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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.

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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.

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