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.

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.

Chad 'swoonworthy' Olympian

2012-08-16 14:43

Chad le Clos may have won gold in London, but will have to settle for second place in a survey of "swoonworthy" Olympians.

African Olympians still AWOL

2012-08-15 20:00

Thousands of Olympians have returned to their homelands after the end of the Olympics - but more than a dozen Africans have not.

No lighthouse for SA winners?

2012-08-15 12:24

SA's London Olympics gold medallists had to "settle" for R400 000, but that doesn't quite match up to Trinidad & Tobago's offering...


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.


President of Sascoc Gideon Sam congratulated all SA's Olympic athletes on a job well done and encouraged them to start planning for the 2016 games in Rio at a gala dinner held in Cape Town.

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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.

David Beckham worth more after Olympics

2012-08-15 22:34

David Beckham is expected to bank a fortune in the next year thanks to his involvement in the 2012 London Olympic Games and its opening ceremony.

Kiprotich gets $80 000 for gold

2012-08-15 18:20

Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich from Uganda has received $80 000, while his parents have been promised a house.

Ryan Lochte lands first TV role

2012-08-15 10:09

Olympic gold medal swimmer Ryan Lochte, who emerged as one of the hottest new stars from the London Games, has signed on for his first acting role on 90210 .

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