Archive - Oct 12, 2006
Jacques Celliers of the Prowealth team took a 20 second lead over Raphael Bertschinger after the second stage of the Tour de Windhoek Cycle Stage Race on October 12.
Celliers won the first stage â?? a 5km time trial on October 11 â?? in 6 minutes 41 seconds, followed by Bertschinger (6:53), Ananias Ananias (7:13) and Jan Hendrik Verdoes (7:19).
Namibian tennis star Jurgens Strydom made up for his elimination from the singles when he reached the doubles semifinals at the ITF Futures Tennis tournament.
In the singles competition, Strydom defeated Gregory Howe in the first round but was eliminated by an experienced and confident 26-year-old Mustafa Ghouse from India in the second round with a score of 6/3, 6/2.
The Ministry of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture has endorsed a vote of no confidence in the Athletics Namibia (AN) leadership under Alpha Kangueehi.
Minister John Mutorwa said at a press conference in Windhoek today that they did not recognise the current AN leadership adding that he was surprised the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) officials had given the leadership a seal of approval.
MTC Namibia has increased their sponsorship for this yearâ??s Namibian PGA Golf tour which takes place at the Windhoek Country Club from October 19 to 21.
The company will be sponsoring the event to the tune of $600 000, an increase of $100 000.