The future of the rapidly evolving South African sport industry will be debated on the 25th October, when the country’s leading figures and most powerful sporting organisations and influencers gather for a day of discussion, innovation and exploration at the Sport Industry Summit in Johannesburg. [Read more…]
Durban – The South African women’s hockey team was recently lauded for joining their soccer counterparts in qualifying for the London Olympics. Government threw its support behind the two teams and the rest of Team SA by setting aside over R34 million for preparations for the games. [Read more…]
Pretoria – The South African Football Association (Safa) has praised the appointment of Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale to FIFA’s Media Committee.
Safa said the move both epitomised and acknowledged the vital role the minister has played in promoting the world’s favourite sport. [Read more…]
Cape Town – Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced a plan to “completely transform” the sporting landscape in South Africa.
His vision is to see sport federations being committed to a scorecard and a national sport charter. Currently there is no system in place to measure the success of transformation. [Read more…]
Pretoria – South Africa is to reward the country’s most successful sports men and women for their outstanding efforts made on and off the sporting field.
Sport and Recreation South Africa, the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will host the SA Sports Awards as a token of appreciation to thousands of sports men and women in the country. [Read more…]