Sunday, May 26, 2019

Moss wins big in pool

Courage, grit and a passion for swimming are just some of the qualities that Matthew Moss, a grade 8 Stirling High School pupil, possesses. Fifteen-year-old...

Clarendon makes it to Hockey Challenge finals

Clarendon High School emerged victorious in the East London Coastal leg of the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge after beating Hudson Park 2-1...

Runners excel in Old Mutual race

A successful second edition of the Old Mutual Athletics Club (OMAC) Race took place in East London on Saturday with members and fellow participants...

Why the Caster Semenya ruling is flawed

By now, I’m sure everyone is aware of the ruling against Caster Semenya made by the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) in her...

Baseball coach off to join SA squad camp

Baseball champion and Eagles coach Lwazi Mlondolozi, 32, has been invited to be part of the South African baseball team in Cape Town later ...

Clarendon to host SPAR hockey challenge

The SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge will take place at Clarendon High School on Sunday and the host school’s players is ready to...

NGO uplifting youth with sport

Sports development and encouraging sportsmanship are some of the main goals of NGO Lubanzi iQhayiya, which was launched last Saturday at Parkside, East London. Founded...

Annual Old Mutual race to set the pace

The Old Mutual Athletics Club (OMAC) in East London, will host their second annual race on May 11 at Hamilton Sports Club. OMAC's Boitumelo Lepman...

Gear up for world’s toughest horse race

The third iteration of Race the Wild Coast (RTWC) – billed as the toughest horse race in the world – will be starting on...

Karateka ready to do battle

The Senshinkan Dojo in Southerwood, East London, will host the annual Eastern Cape Kyokushinkan Karate Tournamment at Chiselhurst on May 4. Well over 100 fighters...

Hail the karting kid

At the tender age of six, Caleb Odendaal has achieved what many people who are far older than him have failed to accomplish after...

Sons run for cancer support

The “Three Cousins” – Brenton de la Harpe, David Prinsloo and Russell Weare – are on a mission to raise R1m for East London-based...

Bulldogs rescued

The department of sport, recreation, arts and culture (DSRAC) has come up with a R4.2m lifeline to help the liquidated Border Bulldogs get back...

Young boxers trade leather at amateur tournament

Boxing lovers flocked to King William’s Park on Saturday for the amateur boxing tournament organised by local businessman Fred de Abreu for young boxers...

First-timer wins

Endurance, strategy and good weather were key factors in the second edition of the Real Gijimas 50km Ultra Marathon which started in Zwelitsha on...

24 schools set to battle it out in rugby tourney

Leo Mbini Schools Rugby Development is in partnership with the Berlin and Ndevana Community Police Forum to host a tournament for 24 primary schools...

Giving kids shot at baseball

Baseball enthusiast and Eagles coach Lwazi Mlondolozi held a four-day coaching development programme at Sakhile Primary School in Mdantsane. The programme was aimed at upskilling...

Great day of racing action

An energetic second round of the Border Circuit Racing Championships will take place on Saturday March 30 at the East London Grand Prix track...

Local sport put in spotlight

Black athletes highlighted For the co-founders of Grit Sports, an interactive digital sports platform, it was important to shine a spotlight on sports – especially...

Ex-boxer urges state to develop sport facilities

Former Ginsberg-based boxer Billy Mkencele wants to help change what he considers to be the poor state of boxing in the Eastern Cape. “People who...

Coach’s legacy lives on

To commemorate the late East London's swimming coach JD van der Walt, the department of sport recreation, arts and culture (Dsrac) recently handed over...
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{WATCH} Border Stock Cars

LIGHTS OUT: Racing drivers were forced to take stock of their surroundings when plunged unexpectedly into loadshedding darkness mid-race on Saturday March 16, 2019 https://youtu.be/qDhZbg0T56U

Dsrac helps local sports clubs

Department of sport, recreation, arts and culture (Dsrac) MEC Bulelwa Tunyiswa handed over sports equipment to 22 Buffalo City Municipality (BCM) sport clubs and...

Wright on fast track

East London local Wade Wright hopes to take first place in the upcoming South African National Motocross Championship at Zone 7 in Cape Town...

Runners shine in the wet in Buffs Marathon

The 46th Buffs Marathon took place on a wet Sunday morning, with hundreds of runners taking part in the full marathon and half-marathon. The 42.2km...

Very real Fantasy crown win for Alert

The second Fantasy Indoor Soccer Challenge was under way last week Sunday with eight East London teams from the league competing for the grand...

Top outfits go for golds

  Mdantsane-based rugby team and reigning Eastern Cape Super 12 Rugby league champs Swallows Rugby Football Club (RFC) take on Springs in their first game...

Ladies flock to nite race

THOUSANDS of runners flocked to Kennington Road in Nahoon last Saturday for the 10km and 5km Kempston Ladies Nite Race. Only women participated in the...

Boogie down at Aqua Disco [GALLERY]

East London residents had plenty of fun during the Virgin Active Aqua Disco held at the Virgin Active Beachfront pool last Friday. Rose Hartzenberg...

Breidbach Masters stage double delight

King William’s Town football club Breidbach Masters will present the third edition of their annual Laduma Festival at the Breidbach Sports Grounds in March...

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...