Sunday, July 21, 2019

Nite Series third stage on Friday

The third stage of the NITE RUN: Runners geared for the race at the previous Out the Green Box Nite Series earlier this year...

Giving it stick at tourney

The second annual Hackers and Slackers hockey tournament took place last Saturday at the Buco Park, in Bunkers Hill as 10 teams fought tackled...

Springbok legend James Small has died

Springbok rugby’s most celebrated rebel James Small has died. Small turned 50 in February. It has been reported that Small died of a heart attack. The former...

GALLERY: More pics of SAMCA…

Picture:SIVENATHI GOSA

Pupils pride of EC at KZN Winter Games

The department of sport, recreation, arts and culture (Dsrac) has led more than 350 Eastern Cape pupils (EC) learners to participate at the National...

Road warriors get set for epic Washie 100

An ultra marathon known as the The Washie 100 ultra marathon will hold its have its epic 43rd edition to start 5pm on July...

WATCH: SAMCA NATIONALS 2019

https://youtu.be/DteROKJSFg0

All boots and glitter …

Glitter, boots, star-studded uniforms and discipline is what the East London community have been exposed to as the South African Majorettes and Cheerleading Association...

GALLERY:Majorettes entertain East London

About 104 teams (3,400 athletes) made up of both majorettes and cheerleaders from all over the country to took part in the South African...

Emotional Sharapova quits Wimbledon in pain but vows to fight on

Fifteen years after shooting to global fame when she captured the Wimbledon title and the hearts of Centre Court, an emotional Maria Sharapova quit...

UFH netball star gets nod

Former Hoërskool De Vos Malan matriculant and second-year teaching student at the University of Fort Hare (UFH), Doneè Coetzee, will participate in the 2019...

Breidbach sports stars do well

THE Buffalo City Metropolitan Indigenous Games club tournament hosted by Buffalo City department of sport, recreation, arts and culture (Dsrac) in Mdantsane saw Breidbach...

Young anglers reel in for province, SA

The Eastern Province Deep Sea Angling Association has seen a number of junior members being chosen to represent both them and the province. Graeme Burdett...

Maiden SA victory for Arangies

Scores of East London residents locals and motor enthusiasts turned up at the EL Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday for the Extreme Supercar and...

EL sportsman plays it forward

For Sikelela Kakele, the dream of training a team to participate in the SA and Continental Duathlon Championships in Cape Town has been realised. The...

Successful CPF Sports Day praised

LAST weekend’s Sports Day hosted by the King William’s Town Community Policing Forum (CPF) at Lovedale College got much praise from the community for...

Cycle ride to recall heroes

Eager cyclists from East London-based Amaqhawe Cycling Club gathered in King William's Town for a commemorative ride to East London last Monday. The group started...

Let’s play – its Wimbledon

Wimbledon starts on July 1 and a fortnight later, the winners of the men’s and women’s singles finals will be taking their bow on...

Amajita coach Thabo Senong heads for the exit door

South Africa Under-20 coach Thabo Senong has not had his contract renewed. Senong told TimesLIVE he is serving his last few weeks as a South...

‘Obviously I’m very disappointed‚’ says Thabo Senong as he heads for...

Thabo Senong has admitted to his disappointment at not having his contract as South Africa Under-20 coach renewed. Senong's contract‚ which ends in June‚ will...

Youth embrace street festival

The youth of Mdantsane showcased their many talents when Project Khulisanani hosted their third Ezase Kasi Street Festival at the Ekoneni Butchery & Bar...

Talent on show at BCM cup

BCM recently staged an U19 soccer tournament at the Victoria Grounds in King William’s Town. “Our aim is to choose 20 boys for the Qonce...

Africans put rivals Stars to the sword

Schornville-based Africans Rugby Football Club used their home advantage well to beat Shining Stars from Komani 26-14 in a thrilling Border Rugby Premier League...

Round Table Golf Day an opportunity

The East London Round Table #1 will hold their annual golf day on July 5 at the East London Golf Course and the community...

