Other Sport

Sascoc wants R400m from gov

2012-10-24 09:17
Gideon Sam (Gallo)
Cape Town - The SA Sports Confederation and Olympics Committee says it needs about R400 million to prepare athletes for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, according to a Sowetan report.

This was disclosed to Parliament's portfolio committee on sports and recreation by Sascoc president Gideon Sam and senior manager Ezera Shabangu.

Shabangu said the amount was required to help Team SA increase its capacity to win more medals at the Olympics by setting up a training camp in Europe in the run-up to Rio de Janeiro.

Sascoc chief financial officer Vinesh Maharaj said they had spent R19 million on the London Olympics, and a further R16 million on the Paralympics.

It received an additional R14 million in sponsorships for the two games.


NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com 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
22 comments
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

Live scoring

 

Quiz: Test your Rio Olympics memory!

Think you know what went on at the Rio Olympics? Prove it by tackling Sport24's ridiculously impossible yet highly addictive post-Games quiz!

 
 

Rio Olympics

GALLERY: SA's Rio Olympic medallists
As it happened: Rio Olympics - Day 17
Selecting 6 numbers turned Britain into Olympic superpower
Caster cranks up the heat in Rio semi
 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

Follow all the action from the 2016 Rio Olympics. The highs, the lows, the tears, the smiles as the world's greatest athletes compete for gold, silver and bronze.

Latest blogs
Vote

How excited are you about the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio?

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

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

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