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SASCOC mourns passing of Jerry Masia

The President of SASCOC, Mr Barry Hendricks, has, on behalf of the organisation, expressed his condolences to the family of the late Mr Jerry Masia, former president of the South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF). Mr Masia served as President of SAGF for 17 years until 2015, when Honorary Life Vice Presidency was bestowed upon him. “The passing…

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Unprecedented support benefitting SA athletes

The third annual South African Sports Confederation, Olympic and Paralympic Committee (SASCOC) Athletes’ Commission Indaba was held at Olympic House on Friday, and in a sign of progress, it proved to be the most successful so far. The day-long Indaba featured various panel discussions and presentations, and covered a raft of important subjects. Clearly on the…

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A Paralympic legend passes away

South Africa’s sporting fraternity is reeling with the news that one of its most celebrated daughters has died. News of Zanele Situ’s passing at the age of 52 has been met with extreme sadness for the Paralympic icon. Born Ntombizanele Situ on 19th January 1971 in the Eastern Cape town of Matatiele, “Zanele” was…

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Team Announcement: African Para Games

A squad of 25 athletes will proudly represent South Africa at the first edition of the African Para Games (APGs), to be held in Accra, Ghana, from 03 to 12 September 2023. The first African Para Games are an initiative of the International Paralympic Committee and the African Paralympic Committee. Team South…

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SASCOC mourns loss of Clive Barker

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has expressed its sadness at the loss of one of the country’s most iconic sports personalities. News of Clive Barker’s death at the age of 78 has been received with heavy hearts by South Africa’s sports governing body. The announcement of the former Bafana Bafana coach’s passing…

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