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Caster Semenya

Caster Semenya is the current world leader and Olympic champion in the 800m, after she raced to a personal best at the Estádio Olímpico to win gold in Rio de Janeiro on 20 August, 2016. Her recent form has been remarkably consistent, unbeaten in the world for more than 20 months in the 800m, and an IAAF world leading 2017 ranking in the 800m, with a season’s best of 1:56.61 at the Doha Diamond League on 5 May this year.

Karla Mostert

Appointed as national vice-captain ahead the Quad Series in Durban in January, Mostert is one of a handful of SA players to be signed to play internationally. The talented GD/WD has been signed and re-signed by England’s Super League Team Bath, and is the first South African to be signed by any team from netball World Champs Australia. Mostert was awarded MVP honours in the final of the inaugural Super Netball in Brisbane on 18 June, after winning the season’s title with her team the Sunshine Coast Lightning.

Sunette Viljoen

Sunette Viljoen created history at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games by becoming the first African woman to win a medal in the Javelin Throw at the Olympics, as well as becoming to first women to win a medal for Team SA at the 2016 Olympics, when she made sure of the silverware with a 64.92 hurl at her first attempt. Having taken up boxing to gain improvements as an athlete in the past year, Viljoen also impressed at the 2016 African Championships, winning the continental Javelin Throw honours in Durban.

Who Should Win the 2018 Woman in PR and Sponsorship Award?

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Ilse Hayes

Order of Ikhamanga: Silver recipient Ilse Hayes pulls down the curtain on an illustrious career when the distinguished athlete enters her final race as a professional athlete on Monday, 16 July, at the World Para Athletics Champs London 2017. A partially-sighted track athlete, Hayes raced to silver in both the 100m T13 and 400m T13 in Rio 2016, to cap a glittering career total of 18 medals including two Paralympic and six world titles across the 100m, 200m, 400m T13, and the long jump F13 and T13. Hayes broke the 100m T13 world record in 2015, to hold the title of the fastest-ever woman Paralympian, for a few months.

Kgothatso Montjane

Ranked no. 8 in the world and boasting two singles titles (including the Prague Open title) and five doubles (including the US Open doubles title) in the year under review - not counting the Joburg Open singles and doubles titles won in July 2017 - South Africa’s no.1 wheelchair tennis player, Kgothatso Montjane is unbeaten by another SA player in the past 9 years. She is the first African player to compete in a wheelchair tennis grand slam, has represented SA at three Paralympic Games, has previously won the gsport Athlete with Disability Award twice, in a rich career that includes 39 singles titles and 48 doubles titles.

Louzanne Coetzee

Louzanne Coetzee, a blind athlete from Bloemfontein, is the fastest woman in her Class T11, for 5000m metres. Coetzee improved her own world record to 18min 42.29sec in Bloemfontein in March before going further at the National Champs in Port Elizabeth with a 18:37.23 finish, and then once more at the Nottwil Grand Prix in Switzerland in June, when she ran a 18:14.27 to remain the only woman under the 20-minute mark in the distance. Coetzee also competes in the 800m and 1500m distances, in which she has also improved her personal bests during the year under review.

Who Should Win the 2018 Woman in Social Media Award?

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Asive Gilifile

A physically disabled athlete who has won the Judges’ support to stand for consideration against two able-bodied athletes in this category, Asive Gilifile is South Africa’s no.1 U18 wheelchair tennis player ranked no.7 globally in the year under review, and has achieved a career high singles ranking of 4 in the world in the junior girls division. Gilifile reached the Gauteng Open finals, and the semi-final rounds at the SA Open, Soweto Open and Bloemfontein Open in the year. Building on her steady progress in 2016, Gilifile clinched the SA Open Super Series girls’ singles title in 2017.

Kajal Mistry

Kajal Mistry dominated the SA amateur circuit with four victories in 2016, and ended the season ranked number one. Mistry’s purple patch continued in 2017, with victories in the Sanlam SA Amateur Stroke Play, GNGU Junior Girls Open, WP Amateur Match Play and GNGU Women’s Match Play Championships. Already a hero to up-and-coming golfers, the 16-year-old cemented her number one ranking with runner-up finishes in the Nomads SA Girls, North West Open and WP Amateur Stroke Play, including eight top 10 placings in the Year under Review.

