South African Olympian, Justine Palframan is hoping to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo after recently celebrating 12 years for running for South Africa. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her Rio Olympic experience, breaking youth records and recovering from mental health issues.
A year ago, Banyana Banyana international striker, Thembi Kgatlana, slotted her name into the history books at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, and has since seen her star rise on the world stage. Celine Abrahams takes a look at how Kgatlana’s career has progressed.
Cricket South Africa Media Manager, Sipokazi Sokanyile, is playing a significant role in the media game, which has seen her journey from intern to international media star. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her love for cricket and her passion to see women in sport thriving.
Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, calls for more women representation in every sphere of South African sport following the release of the final 2019/20 Eminent Persons Group report, which shows an underrepresentation of women.
Up and coming hockey and track star, Kayla Swarts, comes from one of South Africa’s leading sporting families. Her mother, Odessa Swarts, was a supreme sprinting talent in her time and her brother is 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk. She tells Celine Abrahams about her dream to represent SA at the Olympics.
We challenged ourselves to keep telling one powerful story a day during the lockdown to play our part in shaping the narrative of women’s sport. We ended up telling 32 stories, and we are excited to salute them as we reflect on an inspiring month of storytelling on gsport!
Momentum Proteas cricketer, Ayabonga Khaka, is on a high after receiving a Presidential award from her province @CGLCricket and two @OfficialCSA Awards nominations. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her ambition to win a World Cup.
Daniella Rhodes is a chip off the old block. The daughter of legendary South African cricketer, Jonty Rhodes, is successfully making her mark on the hockey field in the United States for Liberty University. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her hockey journey and her passion for fashion merchandising.
The players have continued to put in the hard yards in terms of their training during lockdown, and I commend them for that.” – SA Rugby CEO, Jurie Roux, following news that the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup won’t go ahead due to Covid-19.
Youth Olympic Rhythmic Gymnast, Shannon Gardiner, is targeting a successful comeback after suffering a knee injury, which hampered her chances of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her journey, studying Law and plans to grow gymnastics in South Africa.
Netball South Africa President, Cecilia Molokwane says the Telkom Netball League will take place this year. She shared this information and other updates with journalists as the federation prepares for resumption of play.
South African international footballer, Thembi Kgatlana, remains a big attraction for sponsors as she signs on as Sport Zone South Africa’s brand ambassador.