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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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Empowering forgotten heroines through sports: The crucial role of partnerships

By: Gugu Mthembu, Chief Marketing Officer at Telkom The year 2023 is becoming one of the most important years for women's sports in South Africa. From witnessing the success of the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 Cricket World Cup, the 2023 Netball World Cup, to Banyana Banyana competing for the first time at the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup. There is no denying how women’s sports keep making remarkable strides to inspire our nation.

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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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Bidvest become official Team SA partners

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has welcomed Bidvest aboard as official partners of Team South Africa and with it comes the relaunch of its Operation Excellence (OPEX) programme. The announcement of the new partnership between SASCOC and the Bidvest Group was made at an unveiling at the Inanda Club in Sandton,…

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