South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Johannesburg)
SASCOC is South Africa’s national multi-coded sporting body responsible for the preparation, presentation and performance of teams to all multi-coded events, namely the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Commonwealth Games, World Games, All Africa Games, Olympic Youth Games, Commonwealth Youth Games and Zone VI Games. At SASCOC we also look after all our various National Federations who are affiliated to us, together with the various provincial sports councils. We are responsible for the awarding for National Protea Colours to athletes/officials who have met the criteria to represent South Africa in different sporting codes and arenas and we also endorse the applications for Bidding and Hosting of international events, providing these criteria are all met.
June 24, 2016
South Africa: Grace Is Latest Golfer to Say No to Rio Olympics
South Africa's top-ranked golfer, world No11 Branden Grace, withdrew from the Rio Olympics on Friday, becoming the fourth golfer to cite the Zika virus as a reason not to play in… Read more »
February 11, 2016
South Africa: Update On Zika Virus
SASCOC will be monitoring developments regarding the outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil, the host of the Summer Olympics in August 2016. Read more »
January 23, 2016
South Africa: Dusi Management Act Responsibly As Water Levels Drop
As the province of KwaZulu-Natal squares up to the reality of the worst drought since the turn of the century, the FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon has thrown its weight behind the efforts… Read more »
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