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Thrills expected in Standard Bank Super Cup …  Stars, Tigers promise all-out war
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Thrills expected in Standard Bank Super Cup … Stars, Tigers promise all-out war

July 30th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek As far as Tigers’ captain Pekka Hamukwaya is concerned, not even the departure of coach Bobby Samaria will dampen their spirits going into this Saturday’s Standard Bank Super Cup clash against premiership champions African Stars. The match takes place on Saturday at... Read more
Karate takes off in the north
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Karate takes off in the north

July 30th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Ongwediva Interest in karate is growing rapidly in the north. Karate has doubtlessly captured the imagination of many with people joining the sport thick and fast – ranging from pre-school kids to adults, including professionals. The popular Karate Zen Academy in... Read more
United Stars must pay  my money, says Nguvauva
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United Stars must pay my money, says Nguvauva

July 30th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek United Stars’ hard-tackling defender Mervin Nguvauva yesterday launched a scathing attack on the management of the Rundu-based club, accusing the management of unprofessionalism and lacking basic knowledge on footballers’ rights. Speaking to New Era Sport from his... Read more
Lesotho girl wins Rugby World Cup Ball Delivery competition
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Lesotho girl wins Rugby World Cup Ball Delivery competition

July 30th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek Twelve-year old Realeboha Pholosi recently won the employee leg of the DHL Match Ball Delivery competition by sending a video of a poem to DHL, illustrating her passion for rugby. This win offers Realeboha a once in a lifetime opportunity to become part of... Read more
Dr Lemmer takes FNB Classic Rugby Clash cup for 7th time
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Dr Lemmer takes FNB Classic Rugby Clash cup for 7th time

July 30th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Rehoboth Dr Lemmer High School maximised home-ground advantage to record a resounding victory against cross-town rivals MK Gertze in the final match of the FNB Classic Rugby Clashes in front of an enthusiastic crowd in Rehoboth last weekend. The fired up Dr Lemmer squad walloped... Read more
A wanted man …
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A wanted man …

July 29th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
News reached the New Era Sport this week that the on-and-off romance between the Namibia Football Association and national senior football team coach Ricardo Mannetti is on the mend. Sources close to Football House revealed that the two parties have lately reached an agreement... Read more
Ambunda promises to ‘wine and dine’ on Argentinean
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Ambunda promises to ‘wine and dine’ on Argentinean

July 29th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek Namibia’s former world champion Paulus ‘The Rock’ Ambunda is unfazed by a recent hamstring injury and says he is ready to ‘’lose an arm and a leg’’ if that’s what it takes to win his second world title. Ambunda will this coming Saturday carry... Read more
Samaria back in familiar territory… Reds’ prodigal son returns home
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Samaria back in familiar territory… Reds’ prodigal son returns home

July 29th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek The old adage that one man’s death is another one’s bread is playing its hand in the customary coaches’ merry-go-round in the country’s flagship football league, the MTC Premiership. Barely 24-hours after the shock resignation of head coach, Woody Jacobs,... Read more
NDF dominates corporate relay challenge
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NDF dominates corporate relay challenge

July 29th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek A record number of 612 athletes, representing 153 teams of four members each, ran and walked for welfare in the 3rd edition of the annual Bank Windhoek corporate challenge relay in aid of welfare, in Windhoek last weekend. There were 23 teams more than... Read more
Saundersons in control at table tennis champs
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Saundersons in control at table tennis champs

July 29th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek Last weekend saw table tennis rewrite the history books when a father and daughter won the singles men and ladies titles at the SKW Hall in Windhoek.. Rudi Saunderson and his daughter Reese both clinched the single titles in the men and ladies categories... Read more
Furious Woody parts ways with Stars … bonus demands blamed for divorce
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Furious Woody parts ways with Stars … bonus demands blamed for divorce

July 28th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek Just months after leading Katutura glamour football club African Stars to their first league title after a trophy drought stretching over four years, head coach Woody Jacobs has developed itchy feet. The youthful coach, who transformed Stars into fearless opponents and... Read more
Pro Tennis Academy into fifth tournament of season
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Pro Tennis Academy into fifth tournament of season

July 28th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Windhoek Local tennis players will once again have the chance to showcase their skills when the popular PTA Tennis Series resumes this weekend (31 July and 1 August) with the 5th tourney of the season, at the Windhoek High School (WHS) courts. The PTA Tennis... Read more