University of Johannesburg Sports Events manager Niamh Faherty received recognition for her contribution to rowing when she was nominated for the Rowing SA administrator of the year award last month.
Banyana Banyana winger Leandra Smeda has been signed by top Swedish football club Vittsjő GIK for her second international signing in as many years.
Madibaz Sport continues to make its presence felt at a national level following the appointment of Yoliswa Lumka to the management team for the World Student Games next year.
University of Johannesburg women's soccer captain Thato Letsose was delighted to be named Sportswoman of the Year at UJ's annual gala awards function at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg.
In an absolutely thrilling final in Bloemfontein on Monday night, the home side, UFS Kovsies, stunned and outplayed defending champions, UP Tuks, to win the 2018 Varsity Netball tournament 63-59.
Kovsies overpowered Maties 56-45 in a nail-biting Varsity Netball semi-final at the Callie Human in Bloemfontein on Monday evening, the home side booking their place in tournament final.
It was determination versus experience as the defending champions UP-Tuks pulled ahead to knock out a determined Madibaz side 55-46 in Monday's first Varsity Netball semi-final.
20-year-old Madibaz squash player Hayley Ward finished seventh in the World University Championships in England, an effort that helped team SA to 6th place in in the team competition in Birmingham.