Cameron Norrie’s rise to tennis stardom

I think it safe to say that as of Sunday October 16 this year, the tennis world now know who Cameron Norrie is after...

Pink Fairy raising money for animal welfare

Pink Fairy Multi-Sport, run by Mike Webb (aka the Pink Fairy) and his wife Klara, is once again on a fundraising drive to help...

Entries open for Xerox Lightning Fast Race

Get ready East London runners, because entries for the Xerox Lightning Fast Race are officially open. The race, which will take place on November 14,...

Virtual walk raising money for Choc

Closing out Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the Virtual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer which will be taking place on October 30. With the...

Local wrestler to represent South Africa

East London wrestler Donald Sutherland will be heading to Pretoria in December where he will represent the country in the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships. Sutherland qualified...

Distinguished drive to help Movember

Get those engines revving because on September 26, East London drivers are invited to take part in the inaugural Distinguished Gentleman's Drive (DGD) to...

The woeful plight of sporting ‘widows’

One Sunday morning a little while ago, my wife Naomi came out of the kitchen and found me on the couch watching the Proteas...

Qonce athletes going extra mile in Ironman for charity

Three Qonce athletes will be going the extra mile for charity at the Ironman 70.3 in East London on September 5. Terry-Andre Eleftheriou and his...

Selborne pupil in Biathle/Triathle World Champs

Selborne Primary grade 6 pupil Adam de Lange, 12, recently travelled to Weiden, Germany to take part in the UIPM Biathle/Triathle World Championships which...

Come together to support our para-Olympians

Strong team sent to 2020 Tokyo Paralympics Tuesday, August 24th will see the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics open to much fanfare and celebration. The team of 34...

Olympic gold medal and world record for Tatjana Schoenmaker

Tatjana Schoenmaker scooped SA’s first gold medal of the Tokyo Games as she won the women’s 200m breaststroke in a world record on Friday...

Why the next 48 hours are critical for Team SA at...

By the time most South Africans wake up on Tuesday morning‚ Tatjana Schoenmaker should have won the country’s first Olympic medal at the Tokyo...

Entries still open for SPAR Virtual Challenge

Entries are still open for the SPAR Women's Virtual Challenge, which is set to take place on September 4. The theme of the event is...

New programme to highlight women’s rugby

In an effort to promote greater gender equality in the realm of sport, the SABC has partnered with Mastercard to increase the media coverage...

Kgothatso Montjane’s loses in Wimbledon wheelchair singles final but makes SA...

Kgothatso Montjane may not have won the Wimbledon wheelchair singles final on Sunday night but the Limpopo-born player's star shone bright as she battled...

SA’s Kgothatso Montjane makes history reaching Wimbledon final

World No.5 wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso Montjane ousted Momoko Ohtani 7-6(3) 4-6 6-4 to reach her first Wimbledon final at the All England Lawn...

Register for Nedbank Runified series

Entries are still open for the latest entry in the Nedbank Runified series, which is set to take place virtually on Saturday July 10. Organised...

Race raises money for Furry Godmother

Mike Webb, aka the Pink Fairy, and others held their second event of 2021 at Yellowsands Resort. The MHG 25km Adventure Race and 8km Trail...

Netball World Cup logo unveiled in Cape Town

Three years after South Africa wont the hosting bid in 2019, the official logo for the 2023 Netball World Cup (NWC) was unveiled on...

World bests fall in Gqeberha

The quality fields made breaking world bests along the Friendly City’s beach front seem easier than pronouncing Gqeberha‚ with three men and two women...

Supercars to hit EL Grand Prix Circuit this weekend

ATHENKOSI TSOTSI Racing fever hits Buffalo City on Saturday as the SA Endurance Series takes to the East London Grand Prix Circuit with more than...

Documentary covers inspiring Rugby World Cup journey

Sports fans might remember the unique story that preceded the 2019 Rugby World Cup, where South African cyclists Ron Rutland and James Owens were...

Important milestone for Clarendon hockey captain

For Clarendon High School hockey player Asben Gilbert, Sunday May 9 represents a special milestone in her sporting career. When she takes to the field...

Johann van Coller is on a 4,000km adventure to Mt Kilimanjaro

Johann van Coller is on a mission to walk all the way from Cape Agulhas, the southern most point of Africa, to the summit...

Racing goes digital in Virtual Simola Hillclimb

Motorsport fans can look forward to a unique kind of racing when the finals kick off for the Virtual Simola Hillclimb on May 8...

