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Edwill van Aarde dies at 85

# Well-known former SABC Afrikaans radio and television broadcaster, Edwill van Aarde, died last night at the age of 85. He passed away in a hospital in Krugersdorp after a long illness. During his career, he broadcast more than 500 cricket and 130 rugby matches, as well as 12 Comrades Marathons and five Wimbledon men’s finals. He was also known as the presenter of the Afrikaans TV quiz show Flinkdink. He is survived by his wife Piena, his children, Antoinette and Cobus , six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.