Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Biathle duo to take on world

Super-fit young biathletes need funding for trip HUDSON Primary School pupils Luke Tinhof and Samantha Mouton will represent South Africa at the Biathle World Championships...

Border start Africa safari on the home front

The cricket season gets under way on the Border this weekend as the fourth leg of the 2017 Africa Cup takes centre-stage at Buffalo...

ARTY CLASS

The Grade 3s at Clarendon Preparatory enjoyed making paper mache birds with teacher Melissa Bottcher. Sharon’s Art School runs the Grade 2 and 3...

‘Extra-special’ legends heritage tournament on cards

SPORT fanatics from King William’s Town and surrounding areas will be entertained with a fun- filled day at the fifth annual Africans Sport Club...

EL pupil off to Rome to test open waters

TAYLA Botha, 15, has been selected to represent South Africa in open water swimming at the Len Cup, part of the European National League...

Sole Destroyer just around the corner

Popular race tough but scenic FOR 25 years and still going strong, the Caltex Sole Destroyer half marathon has tested the endurance and stamina of...

Mahlambi joins Al Ahly in a four-year deal set to net...

BY MARK GLEESON Phakamani Mahlambi has joined Al Ahly of Egypt in deal that is likely the biggest involving any South African club and will...

Fast and furious

Capris, bikes rev up the action at Border Motorsport Club champs SATURDAY greeted Border Motorsport Club (BMC) with a beautiful spring sunrise, with the promise...

Five reasons why Bafana Bafana will beat Cape Verde

BY TIYANI MABASA If you were a betting man‚ you would probably give Bafana Bafana a straight win over Cape Verde in Tuesday's 2018 World...

Goodwill Games to produce fireworks at Breidbach venue

THIS year’s edition of the Goodwill Games football tournament hosted by Breidbach Football Association (Brefa) and East London Central Local Football Association (ELCLFA) is...

Selborne ‘significance’

STARTED by the Selborne College U16A rugby coach Jono Kruger, the Tries for Lives initiative has raised R15000 for the King's Children's Home and...

Ncita believes the fight game is losing much of its lustre...

By MFUNDO PILISO Retired professional boxer from Mdantsane Welcome Ncita thinks going back to basics could bring amateur boxing to its former glory in the township. Speaking...

Benjamin pips local star, Emslie, to SA surfing title

Emslie just falls short AN overwhelmed Brandon Benjamin of Cape Town Surfriders became the 52nd South African Men’s Champion at Nahoon Reef on Sunday, beating...

Anglers line up for fishing event

Border Blacktips host outing at Hamburg, Birha THE Border Blacktips RASSPL (Rock And Surf Super Pro League) team will be hosting their fourth Rock n...

Pocket dynamo does trick yet again at Midmar

By Ross Roche East London triathlon star Cindy Schwulst was in superb form over the past weekend as she powered her way to victory in the...

Emslie can’t hide his pain after falling short

By Ross Roche The 2017 Mercedes-Benz SA Surfing championships came to a climatic conclusion on Sunday afternoon when Cape Town Surfrider Brandon Benjamin and eThekweni Surfrider...

High school festival to have on point entertainment

WITH the aim of bringing communities together, Greenpoint High School in Buffalo Flats will host their 12th Annual Festival on Saturday. The festival forms part...

Hudson star selected for T20 global showpiece

By Ross Roche Hudson Park High School fast bowling sensation, Akhona Mnyaka, became the youngest selection for the money-spinning T20 Global Destination League when he became...

EC pupils reach new heights

By MFUNDO PILISO Rural community school in Potsdam, Qasana High took the top honours in the Peppy Thomas Foundation (PTF) sport tournament, while Ngcelwane High proved...

Gavin Hunt frustrated by Wits’ poor start to the season

BY NICK SAID Gavin Hunt was left frustrated again by his team’s inefficiency in front of goal that has seen them winless in their opening...

Top teams compete in Dispatch race

By Ross Roche In perfect weather conditions for cycling, close to 400 cyclists turned out to take part in the 2017 Daily Dispatch Cycle Tour race...

Selborne pupil at top of his squash game

Worth ranked first in U16 SA Schools Squash SELBORNE College pupil Tristan Worth has been ranked first in South African Schools Squash in the U16...

King netball action continues

Zwelitsha All Stars centre Sinoxolo Sentile aims to pass the ball during their King William’s Town Netball Association league game played against Sweetwaters All...

Huge boost for grassroots hockey

Saha rolls out development plan for kids SOUTH African Hockey Association (SAHA) has brought a plan to East London grow the sport from grassroots level. The...

