A poor start to the season has left the Warriors with a mountain to climb if they are to match or go one better than their runner-up finish last season in the Ram Slam T20 Challenge. Their thumping 61-run loss...

World’s quickest KO

East London boxer Zolani Tete broke a world record for the fastest end of a world title championship when he knocked out compatriot Siboniso Gonya of KwaZulu-Natal in 11 seconds at SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland at the...
East London boxer Zolani Tete set a new record for the fastest knockout in a world championship fight when he needed 11 seconds to dispatch compatriot Siboniso Gonya in their WBO bantamweight title clash at SSE Arena in Belfast,...
After winning six out of seven games in the ABC Motsepe League, Tornado will want to continue their unbeaten run when they face an old foe, EC Bees, at the Bhisho Stadium this afternoon. The Mdantsane outfit will go into...
Former Proteas, Warriors and Border star Mark Boucher was back in East London for a few days after arriving with his team the Titans for their Ram Slam T20 encounter with the Warriors, which was battled out at Buffalo...
A dominant performance from the Titans saw them claim a thumping 61-run bonus-point win over the Warriors in their Ram Slam T20 competition clash at Buffalo Park on Friday night. A superb all-round display from the defending champs allowed them...
Ram Slam T20 cricket is a go as the Warriors are all set to host the Multiply Titans at Buffalo Park with the match getting under way at 6pm tonight. Heavy rain over the past week threatened to see the...
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. I can get another job.” Baxter appeared to allow his emotions to overrun on Bafana’s return...
Boxing Mecca was surprised when informed that Xolisani “Nomeva” Ndongeni is in town. This when he was supposed to be preparing for his fight since relocating to US after his advisers revealed that he would be fighting this month. Ndongeni...
Eastern Cape may call itself the Boxing Mecca in the land and gloat about hosting the national boxing awards next February but it is likely to come second best to Gauteng in the awards function. This follows a barren boxing...
Siboniso who? That seems to be the question on the lips of many boxing fans when chatting about Zolani Tete’s maiden World Boxing Organisation (WBO) bantamweight title defence tomorrow evening in Belfast. Tete is a huge favourite to retain his...
Border paddling talents will be gunning to impress when they take on the best of the world in the 2017 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships in Hong Kong, which gets underway tomorrow. Juniors Zara Wood and Joshua Fenn, Durban-based...
The Warriors will be playing without fear when they host the intimidating Multiply Titans in their Ram Slam T20 competition encounter at Buffalo Park tonight. A star-studded Titans team featuring AB de Villiers, Quinton de Kock, Farhaan Behardien, Aiden Markram,...
The Border U19 national cricket week team will face a test of fire when they open their Coca-Cola Khaya Majola week against last year’s final match winners Northerns at St Stithians College late next month. It will be the ultimate...
South African U19 cricket coach Lawrence Mahatlane made a stop in East London earlier this week to check on two of his U19 stars, Akhona Mnyaka and Jason Niemand. Hudson Park High School students Mnyaka and Niemand will be turning...
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema lauded the shock decision by World Rugby Council to award the 2023 Rugby World Cup hosting rights to France ahead of South Africa and Ireland on Wednesday. “Thank you France‚ we are doing...
France have been named host of Rugby World Cup 2023 despite finishing second to South Africa in a technical review. They beat bids from Ireland and South Africa and will stage the tournament for a second time following their hosting...
Rising paddling talents Joshua Fenn and Zara Wood will be gunning for major honours when they represent the country at the 2017 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships in Hong Kong this weekend. It is the annual Hong Kong Dragon...
A host of Protea stars will be the star attraction when the Warriors welcome the Titans to Buffalo Park for their blockbuster Ram Slam T20 encounter on Friday night. Proteas players who featured in the recent Test, ODI and T20...
Old Boys Tennis Club ruled supreme at the GrowthPoint Properties TopGuns regional club championships as they claimed the title and R10000 grand prize money after a weekend of scintillating tennis at Selborne Park. In a tight final Old Boys narrowly...
PSL referee Akhona Makalima says she aims to take it one step at a time until she reaches the global football stage – the Fifa World Cup. Makalima jetted in to the country last week after spending a week in...
Franchise cricket is back in action at Buffalo Park this week as the Warriors gear up to host the Titans in the Ram Slam T20 competition at Buffalo Park on Friday night. It is the first Warriors fixture of the...
ABC MotsepeLeague log leaders Tornado continued their unbeaten run when they hammered Future Tigers 5-2 in a thrilling match at North End Stadium in East London at the weekend. Both teams have played seven games and Tornado remains at the...
Mdantsane's Zolani Tete and his team arrived in Belfast, Northern Ireland yesterday morning for his WBO word bantamweight title defence against Siboniso Gonya of KwaZulu-Natal. The pair will clash in a dubious history-making bout for SA boxing when their fight...
A disappointing night for Bafana could well have turned out a lot differently had chances been taken but it will be another four-year await for fans hoping to see their country compete at the World Cup finals. TimesLIVE’s ratings of...
It is not just about the racing at the annual Berlin November extravaganza set to get under way in Berlin in just a few weeks time, but horse welfare is a key agenda on the annual events planner. With only...
Yet another fight for Zolani Tete and again another setback. Like what has now characterised his big fights, Tete’s house in Mdantsane was broken into while he was in camp in Johannesburg preparing for his WBO world bantamweight title defence...
The destruction of out-of-shape Bermane Stiverne by Deontay Wilder has suddenly brought the spotlight on the heavyweight division and that is exactly what the glamour weight class desperately needs. Forget about the fact that going into the fight Stiverne had...
While the boxing fraternity was reeling from the shocking death of Sinethemba Magibisela after a stabbing incident, South African bantamweight champion Toto Helebe was covering from a stabbing incident in Cape Town. Magibisela was stabbed to death by unknown assailants...
The Boardwalk Casino in Port Elizabeth has been all but confirmed as the venue for the Boxing SA awards. This was revealed by BSA chief executive Tsholofelo Lejaka after he attended an inspection mission at the venue with the provincial...
Well-respected coach Ian Palmer was yesterday relieved of his coaching duties at Mthatha Bucks after seeing his team pick up just four points from the last five games. Palmer has been at the helm of Amathol’amnyama for less than a...
SA Rugby officials are calling on South Africans to wear green on Friday to show support for the country’s 2023 World Cup bid that has come under fire from opponents in recent days.   The World Rugby Board assessed all the...
South Football Association (Safa) officials are confident that they will have sold 30 000 tickets by Thursday ahead of Bafana Bafana’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Senegal at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Friday night (7pm).   TimesLIVE can confirm that 19...
After seven straight losses in the Varsity Football Cup, University of Fort Hare coach Charles Hanyani will be looking for a massive improvement as they shift their focus to the SAB League. Hanyani said they were failing to address underlying...
Zolani Tete will not allow a burglary at his Mdantsane home deter him from his goal of retaining his WBO world title when he faces Siboniso Gonya in Belfast, Northern Ireland next weekend. Tete’s house was burgled this past weekend...
Matthew Bouman and Michelle Burn put in cracking performances to claim the 2017 Pete Marlin men’s and women’s Surfski titles at a bustling Yellow Sands beach at the weekend. With previous Pete Marlin champs from the last few years missing...

