Schoenmaker Earns Additional Monetary Reward From Olympic Sponsor

South Africa’s Olympic champion Tatjana Schoenmaker will be receiving another reward for her world record-breaking performance in Tokyo this past July.


South African Sports Minister Confirms Schoenmaker Will Be Rewarded

There is an update in the back and forth of whether or not Olympic gold medalist Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa would indeed receive an award


SASCOC Does An About-Face On Tokyo Medal Reward For Schoenmaker

Since our original report, the SASCOC has taken to the media to assure athletes and fans that the organization indeed plans on issuing monetary rewards.


Olympic Champion Schoenmaker May Not Receive RSA Medal Payout

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) confirms they are likely unable to pay out Olympic medal bonuses.


Olympic Champion Chad Le Clos To Carry South African Flag In Tokyo

Chad Le Clos of South Africa will be carrying his nation’s flag in the opening ceremonies of the postponed 2020 Olympic Games kicking off shortly in Tokyo.


SASCOC Once Again Under Fire As Athletes Compete In Poor Conditions

A recent social media post tweeted out by journalist Graeme Joffe has put the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) on notice, calling the group out as responsible for poor conditions related to athletes competing at the U-20 Youth Games in Botswana last week.

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Penny Heyns Replaces Beckie Scott On WADA Compliance Review Committee

Penny Heyns, South African double Olympic champion back at the 1996 Games in Atlanta, will be replacing Canadian cross-country skier Beckie Scott on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Compliance Review Committee (CRC).

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South Africa Launches Athletes Committee, But Self-Funding Continues

Cameron van der Burgh is one of eight South African athletes joining a newly-created Athletes Committee.

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Proposed Funding Cuts Could Shut Down South African Olympic Committee

The South African National Lotteries Commission (NLC) is proposing two major regulations that may have far reaching impact throughout all of the nation’s Olympic sports, including swimming.


South African Athletes Say They Must Foot Most Of Rio Travel Bill

Despite a recent monetary influx to their nation’s Olympic Committee, South African athletes hoping to medal in Rio are still reportedly stuck footing most of their own Olympic bills.