Athletics

Sascoc board 'works for political and personal gain'

03 May 2020 - 00:03 By DAVID ISAACSON

A former South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) board member this week called on the country's sports bosses to vote for a board that would work for the athletes rather than "political and personal gain".

Merrill King, who resigned in January after seven years on the Sascoc executive, said in an e-mail addressed to sport presidents and CEOs that she had tried to make a difference for the athletes "but never had a hope amid the politics and personal attacks"...

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