ARTICLES RELATING TO ASA

CGames places up for grabs

2014-04-10 20:30

The bid for Commonwealth Games places will start in earnest when athletes line up at the SA Senior Championships in Pretoria.

ASA names ad hoc committee

2014-02-24 17:27

Athletics South Africa have appointed a seven-member ad hoc committee to run the sport for the next three months.

IAAF wants ASA issues sorted

2014-02-22 21:39

The IAAF has told Athletics South Africa in no uncertain terms that it has "only a few days" to sort out its internal conflict.

ASA dismisses complaint over Valpré bottle

2014-02-14 11:22

The Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed a complaint over information on Valpré's website that 30% of its plantbottle product was made from plants.

Sascoc lifts ASA suspension

2014-01-29 19:17

Athletics South Africa's suspension has been lifted, the South Africa Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has said.

ASA interim board gets nod

2014-01-08 16:02

South Africa's Olympic body and the sport department recognise Athletics SA's interim board, Sascoc said in statement.

Evans: ASA AGM invalid

2013-12-01 21:00

ASA president James Evans says their AGM where the federation’s entire board was dissolved is unconstitutional and invalid.

ASA board 'willing to quit'

2013-11-16 21:44

Athletics South Africa board member Andre Gobey has apologised to a group of protesting athletes for the state of the sport.

Sam: IAAF won't co-operate

2013-10-19 11:53

SASCOC chief Gideon Sam says the body may have to take action if the IAAF won't co-operate to resolve the stand-off with ASA.

Sascoc to meet with ASA

2013-09-13 14:00

The process to investigate the impasse between Athletics South Africa and the country’s Olympic movement, Sascoc, will begin shortly.

Soweto marathon off the map

2013-09-09 20:30

The Soweto Marathon, which was to have been held in November, has been cancelled, with the race organisers are blaming ASA.

SA team to bring medal home

2013-08-19 20:00

The SA athletics team is due to arrive at OR Tambo with a solitary bronze medal for their efforts at the IAAF world championships.

Federations worry Sascoc

2013-07-18 17:30

Tubby Reddy has said that Sascoc is concerned over the financial positions of some of its member federations.

April in dark after ASA woes

2013-07-14 19:05

SA's top marathon athlete Lusapho April is in the dark regarding arrangements for the World Marathon Championships.

Mbalulua: Ignore shenanigans

2013-06-30 16:16

SA's student athletes should ignore the "shenanigans" going on in sporting boardrooms, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has said.

ASA in financial hole

2013-06-25 23:02

Outgoing ASA administrator Zola Majavu says the federation will struggle to pay its outstanding debt in the near future.

Sam wants athletics united

2013-06-24 17:30

Sascoc boss Gideon Sam says the South African athletics fraternity should work together to regain their place in the Olympic movement.

ASA: Athletes to take the brunt

2013-06-23 15:11

Athletics SA president James Evans says the athletes are the ones who will suffer most after Sascoc cut ties with ASA.

Majavu out of ASA's way

2013-06-21 17:00

Interim ASA administrator, Zola Majavu, says he will not attempt to prevent a special general meeting from taking place.

Reddy: IAAF meeting went well

2013-06-17 15:48

SA's Olympic chief says he had a constructive meeting with the IAAF to explain the administrative takeover of Athletics SA.

Athletes given all clear

2013-06-06 20:19

The suspension of the ASA board will not prevent South African athletes from competing in the 2013 World Championships.

IAAF set to take over at ASA

2013-06-05 12:29

The IAAF will send a delegation to SA to meet with ASA and Sascoc, and consider taking administrative control of the sport.

Evans takes on Sascoc

2013-05-31 18:23

James Evans has filed papers to overturn a decision by Sascoc that led to his suspension and put the federation under administration.

Reddy reassures ASA

2013-05-22 18:34

Sascoc CEO Tubby Reddy does not believe Athletics South Africa is in danger of being suspended by the IAAF.

ASA 'needs a good samaritan'

2013-05-11 13:27

Only a good samaritan with deep pockets can help Athletics SA out of its financial woes, says Sascoc president Gideon Sam.

