Friday, April 3, 2020

Swallows stunned by Super 14 upset

In a stunning upset, previously unbeaten Swallows Rugby Football Club suffered their first defeat in this year’s Swallows stunned by Super 14 upset after...

Grand Prix track motor madness

Round one of regional series gets off to blistering start Round one of the Regional Series between Border and Eastern Province got off to a...

KWTMFA president suspends games

King William’s Town Maters Football Association (KWTMFA) president Vumani Mazwi has called off all games following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s statement on the Covid-19 pandemic...

Club is geared to promote cycling in Buffalo City

Making strides within local cycling circles, the AmaQhawe Cycling Club has grown immensely, with members having recently returned from the annual 42nd Cape Town...

Saha hosts initiative to promote the sport at local schools

A special workshop on modified hockey presented by the South African Hockey Association (Saha) in Breidbach over the weekend was well-received by all involved. Saha...

Mdantsane’s Swallows look to defend Super14 record in finals

The so-far unbeatable Swallows Rugby Club have flown to the top of the log following their incredible success in the the Eastern Cape Super...

Selborne snatches last-minute win in tough clash with Hudson

It was a nail-biting match on Saturday when the Selborne College 1st XV rugby team went up against their Hudson Park counterparts in the...

Swimmer to represent SA

A deep passion for aquatics has led to Taylor-Jade Van Huyssteen being chosen for the SA Artistic Swimming team, which will be travelling to...

Soccer challenge will collect shoes for needy

Ex-player Koyana organises event to celebrate grandmother’s life Rather than organise a lavish party to celebrate his birthday, former footballer Dumisani Koyana will host a...

Warriors in a tough position

PETER MARTIN The Warriors cricket team have had rather a topsy-turvy go at the 2019/2020 Momentum One Day Cup season, having played, at the time...

Karting bumper action

Indications are that a large field of competitors will be taking part in the second round of the Border Karting Championship to be held...

Cyclist’s daunting 26-day ride in aid of Carel du Toit Centre

Inspired by his own struggles growing up, Clint Le Roux has once again organised the gruelling Freedom Challenge cycle across South Africa in order...

Swallows remain on top of Super 14 log after win against...

PE team coach amits mistakes cost them dearly Hundreds of rugby fans crowded into the Mdantsane Unit 1 Stadium on Saturday during the Eastern Cape...

Stirling swimmer chosen for SA squad

Jayden Sivai, 13, has eye on Olympics one day Stirling High School grade 8 pupil Jayden Sivai,13, has been chosen for the SA national swimming...

WATCH: Chaos as speeding car drives onto the pitch during soccer...

Soccer fans around the country are still stunned after an unidentified man drove his car onto the pitch and allegedly tried to run over...

New KWTMFA head optimistic about the future

The King William’s Town Masters Football Association (KWTMFA) held their annual general meeting at the Steve Biko Centre in Ginsberg over the weekend, where...

GALLERY: RMB Buffalo Regatta 2020

THE RMB Buffalo Regatta was recently hosted by the East London Boating Association (ELBA) along the banks of the Buffalo River. This year is the...

Reddam Constantia dominates Vides

There was plenty of excitement at the Selborne College pool last Sunday as the highly anticipated match of the 2020 Vides Water Polo Tournament...

Clarendon breaks St Stithians’ winning streak

It a stunning upset, Clarendon High School's 1st water polo beat Johannesburg-based St Stithians College in the recent National All Girls' Aquatics Festival in...

Athletes conquer 2020 Surfers Challenge

Runners braved the scorching heat and humidity on Saturday to take part in the 46th Discovery Surfers Challenge. This year marked a special moment for...

Springboks win Laureus Sports Team of the Year while Hamilton, Messi...

South Africa's rugby team, the Springboks, who won the 2019 World Cup, were named team of the year, beating Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool and the...

If Serbia can produce a champion like Djokovic, SA surely can...

It’s not often I’m gob-smacked by a sporting performance these days.   One sees so many wonderful exhibitions of sporting excellence by young men and women...

45 karters thrill at Grand Prix Circuit

The Border Karting season got off to a sizzling start on February 1 at the East London Grand Prix Circuit, with 45 racers participating. The...

New wheelchair for grateful teen

There was much joy at the Daily Dispatch offices on Tuesday when Litha Soldati, 17, received her modified wheelchair sponsored by the Eastern Cape...

Titanic battle set for Buffalo Regatta

UFH and WSU clubs preparing for Saturday’s rowing clash The tension is on as rowing teams from all over the country gather for the RMB...