Benkenstein warns Proteas to adapt or face embarrassing World Cup exit

London - South Africa batting coach Dale Benkenstein has warned his struggling side to adapt to the unique demands of the World Cup or...

Comrade’s success again

EAST London local Nowezi Mabope, 34, was among the thousands who braved the gruelling Comrades Marathon in Durban on Sunday. Mabope started to fall in...

Support and hard work see Duncan Village golfer turn pro

Duncan Village-born golfer Lwazi Gqira has achieved his dream of turning professional, two years after he was ranked first place in the Border region...

Eye-gouging not in spirit of the game

What on earth is happening in our club rugby these days? It made me sick to the stomach to read of the eye-gouging, spectator intrusion...

Amanda gets netball nod

Mzomhle Secondary School pupil Amanda Mfulatelwa, 19, has been selected to participate in the U19 National Netball Championships in Cape Town. Born and raised in...

Mdantsane young rugby star on the ball

Promising Mdantsane rugby player Khanya Lali, 16, has been granted an opportunity to participate in at the U16 SA Rugby Grant Khomo Week as...

Cancer survivor gets Sharks run-on

Twelve year-old cancer survivor and rugby enthusiast Cole Schonknecht recently had the opportunity to run onto the field with the Sharks during their latest...

AfriForum threatens to take Netball SA to court

AfriForum have threatened to take Netball SA (NSA) to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne if they don’t abolish racial quotas...

Cyclists converge on Great Kei Trek

The second annual Great Kei Trek (GKT) took place recently with over 200 people participating. Cyclists from all over the world, including the USA,...

Look at the Ertiga go!

I once knew this rather vain snail who asked his Suzuki dealer to decal a large “S” on his new car’s bonnet, as well...

TEASER: Young Mdantsane rugby player to play in the Grant Khomo...

  Mzomhle High School pupil has been selected by Iqhawe Impi to participate in the Grant Khomo rugby week in the invitational under 16 team....

Fun run to help children

Eager runners gathered at Oxford Striders last Saturday to take part in the NFB 5km Charity Family Fun Run. The run was held to help...

Viaene is crowned King

The highly anticipated King of the Reef, hosted by the Border Waveski Surfing Association was held recently at Nahoon Reef in East London, with...

Proteas coach Ottis Gibson thinks big in small dressingroom

All things are not equal at the Oval‚ where England and South Africa will get the Cricket World Cup going on Thursday. “I didn’t realise...

Dale Steyn ruled out of South Africa World Cup opener

Dale Steyn has been ruled out of South Africa's World Cup opener against England on Thursday. The 35-year-old paceman injured his shoulder during the recent...

Kolisi lifting the World Cup would be bigger than Madiba in...

Former Springbok wing and leading South African Test try-scorer Bryan Habana believes that if Siya Kolisi lifts the World Cup later this year‚ the...

Stamrood’s stamina takes him to a century of Robben Island swims

Having completed 99 Robben Island swims, Ryan Stamrood said his crossing on Thursday came with the most pressure. "The 100th swim definitely made me the...

Log pressure does not worry Sharks captain Louis Schreuder

Sharks captain Louis Schreuder is not worried about log pressure even though they have a quartet of must-win matches. The first of those games is...

Hashim Amla ‘hungrier than ever before’ on eve of World Cup

Senior Proteas batsman Hashim Amla is approaching his possible ODI swansong at the ICC World Cup in England with the hunger of a wide-eyed...

SA captain Faf du Plessis hints at Proteas’ line-up at the...

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has given the strongest hint yet of how the side will line up at the Cricket World Cup in...

Former F1 champion Niki Lauda dead at 70

Austrian racing great won three titles with Ferrari, McLaren and survived near-fatal crash in 1976 Three-times Formula One champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of...

I love freedom‚’ says Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies

Elton Jantjies isn’t losing any sleep. His too-cool-for-school swagger does not allow for insomnia over the Lions’ up and down Super Rugby season‚ or indeed...

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...