Friday, November 24, 2017

‘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...

Super heroes on the fast track

Join grand finale fun of Out the Green Box Nite series EAST London’s favourite night running event will end off with a bang this year...

Pupils’s sporting chance

AW Barnes Primary hosts cricket clinic for juniors thanks to Pretoria-based company SARAH KINGON YOUNG cricketers from AW Barnes Primary School benefited from an afternoon of skills...

Athletes to take on the world

16 EL contenders to represent SA in US AN EXCITED group of 16 East London athletes have been selected to represent South Africa at the...

EL’s best hope of gold in Rio

•Marathon runner Lusapho April is confident he can do it SARAH KINGON EAST LONDON- based marathon runner, Lusapho April, 34, is all set to represent South Africa...

Hot racing action

  Monstrous stock car racing machines BORDER Stock Car Association brought 2016 to a hot end with their final race of the year on December 30. The...

Buffalo Regatta mania

Brittain brothers, Keeling big draws at iconic event ROWERS from all around the country, including Olympic silver medallists, will storm East London this weekend for...

Pioneers hit Alice for six

KING Pioneers produced a superb performance to upset Alice with a comprehensive three-wicket victory in a nailbiting Border Cricket Promotional League encounter at the...

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...

Selborne sizzle in Dale derby

Selborne made a great start to their cricket season with some very convincing wins over their rivals Dale College from King William’s Town at...
Clarendon rowers recently took a very exciting trip to Roodeplaat Dam in Pretoria to participate in the South African Schools Rowing Championships. The Clarendon girls did the school proud and managed to bring back five medals. Pictured is the U15 Octuple team that won gold, celebrating with coach Kate Godfrey. The team consists of Amy Newey, Morgan Deutschman, Rozanne Kruger, Emily Sparg, Quinta Kieck, Nikita Van Rooi, Eden Krug, Mia Scheepers, Jessica Shadwell

Proud team of rowers

Clarendon rowers recently took a very exciting trip to Roodeplaat Dam in Pretoria to participate in the South African Schools Rowing Championships. The Clarendon...

MASTER CLASS

Proteas assistant coach Adrian Birrell and South African test batsman Temba Bavuma, pictured, gave the Selborne boys and coaches a master class on the...

Athletes gear up for Steve Biko Games

THE 17th edition of the Steve Biko Memorial games will be a remarkable event and promises to attract sport enthusiasts from all areas in...

Pioneers on top in nail-biter

KING William's Town based Pioneers United travelled to East London secured yet another win last weekend in a low-scoring match against Gwabe at the Bunkers...

Wheadon is totally in his element

Tournament favourite Gary Wheadon was untouchable as he cruised to the Total Squash East London Open title in style over the past weekend. Cape Town-based...

What a sporting fest

Legends turn back clock in Breidbach THE Breidbach Hub recently staged their first-ever festival in Breidbach featuring soccer and cricket and could be described a...

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,...

Dewar selected to SA U18B side

SELBORNE College Grade 11 pupil, Matt Dewar has been selected for the South African U18 B hockey team after the U18 Interprovincial Hockey tournament...

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...

FUN IN THE WATER

In celebration of Worldwide Aquathon Day, Aqua by Rose hosted a three-hour long aqua marathon at the Virgin Active indoor swimming pool in Quigney. Enthusiasts...

Grandads to cycle for children’s burns unit

THE Grandad’s Army are saddling up again to cycle 1160km from East London to Stellenbosch, in an effort to raise funds to help improve...

Francois Hougaard sole casualty of Boks’ 57-0 annihilation by the All...

Scrumhalf Francois Hougaard was the sole casualty of Saturday's 57-0 Albany annihilation against New Zealand while Raymond Rhule retained his place. Hougaard was dropped from...

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...

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...

Retiring Bolt gives Wayde thumbs up as he dodges De Grasse...

BY DAVID ISAACSON There’s no doubt who Usain Bolt will cheer for if the battle for the world 200m crown he’s relinquished comes down to...

The fast and furious

Fine display of riding skills at club champs THE fourth round of the Border Motocross Club Championship was held on Sunday at the Gonubie track. A...

Border tune in for battle at Centurion

A confident start is what the Border semi-professional team will be gunning for when they get their 2017-18 Sunfoil 3-Day Cup season under way...

Cricket bug bites young players at Advance for Life

ADVANCE for Life Christian Academy was invited to participate in the KFC Mini Cricket at Merrifield in March this year. “We had never played the...

BCM excel in biathle

EL athletes shine with 21 medals at world champs EAST London biathletes came home smiling yesterday after winning a total of 21 medals at the...

Karters go full throttle in round three

Cadet crowned driver of the day EAST London’s Formula K Circuit saw karters battle it out in round three of the Border EP Regional Karting...

Extreme moves: Stephen oozes class at Grand Prix Circuit

Hot action at circuit AN EXCEPTIONAL, balmy late autumn afternoon delivered great Extreme Festival motor racing at the East London Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday...

Stock car fans rev up for Summerpride thrills, spills

SA’s top drivers gear up for Showground challenge ON SATURDAY the second annual Border Stock Car Association 1660 Challenge will be held at the Summerpride...

EL pair to dance in LA

Trail run to raise funds for Tayla’s participation at world champs SINCE the age of three Tayla Meecham has blossomed as a dancer so much...

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...

City’s best face the world’s best

Eight Buffalo City athletes will be taking on the best in the world this week as they compete in the 2017 edition of the...

Pharo scoops gold medals at EC Athletics Champs

TALENTED Kingswood College allrounder Dwayne Pharo’s dedication, discipline and determination to the sport of athletics has paid dividends after he scooped two gold medals...

Merrifield Mile 2017 countdown underway

Big swim’s 15th edition kicks off soon IT IS Merrifield Mile time again!  Swimmers and spectators can look forward to fun in the water at Wriggleswade...

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...

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...

CHOOSE YOUR KIT

All entries are in for the Hemingways school sports kit competition and they are on display at the Hemingways Mall Food Court. Visit today...

Ironmen from 35 countries for 70.3 African champs set for PE...

IT’S ALMOST that time of year again when we see athletes from around the world descend upon East London to compete in the physically...

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...

Archers hit mark

Boys, girls from local club earn top accolades in competitions THE Buffalo Archery Club recently returned victorious from the annual NASP (National Archery in the...

Wizard on wheels car show 2017

All the old, new and exotic vehicles were on show at the Port Rex field from this morning.

Athlete excels at champs

Sidiki wins bronze in the 80m dash DESPITE a knee injury and a sprained ankle, Veronique Sidiki pulled out all the stops to emerge the...

Summer Fun Run sunshine vibes

ROSS ROCHE EAST London’s favourite fun run is back on the horizon as the SPAR Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run gears up for its latest...

Bullseye for EL club

Buffalo Archery Club right on target with haul of eight medals THE Buffalo Archery Club recently took home eight medals at the National Archery in...

Hellenic win Kelfa Cup final

League leaders beat Barcelona KING East Local Football Association (Kelfa) league’s log leaders Hellenic came from 1-0 down to beat Barcelona 2-1 in a thrilling...

Top SA women squash players share knowledge

THE Beacon Bay Country Club Squash team had the privilege of being coached by South Africa’s finest women squash players. South African women’s No1, Siyoli...

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...