Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Grahamstown Schools’ Cricket Festival

ST ANDREW’S College plays host to the annual Grahamstown Schools’ Cricket Festival this week. The cricket festival runs from January 12 to 14, with daily...

Philander answers fitness critics with Newlands nirvana

Other fast bowlers would feel disrespected had their captain told the wicketkeeper to stand up to the stumps. Other fast bowlers are not Vernon Philander‚...

Golf day painting auction benefits SA Air Force Association

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An auction of paintings of World War 2 era fighter planes by Grahamstown artist Nicolas Trudgian took place after the Victory Cup Golf Day...

Two children rescued from drowning at West Beach

NSRI have been informed that a Pink Rescue Floatation buoy has been used by a bystander to rescue 2 children from drowning at West...

Five important 2018 dates for SA cricket

A pick-up game on PE’s Pollock Beach would have been a better contest than what was billed as the Boxing Day test against Zimbabwe...

Morkel rampant as Proteas continue to dominate Zimbabwe at tea

Port Elizabeth: Zimbabwe were fighting to stave off an innings defeat as they took tea on 36 without loss in their follow-on on the...

It was an eventful year for cricket in South Africa and...

It’s been quite a year for cricket in South Africa and often not in good ways. Here are the top five defining moments of 2017. 1....

Kowie Striders Fun Run as festive as ever

As is always the case at the annual Kowie Striders Fun Run on Boxing Day, there was a great festive spirit among the participants...

Trevor and his guide dog on the Kowie Striders Fun Run

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In addition to prizes for men, women, and junior boys and girls in the top three spots in the 5km and 8km races of...

Huge turnout for annual Kowie Striders fun run

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The start of the annual Kowie Striders Fun Run at the Port Alfred Country Club in beautiful weather this evening. This year's run drew...

SA’s ‘white Sugar Ray’ dies at 83

Willie Toweel‚ who excelled as a boxer and a trainer‚ died at the age of 83 on Christmas Day‚ family and friends said. Toweel‚ the...

Notable sporting moments of 2017

As 2017 nears the end‚ we take a look at some of the key moments in sports over the past 12 months. JANUARY January 15: Bangladesh...

Striders annual prize giving at Tash’s is a hit

KOWIE Striders held its annual prize giving and Christmas shindig at Tash's at the Small Boat Harbour on Friday event, and the achievements of...

Jordaan to put his hand up for re-election as Safa president

South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan will stand for re-election when his term of office comes to an end in March next...

Blitzboks snatch thriller against Fiji to reach Cape Town Sevens semis

The Blitzboks staged a remarkable fightback to beat Fiji 31-26 in a thrilling quarterfinal of the Cape Town Sevens on Sunday after trailing 21-5...

NCAL joins youth training for Amanzi Festival

NEMATO Change a Life (NCAL) has partnered with the organisers of Amanzi Festival sponsored by Royal St Andrews Hotel to have some of their...

Port Alfred parkrun well attended for first run

This morning eager runners, walkers and strollers attended the first official parkrun in Port Alfred which started at the Port Alfred library lawns and...

Golf, good friends and great steaks at Buco Golf Day

Pictures from the recent Buco Golf Day held at the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club.

Bok coach Coetzee is ‘not going anywhere’

“Are you throwing in the towel?” Springbok coach Allister Coetzee was asked as he headed to a door inside the cavernous Principality Stadium stadium...

Cheetahs beat Scarlets to move third in Pro 14 Conference A...

The Cheetahs scored a 28-21 win over the Scarlets in Bloemfontein on Saturday night to go into a month long PRO 14 break in...

Connecting volunteer work through sport

A TOTAL of 36 volunteers are sent from Lower Saxony in Germany to the Eastern Cape every year and this year Liesa Bunge and...

Blitzboks beat New Zealand to win the Dubai Sevens

The Blitzboks made the perfect start to the defence of their HSBC World Sevens Series title by winning the season-opening tournament in Dubai on...

Sharks won’t chow us, say Mad Swimmers as they set off...

THEY call themselves the “Mad Swimmers” – and for good reason. On Saturday morning at first light, 20 intrepid swimmers leapt into the sea south...

New rock and surf club doing well

IN its short tenure since launching as an independent entity in April, the new Port Alfred Rock and Surf Club has grown tremendously and...

Boks look to summon one last big effort in Cardiff

So‚ it has come down to this. A depleted Wales and South Africa go into combat in the Principality Stadium for one last time...

Drought closes Athlone Stadium and 12 other Cape soccer pitches

Cape Town’s drought has claimed another victim: Athlone Stadium. The soccer venue was closed on Friday after overuse by Cape Town’s five professional soccer clubs...

A veteran of war and athletics

NINETY-FOUR years young and 15 Comrades Marathon medals to his credit, is the proud story of Sunset Park resident Bill Hill. Another satisfying achievement he...

SuperSport slapped with a fine for over R200 000

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) have fined SuperSport United R200 000 for a pitch invasion that occurred after the second leg of their...

Defiant Baxter: ‘I don’t need to stay here. I can get...

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter returned from Bafana Bafana’s defeat against Senegal in Dakar in defiant mood saying: “I don’t need to stay here....

Stunned silence as SA loses out on 2023 Rugby World Cup

Durban mayor Zandile Gumede held her face in her right hand‚ sullen and disappointed as France — not South Africa — were named as...
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