 

ASA board to be elected in May

2014-04-08 20:05

The ad hoc committee of ASA have announced that a special general meeting would be held in May to elect a new executive board.

ASA factions step down

2014-02-23 16:02

Fighting Athletics SA factions have announced an agreement to step down to make way for an IAAF recognised ad hoc committee.

IAAF to meet with ASA

2014-02-19 20:18

An IAAF delegation will be in the country this weekend to find a solution to the impasse at Athletics South Africa.

LJ relieved suspension lifted

2014-02-05 19:02

400m hurdles SA record holder LJ van Zyl has said fellow South African athletes are relieved after Sascoc lifted ASA's suspension.

ASA hits snag with IAAF

2014-01-24 19:07

ASA's interim board, set up by a breakaway faction in November, is not recognised by the IAAF, ASA president James Evans has said.

ASA still wallowing in debt

2013-12-09 23:43

Three weeks since provinces deposed the ASA board, the embattling federation is still reeling from financial problems.

ASA suspend more executives

2013-11-28 18:00

Athletics South Africa have suspended five of the country's regional athletics boards for acting outside the ASA constitution.

Sascoc to appeal Lane case

2013-10-31 18:00

Sascoc have been granted leave to appeal a court ruling in favour of Laraine Lane, a former Athletics South Africa board member.

Lane gets life ban lifted

2013-09-19 19:00

Former ASA board member, Laraine Lane's life ban was set aside by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Marathon confusion deepens

2013-09-11 19:15

The Gauteng government will seek clarity about the future of the Soweto Marathon, following claims the race has been cancelled.

Fish ad gets canned for being racist

2013-09-04 13:53
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The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa has ordered Cape Town Fish Market to withdraw their latest advert.

No exemption for Semenya

2013-07-31 17:02

Despite efforts by ASA to obtain an exemption, the team that will represent SA in Moscow will be missing Caster Semenya.

Mokoka calls for truce

2013-07-18 16:30

Stephen Mokoka hopes the ASA and Sascoc will mend their rift before athletes are prevented from competing internationally.

Joburg loses 'world class' claim

2013-07-10 14:11
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The city of Johannesburg has been ordered to stop running part of its "world class African city", campaign by the advertising authority, which has ruled it is "misleading”.

Mbalula continues ASA probe

2013-06-28 18:00

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula will meet with ASA and Sascoc in a continued effort to get to the bottom of the rift between the two.

Students feel brunt of ASA

2013-06-25 13:01

The country's university track and field and road running athletes could be the first to feel the brunt of the sanctions placed on ASA.

SA athletes Moscow-bound

2013-06-24 10:19

South African athletes will head to the world championships in Moscow as planned, despite SASCOC cutting ties with Athletics SA.

ASA to appoint commission

2013-06-22 16:43

Athletics South Africa says an independent commission of inquiry will be appointed to investigate the conduct of its board members.

IAAF to assist ASA

2013-06-19 20:30

The IAAF will assist Athletics South Africa in appointing a new board, according to South Africa's Olympic governing body.

Majavu: Athletes are suffering

2013-06-07 17:03

The country's athletes are feeling the brunt of boardroom battles at Athletics SA, according to interim chief Zola Majavu.

Sascoc stand by their decision

2013-06-05 17:21

Sascoc has said that it stands by decisions it has taken and the processes it has followed in its administrative takeover of ASA.

ASA provinces pledge support

2013-05-31 20:01

Sascoc has said it has the support of the ASA provincial members after placing the federation under administration.

Majavu tired of shenanigans

2013-05-30 21:10

ASA's Zola Majavu has called for an end to the ongoing court action against them, after ASA were again served with court papers.

Majavu: ASA turning a corner

2013-05-18 08:30

Athletics SA administrator Zola Majavu says a lack of governance was at the centre of the federation's problems.

ASA seeks Lotto bailout

2013-05-07 14:00

Newly-appointed ASA administrator Zola Majavu has painted a bleak picture of the financial turmoil that his organisation faces.

 
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