Monday, September 16, 2019

Caster Semenya signs for Janine van Wyk Football Club

Mahlatse Mphahlele South African Football Association (Safa) acting chief executive Russell Paul says the signing of Olympic and world 800-metre champion Caster Semenya by JVW...

Sole Destroyer is for all

Enthusiastic runners are encouraged to join in the 27th annual Caltex Sole Destroyer race on September 14 and 15, hosted by the Oxford Striders...

Breakfast run raises R20,000

Some East London residents started off their Saturday morning at a pace by taking part in at the Beacon Bay Retail Park Breakfast Run. The...

All set for the SPAR Daily Dispatch Fun Run

Exercise enthusiasts can look forward to The family-friendly SPAR Daily Dispatch Fun Run that takes will take place at the Orient Beach on Sunday,...

Locals dominate MBSA Surf Championships

Buffalo City Surfriders were on top form at the 54st annual Mercedes- Benz South Africa (MBSA) Surfing Championships held which took place at Nahoon...

Rugby and netball teams from across EC battle it out at...

There was much excitement to be had as Hudson Park High School hosted the Twizza Sevens U15 and U17 Rugby and Netball Tournament over...

True grit needed for Expedition Africa

For some, the Mascarene Islands, consisting of Mauritius and Reunion, represent a tropical vacation paradise. For the hundreds of athletes preparing to take part...

Dyantyi faces minimum four-year ban if the substance in his system...

Springbok and Lions winger Aphiwe Dyantyi faces the prospect of a minimum four-year ban if the substance in his system is an anabolic steroid. Dyantyi...

Who’s who? A guide to US Open stars’ first round rivals

Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka are the defending champions at the US Open, where old rivals Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova meet in a...

Springbok Eben Etzebeth denies ‘assault’ in Langebaan

Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth has been accused of assaulting a man and using racial slurs at the weekend in Langebaan, about 120km north of...

Aphiwe Dyantyi ‘B’ sample to be tested this week after failed...

Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi’s ‘B’ sample following a positive drug’s test will be done on Tuesday and the findings should be public by the...

Sport analyst David Kekana has died

TimesLIVE has learnt that well-known sports analyst and former Sunday Times journalist David Kekana has died. SABC reports that he died on Sunday in hospital after...

Fundraising event a ball

The Buffalo City Municipality Touch Association (BCMTA) recently held a fund-raising eventfunction at Spur in Vincent Park for players who will be touring to...

Supporters club host successful fundraiser

Despite inclement weather, the King William’s Town All Blacks Supporters Club described their fundraising tournament held over at the weekend as a phenomenal success. The...

Hurricanes a Sevens success

The Mdantsane Hurricane Rugby Football Club travelled to Komani on Saturday to participate in the Queen's College Sevens Twizza Series. The Hurricanes is made up...

Runners raise funds for PAWS

Scores of runners took part in the annual Rhino Run, which started and finished at the Oxford Striders club premises in Nahoon on Sunday. This...

Border karters beat wet conditions

Despite cold and wet conditions, round six of the Border Karting Championship took place at the the East London Grand Prix karting track last...

Eastern Cape Sport and Recreation Achievers Awards nominees named

Nominees from various sporting codes and administrations were announced recently ahead of the annual Eastern Cape Sport and Recreation Achievers Awards in East London. Currently...

These robo-shorts help runners get ahead

Once confined to comic books, exosuits that enhance a wearer's physical abilities took a step forward as researchers unveiled a pair of robotic shorts...

Bok women back at elite table

After years of slow progress the Springbok Women’s team took a major step in their advancement by qualifying for the 2021 Women’s World Cup...

Tough fun had by all in King Adventure Challenge

The tough third annual King Adventure Challenge took place last Sunday in King William’s Town, bringing competitors from neighbouring villages and towns. The challenge consisted...

Super Stars lift first U10 trophy at tournament

A “super” performance by Breidbach -based team Super Stars in the Swaraj FC 41stth Anniversary Mujahid Marais Memorial Tournament saw them walk away with...

Big strides for Parkland pupils

Parkland Special School held their annual Big Walk on Friday, with the pupils divided into three groups to walk around Beacon Bay. The walk consisted...

Corruption in SA sport exposed in Joffe’s book

I’d like to talk about a book I recently finished reading. The book in question is Sport: Greed and Betrayal by South African sports journalist...

