SASCOC advises athletes on Zika virus

2016-02-11 16:09

SASCOC will be monitoring developments regarding the outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil, the host of the 2016 Olympics.

Da Gama keeping an eye on all players

2016-01-20 17:45

Owen Da Gama, has had a busy start to 2016 as he prepares for the highly anticipated Olympic Games to be held in Rio De Janeiro.

Olympic record doesn't help SA Hockey

2015-12-18 13:31

A look at South African hockey's record at the Olympics suggests they weren't going to be medal contenders at Rio 2016.

Gary Player’s Olympic dream duo

2015-11-22 15:30

The duo of Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace will be looking to Gary Player to guide them to gold in Rio next year.

Habana set for mentorship role

2015-11-05 11:36

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell is expecting Bryan Habana to provide a major boost to his side's Olympic chances.

Thorpe wants to braai with Chad's dad

2015-11-03 17:01

Australian swimming legend Ian Thorpe says that Chad le Clos is one of his favourite swimmers to watch.

Banyana qualify for Rio Olympics

2015-10-19 08:12

The South African senior women’s national team, Banyana Banyana, have qualified for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

Rio Olympic golf course set for test run

2015-09-17 13:16

Olympic golf course to get first test in March in 1-day exhibition with 6-8 top players lining up.

Ozil's Olympic dream

2015-09-03 08:39

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil is dreaming of helping Germany win Olympic gold at Rio de Janeiro 2016 next year.

Jim Furyk eyes Olympic spot

2015-08-19 17:00

Jim Furyk has a shot at being included in the US team that will tee off as golf returns at the 2016 Olympic games.


Wozniacki to carry Denmark Olympic flag

2016-02-06 15:57

Caroline Wozniacki has been chosen to be Denmark's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Felix training for 200m, 400m Olympic double

2015-12-19 10:14

American sprinter Allyson Felix's training is all geared toward the finish line in the 200m and 400m at the Rio Olympics.

No Rio Olympics for SA women's Sevens

2015-12-16 21:19

SARU has confirmed that the Springbok Women Sevens team would not be competing at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Russian athletes to compete under Olympic flag?

2015-11-17 18:11

The chances of Russian athletes competing under the Olympic flag in Rio are "total speculation" the IOC says.

Senatla welcomes Bok stars

2015-11-04 14:14

Seabelo Senatla has welcomed the addition of some big name players to the Springboks Sevens side this season.

Olympic gold medalist receives doping ban

2015-10-28 17:01

London Olympic kayak gold medalist, Australian Tate Smith has received a 2-year doping ban.

Coach has high regard for SA rowers

2015-10-13 16:00

SA rowing coach Roger Barrow expects a lot from his rowers at next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Chad wants to be best butterfly swimmer ever

2015-09-04 13:22

Chad le Clos will be doing some soul-searching as he looks to eliminate distractions in his pursuit of butterfly greatness.

Bolt mulls Rio retirement segue

2015-08-28 15:01

Usain Bolt said he might end his glittering career at next year's Olympics after he completed a world sprint double in Beijing.

Hartley paddles for Rio spot

2015-08-19 15:27

Bridgitte Hartley will paddle for a qualifying spot at the Rio Olympics when she participates in the Canoe Sprint World Championships.

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