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Author: Sport Reporter

This fight will be the highlight of my boxing career – Uushona

The World Boxing Federation (WBF) World Welterweight Champion Bethuel ‘Tyson’ Uushona will make the first defence of his title against Russian challenger Roman Belaev, on 30 June at the Ramatex Hall. The 12 round fight between the two will be the main fight on the cards of the the Salute Boxing Academy boxing bonanza which will run under the theme “Defending My National Pride” The theme is in line with the recent working together signed agreement between Salute Boxing Academy and the Khomas Regional Forum of the Nationhood and National Pride (NNP) Campaign Uushona in an interview this week...

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Super netball tourney set for weekend

Food Manufacturer, African Deli under its flagship brand, Dinolo, announced the launch of the “Dinolo Super Netball Tournaments” which will commence on Saturday 24 June in the Khomas Region. The tournaments will be held in all 14 regions and the winner of each region will take part in the finals, in Swakopmund slated for 30 September. The tournament is part of the company’s Corporate Social Investment Programme and through this initiative, it will bring women together to have fun and at the same time allowing them and their supporters an opportunity to interact with the company. CEO African Deli,...

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Exhilarating games at RFS beach volleyball tournament

More than one hundred players representing 32 teams entered the past weekend’s beach volleyball tournament at the DTS Beach Arena in Windhoek. Categories consisted of 4-a-side mixed, 2-a-side youth, 2-a-side social, 2-a-side ladies and 2-a-side men. Saturdays’ tournament was sponsored by Retirement Fund Solutions, and was the third of six events in the Timeout Beach Volleyball Series 2017. In the much anticipated men’s category, eight teams played in two groups to determine the semi-finals. Sand twins Daniel and Fabian Pfeifer, Klaus Streiwe and Damian Schreiber reached the semi-finals in Group A with Christian Scholze and Heiko Prior, and Stephan...

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Africa Safari Lodge next stop for gravel and dirt series

The fourth leg of the Gravel and Dirt MTB Series powered by Hollard will take place place on 1 July in Mariental. This year’s event will play host to two brand new elements, namely the addition of a 10km run for those avid trail runners, as well as a brand new route for the 80km MTB cyclists. The terrain itself proved to be the undoing of many a cyclist in last year’s event, so much so that it was decided to revisit the drawing board to find a more cycle friendly route, by no means less of a challenge,...

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Classic Winter Beach volleyball series continues

The third Timeout Beach Series 2017 event of the year, the Retirement Fund Solutions Winter Classic 2017, will take place at DTS Beach Arena on 17 June. According to the organisers the deadline for entries for this tournament will be on Thursday 15 June. The event will see the top local beach volleyball athletes taking part, including the winner of the first Timeout Series event in April; Mixed Experienced Champion Rosi Hennes, U19’s World Championship participants; Fabian Pfeifer, Daniel Pfeifer & Michi Böhringer. The last Timeout Beach Series 2017 event, the Tropizone Aqua Kalahari Open 2017 that took part...

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Enduro Series round 4 heads to Uis

The Bank Windhoek Namibian Enduro Championship will enter the second half of the championship season on 17 June, with round four taking place at Uis The race is co-sponsored by Central Earth Moving and Brandberg Rest Camp. The event in Uis comprises of a mix of technical and fast riding, with sections passing through quarries and super soft white dunes. The Championship took off as expected by many. Marcel Henle (KTM) won the first event at Farm Omakwara in February, while Henner Rusch (KTM) took victory at Farm Lichtenstein in March. At Otjihase, Rusch clinched victory, taking the lead...

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11 countries to tee off at the Windhoek Lager Africa Jacket Championship

The Windhoek Lager Africa Jacket Championship for the fourth year will take place from 21 to 24 June. Ian Stevenson of Namibia Breweries (L) at a media engagement this week said this year an invitation was extended and will include a women’s leg to the tournament for the first time. This year’s tournament will also see the South African International Pairs competition take place in Windhoek at the same time, but as a separate event. According Stevenson, the tourney will start on 21 June when golfers arrive in Windhoek. The event will be played at both the Windhoek Golf...

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Girls and goals galore in Ohangwena

The Regional NFA Galz & Goals Committee in Ohangwena region organized a Football and Healthy Lifestyle Festival in Eenhana last week which saw 489 girls take part in the event. According to the country’s football governing body website, 14 schools and 20 coaches from all over Ohangwena region brought their girls’ teams to participate in the festival. The girls aged 10-20 participated in the U/13, U/15, U/17 and U/20 football tournaments and in educative life skills activities. The Namibia Planned Parenthood Association (NAPPA) shared information with the girls on HIV&AIDS and offered HIV Counseling and Testing for adults. Teenagers...

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