Namibia Sport Commission
Submitted by editor on Thu, 07/26/2007 - 09:44.
By Festus Nakatana
MTC managing director Jose Antonio Ferreira has expressed dissatisfaction with Namibiaâ??s sport codes' dismal performances particularly at the international level, saying the poor showing was a regrettable situation. The MTC head made the remarks at the official launch of the MTC Sport Awards yesterday.
Submitted by editor on Wed, 07/25/2007 - 14:34.
By Festus Nakatana
The Namibia Sport Commission (NSC) today officially launched the 2007 MTC Sports Awards at its headquarters in the capital. The awards are in its seventh year and according to Chief Administrator of the NSC Rusten Mogane, the event continues to grow with each coming year. The NSC will for the first time attach monetary value to the different winners in the various categories of this yearâ??s event.
Submitted by editor on Fri, 06/15/2007 - 23:24.
A team of 55 athletes, 15 coaches or officials and four management members has been selected to represent Namibia at next monthâ??s All Africa Games (AAG) in Algeria.
The team was announced by the deputy permanent secretary of the Ministry of Sport, Stanley Simataa, who officially handed control of the team over to the General Team Manager, Bernard Kaanjuka.
Submitted by editor on Tue, 05/29/2007 - 21:16.
The president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge paid a short visit to Namibia on May 28, 2007.
On his whistle stop tour Rogge met Prime Minister Nahas Angula and President Hifikepunye Pohamba before holding a press conference at the Namibia National Olympic Committeeâ??s (NNOC) office in Windhoek. The press conference was also attended by NNOC president Agnes Tjongarero, NNOC secretary general Abner Xoagub and Namibiaâ??s IOC member, Frank Fredericks.
Submitted by editor on Wed, 05/23/2007 - 16:37.
The Namibia Sport Commission has backed down from a threat to deregulate Athletics Namibia and instead given it until July 31 to hand in its outstanding financial reports.
At a press conference on May 23, the chairperson of the NSC, Stanley Simaataa said they had reconsidered their decision to de-register AN, mainly to guarantee participation of Namibian athletes at forthcoming events such as the All Africa Games and the 2008 Olympic Games.
Submitted by editor on Wed, 02/28/2007 - 16:12.
Bank Windhoek on Wednesday announced a long-term partnership with the Namibia National Olympic Committee amounting to a sponsorship of N$320 000 over three years.
Marlize Horn the senior manager of marketing and corporate communication services of Bank Windhoek said that the aim of the sponsorship is to adequately prepare Namibian athletes for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India.
Submitted by editor on Tue, 11/14/2006 - 12:14.
The Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) has set up a sub-committee, which aims to develop sport in Namibia.
Alna Similo is the chairman of the subcommittee, which is also made up of Agnes Tjongarero, Rusten Mogane, Ben Naobeb, Shivute Katamba, Erwin Handura and Charles Nyambe.
Submitted by editor on Wed, 11/01/2006 - 15:24.
The Namibian National Olympic Committee (NNOC) secretary general, Eliphas Shipanga, has resigned following a judgement in an assault case on October 27.
Shipanga was convicted of assaulting his former wife Mamsy, three years ago, and was fined N$2 000.
Submitted by editor on Fri, 10/27/2006 - 22:41.
Japhet Uutoni was crowned Namibiaâ??s Sportsman of the Year for the second year in a row at the MTC Sport Awards function on October 27.
At a glitzy function, attended by close to 1 000 invited guests at the Safari Court Hotel, Paulus The Hitman Moses also won the Sport Achiever of the Year award for the second year in a row while Helaria Johannes won the Sports Woman of the Year award for the first time.
Submitted by editor on Thu, 10/26/2006 - 11:07.
Zohair Ammar, an Egyptian sport marketing expert, is in Namibia to conduct a sport marketing seminar for the Namibian National Olympic Committee (NNOC) affiliates on November 4 and 5.
Ammar, who is on his second visit to Namibia, would also help developmental programmes for the Namibia Volleyball Federation (NVF) on his two week visit to the country.