ARTICLES RELATING TO GIDEON SAM

Durban 2022 fiasco: What a shambles!

2017-03-14 14:59

Durban's failed attempt at hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022 is not South Africa's finest moment, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Loss of Commonwealth Games 'a huge disappointment'

2017-03-13 16:56

SASCOC president, Gideon Sam, has confirmed that Durban has lost the right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Gideon Sam re-elected SASCOC President

2016-11-26 16:01

Gideon Sam has been re-elected as SASCOC President for another four-year term.

Parliament unhappy with SASCOC’s Rio attire

2016-10-17 16:32

The South African sport committee was not happy with SASCOC’s choice of attire at the recent Rio Olympic Games.

Mbalula: Viljoen complains all the time

2016-08-24 08:59

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula says javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen "complains too much" and has a "lots of negative energy".

Sam outlines Team SA plans for Tokyo 2020

2016-08-20 07:00

SASCOC president Gideon Sam has a lot to smile about after the 2016 Rio Olympics, but there is a long way to go.

SA celebrates as Commonwealth Games come to Durban

2015-09-02 08:25

The Commonwealth Games of 2022 will be coming to the City of Durban after a unanimous vote by the Commonwealth Games Federation.

Athletics SA set for R6.2m boost

2015-07-09 06:59

Athletics South Africa could soon receive some financial relief once a deal with a Kuwaiti benefactor has been concluded.

R100m for 10 Olympic medals?

2015-04-05 15:30

SASCOC say they need more than R100 million to properly prepare the team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and achieve its 10-medal target.

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.

 

Delegates arrive to assess SA's 2023 RWC bid

2017-03-14 11:15

World Rugby delegates arrived in South Africa on Monday to assess the country's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

SASCOC grieves the death of 'legend' Joost

2017-02-06 18:29

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has sent its condolences to the family of Joost van der Westhuizen.

Durban at risk of losing 2022 Commonwealth Games

2016-10-21 14:03

Durban could be at risk of losing the 2022 Commonwealth Games that's according to SASCOC president Gideon Sam.

Sam visits PMB in search of his clan

2016-10-17 10:45

SASCOC president Gideon Sam was in Pietermaritzburg this weekend in search of his paternal family, following months of tracking and tracing them.

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We do not own the athletes - SASCOC president

SASCOC president Gideon Sam insists it's the federations who decide which events South Africa's Olympians compete in at the Olympics. Watch.

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Team SA receives R70m for Rio Olympics

2016-06-29 13:15

Team South Africa has received R70 million from the National Lotteries Commission for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

SA athletes face tough Olympic qualifying criteria

2015-07-09 12:15

SA athletes must meet stringent qualifying standards to be selected for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, SASCOC announced.

Sam: We need to get out of dip

2015-07-08 17:30

South African sport needs to get out of its financial problems quickly, says SASCOC president Gideon Sam.

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.

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