Award winning sportscaster, Lindiwe Dube, is using her life story to inspire young girls growing up in disadvantaged areas. The 2019 Estee Lauder Style Star of the Year chats to Celine Abrahams about the importance of brand presentation in her quest to become one of the best!
Leading Pakistan women’s sport activist, Ebba Qureshi, calls for physical education to become compulsory for girls at school. The founder of FemGames talks to gsport Editor Kass Naidoo about how she and her husband, former Pakistan all-rounder, Azhar Mahmood, plan to impact 100 schools in five years.
Sports Scientist and WP Women’s Cricket Team Manager, Gabi-Lee Van Der Westhuizen chats to gsport Member, Selina Munsamy, about her journey in cricket and her aspirations to go global.
South African sport’s golden girl and 2019 Momentum gsport Ministerial Award recipient, Tatjana Schoenmaker, shares her excitement after successfully graduating from University of Pretoria.
Star track and field athlete, Gabbi Cunningham, traded in her singing, acting and dancing interests to pursue a professional career in hurdles and sprints. The current US Indoor Track and Field 60-meter hurdles champion has her eyes set on qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics as she tells gsport Editor, Kass Naidoo, about her training schedule under COVID-19 lockdown and her major highlights so far.
While recognising strides improving women’s representation in sports codes, Sport and Recreation SA Acting Director-General Sumayya Khan has called for greater commitment following the release of the EPG status report into Sport Transformation
National team obligations remain a huge priority for Sune Luus, however the Momentum Proteas all-rounder also has big plans and ambitions for the Northerns Women’s side for next season.
Canoeing South Africa President, Kim Pople, is passionate about people satisfaction and believes she will remain involved sport administration for as long as her leadership is required. She spoke to Celine Abrahams about her journey to becoming only the second woman President of Canoeing South Africa and how she plans to develop the sport.
South African cricketer, Mignon du Preez, remains positive as the organisers of The Hundred competition postpone the event to 2021.
The gsport initiative announces the fourth set of monthly newsmakers this year in the build up to the second gsport Annual List event in December 2020.
Inspiring and well-respected football journalist, Melissa Reddy’s journey has seen her rise from an intern at Summit TV to a regular contributor at UK’s major broadcasters. She chats to Celine Abrahams about living her childhood dream, breaking barriers and confidently standing her ground in football spaces.
Women’s surfing pioneer, and former South African champion, Tasha Mentasti, is grateful to Sport and Recreation South Africa for providing financial assistance through their relief fund to ease the pressure on athletes during COVID-19 lockdown. She also chats to Celine Abrahams about how the pandemic is affecting the surfing community.