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National Field Hockey Premier League heats up

National Field Hockey Premier League heats up

The second round of Bank Windhoek’s National Field Hockey Premier League took place this past weekend in Windhoek. Teams put in their best performances on this eagerly anticipated start to the league. Men’s Premier League The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) team lost 4-0 to a rejuvenated BDO Wanderers. Jan Izak de Villiers […]

The Incredible Rise of African Rugby

The Incredible Rise of African Rugby

APO Group presents key facts and figures on “The Incredible Rise of African Rugby” In 2017, growth in player registration in African nations (excluding South Africa) was 66%, against an overall global increase of 27%. Rugby is developing at an unprecedented pace in Africa. The popularity of the sport is booming all over the continent, […]

Namibia Junior Golf Championship 2018

Namibia Junior Golf Championship 2018

The Namibia Junior Golf Foundation hosted their annual Junior Golf Championships at Windhoek Outdoor Club. With both the A and B divisions played 36 holes on Day one and 18 holes on Day Two with the first 18 holes played in extremely difficult cold windy conditions. In the A Division Jonothan Mather from Walvis Bay […]

Five medals for NAKU

Five medals for NAKU

The Namibia Karate Union (NAKU) recently participated at the 17th African Senior Karate Championships and 9th African Junior Karate Championships held in Kigali, Rwanda from 28 August to 2 September. A team of 12 of the best Karateka in Namibia attended the Championships with 8 Juniors (2 girls and 6 boys) and 4 Senior athletes […]

Quadrangular 2018

Quadrangular 2018

This past weekend, from Friday to Sunday, the Namibia Bowling Association hosted an International Quadrangular Test series. Four teams competed, namely Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and an NBA Invitation team. In addition to this, a three Test series was played between Namibian Veterans and Veterans from Zimbabwe. Unfortunately Botswana did not send a Veterans team. This […]

Run and walk in the world’s oldest desert

Run and walk in the world’s oldest desert

Rudi Bowe The Standard Bank Dunes Xtrail Run and Walk hosted by OTB Sport will take place on Saturday 22 September in a protected area in the Dorob National Park that is in the world’s oldest desert. The area is described as “a spectacular coastal dune belt, vast gravel plains, Namibia’s richest coastal area for […]

De Duine rugby festival

De Duine rugby festival

De Duine Secondary School held their annual rugby festival at the Narraville Sport Field in a windy Walvis Bay. The organiser and De Duine rugby coach Karl Cookson said “My main goal of the festival was for everyone to come together and enjoy the game and have fun and to raise funds for the schools […]

Golfing News

Golfing News

ROSSMUND GC 10 vs WALVIS BAY GC 0 Saturday 8 September The weather conditions were greatly improved giving the players some nice sunshine for the first part of the competition – wind conditions however increased as the day wore on. It was great to have Hoffie in the driving seat again from Business Connexions with […]

Namibia at Africa T20 Cup

Namibia at Africa T20 Cup

Cricket Namibia announced the participation of National men’s team in the 4th edition of the Africa T20 Cup, scheduled to commence on the 14 September 2018. The tournament is organised by Cricket South Africa.   The tournament is organised to kick start the domestic cricket season. In the 2017/18 season there was a total participation […]

Samoa breaks Namibian hearts

Samoa breaks Namibian hearts

Namibia pushed Samoa all the way at the World Rugby Under-20 Trophy in Romania, but succumbed in the end.  Namibia’s gallant under-20 rugby team fought till the end yesterday afternoon, but could not stop Samoa from winning their final group clash at the World Rugby Under-20 Trophy in Romania. The well-organised Samoan team, who had […]