Feature Articles

Soccer for Starters

Last month, gsport launched ‘Sport for Starters’, a monthly serial feature aimed at getting you started in the sport that we feature, by focusing on a few introductory issues, and other articles which discuss the sport. This October, gsport’s look at Soccer coincides with the African Women’s Championship, which takes place in Nigeria, starting October […]

Women’s Corporate Soccer Flying High

As South Africa gears up to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup, people around the country are going soccer-mad, with a host of corporate leagues being launched.   The SuperSport Corporate Soccer League is one of the popular ones. Now in its fifth year of operation, it includes leagues in Joburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and […]

Play Sport! from a Winner

  Every picture we have of Henna du Buisson shows her grinning widely, and that is as it should be.    This girl loves playing sport, she loves scoring goals, and she loves winning. gsport investigates the upside of sport by interviewing a national player who is a member of one of SA’s strongest hockey […]

Looking from Bottom Up

When gsport … for Girls! attended the end-of-tournament bash put on by SPAR following the Hockey Inter-Provincial Tournament just completed, Free State looked a little dazed. The Team had just finished a gruelling series of contests, and the team conceded a huge 8 goals against a mighty Eastern Province in the pool stages.  But when […]

Golf for Starters

Golf for Starters One of the coaches of the Acer Girls Program at Parkview is Letitia Moses, who gives us the lowdown on what golf beginners can expect when they take to the course. Why play golf?    There are many reasons to play golf. It’s fun; you are out in the open with nature.  It […]

Tomorrow’s Stars Shine at Parkview

Every second Sunday, the Caddies of South Africa take their daughters (6-12 years) to a series of assessments by Tania Fourie and Lesley Copeman, owners of the Parkview (JHB) ProShop and the SAA Champagne Golf Clinics.

August Issue

Feature Articles gsport  … for Girls! is about more than sport. It’s a resource aimed at encouraging women to reach our full potential. Every month, we will tackle a host of topics that will help us get into the best shape possible, physically, mentally and emotionally… So much to talk about, let’s get it on! August Lead Feature: […]

Simon: “I Love The Pressure”

Mike Simon and his daughter Ashleigh were driving back from Maccauvlei Golf Course one Sunday evening when the father voiced a concern he had carried with him ever since his child began to show such promise at golf.    

Hall of Fame: Penny Heyns

Hall of Fame: Penny Heyns

gsport’s inaugural Hall of Fame inductee, Penny Heyns, recalls the moments that have made her sporting career remarkable, and gives advice to girls who want to better themselves through sport.

Celebrating Femininity: My Story

  I recently came across a thought-provoking article on femininity and sport written by pioneering athlete, author and professional speaker, Mariah Burton Nelson, who has been writing and speaking about women, sports and success since 1980.