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Minister Nxesi congratulates Protea's National Team

Minister Nxesi congratulates Protea's National Team


Minister Nxesi takes this opportunity to applaud the South Africa Cricket National Team (Protea's) for their outstanding performance.

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Committees of Enquiry

Committees of Enquiry

The Minister will be extending both Committee timelines for a period of three months to finalise their mandate

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Boxing SA releases star-studded list of nominees for Boxing Awards

Boxing SA releases star-studded list of nominees for Boxing Awards

The nominees for 2018 Boxing South Africa Awards were announced in East London today.

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Minister TW Nxesi congratulates Kagiso Rabada for his world ranking

Minister TW Nxesi congratulates Kagiso Rabada for his world ranking

Minister TW Nxesi take this opportunity to applauds and congratulates Kagiso Rabada for being ranked the world fast bowler.

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Message from Minister of Sport and Recreation on Passing of Ncinane

Message from Minister of Sport and Recreation on Passing of Ncinane

It is with a heavy heart that we learnt of the passing on of sport activist, Comrade Zandisile John 'Increase' Ncinane this past Monday, 8 of January 2018.

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Alleged Irregularities/Malpractices in Governance & Management of SASCOC

Alleged Irregularities/Malpractices in Governance & Management of SASCOC

The alleged irregularities and mismanagement in the governance and management of SASCOC necessitate the appointment of a Ministerial Committee to investigate, make findings, report on and make recommendations in relation to the irregular conduct by SASCOC and its Board.

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Appointment of Ministerial Committees of Enquiry

Appointment of Ministerial Committees of Enquiry

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr TW Nxesi, has appointed two Ministerial Committees of Enquiry to investigate important matters in sport.

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South Africa Trio to Compete in the IAAF Diamond League

South Africa Trio to Compete in the IAAF Diamond League

Caster Semenya, Luvo Mayonga & Wayde van Niekerk, the SA Trio, to compete in the IAAF Diamond League on 24 August 2017 at Letzigrund Stadium, Zurich (Germany). Here athletes will compete against each other in an attempt to become Diamond League Champions and to win a share of the 1.6 million US Dollar prize money on offer.

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Minister applauds medal winner athletes

Minister applauds medal winner athletes

Congratulations are all in order to the entire team including Caster Semenya as she continued to carry our flag high in adding to our gold medal telly in the 800m women final and the bronze in the 1500m women final, serving as a great ambassador to our woman athletes.

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Caster snatches third medal for Team SA in London

Caster snatches third medal for Team SA in London

Team South African continues to collect medals at the IAAF World Championships in London. Last night our middle-distance runner Caster Semenya pocketed bronze during the 1 500m Women final.

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Minister happy with medal count at IAAF Champs

Minister happy with medal count at IAAF Champs

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Thulas Nxesi, and ASA has welcomed the two medals won by Team South Africa on Saturday in the Long Jump at the IAAF World Championships in London, England. Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai grabbed gold and bronze medals, respectively to put the Rainbow Nation’s foot forward in the global contest for decorations.

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Team SA departs for IAAF World Championships

Team SA departs for IAAF World Championships

Team South Africa has departed for the biennial IAAF World Championships starting in London on Friday until 13 August. The team includes seven national record holders - Akani Simbine (100m), Wayde van Niekerk (200m and 400m), Antonio Alkana (110m Hurdles), Luvo Manyonga (Long Jump), Lebogang Shange (20km Walk), Carina Horn (200m) and Caster Semenya (800m).

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Minister speaks at ‘Bomza’ Nkohla's funeral

Minister speaks at ‘Bomza’ Nkohla's funeral

As Minister of Sport and Recreation, and on behalf of government, allow me to convey sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr Welile James ‘ Bomza’ Nkohla, this mighty sporting icon.

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Ministerial committee of enquiry to investigate FNB Stadium incident

Ministerial committee of enquiry to investigate FNB Stadium incident

The Ministry and Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa have taken note of the unfortunate events that took place at the FNB Stadium on the 29th of July 2017.

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Minister congratulates FINA World Champs medaliists

Minister congratulates FINA World Champs medaliists

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr TW Nxesi congratulates Olympians Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh for winning South Africa’s first two medals at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, last night.

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