Monday, March 18, 2019

Fun at the Surfers [GALLERY]

Last Saturday saw hundreds of eager runners and paddlers descend on the East London beachfront for the 2019 edition of the annual Discovery Surfers...

Wolfs RFC ready to show their teeth

Breidbach-based rugby club Wolfs RFC, established in 2017, is ready and in high spirits for the 2019 season. Wolfs started to compete in the sub-union...

Hopes all districts can take part in netball trials

The Netball Premier League (NPL) trials took place on Sunday at Hamilton Sports Club, with many eager players from different districts hoping to make...

Development gala a ‘great’ platform for future swim stars

The bi-annual Aquanova Aquatic Club’s Guppy and Junior Star Gala took place on a sunny Saturday amid a throng of parents and children at...

Legends school winners share prize

First tie in history of marathon BORDER Athletics stayed true to their promise of gifting winning schools with a voucher on Thursday after their participation...

BCM teams still in the running in Super 12

Round four of the Eastern Cape Super 12 rugby league produced three local wins among the four BCM-based teams on Saturday. Port Elizabeth team Star...

Sascoc insists the continent is backing Caster Semenya in fight against...

South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) president Gideon Sam has dismissed growing perception that the continent has turned its back on Caster...

10 experts to testify in support of Semenya at IAAF hearing

No fewer than 10 experts will testify for Caster Semenya in her case challenging the International Association of Athletics Federation's (IAAF) proposed regulations against...

Charity fun run to help fight polio [GALLERY]

Bigfoot Express Freight and Gately Rotary held a fun run last Friday to support the global fight to end polio. "Polio is a paralysing and...

Grandads hit the road again

Eager cyclists will aim to raise funds for charity as the Grandads Army Memorial Ride takes to the road from East London to Cape...

Growing hockey stars

East London Hockey Academy, formerly known as Mini Hockey, has been the starting point for many young hockey players over the years. Coaching co-ordinator Hayden...

Merrifield Mile family fun ahead

Time is ticking towards the start of 2019’s this year’s KFC Merrifield Mile on Sunday February 17 at the Wriggleswade Dam. With four events –...

Structured Police tame Tigers

Buffalo City Municipality-(BCM)based rugby teams Berlin Tigers and East London Police Rugby Football Club faced each other in an exciting match on Saturday as...

SA gov fully supports Semenya while IAAF wants to classify her...

The South African government is standing firm behind Caster Semenya after a news report claimed that International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) lawyers will...

Splash: Hudson inter-house gala

GETTING WET: Hudson Park High School learners at the recent Inter-house Gala at Joan Harrison pool in Selborne, East London. Picture: SUPPLIED

GALLERY – SA Classic TT 2019

BURNING RUBBER: Round One of the SA Classic TT 2019 took place at the East London Grand Prix recently. The action continues until Saturday...

Tigers gunning for it

The Eastern Cape Super 12 Rugby League continued this weekend with seven matches being played across the province on Saturday. The East London Police Rugby...

GALLERY: Buco Tomato trot & cycle

OFF THEY GO: The annual Buco Tomato Trot & Cycle took place on Saturday at Lilyfontein School. The event saw hundreds of people take...

Take part in charity fun to fight polio

Take part in the fun-filled Bigfoot & Rotary Polio Challenge this today at the BUCO Astro Park in Bunkers Hill and support the fight...

‘Ironmen’ do it for Ubuko

Seven members of the Round Table No 1 East London fulfilled their promise of taking on the gruelling Ironman 70.3 in East London on...

Ironman success

Thousands of brave athletes flocked to East London to take on the gruelling Standard Bank Ironman 70.3 South Africa on Sunday. Despite the drop...

Thumbs up for Merrifield Mile

Top swimmers have endorsed the upcoming KFC Merrifield Mile as an event for all ages and abilities, as well as a great day out...

Make gyms nice again

Gyms are nice. They are a convenient way to exercise, especially if, like me, you are usually clueless about this sort of thing. All...

Super 12 sides set to resume battle

The Super 12 Rugby Competition kicked off last weekend with Buffaloes Rugby Club hosting the Old Selbornians Rugby Club and losing the encounter 36-10. The...

GALLERY: Brave athletes take on the challenge

Standard Bank Ironman 70.3 took place on Sunday with approximately 2000 participants taking on the challenging race. For the full story, read The GO&...

