Archive - Oct 2006
Zohair Ammar, an Egyptian sport marketing expert, is in Namibia to conduct a sport marketing seminar for the Namibian National Olympic Committee (NNOC) affiliates on November 4 and 5.
Ammar, who is on his second visit to Namibia, would also help developmental programmes for the Namibia Volleyball Federation (NVF) on his two week visit to the country.
By Bernd Kroemer
The countdown for the Inter-Series has begun and the Windhoek Moto Cross Club is proud to announce that top-riders from Europe and southern Africa will race this year at the Air Namibia Inter-Series, sponsored by our national airliner Air Namibia and JÃ¤germeister, Red Bull, Winston and Tafel Lager.
The Republikein newspaper was dominant in the First National Bank Sport Media awards today with Boet Matthews winning the Reporter of the Year award.
Matthews also won the Weekly Columnist award while Francois Poolman of the same paper won the Photographer of the Year award. The Republikein was also named as the best newspaper.
Telecom Namibia and NamPower have injected N$230 000 towards the hosting of a professional boxing bill in Ongwediva on November 11.
Telecom Namibia put up $150 000 for the event while Nampower weighed in with $80 000 for the bill which will feature 11 non-title bouts.
Old Mutual Namibia handed over prizes to the value of N$55 000 to the winners of the 2006 Victory Races Series in Windhoek on October 25.
Reinhold Iita, who was the overall winner in the Senior Menâ??s category, after winning all three legs of the Series, received N$10 000.
The Air Namibia Inter-Series motocross event will begin at Gallina Motocross Park on October 28 with the other races taking place on November 4.
International riders from Europe and Africa will participate in the event, including Stephanie Laier, the indisputable queen of motocross.
Namibian players are turning on good performances in the South African Premier League.
Sidney Plaatjies made a fine debut for Jomo Cosmos last Sunday by creating both goals in his teamâ??s 2-1 win over Moroka Swallows. Plaatjies provided the crosses that sunk Swallows.
Helaria Johannes continued her excellent form of late when she won the Nedbank 10km South African Championships in Stellenbosch on Saturday, October 21 in a new record time.
A huge field of more than 10 000 athletes participated in the championships, but Johannes stamped her authority on the race from the start. She got off to a fast start and soon took the lead, leaving the rest of the women trailing behind her.
The final results of the MTC Namibian PGA Championship were as follows:
196 - Anton Haig 62 69 65
197 - Thomas Aiken 71 63 63
199 - Adilson da Silva BRA 68 66 65, Grant Muller 64 69 66
200 - James Kingston 70 69 61, Ross Wellington 66 68 66
By Lali Stander
A cool and collected Anton Haig staved off the momentum of a challenging pack to claim his second Sunshine Tour title in impressive wire-to-wire style at the N$600 000 MTC Namibia PGA Championship at the Windhoek Golf Club on October 21.