Heidi Dalton

Dalton is a professional cyclist, and is signed with European pro team Aromitalia Vaiano since February this year, and races for team Demacon in the RSA. At the 2017 South African Cycling championships in Wellington, Dalton won both the u23 and Elite National Road race titles, as well as taking the u23 National Time-Trial title, finishing second in the open division. Currently racing in Italy, the 22-year old has excelled in most of cycling’s disciplines on- and off- the track, and has risen to her best performances in one-day races and time-trial events.

Who Should Win the 2018 Woman in Print Media Award?

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Kajal Mistry

Kajal Mistry dominated the SA amateur circuit with four victories in 2016, and ended the season ranked number one. Mistry’s purple patch continued in 2017, with victories in the Sanlam SA Amateur Stroke Play, GNGU Junior Girls Open, WP Amateur Match Play and GNGU Women’s Match Play Championships. Already a hero to up-and-coming golfers, the 16-year-old cemented her number one ranking with runner-up finishes in the Nomads SA Girls, North West Open and WP Amateur Stroke Play, including eight top 10 placings in the Year under Review.

Laura Wolvaardt

A matric student at Parklands College in Cape Town, Wolvaardt is long-time key cricketer for Western Province, and debuted for the Proteas against England in February 2016, aged 16. In August last year, Wolvaardt became the youngest South African (male or female) to score an international century - aged 17 years and 105 days. In May 2017 she scored 149 off 149 against Ireland - the second highest individual score by a South African woman, a feat that won her accolades as the third-fastest SA woman to reach 5 half-centuries. Wolvaardt won the international Newcomer of the Year Award, at the Cricket SA Awards 2017. She has compiled 895 runs in 24 ODI’s, at an enviable average of 47.10.

Nokwanda Hlongwane

A double winner at the 2016 gsport Awards, Hlongwane is the country’s top wheelchair tennis junior, ranked no.2 globally in Girls u18, having bagged two major singles titles, including the Gauteng Open. The 17-year-old - who is unbeaten by any other South African for the past 4 years - was a finalist in the top-flight SA Open, and was named School Sports Athlete of the Year at the 2016 Gauteng Sports Awards. Hlongwane represented South Africa in three tournaments in Sri Lanka in the Year under Review, and finished as a semi-finalist in all three.

Who Should Win the 2018 Woman in Radio Media Award?

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Border Women's Rugby

Border has won the annual SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial competition for the past four years, and they have earned the right to defend it once again in this year’s tournament - against Western Province - in the 2017 IPT final in September. Their 29-16 win, also against WP, came at the BCM Stadium in East London in September, 2016.

Gauteng Jaguars

Three years bridesmaids, coach Jenny van Dyk and captain Shadine van der Merwe were determined that the Gauteng Jaguars’ fourth Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League final would be a win, and player of the match, centre Izette Griesel combined with former Protea goal-shooter Chrisna van Zyl’s experience to good effect, beating the North West Flames 49-43 to lift the title after a thrilling BFNPL final, at the Mangaung Indoor Stadium in June.

Western Province Cricket

It is a young Western Province cricket team that has maintained a proud tradition of national dominance once again this year, winning two of the three titles on offer, and losing only in the semi-final of the national 50-over tournament, in Bloemfontein. The team’s recent record includes 9 out of 11 trophies, a win in 21 out of 23 T20 matches, and a mere 5 losses in the 50-over format.

Who Should Win the 2018 Woman in Television Award?

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Hilton Moreeng

National Women’s cricket Coach Hilton Moreeng was taught cricket by a woman, and comes full circle in SA’s entry into a fully professional era, in which he is steadily guiding the Momentum Proteas to greater heights. His fully-contracted 14-member squad have won 10 of the 18 international series in his charge, and most recently, they qualified among the top four to face England in the semi-final of the Cricket World Cup, in England and Wales. He has guided them to away ODI series wins in India and Sri Lanka, and against Pakistan in the UAE, and takes prides in his teams’ first-ever ODI wins against England and the West Indies.

