Thursday, January 24, 2019
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

SWPSA water polo tournament a splashing success [GALLERY]

Last weekend, East London played host to the Schools Water Polo South Africa (SWPSA) National Tournament which saw teams from all over South Africa...

All aboard for Regatta

For those of you wondering how to cap off the festive season before the dreaded return to work and school, the Buffalo Regatta has...

No stopping Women on the Run

Eastern Cape-based Wild Women on the Run were recently nominated as Daily Dispatch Local Heroes 2018. The organisation is currently organising runs in China to...

Trail run winners

The Kempston Hogsback Trail Run took place in Hosgabck on Saturday, and was well-attended by running clubs from East London as well as those...

Time for the Hagmorkei

MORGAN Bay Hotel will host their annual Hagmorkei race, walk and cycle race tomorrow. The race will start at Haga Haga Club at 8am and...

Unbeatable Dale young guns

  Dale Junior under-13 rugby was unbeaten this season, with only one draw out of 24 games played. Dale Junior marketing manager Luyanda Mpande said this...

Summer Games heat is on

The annual SA National School Sport Championships are under way in Johannesburg and will run until Friday. Also known as the Summer Games, the Eastern...

Pupils show off their bowls skills

Nahoon Mouth Bowling Club (NMBC) hosted Merrifield Preparatory School and College recently in a successful bowling competition. The 96 pupils and two staff members enjoyed...

Battle of the sexes hitting sixes

Gonubie Cricket Club (GCC) played a mixed match between the men’s side and the newly formed women’s team on Sunday at the Gonubie Sports...

Cyclists pack in for 70km event

Express Kwelera to Kei had their seventh mountain bike ride on Saturday with 894 cyclists taking part, making it one of the biggest cycling...

Howzat for you?

Advance for Life Christian Academy cricket coach, Nolubablo Nxomfo, has qualified as the only woman professional cricket umpire in the province. Nxomfo is currently the...

Cycling for a cause

The Dream Cycle Foundation had a pitstop in East London on Thursday, raising funds for charity by cycling from Durban to Cape Town. Butch Webster,...

Chad Le Clos dives in to develop swimming in SA

Olympic gold medalist Chad le Clos launched the Le Clos Foundation on Thursday to promote and develop swimming in South Africa. The foundation is partnering...

South Africa should host 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup – Danny...

SA Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan has confirmed SA’s interest in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup and has revealed that he is...

South Africa has only six months to prepare for African Nations...

SA will likely only have six months to prepare for an event that usually takes years to plan and South African Football (Safa) president...

Spanish adventure for Premiere youngsters

Three young soccer young stars from the Hamilton Club Premiere Football Academy in East London are set to jet off to Valencia, Spain on...

Inaugural Sevens tourney for youth

Berlin Tigers rugby team coach and founder of the Berlin School Rugby Revival Programme Leo Mbini will be hosting the very first Leo Mbini...
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South African Historic Grand Prix Festival East London November 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MD6Ojkq9Cec&feature=youtu.be SOUNDS OF YESTERDAY - Take a step back in time and get a feel for the emotions of drivers and spectators from the 1930's.

EL Games kick off

The third annual installment of the Steve Vukile Tshwete (SVT) Games is continuing will take place in East London despite the recent protest action...

Spar Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run (Gallery with video)

FORTY years ago the Daily Dispatch hosted its first Fun Run and until a couple of years ago it was generally held in the...

South African Historic Grand Prix Festival (Gallery)

REMINISCENT of a bygone era, the East London Grand Prix circuit hosted the South African Historic Grand Prix Festival, an event organised by Speedstream...

Young, old, disabled enjoy race

More than 2,500 runners and walkers took part in the 40th Daily Dispatch/SPAR Summer Fun Run on Sunday – double 2017’s entry. Both races –...

Father and son flag in judo champs

East London father and son duo Ronnie and Drake Strydom achieved podium finishes after competing in the Commonwealth Judo Championships held in India from...

Join the Mo Fun Run

The fourth annual Noble Men MO 5km Fun Run will be held take place on December 1 at Floradale Nursery, and the organisers are...

New York run for Heyman

LOCAL runner Jacky Heyman, 50, was part of a field of 52,697 runners that participated in the New York 42.2km Marathon in the US...

