Catholic Fire-Fighter Runs For The Denis Hurley Centre

22nd August, 2018|Other, Sport|

Sipho Mataka, a 39-year-old fire-fighter from New Hanover in KZN on Sunday, will be running the Mandela Marathon to raise money for the Denis Hurley Centre an inner city facility which serves the poorest of the poor of Durban working with the city's different faith traditions. Two generations of runners are united in their support [...]

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Drama Unfolds At Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge

20th August, 2018|Sport|

Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge Pietermaritzburg: Sunday 19 August Drama unfolded today (Sunday, 19 August) in the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge as Irvette van Zyl running for Nedbank claimed victory in KZN’s capital in a time of 34.26. Van Zyl, and a group of four elite athletes led from the onset, getting to the [...]

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Road Closures And Green Housekeeping For SPAR Maritzburg

14th August, 2018|Sport|

Road Closures and “ Green Housekeeping" for the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10 / 5km Challenge Pietermaritzburg: Sunday 19 August Participants and supporters of the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge, which takes place this Sunday, around Alexandra Park and the outskirts of the CBD, are asked to take note of the road closures to avoid traffic [...]

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Bursary Winners Announced

14th August, 2018|Sport|

SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Bursary winners St Mary’s DSG, Kloof: 21 – 22 July At the recent SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Grand Finals, two learners were awarded bursaries from the IIE’s Varsity College. For the third year, the IIE’s Varsity College have been associated with the school girls’ hockey tournament, travelling [...]

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13 Sleeps Until Maritzburg Race

6th August, 2018|Sport|

Dubbed, South Africa’s most beautiful race, the next leg of the national series of the SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge comes to the Capital on Sunday 19 August and participants have until Monday 13 August to enter online, otherwise they will have to manually enter at Race Registration on 17 and 18 August. This past weekend, [...]

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Wrapping It Up In Tenth Spot For Greytown

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Greytown High School Newcomers – Umvoti, uThukela and Umzinyathi Regional Winner – Tenth (2018) Greytown High School travelled to the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge for the first time and had an incredible time, placing tenth overall. Meeting the defending champs in the very first game of the tournament, the [...]

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Newcomers Felixton Finish Ninth Overall

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Felixton College Newcomers – Northern Coastal Regional Winner - Ninth (2018) Making their first appearance at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, Felixton College did well representing the Northern Coastal Region. A young team took to the field at St Mary’s DSG in Kloof with their first game up against [...]

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Best Performance Placing For Toti

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Amanzimtoti High School Durban South Regional Winner – Eighth (2018), Tenth (2015, 2016, 2017) In their fourth appearance, Amanzimtoti High School notched up their best result at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey, finishing eighth. In the three previous appearances, the team representing the Durban South Regional ended their Grand Finals [...]

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King Edward Claim Seventh Spot

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

King Edward High School Southern KZN Regional Winner – Sixth (2016, 2017), Seventh (2018), Eighth (2015) In their fourth appearance at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, King Edward High School concluded their sterling efforts with a seventh place at the Grand Finals. In their first two games, they met hockey giants St Anne’s [...]

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A Sixth For In Form Ferrum

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Ferrum High School Northern KZN Regional Winner – Fifth (2012, 2015), Sixth (2011, 2018), Ninth (2017), Tenth (2013, 2014) Making their seventh appearance at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, Ferrum High School put on a sterling effort to place sixth overall. In their first pool game, Ferrum went up [...]

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Our Lady Of Fatima Notch Up A Fifth

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Our Lady of Fatima Durban North Regional Winner – Fifth (2011, 2017, 2018) Notching up their third fifth place, Our Lady of Fatima fought hard at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge. Jordyn Beegte netted the only goal in the fifth place playoff against Ferrum High School from Newcastle. The [...]

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Fourth Place For Durban Girls’ College

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Durban Girls’ College Durban Central Regional Winner - Gold (2013, 2014, 2015), Silver (2012, 2016, 2017), Fourth (2011, 2018) The only team to have appeared at all Grand Finals at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, Durban Girls’ College ended their eighth appearance in fourth place. In the pool games, the solid team didn’t [...]

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Bronze For Newcomers, Epworth School

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Epworth Newcomers – Pietermaritzburg Central Regional – Bronze (2018) Representing the Pietermaritzburg Central Regional, Epworth School had a fantastic weekend on the turf at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge. They started their tournament with wins over Felixton College from Richards Bay and Our Lady of Fatima from Durban North, both scorelines were 1 [...]

