Ndongeni vows to put Malinga to bed

EXCITING Duncan Village boxer Xolisani Ndongeni has promised to produce the same performance he dished out to Mlamli Madikane when he faces Patrick Malinga at East London’s Orient Theatre tomorrow.

POWER PUNCH: Noni Tenge sends Argentinean Silvia Zacarias to the canvas with a body shot during their welterweight clash at the Orient Theatre last weekend

Top women in line for big awards

FORMER International Boxing Federation (IBF) women’s welterweight champion Noni Tenge and Port Elizabeth-based netballer Zanele Mdodana will be among more than 50 women to receive recognition at the maiden Ministerial Women in Sports Awards at Sandton tonight.

Runners get away at the start of the 21km Legends Marathon in East London on Saturday Picture: MARK ANDREWS

On your mark for Legends road warriors

THE organisers of the second edition of the Legends Marathon are excited at the response to last year’s event, and say this year it will be far bigger and better. The race, the biggest in the province, is sponsored with prize-money to the tune of R1-million.


Whispering brigade still racing up the wrong alley

THE major ball sports tend to hog the limelight across all aspects of the media and in most countries around the world. It is questionable as to whether any of them outperform other popular participation sports in respect of numbers playing the game,


Affies pair blow Oz right away

AFFIES were too good for Australia in Harare yesterday, and SA earned a rousing seven-wicket victory into the bargain.

Minister of Sports Fikile Mbalula. PICTURE: Elmond Jiyane

New twist to Border Rugby row

Retrenched development officers approach Mbalula. BORDER Rugby development officers, who were recently retrenched, have turned to Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula for help.


Let’s celebrate Border Masters achievements in PE

HOCKEY fans on the Border please all raise your glasses and drink a toast to the Border Masters men’s and women’s teams who set the pace at the recent Masters tournament in Port Elizabeth.


BSA loosens up a bit

A SPATE of obliterating court defeats of Boxing SA has prompted the regulatory body to adopt a lenient approach to its unprecedented cancellation of tournaments.

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