Botswana Supporting Growth of Women Leaders

Tatenda Gondo writes about a mentorship and empowerment program hosted in Botswana, aiming to blood future women in sport leaders. Photo: Supplied

Efforts to close the participation and leadership gap in sport is gaining momentum in Botswana as aspiring leaders are supported and mentored on their journey to success. #gsportAfrica

MCC Backs Gender-Neutral Cricket Terminology

Marylebone Cricket Club backs gender-neutral terminology to ensure greater inclusivity in cricket. Batter, not batsman. Batters, not batsmen. Stock photo: Envato Elements

Marylebone Cricket Club backs gender-neutral terminology to ensure greater inclusivity in cricket. Batter, not batsman. Batters, not batsmen. The move has been welcomed by leading figures around the world. #gsportGlobal

Surfing Stunned as Girls Outnumber Boys in eThekwini

The eThekwini Surfriders Association event where 33 girls entered the 2021 season’s opening at Durban’s uShaka Beach. Photo: pierretostee (ESA Facebook page)

The eThekwini Surfriders Association are delighted with the exponential growth of women surfers as 33 young girls entered the season opening event, outnumbering their male counterparts at Durban’s uShaka Beach.

SA Gymnastics Federation Tackles Transformation and Development

The South African Gymnastics Federation is all talk and all action, this following conversation around racial inequalities and transformation in sport. To tackle the disparities, SAGF is hosting a series of engagements to ensure each province has a concrete plan in place to develop the sport.

Minister Calls for More Women Representation in Sport

Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa has called for more women representation in every sphere of South African sport, following the report from the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) and engagement which took place on Thursday, 4 June 2020.

Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, calls for more women representation in every sphere of South African sport following the release of the final 2019/20 Eminent Persons Group report, which shows an underrepresentation of women.

History Maker Thamae Eyes Mentorship Role

Kaitlyn Ramduth pictured with her U18 Singles Title at the Wilson Mini 3 Tournament. Photo: Wilson Tennis

For the past six years, Zola Thamae has held fort as the only woman provincial cricket union president in South Africa. The formidable Free State Cricket Union President tells Kass Naidoo that women occupying leading roles for the first time need to be inducted and given ongoing support.