Women’s hockey goalkeeper, Phumelela Mbande, will carry South Africa’s flag at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games on Friday #gsportGlobal #Tokyo2020
Wits keeper Simamkele Lesele blogs about her dual career as an athlete and as intern Account Manager at Brave Group advertising agency
Zimbabwean blogger Tatenda Gondo marvels at hockey official Sarah Bennett’s transformation in the game that has seen her move from national team goalkeeper to an official FIH accredited umpire. Gondo highlights Bennett’s rise to Tokyo Olympics call-up.
Tiisetso Makhubela’s solitary first-half goal was good enough to earn Banyana Banyana their third consecutive COSAFA Women’s Champs title over Zambia at the Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Sunday
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
Mel Awu was determined for a career in sport, and when financial difficulty prevented top-level participation as an athlete, she decided no tough would be tough enough to keep her out. Read this empowering story of another winning SA woman in sport.
gsport’s video wrap of the best of the weekend’s sports news, on Monday 30 July, 2018
Roxanne Barker, the number one goalkeeper of the South African Senior Women’s National Team, Banyana Banyana, has signed a one-year contract with Dutch club SC Heerenveen Vrouwen.
If you were to meet Bridgitte Hartley, she may describe herself as an optimistic blonde with a flair for sport. What she won’t readily tell you is that in 2012, she made history at the Olympics when she bagged bronze in the K1 500m final. It was South Africa’s first ever canoeing Olympic medal, and Hartley’s […]
Sanani Mangisa has been in the national women’s hockey squad setup for 6 years, and the country’s no. 1 keeper for the past 6 months. gsport talks to Sanani ahead of the prestigious Investec Challenge starting in Cape Town on Monday, featuring hosts South Africa, England, Australia and world champions, Holland.