The need to keep the Tete name hogging headlines for the right reasons has forced Zolani to postpone the bout involving his brother Makazole scheduled for this Saturday by two weeks. The decision by Zolani follows his feat of breaking...
East London-born junior karting star Kwanda Mokoena continued his fantastic rise in the karting world when he took the South African Mini Rok karting champion honours for 2017. The 13-year-old Mokoena, who attends Rivonia Primary in Johannesburg, powered his way...
Budding young sport talent will be on show across East London this week as the annual Steve Vukile Tshwete (SVT) Games get under way today. The games will be launched to much fanfare at the opening ceremony tonight. However, some...
The need to keep the Tete name hogging headlines for the right reasons has forced Zolani to postpone the bout involving his brother Makazole scheduled for this Saturday by two weeks. The decision by Zolani follows his feat of breaking...
Border star Marco Marais officially shattered a 97-year world record on Thursday afternoon when he became the fastest batsman to score a triple century in the history of first-class cricket. Marais, 24, who reached an unbeaten 300 off just 191...

Secret to his victory

Secret Boy from Qwaqwa took first place in the MTN wafa wafa thoroughbred 1400 race finale at the Berlin November race in Berlin over the weekend. The well-built stallion stunned more than 10 thousand spectators when he outran the dominant...
As heartfelt and emotional tributes continue to pour in following the death of much loved SABC commentator Cebo “CC” Manyaapelo‚ some of those close to him mourned his passing and said the airwaves would never be the same again...
Pitso Mosimane has learned his lesson with games in hand‚ the Mamelodi Sundowns coach has said‚ even as two big away wins have left the Brazilians dangerously nestled in fourth place in the Absa Premiership. Tuesday night’s 2-0 victory against...
It was a day to remember for East London’s Clifford Martin as he claimed the overall win at the 2017 International Natural Bodybuilding Association (INBA) Championships in Las Vegas earlier this month. Disabled sportsman Martin beat out a host of...
Border and Eastern Province will both be out to protect their unbeaten starts to the 2017-18 Sunfoil 3-Day Cup season as they head into battle at Buffalo Park today. Border has drawn one and won one of their two matches...
Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevich has travelled the planet but never seen soccer players so incapable of scoring goals as here in South Africa. Speaking after his team’s goalless draw against Golden Arrows — leaving their tally on eight goals...
Up-and-coming cricket talent will be on show when Border host neighbours Eastern Province in their Sunfoil 3-Day Cup and CSA One-Day Provincial Challenge matches at Buffalo Park this week. With a number of players from both teams unavailable due to...
Smarting from losing the national boxing awards to Port Elizabeth, East London will get a consolation prize when it hosts the finals of the Featherweight Super Four (S4) final in March next year. This was all but confirmed by S4...
Provincial cricket action is back on the cards this week as Border host neighbours Eastern Province in the Sunfoil 3-Day Cup and the CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge competitions, with play starting on Thursday morning. Two entertaining encounters should be on...
World boxing’s new knockout king Zolani Tete yesterday returned home to a hero’s welcome as scores of fans chanted songs and ululated all the way from the East London Airport to the city hall. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MB30U7eYipI With his WBO belt, which he...
New world record holder Zolani Tete  arrived today to a hero's welcome at the East London Airport before being whisked away to the city hall for a formal reception. https://youtu.be/MB30U7eYipI Tete set a new world boxing record for  the fastest fight...
EC BEES have managed to retain their unbeaten record against log leaders Tornado following their 2-1 win against the Mdantsane outfit at the Bhisho Stadium over the weekend. The “Crazy Gang”, who finished on top in the ABC Motsepe League...
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...