UPDATE: Huge swells and strong wind test surfers at SA Champs

SURFERS at the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SA Championships had to deal with 6 to 8 foot surf, strong winds and an energy-sapping paddle on day...

MILESTONE MOMENT

Stirling head girl Lise Siebert played her 100th game for the school’s first hockey team recently against Hudson Park. Both teams welcomed her on...

Surfers’ invasion

200 surfers in Nahoon Reef battle for SA Surfing Champs honours  NAHOON Reef is currently a hive of activity after the arrival of over 200...

Close, clean driving sets pace at regionals

BORDER Karting hosted round four of the Border Karting Club Championship and the regional championship for the 60cc class on Saturday. It was a day...

Top netball showcase in King

THE second week of the King William’s Town Netball Association (KWTNA) League games took place at the weekend and have already produced netball of...

Clarendon stick it to opposition

EL girls win hockey challenge CLARENDON High from East London became the new SPAR Eastern Cape School Girls’ Hockey Challenge champions when they defeated York...

In the swing of it

Team Crusaders players Richard Pretorius (captain) and Dennis Block of King William’s Town took part in a golf Betterball Stableford competition which saw them...

Viaene bags SA title in J-Bay

Border star beats WP rival to waveski prize SPECTATORS and competitors were treated to spectacular waveski surfing during the 2017 SA Waveski Championships in Jeffreys...

Semenya rival knew one thing – Caster was coming for her

By David Isaacson Ajee Wilson knew one thing as she raced around the final bend of the women’s 800m in London on Sunday night — Caster...

PE game against Argentina ‘will be thriller’

BY:George Byron Springbok assistant coach Johann van Graan is predicting a thriller in Port Elizabeth against Argentina, saying most games in the Rugby Championship are...

Ryk Neethling joins Princess Charlene campaign against drowning

By Staff Reporter Olympic swimming champion Ryk Neethling has been announced as CEO of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation in South Africa. Friends from their days...

Man nabbed for illegally selling ticket

By Malibongwe Dayimani  A man was arrested by the East London police on Saturday for unlawfully selling tickets at inflated prices outside the Buffalo City Stadium...

Baxter wary of Bafana, Zambia stalemate in EL

By MFUNDO PILISO Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter said it will be mission impossible to compete in the return leg of the Chan qualifiers against...

U16 player in SA side

SELBORNE College Grade 10 pupil, Ethan Boucher, has been selected for the South African Under 16 hockey squad after the U16 interprovincial hockey tournament...

COMMITTED TEAMWORK

During the holidays, the George Randell U13 hockey team and their coaches Nadine Ranger, left, and Tammy Malan, travelled to Bloemfontein to attend the...

‘Karate nurse’ excels at WJKA

Frere sister rises above adversity A FRERE Hospital orthopaedic sister went to the World Japan Karate Association Championships in the Netherlands and came back with...

‘Pressure Cooker’ now doing what he loves for the kids

By Mesuli Zifo Jackie Gunguluza may hold the ignominy of being one the best boxers produced in the land never to win a world title. But the...

HOCKEY TOUR

Cambridge High School hosted hockey players from King Edward VI, from England, above, recently. The first and U16A Cambridge boys’ teams played against the...

Big King Adventure Challenge in store

IT IS time for the King Adventure Challenge taking place this weekend, from the Dale College sports grounds. The newly-launched Pink Fairy Multisport Adventures are...

Makalima proves she’s fully game

By Bhongo Jacob Coaches and club managers frown when they see their games will be officiated by a woman, sometimes even asking to see her credentials,...

Teen surfski stars off to Hong Kong

Two conquer the ocean to make U18 SA team THE recent South African Surfski Championships held in Durban saw local surfski talents, Zara Wood and...

Van Niekerk qualifies for 200m world champ finals

By David Isaacson Wayde van Niekerk qualified for the 200m final at the world championships‚ but he had to do it as a fastest qualifier in...

Justine Palframan is learning how to smile again

By David Isaacson Justine Palframan goes into the 200m heats at the world championships in London on Tuesday night after learning how to smile again. The 2015...

Jegels comes back with a bang

By Mesuli Zifo East London golden girl Leighandre Jegels returned to the ring after completing her university degree to knock out Tanzanian Fatuma Yazidu in two...

Rain no deterrent as thousands pack Sisa Dukashe to watch Chippa-Chiefs...

By Bhongo Jacob Mdantsane’s Sisa Dukashe Stadium was packed with avid soccer fans from across the Eastern Cape all there to witness Chippa United take on...

Sanabo steers clear of big funding row

By Mesuli Zifo The row unfolding at International Amateur Boxing Association (Aiba) hierarchy has nothing to do with the funds spent on the Year of Africa...