#WCW Seasoned SA Sport Physiotherapist, Sandhya Silal, is determined to play a vital role in the careers of para-athletes as she has been included in the Paralympic team for the Tokyo Games. She chats about her career and shares advice for aspiring physiotherapists.
University of Cape Town
As we commemorate Human Rights Day and celebrate the impact of Charlotte Mannya Maxeke, gsport salutes 10 Women in Sport who are successfully pursuing their education and academic goals as they follow in the footsteps of this fearless icon and activist.
UCT’s Sport Co-ordinator, Mel Awu, is determined to continue empowering the lives of students through sport and education. She chats to Celine Abrahams about women empowerment and what keeps her motivated.
In 2019, Rene Naylor won a World Cup medal, over a decade after becoming the first woman physiotherapist of the men’s Springbok rugby team. She speaks to Celine Abrahams about the challenges of breaking new ground, leaving the job she loves to focus on motherhood, and coming back to achieve her greatest sporting high.
CEO of the Sports Science Institute of South Africa and 2017 gsport Awards Ministerial Recognition recipient, Dr Phathokuhle Zondi, is fulfilling her dream of using sport as a tool for social development and transformation. Celine Abrahams speaks to her about what fuels her success, how she lives her purpose, and what motivates her.
Banyana Banyana’s Leandra Smeda recently received her 100th cap for the national team in an international friendly against Japan and has reflected on her career to date
Top university mountain bikers from across South Africa will contest for the Varsity MTB title during the FNB Wines2Whales Pinotage event over three days, starting on Monday
Bantwana have started their preparations for the inaugural COSAFA U17 Women’s Championships as head coach Simphiwe Dludlu has called up 34 players, unfortunately 14 will be released from camp this weekend
Educational commitments force team changes on Basetsana coach Simphiwe Dludlu, who names an amended squad to take part in the first-ever U20 COSAFA Championship, in Nelson Mandela Bay from 1 August
The first of two legs of the Varsity Hockey tournament get underway in Cape Town between 3 – 6 May 2019 at the UCT Hockey Astro.