Here are gsport’s October 2023 Newsmakers!

gsport is delighted to announce the ten South African individuals and teams unveiled as its October’s Newsmakers, who now join those already in consideration for national acclaim at gsport’s year-end gsport Annual List, early in December.

Simone Biles Makes Historic Return to Gymnastics

Simone Biles has made a sensational return to gymnastics following a 2-year hiatus to focus on her mental health. Biles smashed a 90-year record after winning her eighth all-round title at the U.S Gymnastics Championships. Photo: Simone Biles (Instagram)

Simone Biles smashes a 90-year record after winning her eighth all-round title at the U.S Gymnastics Championships in San Jose, California. This follows a return from a 2-year hiatus to focus on her mental health.
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So Close Yet So Far in Antwerp

No less than 11 excellent scoring opportunities to three in a dominant second half did not materialise into goals for the disappointed Investec South Africa women’s hockey team as they went down 3-1 to a Belgium team that put their body and soul into defending a 2-1 half-time lead, and turned it into a 3-1 series-equalling victory in the third and final Test in Antwerp on Monday.

SA Look for 2-Nil Advantage vs Belgium in Euro Tour

The Investec South Africa women’s hockey team get the opportunity to go 2-0 up in the three-Test series against Belgium this afternoon, when they meet in the second Test at Royal Beerschot Hockey Centre in Antwerp (3pm, SA time) on Sunday.

Belgium Raise Game to Draw Second Test

The Investec South Africa women’s hockey team drew the exciting second Test against Belgium 2-2 at Royal Beerschot Hockey Centre in Antwerp on Sunday.