The triumphant South African Women’s Hockey team after winning the SPAR Cup Tri-nations hockey tournament at the Randburg Hockey Stadium on Saturday. Picture: Reg Caldecott SPAR South Africa and Canada played out to a tame 1-1 draw in the final match of the SPAR Cup Tri-Nations series played at the Randburg Hockey Stadium on Saturday, […]
Dirkie Chamberlain of South Africa and Svetlana Nikonova of Russia compete for the ball in the second meeting between the teams in the SPAR Cup Tri-Nations Tournament being played at the Randburg Hockey Stadium in Johannesburg. SA won 5-1. Picture: Reg Caldecott SPAR South African hockey coach Jenny King was a frustrated and disappointed woman […]
Kate Hector of South Africa and Svetlana Grigorieva of Russia fight it out in the first game of the SPAR Cup Tri-Nations Women’s Hockey Tournament, played at the Randburg Hockey Stadium on Monday. SA won the opener 6-0. Picture: Reg Caldecott The South African women’s hockey team annihilated Russia 6-0 in the opening match of […]
SPAR South Africa captain Marsha Marescia on the attack during the three test series against Canada in Pretoria, completed on Sunday, which SA won 2-1. Picture: Reg Caldecott South Africa’s hockey team kick off their internationally-sanctioned SPAR CUP tournament against Russia in Randburg this afternoon, in a six-test tournament also including Canada, following the home […]
Marsha Marescia, captain of the SPAR Women’s Hockey team on the attack in the first test against Canada played in Pretoria. Hilary Linton of Canada defending. The game was drawn 1-1. Picture: Reg Caldecott SPAR South Africa and Canada played out to a tame 1-1 draw at the Afrikaans Meisies Hoërskool (Affies) in Pretoria on […]
South Africa’s Henna du Buisson on her way to putting South Africa into the lead in the first of three tests played against Canada in January, 2007, which South Africa won 3-0. Picture: Jackie Wiese. The SPAR women’s hockey team are attending a training camp at the High Performance Centre at Pretoria University this week, […]
South Africa’s Lesle-Ann George launches an attack against the USA during the Argentina 4 Nations Cup in Mendoza, Argentina, during January. South Africa narrowly lost the match 0-1. Picture: Matias Noe Correa Arce (MNCA Photographe) There are less than six months before the start of the Olympic Games in Beijing in August, and the SPAR […]
The South African women’s hockey side will be looking to build on their first Test victory when they clash with Ireland at Hartleyvale on Tuesday evening (start 7pm).
Last October, gsport launched a three-part series focusing on the benefits of playing sport. In our first article, we considered the question of Health, with an emphasis on nutrition and its assistance in maintaining appropriate body weight, one benefit of regular participation in sport and physical activity.
Next year is an Olympic year, and the SPAR South African hockey team have moved into preparation gear with international matches lined up from early in 2008.