Mesut Ozil are among the famous footballers celebrating a birthday this week in FIFA.com's weekly feature.

  • Argentina, Brazil slump as Uruguay soar
    on October 9, 2015 at 8:18 am

    Uruguay and Ecuador were among the big winners as South America's Russia 2018 qualifiers kicked off with demoralising defeats for both Brazil and Argentina. FIFA.com reviews the action.

  • Brazil, Argentina upset as road to Russia begins
    on October 9, 2015 at 2:45 am

    Argentina slumped to a shock home defeat against Ecuador, while Brazil were beaten 2-0 by Chile on Thursday as upsets dominated the opening round of South America's qualifying campaign for Russia 2018.

  • Big names missing as Brazil return
    on October 7, 2015 at 2:12 pm

    A clutch of South American hopefuls will need to do without the likes of Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani and James Rodriguez as they start out on a qualifying road they hope will lead to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

  • Uruguay without Suarez and Cavani for opening qualifiers
    on September 18, 2015 at 4:36 pm

    Uruguay named its squad for their opening FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Colombia, notably with star strikers Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani missing out due to suspensions.

  • Fossati: Suarez is Uruguay's most influential player ever
    on September 4, 2015 at 5:06 pm

    Colourful Uruguayan coach Jorge Fossati discusses his eventful career which in recent years has been intertwined with Qatar, shares his views on La Celeste and also on the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

  • Happy Birthday to you!
    on August 16, 2015 at 10:19 am

    An England defensive stalwart, a Costa Rican FIFA World Cup hero, an Aussie striker and a Uruguayan defender all feature in our preview of the week's footballing birthdays.

  • The Preliminary Draw results in full
    on July 25, 2015 at 9:37 pm

    FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.

  • Brazil return to challenge upbeat Argentina, Chile
    on July 25, 2015 at 6:10 pm

    Brazil return to FIFA World Cup qualifying, Chile begin it as continental kings for the first time, and Argentina start out as the highest-ranked team in the world. FIFA.com previews the South American preliminaries for Russia 2018.

  • Stellar names lend a hand
    on July 24, 2015 at 4:40 pm

    On the eve of the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, FIFA.com takes you on a trip down memory lane by looking back at the careers of the star-studded Draw Assistants. 

  • Elated icons and fond farewells
    on July 22, 2015 at 7:36 am

    FIFA.com reflects on week of goalscoring feats and trophy success for Messrs Dempsey, Gerrard, Keane, Madjer and Alan, while highlighting the passing of Alcides Ghiggia and retirement of Celia Sasic.

  • History maker Ghiggia passes away
    on July 17, 2015 at 2:07 am

    Uruguay's Alcides Ghiggia, scorer of one of the most famous goals in football history, passed away on Thursday aged 88.

  • Maracanazo
    on July 16, 2015 at 10:31 am

    On its 65th anniversary, FIFA.com recalls how Uruguay came from behind to silence the Maracana and win the FIFA World Cup.

  • Happy Birthday to you!
    on July 12, 2015 at 10:57 am

    We preview the week's footballing birthdays, with a FIFA Puskas Award winner, a Mexican shot-stopper, a pair of FIFA Women's World Cup winners and a Spanish midfield metronome all celebrating.

  • One drought ends, another continues
    on July 5, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    FIFA.com looks back at the 2015 Copa America, where hosts Chile triumphed to earn their first ever invitation to the FIFA Confederations Cup, while other predictions and surprises came to light just months before the long road to Russia 2018 begins.

  • New Zealand sees stars emerge, Serbia sparkle
    on June 22, 2015 at 9:34 am

    Read FIFA.com's review of New Zealand 2015 ; a tournament which had drama, disappointments, spectacular goals, super saves, record-breaking moments and ultimately ended in success for Serbia. 

  • Setting sail for Uruguay
    on June 21, 2015 at 11:16 am

    Few journeys have been more arduous than that undertaken by the European competitors at the first FIFA World Cup in Uruguay, where four teams boarded ships to cross the Atlantic in search of glory.

