Local sport

Local karate champion represents SA in India

Karate kid Hemal Heeralal jets off to India this weekend to represent South Africa and his karate organization AFSKSA in an international tournament.

Cycling to aid school children

Howick resident and school teacher, Brad Roets, suffered a gruelling, but rewarding 30 hours on a bicycle cycling from Johannesburg to Durban, as part of his fundraising project to donate 30 bicycles to school children. Touched by the plight of rural school children who have to walk, on average, a day to school, Roets believes…

Pietermaritzburg athlete wins Mudman series

Pietermaritzburg athlete and fitness trainer Sarah Scott Gray took third place in the Bergville to Ladysmith road run that took place on Saturday 9 April. She then participated and won the Epworth Mudman on 10 April, as well as winning the Mudman 2016 series held earlier in March. For Sarah, the focus is not so…

Relief after Maritzburg United finally wins

Last Sunday the local PSL outfit Maritzburg United finally made their die hards around the city happy when they managed to beat Bloemfontein Celtic 1-0 away at the Free State province, thus accumulating maximum points

A Dusi crown to savour for Birkett and Kime

A flawless three days of racing from Andy Birkett and Lance Kime resulted in a combined eighth FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon crown for the pair as Birkett registered his sixth and Kime his second title at Blue Lagoon in Durban on Saturday