Oosthuizen’s SA record one of 7 medals for ASWD Race Walkers

Athletics SWD sent a team of 18 athletes to participate at this year’s SA Road Race Walking Championships in Youngsfield Army Base in Cape Town on 12 October 2013.  The highlight of the event was Anél Oosthuizen’s new SA Junior record on the 10km – her time was 49.25. Herewith the results: Mone Geldenhuys       3km […]

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Ten rules for effective communication

Here are ten rules to consider:  Communicate more than you think you have to or need to.  It is your top priority. Be as specific as possible in the words or phrases you use. Supply whatever background information and reasons people need to understand changes. Talk to people as one adult to another. Be absolutely […]

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SWD Cricket name team to play Northerns in Pretoria

The SWD team to play Northerns at LC De Villiers Oval at the University of Pretoria, (17-20 October 2013) in the Cricket South Africa Provincial Challenge fixture is: Snr Name 1 Ross McMillan (Capt) 2 Waldo Lategan 3 Luthando Mnyanda 4 Adrian McLaren 5 Glen Addicot 6 Brendon Louw 7 Sammy-Joe Avontuur 8 Gareth Dukes […]

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SWD Cricket league results

The league results for the weekend are: PREMIER LEAGUE Saturday Mayflower vs George MAYFLOWER 172/10; GEORGE 32/1 Match abandoned Pirates United vs NMMU NMMU 225/9; PIRATES UNITED 62/4 IN 17 Overs Match abandoned Harlequins vs Sussex HARLEQUINS 220 (Glenton Stuurman 51, Jason le Kay 38, Geoffrey Perel 34, Kurt Fourie 23, Godwin Plaatjies 4/29, Jonathan […]

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SWD Cricket name Emerging Squad for 2013/14

The SWD Emerging Squad that will practise at 14:00 on Thursday October, 17th 2013 at the Recreation Ground in Oudtshoorn: Sr Nr Name Club/School 1 Shane Smith Mossel Bay 2 Edrique Cook NMMU 3 Jean Heunis Union Stars 4 Niel Hornbuckle NMMU 5 Christo van Schalkwyk Mossel Bay 6 Richard Maree NMMU 7 Otniel Baartman […]

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SA Mid-Amateur rivalries renewed

Lali Stander – DURBAN (11 October 2013) – Central Gauteng will kick off their South African Mid-Amateur Inter-Provincial title defence from 14-8 October, but last year’s champions could be in for a tough battle against title rivals KwaZulu-Natal at Durban Country Club. KZN lifted the title in 2009 at Irene Country Club and won again […]

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JP hails the mighty Hash

South Africa’s Hashim Amla scored a fighting century, but Pakistan still restricted the No 1-ranked Test team to 245/8 on the opening day of the first Test yesterday.

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Parking marshals’ strike ‘indefinite’

Parking marshals in the CBD say instead of taking home about R150 a day, a percentage of what they make for their employer, they have to rely on tips from motorists as a salary.

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RiRi accused of lip-synching

Sunday night’s Rihanna concert has left some fans complaining of lip-synching and a below-par performance.

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A profound week for Karin Schimke

Cape Times books editor Karin Schimke has twice this week been recognised for prestigious literature awards for her poetry.

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Arrest warrant for Bronx accused

A warrant of arrest has been issued for one of the three men accused of killing 50-year-old Bronx nightclub owner Bruno Bronn.

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I … just saw intestines – foster mom

Anene Booysen, the 17-year-old who was raped and left for dead in Bredasdorp, appeared “disorientated” when she named her attackers to her foster mother, Corlia Olivier.

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More no-fee schools for Cape

Education MEC Donald Grant has announced major changes to school funding, offering more than 200 schools the opportunity not to charge fees.

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Turok takes on Fransman

ANC veteran MP Ben Turok has lodged a complaint with his party against its Western Cape chairman, Marius Fransman, for “anti-Semitic” comments he made about the Jewish community in Cape Town last week.

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More farmworker assault claims lodged

Three more farmworkers have come forward with allegations of assault against Boland farmers involved in the Flippie Engelbrecht trial, the secretary of The Freedom Trust, Carina Papenfus, said in Cape Town yesterday.

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Medical records subpoenaed in assault case

The defence in the Flippie Engelbrecht assault case has subpoenaed superintendents from hospitals and clinics from Worcester and Robertson to hand over all the medical records of the Engelbrecht family, it emerged in court yesterday.

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Fourie set to remain captain for semi-final

Deon Fourie is set to be rewarded for guiding Western Province to an unbeaten run in the league stages of the Currie Cup by retaining the captaincy for Saturday’s semi-final against the Lions at Newlands.

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