  • Uruguay progress after Paraguay draw, Argentina edge Jamaica
    on June 21, 2015 at 12:48 am

    Holders Uruguay made sure of their place in the 2015 Copa America quarter-finals on Saturday after battling to a 1-1 draw with Paraguay in a rematch of the 2011 final, while Gonzalo Higuain fired the only goal as Argentina marked Lionel Messi's 100th appearance with an unconvincing 1-0 win over Jamaica.

  • Aguero diving header downs Uruguay
    on June 17, 2015 at 2:52 am

    Argentina impressed in a feisty, entertaining game against old rivals Uruguay, but they required a fine Sergio Aguero goal and some resolute late defending to edge victory.

  • Drama for hosts as Germany and Brazil battle through
    on June 11, 2015 at 3:47 pm

    The Round of 16 at the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 is now complete after four thrilling encounters. Brazil, Germany, Portugal and Uzbekistan progressed to the next round – but the tournament is over for hosts New Zealand.

  • Brazil see off Uruguay on penalties
    on June 11, 2015 at 11:19 am

    Brazil scraped into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup after penalties were needed to see them past Uruguay after two goalless hours of action in New Plymouth.

  • Messi, Neymar and Rodriguez decorate wide-open duel
    on June 10, 2015 at 6:13 pm

    FIFA.com previews the Copa America 2015, which, due to the emergence of Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, is poised to be thrilling event.

  • Brazil & Uruguay, a rivalry with history
    on June 10, 2015 at 1:36 am

    With 65 years of intense rivalry between them, Brazil and Uruguay's intertwined history is one of South America's most rich. With them set to meet once again in the Round of 16 at New Zealand 2015, FIFA.com recalls a few memories.

  • Passion overcomes adversity in Dunedin
    on June 9, 2015 at 10:59 pm

    Aaron Joy and Murray Taylor were fortunate to survive in February when their car was involved in a head-on collision. They told FIFA.com about this traumatic incident and their continued passion for football, Dunedin and the U-20 World Cup.

  • Defensive duties for Uruguay's student and teacher
    on June 9, 2015 at 1:07 pm

    Veteran Diego Godin and newcomer Josema Gimenez represent the blend of youth and experience that La Celeste will be banking on when they defend their Copa America title in Chile in the coming days, a task they discussed with FIFA.com.

  • The group stage in Tweets
    on June 8, 2015 at 4:05 am

     At an event like the FIFA U-20 World Cup, players are able to communicate their highs and lows with fans via social networks, so FIFA.com has selected a few Tweets that stood out during the group stages.

  • Happy Birthday to you!
    on June 7, 2015 at 6:16 am

    In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.

  • Guruceaga, Uruguay’s Mr Dependable
    on June 6, 2015 at 12:48 pm

    After helping his side reach the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 knockout stages, Uruguay goalkeeper Gaston Guruceaga caught up with ​FIFA.com​ to discuss the tournament and his pet dog Iker.

  • Free-kick feast as Portugal, Serbia top groups
    on June 6, 2015 at 9:43 am

    FIFA.com rounds up the action from a day that saw Portugal and Serbia top their groups, while Mali, Uruguay and Colombia reached the knockout stages and Senegal face an anxious wait.

  • Final standings in Group D determined
    on June 6, 2015 at 7:42 am

    After a 1-1 draw between Mali and Uruguay on the final day of matches in Group D at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 on Saturday, both teams were left level on points and goal difference. As per article 17.5 of the tournament Regulations, the position of each team was therefore determined by a drawing of lots.

  • Draw takes Mali, Uruguay through
    on June 6, 2015 at 7:04 am

    Mali and Uruguay have qualified for the Round of 16 after a 1-1 draw that left them facing the drawing of lots to decide which of the two finishes second in Group D.

  • Barça-Juve: Five battles in three cities
    on June 5, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    Barcelona and Juventus have contested five ties in four competitions in three cities. Ahead of their sixth showdown, FIFA.com recaps their head-to-head history.

  • Seven set for nerve-wracking finale
    on June 4, 2015 at 11:56 pm

    Groups C and D at the FIFA U-20 World Cup come to an end with seven of the eight teams still battling it out for places in the last 16. FIFA.com previews the action.