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