On Youth Day, 16 June, hundreds of loyal Springbok supporters flocked to Silverstar’s MTN Boktown to support our men in green and gold. Luckily the weather stayed away and even though Eskom’s loadshedding kicked in straight after half-time, the crowd stayed true to their team and supported them right through to the end. The News was also there to witness the epic game.
Hoërskool Monument se eersterugbyspan het Saterdag, 21 April in die eindstryd van die Tuks Reeks teen Hoërskool Garsfontein te staan gekom. Monnas het die kragmeting gewen met meer as dubbel die aantal punte wat Garsies op die telbord kon kry.
The 19th annual Wilro Cycle challenge saw more than 600 participants line up at the starting point, ready to cycle for a good cause. The race took place at the Tarlton International Raceway for the ninth consecutive year, and, according to the event’s organisers, it went off without any major incidents.
The event was a championship competition and the Dream Star Foundation was one of the sponsors. To support this non-profit organisation, the dancers and everyone else who attended wore ribbons and socks in awareness of International Down Syndrome Day, which was on 21 March.
Round 2 of the 2018 Regional Motocross (MX) Championship Northern Regions went smoothly as the overcast sky and drizzle kept the main track at Dirt Bronco in Luipaardsvlei wet enough to lay the dust. News journalist Bianca Pindral was there to capture all the action.
Saturday, 24 February saw just under 3 000 cyclists from all over South Africa battle it out for the win when they participated in the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race in Krugersdorp and Muldersdrift.
‘n Totaal van 54 A-, B- en C-spanne wat ‘n groot aantal nasionale spelers ingesluit het, het van so ver as KwaZulu-Natal, Vrystaat, Noordwes, Limpopo, Gauteng en Mpumalanga gekom om hul streke te verteenwoordig by die hoofkwartier van Wes-Rand Jukskei in Kroningspark.
Local power couple Izak and Jacqueline Groenewald, who both won titles in this years’ International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IBFF) SA Championships, felt the desire to give back to their community recently, and decided to donate some much-needed equipment to the young boxers of Pango Camp in Munsieville.
It was a fine day for racing and motocross experts from all over Gauteng gathered at Dirt Bronco for the fifth leg of the Mayfair Gearbox Gauteng Motocross (MX) Series.
Pilots took to the skies as early as 7am to battle it out in the epic and difficult South African Flyer and Shell Aviation spot landing competition at Jack Taylor Airfield in Delporton. The News captured every exciting moment.
Policemen and -women from all nine provinces took part in the challenge, and a 10th, from head office, also joined them. Head office had one champion, Vusi Marenene, who won second place in Gauteng.