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April 2010 Woman in Media: Natalie Le Clue

When gsport’s April Woman in Media’s facebook status on Friday read that she “isn’t going to bother with watching F1 this weekend …”, you KNOW it’s a lie, and your knowledge is confirmed a few minutes after the Malaysian motor-escapade finishes, when she can’t resist a little dig, “Finally my prediction paid off; Seb Vettel […]

Billie-Jean Brings Tennis to Middle East

Former US tennis star Billie-Jean King is at it again, giving time to develop the sport of tennis in the Middle East, and her endorsement of the World Tennis Association has brought in vital partnerships with UNESCO, and financial backing from technology titan, Sony Ericsson.

FNB Signs On to Girls Sport Festival

First National Bank (FNB) is to invest R100 000 in a three-year sponsorship of the National Girls’ Sport Festival, an event in which 20 of the country’s top girls’ schools pit their skills against each other in various sporting codes from the 1st to 3rd of May, the bank announced Friday.

Cape Town Welcomes Top Tennis Open

South Africa’s top locally-based tennis players will descend on Cape Town this weekend for one of the country’s premier provincial tournaments, the R35,000 Vodacom Western Province Open, hosted once again by the Western Province Cricket Club.

Class Wins the Day at Super 7 Final

Niritsa Rasolomalala forced a tight first-set advantage over Jade Pondicas in the Girls U18 Final of the Dunlop Gauteng North Junior Super 7 Tennis Tournament at the Groenkloof Tennis Stadium in Pretoria on Thursday, before dropping a single game in the second to ease to the 2008 title championship in style 6-4 6-1.

New Champ Set for Super 7 Decider

Wednesday was the day two top-seeded players bit the dust at the … in Pretoria, as the unseeded Jade Pondicas (GE) bt U18 No. 1 Veronique Luksich, and U14  favourite Lenice van Eyk lost to Zarah Razafimahatratra, but U16 and 12 top seeds Welma Luus and Theresa van Zyl won through to the semi-finals.

Top Super 7 Seeds Through to Semis

The tops seeds in each age-group category contesting the Dunlop Gauteng North Junior Super 7 Tennis Tournament at the Groenkloof Tennis Stadium in Pretoria have progressed through Tuesday’s round, while U14’s Jesse Grace is the sole second-seed remaining.

Nike Says Yes to Women in Sport

SA surfer Roxy Louw says Yes to Nike Women’s Here I Am campaign, during the influencer launch in Cape Town on 19 February 2008. In addition to the physical benefits, playing sport improves your mental and emotional strength, it enhances self-esteem and provides a social platform amongst friends. These are some of the insights from […]

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