Talented student-athlete, Yané van der Merwe, reveals the obstacles para-athletes face and the need for investment in disability sports with the Paralympic Games in less than six months’ time.
South African wheelchair tennis ace, Kgothatso Montjane, is looking forward to increasing her ranking on the world stage after receiving a custom-made wheelchair from leading steel manufacturer and supplier, Macsteel.
Next Generation Tennis head coach, Ndumiso Ncube, launches programme to provide playing opportunities for young players in Alexandra. He hopes to develop the sport in the Gauteng township.
Squash South Africa back female athletes by offering equal prize money for the upcoming Growthpoint Nationals tournament in Pretoria.
Double-finalist Anrune Weyers is elated to be part of an esteemed group of women in sport that will be recognised for their incredible work in the past year. The Two-time Paralympian and World Champion is nominated in the Athlete with Disability and Momentum Athlete of the Year categories.
gsport talks with Lamla Momoti about Thetha Women, an effort by the former Springbok Women’s player to bridge the gender inequality gap at development structures for young girls in sport.
South African cricketer, Tazmin Brits was at the prime of her javelin career when a serious car accident left her hospitalised for two months and ended her Olympics dream. She chats to Celine Abrahams about finding a new lease on life and future aspirations.
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.
SA para-cycling champion, Toni Mould: Read about her life as an athlete, as a person living her best life in spite of living with disability, and about the amazing contribution she makes at Bridging Abilities, an NPO serving sporting community events to disabled learners from disadvantaged backgrounds