South Africa at the Olympics

I've been seeing some backlash and criticism towards our athletes on Twitter during the Olympics, more specifically our men and women’s hockey teams and I feel the need to defend them. Yes, they took a heavy beating in their debut Olympic hockey games, but if you’re playing against the world’s...

Olympics: Hockey for the masses

For a Hockey fan, the Olympics is always a special time. Living in South Africa, we rarely have the opportunity to watch our sport on TV. Channels like SuperSport prefer to show the more commercial sports like Rugby, Cricket and Football while we have to settle for a monthly magazine...

SA Hockey: 1. Government: 0

This article was written by Gareth van Onselen and posted on on 7 May 2012. Follow @GvanOnselen on Twitter By a Shoestring Outside of private sponsorship, the South African Hockey Association (SAHA) is funded by three primary sources: the National Lotteries Board, the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) and the...
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