Celebrity rugby writer Mark Keohane resigned suddenly on Friday as spokesperson of South Africa’s Olympic team – hours after City Press confronted him with allegations of drug abuse and sexual harassment.
If this is all true it would be a sad end to an exceptional career. I don’t like the guy much but he sure has a nose for a rugby story. Often,when I was still young, I used to read his school rugby reports for Cape Town northern suburbs teams.
Some of Keohane’s former female employees have claimed that he sexually harassed them, suffered from “sad, gross cocaine addiction” and used prostitutes.
Over the past two years, several women have approached the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), claiming he dismissed them unfairly.
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