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Tough Martin tames the impossible

Tough Martin tames the impossible

Rudi Bowe Leonard Martin successfully tamed the ultra marathon monster The Munga, a non-stop single stage, semi-supported mountain bike race through the remote Karoo from 2 to 7 December 2020. The race started in Bloemfontein, cut through the Rolfontein Nature Reserve 16km north of Petrusville and end in Wellington in the Western Cape and provided […]

NIIHA Championships ended the year on a high

The Bank Windhoek 2020 Namibia Ice and Inline Hockey Association (NIIHA) Championships that were held from the 18th of December to the 22nd of December at the Dome in Swakopmund ended the year on a high. President of the NIIHA Bernd Bajorat said that all 5 clubs registered with the association participated in the only […]

Seidler king of the Jetty Mile

Seidler king of the Jetty Mile

Rudi Bowe The 22-year-old Phillip Seidler from Swakopmund won the Pupkewitz Jetty Mile for the eighth year in a row on 27 December 2020. Amica de Jager won the women’s race for the second consecutive year. A total of 143 swimmers completed the 14th edition of the Pupkewitz Jetty Mile. The jetty mile started at […]

Soccer tradition lives on

Soccer tradition lives on

Rudi Bowe Twenty teams participated in the 64th Swakopmund Football Club (SFC), Xmas Cup on 26 to 29 December 2020 at the sport field in Swakopmund. SFC has been hosting this annual Christmas soccer tournament since 1956. This year was no exception with 36 matches over four days in the Xlassico division, which catered for […]

A determined Nasilowski completes his mission

A determined Nasilowski completes his mission

Gideon Nasilowski (35), lives with the congenital condition, Arthrogryposis. Congenital joint contracture, especially in two or more areas of the body are characteristics of the condition. Arthrogryposis means curving of the joints in Greek. Nasilowski participated with about 1 000 cyclists in the iconic 24 hour mountain bike challenge. The challenge spans over grueling six […]

Huge displays at National Cricket Week

Huge displays at National Cricket Week

Cricket Namibia hosted a successful National School Week tournament whereby more than 200 top junior cricketers in the country from various cricket playing towns participated in the U11s, U13s, U16s and U19 age groups in a 50 Over competitive tournament. The teams that participated were Coastal, Central, Northern and South East at the various cricket […]

NFPL gains ground as NFA fills top positions

NFPL gains ground as NFA fills top positions

The Namibia Football Association (NFA) Ordinary Congress approved the proposed football season dates and also confirmed the appointment of three seniors’ officers at the secretariat. Top of the agenda on Saturday, 5 December was the Constitutional changes to incorporate the Namibia Football Premier League (NFPL) and this was adopted by Congress. Fourteen of the countries […]

Buccaneers Closed Squash Championships

Buccaneers Closed Squash Championships

Buccaneers squash club hosted their championships from 30 November 2020 to 4 December 2020. They had 16 Men and 8 Ladies participants at their club in Walvis Bay. The play was fierce and competitive with the players vying for the top slots of the club. In the main event, Brandon Grane’s game was on point, […]

Holiday Sport Events

Walvis Bay Dunes Mall and the Walvis Bay Urban Constituency Development Committee present 5 – A – Side Soccer Challenge on Saturday 12 December 2020. The Annual Touch Rugby Festival will be on 19 December 2020 at the Sparta United Recreation Sport Club in Walvis Bay. A Cricket day will be on 22 December at […]

Pupkewitz Foundation Open Athletics Championships

Pupkewitz Foundation Open Athletics Championships

Swakop Striders Athletic Club in conjunction with the Pupkewitz Foundation as the main sponsor will host the Open Athletics Championships on 22 December at the Vinita Sport field (next to the Dome) in Swakopmund. The Open Athletics Championships originated a few years ago to attract professional athletes and coaches to the coastal town of Swakopmund […]