In this special Mother/Daughter feature, South African long-distance runner, Jenna Challenor and her daughter, rising Lifesaver, Nicolette, chat about their shared passion for sport and how the medal-winning 16-year-old draws inspiration from her famous mom. #GoGirls
Rising South African sprinter, Boipelo Tshemese, is aiming to build on her recent ASA Senior Track and Field Championship 100m bronze medal victory. She chats to Babsie Kutwana about emulating her heroes Allyson Felix, Wenda Nel and Tebogo Mamatu. #GoGirls
South African track and field athlete, Rikenette Steenkamp, takes to social media to share her plans for 2021. The 100m hurdles record holder hopes to seize every opportunity.
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.
South African Olympian, Alyssa Conley, has not ruled out the possibility of returning to the athletics track to feature at the 2022 Commonwealth Games after trading her 21-year athletics career for Sevens Rugby. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her sports journey and her biggest learning.
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.
Maria Diamond, Nadeema Levy and Zizo Papu – exceptional women who have all gone out of their way to ensure that aspiring sports stars get the fundamental foundations as a head start to their journey – are finalists for the 2019 gsport Volunteer of the Year award.
23 year-old Boxer runner Glenrose Xaba has various nicknames in honour of her talent, but there is no doubt about 2018 being the year the SPAR Grand Prix leader claims serious credentials where it matters most – in the podium stakes.
South African track star Bernette Beyers credits lessons learnt during a Swiss training camp for her two titles at the African Continental Track Championships in Durban last week.