South Africa

South Africa

ONE-YEAR COUNT DOWN TO TOKYO 2020

ONE-YEAR	COUNT	DOWN	TO	TOKYO	2020

Wednesday 24 July 2019 marked exactly a year to go before the world’s biggest multi-coded sporting spectacle, the 2020 Olympic Games, gets underway in Tokyo, Japan. The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) joined the rest of the world in celebrating this big milestone, in a launch event that was held at the […]

Brand South Africa Hosts the South Africa – Hong Kong Business Breakfast

Brand South Africa Hosts the South Africa – Hong Kong Business Breakfast

Today, Brand South Africa and the South African Consulate in Hong Kong, hosted a business breakfast to enhance the country’s Nation Brand reputation through positioning South Africa as an attractive investment destination.  Coinciding with the anniversary of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s “new dawn,” and renewal of business and investor confidence in South Africa, the business breakfast presented […]

who is considered to be one of South Africa’s most renowned leaders, would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year.

who is considered to be one of South Africa’s most renowned leaders, would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year.

The Oliver Tambo Centenary Memorial Lecture, planned by the Foundation, will celebrate the life of Tambo, who famously said: “It is our responsibility to break down barriers of division and create a country where there will be neither Whites nor Blacks, just South Africans, free and united in diversity” – and lived to make those […]

Malepe suspended for CAF U20 opening match

Malepe suspended for CAF U20 opening match

The South African u20 Men’s National Team (Amajita) will be without captain Tercious Malepe in their opening match of the 2017 CAF U20 Africa Cup of Nations when they take on Cameroon on Monday, 27 February 2017 at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola, Zambia. Malepe will be serving his one match suspension following the second […]

Mbalula Met with Federations Boards

Mbalula Met with Federations Boards

The Minister of Sport and Recreation in South Africa Mr. Fikile Mbalula, MP, met the Boards of ASA, CSA, NSA, SAFA and SARU at his Pretoria Office on the 20th of May. In attendance at the meeting was also the CEO of SASCOC, Mr Tubby Reddy as an implementing partner of the Transformation Charter Sports Barometer […]

CHAMA HAT-TRICK POWERS ZAMBIA TO OPENING VICTORY

CHAMA HAT-TRICK POWERS ZAMBIA TO OPENING VICTORY

Adrian Chama scored a hat-trick to aid Zambia to a 4-2 win over Tunisia in their Group A opener on Friday at the Ellis Park Indoor Stadium, Johannesburg. Chama broke the deadlock on nine minutes with a powerful shot halfway. The lead will only last for two minutes before Bilel Ajmi drew level. Ajmi shot […]

FIFA reports loss for 2015, but increases middle-term financial objectives

FIFA reports loss for 2015, but increases middle-term financial objectives

The unprecedented events that occurred in 2015 have impacted upon FIFA’s financial results, however the organisation’s healthy reserves have allowed it to weather the storm. FIFA is confident that the reforms underway will help to restore trust with commercial partners and achieve the budget goals for the 2015-2018 cycle, which have been adjusted to reflect […]

PSL strongly condemns acts of hooliganism at PSL matches

PSL strongly condemns acts of hooliganism at PSL matches

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has strongly condemned acts of hooliganism at match venues and the behaviour of a faction of supporters at some fixtures. PSL acting Chief Executive Mato Madlala, said the League is concerned about sporadic acts of hooliganism resulting in violence at Premier Division fixtures. Madlala said the PSL continues to work […]