Olympic Games

Thunderstorms, Rain and 30 Knots

The all-girl 3-member Yngling Sailing Team Isigungu, pictured here third from left, is battling it out against top international competition, some of whom are trying to qualify for the Beijing Olympics during the current Yngling Women’s Worlds, in Key Biscayne, Florida, the USA. gsport has received two blogs overnight from all-girl Sailing Team Isigungu’s Skipper, […]

SA Line Canada Up in Olympic Quest

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 […]

Isigungu Tacks Away in Key Biscayne

The all-women’s sailing team Isigungu skipper Dominique Provoyeur is at the US Sailing Centre on South Bayshore Drive, in Miami, Florida, and writes in about the team’s most recent escapades:

Corfe Strong Second to Hungarian

Hungary’s Erika Hajnal took a step closer to her Olympic dream in winning the Midmar Mile title in a time of 20: 27 from Pinetown-based Melissa Corfe at the 35th Halfway Telkom Midmar Mile, near Howick on Sunday.

Speedy Favoured for SA MTB Cup

Yolande Speedy is a hot favourite for the SA MTB Cup With Olympic Games hype beginning to build, Yolande Speedy will be aiming to keep her name on top of the Beijing 2008 short-list, when she tackles Round 2 of the Mazda MTN Mountain Bike Cup, in Pretoria on Saturday.

The Future of Women’s Athletics

At 18, Nombulelo “Constance” Mkenku has already shown that she has what it takes to follow in her role model, Geraldine Pillay’s footsteps. Pictures Courtesy Athletics South Africa. Nombulelo “Constance” Mkenku is being tipped to be South Africa’s next sprint queen. At 18, she is already showing star quality, but this shy Grade 11 learner […]

February 2008 gSTAR: Geraldine Pillay

  After putting in nearly four years of hard work and training, Geraldine Pillay is feeling upbeat about her chances of bringing back gold from the Beijing Olympics.   For as long as she can remember Geraldine Pillay has always loved athletics. In fact when she was in Grade 1 she took up sprinting and […]

Isigungu Sails on in Miami

SA Sailing’s Sailor of the Year Award winner Dominique Provoyeur writes in from Miami, Florida USA, with her latest newsletter in the Isigungu Team’s quest for Olympic qualification:

Kass Blog

gsport Editor Kass Naidoo pictured with the National Women’s Cricket team, after visiting the team at the High Performance Centre in Pretoria to share tips on how to deal with the media. 2008 is finally upon us… Happy New Year to you and your loved ones! My hope is that this New Year brings you […]

Play Sport: How To Win Over Sponsors

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.

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