Long-serving Titans Cricket team manager, Karen Smithies, along with Xolile Mabuza, will be aiming to integrate a lot more women into the sport as they have been chosen for an International Cricket Council mentorship programme #GoGirls
Former Banyana Banyana player turned corporate star, Lydia Monyepao, is a sports leader on the rise. Recently making the shortlist for the SAFA CEO position has inspired this change maker to dream bigger, as she tells Celine Abrahams.
South Africa lead the way for women at the 2010 World Cyber Games in Los Angeles, USA, when record-breaking eSports gamer, Michelle Marder became the first female globally to become a National Team Manager of an eSport team.
Shabnim Ismail reaches rare milestone as Momentum Proteas bring out star power to beat Pakistan by 8 wickets in the opening T20I in Durban on Friday
Former South African Women’s Hockey coach, Sheldon Rostron, uses his power as Director of Sport at NWU to ensure that women athletes are afforded opportunities from university level. He chats about his journey and achievements to date.
“I believe that women have the same rights as men to follow and pursue their dreams,” reveals Comrades Marathon icon, Nick Bester. He plans to use the next years of his life to develop future female athletes. Bester recently suffered a brutal assault while training in Magaliesberg.
South African women in sport use their voices to celebrate Mother’s Day as they share special memories of how their mothers have played a vital role in their sporting careers.
A dedicated work ethic allied to massive support from varsity structures has seen the University of Johannesburg women’s rugby players start to make a major impact on the sport.
After playing Varsity Netball from 2013 to 2016, Maties’ Juline van der Merwe (nee Rossouw) addressed this year’s eight teams with an inspirational talk featuring the fond memories she holds for the competition.
Mel Awu was determined for a career in sport, and when financial difficulty prevented top-level participation as an athlete, she decided no tough would be tough enough to keep her out. Read this empowering story of another winning SA woman in sport.