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31 Days of Women’s Sport Stories

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!

History Maker Thamae Eyes Mentorship Role

History Maker Thamae Eyes Mentorship Role

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.

Thamae Makes Cricket History

Seasoned sports administrator, Zola Thamae, has become the first woman President of a cricket affiliate in South Africa after she was elected President of the Free State Cricket Union.

Proteas Training Squad Announced

Convenor of the Women’s national selection panel, Denise Reid, has announced a 23-member squad that will assemble at the High Performance Centre at the University of Pretoria for a training camp from 28-30 December 2008 as South Africa steps up its preparations for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup taking place in three months time […]

Noor Builds Ladies for World Cup

Noor Rhode (fourth from right, top row) wants to build the national Women’s Cricket Team to take on the world’s best at the ICC’s 2009 Women’s Cricket World Cup, in Australia. Coach of the South African Women’s Cricket team, Noor Rhode, is determined to bring stability to his team and build momentum ahead of the […]

Headline Cricket Around the Corner

South Africa will be led into battle by Cri-Zelda Brits (pictured batting against Pakistan in their 5-match home series in January, 2007), who is confident of a solid performance by her team in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifiers, starting in Stellenbosch on Monday. Picture: Duif du Toit / Gallo Images National women’s cricket coach […]

Cricket Squad for WC Qualifiers

The convenor of the national selection panel, Geraldine Smith today announced South Africa’s Women’s squad which will participate in the ICC Women’s World Cup qualifier in Stellenbosch from 18 – 24 February, 2008.

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