2019 Momentum gsport Awards Ministerial Recognition of Excellence recipient, Tatjana Schoenmaker, leads second batch of athletes announced by SASCOC to represent Team SA at the Tokyo Olympics, with less than a month to go to the prestigious Games in Tokyo #GoGirls
Newly-appointed TuksSport Director and acting HPC CEO, Steven Ball, plans to elevate the university’s system to provide all athletes with equal opportunities. He chats about his journey and aspirations for Olympic-bound student-athletes.
Zimbabwean blogger, Tatenda Gondo, shines the spotlight on 14-year-old Danielle Kaschula, who set two new records at the virtual Irish Indoor Championships.
Olympian and World Championship rowing bronze medallist, Ursula Grobler, has officially retired from competitive rowing. The trailblazer will now be focussing on her life post-retirement.
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!
Rowing South Africa’s Development Coordinator, Virginia Mabaso, aims to impact every province as she continues to develop rowing from grassroots and introduce the sport into new districts. She also chats to Celine Abrahams about championing female participation and juggling her career, fashion designing and family.
Department of Sport, Arts and Culture,, Minister Nathi Mthethwa, has given non-contact sport the green light to resume training and playing, while non-contact sport will be allowed to train in a staggered, controlled manner.
Former South African Olympic rower, Ursula Grobler, lives and breathes rowing. In this insightful interview with Celine Abrahams, she recounts her highs and lows. She also shares news of her journey as a marketing volunteer for the 2023 World Rowing Masters Regatta, coming to Africa for the first time, and bearing a logo she designed herself.
Retired South African Olympic rower, Lee-Ann Persse, is using her personal struggles with mental health to help other athletes experiencing similar situations through The Girls Only Project podcast. She also chats to Celine Abrahams about competing at two Olympic Games and the impact of losing her father.
Rowing gold medalist Kirsten McCann named UJ Sportswoman of the Year for 2nd year running, after winning the lightweight single sculls at the World Student Games in Russia this July