Maude Khumalo

After retiring, former Banyana Banyana star Maude Khumalo took up a coaching position at TUT Soshanguve (Tshawne University of Technology) campus in 2015, where she soon led the side to a top-eight finish. Then, in just a year, Khumalo guided the club to the second place where they narrowly missed out on promotion. She stands a chance of becoming the first-ever female coach to guide a men’s team into the SAB League, the fourth tier of professional football in South Africa.

Suzanne Ferreira

Offering expertise in Sports Medicine, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Medicine, Dr Suzanne Ferreira is a lecturer and coach with the Stellenbosch University’s Adapted Physical Activities Laboratory, with research interests in Disability Sport, and Adapted Physical Activity. Dr Ferreira was the national team coach for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, where she had input with athletes including Ilse Hayes and Anrune Liebenberg, and who’s athletes won a total of Gold, 3 Silvers, 2 Bronze (1 x WR; 1 x PR, 2 x AR).

Who Should Win the 2018 Style Star Award?

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Lauren Duncan

Lauren Duncan’s passion lies in the development and constant upliftment of women's football in South Africa. She work hard to ensure that people start taking more notice of the talent the country has and to be able to give young girls opportunities so follow their dreams in becoming professional athletes. Managing the JVW Girls Football Development Program and being involved with the National Team has come with a lot of challenges, but such promising outcomes is what inspires her every day to keep doing more for the sport.

Michelle Joubert

Michelle Joubert is a South African hockey umpire who is arguably the best in the world. She has performed consistently on the international stage over many years. She was awarded the FIH World Hockey umpire of the year in 2015. Since then she umpired the final at the Rio Olympics (the highest achievement in the world for an umpire). Some of Joubert’s other achievements include selection as an FIH International Umpire from 2004-date, Northern’s Hockey Association’s Ladies Umpire of the Year 2013-2016, and 2016 Gauteng Sports Awards Finalist Official of the Year.

Mpho Makhoba

Tennis Coach, Mpho Makhoba is the fourth South African woman to receive an International Chief of Umpires qualification, and the first female official to receive an international umpire’s qualification under the joint certification programme run by the International Tennis Federation. She works at grassroots level to build juniors so that they may progress to officiating. The leading local match official has made it her lifelong mission to uplift kids from townships through the sport spending 90% of her pay in her pursuit to blood young tennis players.

Who Should Win the 2018 Special Recognition Award?

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Cheryl Roberts

Cheryl Roberts has for decades self-published magazines and editorial books at her own cost in her unique role as SA’s long-time self-appointed champion for transformation in SA sport, and is one of the most prolific supporters of SA women in sport on social media, with regular updates at her Twitter account @cherylroberts00 that shine a light on the urgent need for transformation in and development of SA women’s sport.

Rachel Makhura

A triple-Award winner at the 2016 gsport Awards, Rachel Makhura is a sports radio journalist working at Radio Channel Africa, an international radio service of the sabc: www.channelafrica.co.za. She respects her craft and works extremely hard to promote the cause of women in sports on her social media accounts on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or YouTube, and is regarded as someone to follow for breaking sport news.

Sizakele Nkosi

South African correspondent for the popular LadiesMarch initiative, an online magazine that concentrates on women's football on the African continent, not only does Nkosi advance the cause of women in sport in her personal capacity styled as Phephelaphi JR on Twitter at @SizakeleP, Nkosi also builds support for women’s sport at her Phephelaphi online newspaper, created using the Paper.li content curation tool at http://paper.li/SizakeleP/1457529800#/.

Who Should Win the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award?

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Busisiwe Mokwena

Two-time Woman in Media winner at the gsport Awards in 2014 and 2016, Daily Sun and Sunday Sun sports journalist Busisiwe Mokwena has earned her position as a leading source of information about African women’s sport. Having started her career with commendable work for Media Operations at the 2010 World Cup FIFA- LOC and as an intern at Love Life, the Rosebank College graduate is dedicated to women’s sport, and doesn’t shirk when there’s reason to be critical about its development. She works hard to create trusting relationships with women sports stars, resulting in improved coverage of their work in national colours.

