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Karate takes its first step to Championship

Karate takes its first step to Championship

The Walvis Bay Karate Club had a fitness evaluation test on Thursday, 26 January. The team, assisted by Coach Leonard Martin, had been receiving a tremendous amount of training since December to keep themselves ready for trials, which will officially start on Saturday, 4 February, where all relevant candidates all over Namibia have a chance […]

“Make a Difference” WBPHS Primary School Athletics Day

“Make a Difference” WBPHS Primary School Athletics Day

The primary school of the Walvis Bay Private High School had their interhouse athlethics competition on Saturday where the three school teams Seals, Dolphins and Sharks battled it out on the track and field. Sharks took the day with 1478 points. “Make a difference”, was the theme for this year. Sharks team members made the […]

Gold Winning Paralympian Ananias Shikongo this Week

Gold Winning Paralympian Ananias Shikongo this Week

Gold winning Paralympian Ananias Shikongo this week officially kicked off his Buy-a-Brick schools tour campaign. Shikongo, who signed an agreement with Standard Bank last week to raise awareness on the flagship project, kicked off the tour at Academia Secondary School in Windhoek on Wednesday, 18 January, where he engaged and motivated the learners. “I am […]

Rossmund news

Rossmund news

History: The Nashua Desert Classic had a record field with 148 players taking advantage of this ever popular 2 day competition – staggered tee-offs were put in place to cater for the big field and worked out perfectly. Local knowledge came to the fore with local guys Bertie Saunderson and Aldon Strauss coming out on […]

Rössing Marathon National Championship 2017

Rössing Marathon National Championship 2017

Namibian athletics’ national marathon championship, the Rössing Marathon, takes place in Swakopmund on Saturday, 11 February 2017, as part of the mine’s drive to promote healthy habits and support positive lifestyles in the community. The day is sponsored, for the 26th consecutive year, by Rio Tinto Rössing Uranium Mine and hosted by Swakop Striders Athletics […]

Reiter Verein Swakopmund hosts successfull 60th tournament

Reiter Verein Swakopmund hosts successfull 60th tournament

The ReiterVerein Swakopmund (RVS) once again hosted a successful equestrian tournament at the start of the new year. Lots of spectators gathered at the riding stables to witness riders and horses perform in the various disciplines. The tournament ended on Sunday with the final six-bar competition – a highlight which was reintroduced once again. The […]

4×4 Vasbyt Winners

4×4 Vasbyt Winners

A-class: In 1st place, Floris Steenkamp and Hele Steenkamp with 450 points; in 2nd place, Dirk Bosman and Dries Oberholzer with 310 points; and in 3rd place, Ben Lange and Francois Lotter with 300 points. B-class: In 1st place, Chris Bruyns and Frank Scholtz with 420 points; in 2nd place, Morné Oosthuisen and Niels Gartener […]

RVS hosts 60th equestrian tournament

RVS hosts 60th equestrian tournament

Today marks the start of the 60th equestrian tournament hosted by the ReiterVerein Swakopmund (RVS). The tournament runs until 8 January. Visitors can look forward to a great variety of dressage and jumping competitions. The show begins with the annual rider parade through town followed by a cocktail reception at the RVS in Windhuker Street. […]

Red Devils takes the Pool Christmas Cup home

Red Devils takes the Pool Christmas Cup home

The Red Devils team on Saturday walked away with a Floating Christmas Cup, six glass gold medals and N$2000 cash prize after they defeated Khomas Snipers in the final round of the Christmas Cup Pool Competition in Swakopmund. The winning team also received a voucher worth N$6000 to be used at a Pick ‘n Pay […]

Swakopmund Primary will soon have a netball court

Swakopmund Primary will soon have a netball court

The Swakopmund Primary School (SPS) will soon own a netball court on their school premises. On Thursday, 15 December delivery trucks belonging to Refuse Solutions were at the school delivering 22 000 interlocking bricks which will be used to get the surface of the netball court in order. The school started the initiative of collecting […]