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Springbok Wing, Cheslin Kolbe, announced as Laureus Ambassador

Springbok Wing, Cheslin Kolbe, announced as Laureus Ambassador

  Springbok 2019 Rugby World Cup winner, Cheslin Kolbe has been appointed as the latest Laureus Sport for Good Foundation ambassador. The formidable Springbok rugby star, joins a long list of sporting icons to join the Laureus family, including cousin, Wayde van...

Akani Simbine appointed as Laureus Ambassador

  South African and African 100m record holder Akani Simbine has become Laureus Sport for Good Foundation’s newest ambassador. With this appointment, the explosive sprint star and Olympian joins a long and illustrious list of sporting icons already in the Lauerus...
Women’s Month: Ntambi Ravele

Women’s Month: Ntambi Ravele

I’m a businesswoman but I spend most of my time advocating for women through my foundation called South African Women and Sports Foundation. I also serve on various boards which gives me time to focus on sports issues because most of the boards I serve on are sport...
Women’s Month: Zulfah Gierdien-Abrahams

Women’s Month: Zulfah Gierdien-Abrahams

I am the Head of Operations at Laureus South Africa and my role is to ensure organisational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organisation’s financial and operational functions. I am also a “mompreneur” and in my spare time, I coach under 9’s at Transition...
Women’s Month: Celly Peters

Women’s Month: Celly Peters

Rugby and life skills coach, supervisor for volunteers at Score outreach programme (NGO) and executive board member for Boland Rugby Union. Working with youth and young people. Eddie Jones, not only for being one of the world’s most successful rugby coaches but...
Women’s Month: Nokulunga Mvandaba

Women’s Month: Nokulunga Mvandaba

 I am a facilitator and coach for social and emotional learning within sports. All the young women I work with within my community. My role model is Jill Benting because of her selfless commitment to empowering the youth of this country as well the positive impact she...
Women’s Month: Merentia van der Vent

Women’s Month: Merentia van der Vent

I am a news anchor and reporter. I write and compile news bulletins during my shift and when needed, we also compile sport bulletins. I do like a very good sport story, for instance a gold or any other medal win at the Olympic Games, World Cup, etc to lead a news...
Women’s Month: Esther Sampson

Women’s Month: Esther Sampson

I am the External Relations Manager at United Through Sport. I focus on monitoring, evaluation and learning, fundraising and communications. I am passionate about using sport as a tool to create lasting change in individual’s lives, contributing to the...
Women’s Month: Carla Mackenzie

Women’s Month: Carla Mackenzie

 I am a radio, and TV presenter who has over 10 years of experience in the South African entertainment industry. At Jacaranda FM, I host the SA Top 20 show on Sundays at 18:00 and also work on the Breakfast with Martin Bester Breakfast show as the digital producer.  ...