Wesley Botton

Wesley Botton works from Johannesburg. Watches people run, jump and throw. Can juggle three apples and count to 10 in four languages. Chief sports reporter for The Citizen newspaper. My views Wesley Botton has over 3707 followers on Twitter.

SA athletes going to championships amidst ASA spat

South Africa's athletes will attend the world championships in Moscow, despite the country's Olympic committee cutting ties with Athletics SA.

Athletes to bear brunt of Athletics SA suspension

The country's elite athletes will be affected most, says ASA president James Evans after the federation was suspended from the Olympic movement.

Local hero Claude Moshiywa wins Comrades

Claude Moshiywa broke the foreign stranglehold as he became the first South African to win the "up" Comrades run in 21 years.

Sascoc appoints administrator to take over ASA

Athletics South Africa has been placed under administration for the second time in less than four years, Sascoc has said.

Elite swimmers will go to world champs, says Sascoc

South Africa's elite swimmers will participate in the World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona in July.

Cycling champion Stander dies in road accident

Cycling South Africa has confirmed mountainbike ace Burry Stander died in a crash in KwaZulu-Natal.

Former coach stunned over death of Corrie Sanders

Boxing trainer Harold Volbrecht says he was shocked to hear of the sudden death of his close friend Corrie Sanders.

Londoners untouched by Olympic spirit

While the magnificent Olympic Park glows with the "spirit of the Games", London residents feel they have been given a raw deal during the showpiece.

ASA pleased with athletes’ African Championships medal haul

The national team has been lauded by Athletics South Africa for overcoming poor conditions to finish third at the African Championships in Benin.

Kalmer gears up for Olympic marathon

Olympic athlete Rene Kalmer welcomed the cold and wet weather at the Two Oceans Marathon, saying it may be similar conditions to those in London.

Cricket South Africa top dogs abandon ship

Acting Cricket South Africa president AK Khan and CSA audit and risk committee chairperson John Blair have resigned over the CSA bonus scandal.

CSA’s acting president resigns

Acting president of Cricket South Africa AK Khan has announced his resignation from the post, saying "it's time for change and for new leadership".

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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