Local sport

Local sport legends ever impress

Asher Biggs’ 2017 athletics season just gets better and better. On Sunday the Curro Nelspruit pupil ran the fastest running split to win gold in the 18 to 19 male category at the South African Triathlon Championships, held at the Aldam Holiday Resort, Free State.

Sabie hosts tournament

More than 154 players gathered in Sabie over the weekend for the Sabie Open ABC Chess Tournament.

Kamffer tops the Sasa log

Local showjumper, Kraai Kamffer, riding Lezar Solero, has clinched the title in the coveted adult open working hunter over 1,63 metres category in the Horse of the Year show.

Canoeists secure top-10 finish

Lowveld Canoe Club’s (LCC) Ant Baird and Wihan Venter managed to secure a top-10 finish in their age group at the 2017 FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon.

Dié polisievrou kolf telkens ‘n barshou

Sers. Christie Botha van die polisie se springstofeenheid in Mbombela is na afloop van die Suid-Afrikaanse Forces-toernooi in die Paarl as die kolwer van dié gesogte week aangewys.

Schoolboy rugby at its best

Penryn College once again hosted their annual rugby event at Mbombela Stadium on Wednesday. This year, it had grown to include six local high school first teams.

Plaaslike stoeiers druk stempel af

Nelspruit Stoeiklub (NSK) het weereens gewys waarom hulle nie net as een van die topklubs in die provinsie beskou word nie, maar ook deur die Suid-Afrikaanse stoeigemeenskap as gedugte mededingers beskou word.

Warrior lifts the bar again

Close to 5000 adventure-loving South Africans got down and dirty on the banks of the Vaal River for the second event of the 2017 Toyota Warrior powered by Reebok. Emerald Resort and Casino was the venue for the showdown in the elite Black Ops event, where the crème de la crème of the obstacle course racing scene battled it out the weekend.