Monique Petersen

Monique Petersen has been a designer at KICK OFF Magazine since 2010. Today, as a Senior Designer, Petersen directs the artwork, and does the layout and design of the leading football magazine in the country. Her work is visible to see with every stunning cover that Kick Off has produced, especially in the period from the December 2016 edition of Kick Off to the July 2017 edition. She designed the cover and the layout of the first Kick Off Magazine edition to feature a stand-alone woman (Minnie Dlamini), which was the March 2017 issue. She deserves recognition for her stellar work and service in the sports industry.

Vuyokazi Nkanjeni

An alumna of Walter Sisulu University, and following an early career start with The Messenger Newspaper, and the Zithethele Community Newspaper, Vuyokazi Nkanjeni has earned recognition as one of a few female mainstream newspaper soccer writers in the country. The Herald and Weekend Post sports reporter has her work appear regularly in sister papers, the Daily Dispatch and Sowetan. Relying on a diverse experience in sports journalism, Nkanjeni has excelled in relaying the path of Chippa United in the Premier Soccer League, with a regular inspirational and insightful attracting a sound readership.

Who Should Win the 2018 Supporter of the Year Award?

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Beverly Maphangwa

Beverly Maphangwa is a producer at SABC Sport. She is best known for her work behind the scenes on Metro FM’s successful Sport@6 week daily radio show. Maphangwa has a keen eye for spotting breaking stories and getting the big names on her show. A winner of the 2009 gsport Woman in Media Award, Maphangwa also works on various TV programmes, and continues to make great strides as a formidable woman in sports media.

Natalie Germanos

Natalie Germanos is one of South Africa’s foremost cricket commentators. She was recently snapped up by BBC Test Match Special to commentate on the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, and also worked on the official tournament broadcast. Locally, Germanos works for Radio 2000 as a ball-by-ball commentator, alongside her work for SABC Sport television and SAfm Radio.

Rachel Makhura

Rachel Makhura is a big supporter of women’s sport, and her work as a sports reporter, producer and radio presenter working at Radio Channel Africa - an international radio service of SABC Radio - bears testament to her efforts to raise the profile of our female sports stars. She was a triple gsport Award winner in 2016, scooping the Woman in Radio and Social media awards, as well as the Style Star award.

Who Should Win the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award?

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Carol Tshabalala

She’s cagey about who she supported but international television sports anchor Carol Tshabalala’s love for sport was learned at Soweto Derbies in Pimville, and today her love for the beautiful game is only challenged by her two lesser favourites, boxing and basketball. She counts being at the 2004 Athens Olympic and Paralympic Games as a personal sporting highlight, but SA’s First Lady of Sport is best known for a range of stellar local and international assignments, including her own BackPages show on Supersport, doing pitchside report at the Uefa Champions League final in 2014, working on the 2016 London Olympic Games and FIFA World Cup in Brazil, and most recently, becoming a regular face on Barclays Premier League Football Today, shot monthly in London alongside EPL greats, Darren Bent and Matthew Upson.

Lebo Motsoeli

An award-winning television presenter, voice-over artist, scriptwriter and producer best known for presenting a variety of sports programmes for the SABC, Lebo Motsoeli was introduced to the world of sport broadcasting in 2003 as a voice-over artist and scriptwriter, for the youth programme, Sportsbuzz, before presenting the first sport programme dedicated to woman, Women in Sport. Currently the only female soccer sports anchor on the SABC platform, Motsoeli is also sports anchor and co-host for Radio 2000’s Lunch on 2000, weekdays 12-3pm.

Melissa Reddy

An accomplished journalist with a primary focus in print with Goal.com, and accompanied by her regular updates across television, radio and podcasts, Melissa Reddy made the big move to the UK after taking up an offer with EPL giants, Liverpool F.C. in 2015. Prior to her departure, football fanatic Reddy was the only female in an editor role in Kick Off’s history, with a solid track record as Head of Football for TeamTalk Media - owned by Sky Sports holding company BskyB – and bolstered by regular appearances as a football analyst for SuperSport.

Who Should Win the 2018 Sponsor of the Year Award?

