The IPC and the International Disability Alliance to sign Co-operation Agreement

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Disability Alliance (IDA) are to sign a historic Co-operation Agreement to advance the rights of persons with disabilities and jointly commit to use Para sport as a vehicle to drive the human rights agenda forward. Read more

SASCOC Resolutions in respect of Cricket South Africa (CSA)

Much has by now been written and said about the SASCOC Resolution adopted on 8 September 2020 whereby SASCOC resolved to appoint an independent Task Team to conduct investigations into the administrative, operational and/or financial affairs of Cricket South Africa.  This Resolution was not lightly adopted.  Very serious issues have plagued CSA over many months culminating recently in the departure of its President, and the highly-respected Acting CEO, Mr Jacques Faull. Read more

Deputy Head of Mission of Japanese Embassy presents the Tanabata gift to SASCOC

The Deputy Head of Mission of the Japanese Embassy, Mr. Shuichiro Kawaguchi and his delegation presented a beautiful gift of good will to SASCOC on Thursday 3 September 2020 at Olympic House in Johannesburg. Read more

Update on Disciplinary Proceedings: Mr Barry Hendricks

The disciplinary proceedings involving Mr Barry Hendricks has commenced by way of the chairperson of SASCOC’s Judicial Body, Adv Willem Edeling SC having delivered a charge sheet to Mr Hendricks and appointed Mr Nande Becker as initiator and retired Judge Kathleen Satchwell as the presiding officer of the enquiry. Read more

Birmingham 2022 unveils venue for 3×3 basketball and beach volleyball to mark two years to go

Birmingham 2022 unveils venue for 3×3 basketball and beach volleyball to mark two years to go Read more

Meeting with Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture: COVID-19 Update

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) were very satisfied with the meeting held with the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture led by the Honourable Minister Nathi Mthethwa and his Deputy Minister, Ms Nocawe Noncedo Mafu on Wednesday 22 July 2020. Read more

Leave of Absence Update: Mr Barry Hendricks

At a SASCOC Board meeting held on Wednesday, 15 July 2020, the Board resolved to respect the ongoing process being undertaken by the SASCOC Judicial Body in respect of Mr Barry Hendricks. Read more

Arbitration Award : Complaint by Ms ME Ravele

During February 2020, Ms ME Ravele wrote a letter of complaint to the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture wherein she requested the Minister to investigate the conduct of the Acting President of SASCOC, Mr Barry Hendricks and the President of Tennis South Africa, Mr Gavin Crookes, for allegedly conspiring to stifle her nomination for the SASCOC presidency. She further alleged that the conduct of Mr Hendricks was unethical. Read more

Arbitration Update: Complaint by Ms Ravele

Further to the complaint by Ms Ravele that SASCOC’s erstwhile attorneys conducted themselves unethically during the arbitration proceedings which prejudiced her case, a meeting was convened by the Arbitrator and all parties on Wednesday 24 June 2020, where submissions were made as to why the Arbitrator should not hand down his award. Read more