SA takes on the world in Spirit of Africa competition

This year's event will be contested in 3.0 V6 VW Amaroks for the first time Volkswagen's International Spirit of Amarok competition celebrates its fifth edition...

Women’s T20 cricket added to 2022 Commonwealth Games

Cricket is set to return to the Commonwealth Games after a 24-year absence with organisers confirming on Tuesday that the programme for Birmingham 2022...

Bok coach Rassie Erasmus confirms captain Siya Kolisi’s return

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that captain Siya Kolisi will make a return to the side from the bench in the warm-up match...

Super Star ready for tourney

The Breidbach Football Association (Brefa) affiliate Super Star U10 side is ready for the challenge awaiting them when they compete for the winning trophy...

Dashing under the stars

The Out The Green Box Nite Series draws to a close on August 16 with the last race taking place at the East London...

Stopwatch ticking for SPAR Daily Dispatch Fun Run

Buffalo City Metro residents can start gearing up for the upcoming SPAR Daily Dispatch Fun Run, which is set to take place on Sunday...

Mixed fortunes for Clarendon derby day

Clarendon High School saw mixed results at their recent derby day against Port Elizabeth-based Collegiate Girls High School. Their netball suffered a major blow, losing...

Nutting Hall gets a makeover

There was much celebration at Nutting Hall in Stirling last week as the Border Badminton Committee revealed the newly renovated sporting facilities. “From the beginning...

Dale Steyn calls time on test career

An era in world cricket ended on Monday when Dale Steyn, unarguably the finest South Africa men’s fast bowler ever and arguably the best...

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi back to face the Pumas

Springbok skipper Siya Kolisi will face the Pumas this weekend‚ but it is the Nelspruit-based variety in the Currie Cup and not the Argentinean...

Gibson gone‚ Du Plessis doubted‚ authority aggregated as CSA hit panic...

Cricket South Africa (CSA) would seem to have hit the panic button in reaction to their men’s team’s poor performance at the World Cup. Ottis...

Clarendon pupils get into combat mode

Grade 8 pupils eight students from Clarendon High School spent their afternoon in a three-hour workshop learning tips on self-defence with Kalah Combat and...

Rugby for Mandela

To honour Nelson Mandela, Forwards Clinic gave spared their 67 minutes by sharing rugby knowledge with schools from underprivileged backgrounds in the form of...

Jantjies’s last gasp try secures epic draw for Boks against All...

Herschel Jantjies’s 80th-minute try secured a well deserved 16-16 draw for the Springboks against the All Blacks at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington on...

Chad wins second medal

Chad Le Clos won his second medal of the world championships in Gwangju on Saturday night, claiming bronze in the 100m butterfly. He was out...

Netball workshop equips all

Netball managers, coaches, umpires and players were all equipped with the latest rules of the code during a well-attended workshop held at the Farrer’s...

Local stars off to Indigenous Games nationals

Two local athletes have made their community proud after their brilliant performances at the Eastern Cape Provincial Indigenous Games Festival held in East London...

Someone just paid a record R6m for a pair of Nike...

A new world record for a pair of sneakers was set at auction on Tuesday when an avid collector splashed out $437,500 (about R6m)...

League battle of masters

Last weekend’s fixtures saw most of the 16 teams affiliated with the King William’s Town Masters Football Association (KWTMFA) League engaged in their final...

Annual golf day helps two charities

Golfing teams from various companies gathered recently at the East London Golf Club to raise funds for two local non-profit organisations as part of...

Club for Mdantsane elderly on the move

Sibambisene Mama’s Club is a Mdantsane-based non-profit organisation made up of 33 elderly women who do beadwork and play sport. The senior citizens, aged 60...

Washie not for the faint of heart

The 43rd edition of the gruelling Washie 100 Miler came to a close on Saturday, with the last runners trickling in well into the...

Boxing figures meet over issues

Eastern Cape boxing promoters gathered in Chintsa from July 15 to 17 in a bid to pave the way forward after ongoing administrative issues...

New rugby team aims to help kids

The Olutsha Wolves is a newly established rugby team which has sprung into existence thanks to the help of the Bathandwa Ndondo Legacy Project,...

Narrow two-second win for Hejana in Trevor Klose

The annual Trevor Klose 10km Race took place on last Sunday morning, hosted by the East London Athletics Club in Cambridge. A closely contested men's...

Soccer tournament brings hope to many

Damians Construction recently sponsored a four-day soccer tournament in King William’s Town which saw a total of 10 local clubs compete for a R2,500...