• 03
  • Aug

WINDHOEK – Zimbabwean runner Lewis Masunda and South African Nolene Conrad won the Sam Nujoma Half-Marathon men’s and women’s categories in the capital on Sunday.
The 21-km race, originally planned to end at the Vegkop Stadium at the Windhoek High School, was moved to start and finish at the Sam Nujoma Stadium to allow more people to be part of the historic event.

  • 03
  • Aug

NAMIBIA boxer Bethuel ‘Tyson’ Uushona feels excited about his victory over Isaac Hlatshwayo last weekend and looks forward to greater things to come.
Fighting at Ramatex on Saturday night Uushona found the going tough against Hlatshwayo, a three-time world champion, but won the fight on a unanimous points decision (119-109, 119-109, and 120-108).

  • 03
  • Aug

THE Namibia Rugby Under-19 team are preparing for the next month’s Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) Under-19 African Championship hosted by Zimbabwe
According to the President of the Namibia Rugby Union, Bradley Basson, the tournament that takes place from 23 August to 1 September will be crucial for Namibia.

  • 29
  • Jul

THE IOC president Jacques Rogge is not a man given to hyperbole. In fact, he has steadfastly refused to follow his predecessor Juan Antonio Samaranch by passing judgement on Olympic hosts.

In his interview with the BBC, Rogge said he would not be making an exception for London by calling their Games the greatest ever – no matter how well things go over the next three weeks.


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