Sports

Club ownership  under the  microscope
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Club ownership under the microscope

April 17th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – A quick glance at the plight of many a football club that were chief beneficiaries of massive sponsorships from local business moguls and investors, some fly-by-night self-styled business executives, reveals a sad tale and leaves a bitter taste in the mouth.... Read more
Ode to a gentle giant – gone too soon, Connie Samaria 1955-2015
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Ode to a gentle giant – gone too soon, Connie Samaria 1955-2015

April 17th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – Born in Otjiwarongo on July 22, 1955, Connie started his primary school in his native town before he went to further his studies at the Cornelius Goreseb School in Khorixas. It was at this institution where he was to come across and rub... Read more
Stars remain focused despite boardroom wrangles
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Stars remain focused despite boardroom wrangles

April 17th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – Despite the on-going nasty wrangles in the African Stars boardroom, coach Woody Jacobs insists his charges are too focused on wanting to win the league title to be destructed by the recent developments at the club. Stars early this week parted ways with... Read more
Constitution, policy, rules, regulations and common sense!
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Constitution, policy, rules, regulations and common sense!

April 17th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
IT is now a well-documented secret that Namibia, the land of the brave, possesses one of the most attractive, if not the best, and progressive and well-documented constitution globally. Nations are organised, ruled and guided by their respective constitutions, I suppose. In the... Read more
Oshikoto ooze confidence ahead of NamPol Champs
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Oshikoto ooze confidence ahead of NamPol Champs

April 17th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
TSUMEB – Oshikoto Regional Police members yesterday staged a massive march through the streets of Tsumeb to create hype and showcase their readiness ahead of next month’s annual Police National Sports Championship, to be held in Oshakati, Oshana Region on May 22-29.... Read more
Chrysander Botha back in action after multiple injuries
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Chrysander Botha back in action after multiple injuries

April 16th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s 2015 Rugby World Cup preparations received a massive boost following announcements that Welwitschias fullback Chrysander Botha will by next week finally return to action when his English club Exeter Chiefs take on Heriots. Botha has for the past few... Read more
Stars set the record straight
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Stars set the record straight

April 16th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – The dust refuses to settle in the ugly spat between Katutura glamaour football African Stars and its financial backer Sidney Martin. Stars and Martin unceremoniously parted ways earlier this week with the multiple business mogul accusing the African Stars Club 500... Read more
Lack of funds robs amateur boxers
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Lack of funds robs amateur boxers

April 16th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – For the umpteenth time, local amateur boxers were again left to kick their heels in frustration after learning yesterday that Namibia will not be participating in this month’s African Boxing Confederation (ABC) Zone-4 Championship in Pretoria, South Africa.... Read more
Rugby still alive and well in Lüderitz …
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Rugby still alive and well in Lüderitz …

April 16th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
Moment of victory… Dragon Rugby Club from Windhoek last weekend travelled down south to confront Ocean Swallows Rugby Club at Lüderitz for their First Division clash, which Swallows won 59-6. Swallows are now preparing for a trip to Oranjemund, where they will battle it... Read more
NNOC board endorses Xoagub presidency
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NNOC board endorses Xoagub presidency

April 16th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – The Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC) board on Monday officially endorsed NNOC’s earlier decision to appoint Abner Xoagub as the next president following the resignation of long-serving president, Agnes Tjongarero. Following Tjongarero’s departure,... Read more
Sidney Martin pulls plug on Stars
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Sidney Martin pulls plug on Stars

April 15th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – The secretly kept frosty relationship between business mogul Sidney Martin and Katutura glamour football club African Stars has come to a premature end. New Era Sport has been reliably informed that Martin has parted ways with the club he has been bankrolling since... Read more
Kia riders impress, Vera wins female category
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Kia riders impress, Vera wins female category

April 15th, 2015 | by New Era Staff Reporter
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s KIA Elite riders put up strong performances during last weekend’s Hollard MTB X-Ride to secure four Top 10 spots in the elite men category. Michael Pretorius led the way for the men in red and white after completing the 90-km long course... Read more