Fighting For Equality for Eastern Cape Women’s Sport

Eastern Cape Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, MEC Fezeka Nkomonye, is a women’s sport advocate who believes much needs to be done to close the gap between men’s and women’s sport. Photo: Supplied

Eastern Cape Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture MEC, Fezeka Nkomonye, wants to close the gap between men’s and women’s sport, as she tells gsport about initiatives taking place in her province to address the plight of women in sport. #MondayMotivation

Yolande de Villiers Crowned Cross-Country Marathon Champ

“Elite SA XCM champion” says it all, coming from 2021 Women’s South African Cross-Country Marathon Champion, Yolande de Villiers. Photo: Yolande de Villiers / Instagram

Yolande de Villiers has bounced back from serious injury to claim top honours at the South African Cross-Country Marathon Championships, while misfortune sees initial winner and six-time champion Robyn de Groot disqualified.

Deline Mpiti New 400m Women’s Champion

Gauteng North’s Deline Mpiti caused an upset in the women’s 400m event to win in a personal best time of 52.78, at the Sizwe Medical Fund ASA Senior Track and Field Championships in Tshwane. Photo: Reg Caldecott / ASA

Stellar performances on final day of Sizwe Medical Fund ASA Senior Track and Fields Champs in Tshwane with Deline Mpiti, Wenda Nel, Justine Palframan, Prudence Sekgodiso and others claiming top honours.

World Record for Simone Kruger at ASA Champs

New women’s world record holder in discus (F38), Simone Kruger, threw a distance of 34.53m on Day 3 of the Sizwe Medical Fund ASA Senior Track and Field Championships in Tshwane on Saturday, 17 April, 2021. Photo: Andries Kruger / ASA

World record for teenage para-athlete, Simone Kruger, who threw a distance of 34.53m to win in discus (F38) on Day 3 of the Sizwe Medical Fund ASA Senior Track and Field Championships in Tshwane on Saturday