Saturday, July 21, 2018

Group aces epic race

THE eighth expedition race, also known as the Adventure Race or Expedition Africa, took place in Namaqualand recently. Of the 52 teams that competed,...

Flexing muscles for R10000 prize

THERE were muscles galore in King William's Town as the inaugural House of Legends bodybuilding competition took place at Dale College Boy's Primary School...

Ashworth completes South African cleansweep of the Comrades Marathon after winning...

Ann Ashworth completed a South African clean sweep of the Comrades Marathon‚ winning the women’s title in 6:10:04 on Sunday. Comrades marathon female winner Ann...

Buffs recoup to win

BORDER Super League got was under way on Saturday at the Buffalo Park Stadium, with the Buffaloes defeating Mdantsane-based team Winter Rose 32-7. Buffs...

Baseball proves a hit

BASEBALL champion and Eagles coach Lwazi Mlondolozi launched the Billie Magengelele Baseball Revival Programme on Sunday at Sakhile Primary School in Mdantsane. “We want to...

Catch Projects team scores goal posts

IQ ACADEMY donated soccer goal posts to the U11 soccer team ODF Catch Projects’s U11 soccer team in Gonubie on last week Wednesday last...

Warning issued as full moon spring tide hits

Rough seas are expected across the country from Tuesday morning as a full moon brings about spring tides. The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) on...

Schools forge friendship

STUDENTS Rule Movement, an organisation that offers mentoring and life-skills programmes for academics residing in underprivileged communities, was recently the recipient of a given...

Kia-Leigh gets nod for Netherlands tour

CLARENDON High School Matric pupil Kia-Leigh Erasmus was recently selected to a 32-strong hockey team that will be travelling to the Netherlands in November. Out...

Great Kei Trek epic

By Riaan Odendaal THE inaugural Great Kei Trek took place over the weekend of 27 April 2018, a three-day Mountain Bike event that started at...

Defeat for Old Boys in UFH clash

THE rugby Super league continued in East London on Saturday with the Old Boys Rugby Football Club suffering a 12-6 loss against the University...

Staples makes a splash

THE Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro saw Jefferys Bay local, Dale Staples, win his first ever World Surfing League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) event...

A mixed bag of results on a day of four seasons

Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro, presented by Reef Wetsuits – Day 1 A day of four seasons that started off sunny with glassy two to...

Swallows take flight

THE Rugby Super League kicked off in East London on Saturday with Swallows Rugby Football hosting the Old Selbornians Rugby Football Club in Mdantsane. Swallows...

GALLERY: Rugby league starts

The Rugby Super League kicked off on Saturday with Swallows Rugby Football Club hosting Old Boys in Mdantsane. For a...

Off to Games in Ausie

EAST London-born Eloise Webb, 22, who was educated at Grens High School, will not only represent her home town but also South Africa as...

Table tennis umpire on world stage

LOCAL table tennis guru Tiffany Adams has been selected as a technical official for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games that kicked off in Australia...

EL golfer climbing the ranks

EAST London golfer, Lwazi Gqira, 25, is climbing the ladder of success. Gqira, formerly of Duncan Village, is currently ranked 54th in South Africa and...

Equipment boost for boxing federation

THE Buffalo City Boxing Federation was in high spirits on Saturday when it received their outstanding boxing equipment at the Gompo Hall in Duncan...

Champions Swallows fly high

THE Eastern Cape Super 12 Rugby Tournament came to an end on Saturday with Mdantsane team Swallows Rugby Football Club crowned as champions of...

Fun run swells coffers fro learning centre

THE Ezase Kasi Fun 7km run at Ekoneni Butchery at NU1 in Mdantsane at over the weekend raised funds for the needy. The event was...

Cycling for charity

THE Annual St Bernard's Hospice Cycle Challenge started yesterday with their “Pedal for a Purpose” cycle challenge. The three-day event ends tomorrow with the...

WATCH:Rugby tourney comes to an end

  Mdantsane rugby team, Swallows Rugby Football Club, beat Harlequins, team from Port Elizabeth, during the Eastern Cape Super 12 Rugby Tournament on Saturday. For...

Caster Semenya runs her fastest ever time on South African soil...

Caster Semenya continued to dominate the local scene after running her fastest ever time on South African soil in the 800m at the South...

Getting revved for Africa Bike Week

THE biggest free motorcycle event in Africa is coming to town next month and members of the public are invited to register in order...

Swallows soar in to big final

THE Eastern Cape Super 12 rugby tournament resumed last week Saturday after a semifinal match between Swallows Rugby Football Club (RFC) and Gardens RFC...

Join Colour Fun Run for good cause

MDANTSANE non-profit organisation Project Khulisanani will have their second run, 7km Ezase Kasi Colour Fun Run, on Saturday starting at Ekoneni Butchery, NU 1...

GALLERY:More pics of the Mile

  More pictures of the Merrifield Mile that took place at Wriggleswade Dam on Sunday, spectators came in their numbers to support their family members...

Epic Cycle for Grandads Army

OVER a happy and successful event last week, the Grandads Army launched their fourth annual Rob Burton memorial ride in aid of the local...

Super 12 reaches semifinals stage

  THE Eastern Cape Super 12 competition has come to an end, with the play-offs scheduled for this coming weekend, Saturday and Sunday. This past Saturday,...

Putting wind in youngsters’ sails

THE Buffalo River Yacht Club (BRYC) is giving youngsters from around Buffalo City a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to earn a sailing skipper's licence. Taught by Buffalo...

Putting wind in youngsters’ sails

Taught by Buffalo River Sailing School co-owners, Erich Jordan and John Atterbury, 47 youngsters have been attending a sailing course every Saturday from 9...

WATCH: Motorsport club championships

The first round of the Motorsport club championships took place over the weekend at the East London Grand Prix circuit and saw some excellent...

All eyes on Power Racers: Gallery

MARIUS van Zyl and Franco Cilliers claimed an emphatic win in the Standard Class of the surf competition at the Thundercat National Powerboat Racing...

Geared for Great Kei Trek

AFTER great excitement and anticipation, the Great Kei Trek was officially launched in East London last Thursday. Over a festive meet-up at Country Bumpkin, organiser...

Athletes, public enjoy Ironman 70.3

By Nonsindiso Qwabe Dozens of contestants from across the country and globe swam, cycled, and ran to cross the finish line in one of South Africa’s...

Powerboats return to EL

AFTER six years, the Powerboat National Championships returns to East London, where more than 50 boats will compete for a chance to take part...

EL doctor on a quest of love

Raising funds for kids at Ironman EAST London Famcare’s Dr Jason Thoresen will prove that he is not only an Ironman but that he also...

Jordaan to put his hand up for re-election as Safa president

South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan will stand for re-election when his term of office comes to an end in March next...

Lions coach De Bruin surprised at how Western Province easily beat...

He was most pleased with his team’s latest win which resulted in qualification for the Currie Cup semi-finals‚ but Golden Lions coach Swys de...

‘Let’s play, gents’

Future cricket stars kick off Khaya Majola Week today Battling it out in Bloem WAY back in 1940, philanthropist Lord Nuffield provided funding to start an...

Shark bites surfer

•Teenager keen to return to water despite needing 300 stitches to right leg, shin, thigh SARAH KINGON YOUNG surfer Dylan Puttergill, 14, is surprisingly upbeat and...

IT’S SHOWTIME

East London is gearing up for the massive Redline Festival on June 11 at the EL Grand Prix Circuit, with cars such as these...