Friday, August 18, 2017

Baxter wary of Bafana, Zambia stalemate in EL

By MFUNDO PILISO Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter said it will be mission impossible to compete in the return leg of the Chan qualifiers against...

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...

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...

‘Karate nurse’ excels at WJKA

Frere sister rises above adversity A FRERE Hospital orthopaedic sister went to the World Japan Karate Association Championships in the Netherlands and came back with...

‘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...

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...

Big King Adventure Challenge in store

IT IS time for the King Adventure Challenge taking place this weekend, from the Dale College sports grounds. The newly-launched Pink Fairy Multisport Adventures are...

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,...

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...

Van Niekerk qualifies for 200m world champ finals

By David Isaacson Wayde van Niekerk qualified for the 200m final at the world championships‚ but he had to do it as a fastest qualifier in...

Justine Palframan is learning how to smile again

By David Isaacson Justine Palframan goes into the 200m heats at the world championships in London on Tuesday night after learning how to smile again. The 2015...

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...

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...

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...

No free entry to Chiefs, Chippa game at Sisa Dukashe

By MFUNDO PILISO Chippa United has squashed rumours that entry to tomorrow’s Premier’s Cup clash with Kaizer Chiefs at Sisa Dukashe Stadium is free. Leading up to...

Border amped for waveski championships

Top team to test skill in J-Bay A TOTAL of 11 East Londoners will be representing Border at the 2017 South African Waveski Championships which...

Brothers play for SA ‘Down Under’

Two underwater hockey stars represent Border LOCAL brothers, Luke and Joel Hanner recently returned from Australia, where they represented South Africa in underwater hockey at...

Hudson downs Selborne

Hudson Park won a nail-biting rugby match against Selborne 28-27 when the school’s first teams met on Saturday at Selborne Picture: SUPPLIED

Border squash team crowned SA champs

THE Border girls U16 squash team returned victorious from the South African Schools Squash Interprovincial tournament in Bloemfontein, winning the title of SA champs. The...

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...

Bay eyes host role in 2023 Rugby World Cup

By: Tremaine van Aardt The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is throwing its weight behind another major sporting event by preparing the city’s iconic Nelson Mandela...

Pro14 a whole new world for Kings

 By George Byron Jubilant Eastern Province Rugby Union boss Andre Rademan has hailed the inclusion of the Southern Kings in an enlarged European Pro14 tournament as...

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...

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...

Athletics selections ‘bungled’

ASA administrators allegedly used the wrong data in choosing squad athletes The real reason behind Athletics SA’s controversial world championship selection policy has emerged –...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EL Cansa Relay for Life receives global award

The East London Cansa Relay for Life, in which those affected by the disease and their loved ones walk through the night, was awarded...

New course to excite ultra athletes, and a fast 21k

The sporting fraternity can expect an exciting influx of runners to Buffalo City in early spring. Runners have only nine weeks left before epic marathon...

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...

Time to walk the talk

The community service associated with struggle icon Nelson Mandela touched down at Simnikiwe High School in NU7 Mdantsane where boxers swapped gloves for paint...

Wild Women bond raising funds

Every year a group of strong, energetic, fun-loving women head for Wild Coast beaches in the joyful Wild Women on the Run adventure run...

Wayde van Niekerk and Akani Simbine hit out at SA team...

Sprint stars Wayde van Niekerk and Akani Simbine have come out strongly against Athletics South Africa’s selection of the team for the world championships...

Nite Series trail all about adventure

RACE week for the Out the Green Box Nite Series is creeping up as 3 Silos Adventure Trails gets ready to host its second...

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...

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,...

Mayambela ready for Chippa return

Mark Mayambela is set to return to Chippa United in the next 24 hours‚ having verbally agreed to a three-year deal with the Port...

Adventure race with a difference

Excitement builds up for unique multi-sport event THE newly launched Pink Fairy Multisport Adventures are bringing an adventure race to King William’s Town and would...

Making KHS proud

The #SPAR Baby Proteas taking part in the Netball World Youth Cup Gaborone 2017 in Botswana have a King William’s Town connection. Former Kingsridge...

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...

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...

Training programme empowers coaches

National amateur boxing is set to get off in a big way after close to 140 coaches qualified for the international courses during the...

Kings plan fiery exit

Night of emotion looms at Bay stadium as curtain comes down on Super Rugby There will be a heady mix of nostalgia coupled with keen...

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...

EC U21 players look to shine at tournament

Eighteen U21 players are set to the represent the Eastern Cape in the clash of the provinces in North West when they take on...

Black Bok shares rise to stardom

Former SA forward wants to inspire others to reach for their dreams The lack of top black sports stars recounting their compelling life stories inspired...

Wildcard place for February

Capetonian excited to surf with world’s best in J-Bay contest South Africa’s Michael February has been awarded the World Surf League (WSL) commissioner’s wildcard into...

AfriForum‚ Solidarity lodge complaint against racial quotas with World Rugby

Afrikaner civil rights movement AfriForum and trade union Solidarity have lodged an official complaint against racial quotas and political interference in South African rugby...