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.

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.


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.

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...

London looks back with pride

2012-08-14 14:00

London is nursing a collective hangove as it bades farewell to the Olympics and to thousands of athletes heading home.

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