Women Officials Marching On

Match Official Stephanie Frappart broke new ground in 2020, when she became the first woman referee to take charge of a men’s UEFA Champions League match. Photo: Actu Foot (Twitter)

Women match officials made significant strides to break new ground in the past year, taking charge of top-class matches across the globe. Today, we look back at these incredible feats.

Anthony Moruthane Champions Wheelchair Tennis in SA

#BestMan Feature: Tennis SA’s Head of Commercial, Communications and Stakeholder Management, Anthony Moruthane’s greatest ambition is to grow sponsorship for the federation. He chats about his journey from engineering to sport.

Thembi Kgatlana Signs New Deal in Spain

Banyana Banyana striker, Thembi Kgatlana, joins Spanish LaLiga Ibe4rdrola outfit, SD Eibar. Photo: Screenshot

It is official, Banyana Banyana international star striker, Thembi Kgatlana will be playing in the Spanish LaLiga Iberdrola this season. Kgatlana took to her Twitter page to announce her new […]

Ezinne Kalu: Choosing Nigeria Over USA

2019 Afrobasket Championship Most Valuable Player, Ezinne Kalu-Phelps, regards her decision to represent Nigeria ahead of her adopted country US as her best move yet. Photo: Ezinne Kalu-Phelps Instagram

Nigerian National Women’s Basketball player, Ezinne Kalu-Phelps, is a firm believer in following one’s heart and vision to achieve success. We get to know Kalu-Phelps, who has chosen to honour her African roots over her adopted country, the USA. She also shares some insight on what Africa can learn from the rest of the world about promoting women’s sport.

31 Days of Women’s Sport Stories

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!

Daniella Rhodes Becoming a Star in Her Own Right

It seems that athleticism runs in the genes of the Rhodes household as legendary South African cricketer, Jonty Rhodes' daughter, Daniella, is a shining star on the hockey field in the United States. Photo: Supplied

Daniella Rhodes is a chip off the old block. The daughter of legendary South African cricketer, Jonty Rhodes, is successfully making her mark on the hockey field in the United States for Liberty University. She chats to Celine Abrahams about her hockey journey and her passion for fashion merchandising.

Ebi Onome Makes History And Paves The Way

Nigeria’s Ebi Onome, the first African player, male or female, to appear at five editions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, speaks to Kass Naidoo about honouring her call to play football from a young age. She also chats about the state of the game in Nigeria and her aspirations to play a key role in shaping the sport.