Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Parkruns speeding along just nicely in Buffalo City as it marks...

By DDC - The past weekend saw parkrun international celebrate 13 years of the phenomenon that started with just 13 runners in Bushy Park, London in 2004. Bruce...

Border tune in for battle at Centurion

A confident start is what the Border semi-professional team will be gunning for when they get their 2017-18 Sunfoil 3-Day Cup season under way...

Ndungane set to call it a day for the Sharks

By Ross Roche Sharks legend Odwa Ndungane will be hanging up his boots at the end of this season after an illustrious career that has spanned...

WELL DONE:

Owethu Moloyi, a Grade R pupil at African Angels Independent School, had her picture selected by the Santam Child Art online exhibition for next...

EL to host national slot car action

FOR the 40th time, East London will host this year’s South African Model Car Association (Samca) National Championships. Samca was founded in 1963 and is...

Embarrassment looms for Bafana after only 300 tickets sold to World...

BY SAZI HADEBE Bafana Bafana are facing the embarrassment of playing in front of the lowest ever attendance to an official international match after it...

Van Niekerk‚ Manyonga‚ Semenya nominated for the IAAF’s World Athlete of...

BY DAVID ISAACSON South African world champions Wayde van Niekerk‚ Luvo Manyonga and Caster Semenya have been nominated for the IAAF’s World Athlete of the...

Wizard on wheels car show 2017

All the old, new and exotic vehicles were on show at the Port Rex field from this morning.

Standing ovation for giving Fish SUP crack

EAST Londoner Royden Gaylard was the only paddler who attempted the Pre-Fish River Canoe Marathon on a stand-up paddle board (SUP) this year and...

TREE-MENDOUS EFFORT

 Lilyfontein’s Eco Club, headed by matric pupils Esona Mgoma and Hluma Mnyengeza, had the privilege of celebrating Arbor Week with a tree-planting ceremony at...

Congrats to karatekas in Canada for world champs

CONGRATULATIONS to the East London and Queenstown karatekas who will be representing South Africa at the seventh Karate-do Goju-kai Global Championships in Vancouver, Canada,...

Legends Marathon 2017

Future stars

George Randell Primary School’s under-7 rugby team recently took part in their final festival of the season at Hudson Park Primary. The school would...

Bullseye for EL club

Buffalo Archery Club right on target with haul of eight medals THE Buffalo Archery Club recently took home eight medals at the National Archery in...

Event shows judo is growing in Border

THE first Henny Boel Open Judo Championship took place at the Selborne Primary School hall recently. The inaugural event on September 2 was to celebrate...

Fun K2K to boost school’s coffers

Bigger and better race on cards FOR five years, the Harcourts Ride for Education cycle race from Kwelera to Kei Mouth (K2K) has raised funds...

25th Annual Caltex Sole Destroyer: gallery

In spite of the rain, mud and general gloomy weather, over 500 runners took part in the 25th annual Caltex Sole Destroyer early on Sunday...

Francois Hougaard sole casualty of Boks’ 57-0 annihilation by the All...

Scrumhalf Francois Hougaard was the sole casualty of Saturday's 57-0 Albany annihilation against New Zealand while Raymond Rhule retained his place. Hougaard was dropped from...

Selectors face tricky headache when AB De Villiers returns for the...

Cricket South Africa (CSA) convener of selectors Linda Zondi has admitted that finding a suitable place for Quinton de Kock in the Test batting...

City’s best face the world’s best

Eight Buffalo City athletes will be taking on the best in the world this week as they compete in the 2017 edition of the...

Brave fight just not enough for Border

By Ross Roche The 2017 Africa Cup semifinalists were confirmed at the weekend after pool D was battled out at Buffalo Park, with KwaZulu-Natal Inland emerging...

Border karters rev up the track

Smith on a roll at club champs GEOFF STEPHEN ROUND 5 of the Border Karting Club championships took place on Saturday and some more high-paced action...

FANTASTIC FELINE

Light House School Grade 7 pupil Danika Nel won a double gold award for her paper mache cat at the recently held Buffalo City...

Selborne sizzle in Dale derby

Selborne made a great start to their cricket season with some very convincing wins over their rivals Dale College from King William’s Town at...

Border Blacktips reel in Challenge Shield again

Weather, fish ‘come to the party’ THE RASSPL Border Blacktips rock and surf angling team held their fourth competition of the season along the beautiful...

Feast of football action at Breidbach’s Goodwill Games

A CARNIVAL atmosphere filled Breidbach Sports Grounds for the fifth annual Goodwill Games held between the Breidbach Football Association and EL Central at the...

