Hayley Nixon’s New Family Focus

Hayley Nixon’s New Family Focus

The Covid-19 lockdown has been tough on women in sport who have found it difficult to find a rhythm while being home bound. For World Surfski League Champion, Hayley Nixon, she has never been happier to miss a season of racing, as she is pregnant with her first child....
Thalea Smidt On the Comeback

Thalea Smidt On the Comeback

Talented Tuks Varsity Football captain, Thalea Smidt, is keeping a positive outlook while nursing a leg injury that has kept her out of action for eight months. Smidt’s injury came at a time where she was beginning to enjoy her game and had started to make her mark in...
Nyahora Eyes Olympics Qualification

Nyahora Eyes Olympics Qualification

Rutendo Nyahora’s goal of qualifying for her second Olympic Games has been put on hold, but it has not dented her hopes of representing Zimbabwe when the event takes place in 2021. Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the marathon runner’s preparations were abruptly...
Lee-Ann Persse Champions Athlete Mental Health

Lee-Ann Persse Champions Athlete Mental Health

Lee-Ann Persse did not have an easy sporting career, as she battled mental health and since her retirement from rowing in 2017, she has vowed to talk about her struggles to help other athletes experiencing similar situations. Persse is currently host of The Girls Only...
History Maker Thamae Eyes Mentorship Role

History Maker Thamae Eyes Mentorship Role

Zola Thamae is the President of the Free State Cricket Union, and the only woman provincial union president in South Africa for the past six years. While Thamae admits that progress is slow in getting more women cricket administrators to rise to the top of cricket...
Wade on Course to Becoming SA’s Next Best Footballer

Wade on Course to Becoming SA’s Next Best Footballer

South African U17 Women’s National Team captain, Jessica Wade, has been making her mark in the world of football and is determined to continue climbing up the ladder. In 2015, Wade began her football journey with JVW Football Club and two years later, she earned her...