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...

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...