Amakhosi sink Chippa

Chippa United’s giant-killing ways came to an abrupt end when they were beaten 1-0 by Kaizer Chiefs in their Telkom Knockout Cup quarterfinal clash at a packed Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium yesterday. A first half Bernard Parker penalty ensured that...
SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux has reminded World Rugby Council delegates of their fiduciary responsibilities to vote for Rugby World Cup 2023 hosts according to the outcome of the recommendation of an independent technical committee. France‚ Ireland and SA...
Chippa United caretaker coach Teboho Moloi has vowed to make history when the Chilli Boys take on Kaizer Chiefs in a highly anticipated Telkom Knockout quarterfinal match at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium tomorrow. The Chilli Boys are yet to...
Thabo Qalinge has all the attributes to be a devastating attacking force for Orlando Pirates in the Premier Soccer League but he must learn to get the basics right in crucial moments of the game. This is the view of...
Golden Gloves Promotions (GGP) have a nice headache about Mthatha-born boxer Simpiwe Konkco. This as Konkco surged up to the lofty positions in the ratings of at least three of the four major world bodies in the mini-flyweight division. Konkco...
Banyana Banyana interim coach Desiree Ellis is in East London to scout for talent at the provincial Sasol League final clash set for Buffalo City Metro Stadium tomorrow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUZ-5lJ4bOI&feature=youtu.be Ellis is on the Sasol League Roadshow and will be conducting workshops...
Boxing Mecca calls him the “Whispering Witch” because no matter how hard you try to listen to him giving advice to his boxer, during the bout, you will never hear anything. Even his assistant trainers could not hear a word...
World boxing champion Zolani Tete is not prepared to be discouraged from venturing into the promotion business because of minor challenges. The 29-year-old Mdantsane boxer, who remains the only one in the country to hold a major world title-WBO bantamweight...
Four East London karatekas could be in for the chance of a lifetime when they represent South Africa at two world championship events in Japan and Russia in the next six weeks. Two students, namely Sonwabise Dokolwana and Nande Dlulane,...
Excitement is mounting ahead of the popular annual Berlin November Traditional Horse-racing extravaganza taking place at the end of this month. Entries for the pinnacle of traditional horse-racing in the province are galloping in with another packed field of contenders...
South Africans have been walking with a spring in their step since World Rugby recommended the country as the host of the 2023 Rugby World‚ but not everyone has taken kindly to the decision. SA's bid remains in pole position...
Rural rugby development is taking centre-stage this weekend when a South African Rural Rugby Development clinic is held at Lilyfontein School on Saturday morning. Kids from across the region have been invited to take part in the morning of rugby...
Chippa United coach Teboho Moloi says their 1-0 win over Mamelodi Sundowns at the Sisa Dukashe Stadium in Mdantsane at the weekend was a hard-fought battle, where his charges had to dig deep to secure a spot in the...
South Africa have moved a step closer to hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup after the World Rugby Board recommended their bid on Tuesday.  The South African bid was recommended ahead of France and Ireland and World Rugby’s Council is...