South Africa sports

See also: Sports in Africa | Football / Soccer | World Cup 2010 South Africa

Aikido Federation of South Africa

Alegi, Peter - Football in South Africa - A History
Article on the site of South African History Online.
See also Umdlalo Wabantu: A History of Soccer in Pre-Apartheid South Africa, by Alegi. 2 p. in PDF.

Comrades Marathon
South African ultramarathon, over 10,000 runners each year.

Cricinfo - South Africa
" scores from almost every cricket match of any consequence, and news from all corners of the globe"

National Olympic Committee of South Africa
Official website of the South African Olympic Movement. Information about the movement, its structure and organization, and the various efforts to have the Olympic Games hosted in South Africa.

Olympics Assessment Team of the Stategic Environmental Assessment of the Cape Town 2004 Olympic Bid.
"The Strategic Environment Assessment (SEA) of Cape Town's Bid to host the 2004 Olympic Games is an independent investigation of issues of concern identified by members of the public and the professional team. The assessment process has involved a wide range of interested and affected parties and specialists. The Olympics Assessment Team released the final report of the SEA in August 1997. This site features an executive summary of their report."

Race to transform : sport in post-apartheid South Africa
Edited by Ashwin Desai. Imprint: Cape Town : HSRC Press, 2010. Full text book on-line. Swimming, rugby, soccer, cricket, track & field / the Olympics.

SABC Sport
News from the South African Broadcasting Corp.

Site for the NGO sector in South Africa. Has an NGO directory, PRODDER. Provides Website Design, Hosting, Database Design for civil society organizations. Offers internet training, information communication technology (ICT) strategic planning, linux local area networks setup. Based in Johannesburg.

South Africa. Department of Sport and Recreation
Official site. Has the White Paper (the first official policy on sport and recreation since the establishment of the Ministry 1 July 1994), the full text of "Strategic Framework for the Department of Sport & Recreation 1998-2003," and estimated contribution of sport to the South African economy, the Impact of Sport on South Africa's Economy, and the Annual Report. or

South Africa Online - Rugby
Directory of South African rugby sites.

South Africa Rugby
South africa rugby news blog. RSS Feed:

South African Football Association

South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport
Has a list of South African permitted drugs and a list of prohibited substances.

South African Journal of Sports Medicine
Published by the South African Sports Medicine Association, the official body of physicians involved in South African Sport. Paid subscribers through SA ePublications can access full text online; also lists tables of contents. Individiual articles (2003-2004, 2005 No. 1) can be purchased from African Journals Online. [KF]

South African Rugby Football Union
South African offical rugby page.

South African Sports Commission
Directory of all sports and their organizations. News, words to the national anthem. Publications online - White Paper - Sport and Recreation South Africa. Getting the Nation to Play, talent identification in swimming, etc. Full text of sports legislation. Nutrition and sports includig a List of approved South African sport scientists, including dieticians, guide to nutritional supplements. Sports education. Its SportLit is an online database of citations to articles (scientific and popular), conference material, videos, CD's. [KF]

South African Sports Medicine Association
The official body of physicians involved in South African Sport. You can contact members, read the constitution and find out about conferences. Publishes the South African Journal of Sports Medicine.

South African Student Sports Union (Sunnyside, South Africa)
"...the official unified national umbrella sports structure for all student sport activities organised at regional, provincial and national levels at tertiary education institutions in South Africa." Has directories of the various student sports organizations.

Sports Science Institute of South Africa
"...exists to optimise the sporting performance and health of all South Africans" Based in Newlands, South Africa.

Current news on all South African sports.

Takemusu Aikido Association South Africa
Iwama Ryu South Africa. "We are responsible for teaching the Iwama Ryu (style) of Aikido in South Africa. We are affiliated to Japan under the wing of Morihiro Saito Soke in Iwama, Japan." Photographs, articles, links to related sites. Based in Johannesburg.

Team Shosholoza
South Africa's America's Cup Challenger 2007. The first African team to challenge for the America's Cup, part of the Louis Vuitton Cup. Headed by Captain Salvatore Sarno (CEO of Mediterranean Shipping Company South Africa). They upset Luna Rossa Challenge of Italy. See International Herald Tribune article. New York Times article, May 6, 2007 "South African Team Gains Respect of the Top Crews." See also South Africa the Good News. The Team won the Golden Sail Award from the yacht club of the Republic of San Marino. - South Africa Sports News
South African soccer news aggregated from other web sites. RSS Feed:

United Cricket Board of South Africa

United School Sport Association of South Africa (USSASA)
19 page PDF file about USSASA. Unites all school sport in South Africa. Formed (in 1993) when six national apartheid-era school sport organizations, the South African School Sports Congress, the South African Senior School Sports Association, the South African Primary School Sports Association, the School Sports Council, the National School Sports Association and the Boputhatswana School Sports Union decided to unite, as part of the process of desegregation in the new South Africa. On the South African Govt. Dept. of Education site.

World Cup 2010 South Africa
Information on the World Cup 2010. Maintained at the Stanford University Libraries.

World Wide Cricket - South Africa Domestic Cricket
South African domestic and International news and scores. Maintained by Jordan Winter.