Pupil’s dream comes true

HUDSON Park High School pupil Nonelela Yikha was recently selected for the South African U19 cricket team to tour India from February 15 to...

Off to take on world for SA

Triathlete hard in training for gruelling champs in Australia EAST Londoner Jason Reed will be part of the South African team that will be competing...

Aphiwe Dyantyi ‘B’ sample to be tested this week after failed...

Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi’s ‘B’ sample following a positive drug’s test will be done on Tuesday and the findings should be public by the...

In fine form

Selborne College first XI batsman Matt Dewar is in superb form having scored 110 against rivals Queen’s College three weeks ago and then following...

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...

Narrow two-second win for Hejana in Trevor Klose

The annual Trevor Klose 10km Race took place on last Sunday morning, hosted by the East London Athletics Club in Cambridge. A closely contested men's...

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...

Development gala a ‘great’ platform for future swim stars

The bi-annual Aquanova Aquatic Club’s Guppy and Junior Star Gala took place on a sunny Saturday amid a throng of parents and children at...

Women’s T20 cricket added to 2022 Commonwealth Games

Cricket is set to return to the Commonwealth Games after a 24-year absence with organisers confirming on Tuesday that the programme for Birmingham 2022...

Boxing, street soccer, netball to commemorate Madiba’s centenary year

TO commemorate Nelson Mandela’s centenary year, the Eastern Cape Department of Sports,  Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSRAC) , along with Buffalo City Metro Municipality...

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...

Boks not taking minnows Namibia lightly – and will avoid making...

In a country where everything‚ especially the language, feels as foreign as it can possibly get‚ the Springboks will be drawn even further out...

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...

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...

BushWhacker Tuff a true adventure

THE team from Won Adventure have brought a new event to the 2017 calendar with the BushWhacker Tuff. This 35km adventure challenge will steer teams...

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...

Series draws record entry

Tough conditions add to it all TRIBAL are very proud to announce that the third instalment of the TRIBAL Triathlon Series was a phenomenal success...

Sons run for cancer support

The “Three Cousins” – Brenton de la Harpe, David Prinsloo and Russell Weare – are on a mission to raise R1m for East London-based...

Warriors on the march

Master blaster Jonker paves way in T20 format CRICKET lovers have been enthralled by the excellent showing of the Eastern Cape franchise, the Warriors, during...

Karters in hot form

GARTH FLUSK ON SATURDAY 26 karts took to the Formula K circuit for the last round of the championship, in the hope of improving lap...

Bok coach Erasmus ahead of Japan showdown: ‘We definitely know we...

Rassie Erasmus is naturally drawn to the shadows. If the Springbok coach had his way for the knockout stages at this Rugby World Cup (RWC)...

MOPAR 4 HOUR ENDURANCE 2018

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

The final countdown! Bok coach Erasmus names the men to face...

Thoroughly emboldened by his players’ performances‚ confident Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus reassembled the men he believes fit for purpose to pluck England’s petals in...

New wheelchair for grateful teen

There was much joy at the Daily Dispatch offices on Tuesday when Litha Soldati, 17, received her modified wheelchair sponsored by the Eastern Cape...

Frisbee fanatics in EL take the lead

Mention the word frisbee and images of beaches and border collies spring to mind, but playing with the disc usually associated with casual beach...

Gear up for Beacon Bay Retail Park Run

YOUNG and old are urged to shake the dust off their takkies on Saturday to take part in the fourth annual Beacon Bay Retail...

Inspirational! This mom did an actual Ironman at her house during...

Sporting event after sporting event has been cancelled in SA and around the world as officials attempt to prevent the spread of the coronavirus....

Border 1000 draws young and ‘older’

THE NFB Border 1000 cycle tour took place on Sunday, with the young, and not so young, taking part. The race had three starting points,...

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...

The day cricket history was made

Seventy years ago, sporting history was made in Queenstown when a schoolboy cricketer from Queen’s College created a world record which remains unbeaten to this...

Sport analyst David Kekana has died

TimesLIVE has learnt that well-known sports analyst and former Sunday Times journalist David Kekana has died. SABC reports that he died on Sunday in hospital after...

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...

Special Champions League screening at Old Selbornian

Sports lovers are in for a treat this weekend courtesy of local soccer fan Tony Koch. To celebrate the Champions League Final, Koch has...

Stamrood’s stamina takes him to a century of Robben Island swims

Having completed 99 Robben Island swims, Ryan Stamrood said his crossing on Thursday came with the most pressure. "The 100th swim definitely made me the...

Teams off to nationals

THE second annual Eastern Cape Majorettes and Cheerleading Association’s (ECMA) provincial championship took place on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Gonubie Primary School. Parents and...

Fast, furious at the races

Top class racing at Border 100 THE Border 100 Race Day was held at the East London Grand Prix Circuit last week Saturday with a...

Border show their class in squash IPT

The Border Schools Squash teams excelled have done exceptionally well at the recent SA Schools Squash National Inter-Provincial Tournament (IPT) which took place in...

Tough fight among huge 70.3 entry

Britain’s ‘relieved’ Jodie Cunnama keeps title MORE than 2000 athletes converged on Buffalo City this past weekend for the 10th annual Standard Bank Ironman 70.3...

Sports Minister Mthethwa spells out intention to ‘de-fund and de-recognise’ CSA

Minister of Sport Nathi Mthethwa has informed the interim board and members council of Cricket South Africa (CSA) his intention to invoke section 13(5)...

Cyclists converge on Great Kei Trek

The second annual Great Kei Trek (GKT) took place recently with over 200 people participating. Cyclists from all over the world, including the USA,...

‘Seal training’ for six

SIX Selborne College pupils have been selected to take part in the South African Water Polo training squad in Port Elizabeth from December 8...

ON A GOOD GALLOP

Merrifield College are proud of pupil Chloe Pagel who has been selected to represent Eastern Cape in the Challenge Showing team going to the...

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...

Hockey honchos

FIGHTING FOR POSSESSION: Africans Hockey Club centre forward Abigail Thompson (blue jersey) battles for ball possession with a Old Selbornians (Old Boys) third team opponent...

Local koi owners show their finest

Entrants judged on size and variety SARAH KINGON A LARGE variety of colourful creatures were on display at the ninth annual Eastern Cape Koi Show at...

Border karters rev up the track

Smith on a roll at club champs GEOFF STEPHEN ROUND 5 of the Border Karting Club championships took place on Saturday and some more high-paced action...

Parkruns speeding along just nicely in Buffalo City as it marks...

By DDC - The past weekend saw parkrun international celebrate 13 years of the phenomenon that started with just 13 runners in Bushy Park, London in 2004. Bruce...

Netball action in league

  THE East London netball league officially started at Hamilton Sports Club on Saturday with 10 teams from Buffalo City Municipality playing in entertaining matches. The...

Teams Tuff it out in adventure race

Nevarest, Painted Wolf win categories in 150km epic THE abundant “Transkei”, a wild and mystic land drenched in history and promise, proved to be the...

Liverpool sign Sheltons

Brothers to play for LFC academy ENGLISH soccer giants Liverpool Football Club have signed brothers Gabriano and El Niño Shelton to play for their academies...