Commonwealth Games – Team SA Daily News Updates

Commonwealth Games - Team SA Daily News Updates   CWGs Team SA daily update 23 July (click here) CWGs Team SA daily update 24 July (click here) CWGs Team SA daily update 27 July (click here) CWGs Team SA daily update 29 July (click...

WRESTLERS TO 2014 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

Team South Africa named for 2014 Youth Olympic Games Updated: July 16, 2014 SASCOC have announced the youth team that will be participating in the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOGs) in Nanjing, China from 16-28 August, 2014. South Africa will be represented by 54 athletes in 14 sporting codes, ranging from athletics to wrestling. The 2nd African Youth Games held in Gaborone, Botswana in May served as a test to what the prestigious Youth Olympic Games will be like for some of the sports. For athletics, Botswana was a qualifier and the athletes who won their events obtained direct qualification for the Nanjing Games. In the previous and inaugural Youth Olympics in Singapore four years ago, swimmer Chad le Clos walked away with an impressive five medals and will this year be one of the Games Youth Ambassadors appointed by the IOC. Sporting codes that Team South...

Fabian Rassie (19/12/1997 – 04/07/2014)

Fabian Rassie (19/12/1997 - 04/07/2014) It is with great sadness  that we bid farewell to one of our young wrestlers who passed away during the SA Cadet Greco Championships that took place in Pretoria today.  We are uncertain at this stage as to the cause of Fabian's death after he collapsed during his first match. He will be sadly missed by his fellow wrestlers and his "family" in the Boland and all those who knew and competed against him. Rest in Peace...

2014 – FILA ELECTION

FILA President Lalovic to Run Unopposed for Six-Year Term FILA President Lalovic to Run Unopposed for Six-Year Term By FILA News Service CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, SWITZERLAND (June 19)–FILA President Nenad Lalovic, who stepped to the forefront of Wrestling’s battle to stay in the Olympics last year, is the sole candidate for a six-year term to lead the federation through the next two Olympic Games. In a recent FILA Bureau meeting in Dubrovnik, it was determined that Lalovic, from Serbia, will run unopposed on September 7 during the FILA Congress at the World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.  Lalovic became Acting President in February 2013, after the IOC’s Executive Committee omitted Wrestling from the Olympic Programme. He was elected President at an Extraordinary Congress in May in St. Petersburg, Russia, to serve the rest of the term of...

SA REGULATION: CHILDREN TRAVEL OUTSIDE RSA BORDERS

Visas & Passports Unlimited   Good afternoon,   New SA regulations for children travelling out of South African borders. South Africa's immigration laws have recently undergone an intense revision with newly appointed Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba saying the amendments are "in the best interest of South Africa's security and allows for efficient management of migration". Parents travelling with children have to provide an unabridged birth certificate (including the details of the child's father as well as the mother) of all travelling children. This applies even when both parents are travelling with their children and it also applies to foreigners and South Africans alike. When children are travelling with guardians, these adults are...

S.A WRESTLERS IN COMMONWEALTH GAMES TEAM

Team SA named for 2014 Commonwealth Games June 11th, 2014  South Africa’s team to take on the world at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland was announced with great fanfare at Olympic House on Wednesday, 11 June. An initial squad of 155 of the country’s finest athletes has been named, spread over 15 codes, from aquatics to wrestling. With the men’s and women’s hockey teams currently still doing battle at the World Cup in the Netherlands, the names for this code will be named on completion of that event. Sporting codes that Team South Africa will contest at the Games (from 23 July to 3 August) are the following: aquatics (including para-swimming), athletics (including para-athletics), badminton, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, hockey, judo, lawn bowls, netball, para-powerlifting, rugby sevens, shooting, triathlon, weightlifting and...

FILA – SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

Social Media Campaign #MyWrestlingFamily Launched in Coordination with World Wrestling Month Social Media Campaign #MyWrestlingFamily Launched in Coordination with World Wrestling Month FILA News CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY (May 23) – FILA, the international governing body for wrestling, is participating in the #MyWrestlingFamily social media campaign launched in coordination with the promotion of May as World Wrestling Month. World Wrestling Month was developed during last year’s successful international campaign to reinstate wrestling as an Olympic sport. In 2013 more than 100 of FILA’s national federations took part in unique festivities, announcements and government proclamations throughout the month of May in support of wrestling. This year FILA and its 177 national federations are hoping to promote World Wrestling Month by hihglighting the continued unity of...

2014 – SA STREEK KAMPIOENSKAPPE

S.A. STREEK KAMPIOENSKAPPE:  2014.     Neem asb. kennis van die volgende:   1.      REËLINGS:   Die S.A. Streek Kampioenskappe is nie ‘n Ope waar daar op klub vlak deelgeneem word nie. Stoeiverenigings skryf in en die stoeiers is daar om sy Stoeivereniging te verteenwoordig en nie Stoeiklub nie.   REËLS: LTPD – Stoeiers – 0/6 ,0/7 en 0/8 jaar – werklike massa word saam met inskrywings gestuur –stoei in groepe van 4/5 – LTPD reëls – doen Medies, geen inweeg, Almal Stoei teen almal in groepe van 4/5– almal kry LTPD deelnemer Medaljes. (Word bestel by SASF) ************************************************ Alle mans en vroue stoeiers ( 0/9, 0/10, 0/11  jaar) mag aan die SA Streek Kampioenskappe deelneem – SA Loting –...

FILA- COACHES

FILA To Implement New Coach Education Strategy FILA News Service CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, SWITZERLAND (June 2) — FILA, the international governing body for wrestling will be hosting its revamped FILA Educators Course October 26 to November 2 at the National Institute of Sport and Physical Education (INSEP) in Paris. The Educator’s course will certify coaching instructors for the sport of wrestling and grant licenses to those who pass the course and examination process. The licences will be valid for 18 months at which point they will be subject to a renewal process. The initial Educator’s course will be run in partnership with the International Rugby Board (IRB) Education and Training experts. FILA Educators must: Be capable of instructing in either French, English, Spanish or Russian Possess presentation and interpersonal skills Show experience...

Junior Team Perform well in Egypt

 The South African Junior Wrestling Team have returned from the Egypt with a bag full of medals. Accompanied by coaches Corrie van der Walt and Marcus Dekker the team managed to secure the following places during the Junior African Championships in Alexandria, Egypt. In the Greco Competition: 55kg Bokang Masunyane Bronze 60kg Jan Combrinck Bronze 66kg Terry van Rensburg Silver 74kg Lucius van Rensburg Silver 84kg Hein Janse van Rensburg Bronze 96kg Julian Labuschagne Bronze In the Freestyle Competition: 55kg Bokang Masunyane  Bronze 60kg Jan Combrinck  Bronze 66kg Terry van...
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