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SOUTH AFRICAN SPORTS CONFEDERATION AND OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

SASCOC is South Africa’s national multi-coded sporting body responsible for the preparation, presentation and performance of teams to all multi-coded events, namely the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Commonwealth Games, World Games, All Africa Games, Olympic Youth Games, Commonwealth Youth Games and Zone VI Games.

At SASCOC we also look after all our various National Federations who are affiliated to us, together with the various provincial sports councils.

We are responsible for the awarding for National Protea Colours to athletes/officials who have met the criteria to represent South Africa in different sporting codes and arenas and we also endorse the applications for Bidding and Hosting of international events, providing these criteria are all met.


Latest SASCOC News

SASCOC’s Sam finishes Two Oceans in awareness campaign

April 19th, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

SASCOC President Gideon Sam successfully completed Saturday’s Old Mutual Two Oceans half-marathon in Cape Town as part of a bid… Read more

SASCOC CONGRATULATES RECIPIENTS OF NATIONAL ORDERS

April 17th, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

  The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) extends warmest congratulations to all recipients of the National Orders… Read more

SASCOC President ready to run the ‘race’ against doping in sport

April 17th, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

A team of leading South African sports administrators and former sports aces will continue drumming in the anti-drugs message when… Read more

100-Day milestone for 2014 Commonwealth Games

April 14th, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

Monday, 14 April sees South Africa and fellow Commonwealth countries around the globe marking the key date of just 100… Read more

Exciting new SASCOC app launched for sports fans

April 9th, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

As from Wednesday, 9 April, 2014 sports lovers will be able to download the official SASCOC Magazine from the Apple… Read more

President’s Voice – Gideon Sam

March 29th, 2014 | filed under President's Voice

I arrived in Kuwait this week for some interesting commission meetings. The Association of National Olympic Committees has convened various… Read more

SASCOC WELCOMES THE CHINESE TAIPEI NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE TO SOUTH AFRICA

March 31st, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

  The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) together with its stakeholders welcome the Chinese Taipei National Olympic… Read more

SA and Chinese Taipei build on sporting relationships

April 3rd, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

The National Olympic Committees of South Africa and Chinese Taipei will continue to build on their working relationships in sport,… Read more

NTC hosts SA, Chinese Taipei tug-of-war teams for fitness tests

April 3rd, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

The National Training Centre (NTC) in Bloemfontein was a hive of activity on Wednesday, with the Chinese Taipei and Team… Read more

SA and Chinese Taipei share training tips in Bloemfontein

April 4th, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

Thursday was the second day of training at the National Training Centre (NTC) in Bloemfontein for the South African tug-of-war… Read more

SASCOC President on the road in promotion of ‘fair play’

April 4th, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

The President of the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), Mr Gideon Sam, said today that his training as… Read more

SASCOC to celebrate Day of Sport for Development and Peace

April 5th, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

SASCOC will join the world in celebrating the first ever International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on Sunday,… Read more

SA sport must adapt or die – Mbalula, Sam

April 5th, 2014 | filed under Media Releases

SASCOC President Gideon Sam and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula on Saturday both strongly urged the South African sports movement to… Read more


Gideon Sam – President’s Voice

The annual gathering of International Federations (IF’s) was recently held in Belek, a sea resort near Antalya in Turkey. It’s… Read more

The first quarter of 2014 has gone by so fast and we continue with our special count down to our… Read more


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MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE.  3 September 2011. 10th All Africa Games.  Triathlon. Women's event was won by South Africa's Carlyn Fisher with Andrea Steyn second. Men's event was won by South Africa's Erhardt Wolfaardt with Wian Sullwald third. Copyright picture by WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SOUTH AFRICAN SPORTS PICTURE AGENCY MAINTZ-LAUBENHEIN, GERMANY. 2011 Gutenberg International Acro Cup. 24 September 2011. Golden Lions Gymnastics' Matome Thsishonga and Natalie Friesnling on the podium. Copyright picture by WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SOUTH AFRICAN SPORTS PICTURE AGENCY MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE.  15 September 2011. 10th All Africa Games.  Athletics day five. Bernard Crous. Copyright picture by WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SOUTH AFRICAN SPORTS PICTURE AGENCY MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE.  3 September 2011. 10th All Africa Games.  Swimming. First day heats. Cameon van der Burgh. Copyright picture by WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SOUTH AFRICAN SPORTS PICTURE AGENCY MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE.  3 September 2011. 10th All Africa Games.  Sailing. Johan and Eben Vivier. Copyright picture by WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SOUTH AFRICAN SPORTS PICTURE AGENCY