Aquanova Open Swim Day [GALLERY]

MAKING A SPLASH: Members of the Aquanova Aquatic Club in the swim of things at their held its Open Swim Day last Saturday at...

Gonubie Coastal Challenge & Coastal Breeze [GALLERY]

ROAD RUNNERS: There was a fantastic turnout for the 31st Gonubie 21km Coastal Challenge and 10km Coastal Breeze races held at Gonubie Bowling Club...

Tribal Triathlon – Race 3 [GALLERY]

CROSSING THE LINE: Kiara Herman and Nathan Gallacher were the female and male winners of the Mini category at Race 3 of the Tribal...

STREET TO STRIP DRAG EVENT

REVVING IT UP: A few of the competitors waiting for their turn to entertain spectators at the Street to Strip Drag event hosted at...

Daily Dispatch run for a good cause

Those looking for a fun outdoors event will be interested in the SPAR Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run taking place at the Orient Pools...

Cyclists to brave 394km for St Bernards Hospice

St Bernards Hospice will host be hosting their 10th annual Cycle Challenge from November 21 to November 23. The popular race will see 25...

Historic Grand Prix to be held in East London

One of the biggest motoring events in the country is just right around the corner and is set to take place in East London....

Awards aim to encourage

Manyano Youth Development Drive (MYDD) will host be hosting their second annual sports awards on tomorrow at the NU1 Community Hall in Mdantsane. The main...

Swimmers take part in Aquathon Day at gym

Enthusiastic swimmers took part in the annual Worldwide Aquathon Day at Virgin Active Gym in Quigney, East London on Saturday. Event organiser Rose Hartzenberg said...

MOPAR 4 HOUR ENDURANCE 2018

The MOPAR 4 HOUR Endurance 2018 was recently held in East London. Photo's supplied   ...

Selborne pupil Liam flies SA flag high in Egypt

Kayser’s Beach and Selborne Primary School pupil Liam Prime, 11, waved the South African flag high at the Biathle and Triathle World Championships in...

Sports club started after plea by youth

Sunnyridge Rugby Football Club (SRFC) was established in August 2018 this year with the a purpose of keeping young boys off the streets and...

King Classic earn victory spoils

WINNING silverware has become a trend for King Classic after winning the King William’s Town Masters Football Association (KWTMFA) inaugural tournament in Ginsberg over...

Nature’s Rest hosts at fun run for a good cause

NATURE'S Rest hosted a beach fun run and charity market day on Saturday to create a platform for local charity organisations to raise funds...

Baseball tourney a hit Six schools compete

The Mongezi Mali U13 baseball tournament took place last week with six schools competing against each other at NU13 Sakhile Senior Primary School in...

Off to world champs

East London bodybuilding couple Jaime Griffiths and Stephen Strydom have jetted off to represent SA at the Physical Culture Association (PCA) World Championships in...

Summerpride Foods Scary Run/Walk [GALLERY]

MONSTER MASH: There was plenty of spooky fun to be had at the Summerpride Foods Scary Run/Walk held at the Selborne Old Boys Club...

Stirling pupil in SA team

Stirling High School pupil Danieke de Kock has been selected to be a South African representative in duathlon at the Pontevedra ITU Standard Distance...

Four junior surfers out to make waves in US

Four East London pupils are representing SA at the VISSLA International Surfing Association (ISA) World Junior Championships in Huntington Beach, California in the United...

Full throttle action raises funds for leukemia patient

A large crowd gathered at Wetherd MX Park in Kayser's Beach over the weekend for the Wetherd Racing Throttle Day 2018. The event was...

EL local excels at the national championships

East London local, Jethro Schwartz, finished second in the 1660 class at the World Motorsport South Africa (Womza) dirt oval National championship held in...

Splash out with lifesaving skills

The Nippers division of the East London Lifesaving Club – , a lifesaving club aimed at children aged eight to 13, thirteen, was in...

Going the distance

The second Tribal Triathlon series took place last on Sunday at Orient Beach with windy and choppy sea conditions providing a challenge for competitors. A...

King Bowling Club Classic a success

What a weekend, what an event! That is the verdict from all those who participated in the annual Old Buck-sponsored King Bowling Club Classic...

Legends Marathon right around the corner

On Sunday October 21, one of the Eastern Cape's flagship compendium of road races, the Legends 68, 21.1 and 10km events, along with a...