Nick Mallett and Naas Botha will resume their studio duties in due course after it was found that there was no underlying racism that led to the on-air incident involving Ashwin Willemse on 19 May.
The probe into the SuperSport studio walkout saga has been extended until 18 June in order to allow Ashwin Willemse to testify.
SuperSport CEO Gideon Khobane says the incident involving Ashwin Willemse was not a racially motivated issue.
The Saru Sacos Legends have thrown their support behind Ashwin Willemse after his walkout during a live SuperSport broadcast.
South Africa’s sports minister Tokozile Xasa says SuperSport must suspend Nick Mallett and Naas Botha during its investigation into an incident involving Ashwin Willemse.
SuperSport has agreed to waive the Super Rugby, Currie Cup and Springbok radio broadcast rights fees for the SABC. This follows the national broadcaster’s statement that it was unlikely to produce live radio broadcasts of the tournament due to financial challenges. ‘Frankly, it wasn’t a difficult discussion,’ SuperSport chief executive Gideon Khobane said. ‘We know and understand the realities of South… Read more →