Charné Felix Prepares for SASAPD Championships

T44 para-athlete, Charné Felix, is looking forward to achieving her Paralympic goals when the SASAPD Championships commence on Saturday, 24 April 2021. Photo: Supplied

With the first steps to Tokyo within reach at the SASAPD Championships starting Saturday, T44 sprint and long-jump competitor Charné Felix talks to Babsie Kutwana about her Paralympic ambitions, and the challenges of being a para-athlete.

Ezinne Kalu: Choosing Nigeria Over USA

2019 Afrobasket Championship Most Valuable Player, Ezinne Kalu-Phelps, regards her decision to represent Nigeria ahead of her adopted country US as her best move yet. Photo: Ezinne Kalu-Phelps Instagram

Nigerian National Women’s Basketball player, Ezinne Kalu-Phelps, is a firm believer in following one’s heart and vision to achieve success. We get to know Kalu-Phelps, who has chosen to honour her African roots over her adopted country, the USA. She also shares some insight on what Africa can learn from the rest of the world about promoting women’s sport.

Dumisani Chauke Sets Sights on PhD

SPAR Proteas assistant coach, Dumisani Chauke, is in a celebratory mood as she completed her Post-Graduate Diploma in Sport Management from Tshwane University of Technology. Photo: Dumisani Chauke Twitter

SPAR Proteas assistant coach, Dumisani Chauke, is determined to continue with her studies after completing her Post-Graduate Diploma in Sport Management. She chats to Celine Abrahams about the importance of education.

Celine Abrahams Leading the Coverage of Women’s Sport

As #YouthMonth draws to a close, we shine the spotlight on gsport Content Creator, Celine Abrahams, as she celebrates one year of telling the positive story of women in sport with gsport. She tells Kass Naidoo about her ambition to travel the world and tell great sport stories.

Rebecca Meder ‘s Olympic Dream Still On

Three-time Commonwealth Youth Games medallist, Rebecca Meder, believes that her dream to represent South Africa at the Olympic Games will come when the time is right after recently falling short of an Olympic A qualifying time. She also chats to Celine Abrahams about her journey and international experience.

Reabetswe Mpete Nurtures Future Sport Stars

Reabetswe Mpete’s passion for sports and nurturing athletes’ talents has seen her spend five years working with SASCOC, playing an integral part in the Youth Olympics and she is planning to open her own management agency soon. Photo: Supplied

Reabetswe Mpete, dreams of opening her own management agency. For now, she is dedicating to nurturing South Africa’s athletes as SASCOC’s General Team Manager. She also tells Celine Abrahams about her career lessons and shares her views on the future of women’s sport.

Get to Know gsport Member Nishka Sookdev

As part of gsport’s series to get to know more about our members, we have taken to interviewing those in our community and today, we feature Niskha Sookdev, who is passionate about sports and women empowerment. Photo: Supplied

gsport Member, Nishka Sookdev, is passionate about sport and women empowerment. She tells Celine Abrahams about why she joined the gsport community and the importance of women in sport building their brand.

Makgosi Peloakgosi Wants to Put SA Squash on the Map

Makgosi Peloakgosi has a forensic sciences degree and is vocal about the importance of education. For now, her focus is on putting South African squash on the map. This rising professional squash star chats to Celine Abrahams about drawing inspiration from black women in sport.

Kholosa Biyana Living Her Banyana Dream

Banyana Banyana’s rising star, Kholosa Biyana, is so passionate about her football career that she quit her job to focus on making her dream of being a soccer player a reality. Photo: Sydney Mahlangu

Rising Banyana Banyana star, Kholosa Biyana, quit her day job to focus on her football career, and now she is living her dream of playing for Banyana Banyana. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her passion for football and the importance of education.

Kayla Swarts Running Her Own Race

Former promising South African sprinter, Odessa Swarts’ daughter, Kayla, certainly caught the athleticism bug, as she is steadily making her name in hockey and on the track. Photo: Supplied

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.