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  • SARU: Minister’s ban ‘excludes Cape Town Sevens’

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    by Mike Jansen

    Monday, 25 April 2016   Sport and Recreation minister Fikile Mbalula dropped a bombshell on Monday when he banned the SA Rugby Union (SARU) as well as three other national federations from “hosting and bidding for major and mega international tournaments in South Africa.” The other three federations are: Athletics South Africa (ASA), Cricket South Africa (CSA) and Netball South Africa (NSA). Mbalula made the announcement at the handover of the results of the third Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Transformation in Sport Report for 2014/2015...

  • 2016 Olympic flame lit in Greece

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    Thursday, 21 April 2016   The count-down to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is officially on as the Olympic flame was lit in the Greek city of Olympia, the birthplace of the Ancient Olympic Games. Greek actress Katerina Lechou (pictured below) performed the role of the Greek high priestess when she lit the traditional flame at Olympia’s Temple of Hera.     The flame will be being handed over to Rio 2016 organisers on 27 April after a tour around Greece. On 3 May, the Olympic Torch Relay will officially start in the...

  • Treu: Singapore win to boost Kenya’s Olympic hopes

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    by Mike Jansen

    Thursday, 21 April 2016   Former BlitzBokke and Kenya Sevens mentor Paul Treu is not in the media-spotlight as much anymore since he accepted the assistant-coach position at the Stormers in Cape Town. However, since his former team’s historic win earlier this month, the ex-Kenya Sevens coach was approached for comment on Kenya’s feat after they walked away with the spoils at the 2016 Singapore Sevens in April. It was the African team’s first-ever World Rugby Sevens Series title win. Treu spoke to XVR.co.za‘s Simon Hill...

SARU: Minister’s ban ‘excludes Cape Town Sevens’

Posted on: Apr 25 2016 - 11:57pm | Comments Off on SARU: Minister’s ban ‘excludes Cape Town Sevens’
In: Springbok Sevens News
Mike Jansen
Jurie+Roux

Monday, 25 April 2016   Sport and Recreation minister Fikile Mbalula dropped a bombshell on Monday when he banned the SA Rugby Union (SARU) as well as three other national federations from “hosting and bidding for major and mega international tournaments in South Africa.” The other three federations are: Athletics South Africa (ASA), Cricket South Africa (CSA) and Netball South Africa (NSA). Mbalula made the announcement at the handover of the results of the third Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Transformation in Sport Report for 2014/2015 and reminded the gathering in Pretoria that four of the so-called ‘Big Five’ national sports federations have “failed to meet its own set transformation targets.” The...

2016 Olympic flame lit in Greece

Posted on: Apr 22 2016 - 12:50am | Comments Off on 2016 Olympic flame lit in Greece
In: Olympic News
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Thursday, 21 April 2016   The count-down to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is officially on as the Olympic flame was lit in the Greek city of Olympia, the birthplace of the Ancient Olympic Games. Greek...

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Treu: Singapore win to boost Kenya’s Olympic hopes

Thursday, 21 April 2016   Former BlitzBokke and Kenya Sevens mentor Paul Treu is not in the media-spotlight as much anymore since he accepted the assistant-coach position at the Stormers in Cape Town. However, since his former team’s historic win earlier this month, the ex-Kenya Sevens coach was approached for comment on Kenya’s feat after they walked...

Posted on: Apr 21 2016 - 2:58pm | Comments Off on Treu: Singapore win to boost Kenya’s Olympic hopes
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SARU: Minister’s ban ‘excludes Cape Town Sevens’

Monday, 25 April 2016   Sport and Recreation minister Fikile Mbalula dropped a bombshell on Monday when he banned the SA Rugby...

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2016 Olympic flame lit in Greece

Thursday, 21 April 2016   The count-down to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is officially on as the Olympic flame was...

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Posted on: Apr 21 2016 - 2:22pm | Comments Off on More bad news for WomenBoks Sevens ?
In: Springbok Womens7s
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More bad news for WomenBoks Sevens ?

Thursday, 21 April 2016   Talk about kicking someone when they’re down. If the premier women’s rugby website ScrumQueens is correct, more bad news awaits the Springboks...

SA Breweries: Cheers to another 5 years

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Monday, 18 April 2016   After a long period of uncertainty whether sponsors will stay with SA Rugby or not, long-standing supporter South African Breweries (SAB) on Monday announced that they are extending their support of Rugby in South Africa for another five years. This commitment takes the popular Castle Lager brand’s association with rugby in the Republic to a whopping 23...

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2016 Olympic flame lit in Greece

Thursday, 21 April 2016   The count-down to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is officially on as the Olympic...