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Amanda Dlamini

Amanda Dlamini is the brand ambassador for Jockey in SA and she has built herself up into a sponsor’s dream. Her ability to seamlessly move from being a player to commanding great respect as a TV sports pundit. She always maintains a graceful, elegant manner about herself while focussing on building her brand and building the dreams of those around her.

Dayna Nienaber

Dayna Nienaber is rising sports brand in the women’s sport space. She is a dirkbike rider, who became a mechanic at the age of 16 to prove how serious she was about her sport. Alongside her sterling performances in the various events she participates in, Dayna is a model, who exudes style, whether on a bike or on the red carpet. She understands the value of promoting herself and making sure sponsors buy into her vision for sport.

Vaylen Kirtley

Vaylen Kirtley is a seasoned sportscaster with SABC, excelling at every project she gets involved in. Her personal style has evolved over the years from the cute teenager we know all those years ago to the magnificent woman she has grown into. Vaylen’s red carpet style has long been admired by her peers and fans and this nomination has been a long time coming.

Who Should Win the 2018 Athlete of the Year with Disability Award?

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Lali Stander

Lali Stander has been synonymous with SA golf since 1997, when she launched the Sunshine Tour's in-house media department. The former editor of Golf World and senior writer for Golf Punk, Stander has single-handedly put SA women’s pro golf, women’s amateur and disabled golf on the world map since 2011. Her dedication was recognised by the industry when ‘Mrs Golf’ became the first and only female to win the SA Golf Writer’s Award, in 2014.

Mandisa Williams

Mandisa Williams was winning Awards for her rugby participation before gsport was launched twelve years ago, and this Border woman’s natural capacity for tenacity has ensured that her significant voice will be heard for many years to come. One of the pioneers of SA women’s rugby participation in global events, Mandisa has captained her side in both 15-player and sevens formats of the game. Her early days will be remembered for her dedication as a loose-forward for East London’s Imonti Penguins, and today the Border Women’s Rugby coordinator plays a pivotal role in Border Rugby’s decade-long dominance of national competitions, which has earned her home province much silverware, and great recognition.

Moonira Ramathula

After coming into the game as a soccer mom, Moonira Ramathula’s official duties as a volunteer at the Elsburg Football Club and the Germiston Local Football Association Chairperson lead her to found Futballing Girls, to encourage girls to play football, while also giving exposure into football administration, coaching and refereeing. She has guided 6 girls to selection for the Ekurhuleni Regional squad, two of whom have been selected for the Gauteng Provincial Squad in the past 12 months, while three ladies attended SAFA D license courses, and another attended referee level 1, all personally sponsored by Moonira. One of her programmes collects used boots, and she has put 22 girls in to a pair of ‘new’ boots.

Who Should Win the 2018 Athlete of the Year Award?

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Bellinah Matshedisho

An administrator at Adelaide Tambo special school in Soweto, Bellinah Matshedisho has volunteered for over 6 years taking care of players during all the six international wheelchair tennis tournaments. Under her watch, the wheelchair tennis programme at Adelaide Tambo has evolved into one of the best programmes in the country, and a feeder programme for the performance programme at UJ. The school now boasts some of the world’s top junior girls, Nokwanda Hlongwane (World no.2) and Asive Gilifile (World no.7).

Moonira Ramathula

After coming into the game as a soccer mom, Moonira Ramathula’s official duties as a volunteer at the Elsburg Football Club and the Germiston Local Football Association Chairperson lead her to found Futballing Girls, to encourage girls to play football, while also giving exposure into football administration, coaching and refereeing. She has guided 6 girls to selection for the Ekurhuleni Regional squad, two of whom have been selected for the Gauteng Provincial Squad in the past 12 months, while three ladies attended SAFA D license courses, and another attended referee level 1, all personally sponsored by Moonira. One of her programmes collects used boots, and she has put 22 girls in to a pair of ‘new’ boots.

Thelma Achilles

70 year-old Thelma Achilles has been a volunteer official in softball, school sport and hockey for over 40 years. As a softball umpire, she has officiated weekly league matches in Cape Town for the past 4 decades, each summer. Thelma has been a school sport administrator for about 45 years. She also serves on the executive committee of Softball South Africa, and on its umpires committees. An inspiration at her age she to still be a volunteer in sport.

