SASCOC announces its initial Team SA squad including 27 women athletes who have earned call-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games starting end July in Japan
Women in Sport
South Africa’s senior kayak champion, Esti van Tonder, earned her first international medal at the 2021 ICF Canoe-Kayak World Cup 2 in Barnaul, Russia. Van Tonder has remained upbeat with her silver medal earning despite falling short to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. #GoGirls
For the first time ever, two South African Women’s Artistic Gymnasts have qualified to go to the Olympic Games as Naveen Daries excels at the African Championships in Egypt to join best friend, Caitlin Rooskrantz in qualifying for Tokyo.
South African international netball star, Zanele Vimbela, is well on her way to full fitness after suffering an ACL rupture. She chats to Celine Abrahams about remaining upbeat as she plans to have a lasting impact in the sport. #WCW #GoGirls
The Hollywoodbets Super League has so far recorded a maximum of 121 goals scored in the first 5 weeks of the season, underscoring the excitement and growing in stature of the women’s game. #GoGirls
Lesotho triple jumper, Lerato Sechele’s recent gold medal winning performance in Potchefstroom has encouraged her to continue striving to achieve her goal of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympic Games. She chats to Nonto Nothana about her journey to date.
Momentum Proteas’ Shabnim Ismail, Lizelle Lee and Suné Luus lead the Cricket South Africa Awards nominations list. The various winners, including the prestigious SA Women’s Player of the Year Award, will be named during a social media takeover at the end of May.
Border Ladies and DHL Western Province continued to stamp their authority in the Women’s Premier Division cruising to their third wins a row, while the Boland Dames registered their first victory of the season in an exciting third round. #GoGirls
In September 2019, we started telling stories of women’s sport excellence from outside our borders, with the launch of the #gsportGlobal chapter in Surat, India. Along the way, we found gold in Africa. In today’s #gsportTop10 we celebrate 10 leading African women in sport changemakers we have featured. #AfricaDay
Micaela Andrews, Masabata Klaas and Jade de Figueredo spearheaded a fine bowling display that set the South Africa Emerging Women up for a perfect 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe Emerging in match four of their five-match One-Day series in Bulawayo. #GoGirls