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Silver For St Anne’s College

22nd July, 2018|Sport|

St Anne’s College – Pietermaritzburg North Regional Winner - Gold (2011), Silver (2018), Bronze (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Fourth (2013) Adding to their impressive tally at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, St Anne’s notched up their first silver in the seven appearances at the Grand Finals. St Anne’s started their tournament in thumping [...]

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St Mary’s DSG Claim Their Fourth SPAR KZN Title

22nd July, 2018|Sport|

SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Grand Finals St Marys DSG, Kloof: 21 – 22 July After a flawless performance, Saints defended their title in magnificent style at the Eighth SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, with a determined 3 – 0 win against St Anne’s College in the Grand Finals. St Mary’s added to [...]

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Fixtures Announced For The SPAR School Girls’ Hockey Challenge

10th July, 2018|Sport|

St Mary’s DSG, Kloof: 21 – 22 July The fixtures and umpires for the eighth SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge have been announced with the ten teams participating heading to St Mary’s DSG, Kloof to face each other in the much anticipated Grand Finals on 21 & 22 July. In Pool A, host school [...]

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Entries Open For Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10 / 5km

10th July, 2018|Sport|

Pietermaritzburg: Sunday 19 August Online and bulk entries are now open for the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge taking place in the KZN Capital on Sunday 19 August. The Challenge starts at 8am for both the 10km and 5km in Princess Margaret Drive outside Maritzburg College and ends at The Oval Cricket Stadium in Alexandra [...]

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Ten Teams For The Grand Finals

9th July, 2018|Sport|

SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge St Mary’s DSG: 21 & 22 July Ten top teams have earned their spot at this year’s SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Grand Finals that will take place at St Mary’s DSG on 21 and 22 July. The tournament travelled to ten regions during the early part of the [...]

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MSC Week And Lipton Challenge Cup Entries

27th June, 2018|Sport|

Point Yacht Club Offshore Durban: until 13 July As the weeklong Inter-Varsity Match Racing concludes, the sailors turn their attention to the next major event taking place offshore of Durban, the MSC Week that starts tomorrow (Sunday 1 July) hosted by Point Yacht Club. The offshore regatta kicks off with a tune up race on [...]

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Zimbabwean Runner Betha Chikanda Takes Honours In Durban SPAR Women’s 10km

25th June, 2018|Sport|

Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge Sunday June 24 2018 ZIMBABWEAN runner Betha Chikanda threw down the gauntlet from the moment the starter’s gun went off to lead from start to finish in yesterday’s 29th anniversary running of the Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge Finishing in 33:07, the diminutive 21 year old from Harare went out [...]

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SPAR Women’s Race 10/ 5km Challenge – Loads Of Fun And Entertainment

19th June, 2018|Music, Sport|

SPAR Women’s Race 10/ 5km Challenge - loads of fun and entertainment Jonsson Kings Park: Sunday 24 June Three larger than life and utterly gorgeous singers will take to the stage to entertain participants at this year’s SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge in Durban on Sunday, June 24. Beautiful Bee, Saxy Sthe and Mysterious Michelle are [...]

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Today DYR Talks To…. Refeloa Zililo

13th June, 2018|Sport|

Durban Youth Radio: Youth Week feature Today DYR talks to.... Refeloa Zililo (26) Sailing Instructor for Sail Africa 1 What is the greatest thing about being a young person in SA today? Our different cultures, diversity and our democracy. And of course, our beautiful country and the fact that there is a world of opportunities [...]

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Road Closures And Parking

13th June, 2018|Sport|

Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km - Sunday June 24 As thousands of people will be descending on the Jonsson Kings Park Stadium precinct for the Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge on Sunday, June 24, participants and supporters are reminded to plan their route to the race, as there are a number of road closures that will [...]

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Point Yacht Club Inter-Varsity Match Racing

11th June, 2018|Sport|

Harbour: 26 – 29 June Kicking off the incredibly busy patch of sailing here in Durban, the third Inter-Varsity Match Racing hosted by Point Yacht Club gets underway in the harbour from 26 – 29 June. Back to defend their title, Stellenbosch University will be keen to maintain their 100% record in this event. Lead [...]

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Point Yacht Club Harbour Clean Up

9th June, 2018|Other, Sport|

As part of the World Ocean’s Day, Point Yacht Club hosted a harbour clean up on Saturday (Yesterday) Over 300 people flocked down to the marina-based yacht club, with teams cleaning the shore and others being ferried to the island by boat. 400 bags of litter were collected in just over two hours and included [...]

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