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Cheryl Roberts

Cheryl Roberts is a well-known sports activist, publisher and writer, who was drawn to supporting women’s sport due to apartheid prejudices and discrimination of race and gender in sport. Roberts became a sports volunteer during her teenage years and to this day, has not worked a formal job, therefore has never been paid a salary. She says her payment was joy. Roberts works, mostly unnoticed, to raise the profile of our female athletes around the country.

Christopher Kwela

A near-unanimous original nomination by gsport’s Elite Panel of Judges for this man came after Kwela has over the years endeared himself to the netball community, as a firm supporter who is always in the know about when and where to support his team, across the width and breadth of the nation. gsport doesn’t have Kwela’s contact details, can you help us? Admin at gsport dot co dot za #ThankYou!

Tyron Barnard

Tyron Barnard started his website All Things Jabu in 2010 with a focus on promoting the lesser covered sports, and has done a fair amount of promotion of women in sport, all unpaid work purely for the betterment of sport. In among the many women athletes promoted at his website, his biggest focus has been on hockey, an under-covered sport where he has interviewed many players.

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Brutal Fruit

The Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League has fast become an apex women’s sports tournament in South Africa, featuring 10 brightly-branded teams representing all corners of South Africa, jamb-packed match halls and live television coverage courtesy Supersport. The elements have combined to produce an enticing cocktail of on- and off the court action for a thirsty audience. 2017 was the fourth installment of the popular tournament, and featured significant developments including bursaries for deserving candidates, increased prize allocations and matches in Durban, Cape Town and Bloemfontein.

Momentum

Financial services group Momentum made a daring decision in 2013 on the eve of the national women's cricket team's departure to the ICC Women’s World Cup in India, signing the team on a six-year sponsorship deal, to signal the first significant financial backing the team ever received. Cricket SA and Momentum then invested a tremendous amount of resources into the women's game, from grassroots to building the first National Academy for women's cricketers at the High Performance Centre in Pretoria. Today the sponsorship now allows a contracted squad of 12 national players, who have already matched the team’s best-ever performance at a World Cup.

SASOL

Established in 2009, Sasol’s sponsorship of women’s football has been instrumental in a growing awareness of the game in South Africa, through the developmentally-focused annual semi-professional league in partnership with SAFA; its Sasol League (boasting 2,800 players in 144 teams); and its world-class support of Banyana Banyana. Substantial direct investment supported by targeted PR projects have allowed Sasol to extend the empowering reach of women’s football to an audience exceeding 100m, with an advertising equivalent of more than R22m, in the period June 2016 to May 2017.

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Athletics South Africa

As far as imagery goes, the most powerful indicator in a turn of fortunes for Athletics South Africa was its gold medalist Caster Semenya striding to a comfortable win in Rio. ASA’s nomination praised it for the performance of its athletes at the Olympic Games, and it’s turn-around into an international force. Nationally-contracted athletes are exceeding expectations on the international stage after a noteworthy domestic season, and all indicators are that the young crop who excelled in Nairobi will be focussed on expanding that reach in the near future.

Cricket South Africa

Cricket South Africa has achieved a remarkable feat by becoming the first Federation to sign a fully professional senior women’s team, and the results of its investment is paying dividends with the Momentum Proteas matching their best-ever World Cup performance in qualifying for the semi-finals in England. On the ground, CSA introduced 58 Hubs & Regional Performance Centres across SA in 2017, stimulating participation in previously disadvantaged schools to identify talent early. The KFC Mini Cricket programme (8000 coaches and over 100,000 kids) inspires the next generation of Proteas and fans.

Wheelchair Tennis SA

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa (WTSA) has developed some of the best players in the world including women’s world no.8 Kgothatso Montjane, world no.2 junior Nokwanda Hlongwane, world no.7 junior Asive Gilifile and former world no.1 junior Mariska Venter, who is closer to Paralympic qualification. WTSA now boast one of the most successful wheelchair tennis programmes globally, with over 30 active centres catering for 500 plus players on a weekly basis. The Federation hosts 30 plus regional events, 2 national events and 6 international events in various locations across SA annually.

Who Should Win the 2018 Athlete of the Year Award?

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