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...

2021 Kearsney Rugby Festival teams named

The teams for the 2021 Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival have been announced, with three new schools being added to the roster. Two of the new...

Adventure awaits you at Christmas market at Hope

Situated just off Voortrekker Road in Summerpride is Hope Schools, an independent Christian school whose name couldn’t be more fitting. “Constrained by the love of...

Argentina soccer legend Maradona dies of heart attack

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona, widely regarded as one of the game's greatest ever players, died of a heart attack on Wednesday, his lawyer...

Pink Fairy raising funds for Border SPCAs

Mike Webb, better known as The Pink Fairy, is giving the term “fundraising trail” a rather literal meaning. As part of the upcoming Kwelera to...

New family-friendly park promises plenty of bundu-bashing action

Those looking for a more active way to spend their weekends should visit the Beacon Bay Country Club to try out the new BOHS...

Caster Semenya takes her fight to European Court of Human Rights

Caster Semenya is pushing ahead with her battle against World Athletics‚ taking the world government body to the European Court of Human Rights. Her SA...

Plenty of karting action at Grand Prix racetrack

On October 31, under cool and cloudy conditions, Border Karting held their fifth and penultimate round of the 2020 Championship at the EL Grand...

Cricket SA independent board member resigns‚ with rest of the board...

Cricket South Africa (CSA) independent director Dheven Dharmalingam has resigned and the entire board is also expected to follow in his footsteps and step...

Level 1 provides some relief to Oxford Striders

The continued easing of lockdown restrictions has brought some relief to the many sporting clubs in East London, but there is still a long...

Nadal wins 13th French Open to claim record-equalling 20th Grand Slam...

Spain's Rafael Nadal demolished world number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia 6-0 6-2 7-5 in the French Open final to claim a record-equalling 20th...

Meeting could decide future make-up of Cricket SA

Cricket South Africa’s board and its member’s council will be engaged in a meeting on Saturday that for all intents and purposes could decide...

Bowling Club renting out club house

The Beacon Bay Bowling Club is calling for assistance as the ongoing lockdown continues to hit them hard financially. While the country moved to Level...

Gonubie Harriers help Carel du Toit Centre

The Gonubie Harriers Running Club is taking part in the Hear to Run challenge over the course of September, in support of the Carel...

Safety first at Wanda’s Swimming School

In a coastal city such as East London, learning to swim is important. It’s no surprise, then, that the city has its fair share...

100km challenge for Carel du Toit

September is Deaf Awareness Month and to mark it, the Carel du Toit Centre in East London will be hosting a virtual run to...

SPAR virtual challenge in support of GBV victims

To do its part to help tackle gender-based violence (GBV) in SA, SPAR has promised to donate the entry fee proceeds from its upcoming...

Join Friday 5K Solo Run Series

The second round of the FNB Run Your City Series (RYC) Friday 5K Solo Run will take place on Friday August 28, with runners...