Evelyn Watta Mentors Future Sports Journalists

Evelyn Watta Mentors Future Sports Journalists

Award-winning Kenyan sports journalist, Evelyn Watta, is using her vast media experience to mentor young aspiring journalists through the AIPS Youth Reporters Programme. Watta serves as Vice President of AIPS and is the first African woman to be elected into this...
Sundowns Ladies Prepare for Continental Success

Sundowns Ladies Prepare for Continental Success

Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies team captain, Agnes Nkosi, continues to use her leadership skills to inspire her teammates, as the club aims to defend their SAFA National Women’s League title and prepare for continental participation. On Monday, 4 January 2021, Sundowns...
Sheldon Rostron’s Positive Impact on Women’s Sport

Sheldon Rostron’s Positive Impact on Women’s Sport

Former South African women’s hockey coach, Sheldron Rostron, is using his years of experience in the sport to power his role at university level, where he plans to keep effecting change. Rostron, now the North West University’s (NWU) Director of Sport, wants to rid...
FIFA expands Women’s World Cup Slots Allocation

FIFA expands Women’s World Cup Slots Allocation

Africa could be represented by up to six nations at the next FIFA Women’s World Cup after world governing body, FIFA, approved the allocation of slots for the 2023 edition. The success of the 2019 edition resulted in a decision last year to the expand the FIFA Women’s...
ASA Updates Provisional Squad for World U20 Champs

ASA Updates Provisional Squad for World U20 Champs

Hopes of some athletes have been dashed, while some of South Africa’s most promising young athletes have been included in an updated ASA Provisional Squad, released in the build-up to the 2021 World U20 Championships. “The Coronavirus pandemic has vastly...
Women’s Sport on the Agenda

Women’s Sport on the Agenda

Traditional media houses are slow to take notice when women’s sports news happens. Men’s sport dominates the public attention, entrenching the status quo that women’s sport is less important. One study* from 2008 suggests that print media coverage of women’s sport is...