Crucial Relief Fund Money for Leading Women in Sport

Crucial Relief Fund Money for Leading Women in Sport

Star long-distance runner, Glenrose Xaba, says the financial support she has received from the Sport, Arts and Culture COVID-19 Relief Fund has lifted a weight off her shoulders. Xaba is one a host of women in sport who have benefitted from the relief fund. “I would...
Thalea Smidt On the Comeback

Thalea Smidt On the Comeback

Talented Tuks Varsity Football captain, Thalea Smidt, is keeping a positive outlook while nursing a leg injury that has kept her out of action for eight months. Smidt’s injury came at a time where she was beginning to enjoy her game and had started to make her mark in...
The 2020 Comrades Marathon Has Been Cancelled

The 2020 Comrades Marathon Has Been Cancelled

Following long discussions with the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board and KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA, Athletics South Africa (ASA) has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Comrades Marathon. “Cancelling what would have been the 95th edition of the...
Nyahora Eyes Olympics Qualification

Nyahora Eyes Olympics Qualification

Rutendo Nyahora’s goal of qualifying for her second Olympic Games has been put on hold, but it has not dented her hopes of representing Zimbabwe when the event takes place in 2021. Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the marathon runner’s preparations were abruptly...
Lee-Ann Persse Champions Athlete Mental Health

Lee-Ann Persse Champions Athlete Mental Health

Lee-Ann Persse did not have an easy sporting career, as she battled mental health and since her retirement from rowing in 2017, she has vowed to talk about her struggles to help other athletes experiencing similar situations. Persse is currently host of The Girls Only...
History Maker Thamae Eyes Mentorship Role

History Maker Thamae Eyes Mentorship Role

Zola Thamae is the President of the Free State Cricket Union, and the only woman provincial union president in South Africa for the past six years. While Thamae admits that progress is slow in getting more women cricket administrators to rise to the top of cricket...