Madibaz artistic swimmer Courtney Musson returned with a haul of six medals – five silvers and one gold – from the South African championships in Durban last week.
Congratulations to Gabriela Isaacs, the only South African to earn silver at an IESF World Championships.
Palesa “Deejay” Manaleng, 31, a UJ student and journalist has been selected as one of the 100 Young Mandela’s of the future. Through her leadership, creativity, resilience, vision and compassion, Palesa has made incredible efforts to make a difference in the lives of others and shown persistence to achieve her dreams against all odds.
Tuks student Rikenette Steenkamp set a new South African record on Sunday afternoon, when she won the 100m-hurdles in 12.81s at the Resisprint International Meeting in Switzerland
Bridgitte Hartley applied a crafty mix of cat ’n mouse and straight-out muscle to walk away with the double at the SA Marathon Canoe Championships on the weekend, winning the K2 title with new partner Melissa van Rooyen in a fast finish through the tight canals of St Francis Bay on Sunday.
Caster Semenya wins Team SA selection for the Beijing World Champs after running her fastest international 800m in two years, in Linz on Saturday
An early-season focus on speed work in addition to endurance with new coach Irma Reyneke has seen startlingly encouraging competition performances from African- and South African 400m hurdles champ, Wenda Nel
Former SPAR Proteas netball head coach Elize Kotze has handed in her resignation, citing trying personal circumstances
Teagan O’Keeffe is the only South African elite woman to qualify for the 2013 UCI BMX World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand, from 24 to 28 July
Springbok women’s water polo goalkeeper, Anke Jacobs, has shown her resourcefulness by launching a CrowdFunding initiative to raise funds for her upcoming World Champs trip, as SA aim to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.