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Proteas and ICC do good for cricket

Proteas and ICC do good for cricket

The  Proteas in partnership with the ICC Cricket for Good and UNICEF gave aspiring young cricketers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interact with their heroes in Birmingham on Monday. Several players and coaches held a coaching clinic at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground for young girls and boys from the area, an initiative promoting the #OneDay4Children campaign […]

SASCOC support the Swiss court decision on Caster

SASCOC support the Swiss court decision on Caster

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) fully supports the Swiss Supreme Federal Court decision to suspend the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) regulations and testosterone rules in female athletes which have adversely affected Caster Semenya’s ability to run. The Swiss court on Monday ordered the IAAF to suspend immediately the implementation […]

SASCOC CONGRATULATES NEW SPORTS MINISTER

SASCOC CONGRATULATES NEW SPORTS MINISTER

The South Africa Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee congratulates Mr Nathi Mthetwa on his appointment as the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture as announced by President Ramaphosa on Wednesday 29 May 2019. We view his appointment as a positive development in a particularly exciting time for sport with the African Games in Morocco and […]

SPRINGBOKS SEVENS QUALIFY FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

SPRINGBOKS SEVENS QUALIFY FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) wishes to congratulate the Springbok Rugby Sevens Team on their qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Though the Sevens team lost their matches in London this past weekend 29-­‐22 against Australia and 21-­‐17 against New Zealand, they obtained the fourth place in the 2018/19 HSBC […]

SASCOC Champions Safeguarding of Athletes

SASCOC Champions Safeguarding of Athletes

Safeguarding of athletes is a uniquely fundamental issue aimed at protecting athletes against all forms of abuse. In recognition of this the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) in partnership with Jose Foundation and organised by Norman Brook a Sports Consultant, hosted a Safeguarding in Sport Conference which was held at the Hogan […]

Kingsmead to host England in two fixtures this summer

Kingsmead to host England in two fixtures this summer

KwaZulu-Natal cricket fans can look forward to two high quality internationals when the Standard Bank Proteas host England in Durban for a One Day International and a T20 International in February next year. The ODI will take place on Friday 7 February, followed by the T20 International on Friday 14 February, and Durban will once […]

CSA CONGRATULATES PROTEAS WOMEN ON T20I SERIES WIN

CSA CONGRATULATES PROTEAS WOMEN ON T20I SERIES WIN

CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA (CSA) has congratulated the Proteas Women on their outstanding come-from-behind victory over Pakistan in their five-match T20 International series that reached its climax at Benoni’s Willowmoore Park today. The two teams went into today’s match tied at 2-2 in what amounted to a final and the Proteas clinched the series with a […]

MEC Mazibuko lauds new PSL Champions, Mamelodi Sundowns

MEC Mazibuko lauds new PSL Champions, Mamelodi Sundowns

Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Faith Mazibuko has congratulated Mamelodi Sundowns for their record setting 9th PSL title. The Gauteng team has won the title more than any other team since the formation of the PSL in 1996. Says MEC Mazibuko: “Following one of the most difficult seasons in the PSL history, once […]

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