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Fiji first to arrive for Rugby World Cup 2011

Fiji first to arrive for Rugby World Cup 2011

31 August 2011 Press Release Travel Events News

Fiji were the first team to arrive in New Zealand for Rugby World Cup 2011 and received a rousing airport reception which included traditional islander singing and dancing and a Maori ceremony of welcome. The arrival comes as the final preparations are put in place for the first World Sport Tourism Congress which will celebrate the boom in sports tourism during the climax of the World Cup.

RWC 1995: Mandela inspires Springboks

30 August 2011 Press Release Tourism News

Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990 paved the way for the end of apartheid in South Africa and the lifting of the international sporting boycott on the country.