Tuks Sport’s Judoka, Michaela Whitebooi, is planning to compete in Europe over the next few months to gain valuable points in her quest to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
The delayed Tokyo Olympic Games is scheduled to take place from Friday, 23 July to Sunday, 8 August 2021. Photo: Pixabay
Four-time national Figure Skating champion, Gian-Quen Isaacs, is hoping to become the first South African ice skater to qualify for the Winter Olympics since 1998. She chats about her journey and growing list of achievements to date.
SASCOC’S first Vice-President, Lwandile Simelane believes the leading women in sport on the board are going to make huge strides in changing the perception of women in leadership positions during their term
Talented student athlete, Yané van der Merwe, shifts focus from javelin to shotput as she eyes an opportunity to represent SA at the Tokyo Paralympics. She chats about her passion for sport and drawing inspiration from wheelchair tennis champion, Kgothatso Montjane.
Former South African Women’s Hockey coach, Sheldon Rostron, uses his power as Director of Sport at NWU to ensure that women athletes are afforded opportunities from university level. He chats about his journey and achievements to date.
Fans backing a R500 Tokyo crowdfunding initiative by the SA Women’s Hockey team could see their team back in action proving Olympic mettle for the first time since London 2012
African Judo champion Michaela Whitebooi defends her title and wins her third gold medal in just over a month, to place her dream of representing South Africa at the Olympics in sight.
Swim sensation, Tayla Lovemore’s greatest ambition is to be a role model for young girls and inspire them to achieve their sporting dreams as she eyes the Tokyo Olympics.
Meet Gadija Jappie, South Africa’s first ever female head coach of a senior national volleyball team. With the further lifting of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, Jappie is hoping to get going with her work as head coach of SA National Beach Volleyball.
South African Paralympic rower, Sandra Khumalo vowed to embrace every moment of her life after surviving a tragic car accident which left her paralysed from the waist down. She shares her story of triumph.
Olympian and World Championship rowing bronze medallist, Ursula Grobler, has officially retired from competitive rowing. The trailblazer will now be focussing on her life post-retirement.