Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Brothers show how it’s done at the EL Open

Cracking squash action was battled out recently when the East London Squash Open took place in the city, with the best local squash players...

Off to world event

Duo to represent SA at champs in Russia TWO East London pupils were selected to represent South Africa at the World Junior Synchronised Swimming Championships...

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...

Warriors entertain at home

FOOTBALL development is on the rise after a local club hosted an Mdantsane-based side and kept an unbeaten run in three games played recently. The...

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...

Washie ‘monster’ stalks

Athletes set for 100-miler ‘Road to Hell’ WHEN the moon is at its brightest tomorrow, the ELB Washie 100 Miler will be well on its...

Tigers lose on home soil

  THE local Super 12 rugby competition saw the Berlin Tigers take on Despatch in a round-robin match in Berlin on Saturday, which the hosts...

THE Final event of the Border Stock Car Association (BSCA) Dirt Oval championship took place on November 13, postponed from the Saturday due to...

SA’s Kevin Anderson into Wimbledon final

Kevin Anderson PICTURE: SYDNEY SESHIBEDI @ The Times A VERY proud moment for South Africa as Kevin Anderson has made it into the final of...

10km offers new challenges

THE 10th annual Trevor Gee 10km, hosted by the East London Athletics Club, will take a new route this year on October 16. The race, which...

Chilli Boys beef up squad for new season

Port Elizabeth Premier Soccer League side Chippa United have returned to the grindstone in preparation for the upcoming season. With the departure of influential midfielder...

Popular race steeped in history

The Legends 68km ultra marathon is not as out of kilter with road running as many imagine. The early days of road running were all...

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...

Time to bare those soles

Sign up now for one of the Border region’s toughest 21km challenges Near the end the course is relatively flat and fast until one reaches...

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...

TOTALLY HOOKED

CASTING WIDE: The sun setting on the Buffalo River did not deter these eager fishermen taking part in the Monster Fishing Competition recently, but...

EL’s golden duo of dance step up

Having brought back sackloads of medals from the World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in California since 2010, East London’s golden duo of dance...

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...

ARE YOU DOING THE IRONMAN THIS YEAR?

IF you are doing the Standard Bank Ironman 70.3 this year, let us know.

Washie a ‘monster’ success

Washie double for good cause THE ELB Washie 100 Miler 2017 was a great success, despite the additional difficulty of the roadworks on route. A big...

Shoe donation fuels love for running

There was much excitement when Kidds Beach running club R72 Smart Pacers received running shoes worth R5,000 from Mokawem’s Plant Hire on Tuesday. October...

Marais aims higher after record innings

There aren’t enough superlatives to describe the irresistible form of Border star Marco Marais, who produced one of the greatest innings ever seen at...

Buffalo City teens hold their own in top company

It was a superb showing by the U13 Buffalo City team at the annual Bill Stewart U13 interprovincial soccer tournament last week as they...

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...

GALLERY: Local netball teams battle it out

East London netball was underway this past weekend at the Hamilton Club with six teams playing against each other. For the full story, read...

Future stars

George Randell Primary School’s under-7 rugby team recently took part in their final festival of the season at Hudson Park Primary. The school would...

‘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...

Yacht towed into port without incident

Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said that during the afternoon of Saturday, 24th February, NSRI East London were alerted by the Transnet National...

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...

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...

Feast of football action at Breidbach’s Goodwill Games

A CARNIVAL atmosphere filled Breidbach Sports Grounds for the fifth annual Goodwill Games held between the Breidbach Football Association and EL Central at the...

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...

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...

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...

Smooth IRONMAN in East London

THE South African police reported no incidents during the Standard Bank IRONMAN 70.3 which has hosted by East London yesterday. Police monitored the race throughout...

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...

Taste of Wits Academy for youngsters

FOUR Carlos Soccer Youth Development Academy (CSYDA) young footballers travelled to Gauteng to join Bidvest Wits Football Club for a week’s training. Athenkosi Badi, Musa...

Border Blacktips gear up for Rock, Surf event

ON August 5 the Border Blacktips RASSPL (Rock and Surf Super Pro League) team will be hosting their third rock n surf angling competition...

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...

GOING SWIMMINGLY

Selborne College’s Swimming team that won the Athlone Shield recently in King William’s Town. They are, from left, Joshua Reeves, Alex Goddard, Tyron Williams...

Young athlete off to event in Spain

TEN-year-old athlete Liam Prime will be jetting off to Spain to represent South Africa at the UIPM (Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne) World Biathle...

East London hosts the Eastern Cape Danone Nations Cup provincial final

Laerskool Kuswag in East London will be the venue this weekend for the under-12 Danone Nations Cup Eastern Cape provincial finals, kicking off at...

GALLERY: Ironman challenge

TAKING IT ON! Ironman 70.3 challenge at East London Beach front. For a full story read the GO! & EXPRESS on Thursday Pictures: ZOLILE ZAMISA

Dale rugby fest success

Dale Junior hosted an U7 and U8 rugby festival on July 27, which saw them go up against Balasi Primary School, Breidbach Primary, De...

All revved up for V8 Supercar racing

THE highly anticipated V8 Supercars will be rushing onto the East London Grand Prix circuit on Saturday. With the return of these powerful V8’s,...

Taai guides King to maiden season win

KING William's Town XI Cricket Club has moved to the top of the league after their convincing win over Good Hope in a League...

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...

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...

Local football entertains spectators

Tornado defeated FC Buffalo 6-0 in an exciting soccer match on Saturday at Jan Smuts Stadium during the ABC Motsepe league. Tornado are leading...

Lara excels for SA in squash

CLARENDON High School pupil Lara Patrick represented South Africa as part of the U16 squash team who toured Malaysia during the holidays. The team travelled...