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Dreaming of an Olympic Gold Medal

Dreaming of an Olympic Gold Medal

Star on the Rise: The newly-appointed coach of the SA girls team at the African Youth Games – and former SA hockey international, Tsoanelo Pholo has recently earned her FIH Level 4 coaching accreditation

Manaleng Embodies Spirit of Mandela

Manaleng Embodies Spirit of Mandela

Palesa “Deejay” Manaleng, 31, a UJ student and journalist has been selected as one of the 100 Young Mandela’s of the future. Through her leadership, creativity, resilience, vision and compassion, Palesa has made incredible efforts to make a difference in the lives of others and shown persistence to achieve her dreams against all odds.

Tanith Maxwell is Not Done Yet

Tanith Maxwell is Not Done Yet

A love of the open road has inspired SA icon Tanith Maxwell ever since trying out her first pair of runnings shoes at age eight, and with a 2018 Comrades Marathon fourth-place finish as testament, she is not done yet.

How to keep Strong during Struggle

How to keep Strong during Struggle

#MondayMotivation: Sport Psychologist Dr Kirsten van Heerden shares some expert thoughts about the importance of relying on supportive relationships, and finding your purpose, when working through the dark days in search of success.

World Cup Bound Simphiwe Dludlu Being her Best

World Cup Bound Simphiwe Dludlu Being her Best

Former Banyana Banyana star and current coach of the world-cup bound SA U17 women, aka Bantwana, these are among the legendary accolades already captured by Simphiwe Dludlu, an inspiring SA woman in sport who encourages women to succeed – Not to prove the point, but to be their best.

Dr Serra Dreams Of Becoming SA’s Jerry Maguire

Dr Serra Dreams Of Becoming SA’s Jerry Maguire

She’s just about reached the pinnacle of academics in her field of speciality, and a passion to enable South Africa’s athletes on and off the field may yet see a spectacular career change for Dr Pam Serra, Section Head of Sport and Recreation Management within the Department of Marketing, Logistics and Sport Management at Tshwane University of Technology.

Zanele Mdodana Contributes to the Development of Netball

Zanele Mdodana Contributes to the Development of Netball

She has long held a dream of giving back to the sport she loves, and this weekend former national netball captain Zanele Mdodana will launch her Netbasics Netball Clinic to give back to tomorrow’s stars at the Nelson Mandela University’s open courts on Saturday.