Saturday, February 27, 2021

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...

Young Chiefs FC give back to local community

Young Chiefs Football Club players have been commended by their local community after the team donated food parcels to needy people in Zwelitsha last...

The Boks captain who never lost a series

After their excellent showing against the 1970 All Blacks, the Springboks rugby team showed a number of changes after the retirement of some of...

Book tells story of cricket star barred from representing SA due...

Lately, references to racism in sport have raised their ugly head again, with a number of top sportsmen, particularly cricketers, having their say. Interestingly, almost...

Rain delays start of fourth day of England-West Indies Test

Heavy rain over Manchester delayed the start of play on the fourth day of the third and final Test between England and the West...

Barca president Bartomeu confident Lionel Messi will sign new deal

Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu says he has "no doubt" that captain Lionel Messi will sign a new contract with the La Liga club. Messi,...

IN PICTURES | Virtual fashion at the Durban July

  There were no roaring crowds, no avant-garde outfits and no naked men preparing for the 13th race as Belgarion crossed the finish line to...

Historic 1991 tour to India ‘never to be forgotten’, says former...

Last week’s article on the short visit by the Proteas to India for a three-match tour brought back some exciting memories for former Border...

Lewis Hamilton claims record win and top spot in title race

Lewis Hamilton equalled one of Michael Schumacher's many records on Sunday when he delivered a classic drive to become the first driver to complete...

World champion Hamilton leads Mercedes 1-2 at Styrian GP

A dominant Lewis Hamilton secured his first win of the season and the 85th of his career with a perfectly-judged victory from pole position...

PSL puts forward 11 playing venues in Johannesburg and Pretoria for...

General view of a packed Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg. The venue will be used as one of the stadiums for the resumption...

Siya Kolisi biography will hit shelves in 2021: what you need...

A book about the “most influential person in rugby”, Siya Kolisi, is set to hit shelves next year. On Tuesday, the Springbok captain confirmed the...

Overseas players should be available if the Springboks get to play...

If, and this is a considerable ‘if’, the Springboks get to play Test rugby later this year, they should have their overseas based players...

Meet CSYDA’s only female player

Inga Makhoba has not let anything deter her from becoming the first and, so far, only female player at the East London-based Carlos Soccer...

1965: a bad year for SA rugby

South Africa have been among the top rugby union nations in the world for 129 years, but if ever a survey was made to...

Cricketer of the year Quinton de Kock opens up about stepping...

SA men’s cricketer of the year Quinton de Kock has revealed why he was stood down as captain of the Test team and said...

Dingaan Thobela’s Tiger taming payback for earlier loss

All that Dingaan "The Rose of Soweto" Thobela needed to do was to survive his 12-rounder against Tony "Tiger" Lopez at Sun City on...

De La Hoya comes out of retirement

Capping an illustrious boxing career that included 10 titles in six weight divisions and an Olympic gold medal, retired boxer Oscar "Golden Boy" De...

Jessi Combs posthumously recognised as the world’s fastest woman

Guinness World Records says host of 'All Girls Garage' reached over 841km/h in her fatal record attempt Race car driver Jessi Combs has posthumously been...

Manchester City will give Liverpool guard of honour, says Guardiola

Manchester City will give newly crowned Premier League champions Liverpool a guard of honour when the teams meet at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday,...

Safa chief medical officer Dr Ngwenya explains safe return to play...

SA Football Association (Safa) chief medical officer Dr Thulani Ngwenya has explained the second stage of the plan established in conjunction with the Premier...

Root reminds England of Windies’ bowling depth

England batsmen must prepare well if they are to get the better of a "formidable" West Indies bowling attack in the three-test series next...

How the D’Oliveira affair affected SA cricket

The 1960s were turbulent years for cricket in this country, but by the end of the decade there was no doubt that SA was...

Blues hold off Highlanders comeback to win in Auckland

The Auckland Blues made it three wins out of three in Super Rugby Aotearoa with a thrilling 27-24 victory over the Otago Highlanders in...

Sports Minister Mthethwa gives green light to cricket‚ tennis and swimming

The Department of Sport‚ Arts and Culture has give the green light for seven non-contact sports to resume matches‚ including cricket‚ tennis‚ canoeing and...

Covid-19 cancels Cape Town Marathon

Another major sports event has been forced to cancel due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. On June 23, Athletics South Africa president Aleck Skhosana announced...

Safa waiting for PSL to give them dates to resume and...

South African Football Association (Safa) chief executive officer Tebogo Motlanthe says they are waiting for the Premier Soccer League (PSL) to give them the...

Sipamla hoping to use presence of former Proteas in the SA...

Fast bowler  has said having former Proteas in the national team’s coaching staff will help young and upcoming players like him adjust well to...

‘It brings a lump to your throat’: let’s honour 1995’s fallen...

The deaths of Kitch Christie‚ Ruben Kruger‚ Joost van der Westhuizen‚ James Small and Chester Williams are so keenly felt because they are indelibly...