May Issue

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The month of May brings a new gsport theme, focussing on Retreat, while the main sport focus is on Rugby (which begins its season in earnest as Autumn calls), and also on Dance sport, confidently named the most glamorous sport in the world by its lovers.

 

Feature Articles:

ImageState of Women’s Rugby: Searching For Positives:- Compared to the men’s game, Women’s Rugby is struggling to attract the necessary support and sponsors to grow the game. But last year’s first appearance by a South African team at the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup is encouraging more women to take up the game. Read on …/

 

ImageJenny Bentel: Top South African Rugby Referee Jenny Bentel is no stranger to controversy, but to perform consistently as a respected match official in a bruising contact sport, well… that’s par for the course! Read on …/

 

ImageDance Sport Focus: So, just what is dance, and is it a sport? And don’t you always need a partner, and isn’t it too expensive? gsport spoke to the experts, and got the low down on dancing! Read on …/

 

gsport Member Contributors:

ImageTwenty-year-old Lerato Malekutu dreams of breaking into cricket broadcasting, and has been pretty persistent about her enthusiasm and passion for cricket. After visiting Kass in the SABC Sport television broadcast studios, Lerato tells us her story. Read on …/

 

Imagegsport Member Robyn Hendriks has a passion for sports, and the people involved in it. With a particular interest in exercise physiology and fitness, Robyn hopes to see women get more involved in the industry. Here are her thoughts on Retreat, winter and hibernation. Read on …/

 

Regulars:

ImageSharon Lee Plaskitt: We’re thrilled to announce the start of a three-part BABY series! In her first piece, gsport’s resident Complimentary Health practitioner, Sharon Lee Plaskitt, gives us some practical advice to prepare ourselves for motherhood. Read on …/

 

ImageMichele Wolhuter: Retreat: The Art of the Quiet Mind. gsport’s in-house motivational expert considers the various ways that the gsport’s May theme of Retreat can be viewed, and practiced. Read on …/

 
 
 
 
 

As May introduces some of the coldest weather in a while, gsport is proud to introduce four women very likely to warm your heart with their stories. Please welcome the May quartet:

Leading Ladies

ImageWoman of the Month: Ruda Landman has been a Sunday M-Net favourite for just short of two decades, and has filled all our lounges with stories of courage, and those of shame, with equal grit for truth. As she prepares to leave the Randburg studios for the last time, Ruda tells us about South Africa, and how she sees things. Read on …/

 

Imagegsport Style Star: Michelle Garforth is regarded as the world’s top environmental host. She is also one of South Africa’s hottest celebrities and can be described as our very own Madonna. Since her TV debut at 19, Michelle has kept her brand fresh and has approached life without fear of consequences. Her biggest asset is her ability to reinvent herself. And she has proved that no topic or challenge is too daunting while remaining as gorgeous as ever! Read on …/

ImageMay gSTAR: Mandisa Williams was voted the Springbok Women’s SA Player of the Tournament in the 2006 Women’s Rugby World Cup in Canada, and also scooped the British Airways’ Women’s Rugby Player of the Year award. The national women’s rugby flank is enjoying her game, and looking ahead for more successes. This inspirational rugby fanatic leads gsport’s May focus on the sport of rugby. Read on …/

 

ImageWoman in Media: With rugby being our sport of choice this month, we’re thrilled to pay tribute to South Africa’s only female rugby analyst, Zeena Isaacs, who write for Business Day and is part of SABC Sport’s rugby presentation panel. Zeena is just 24 but has already made a name for herself in an environment that is still male dominated. Introducing our Woman in Media for May, the passionate, Zeena Isaacs. Read on …/

gsport Newsroom

Below are the sports news articles published on gsport during May 2007. A special thanks to all our contacts and contributors, please keep your news coming to gsport … for Girls! at 
sportsnews@gsport.co.za.
 

