Founder of The Sports Queen, Grace Chirumanzu's vision is to establish a good network of sports journalists who are passionate about women’s sport in Africa. Zimababwe’s 2018 Sportswoman of the Year also chats to Kass Naidoo about her sports journey that has seen her impact sport as an athlete, administrator and media professional.
South African athlete, Nolene Conrad, is raising money for athletes affected by the Covid-19 lockdown while working hard on establishing her newly launched online coaching business. She tells Celine Abrahams that the postponement of the Olympics has given her more time to recover from injury and work to qualify for the Tokyo Games in 2021.
South African sports stars, Suné Luus, Erin Hunter and Babalwa Latsha, share their secrets for sponsorship success as they encourage athletes to maintain a strong brand presence, especially during lockdown.
Former South African Olympic rower, Ursula Grobler, lives and breathes rowing. In this insightful interview with Celine Abrahams, she recounts her highs and lows. She also shares news of her journey as a marketing volunteer for the 2023 World Rowing Masters Regatta, coming to Africa for the first time, and bearing a logo she designed herself.
Seasoned Momentum Proteas all-rounder, Suné Luus, remains a big attraction with sponsors, as she signs on as brand ambassador for Falke South Africa. She chats to Celine Abrahams about how she landed the deal, and about her aspirations to win the World Cup with the Proteas.
Central Gauteng Lions Cricket Administrator, Takatso Mkhwanazi, is playing a vital role in ensuring that schools from primary level invest in developing girl cricketers for the national team. She chats to gsport member, Selina Munsamy, about the challenges women’s cricket faces and her plans for the future.
SA women’s hockey captain, Erin Hunter, becomes the first South African ambassador for Scorrd Hockey, a global online platform which aims to create a hockey community by connecting players, coaches and clubs to more opportunities on the international stage.
Nigeria’s Ebi Onome, the first African player, male or female, to appear at five editions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, speaks to Kass Naidoo about honouring her call to play football from a young age. She also chats about the state of the game in Nigeria and her aspirations to play a key role in shaping the sport.