ARTICLES RELATING TO OLYMPICS 2016

Rio 2016 organisers unveil Olympic torch

2015-07-04 09:04

Rio de Janeiro organisers unveiled the Olympic torch for the 2016 Games, saying it brings together "movement, innovation and Brazilian flavour."

USA sevens heading for Rio

2015-06-15 15:12

The USA booked their spots in both the men's and women's sevens at the Rio Olympics with dominant wins in regional qualifying.

'Stiga' urges caution over SA U23 hopes

2015-06-15 12:29

Stanton Fredericks insists that it is unfair to put too much pressure on Amaglug-glug to qualify for the Olympics.

Zimbabwe association in turmoil?

2015-06-11 10:15

Owen Da Gama's Amaglug-glug may have a walk-over in their Olympic qualifier against their Zimbabwe counterparts.

All Black turns back on Olympics chances

2015-04-15 07:07

Kieran Read has turned down the opportunity to play sevens rugby for New Zealand at the Olympics.

Dates set for Olympic Sevens

2015-03-26 11:01

Rugby sevens will make its Olympic Games debut on August 6, 2016 after the Organising Committee released the competition schedule .

Wie targets competing at Rio Olympics

2015-03-03 15:32

Michelle Wie will spend the next 18 months chasing a dream -- competing at a Summer Olympics.

Rio's dirty water in question

2015-02-24 16:02

IOC members will meet in Rio de Janeiro to understand if its waters are not completely clean for the sailing events in 2016.

No 'Plan B' for Rio sailing

2015-01-28 14:52

Rio Olympics 2016 organizers say sailing and windsurfing events will not be switched from Guanabara Bay.

Senatla deserves Olympic shot

2015-01-15 15:19

Maestro says Seabelo Senatla would like nothing better than to win an Olympic gold with the Sevens team.

 

Zlatan in line for Olympic dream

2015-06-25 13:26

PSG's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be set to turn out for Sweden at the 2016 Olympics.

SA U23 making progress - Dolly

2015-06-15 14:23

Amaglug-glug star Keagan Dolly says their is enough evidence to prove that SA U23 side are making good progress.

More than just talent needed at U23 level

2015-06-11 12:51

Stanton Fredericks insists that the national under-23 side will need more than individual talent to make it to the Olympics.

Soccer to star at Rio 2016?

2015-05-15 10:09

Soccer may finally get its turn to shine at the Olympics, could be one of the main attractions at 2016 Olympic Games.

No British teams at Rio Games

2015-03-31 09:51

There will be no repeat of the united British football teams from the 2012 Olympics at next year's Games in Rio de Janeiro.

FIFA picks Rio Olympic venues

2015-03-17 09:56

FIFA withdrew its objection to Manaus and chose the Amazon jungle city to host matches at the 2016 Olympics.

Team GB to play at the Olympics

2015-03-03 11:05

The English FA plans to send men's and women's Great Britain teams to the Olympics Games in Rio next year.

Manaus to host Olympic football?

2015-02-13 10:03

The jungle city of Manaus added to proposed host cities for football matches in 2016 Olympic games.

Neymar eyes Olympic glory

2015-01-28 12:58

Barcelona star Neymar is gunning for Olympic glory with Brazil to make up for last year's World Cup disappointment.

Rio 2016 mascots named

2014-12-15 09:17

The mascots for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be named 'Tom' and 'Vinicius', organisers announced.

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