Friday, September 22, 2017

Avid golfer punches above his weight

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT: Grade 5 St Andrew’s Prep pupil Charles Rose-Innes was recently selected for the U13 Eastern Province Golf team to play in the...

Double glory for Tuks

THE University of Pretoria (Tuks) reigned supreme with a double win in this year Rand Merchant Bank-sponsored Universities Boat Race. For the second consecutive year...

Get ready for the Buco/Kowie Striders 27km and 10km races

  WITH exactly a month to go, if you are thinking of entering the Buco/Kowie Striders’ 27km or 10km races on October 14, it may...

Tees on course for Nemato Golf Club

NEMATO Spar, in a bid to assist the Nemato Golf Club’s initiative to afford township youth the opportunity of extracurricular activities, sponsored the club...

Former SA cricketer from East London jailed on 19 counts of...

Former Border fast bowler Dion Taljard has been jailed for 18 years after being convicted on 19 counts of rape.Taljard‚ 47‚ who moved to...

Boks blackwashed to worst defeat in 111-year history

The All Blacks gave the Springboks the mother of all hidings as they crushed the visitors 57-0 in what was their biggest win against...

University rowers enjoys opening dinner before weekend races

Rowers hailing from eight different universities around the country attended the opening evening for the 2017 Rand Merchant Bank sponsored Universities Boat Race that...

Get ready, the Universities Boat Race this weekend

IT’S almost time for the Universities Boat Race, and preparations are underway to ensure this year’s event, which takes place over the weekend of...

Springboks vs All Blacks ticket touts face online shutdown

Online classifieds site Gumtree says the avalanche of Springboks vs All Blacks seats being advertised at inflated prices might force it to close its...

OPINION: Monopoly sport and big business are killing Springboks

SPRINGBOK rugby – all rugby actually – died in my home last weekend, and so will the Proteas and other top cricket competitions this...

Madibaz sport director delighted with Sascoc post

Madibaz director of sport Yoliswa Lumka has always been interested in getting the best out of sportsmen and women and her appointment to a...

Tennis SA extends olive branch to Kevin Anderson

Tennis South Africa (TSA) chief executive Richard Glover has extended an olive branch to Kevin Anderson by admitting the organisation didn’t do enough to...

Eastern Cape boxing stalwart dies aged 84

One of the people responsible for professional boxing development in the province Mzoli Madyaka has died after a long illness. Madyaka died at his NU4‚...

Hunting wasn’t all trophies

FROM the modest beginnings of a seven-year-old boy who started his hunting career with an old BSA pellet gun to being presented with the...

Bok coach Coetzee unhappy with the result but pleased with the...

PERTH - The fact Springbok coach Allister Coetzee was unhappy with the 23-all draw against Australia in their Rugby Championship clash was indicative of...

Rock and Surf angling in perfect weather

THE ninth round of the Claude Pittaway Round Robin sponsored by took place last Saturday in fantastic weather conditions. “The water, the waves, the wind...

‘Over the moon’ and onto flower pot, Kevin Anderson into Open...

Moments after qualifying for his first Grand Slam final, South Africa's Kevin Anderson raced to hug his friends and family in the players' box,...

Great season for PAHS netball first team

From struggles with motivation and teamwork to victorious battles against tough competitors, the Port Alfred High School (PAHS) netball first team has had an...

Fly away home

THE members of the Kowie Pigeon Racing Club met at the Port Alfred Country Club on Saturday evening to award prizes to its members...

Kowie canoe challenge more popular than ever

The NFB Kowie Challenge last Saturday saw more than 100 canoeists take to the water in singles, doubles and three-man surfskis, tackling either the...

Bulls grind out a win over plucky Griquas

Manie Libbok's hattrick underpinned the Blue Bulls' 44-42 win against the Griquas, snapping a four-match losing streak in the process. It was John Mitchell's first...

Serena Williams gives birth

Tennis champ Serena Williams has given birth. She and her fiancé‚ Alexis Ohanian‚ welcomed their baby girl into the world on Friday‚ September 1. An...

George Golf Club makes history with first woman to win top...

The Club Management Association of South Africa (CMASA) awarded its most prestigious title – the Club Manager of the Year – to a woman...

Hosting 2023 Rugby World Cup would be a R27.3-billion boost for...

HOSTING the Rugby World Cup in 2023 would bring South Africa R27.3-billion in direct, indirect and induced economic impact. It would also sustain 38 600...

Brandon Benjamin of Cape Town Surfriders and Olivia Brand of eThekweni...

Brandon Benjamin takes the Open Men's Title, Olivia Brand wins the Open Women's crown and Buffalo City Surfriders dominate the 2017 Mercedes - Benz...

Mayweather knocks out brave McGregor to win superfight

Floyd Mayweather outclassed Conor McGregor with a 10th-round stoppage here Saturday to win their money-spinning superfight and clinch his 50th straight victory. Former welterweight boxing...

A lone prone among the paddlers

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A curious sight among all the surfskis and canoes at the NFB Kowie Challenge on Saturday, 22-year-old Candice Murray from East London was the...

Man who wrote viral Conor McGregor song to perform before big...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kYFGuCc-58?rel=0&enablejsapi=1] The Irish man who wrote and sang the viral Conor McGregor tribute song has landed a pretty big gig in Las Vegas. McGregor liked Mick...

Sunshine and the splash of paddles

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The NFB Kowie Challenge saw more than 100 canoeists take to the water this morning in singles, doubles and three-man surfskis, tackling either the...

Cheetahs beat Lions to reclaim top spot

Cheetahs winger Sergeal Petersen scored a try after the hooter to help his side to a hard-earned 30-24 Currie Cup victory over the Lions...