ARTICLES RELATING TO OLYMPICS 2016

Russian swimmer to appeal Rio ban

2016-07-25 20:48

A Russian swimmer who has been banned from competing at the Rio Olympics will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

FINA bans seven Russian swimmers from Rio

2016-07-25 17:42

Swimming's world governing body banned seven Russians from competing at the Rio Olympics in the fallout from Russia's state-run doping.

Dolly targets Olympics semi-finals

2016-07-25 16:30

Bafana Bafana playmaker Keagan Dolly says his team's first goal is to make it out of the group stages at the Rio Olympic Games.

ITF: Russians can compete in Olympic tennis

2016-07-25 14:22

The International Tennis Federation has confirmed that Russian tennis players have been given the green light to compete at the Rio Olympics.

IOC stop short of complete ban on Russians

2016-07-25 10:51

Olympic leaders gave individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete next month's Rio Games.

Ghana's first Olympic swimmers issue a warning

2016-07-25 10:50

Ghana's global reputation in sport is football but two swimmers want to change that when they become the nation's first Olympic swimmers.

Golf looks to emerging market growth

2016-07-25 10:21

Golf's return to the Olympics after 112 years may not be as triumphant as many in the sport hoped.

Oz 'disappointed' at Russia decision

2016-07-25 09:02

The Australian government voiced disappointment on Monday with the IOC's failure to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics.

Bouchard commits to Rio

2016-07-24 23:30

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard has confirmed she will partake in the Rio Olympic Games next month.

Rio athletes village a shambles

2016-07-24 19:29

Australian athletes will not move into their rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics until serious plumbing, electrical and cleaning problems are fixed.

 

Relief, outrage after IOC 'passes buck' on Russia

2016-07-25 18:37

Russia breathed a sigh of relief after the IOC declined to impose a blanket ban on its competitors at the Rio Games over state-run doping.

Athlete alleges kidnap in Rio

2016-07-25 17:33

A New Zealand athlete living in Rio de Janeiro has accused armed police of kidnapping him and forcing him to withdraw money from an ATM.

Paulse slams Khune's Olympic selection

2016-07-25 14:25

Ajax Cape Town striker Nathan Paulse has slammed the selection of Itumeleng Khune in South Africa's Olympic squad, writes Baden Gillion.

Kerber confirms Olympic participation

2016-07-25 12:56

Angelique Kerber has confirmed that her Rio Olympic Games participation in August is not in danger despite being forced to pull out of the Bastad Open.

IOC bows to Putin and Russian dopers

2016-07-25 10:51

Column: IOC bows to Putin and blows a chance to make a statement on doping.

Japan schoolgirl swimmer set to melt hearts in Rio

2016-07-25 10:50

Japanese schoolgirl Rikako Ikee, who burst into tears on qualifying for the Olympics, is set to make a big splash in Rio.

Team SA move into Athletes' Village at Rio

2016-07-25 10:21

See how Team South Africa competitors have landed into Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Russia hails IOC rejection of Rio ban

2016-07-24 23:30

Russia hailed an "objective" decision by the International Olympic Committee not to ban its entire team from next month's Rio Games.

Ill Quintana to miss Rio Olympics

2016-07-24 23:30

Colombian cycling star Nairo Quintana will miss the Olympic Games in Rio next month.

Russia escape blanket Olympics ban

2016-07-24 16:54

The International Olympic Committee has decided against a complete ban on Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics.

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