Friday, April 27, 2018

Fish River paddlers found safe

NSRI – STATION 11, Port Alfred – Fish River – Sunday, 11 March.  All 8 paddlers (not 9 paddlers as was originally believed) were found...

Ready for the Mud Run

“BONES heal, blood clots, sweat dries…pride is forever, unleash your spirit, and try tame the mud run.” This is the slogan for the Dirty Pineapple...

East Beach abuzz as top surfers show their skills

SOME of the world's top surfers are in town to take part in the Royal Saint Andrews Hotel Amanzi Festival Port Alfred Classic, and...

PE pair shine as records fall in Marina Mile 2018

PORT Elizabeth swimmers Ian Venter, 19, and Hannah Counihan, 15, broke last year’s Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Festival Marina Mile records in this...

EP bounces Border tennis veterans

https://youtu.be/oL3NSTpEI6M The first-ever Veterans Tennis Tournament between Border and Eastern Province (EP)  took place at the Kenton Tennis Club (KTC) on Saturday. It was a walkover,...

Great Karate action once again at the Fish

Who said girls can't fight? At the United World Karate South Africa National Championships, held at the Fish River Sun Hotel over the past weekend,...

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....

Kingswood pupil chosen for Junior Protea equestrian team

Congratulations to Kingswood College pupil Janey Krige who has been selected as a member of the Saddle Seat Junior Protea Team. Janey was also...

Sharks too strong for Stormers in Durban

In what was an audition for Springbok starting places for the Test series against France, the Sharks dished out a percentage rugby lesson the...

NSRI SPRING TIDE WARNING

  NATIONAL SPRING TIDE SAFETY WARNING: The Full Moon Spring Tide, which peaked last night, 05 October, will result in the normal Spring Tide conditions around the...

‘PA can host world event’

PORT Alfred could become a host venue for the World Beach Games if last weekend’s Royal St Andrews Easter Festival can be developed and...

Surfers make waves at King of the Kowie

THE sun was shining brightly on Saturday morning and the breeze was slight and, although the waves were not at full potential, the conditions...

Plain sailing as DSG girls excel

Sailing accolades JEMIMA Baum came second in the Sonnet Western Province Championships sailed in Saldanha Bay recently. This is an open class without age restriction....

Event of the year to make big splash

EASTER in Kowie is set to be filled with boundless sports excitement as Amazing Events presents the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival to...

President of Pineapple Cricket Tournament thanks main sponsors

https://youtu.be/NE2aDihbmjc PRIZES AND SPONSORS: President of the Kenrich Pineapple Cricket Tournament, Walter Biggs, thanks Kenrich Motors, and the other main sponsor, Cricket SA, at the...

Bowls Banter

Kenton Bowling Club A FEW weeks ago we were forecasting that after the wet summer we have had, we may well be facing a...

Ball-tampering chief culprits Smith‚ Warner and Bancroft sent home

Australia’s ball-tampering trio of deposed captain Steven Smith‚ David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will have the book thrown at them for their role in...

Kingsridge back to defend regional hockey title

  Kingsridge will be back to defend their title when the second regional tournament in the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge takes place in...

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...

Another historic first for Amanzi Festival: First longboard finals in...

HANG TEN: The woman's longboarding finals between reigning City Surf Series champion, Crystal Hulett, and first-time finalist, Mia Myers, at the Royal St Andrews...

Dutch donors provide new cricket kit for Nomzamo

    NOMZAMO Secondary School’s newly established cricket team was touched by angels from Holland this past week. Nemato Foundation chairwoman Ellen Fober said her organisation was...

SA climber faces huge fine

A South African who attempted to climb Mount Everest without permission has been arrested in Nepal where he faces a $22,000 fine (R290,000) -...

Caster Semenya safely into 800m semi-finals

South Africa's Caster Semenya advanced easily to the semi-finals of the 800m after winning her first round heat at the IAAF World Championships on...

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.

Rubber duck thrills and spills

RUBBER duck races returned to Port Alfred last weekend after a 10-year absence, part of the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival. In addition to...

Upsets, centuries and surprises at Pineapple

CUYLERVILLE won the 113th Kenrich Motors Pineapple Cricket Tournament by 103 runs against Grahamstown Invitational at the Port Alfred Country Club last Saturday. It was...

Kingswood junior girls water polo players display true grit

THE Kingswood U13A water polo girls recently returned from their tour to the Western Cape. Before taking part in the Reddam House Tournament, the Kingswood...

England on top against SA at stumps on day three

BY TELFORD VICE‚ LORD'S‚ LONDON Guided by an unbeaten half-century by Alastair Cook, England will take a lead of 216 runs into the fourth day...

WATCH: Surfer has second shark encounter at Jeffrey’s Bay event

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WsgLVIYtiw?rel=0&enablejsapi=1] In a scene reminiscent of the 2015 competition, a great white shark made its appearance at the World Surf League quarter-final heats on...

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...
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