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.

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.

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.

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...

 

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.

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SA's Olympic athletes honoured

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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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.

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.

Hartley's bronze SA's best?

2012-08-14 17:24

Canoeing world champion Hank McGregor says kayaker Bridgitte Hartley's bronze medal at the Olympics was arguably SA's best.

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