SASCOC focused on 2024 bid

2015-01-15 07:18

SASCOC says it will only consider a bid for the 2024 Olympic Games once the IOC has opened the process.

Joburg pools turn green again

2014-11-21 14:52

Swimmers were left stranded as Johannesburg's only heated Olympic pool closed its gates this week when it turned green.

Lack of new talent worries Sam

2014-11-18 16:08

SASCOC president Gideon Sam has said that the lack of future talent in South African Olympic sports was a worrying trend.

SASCOC, SAFA to work together

2014-09-30 07:31

Sporting bodies SASCOC and SAFA will work closely together to foster a better relationship, it was announced in a statement.

Oscar free to compete: Reddy

2014-09-15 14:01

Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn't go against the ruling of the judge.

SASCOC lobbies for 2022 bid

2014-07-31 14:28

SASCOC have said it was making strides in petitioning for support in the country's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

SA target medals on Day 1

2014-07-23 22:00

Richard Murray will hope to rake in SA's first medal of the 20th Commonwealth games in the individual triathlon.

SA hope to swim in medals

2014-07-15 21:00

South Africa will once again hope for a massive medal harvest from the swimming team at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

SAA partners with SASCOC

2014-07-15 12:48

SAA has announced its commitment towards supporting SASCOC to deliver Team SA to various global multi-coded sporting events.

SAFA to report to SASCOC

2014-06-11 20:00

SASCOC says SAFA must submit a report on its finances every six months for the next two years, despite the success of the 2010 SWC.

Games bid gathers pace

2014-05-26 19:11

SASCOC is seeking support from other African nations for Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

National orders to be awarded

2014-04-17 20:57

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has announced five new recipients of National Orders.

FF+: Quota proposal arrogant

2014-04-08 21:36

Threats by sports minister Fikile Mbalula about quotas in South African sport are far removed from reality, the FFPlus have said.

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.

Sascoc welcomes Mayweather

2014-01-16 07:48

A visit from Floyd Mayweather is right on the money in terms of rejuvenating the sport , Sascoc president Gideon Sam has said.

Sascoc mourns SA kickboxer

2013-12-15 12:20

Sascoc has mourned the death of South African kickboxer Albert Wessels during a World Championships event in Turkey.

Sascoc salutes Mandela

2013-12-07 19:19

The SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela for recognising its role in uniting the country.

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.

Sam calls for improved admin

2013-09-11 18:00

Gideon Sam insists South African sport is not falling behind, but feels that administrative issues are key stumbling blocks.

Sascoc salutes Blitzbokke

2013-08-03 21:34

SASCOC has saluted the victorious SA rugby sevens side after they grabbed the gold medal at the World Games in Columbia.

Green jacket oh so close...

2013-07-23 11:17

Graeme Joffe fondly recalls his once-in-a-lifetime round of 92 at Augusta National - and his initiation drinks...

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.

Sascoc sues journo for R21.1m

2013-07-12 08:41

Sascoc has instituted a defamation claim of R21.1 million against sports journalist Graeme Joffe in the High Court in Johannesburg.

Spiteful Sascoc

2013-07-01 07:30

Sascoc get put in their place by the IAAF with regards the ASA dispute and look what happens, writes Graeme Joffe.


Zuma hails 10 years of SASCOC

2014-12-01 22:40

President Jacob Zuma has praised SASCOC by saying that sport has come a long way in levelling the playing field.

SASCOC want 10 medals in Rio

2014-11-18 23:04

SASCOC president Gideon Sam says Team South Africa will be targeting at least 10 medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

SASCOC's Sam completes 94.7

2014-11-17 16:07

SASCOC president Gideon Sam has successfully completed Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge in Johannesburg at the weekend.

OIympic Day to hit Midrand

2014-09-23 19:13

SASCOC will host the 2014 Olympic Day in Midrand in collaboration with the City of Johannesburg and the Gauteng province.

SASCOC: Athletes were paid

2014-08-09 22:05

SASCOC has confirmed that OPEX athletes have been paid their full allowances, contrary to media reports.

SASCOC clears bid confusion

2014-07-27 18:16

The SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has corrected reports regarding South Africa’s 2022 Commonwealth Games bid.

Glasgow wowed by Durban bid

2014-07-21 22:21

Durban was thrust into the spotlight following an impressive presentation to the Commonwealth Games Federation General Assembly.

SASCOC seek R10bn overhaul

2014-07-15 16:09

A whopping R10 billion is needed to take the country's sport to a competitive level on the international stage, Gideon Sam has said.

Sascoc to up transformation

2014-06-30 07:14

Sascoc president Gideon Sam has urged national sports federations to unite and push the transformation agenda forward.

Top five finish for Team SA?

2014-06-11 18:00

SASCOC has set Team SA a target of finishing among the top-five nations at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Quotas will not be imposed

2014-04-23 18:46

A 60-40 quota favouring black players would not be imposed on anybody, sport minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed.

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.

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.

SASCOC explains skier snub

2014-01-23 14:01

SASCOC has issued a statement following reaction to their decision not to send skier Sive Speelman to the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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.

Fans sceptical about Olympics

2013-12-12 12:12

Sport24 readers have expressed scepticism at the idea of SA submitting an Olympic bid, despite Nelson Mandela's dream.

Boost for local athletes

2013-11-19 18:00

South Africa’s top athletes will be spending more time at European training camps in the build-up to the 2016 Olympic Games.

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.

Sascoc still supports athletes

2013-08-22 21:30

Sascoc has revealed that it had backtracked on its decision to withhold funding from track and field athletes.

Sascoc's day at the races

2013-07-30 11:23

Graeme Joffe takes a closer look at Sascoc's Durban July spend - when so many SA athletes are crying out for financial aid.

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.

Suing won't stop the fight

2013-07-16 15:00

Graeme Joffe promises to fight for SA’s athletes who are without a voice and deserve better from our national Olympic body.

Sascoc sue

2013-07-08 13:04

The real fight is now on after Sascoc made their intentions clear to sue Graeme Joffe - who will not give up without a fight.

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.

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