Caster to wait for CAS verdict over 2012 Olympic gold

2017-12-06 23:40

Caster Semenya has to wait on the CAS verdict on Russia's Mariya Savinova to be officially awarded 2012 Olympic gold medal.

USA swimmers robbed at gunpoint

2016-08-14 22:00

The US Olympic Committee says Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers were robbed by armed men who stopped their taxi.

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.


Russian doper banned, Semenya in line for Olympic gold

2017-02-10 14:47

Russian runner Maria Savinova was stripped of her 2012 Olympic gold medal for doping, putting Caster Semenya in line to become a two-time champion.

Venus breaks her Rio duck

2016-08-11 21:16

Venus Williams finally broke her Rio duck when she teamed with Rajeev Ram to reach the Olympic Games mixed doubles second round.

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.

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