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Carol Tshabalala takes center stage in Rio at the 2016 Olympics

Carol Tshabalala

Award winning South African sports broadcaster and MC, Carol Tshabalala, has taken center stage in Rio at the 2016 Olympics.

Carol Tshabalala’s role at the Rio 2016 Olympics proves yet again that she truly is a global sports ambassador. It also provides another opportunity for viewers across the world to see just how versatile in sport Carol Tshabalala is.

“It’s special to be part of the team keeping Africa informed on everything that is happening with its athletes in Rio. This fourth Olympics experience has been memorable with South Africa performing the best it ever has since re admission to the Olympic family in Atlanta, 1996” shares Carol Tshabalala.

Carol Tshabalala has had the pleasure of talking about her Rio Olympic experience with celebrated Olympian Carl Lewis and actor Matthew McConaughey. From interviews along Copacabana beach, following the SA under 23 football team to Brasilia, watching Banyana Banyana’s campaign begin at the Olympic stadium, the D Tigers – Nigeria’s men’s basketball team’s gallant effort at the Carioca Arena in Barra, to interviewing our very own South African medalists, these are just a few of the highlights that Carol Tshabalala has experience in Rio thus far.

Always at the forefront of global sporting events, Carol Tshabalala reminds us why she is the undisputed First Lady of Sports.

Make sure to follow Carol Tshabalala on social media to view her Rio highlights in pictures and as she attends the women’s 800m final tomorrow where South Africa’s Caster Semenya is set to compete.

Connect with Carol Tshabalala:

Facebook: Carol SimplyCarol8 Tshabalala (https://www.facebook.com/SimplyCarol8)
Twitter: @SimplyCarol8
Instagram: @SimplyCarol8

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Carol Tshabalala to host the annual Premier Soccer League Awards taking place on 30 May 2016

Carol Tshabalala

Award winning South African sports broadcaster and MC, Carol Tshabalala, will be one of the hosts of the annual Premier Soccer League (PSL) Awards taking place on 30 May 2016 at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, Johannesburg.

The annual PSL Awards is the biggest awards celebration in local football and will be broadcast live on SuperSport (SS4) and SABC 1 from 20:30.

Carol Tshabalala has been hosting this prestigious awards ceremony for over a decade now and brings to the ceremony not only her unmatched knowledge and enthusiasm about soccer, but real insight about the PSL and their players.

“It’s always such a privilege to be one of the hosts at the PSL Awards. It’s one of the biggest nights of many soccer players’ careers and to be able to share these moments with the players knowing what they have gone through over the past season is truly heart felt” expresses Carol Tshabalala.

Carol Tshabalala has over the years proven why she is the undisputed First Lady of Sports with her brand being globally recognised and respected in the sports industry, and hosting events such as the PSL Awards is just testament to this.

Make sure to catch the live broadcast of the PSL Awards on Monday night and follow Carol Thabalala on social media for the build up to the event.

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Carol Tshabalala invited as a special guest of the NBA to attend the 2016 NBA All Star Weekend

Carol Tshabalala

Award winning South African sports broadcaster and MC, Carol Tshabalala, has been invited as a special guest of the NBA to attend the upcoming NBA All Star Weekend taking place from Friday, 12 February 2016, in Toronto, Canada.

This will be the 4th NBA All Star Weekend that Carol Tshabalala has been invited to attend as a special guest of the NBA.

Carol Tshabalala has over the years proven why she is the undisputed First Lady of Sports with her brand being globally recognised and respected in the sports industry. 2015 alone saw Carol Tshabalala invited to Program Direct the 6th Annual FIFA Women’s Football Symposium; Invited to speak at the Giants of Africa All-Star benefit event in honour of the late Nelson Mandela; and Invited to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Preliminary Draw just to mention a few.

Keep posted to Carol Tshabalala’s social media accounts to view her highlights in Toronto as she attends the 2016 NBA All Star Weekend.

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300 000 and counting OpenView HD

OpenView HD

OpenView HD – SA’s fast growing Free to Air multi-channel platform

South Africa’s first free to air digital satellite platform is now in 300 000 South African households. OpenView HD is growing in leaps and bounds, there has been 100 000 new decoder installations in the last four months alone.