  Tennis 
 Thu 31 May  
  Soccer  
 Thu 31 May 
  Badminton 
 Wed 30 May  
  Tennis 
 Wed 30 May 
  Cycling
 Wed 30 May
  Sailing 
 Tue 29 May  
  Tennis 
 Tue 29 May 
  Swimming 
 Tue 29 May 
  Surfing 
 Tue 29 May 
  Squash
 Tue 29 May 
  Touch Rugby
 Tue 29 May 
  Soccer 
 Mon 28 May 
  Bowls 
 Mon 28 May  
  Surfing
 Mon 28 May 
  Squash 
 Mon 28 May  
  Soccer 
 Mon 28 May 
  Soccer
 Sun 27 May
  Squash 
 Sun 27 May  
  Sailing 
 Sun 27 May 
  Tennis 
 Sun 27 May 
  Golf 
 Sun 27 May 
  Soccer 
 Sat 26 May  
  Golf 
 Sat 26 May  
  Soccer  
 Sat 26 May 
  Golf  
 Sat 26 May  
  Tennis 
 Sat 26 May 
  Golf 
 Fri 25 May  
  Golf 
 Fri 25 May  
  Cycling
 Fri 25 May 
  Soccer 
 Fri 25 May 
  Tennis 
 Thu 24 May 
  Women’s Issues
 Thu 24 May
  Surfing
 Thu 24 May
  Soccer 
 Wed 23 May 
  Tennis 
 Wed 23 May 
  Golf
 Wed 23 May 
  Tennis 
 Wed 23 May 
  Soccer
 Tue 22 May 
  Golf 
 Tue 22 May 
  Golf
 Tue 22 May
  Powerlifting 
 Mon 21 May 
  Surfing 
 Mon 21 May 
  Golf 
 Mon 21 May
  Tennis 

 Sun 20 May

  Surfing
 Sun 20 May 
  Tennis 
 Sat 19 May 
  Golf 
 Sat 19 May 
  Surfing 
 Sat 19 May  
  Golf 
 Fri 18 May  
  Surfing 
 Fri 18 May 
  Water Safety 
 Fri 18 May 
  Athletics
 Fri 18 May 
  Netball 
 Thu 17 May  
  Athletics 
 Thu 17 May 
  Cycling
 Thu 17 May
  Netball
 Wed 16 May
  Swimming
 Tue 15 May 
  Tennis 
 Tue 15 May 
  Bowls 
 Tue 15 May 
  Golf 
 Mon 14 May  
  Surfing 
 Mon 14 May  
  Triathlon 
 Mon 14 May 
  Hockey   Happy Mother’s Day!  Sun 13 May
  Swimming   Natalie Swims to Triple Gold  Sun 13 May
  Golf 
 Sat 12 May 
  Surfing
 Sat 12 May  
  Surfing
 Fri 11 May  
  Sports Journalism
 Fri 11 May   
  Hockey
 Fri 11 May  
  Golf 
 Fri 11 May 
  Road Running
 Thu 10 May  
  Women’s Issues
 Thu 10 May  
  Surfing
 Thu 10 May 
  Golf 
 Thu 10 May
  Awards
 Thu 10 May
  Golf 
 Wed 9 May 
  Surfing 
 Wed 9 May 
  Athletics
 Wed 9 May
  Road Running
 Wed 9 May
  Golf
 Wed 9 May
  Walking
 Tue 8 May
  Golf 
 Tue 8 May
  Surfing
 Tue 8 May 
  Cricket
 Mon 7 May 
  Cycling  
 Mon 7 May 
  Surfing
 Mon 7 May
  Surfing
 Sun 6 May  
  Bowls 
 Sun 6 May  
  Road Running 
 Sun 6 May 
  Awards
 Sat 5 May
  Road Running
 Sat 5 May
  Road Running
 Sat 5 May
  Road Running   Radio Stars Ready for Comrades  Fri 4 May
  Road Running   Grand Prix Series Kicks Off  Thu 3 May
  Bodyboarding   Wife and Husband Make History  Wed 2 May 
  Hockey   New Look Hockey Team  Wed 2 May 

 

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