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For more than 170 years, Old Mutual has contributed to social development in South Africa by investing in local initiatives such as sporting events, education, arts and culture. The knowledge and experience gained from partnering with community groups and organisations on some of South Africa’s leading events has resulted in wisdom, and wisdom shared inspires others to do great things.

With this in mind, Old Mutual has developed a community platform for users to interact with and find useful information about the various events that are sponsored by Old Mutual, covering various interests including music, running, education, wine and social responsibility.

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July 31, 2012   |  Running
Here's a summary of  all the action on Monday (30 July) and Tuesday (31 July). Archery Women’s Individual, round of 32 eliminations. Karen Hultzer vs Pia Lionetti (Italy). The Italian, ranked 41st, beat Hultzer, ranked 124th, 6-2 to advance to the round of 16.   Badminton Women’s doubles, Group C round robin. Michelle Edwards and Annari Viljoen vs Greysia Polii and Meiliana Jauhari (Indonesia). Edwards and Viljoen went down 21-18 21-10 in……
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July 31, 2012   |  Running
I got onto the tubes yesterday morning on the way to the South African media centre, which is based not far from Kensington High Street. This is a three-train trip from where I’m staying in (Royal) Arsenal! Like virtually all trips around London at present its takes just over an hour. Standing on the platform for the final change I found myself looking through the carriage door at Ryk Neethling.……
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July 31, 2012   |  Running
Durban’s Chad le Clos secured a berth in Tuesday night’s 200m Butterfly final with a new South African record for second place in the first semi-final. "I am really happy. I really did not expect to get this far, I was very nervous earlier but I improved my personal best by almost a second,” enthused le Clos who was only 0,09 seconds off the African record. The 20 year old……
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July 30, 2012   |  Running
“I reached for the stars last night. 14 years of pain and dedication were paid off in 58.4 seconds last night:It’s definitely the perfect ending to my fairytales.” Cameron van der Burgh, South Africa’s first Olympic Gold Medalist for 12 years awoke this morning a changed man. “Waking up as an Olympic champion is like waking up with a new born baby – Something I’m going have to carry for……
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July 30, 2012   |  Running
An awesome result in swimming last night by Cameron van der Burgh gives SA a gold medal, the first for 12 years and a breakthrough that is much needed. I’ve posted on the event so not going there. Enough to say that its turned morale around in the camp, even although the others have not disappointed in their performances, but team must find it difficult to keep focused when results……
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