Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Sports club started after plea by youth

Sunnyridge Rugby Football Club (SRFC) was established in August 2018 this year with the a purpose of keeping young boys off the streets and...

King Classic earn victory spoils

WINNING silverware has become a trend for King Classic after winning the King William’s Town Masters Football Association (KWTMFA) inaugural tournament in Ginsberg over...

Nature’s Rest hosts at fun run for a good cause

NATURE'S Rest hosted a beach fun run and charity market day on Saturday to create a platform for local charity organisations to raise funds...

Baseball tourney a hit Six schools compete

The Mongezi Mali U13 baseball tournament took place last week with six schools competing against each other at NU13 Sakhile Senior Primary School in...

Off to world champs

East London bodybuilding couple Jaime Griffiths and Stephen Strydom have jetted off to represent SA at the Physical Culture Association (PCA) World Championships in...

Summerpride Foods Scary Run/Walk [GALLERY]

MONSTER MASH: There was plenty of spooky fun to be had at the Summerpride Foods Scary Run/Walk held at the Selborne Old Boys Club...

Stirling pupil in SA team

Stirling High School pupil Danieke de Kock has been selected to be a South African representative in duathlon at the Pontevedra ITU Standard Distance...

Four junior surfers out to make waves in US

Four East London pupils are representing SA at the VISSLA International Surfing Association (ISA) World Junior Championships in Huntington Beach, California in the United...

Full throttle action raises funds for leukemia patient

A large crowd gathered at Wetherd MX Park in Kayser's Beach over the weekend for the Wetherd Racing Throttle Day 2018. The event was...

EL local excels at the national championships

East London local, Jethro Schwartz, finished second in the 1660 class at the World Motorsport South Africa (Womza) dirt oval National championship held in...

Splash out with lifesaving skills

The Nippers division of the East London Lifesaving Club – , a lifesaving club aimed at children aged eight to 13, thirteen, was in...

Going the distance

The second Tribal Triathlon series took place last on Sunday at Orient Beach with windy and choppy sea conditions providing a challenge for competitors. A...

King Bowling Club Classic a success

What a weekend, what an event! That is the verdict from all those who participated in the annual Old Buck-sponsored King Bowling Club Classic...

Legends Marathon right around the corner

On Sunday October 21, one of the Eastern Cape's flagship compendium of road races, the Legends 68, 21.1 and 10km events, along with a...

Teaching youth finer rugby skills

A new rugby academy, Junior Bobbies, is getting the ball rolling to teach East London children from ages five to 13 important rugby skills. The...

Three years of training sees Cindy lift title

Cindy Dredge is a crown jewel in South African women’s bodybuilding after coming first at the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB) South African Championships...

Youngsters go all out at rugby tourney

  Local rugby tournament Mdantsane Rugby Development Tournament took place last on Saturday October 06 at the NU1 Mdantsane rugby fields, with 10 ten teams...

King Bowling Club gears up for Annual Classic

It promises to be a big weekend for the King Bowling Club when they host their annual Old Buck-sponsored “Annual Classic”. At the time of...

Shoe donation fuels love for running

There was much excitement when Kidds Beach running club R72 Smart Pacers received running shoes worth R5,000 from Mokawem’s Plant Hire on Tuesday. October...

Cyclists ride to support young girls

Three schools to benefit from funds raised during 278.6km odyssey A group of seven cyclists will embark on a ride with a difference – cycling...

Lesley Miggels brings home silver at Indigenous Games

PROUD ACHIEVEMENT: Eastern Cape provincial Drie Stokkies coach Desmond Coetzee, right, poses with one of his athletes, Lesley Miggels, of Rietbron who scooped a...

Hiking along the scenic East Coast

EAST London residents spent their Sunday at the Areena Riverside Resort hiking the 10km trail as part of the weekly Let’s Hike event. Organiser Karen...

Biathle group off to shine in Egypt

A group of 15 Buffalo City biathle athletes will represent South Africa in the upcoming UIPM Triathle/Biathle World Championships in Hurghad, Egypt from October...

Fitness fun at Gonubie

The Seaside Family Church will host their annual Family Fitness Fun Day at the Gonubie Sports Grounds in East London on October 20. The event...

Zizo Papu elected general secretary of SA Handball Federation

Dimbaza resident and sport enthusiast Zizo Papu was elected to serve as the general secretary of the SA Handball Federation in Johannesburg last weekend. The...

