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We are likely to have less medals in Tokyo Paralympics – Radebe

3 September 2019, 9:08 PM

Former South Africa Paralympic star Samkelo Radebe thinks that the Paralympic team going to the Tokyo Olympics in Japan next year will amass fewer medals compared to the Rio Olympics in Brazil.

Alina Solodukhina.

Disabled Kazakhs fight for rights amid Paralympics push

28 March 2019, 7:02 AM

In a gym in Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty, Paralympic weightlifter Alina Solodukhina’s slight shoulders are feeling the strain under more than 60-kilogrammes of cast iron.

Jaco Smit

E Cape visually impaired athlete aims for gold at Paralympics

17 February 2019, 6:42 PM

An Eastern Cape visually impaired athlete from the little town of Humansdorp is aiming for the bright lights of Tokyo.

Fireworks mark opening of Winter Paralympics

10 March 2018, 7:04 AM

Fireworks lit up the sky over the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang as the 2018 Paralympics Winter Games were officially opened on Friday.

Mayor of Iwanuma city, Mr Hiroo Kikuchi presenting a gift to Sascoc Acting President, Mr Barry Hendricks.

SABC, SASCOC partner for Tokyo Olympics

25 January 2020, 7:05 AM

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) will send its biggest team since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

SASCOC to amend constitution – Hendricks

17 January 2020, 5:21 PM

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) is forging ahead with implementing the recommendations of the Zulman report as they look forward to an early election in March.

Mthethwa’s tough talk delivers early elections for SASCOC

26 November 2019, 7:01 PM

Minister of Sports Nathi Mthethwa’s strong address to the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) annual general meeting on Saturday seems to have done the trick.

Olympics-Test marathon gives Tokyo a taste of what to expect at 2020 Games

15 September 2019, 8:56 AM

Tokyo held a marathon on Sunday as a test case for whether organisers, athletes, and spectators can cope with sweltering temperatures expected during next year’s Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games.

XVIII Pan American Games - Lima 2019 - August 11, 2019 - From left to right: Race Imboden, Nick Itkin, and Gerek Meinhardt, from the USA Team during the Men's Foil Team medal ceremony in Fencing, at the Lima Convention Center during the Pan American Games.

Protesting US athletes receive 12-months probation

21 August 2019, 5:46 AM

Fencer Imboden took a knee and hammer thrower Berry raised her fist when the US national anthem played during their medal ceremonies earlier this month, violating an agreement US athlete’s sign before competing internationally.

E.coli risk forces Tokyo to cancel swim events at Paratriathlon World Cup

17 August 2019, 11:46 AM

High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday’s Paratriathlon World Cup, a test event for the 2020 Paralympics.



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