IOC face 'big communications job' as coronavirus jitters hit Olympics

2020-02-14 13:33

Olympic chiefs admit they face a "very big communications job" to soothe concerns over the coronavirus epidemic

Japan's Abe pledges anti-virus steps ahead of Olympics

2020-02-03 13:59

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed the outbreak of a new virus in neighbouring China will not have any impact on the Tokyo Olympics.

Mbappe dreams of 'Champions League, Euro 2020 and Olympic treble'

2020-01-21 06:56

Kylian Mbappe says he is dreaming of helping Paris Saint-Germain win a first Champions League trophy this year.

Scott won't rule out competing at 2020 Olympics

2019-12-27 13:22

Adam Scott won't rule out competing at the 2020 Olympics despite being against the idea that the sport returned to the global event.

Olympic ban looms for Russia after WADA panel ruling

2019-11-23 08:41

The prospect of Russia being banned from next year's Olympics loomed closer as a WADA recommended the country's drug-testing authority be declared non-compliant.

Airbnb becomes a leading Olympic partner to 2028

2019-11-18 14:40

Airbnb on Monday announced a nine-year deal to become a leading partner of the Olympics.

Australia men, Fiji women qualify for Tokyo Olympics

2019-11-09 20:34

Australia and Fiji have qualified for the men's and women's rugby sevens at the Tokyo Olympics next year.

Neethling tips SA swimmers to win medals at 2020 Olympics

2019-11-05 17:07

Former Olympic gold medalist Ryk Neethling believes the South African swimming team will win medals at next year's Tokyo Olympics.

Olympic marathon to be moved as Tokyo gives grudging support

2019-11-01 07:20

The 2020 Olympic marathon and race-walking will be moved to northern Japan over heat concerns after Tokyo's governor offered her reluctant support.

Russia anti-doping boss expects lengthy Olympic ban

2019-10-23 10:40

Russia's anti-doping chief is predicting a lengthy Olympic ban for the national squad.


Salah to have final say on Olympic involvement

2020-02-13 15:35

Egypt under-23 coach Shawky Gharib intends to include Mohamed Salah in the squad for the upcoming Olympics to take place in Tokyo, Japan.

Q&A | Luvo Manyonga reflects on 2019 and ahead to Tokyo

2020-01-28 16:33

Former world champion Luvo Manyonga is again expected to line up among the medal contenders in the men's long jump at the 2020 Games.

Dlamini's broken arm could 'seriously affect' his 2020 Olympic dream

2019-12-27 18:37

South African rider Nicholas Dlamini could miss next year's Tokyo Olympics after a SANParks official broke his arm in Cape Town.

Olympic chief says will "do everything" to ensure Russia at 2020 Games

2019-11-28 12:28

Russia's Olympic Committee will do all it can to ensure Russian athletes take part in the 2020 Games, its chief said

Superb Mokoena goal gives SA win in Olympics qualifier

2019-11-13 06:45

A brilliant Teboho Mokoena free-kick goal gave South Africa victory over the Ivory Coast in a 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games qualifier.

A million more Tokyo 2020 tickets on sale in new lottery

2019-11-08 12:31

Tokyo Olympics organisers will put around a million more tickets for the 2020 Games on sale this month.

Past Olympic hurdles champ aims for Tokyo

2019-11-05 08:59

American 100m hurdler Dawn Harper Nelson, the 2008 Olympic champion and 2012 Olympic runner-up, is training for next year's Olympics.

Hit by scandal, boxing trials new judging system for Olympics

2019-10-31 10:12

Olympic boxing officials said they were confident that a new judging system could improve transparency in the scandal-hit sport as it went on trial on Thursday ahead of next year's Tokyo Games.

Tokyo Olympics marathon to be moved to cooler Sapporo

2019-10-16 13:32

The marathon and race walks at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be moved to Sapporo where temperatures will be "significantly lower".

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.