New ASA chair to ring changes

2010-09-20 15:14
Johannesburg - Newly-elected Athletics South Africa (ASA) chairperson James Evans on Sunday said he was confident the new board will be able to win the trust of athletes again, according to a report on Eyewitnessnews.

Evans was elected as the ASA’s chairperson at an election in Kempton Park over the weekend. Former track athletes Geraldine Pillay and Arnaud Malherbe were also voted in as board members.

The organisation has not had permanent leadership since the federation’s President Leonard Chuene was suspended last year over the handling of the the Caster Semenya gender issue.

Evans said it was time to get ASA back on track.

“We have a chance now to turn it around quickly and I think we can; it is quite a strong board,” said Evans.

Read more on:    asa  |  james evans


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk
Most Read


Rugby World Cup 2015

All the action from the 2015 RWC, including live coverage of all 48 matches, breaking news, fixtures, results, logs - and much more!


Rugby World Cup 2015

LIVE: New Zealand v Tonga
Boks more focused after Japan shock
Springboks' bus driver inspires team in UK
Mallett says 'no thanks' after England call
/World Cup
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


Take a photographical trip down memory lane and remind yourself of how the Springboks fared in their five previous Rugby World Cup campaigns. In addition, pick your all-time Springbok Rugby World Cup Dream Team and you could win R3 000!

Latest blogs

How much of a runner are you?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.