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Boxing promoters call for better consultative strategy
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Boxing promoters call for better consultative strategy

Hesron Kapanga Namibian boxing promoters and trainers are calling on the Namibia Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Board (NPBWCB) to reconsider its planned stakeholders workshop for the draft boxing Act. The workshop, however, kicked off yesterday, and will run till 20 July to discuss the new draft for the boxing Act. The aim is to...

Ondangwa United, Gerros Uri-Khob battle climaxes
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Ondangwa United, Gerros Uri-Khob battle climaxes

Ondangwa United and Gerros Uri-Khob Football Academy are in a heated league battle as the Oshikoto Second Division Football League nears its conclusion, with both teams prevailing over the weekend to boost their title and promotion prospects. Both teams have three games remaining before the league’s completion, with Gerros Uri-Khob having a high goal advantage...

Kavango West Football League title race intensifies
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Kavango West Football League title race intensifies

With four games remaining in the Kavango West Second Division Football League, it is still too early to predict who will win the league since three teams are fiercely vying for first place in the log standings. The 12-team league has seen 18 games thus far, and is set to conclude the 2023/2024 season next...

Fine Young Stars win Omaheke Top 8
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Fine Young Stars win Omaheke Top 8

Zebaldt Ngaruka  Following their triumph in the Omaheke Top 8 on Sunday in Gobabis, the president of Fine Young Stars Kavemunu Fire Kahuikee said the presence and experience of national football team player Charles Hambira boosted the team’s performance. The Otjinene-based team won the football and netball competitions of the popular Omaheke tournament, which attracted...

Biles poised to reclaim Olympic throne after Tokyo tumult
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Biles poised to reclaim Olympic throne after Tokyo tumult

Simone Biles is headed to Paris poised to cement her legacy as gymnastics’ Greatest of All Time, an Olympic icon who transcends her sport in both triumph and defeat. The diminutive dynamo dazzled at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, winning gold in all-around, vault, floor exercise and team events. She arrived at the pandemic-delayed...

‘Monster’ Inoue to defend titles against Ireland’s Doheny
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‘Monster’ Inoue to defend titles against Ireland’s Doheny

Naoya Inoue will defend his undisputed super-bantamweight world belts against Ireland’s TJ Doheny at Tokyo’s Ariake Arena in September, the Japanese boxer known as “Monster” announced yesterday. The undefeated Inoue stopped Mexico’s Luis Nery in front of 55 000 fans at the Tokyo Dome in his last fight in May. It headlined the first boxing...

Mbappe joins Real Madrid
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Mbappe joins Real Madrid

French superstar Kylian Mbappe was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player yesterday, telling 80 000 fans “my dream has come true”. The striker, who had completed his medical earlier yesterday morning, signed a five-year contract, and was handed a number 9 shirt by club president Florentino Perez. “Wow,” Mbappe said in Spanish to roars...

Miller, Van Vuuren dominate Nedbank series
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Miller, Van Vuuren dominate Nedbank series

Hesron Kapanga  OKAHANDJA – Namibia’s elite male cyclist Alex Miller and junior female rider Delsia Janse van Vuuren dominated the male and female categories of the 2024 Nedbank Rock and Rut Cross Country (XC) Series on Saturday. Round three of the 2024 Nedbank Rock and Rut Cross Country (XC) took place at the new venue...

Otjiwarongo’s Mokati gets lifeline … stadium donated to NFA for 99-years
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Otjiwarongo’s Mokati gets lifeline … stadium donated to NFA for 99-years

With little progress in sight while its state continues deteriorating, the Otjiwarongo municipality donated the Mokati stadium to the Namibia Football Association, hoping the FA will take better care of it.  This includes upgrading the facility through various NFA funding models, including the money it receives from the football governing body, New Era understands.  NFA...