“Curl It Like Chhibber”

“Curl It Like Chhibber”

Promising Indian footballer, Dalima Chhibber, became an Internet sensation last March when her right-footed free kick from 40 yards out thundered into the back of the net to give India the lead in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Final against Nepal. Her...
Mbuthuma Eyes World Championship Gold

Mbuthuma Eyes World Championship Gold

Nedbank Running Club’s Fikile Mbuthuma celebrates 15 years of marathon running this year and she says she is hungrier than ever to achieve at the highest level, with World Championship gold and a Top 5 Comrades Marathon finish on her bucket list. Mbuthuma is highly...
Lindiwe Dube Inspiring the Next Generation

Lindiwe Dube Inspiring the Next Generation

Lindiwe Dube grew up in the township of Daveyton in Ekurhuleni. Growing up, like many households there, her family had no basic sanitation or electricity. During school holidays, she would get to watch DSTV when she visited relatives. Now, Dube is an award-winning...
Ebba Qureshi Calls for Compulsory PE at School

Ebba Qureshi Calls for Compulsory PE at School

Women’s sport activist, Ebba Qureshi, is determined to get physical education (PE) recognised as a compulsory school lesson for girls in Pakistan and is using her vast network and experience to play her part in making it happen. The proud mother of three, and wife of...
Cricket-Mad Van Der Westhuizen’s Passion to Succeed

Cricket-Mad Van Der Westhuizen’s Passion to Succeed

Gabi-Lee Van Der Westhuizen’s passion to mentor and guide women cricketers has seen her play a vital role in the development of the Western Province Women’s Cricket team. As a Sport Scientist, teacher and sports administrator, Van Der Westhuizen graduated with an...
Gabbi Cunningham’s Journey to US Hurdles Champion

Gabbi Cunningham’s Journey to US Hurdles Champion

Gabbi Cunningham transitioned from singing, dancing and acting at a tender age to becoming the current US Indoor Track and Field 60-meter hurdles champion. Throughout her youth, Cunningham was always active but with a rare interest in sports until high school where...