How lockdown is hurting Border Karting

Despite the continued easing of restrictions across the company, sports clubs still feel the pressure brought about due to the restraints. Border Karting chairman Joe...

Sports Minister Mthethwa spells out intention to ‘de-fund and de-recognise’ CSA

Minister of Sport Nathi Mthethwa has informed the interim board and members council of Cricket South Africa (CSA) his intention to invoke section 13(5)...

East London Golf Club celebrates anniversary

April 20 marks the 128th anniversary of the East London Golf Club, which was first established back in 1893. The original club was very different...

Karting action at EL Grand Prix

There was plenty of excitement at the East London Grand Prix Track last week as Border Karting hosted the third round of their Club...

Caster Semenya triumphs in 5‚000m but plays down Olympic ambitions

A rejuvenated Caster Semenya retained her national 5‚000m crown in the SA athletics championships in Pretoria on Thursday morning‚ winning in a time that...

Proteas trump Ugandan She-Cranes

The Spar Proteas celebrated last Wednesday after beating the Ugandan She-Cranes 44-32, securing the trophy at the Spar Challenge Tri-nations netball tournament in Cape...

Chippa dismiss Luc Eymael for a second time

VUYOKAZI NKANJENI Chippa United bowed to public pressure once again and confirmed the reversal of the appointment of controversial coach Luc Eymael as the team’s...

Great Kei Track returns for 2021

Entries are officially open for the 2021 Investec Great Kei Trek, a three-day cycling race that takes participants on a 180km circuit around Morgan...

SA to take on Uganda, Namibia in Spar Challenge

The Spar Challenge Tri Nations netball series will be taking place in Cape Town from March 25 until 31, with the Spar Proteas and...

Get fit for a good cause

Campaign launched to raise funds as well as to create awareness concerning cerebral palsy.     Logan Bartle has become a household name in our community over...

Sports department earmarks R12m to help Semenya fight testosterone ruling

MAHLATSE MPHAHLELE and ERNEST MABUZA Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya is appealing to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against the restriction of testosterone...

Pink Fairy raises R17k for SPCA

Last weekend, Mike Webb (aka the Pink Fairy) ran an impressive 42km from Macleantown to Buffs Club in East London in order to raise...

EL businessman donates sporting goods

Gary Rieger, owner and founder of Rieger Hire in Gonubie, further cemented a decades-long partnership on Monday when he donated a number of rugby...

Pink Fairy raising funds for SPCA

Mike Webb, aka the Pink Fairy, is raising money for the SPCA in Qonce (formerly King William’s Town) by taking part in a virtual...

Top-quality equipment for KWT Dart Association

There was much excitement at the Steve Biko Centre in Qonce (formally King William's Town) on Friday when the KWT Darts Association (KWTDA) accepted...

Netball SA back in action

In light of the relaxation of level 3 lockdown restrictions, Netball SA has announced that netball activities would resume effective Monday February 8. As previously...

Adaptive surfing local wows judges in online submissions

Local photographer and surfer Jean Paul Veaudry has put his skills on a surfboard to good use after excelling in three major competitons last...

Netball SA cancels all events due to Covid-19

In a major blow to the sport, Netball SA announced the suspension of all planned events until further notice due to the increased rate...

Death of former South African hockey coach Fabian Gregory leaves huge...

Former South African hockey coach Fabian Gregory died aged 47 in Hong Kong on Saturday and his untimely passing has left a huge void...

Sports world mourns Mluleki George‚ ‘distinguished and decorated anti-apartheid icon’

The SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) has remembered the late Mluleki George as a “distinguished and decorated anti-apartheid icon”. George‚ who held numerous...

SA adventurer rows for Rio again after bad weather halts first...

Extreme adventurer Zirk Botha embarked on a solo row from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro on Saturday after extreme weather halted his first...

New Covid-19 restrictions force Eastern Cape districts to withdraw from netball...

New Covid-19 restrictions have forced all the Eastern Cape districts to withdraw from the Spar National Netball Championships that start in a bio-bubble at...

Clarendon Primary pupils shine at tournaments

A number of Clarendon Primary School students performed well in a number of sporting events recently. Cara Knott took part in the recent Bloemfontein Open...

SA netball beat Malawi with record-breaking score

South Africa swept through the SPAR Challenge Netball Test on Sunday, beating Malawi with a record-breaking 41 goal lead in the final test at...