October Issue

October Issue 2016-12-12T06:47:18+00:00

The gsport … for Girls! third edition has been our most popular to date, marking the month in which gsport attracted the most unique visitors (1035) with a total 18,330 pages visited!

Our statistician counts a total of 121,070 hits on the gsport site in October alone…

Thanks to you, that is!

What's more, October is the month that gsport's 100th member signed up, you girls will be receiving our introductory g-member newsletter by email shortly …

So, this is what you came for in October, the month we themed ‘Support’ and focused on Soccer:

Feature Articles:

Banyana You Beauty followed gsport’s visit to the National Women’s Team’s Academy at the Pretoria High Performance Centre;

We met the main man supporting women: Banyana Banyana coach Augustine Makalakalane, the former men’s national player tasked to take the women’s team to the 2007 Women’s Soccer World Cup;

Our Sport for Starters feature focussed on helping us play the beautiful game with coaching supreme Fran Hilton-Smith;

gsport chatted to Interactive Sport, a great initiative behind Women’s Corporate Soccer all around the country; and

gsport’s regular motivational writer Michele Wolhuter took a fresh look at the concept of Support, a very popular read by all accounts.

Leading Ladies:

The read you all enjoy the most is our monthly feature of Leading Ladies, and gsport’s October spread had you coming back for more… In no order of popularity, these are the Leading Ladies that gsport sought inspiration from:

gSTAR of the Month: Banyana Banyana captain  Portia Modise

Woman of the Month: Isidingo's Soapie Mega-Star  Michelle Botes

Women in Media: Award-winning SABC Sport Producer  Keletso Totlhanyo

Style Star: 5fm DJ of International Repute  Nicole Fox

The October gsport Newsroom

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

  Cricket   Women's Cricket Hots Up   Tue 31 Oct
  Soccer   Banyana Through to Semis   Tue 31 Oct
  Soccer   Banyana Face Equatorial Guinea   Tue 31 Oct
  Lifesaving   Wilson Receives Lifesaving Award   Tue 31 Oct
  Cricket   North West Wins Again   Mon 30 Oct
  Road Running   Mentoor 9th in Richest Race   Mon 30 Oct
  Golf   Maritz, Simon Stuggle on Day 4   Mon 30 Oct
  Surfing   Smith Crowned Longboard Champ   Mon 30 Oct
  Golf   Ashleigh Rises in Dubai   Sun 29 Oct
  Soccer   Banyana Start with 4-0 Win   Sat 28 Oct
  Golf   Maritz Struggles in Dubai   Sat 28 Oct
  Surfing   South Coast Surf Carnival   Fri 27 Oct
  Soccer   Banyana's WC Quest Begins   Fri 27 Oct
  Golf   Dubai Ladies Masters Day 1   Thu 26 Oct
  Road Running   Sporting Entertainment in Soweto   Thu 26 Oct
  Squash   World Masters Squash   Wed 25 Oct
  Road Running   Mentoor's Greatest Race   Wed 25 Oct
  Soccer   Madiba Blessing for Banyana   Tue 24 Oct
  Charity   QOLF Tees Off for CANSA   Mon 23 Oct
  Surfing   Life's Rosy for Bronze Medal Hodge   Mon 23 Oct
  Golf   SA Amateurs in Historic Win   Sat 21 Oct
  Golf   Bregman Positions SA for Win   Sat 21 Oct
  Golf   South Africa Leads by 4 Strokes   Fri 20 Oct
  Cricket   Boland Expecting Tough Clash   Fri 20 Oct
  Surfing   Hodge Through to Last 8   Fri 20 Oct
  Golf   SA on Top at Amateur Champs   Thu 19 Oct
  Rugby   Florida Park Hosts Sevens IPT   Thu 19 Oct
  Surfing   SA Into Last 16 Surfing   Thu 19 Oct
  Golf   Morita Sparks Japan''s Early Lead   Thu 19 Oct
  Golf   Japan takes Lead in Stellenbosch   Wed 18 Oct
  Surfing   Surfin' Californ-i-a!   Wed 18 Oct
  Golf   Sisters of Swing   Wed 18 Oct
  Golf   Amateurs Take On Stellenbosch   Wed 18 Oct
  Road Running   SA Enters Greatest Race on Earth   Tue 17 Oct
  Surfing   Pells Through to Round 2   Tue 17 Oct
  Surfing   Longboarders Short on Patience   Tue 17 Oct
  Surfing   False Bay Surfers Rule Kahuna   Mon 16 Oct
  Golf   Amateurs World Cup Countdown   Mon 16 Oct
  Surfing   Surfing Games in California   Mon 16 Oct
  Road Running   Kalmer's Clean Heels   Sun 15 Oct
  Rugby   Review: Bulls Win Rugby IPT   Fri 13 Oct
  Cricket   Street Cricket League Kicks Off   Fri 13 Oct
  Squash   World Masters Squash Build-Up   Thu 12 Oct
  Lifesaving   Stunning Lifesaving Success   Thu 12 Oct
  Swimming   Surf Safety Tips   Thu 12 Oct
  Road Running   PMB's 3rd Swift Half-Marathon   Thu 12 Oct
  Road Running   Stiff Competition in SPAR Challenge   Wed 11 Oct
  Surfing   Surfing Colours at Awards   Wed 11 Oct
  Soccer   FIFA Learns In SA   Wed 11 Oct
  Soccer   Banyana Banyana Building Up   Tue 10 Oct
  Surfing   Kahuna Postponed   Tue 10 Oct
  Surfing   SA Surf Team for ISA World Games   Tue 10 Oct
  Rugby   Bulls Bash WP to Win IPT   Mon 9 Oct
  Hockey   Hockey Girls Last in World Cup   Mon 9 Oct
  Golf   Shean Shines in Durbanville   Mon 9 Oct
  Surfing   Kahuna Kicks Off   Sun 8 Oct
  Rugby   Bulls Thunder into Final   Fri 6 Oct
  Golf   Border Ladies Golf Champs Review   Fri 6 Oct
  Hockey   SA Still Without A Win   Fri 6 Oct
  Road Running   Sponsors Support Soweto Marathon   Fri 6 Oct
  Surfing   Kahuna Surf Series for Novices   Thu 5 Oct
  Squash   World Squash Conference in CT   Thu 5 Oct
  Surf Sport   Longboards and Kitesurfing Contest   Thu 5 Oct
  Hockey   SA Downed 3-0 by Japan   Wed 4 Oct
  Hockey   SA's Last Chance for a Win   Wed 4 Oct
  Road Running   SPAR and Bokomo in 10km Run   Tue 3 Oct
  Canoeing   Czech Win in Women's K2   Mon 2 Oct
  Hockey   USA Beat SA 3-1   Mon 2 Oct
  Surfing   KZN lift O'Neill Cup off WP   Mon 2 Oct
  Hockey   SA Look for First Win   Mon 2 Oct
  BodyBoarding   BodyBoarding Champs End   Sun 1 Oct
  Squash   Tenille Downs World No. 12   Sun 1 Oct
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