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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Former Bafana midfielder Quinton Fortune eyes Man United coaching job

Former Bafana Bafana and Manchester United attacking midfielder Quinton Fortune has said that racism will not stand in his way of becoming a manager...

Renier Grobler: A life cut tragically short

The 1969-70 Springbok rugby tour of Britain and Ireland became known as the “demo-tour,” with anti-apartheid activists using every opportunity to turn the playing...

Finally! Relief from lockdown as live sport returns to SA small...

The novel coronavirus-enforced lockdown will be easier to deal with as pay-channel broadcaster SuperSport has announced that live sport will be making...

Club is geared to promote cycling in Buffalo City

Making strides within local cycling circles, the AmaQhawe Cycling Club has grown immensely, with members having recently returned from the annual 42nd Cape Town...

Swimmer to represent SA

A deep passion for aquatics has led to Taylor-Jade Van Huyssteen being chosen for the SA Artistic Swimming team, which will be travelling to...

Swallows remain on top of Super 14 log after win against...

PE team coach amits mistakes cost them dearly Hundreds of rugby fans crowded into the Mdantsane Unit 1 Stadium on Saturday during the Eastern Cape...

WATCH: Chaos as speeding car drives onto the pitch during soccer...

Soccer fans around the country are still stunned after an unidentified man drove his car onto the pitch and allegedly tried to run over...

GALLERY: RMB Buffalo Regatta 2020

THE RMB Buffalo Regatta was recently hosted by the East London Boating Association (ELBA) along the banks of the Buffalo River. This year is the...

Champions all in 13th Ironman 70.3

About 1,400 athletes flocked to the East London beachfront last weekend for the Ironman 70.3 SA. Cape Town’s Matt Trautman was crowned the men’s...

High hopes for Ironman 70.3

Buckingham also aiming to reclaim African champ title The gruelling annual Ironman 70.3 race is back for the 13th time on Sunday and local fitness...

Athlete needs help getting to race in Slovakia

Mdantsane triathlete in need of R40,000 Mdantsane athlete Sikelela Kakele will be going to the Triathlon World Championships in Slovakia in 2020. Kakele qualified for...

Young surfer makes waves in California

Merrifield College pupil Daniel Emslie certainly made waves after participating in the Vissla International Surfing Association World Junior Surfing Championships at Huntington Beach, in...

Twins splash out at clinic

A “can-do” attitude and extreme discipline are what has propelled 23-year-old national swimmers Alaric and Alard Basson to where they are. The twins graced...

Just believe in pedal power

St Bernard’s Hospice Pedal for a Purpose to raise funds for palliative care for all The annual St Bernard’s Hospice Pedal for a Purpose Cycle...

Champ fueled by a passion to succeed in life

Passion, discipline and humility helped Selborne College Grade 11 pupil Brady Choudree to win the Border Karting Clubmans 4 Stroke Class A championship last...

SA’s Jola makes top 6 in Korea

Discipline and hard work paid off for Mdantsane-born Bulelani Jola, 32, who reached the top six at the recent Physical Culture Association (PCA) Korea...

Cluster’s learning curve

Local women’s soccer team takes on international outfit Osnabrucker in fast-paced match A fast-paced match of under-17 women's soccer took place last Wednesday as the...

Charity golf day helps Choc

The first annual Cancer Charity Golf Day, hosted by putcomafani Consulting, took place at East London Golf Course last Friday. The golf day was started...

Fundraising event a ball

The Buffalo City Municipality Touch Association (BCMTA) recently held a fund-raising eventfunction at Spur in Vincent Park for players who will be touring to...

Clarendon pupils get into combat mode

Grade 8 pupils eight students from Clarendon High School spent their afternoon in a three-hour workshop learning tips on self-defence with Kalah Combat and...

Giving it stick at tourney

The second annual Hackers and Slackers hockey tournament took place last Saturday at the Buco Park, in Bunkers Hill as 10 teams fought tackled...

GALLERY: More pics of SAMCA…

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Road warriors get set for epic Washie 100

An ultra marathon known as the The Washie 100 ultra marathon will hold its have its epic 43rd edition to start 5pm on July...

All boots and glitter …

Glitter, boots, star-studded uniforms and discipline is what the East London community have been exposed to as the South African Majorettes and Cheerleading Association...

GALLERY:Majorettes entertain East London

About 104 teams (3,400 athletes) made up of both majorettes and cheerleaders from all over the country to took part in the South African...

EL sportsman plays it forward

For Sikelela Kakele, the dream of training a team to participate in the SA and Continental Duathlon Championships in Cape Town has been realised. The...

Cycle ride to recall heroes

Eager cyclists from East London-based Amaqhawe Cycling Club gathered in King William's Town for a commemorative ride to East London last Monday. The group started...

Youth embrace street festival

The youth of Mdantsane showcased their many talents when Project Khulisanani hosted their third Ezase Kasi Street Festival at the Ekoneni Butchery & Bar...

Viaene is crowned King

The highly anticipated King of the Reef, hosted by the Border Waveski Surfing Association was held recently at Nahoon Reef in East London, with...

Moss wins big in pool

Courage, grit and a passion for swimming are just some of the qualities that Matthew Moss, a grade 8 Stirling High School pupil, possesses. Fifteen-year-old...

Baseball coach off to join SA squad camp

Baseball champion and Eagles coach Lwazi Mlondolozi, 32, has been invited to be part of the South African baseball team in Cape Town later ...

First-timer wins

Endurance, strategy and good weather were key factors in the second edition of the Real Gijimas 50km Ultra Marathon which started in Zwelitsha on...

Local sport put in spotlight

Black athletes highlighted For the co-founders of Grit Sports, an interactive digital sports platform, it was important to shine a spotlight on sports – especially...

Lady Blitzbokke captain leads from the front

THE UNWAVERING spirit of determination comes in the form of the Springbok Women's Sevens rugby team captain Zintle Mpupha from Mdantsane near East London. The...

Beautiful bows his pride and joy

WARRICK Harvey of East London is the go-to person for custom-made bows, which have won him reached international acclaim. A young Harvey fell in love...

Warriors Cubs excel

Cricket South Africa Franchise Cubs Week took place in Stellenbosch from January 3 to 7 and Selborne College pupils Matt Dewar and Matthew Fourie...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

Local athlete beats odds

Mdantsane-based athlete Sikelela Kakele is a beacon of hope for his community after having overcome the odds to become a driven, competitive triathlete. “I originally...

Leon wins Tribal run

Over 103 tri-athletes braved the cold weather on Sunday to take part in the first Tribal Triathlon Series Race of the season at Orient...