Lady Blitzbokke captain leads from the front

THE UNWAVERING spirit of determination comes in the form of the Springbok Women's Sevens rugby team captain Zintle Mpupha from Mdantsane near East London. The...

Dip in to the KFC Merrifield Mile

Swimmers and spectators can look forward to fun in the water at Wriggleswade Dam on February 17 for the 17th edition of the annual...

Multicultural Man on Ironman medal

Thousands of enthusiastic athletes will flock to East London for the 12th annual Ironman 70.3 on Sunday. According to the Buffalo City Tourism Facebook page,...

Beautiful bows his pride and joy

WARRICK Harvey of East London is the go-to person for custom-made bows, which have won him reached international acclaim. A young Harvey fell in love...

Pupil’s dream comes true

HUDSON Park High School pupil Nonelela Yikha was recently selected for the South African U19 cricket team to tour India from February 15 to...

GALLERY:Districts in swim clash

The Inter-Districts Prestige Swimming Gala took place on Saturday at the Joan Harrison Swimming Pools with Buffalo City Aquatics (BCA) competing against Nelson Mandela...

Warriors Cubs excel

Cricket South Africa Franchise Cubs Week took place in Stellenbosch from January 3 to 7 and Selborne College pupils Matt Dewar and Matthew Fourie...

Kick off new year with Nite Race

LOCALS can get ready once again for the annual PWC Night Race which will take place this evening at 6pm at the Old Selbornian...

EL surfer beating odds

East London’s top adaptive surfer Jean-Paul Veaudry came fifth in his division in the World Adaptive Surfing Championships held in San Diego recently. Veaudry, who...

Scenery Park youth signs for Wits Soccer Academy

Aphelele “Nqiza” Teto, who lives at Scenery Park Squatter Camp, is the latest graduate from the Carlos Soccer Youth Development Academy (CSYDA) who has...

SWPSA water polo tournament a splashing success [GALLERY]

Last weekend, East London played host to the Schools Water Polo South Africa (SWPSA) National Tournament which saw teams from all over South Africa...

All aboard for Regatta

For those of you wondering how to cap off the festive season before the dreaded return to work and school, the Buffalo Regatta has...

No stopping Women on the Run

Eastern Cape-based Wild Women on the Run were recently nominated as Daily Dispatch Local Heroes 2018. The organisation is currently organising runs in China to...

Trail run winners

The Kempston Hogsback Trail Run took place in Hosgabck on Saturday, and was well-attended by running clubs from East London as well as those...

Time for the Hagmorkei

MORGAN Bay Hotel will host their annual Hagmorkei race, walk and cycle race tomorrow. The race will start at Haga Haga Club at 8am and...

Unbeatable Dale young guns

  Dale Junior under-13 rugby was unbeaten this season, with only one draw out of 24 games played. Dale Junior marketing manager Luyanda Mpande said this...

Summer Games heat is on

The annual SA National School Sport Championships are under way in Johannesburg and will run until Friday. Also known as the Summer Games, the Eastern...

Pupils show off their bowls skills

Nahoon Mouth Bowling Club (NMBC) hosted Merrifield Preparatory School and College recently in a successful bowling competition. The 96 pupils and two staff members enjoyed...

Battle of the sexes hitting sixes

Gonubie Cricket Club (GCC) played a mixed match between the men’s side and the newly formed women’s team on Sunday at the Gonubie Sports...

Cyclists pack in for 70km event

Express Kwelera to Kei had their seventh mountain bike ride on Saturday with 894 cyclists taking part, making it one of the biggest cycling...

Howzat for you?

Advance for Life Christian Academy cricket coach, Nolubablo Nxomfo, has qualified as the only woman professional cricket umpire in the province. Nxomfo is currently the...

Cycling for a cause

The Dream Cycle Foundation had a pitstop in East London on Thursday, raising funds for charity by cycling from Durban to Cape Town. Butch Webster,...

Chad Le Clos dives in to develop swimming in SA

Olympic gold medalist Chad le Clos launched the Le Clos Foundation on Thursday to promote and develop swimming in South Africa. The foundation is partnering...

South Africa should host 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup – Danny...

SA Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan has confirmed SA’s interest in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup and has revealed that he is...

South Africa has only six months to prepare for African Nations...

SA will likely only have six months to prepare for an event that usually takes years to plan and South African Football (Safa) president...