The first step of the next four-year cycle ending at the 2016 Olympics in Rio begins for the Investec SA women’s hockey team in a four-test series against fellow London 2012 Olympians in Cape Town this evening, and coach Giles Bonnet is keen on achieving the many incremental milestones necessary to achieve the big goal by narrowing the gap between SA and hockey’s world leaders
Marsha Marescia stands on the brink of 300 Test caps as Cape Town gears up to host the Investec SA women’s hockey team for four weeks of Test match hockey feating seven leading international sides against the hosts
The biggest women’s sport winners of 2012 were announced at a star-studded gathering at the prestigious Wanderers Club in Johannesburg, where Olympic silver medallist Caster Semenya was named SPAR Athlete of the Year.
Over 230 000 votes cast for the 2012 SPAR gsport Awards. Winners will be announced on Tuesday at the prestigious Wanderers Club in Johannesburg.
SPAR gsport Awards judges, Dr. Sherylle Calder, Jane Bramley, Hazel Gumede and Uyanda Mbuli are delighted with the quality of finalists for this year’s awards, as online voting opens to choose overall winners.
Our esteemed judges have unveiled the finalists in each category for the 2012 SPAR gsport Awards, and friends, fans and family of the 2012 SPAR gsport Awards finalists are urged to organise wide support for their candidates, to give them every chance of being honoured this year.
SA U21 captain Izelle Lategan scores magical extra-time golden goal to claim playoff victory against India, to contest Champions Challenge 5th place vs Belgium (12:30 SA time, live on Supersport)
Inexperienced SA lose 1-2 to Belgium in final Champions Challenge outing, failing to take opportunities that might have won the 5th-place playoff in Dublin on Sunday
Tournament top-seeds Australia were fortunate to edge a plucky SA in their quarter-final Champions Challenge fixture in Dublin on Thursday evening, after the sides were tied 1-all at half-time
Caster Semenya and Natalie du Toit nominated twice as SA Sports awards nominees are announced at Gold Reef City.