ARTICLES RELATING TO OLYMPICS

Bolt continues quest as Taylor, Perkovic retain titles

2016-08-16 18:42

Usain Bolt took the next step in his quest for a "triple triple" of sprint golds as Christian Taylor and Sandra Perkovic both retained their Olympic crowns.

SA's Simbine makes 100m final

2016-08-15 03:15

South Africa's Akani Simbine will line up alongside Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin in the final of the 100m in Rio.

Rose wins golf gold for Great Britain

2016-08-14 21:55

Britain's Justin Rose outdueled Sweden's Henrik Stenson in a tension-packed final-round thriller to win the first Olympic golf gold medal in 112 years.

Nishikori, Murray march into quarters

2016-08-12 07:01

Kei Nishikori sailed into the quarter-finals of the men's tennis singles at the Rio Olympics, beating Slovakia's Andrej Martin in straight sets.

Chad le Clos eases into 100m fly semis

2016-08-11 19:37

Chad le Clos put the disappointment of missing out on a medal in the 200m butterfly final by easing into the semi-finals of the 100m butterfly.

Caster Semenya pulls out of 400m

2016-08-06 00:57

South Africa's Caster Semenya will not compete in the 400m at the Rio Olympics in order to focus on her specialist 800m event.

4 countries that were once banned from the Olympics

2016-06-21 19:56

Russia is not the only country to be barred from the Olympics. Here are four countries that were once banned from participating.

Le Clos on the right path to Rio

2016-04-13 10:17

South African superstar Chad le Clos believes he is on track for another successful Olympic Games in Rio this year.

Stormers get De Jongh, Kolbe boost

2016-02-01 12:25

The Stormers are set to be boosted by the return of Blitzbok duo Cheslin Kolbe and Juan de Jongh.

ICC to push for Olympic spot?

2015-07-15 08:06

The Marylebone Cricket Club has urged the sport's ruling body to try to get the game's Twenty20 format into the Olympics.

 

SA athletes back to Earth with a bump

2016-08-15 21:08

After the highs of Wayde van Niekerk's gold in the 400m, the SA athletes in action on Monday at the Rio Olympics had little to cheer about.

Felix coasts into 400m final

2016-08-15 02:55

US track star Allyson Felix cruised into the final of the women's 400m after topping qualifying times.

MMA heads hopeful Olympics lockout will end

2016-08-14 02:38

Are the Olympics ready for MMA?

Tough day in Rio for South African golfers

2016-08-11 21:39

Jaco van Zyl and Brandon Stone endured a torrid time in the opening round of the Rio Olympic Games on Thursday.

WATCH: Rose hits first 'ace' in Olympic history

2016-08-11 18:15

Great Britain's Justin Rose has become the first golfer to hit a hole-in-one at the Olympics.

Chad le Clos' parents fighting cancer

2016-07-11 12:43

South African swimming superstar Chad le Clos has confirmed that both his parents are battling cancer.

Hockey folly: Shame on SASCOC

2016-05-05 12:33

With Rio 2016 a mere three months away, SASCOC has still not budged with regard to our men's and women's hockey teams.

Poll finds locals back LA 2024 bid

2016-02-24 15:19

A poll has found that 88% of Angelenos support Los Angeles hosting the 2024 Olympics.

Frisbee gets Olympic nod

2015-08-02 19:25

The sport of flying disc, commonly known as "frisbee", has been officially recognised as an Olympic sport by the International Olympic Committee.

Boost for SA 2024 Games bid

2014-12-09 14:09

An African bid to stage the Olympic Games for the first time will get widespread sympathy in the IOC after its new reforms.

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