ARTICLES RELATING TO OLYMPICS 2012

Games: 2yr recovery for army

2016-05-24 07:30

Britain's military will take two years to return to normal after being called upon to provide troops for the London Olympics.

Games memorabilia for sale

2016-05-24 04:30

The London Olympics may be over, but it's not too late to take home a national flag from the athletes' parade or a used javelin.

Olympics smash US TV records

2016-05-24 02:00

NBC's TV coverage of the Olympics was the most-watched television event in US history, attracting some 219.4 million viewers.

Olympic 2012 relay medals shake-up

2015-05-16 09:06

Trinidad and Tobago are to be awarded silver and France bronze for the 4x100m relay at the 2012 Olympics.

Royal honours for McCartney, McGregor

2012-12-30 14:00

Stella McCartney, actor Ewan McGregor, eccentric English singer Kate Bush, and Roald Dahl illustrator Quentin Blake are among the hundreds being honoured by Queen Elizabeth II.

Olympic Stadium closed

2012-11-07 20:26

London's Olympic Stadium will remain closed until at least August 2015, the authority responsible for its future says.

Voyeur at Olympics exposed

2012-09-17 21:45

A judge says a voyeur who snooped on members of China's Olympic swimming team risks being sent to prison if he transgresses again.

Thousands cheer UK Olympians in London

2012-09-10 16:21

Tens of thousands of Britons have taken to the streets of London to cheer Olympic and Paralympic athletes, celebrating a summer of spectacular sport.

Parents sue Olympic medallist

2012-09-08 07:58

The parents of Olympic gold medallist Tianna Madison have sued the US track star, saying she claimed they cheated her for money.

Parliament lauds Team SA

2012-08-28 20:04

Parliament has paid tribute to South Africa's athletes who participated in the recent 2012 London Olympic Games.

 

Closing ceremony draws 26.3m

2016-05-24 06:00

The BBC says its live television coverage of the Olympic closing ceremony peaked at 26.3 million viewers.

S Korea attacks 'biased' Games

2016-05-24 03:30

South Korea has taken a swipe at the London Olympics over alleged cases of biased refereeing, vowing to step up Seoul's influence.

Different Olympic ideals for SA sports stars

2015-12-15 13:57

Sy Lerman contrasts the different ways in which Olympic Games participation is viewed by South Africans.

Olympic James Bond parachutist killed

2013-08-15 11:17

The stuntman who amazed the world when he parachuted into the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony dressed as James Bond has died while wing-diving in Switzerland.

Federer targets 2016 Olympics

2012-12-06 21:46

Roger Federer says he won't play as often in the next few years and hopes to compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Wrestler stripped of medal

2012-11-07 19:02

The IOC has stripped a London Games bronze medal from an Uzbekistani wrestler because of a doping violation.

Obamas salute Team USA

2012-09-14 19:11

President Barack Obama gathered Team USA at the White House to hail the Olympians and Paralympians as conquering heroes.

London promises big finish

2012-09-08 15:58

London 2012 organisers have promised an emotional celebration to bid farewell as the curtain falls on the Olympics and Paralympics.

Le Clos: Gold was my destiny

2012-08-30 17:21

Beating United States swimmer Michael Phelps was his destiny, 200m butterfly Olympic gold winner Chad le Clos has said.

Sascoc not fit to run SA sport

2012-08-20 12:03

Graeme Joffe takes a hard look at whether the "Fat Cats" at SASCOC should be running sport in South Africa.

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