Skhosana Wins Arbitration To Stand For SASCOC Elections

SKHOSANA WINS ARBITRATION TO STAND FOR SASCOC ELECTIONS

Athletics South Africa President, Aleck Skhosana, is now free to contest the deferred elections at the national Olympic body, SASCOC.

In a ruling released today, the arbitrator Nazeer Cassim SC released his findings in which he ruled that Skhosana’s nomination was valid and he is eligible to contest for a position as a Board member of SASCOC for the next Olympic four-year cycle.

Cassim based his ruling in particular on clause 12.2 read together with clause 12.12 of SASCOC’s Constitution.

AGW Plans To Prevent Further Infections

AGW Plans To Prevent Further Infections

On Thursday night President Cyril Ramaphosa announced an easing of the nationwide lockdown in response to the Covid-19 outbreak in South Africa. He said a phased reopening of the economy will enter alert level four on Friday May 1.

However, the phased reopening of the economy means taking a “risk-adjusted” approach, and restrictions will be lifted only on certain sectors, the President said.

Postponement Of Athletics Events In SA Due To Pandemic

ASA EXTENDS POSTPONEMENT OF ATHLETICS EVENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA DUE TO PANDEMIC

 

Following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 9 April to extend the lockdown of the country by 14 days in order to slow down and manage the extent of the Corona Virus (COVID-19), ASA has taken heed of the latest pronouncement and has aligned accordingly.

“In compliance, the suspension of all athletics activities is therefore also extended,” announced Aleck Skhosana, President of ASA. “This will remain in place until is it deemed safe for us to resume by the national government. This affects all fixtures and programmes from 26 March until 30 April. We will review our position when the Government issues new measures to be followed.

“As a responsible national federation, ASA accepts that the protection of all lives outweighs everything else. We also note that everyone is affected the same way by this law and this include athletes, coaches, event organisers, athletes’ representatives, administrators and communities.

Update On ASA Calendar Due To State Of Disaster

UPDATE ON ASA CALENDAR DUE TO STATE OF DISASTERUPDATE ON ASA CALENDAR DUE TO STATE OF DISASTER

 

Dear ASA Members

ASA Circulars 24 and 25 has bearing.

Due to the State of Disaster, both in South Africa and other countries in the world, several events, both in South Africa and internationally, has been either postponed or cancelled.


Please DOWNLOAD and refer to the 2020 ASA Fixtures List, as UPDATED on 17 April 2020.

All changes to the 2020 ASA Fixtures are indicated in RED.

ASA will notify Members in due time, on athletics related matters, as the situation changes in South Africa, and internationally.

ASA LogoASA kindly request all ASA Members to refrain from any form of speculation on athletics related matters, particularly in the social media.

Everybody in South Africa, including ASA, experience uncertainty in the way forward. Speculation, lead to expectations, which lead to disappointments and negative energy.

The golden rule in any form of communication always is “If you are not certain, do not say it, or right about it.”

 

UPDATE Of  ASA Fixture Due To State Of Disaster Download HERE

 

Athletics greetings

Richard Stander
ASA ACEO
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AGW 2020 Rise Up Challenge After Lockdown

While I understand the sentiment, I also know that trying to “toughen up” or “tough it out” will not always help you to endure difficult times, and as athletes we for one can relate to this.

A lot of people look at something they want to do with their lives and then look at what it will take to achieve it, and they decide the commitment isn’t worth it.

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