Ricky Burns reflects on Indongo, talks Crawford fight

Ricky Burns reflects on Indongo, talks Crawford fight

Ahead of the battle to become the undisputed super-lightweight king between Namibia’s Julius ‘Blue Machine’ Indongo and America’s Terence Crawford, Scottish veteran fighter Ricky Burns reflects on his last fight against the unbeaten Namibian. Indongo cruised to a points victory over Burns in Glasgow back in April to add the WBA world title to the […]

Julius Indongo: Time to set talking aside

Julius Indongo: Time to set talking aside

This is an abridged transcript of an interview that Namibian boxing Champion Julius Indongo conducted in Omaha, Nebraska, this week ahead of his unification fight against America’s Terence Crawford this weekend. TODD duBOEF: It is going to be an exciting night on Saturday. This will be our third event going live on ESPN and what […]

NPL’s BoG meeting ends in ‘chaos’…clubs stage walkout protest

NPL’s BoG meeting ends in ‘chaos’…clubs  stage walkout protest

OTNIEL HEMBAPU _________________ A Namibia Premier League (NPL) Board of Governors (BoG) meeting, held in the capital this week with the aim of ironing out pending issues and mapping the way forward for the league, ended in total anarchy after some clubs representatives stormed out halfway through the meeting. With local football already webbed in […]

Tweya upbeat about the future of the ICT Minister’s Golf Day

Tweya upbeat about the future of the ICT Minister’s Golf Day

Staff Reporter _________________ Swakopmund – Minister of ICT Tjekero Tweya, could not heap enough praises on all the sponsors that stood firm in support for the annual ICT Minister’s Golf Day. Tweya made specific reference to New Era Publication, NBC as well as NBC TV, Radio and print media partners of the ICT Minister’s Golf […]

The Dome to hosts International Inline Hockey Feast

The Dome to hosts  International Inline Hockey Feast

Staff Reporter _________________ Swakopmund – Bank Windhoek has announced its sponsorship for the upmcoming International African Inline Hockey tourney, slated for 22nd of this month at The Dome, in Swakopmund. Particpants from South Africa, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Spain, USA, Canada, Eritrea, India, Brazil and Great Britain will make the trip to compete against hosts Namibia. […]

DHPS and BAS complete first joint Basketball Camp

DHPS and BAS complete  first joint Basketball Camp

Staff Reporter _________________ Windhoek – The Deutsche Höhere Privatschule (DHPS) and the Basketball Artists School (BAS) Foundation completed their first joint basketball camp from 29 April until 1 May at DHPS. 50 people including several junior coaches took part at the 3-day camp that included dribbling, passing, shooting, layups, conditioning, games and contests. Trophies were […]

Rossmund to host 2nd edition of annual ITC Golf Day

Rossmund to host 2nd edition of annual ITC Golf Day

Carlos Kambaekwa _____________________ Some of the leading local and the country’s serious golfers are to tee off in the second edition of the annual Charity Golf Day, under the auspices of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ITC). Last year saw the staff members in the ICT industry, converge at a central point to […]

Attempts to rescue dilapidated Whk Turf Club fall on deaf ears …Local horse owner’s fight in vain as authorities drag their feet

Attempts to rescue dilapidated Whk Turf Club fall on deaf ears   …Local horse owner’s fight in vain as authorities drag their feet

Carlos Kambaekwa _____________________ Just as Municipalities and local governments are burning the midnight oil in an effort to erect new recreational facilities across the country – existing facilities are deteriorating rapidly and have become an eyesore. What was previously regarded the hub of one of the most popular sporting disciplines in post democracy, the Windhoek […]

The hits and misses of the 2017/18 Sports Budget

The hits and misses of the 2017/18 Sports Budget

It is with great disbelieve that I painfully digest the announcement that the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service budget for the 2017/18 financial year was slashed with more N$100 million after it received a mere N$385 million for the new financial year when compared to the N$491 million it got in the last […]

Welwitschias swimming with sharks in revamped Currie Cup

Welwitschias swimming with sharks in revamped Currie Cup

Carlos Kambaekwa _____________________ Namibia’s second strings rugby fifteen, the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias as the team it affectionately known amongst its followers, have been pitted in the group of death, the North Pool alongside South African provincial powerhouses Vodacom Bulls, Xerox Golden Lions, Falcons and Steval Pumas completing the five team region in the new SuperSports […]

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