The time for Sascoc and bull is over, so bring on the independents
A proposed arbitration tribunal under the Sport and Recreation Amendment Bill is what SA needs to reshape sport
One problem with SA sport is the seeming lack of good governance.
That’s the basis of many accusations that are constantly being thrown at federation bosses across multiple codes. If the stories I’ve written in the past few years are anything to go by, then governance, or the lack of it, is an issue.
Volleyball, equestrian, athletics, swimming, amateur boxing, gymnastics, basketball, karate, MMA, football, chess and even the umbrella body for them all, the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc), have all had shade thrown at them. ..