20th Tuna Classic begins
TODAY marks the 20th anniversary of the Algoa Bay Tuna Classic and, despite dwindling catches of late, it promises to be as exciting as ever.
Downgraded Billabong ‘boon for SA surfers’
WHILE surfing icons like Kelly Slater, Joel Parkinson and Mark Occhilupo might not be paddling out at this year’s Billabong Pro in Jeffreys Bay, there is some consolation in reports that South African surfing super star Jordy Smith will be defending his title during the down-scaled event in July.
Everyone a winner in IronKids
THE McArthur’s Pool and Leisure Centre in Port Elizabeth was filled with excited children ready to become Pritt IronKids when their event took place on Saturday.
De Nysschen wins junior golf tourney
FRAMESBY’S Brendon de Nysschen collected his first EP Junior Golf title when he won the Compliance Wise Open at the Uitenhage Golf Club.
VP dominate Kirkwood
VICTORIA Park secured an excellent 22-3 schools rugby victory against Kirkwood High in Kirkwood at the weekend.
NMMU students to run soccer charity cup
THE NMMU Soccer Charity Cup, an annual tournament organised by the university’s third-year sport management students as part of their practical learning, will take place on May 25-26.
Two thrilling matches for Ukhanyo
UKHANYO High enjoyed two thrilling schools rugby matches in the last week, drawing 7-7 with Alexandria and then losing narrowly 24-22 to Port Alfred at the weekend.
Ithembe back in top form
NOT having played since the Grey festival, Ithembelihle showed signs of rustiness before emerging 45-14 winners in their schools rugby fixture against Arcadia at the weekend.
Brandwag beat Muir; Grey in memorable win
BRANDWAG scored a convincing 53-8 victory against local rivals Muir in their schools rugby clash at Muir in Uitenhage on Saturday.
Caster’s already on bus to London
CASTER Semenya is going to London – and she is confident of winning a medal there on August 11, perhaps even the gold.
Spaniard blows ’em away
A NEW champion was crowned in the eighth edition of the Spec- Savers Ironman South Africa triathlon held in windy and cold conditions in Port Elizabeth yesterday when Spaniard Clemente Alonso-McKernan claimed top honours in the men’s event.
Isuzu keep on trucking to win
TEAM Isuzu went into overdrive late on in the Vodacom Corporate Triathlon Challenge over the Ironman weekend to take victory among more than 440 company entries. The team – Daniel Jones, Clinton Barrow and Rodney Prince – made up ground after the swim, where they exited the water in fifth place.
Europe’s top men eye Ironman title
WITH the Spec-Savers Ironman South Africa defending champion Raynard Tissink taking a back seat this year, German AndiBoecherer has emerged as the favourite to take the victory this weekend.
Ref clarifies decision to disqualify Natalie
THE official who disqualified amputee swimmer Natalie du Toit from the women’s 5km open water race at the national championships in Durban at the weekend has clarified his decision to penalise the Paralympic star.
Go easy on Olympians – Oscar
PUTTING pressure on South Africa’s Olympians is unnecessary, says Olympic hopeful Oscar Pistorius.
Bay runner’s 30 Two Oceans on the tro
WHEN Andy Bolton lined up at this year’s Two Oceans ultra-marathon, he was set to complete his 30th successive participation in the big event in Cape Town.
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