South African Olympian, Justine Palframan is hoping to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo after recently celebrating 12 years for running for South Africa. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her Rio Olympic experience, breaking youth records and recovering from mental health issues.
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.
We challenged ourselves to keep telling one powerful story a day during the lockdown to play our part in shaping the narrative of women’s sport. We ended up telling 32 stories, and we are excited to salute them as we reflect on an inspiring month of storytelling on gsport!
Multiple Western Province cross country champion and full-time teacher, Amy Abrahams, uses her life story to inspire youth growing up in disadvantaged areas. She tells Celine Abrahams about the importance of mentorship and why sponsors need to invest in up and coming athletes.
Tshwane, South Africa, has been announced as the host venue for the 2023 World Masters Regatta as Africa’s prepares to host the prestigious event for the first time ever.
Legendary South African sprinter, Geraldine Pillay, is passionate about giving back to her community of Macassar to inspire the next generation of athletes. Pillay spoke to Celine Abrahams about her career post-apartheid, and encourages SA Olympic athletes to use COVID-19 lockdown to sharpen their skills.
South African Olympian, Bridgitte Hartley, is one of thirty candidates selected by the International Olympic Committee as a nominee for the Athletics Commission election
Interviewed about her role as a #gsport13 Judge and the health of women’s sport in SA, Paralympian Natalie du Toit used National Women’s Day to call for more collaboration to build women’s sport in South Africa.
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Two-time Olympian Kate Roberts retires from international competition, sets about launching Elite Junior Triathlon academy at the HPC