Elana Meyer: Sport Before and After Democracy

Elana Meyer: Sport Before and After Democracy

South Africa has always been blessed with brilliant athletes on the local scene but segregation meant they could not compete together and in turn were not exposed to international competition until 1991. Under apartheid the international community’s boycotts meant...
Danelle Wentzel Puts SA Archery on The Map

Danelle Wentzel Puts SA Archery on The Map

Compound archer Danelle Wentzel once said that archery is a mind game and the one who can handle the pressure the best is the one who is going to win. It is that attitude that saw Wentzel win a gold medal during the Archery World Cup in Antalya last year.to give South...
Mignon du Preez Breaking New Ground

Mignon du Preez Breaking New Ground

After 13 years of dedication to the Momentum Proteas team, stalwart Mignon du Preez still remains on top of her game and in the process has attracted a personal sponsor to back her journey. Du Preez recently celebrated her 100th T20I match at the ICC Women’s T20 World...
Lethabo Kganyago’s Transition into Sports Journalism

Lethabo Kganyago’s Transition into Sports Journalism

The power is with the people and we have decided to start listening more. We want to know who your women’s sport community heroes are, and whose stories should we be telling. Last week, gsport Editor, Kass Naidoo, asked Twitter followers whose story gsport should be...
World Cup Winner Rene Naylor Comes Full Circle

World Cup Winner Rene Naylor Comes Full Circle

Twelve years ago, Rene Naylor broke new ground when she became the first ever female physiotherapist of the Springboks men’s team, having worked ten years before eventually receiving the call-up in 2008. After seven years at the top of her game, and having experienced...
Dr Phathokuhle Zondi Living Her Purpose

Dr Phathokuhle Zondi Living Her Purpose

Dr Phathokuhle Zondi is working to leave a legacy that will inspire her two daughters to be purposeful and dynamic. The multi-faceted doctor wears various caps, as she continues to break down barriers, living out her dream in the medical field. The 2017 gsport Awards...