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SABC SPORT  |  Podcast , ±2 min episodes every 3 days  | 
SABC Sport delivers on cricket and rugby, where the incoming tours to South Africa make for prime viewing, while such classic events as the J & B Met, the Two Oceans Marathon, the Comrades Marathon, the Mandela Marathon and the Durban July are produced for all South Africans. Bu let’s not forget special prime events as the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games, which are broadcast by SABC Sport both on television and radio

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APR
2019

Shoulder injury forces Tete out of Donaire fight

A right shoulder injury has forced reigning World Boxing Organisation (WBO) bantamweight champion Zolani Tete to pull out of a fight against World Boxing Association (WBA) bantamweight Super champion Nonito Donaire in the semi-finals of the money-spinning World Boxing Super Series (WBSS).
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APR
2019

FEDERATIONS SET TO FACE PENALTIES

Swimming, Hockey, Basketball and Rowing are the other notable sporting codes that couldn’t meet their own set transformation targets. And these are the sporting codes that will be carrying the hopes of South Africa at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Department of Sport Director-General Alec Moemi has more on the penalties that apply to federations which fail to meet the targets…
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APR
2019

ASA FAILS ITS TRANSFORMATION TARGETS AGAIN

About nine out of 19 sports federations in the country have met 50% of their transformation targets according to Minister of Sports Tokozile Xasa. She was commenting in Pretoria during the sixth release of the Eminent Persons Group report which focuses on the transformation scorecard in South African sport. For the third time in a row, Athletics South (ASA) Africa has failed to meet 50% of its targets and previously this has been caused by lack of data mainly coming from their development programmes.
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APR
2019

We are hoping to win many medals at the All Africa games – S.A Badminton President Glen Brothers

Badminton South Africa President Glen Brothers is confident that the country can win many medals at the upcoming All Africa Team Championships. The event will take place in Port Harcourt, Nigeria from the 22nd until the 25th of this month. The team championships will be followed by the Individual Championships from the 26th until the 28th. Brothers says they have selected a very young team. SA used to be the top ranked nation in Africa with decent ranking in the world. But in recent years they have fallen down the peck due to lack of competing in many international events. Brothers says lack of funding is a major challenge. The strong eight members team features Michelle Butler-Emmett, Johanita Scholtz and Bongani von Bodenstein, who represented the country at the Commonwealth Games in Australia last year. The remaining four members have only represented SA at the junior level. Brothers says there are private sponsors that are assisting them to compete in Nigeria. Badminton is not a popular sport like football, rugby and cricket. Brothers says it is small sporting code which is not lucrative and well paying.
Men-Bongani von Bodenstein, Jarred Elliot, Ruan Snyman, Sean Noone
Women- Elme de Villiers, Johanita Scholtz, Megan de Beer, Michelle Butler-Emmett
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APR
2019

World record for South Africa as Ferguson swims around entire Easter Island perimeter

In a bit to end plastic pollution, South African endurance swimmer, Sarah Ferguson has set a new world record by becoming the first person to swim around the entire perimeter of Easter Island in Polynesia. Ferguson bravely overcame the hazardous conditions and swam 39.46 miles (63.5 kilometers) over a duration of 19 hours and 8 minutes, finishing ahead of schedule in a swim expected to take approximately 24 hours to complete. Easter Island is a Chilean territory, sitting some 2,200 miles off the coast of Chile and located in the South Pacific Ocean between Chile and New Zealand, making it one of the most remote islands in the world. It is 1,200 miles from the nearest piece of land but even there the water is filled with plastic. Ferguson shares the challenges she encountered. Ferguson used to swim for South Africa in international pool competitions and has since taken to the fiercest passages of open waters in recent years to raise awareness about issues concerning water at large. She has tackled the country’s most challenging open water swims, including the Robben Island Freedom Swim and The Umlanga to Durban Endurance Race. In 2017, Ferguson became the first African woman to conquer the mighty 42km Ka’iwi passage, known as the Valley of Bones in the Hawaiian Islands.

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