21 Days of Building Women’s Sport

21 Days of Building Women’s Sport

At the start of the COVID-19 21-Day Lockdown in South Africa, the gsport team challenged itself to tell the untold stories of women’s sport for the duration of the 21 days. With the cancellation of live sporting events around the world, our mission was to keep the...
Penny Heyns Readying Athletes for Global Success

Penny Heyns Readying Athletes for Global Success

Lockdown has inspired Penny Heyns to keep up her commitment to blood the next generation of athletes around the globe by taking to the Internet to run her Mental Toughness Online Coaching/Mentoring programme. The champion international swimmer established herself as...
Celestine Karoney: From Kenya TV to BBC Africa

Celestine Karoney: From Kenya TV to BBC Africa

Celestine Karoney always wanted to pursue a career in law. When a curve ball meant that her first love didn’t work out, she opted for Information Sciences where, in her third year of study, she realised that media was her passion: And so began her career in sports...
Thato Moeng: From Politics to Sports

Thato Moeng: From Politics to Sports

Thato Moeng, the woman whose name is synonymous with radio sports presenting and broadcasting, has a dream of owning a football club one day. Moeng has been part of the sports industry for more than a decade and has broken down barriers as she aims to make a path for...
Cox Investing in Future Hockey Stars

Cox Investing in Future Hockey Stars

Five years ago, Marsha Cox stood on the gsport Awards stage and announced her retirement from international hockey, as she accepted the Special Recognition award for her outstanding contribution to hockey. An emotional Cox spoke passionately as she told the gsport...
Prof Cora Burnett-Louw Playing Her Part

Prof Cora Burnett-Louw Playing Her Part

In 2017, Professor Cora Burnett-Louw was recognised for her outstanding academic contribution to women in sport when she was honoured as one of five Ministerial Award winners at the gsport Awards. As a leader for national research projects within South Africa and the...