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Rio Qualification Rewards Hartley’s Blonde Ambition

By | November 2nd, 2015|Canoeing, Careers, Features, Fixtures, gStar, International Championship, Leading Ladies, Media and Coverage, Moments in Sport, Newsroom, Olympic Games, Professional, Regulars, Rowing, Selection, World Championships|

If you were to meet Bridgitte Hartley, she may describe herself as an optimistic blonde with a flair for sport. What she won’t readily tell you is that in 2012, she made history at the Olympics when she bagged bronze in the K1 500m final. It was South Africa’s first ever canoeing Olympic medal, and Hartley’s [...]

Get to Know: Top Equestrian Athlete Lorette Knowles-Taylor

By | September 28th, 2015|Equestrian, Feature Articles, Features, gStar, Leading Ladies, Newsroom, The Town Square|

Lorette started riding in Namibia at the age of 7 and was competing by age 9. Her parents, Arthur and Alwyn Knowles are completely not horsey, but have supported Lorette’s commitment to her horses for over 30 years. They are still her biggest horsey fans. Between the ages of 13 -17 years she competed as [...]

#gsport10 Receives Over 300 Nominations

By | July 23rd, 2015|Awards, gsport, gStar, Newsroom, Style Star, Woman in Media, Woman of the Month|

Nominations for the 10th gsport Awards have closed with an unprecedented public response to gsport’s call for nominations across 15 public categories, in a month-long process. (Click here to view the 10th gsport Awards launch video) It is now up to the gsport Judging Panel to choose the top three finalists in each category before [...]

Hurdles Champ Nel Builds Early Season Speed

By | February 16th, 2015|African Championships, Athletics, Coaching, Commonwealth Games, Feature Articles, Features, Fitness & Health, gStar, Leading Ladies, National Championships, Newsroom, Olympic Games, Professional, World Championships|

An early-season focus on speed work in addition to endurance with new coach Irma Reyneke has seen startlingly encouraging competition performances from African- and South African 400m hurdles champ, Wenda Nel

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