Women’s Sport

Justine Palframan on the Comeback

Justine Palframan on the Comeback

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.

History Making FIFA Goal Changes Kgatlana’s Life

History Making FIFA Goal Changes Kgatlana’s Life

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.

Sipokazi Sokanyile’s Rise to International Media Star

Sipokazi Sokanyile’s Rise to International Media Star

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.

Kayla Swarts Running Her Own Race

Kayla Swarts Running Her Own Race

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.

31 Days of Women’s Sport Stories

31 Days of Women’s Sport Stories

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!

Ayabonga Khaka Living Her Cricket Dream

Ayabonga Khaka Living Her Cricket Dream

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 Becoming a Star in Her Own Right

Daniella Rhodes Becoming a Star in Her Own Right

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.

Springboks Made to Wait to Defend Africa Title

Springboks Made to Wait to Defend Africa Title

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.

Shannon Gardiner Targets Successful Comeback

Shannon Gardiner Targets Successful Comeback

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.