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LA agrees to host 2028 Games, Paris set for 2024

2017-08-01 10:47

Los Angeles has announced its intent to host the 2028 Olympics, paving the way for Paris to host in 2024 in a deal hailed as a win-win-win for both cities.

Paris, LA both poised to win race to host Games

2017-07-11 10:48

The International Olympic Committee is poised to hand the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games to Paris and Los Angeles in a landmark double hosting deal.

Budapest bid chief slams Olympics withdrawal

2017-02-23 18:38

The chief of Budapest's Olympics bid committee has deplored the capital's withdrawal from the race to host the 2024 Games.

Trump backs LA bid for 2024 Olympics

2016-11-25 11:26

US President-elect Donald Trump has offered his support to Los Angeles's bid to host the 2024 Olympics.

Coe backs Brisbane bid for 2028 Olympics

2016-10-22 08:48

IAAF president Lord Sebastian Coe has described a potential Brisbane bid to host the 2028 Olympics as "a very attractive proposition."

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.

 

SABC, SuperSport given Olympic TV rights until 2024

2017-07-11 12:49

The IOC has awarded the Olympic Games broadcasting rights for SA to the SABC and SuperSport for the next two Summer and Winter Olympic Games'.

Fredericks turns himself over to IOC ethics commission

2017-03-03 19:38

Former Olympic sprinter Frankie Fredericks has turned himself over to the IOC ethics commission.

Semenya to be retrospectively awarded gold

2017-02-12 08:40

The decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to ban Russia’s Mariya Savinova-Farnosova means Caster Semenya is in line to become SA’s greatest athlete.

Oldest living Olympian dies at 104

2016-10-22 20:45

Simone Schaller, an American hurdler who competed at the 1932 and 1936 Games - and who was believed to be the oldest living Olympian - has died.

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.

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