Ireland’s Rachael Blackmore became the first woman jockey to win the Grand National title, overcoming the most challenging obstacles in the steeplechase race.
South African junior welterweight female boxing champion, Hedda Wolmarans, hardly lets her guard down because in her sport, one wrong move could result in a TKO. Nicknamed Shredder, Wolmarans is […]
International Olympic Committee Young Leader, Mathatho Manaka’s role to promote social development through sport in the country and communities has enabled her to touch the lives of many young athletes. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her passion for sport, pursuing her Master’s Degree and greatest ambition.
Up and coming hockey and track star, Kayla Swarts, comes from one of South Africa’s leading sporting families. Her mother, Odessa Swarts, was a supreme sprinting talent in her time and her brother is 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk. She tells Celine Abrahams about her dream to represent SA at the Olympics.
Educational commitments force team changes on Basetsana coach Simphiwe Dludlu, who names an amended squad to take part in the first-ever U20 COSAFA Championship, in Nelson Mandela Bay from 1 August