Tayla makes waves

SIX years ago, Tayla de Coning, 17, fell in love with surfing after watching locals hitting the waves at Nahoon Beach while taking a...

Australia plan to focus on Aphiwe Dyantyi in next match

Hot-stepping Springbok speedster Aphiwe Dyantyi will be a marked man when he faces the Wallabies in Port Elizabeth on Saturday‚ Australian wing Marika Koroibete...

Youth drive hosts tournament

Mdantsane youth organisation Manyano Youth Development Drive had its first U13 Spring Cup rugby tournament  on Saturday at the NU 1 Mdantstane rugby fields. Tournament...

Off to world champs

Local power-lifting enthusiast Justin Crous, 23, has been selected to represent SA South Africa at the the Power-Lifting World Championships in November in Orlando,...

KWT bowlers to battle it out at Mini-Districts Bowls Tournament

It will be crunch time for King William’s Town bowlers this weekend when the annual Mini-Districts Bowls Tournament takes to the greens in Komani. Bowlers...

Heritage Day sport set to wow audiences

It is that time of the year again when all roads will lead to the Breidbach Sports Grounds in King William’s Town for the...

Triathlete Fray does family proud

Grade 10 Hudson Park pupil, Jordan Fray had the pleasure of harnessing his athletic finesse in a triathlon training programme held in Obernburg, Germany...

Breidbach launches new sports hub

A variety of fun activities are lined up for the launch of the Breidbach Community Sports Hub (BCSH) this weekend. According to BCSH secretary Sean...

Spectacular wins for local stock car driver

Race car driver Ryan Dalton has won the 1660 class in the Border Stock Car Racing regional championships, which took place on Saturday September...

Liam makes biathle team

  KAYSER’S Beach local and Selborne Primary School pupil Liam Prime, 11, is raising funds to travel to Hurghada in Egypt to participate at the...

5km charity run to boost needy patient

The third annual Touch a Soul 5km Charity Run will take place on September 21 at Oxford Striders in Nahoon. Kempston events co-ordinator Nicole Barnes...

Mzomhle coaching pays off

Mzomhle Senior Secondary School rugby coach, Xhanti Msauli decided to established a rugby development programme in 2015 aimed at reviving interest in rugby in...

Merrifield College boys ace tourney

The Merrifield College boys A tennis team have again proved themselves triumphant at the national Sun City Private Schools Tennis Tournament, held from on...

Local athlete beats odds

Mdantsane-based athlete Sikelela Kakele is a beacon of hope for his community after having overcome the odds to become a driven, competitive triathlete. “I originally...

Dale Junior golf day a success

Much fun was had when Dale College Boys Primary School a golf day in King William’s Town on Sunday. The fundraising event was staged under...

Leon wins Tribal run

Over 103 tri-athletes braved the cold weather on Sunday to take part in the first Tribal Triathlon Series Race of the season at Orient...

Greenpoint Secondary School hosts fun run tomorrow

Greenpoint Secondary School will be hosting a 5 km Big Walk/Fun Run tomorrow at 9am. The race will start at the school through the...

Thousands join Beacon Bay Fun Run

THOUSANDS of East London residents started off their morning at the Beacon Bay Retail Park Breakfast Run on Saturday. The 5km family event brought the...

Athlete gets nod for team

  Hope School pupil Lihlombe Hemeni, 10, has been chosen as one of the Eastern Cape representatives in the National Cross Country Championships which takes...

Dale rugby fest success

Dale Junior hosted an U7 and U8 rugby festival on July 27, which saw them go up against Balasi Primary School, Breidbach Primary, De...

Big step for Tele

Hudson Park High School pupil learner Uzile Tele recovered from a serious injury sustained last year to earn a spot in the U18 South...

Should eSport be recognised as an official sport? [POLL]

When one thinks of sport, the first thing that comes to mind is an athlete in uniform running around on a sports field. Whether...

Valkyrie Challenge hopes to encourage female esport players

The annual Valkyrie Challenge, an esports competition that pits a number of female teams against each other in matches of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO),...

SuperSport pull plug on T20 deal with CSA

The tournament formerly known as the T20 Global League (T20GL) hit rock bottom — again — on Tuesday when SuperSport pulled out of their...

Zwelitsha bootcamp up and running again

Zwelitsha Kasi Vibes Dedication Bootcamp was revived once more by founder Mkhanyisi Bana on Monday, at the Zwelitsha Stadium in King William’s Town. “The aim...