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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 […]

Real Madrid Foundation and The Dome Swakopmund partner to launch football clinics in Namibia

Real Madrid Foundation and The Dome Swakopmund partner to launch football clinics in Namibia

Real Madrid Foundation and The Dome Swakopmund partner to launch football clinics in Namibia Real Madrid Foundation, the social arm of the Real Madrid CF, unveils its prestigious training clinics in Namibia this December The first clinic will take place at The Dome in Swakopmund (December 10th for coaches and December 12th – 16th for […]

Stefanus retains the Distell Rossmund open Championship for 2016

Stefanus retains the Distell Rossmund open Championship for 2016

The Rossmund Golf Course played host over the weekend to the 2016 Distell Rossmund Open Championship and as expected the weather conditions were good and the course, especially the greens were in an excellent condition. The tournament this year attracted a field of 81 golfers from all corners of Namibia and was one of the […]

Royal Chess-Minds Academy Individual Champion 2016

Royal Chess-Minds Academy Individual Champion 2016

Anthony van der Meer retained his title as the Royal Chess-Minds Academy Individual Champion for 2016 from a very unlucky Violandro Klukowski who was leading the competition going into the last round. The tournament was hosted last weekend at the Namib Primary School and played over 7 rounds. Violandro, a grade 5 learner from Swakopmund […]

Pro Tennis Academy rewards outstanding players

Pro Tennis Academy rewards outstanding players

The Pro Tennis Academy (PTA) has rewarded their most outstanding players at their yearly award ceremony last week. During the festive event in the capital, PTA head coach and tournament director, Romeo van Wyk, recognized the academies exceptional performances as well as the winners of this year’s PTA tournament series that stretched over the entire […]