Young racers shine at awards ceremony

Two of Borders top karters received their provincial colours for excellence in the 2019 East Cape and Border Championship recently. Seven year-old Caleb Odendaal had...

Surfers Challenge officially launched

The Discovery Surfers Challenge hosted their official media launch at the Nahoon Lifesavers Club last Thursday. Organiser Neville Wilkins thanked everyone in attendence and said...

Swallows soar to victory, with final in sights

The Eastern Cape Super 14 Rugby Tournament entered its third round of games last Saturday, with Mdantsane-based Swallows Rugby Club defeating Port Elizabeth’s Gardens...

Keeping Surfers spirit alive. Opening 5km aimed at attracting participants.

  The Discovery Surfers was started by seasoned runners and surfers in a challenge that has developed into sporting folklore. Surprisingly, a number of the original...

Rower pumped for next weekend’s Buffalo Regatta

Preparations for the annual RMB Buffalo Regatta 2020 are under way, with the big water event taking place at the Buffalo River from February 13...

How golf can transform players

You know, I am lost in admiration for those young professional golfers you see on TV these days and the ease with which they...

Thrilling karting action promised at Grand Prix

The Border Karting championship season kicks off on Saturday at the East London Grand Prix Circuit. The Bambino class will look slightly depleted as Caleb...

Low dam levels cancel Merrifield Mile

In a upsetting but not unforeseen turn of events, the iconic KFC Merrifield Mile has been cancelled for the first time in its 18-year...

DISCOVERY SURFERS CONTINUES TO GROW

For the first time, the popular 5km is open to all ages in 2020 The Discovery Surfers Challenge has, over the years, meant different things...

Champions all in 13th Ironman 70.3

About 1,400 athletes flocked to the East London beachfront last weekend for the Ironman 70.3 SA. Cape Town’s Matt Trautman was crowned the men’s...

Lace up for Tomato Trot

The popular BUCO Tomato Trot, hosted by Lilyfontein School, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this Saturday. The race was started in 1995 by local running...

More than 1,000 competitors set for regatta

SA Men’s national team to take part in historic event The East London Boating Association will host the 133rd RMB Buffalo Regatta in East London...

7de Laan Academics to host youth talent show

Buffalo Flats’ 7de Laan Academics will be hosting the East London’s Got Talent 2020 talent show next month for the youth of East London....

GALLERY: Dale College 5km Fun Run

Themebelihle Yekela, from Buffalo Runners Athletics Club, was the first male to cross the finish line in Dale College’s successful fun run last Friday,...

High hopes for Ironman 70.3

Buckingham also aiming to reclaim African champ title The gruelling annual Ironman 70.3 race is back for the 13th time on Sunday and local fitness...

Athletes ready for the 13th Ironman 70.3

On Sunday morning we'll see more than 1 500 athletes embark on a 1.9km swim, a 90.1km cycle and a 21.1km run. The Ironman...

International tennis tourney a huge hit

The inaugural five-day Pro Kennex International Premier Tennis Challenge took place at Selborne Park last week, with the final held on Sunday. The event...

International tennis tourney in East London

The inaugural Pro Kennex International Premier Challenge is underway at Selborne Park, where 130 national and internal tennis players will duke it out for...

Entries open for EL Eye Hospital Laser Challenge

Entries for the upcoming East London Eye Hospital Laser 10km and 5km Challenge are now open and residents are encouraged to enter as soon...

Glitzy awards ceremony ends busy season for King Masters

The King William’s Town Masters Football Association hosted their annual prize-giving at the Steve Biko Centre in Ginsberg last Friday night. The glittering event saw clubs,...

Athlete needs help getting to race in Slovakia

Mdantsane triathlete in need of R40,000 Mdantsane athlete Sikelela Kakele will be going to the Triathlon World Championships in Slovakia in 2020. Kakele qualified for...

Reservoir Mews welcomesnew astro turf

Residents of Reservoir Mews in East London can now enjoy their new astro turf facility after it was officially opened last Thursday. Own Haven Housing...

Inaugural run attracts large entry

The gloomy weather last Sunday did not dampen the enthusiasm of runners as they participated in the inaugural Bramble Berry Run in Gonubie. The run...

Young surfer makes waves in California

Merrifield College pupil Daniel Emslie certainly made waves after participating in the Vissla International Surfing Association World Junior Surfing Championships at Huntington Beach, in...