The digital satellite television service, which was launched in October 2013,has seen some exciting new channels added, bringing the total to 20 TV channels and 8 radio stations.

Platco MD, Maxwell Nonge says: “The stronger retail partnerships have contributed to a 300% increase in uptake of OpenView HD decoders in the market. Although the platform is active in 300 000 Households, we are already looking forward to the next milestone and more OpenView HD households. 2016 will be an exciting year for OpenView HD with more channels on the horizon. This is after all a very concrete television service that comes with no monthly fees.”

Thanks to IS20 the acquisition of OpenView HD is most simple for the households that already have a satellite dish installed. All that needed to be done is for the decoder to be purchased and plugged in.

The platform offers viewers over 20 entertainment channels across multiple genres and languages including English, Zulu, Afrikaans and Hindi. In addition to the channel offering, viewers can also tune in to eight Radio stations, with new additions: YFM, Gagasi FM, Heart FM, OFM, LM Radio and Kaya FM.

“We constantly strive to secure content that is guided by focused customer research to ensure that the channels are in line with the target audience’s viewing patterns.” Added Nonge

OpenView HD is currently running a viewer competition: Customers that Activate new decoders before 31 December 2015 stand a chance to win a dream holiday for two to Mauritius in 2016‎, all expenses paid.

About OpenView HD
OpenView HD is the only free digital satellite platform in South Africa, powered by e.tv, which brings you a wonderful new world of entertainment – 20 new TV channels in digital quality. The decoder is available from all leading retailers from as little as R399 (excludes dish/installation). Households that already have a satellite dish installed only need to purchase a decoder. Decoders are available at R379 untill 24 December (at all Game Stores)

 

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Carol Tshabalala invited to speak at the Giants of Africa All-Star benefit event in honour of the late Nelson Mandela

Carol Tshabalala

Award winning South African sports broadcaster and MC, Carol Tshabalala, has been invited to speak at the second inaugural Giants of Africa All-Star benefit event of the late former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nelson Mandela, this Saturday, 5 December 2015, in Toronto, Canada.

The event is a tribute to celebrate Mandela’s life and special guests currently slated to attend include sports legend Didier Drogba, as well as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Tokyo Sexwale from the Nelson Mandela Foundation and international models Alek Wek and Winnie Harlow.

The Giants of Africa will feature a panel discussion inside the Toronto Raptors’ practice court following the Raptors’ game against the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors.

Carol Tshabalala MC’ed the inaugural edition last year with Wolf Blitzer and has proven yet again to be the undisputed queen of sports broadcasting with the numerous high profile invitations she has received this year alone.

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The First Lady of Sport, Carol Tshabalala, joins a panel of African football experts

Carol Tshabalala BBC African Footballer of The Year

Award winning South African Sports Television Presenter and MC, Carol Tshabalala, also known as The First Lady of Sport, will form part of an elite 3 man panel of African football experts to discuss and announce the 5 BBC African Footballer of The Year finalists this Saturday, 14 November 2015.

“It is a real privilege to join a panel of renowned former footballers seen and respected as an authority in not only African football but world football as well” expresses Carol Tshabalala.

The reveal of the 5 BBC African Footballer of The Year finalists will be live on BBC’s Sport Show from 12h10 to 13h00 CAT, as well as live on BBC radio, Sportshour, on the BBC World Service.

Carol Tshabalala is time and time again positioned as a thought leader and authority in her field, and being asked to join this panel is just testament to her relevance and contribution to sports.

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Carol Tshabalala attended the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Preliminary Draw

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The First Lady of Sports Carol Tshabalala attended the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Preliminary Draw

Award winning South African Sports Television Presenter and MC, Carol Tshabalala, also known as The First Lady of Sports, recently attended the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Preliminary Draw as a guest, which took place in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Connect with Carol Tshabalala to view some of her highlights.

Facebook: Carol SimplyCarol8
Twitter: @SimplyCarol8
Instagram: @SimplyCarol8

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