The Namibian National Swimming Championships opened on a high note on Thursday when two records were broken in the opening race.
In the menâ??s 800m freestyle, 14-year old Tristan McDonald not only broke his own boys 13-14 record by more than seven seconds, but simultaneously broke the Menâ??s Open record held by Joachim von Alvensleben. McDonaldâ??s new record of 9:18,10 took more than three seconds off Von Alvenslebenâ??s previous record of 9:21,40.
We have a bumper package of sport throughout Namibia this weekend, ranging from boxing, cricket, swimming and cycling to tennis and of course, soccer.
Namibia takes on Northerns in their last Group A match at the Wanderers field this weekend. Their three-day SAA Challenge match started on Thursday, with Northerns declaring their first innings at 358/7, while Namibia reached 82/1 at stumps.
Northerns held a slight advantage over Namibia at the end of the first day of their SAA Challenge match in Windhoek on Thursday.
Northerns declared their first innings at 358/7 and at stumps Namibia had reached 82/1.
Namibiaâ??s former world champion boxer Harry Simon will make his long awaited comeback at the Benam Boxing Tournament at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday evening.
Simon, who fought more than five years ago, is still undefeated as a professional boxer with a record of 23 victories from 23 fights. He will come up against Stephan Nzuemba of Gabon who has an impressive record of 11 wins and one loss from 12 fights.
The Namibian Football Association announced today that SKW had won its case for using an unregistered player.
The acting secretary general of the NFA, Barry Rukoro said that SKW had been fined N$4 000 but would not be deducted six points for using Arend von Stryk against Blue Waters and Eleven Arrows.