Fun for all at popular Nite Series

RACE week for the Out the Green Box Nite Series is here as the new and improved Lavender Blue route gets ready to host...

Biathle duo to take on world

Super-fit young biathletes need funding for trip HUDSON Primary School pupils Luke Tinhof and Samantha Mouton will represent South Africa at the Biathle World Championships...

Border start Africa safari on the home front

The cricket season gets under way on the Border this weekend as the fourth leg of the 2017 Africa Cup takes centre-stage at Buffalo...

ARTY CLASS

The Grade 3s at Clarendon Preparatory enjoyed making paper mache birds with teacher Melissa Bottcher. Sharon’s Art School runs the Grade 2 and 3...

‘Extra-special’ legends heritage tournament on cards

SPORT fanatics from King William’s Town and surrounding areas will be entertained with a fun- filled day at the fifth annual Africans Sport Club...

EL pupil off to Rome to test open waters

TAYLA Botha, 15, has been selected to represent South Africa in open water swimming at the Len Cup, part of the European National League...

Sole Destroyer just around the corner

Popular race tough but scenic FOR 25 years and still going strong, the Caltex Sole Destroyer half marathon has tested the endurance and stamina of...

Mahlambi joins Al Ahly in a four-year deal set to net...

BY MARK GLEESON Phakamani Mahlambi has joined Al Ahly of Egypt in deal that is likely the biggest involving any South African club and will...

Fast and furious

Capris, bikes rev up the action at Border Motorsport Club champs SATURDAY greeted Border Motorsport Club (BMC) with a beautiful spring sunrise, with the promise...

Five reasons why Bafana Bafana will beat Cape Verde

BY TIYANI MABASA If you were a betting man‚ you would probably give Bafana Bafana a straight win over Cape Verde in Tuesday's 2018 World...

Goodwill Games to produce fireworks at Breidbach venue

THIS year’s edition of the Goodwill Games football tournament hosted by Breidbach Football Association (Brefa) and East London Central Local Football Association (ELCLFA) is...

Selborne ‘significance’

STARTED by the Selborne College U16A rugby coach Jono Kruger, the Tries for Lives initiative has raised R15000 for the King's Children's Home and...

Ncita believes the fight game is losing much of its lustre...

By MFUNDO PILISO Retired professional boxer from Mdantsane Welcome Ncita thinks going back to basics could bring amateur boxing to its former glory in the township. Speaking...

Benjamin pips local star, Emslie, to SA surfing title

Emslie just falls short AN overwhelmed Brandon Benjamin of Cape Town Surfriders became the 52nd South African Men’s Champion at Nahoon Reef on Sunday, beating...

Anglers line up for fishing event

Border Blacktips host outing at Hamburg, Birha THE Border Blacktips RASSPL (Rock And Surf Super Pro League) team will be hosting their fourth Rock n...

Pocket dynamo does trick yet again at Midmar

By Ross Roche East London triathlon star Cindy Schwulst was in superb form over the past weekend as she powered her way to victory in the...

Emslie can’t hide his pain after falling short

By Ross Roche The 2017 Mercedes-Benz SA Surfing championships came to a climatic conclusion on Sunday afternoon when Cape Town Surfrider Brandon Benjamin and eThekweni Surfrider...

High school festival to have on point entertainment

WITH the aim of bringing communities together, Greenpoint High School in Buffalo Flats will host their 12th Annual Festival on Saturday. The festival forms part...

Hudson star selected for T20 global showpiece

By Ross Roche Hudson Park High School fast bowling sensation, Akhona Mnyaka, became the youngest selection for the money-spinning T20 Global Destination League when he became...

EC pupils reach new heights

By MFUNDO PILISO Rural community school in Potsdam, Qasana High took the top honours in the Peppy Thomas Foundation (PTF) sport tournament, while Ngcelwane High proved...

Gavin Hunt frustrated by Wits’ poor start to the season

BY NICK SAID Gavin Hunt was left frustrated again by his team’s inefficiency in front of goal that has seen them winless in their opening...

Top teams compete in Dispatch race

By Ross Roche In perfect weather conditions for cycling, close to 400 cyclists turned out to take part in the 2017 Daily Dispatch Cycle Tour race...

Selborne pupil at top of his squash game

Worth ranked first in U16 SA Schools Squash SELBORNE College pupil Tristan Worth has been ranked first in South African Schools Squash in the U16...

King netball action continues

Zwelitsha All Stars centre Sinoxolo Sentile aims to pass the ball during their King William’s Town Netball Association league game played against Sweetwaters All...