#SundayRead: The Best of gsport this week

With so much happening in women’s sport, it’s hard to keep track these days. Worry not, as we have selected some of our top reads to keep you company this Sunday.

The International Cricket Council announced the Match Officials for the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia, featuring South Africa’s Lauren Agenbag. 

It has been a year since Agenbag made her debut as an umpire in a women’s T20 international match and will be eager to take her career a step further when she steps onto the field when the tournament takes place from 21 February to 8 March 2020. 

The South African rugby fraternity has been afforded another opportunity to host a global showpiece when World Rugby announced SA as hosts of the inaugural HSBC Women’s Sevens Challenger Series. 

Springbok Sevens coach, Paul Delport expressed his delight, and hopes that as the host nation the South Africans will deliver a good performance on home soil. 

400m hurdler, Wenda Nel, is eagerly awaiting the final announcement of the team that will travel to Tokyo for the Summer Olympics as she aims to make her second appearance at the prestigious event.

gsport shone the light on promising South African athletes who are pursuing national, Olympic and global dreams.

Banyana Banyana head coach, Desiree Ellis, expresses her excitement for the future of the national team as more South African players are moving to join high profile clubs overseas.

Caster Semenya is back on the track and back to winning ways as she set a new national record over 300m at the Newton Classic Shootout to send a strong signal that she means business. 

Sit back, relax and enjoy some of the best stories involving South African women in sport that made headlines this week. 

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