Saturday, July 21, 2018

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...

Gonubie Primary to perform at International Marimba

MARIMBA MAGIC: Gonubie Primary School's Major Marimba musicians performed a toe-tapping set at the ICC in East London recently. The band will be taking...

NMU squash players in Top Six

NMU-Madibaz squash players Hayley Ward and East London’s Bianca Brown kept the varsity flag flying high at the University Sport South Africa tournament this...

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...

It don’t get any bigger than this

Mandela boxing returns to the East London International Convention Centre – a venue where it was first launched three years ago – when Xaba...

Van Niekerk‚ Manyonga‚ Semenya nominated for the IAAF’s World Athlete of...

BY DAVID ISAACSON South African world champions Wayde van Niekerk‚ Luvo Manyonga and Caster Semenya have been nominated for the IAAF’s World Athlete of the...

High school festival to have on point entertainment

WITH the aim of bringing communities together, Greenpoint High School in Buffalo Flats will host their 12th Annual Festival on Saturday. The festival forms part...

The EL connection at Wimbledon

EAST Londoners perusing the results of the opening day of Wimbledon last week would have read a short account of how Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of...

Soccer league kicks off

BUNKERS West Local Football Association kicked off on Saturday at the Hamilton Sports ground with Hamilton Football Club hosting their rivalries, Grand All Stars...

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...

Toinee powers to world champs

Just 10 months after joining a gym, an East London woman has been crowned South Africa’s national powerlifting champion. Toinee Botha will now represent the...

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...

COMMITTED TEAMWORK

During the holidays, the George Randell U13 hockey team and their coaches Nadine Ranger, left, and Tammy Malan, travelled to Bloemfontein to attend the...

Silver medals for Cambridge High School’s U15

  DREAM TEAM: Cambridge High School's under-15 team proudly display their silver medals which they received at the recent Eastern Cape Netball Champions. They also...

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...

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...

Seaspray launches tourney for Kemp

BOWLERS from five clubs joined together for the inaugural Elsabe Kemp Seaspray Classic bowling tournament on Saturday. The casual tournament brought together about 50 bowlers from clubs...

GALLERY:Discovery Surfers Challenge becomes a success

The Discovery Surfers Challenge had its 44th event this year at the Nahoon Beach. For the results and full stpory , read  the GO!...

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...

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...

BARGING AHEAD

Lutho Macibela breaks away with the ball for the Stirling 1st XV against Dale in a recent Dderby encounter. He is supported by Mike...

Kingsridge gearing up for stiff Hockey Challenge

Kingsridge are not taking anything for granted as they seek a hat-trick of wins when the East London Inland tournament of the SPAR Eastern...

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...

‘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...

Been there, run that, got the T-shirts

BEV Leal has taken part in 67 Parkruns, and she has the T-shirts to prove it. Confronted by an ever-growing pile of shirts, wanting to...

ECO-WARRIORS

The Cambridge High School Aloe Eco-Club recently partook in a successful litter clean-up outside the school premises. Together they managed to collect more than...

Kids hooked on hockey

THE Buffalo Flats astro turf is alive with screams of excitement and cheers when children begin playing hockey at 8am every Saturday. Successful development coaching...

Gavin Hunt frustrated by Wits’ poor start to the season

BY NICK SAID Gavin Hunt was left frustrated again by his team’s inefficiency in front of goal that has seen them winless in their opening...

Thrilling final drag event of year draws 25 entries

THE last Motorsport South Africa (MSA) drag racing event for the year ended the drag racing season off with a bang on Saturday. Twenty-five entries...

SASOL gears up for GTC

MOTOR-racing fans are revved up for the East London leg of the GTC championship that winds its way to the city this weekend. East London...

Ekurhuleni win golf title in EL

EKURHULENI defeated Western Province (WP) and North West downed Eastern Province to celebrate two historic victories in the South African U19 Inter-Provincial at East...

‘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...

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...

Pupils showing support on Ironman

Seven-year-old Brad Bieske and Sam, 4, show their excitement as their dad represented the family in the ironman challenge. These two boys were at Orient...

FOOTBALL MARATHON

Uniting Reformed Church member Brian Hendrikse thanks all stakeholders for their support towards their building project during a meeting held on Monday evening. The...

Standing ovation for giving Fish SUP crack

EAST Londoner Royden Gaylard was the only paddler who attempted the Pre-Fish River Canoe Marathon on a stand-up paddle board (SUP) this year and...

Congrats to karatekas in Canada for world champs

CONGRATULATIONS to the East London and Queenstown karatekas who will be representing South Africa at the seventh Karate-do Goju-kai Global Championships in Vancouver, Canada,...

New Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus recognises need for coordinated effort

    As head of a now streamlined coaching staff‚ new Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus knows his success may be determined by a much wider collective. Shortly...

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...

Tackle  Gulu Trail  for SPCA

MAKE sure you are fit and ready to take part in this year’s Gulu Trail Challenge in aid of East London SPCA on July 31 The...

World in their sights

•Stars who shone at SA champs now aiming for podium in Portugal Veterans, youngsters help balance team EAST London athletes arrived home loaded with medals after...

Making every step count

All adds up with accountant group’s school shoes drive BORDER-KEI District Association of Chartered Accountants (Saica BKDA) stepped out and made a difference to pupils’...

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...

In the swing of it

Team Crusaders players Richard Pretorius (captain) and Dennis Block of King William’s Town took part in a golf Betterball Stableford competition which saw them...

WELCOME BACK

Grade 2 teacher Alice Grobbelaar welcomes back her class on the first day of school at Voorpos Primary . Picture: SUPPLIED

Selborne pupil earns top 10 spot at SA School Squash

SQUASH: Congratulations to Luke Jacoby of Selborne College who ranked in the top 10 in of the Under 14 South African Schools Squash. Picture:SUPPLIED

Former EL pupil goes for gold

FORMER Stirling High pupil Lauren Volker continues to amaze in Port Elizabeth, where she is currently juggling a position at Nelson Mandela University’s psychology...

Clubs vie for honours at Laser 10km

By Bob Norris Early road racing in 2018 will further expose its potential at the EL Eye Hospital Laser 10km Challenge tomorrow morning. The pipe opener 10km...

Jegels comes back with a bang

By Mesuli Zifo East London golden girl Leighandre Jegels returned to the ring after completing her university degree to knock out Tanzanian Fatuma Yazidu in two...

Fencer Paola makes a move

Teen in EC team for the nationals AFTER only a year of fencing, Paola Signiorile is on her way to the top and will...