Tokyo 2020 to deploy facial recognition

2018-08-07 10:42

Hundreds of thousands of Tokyo 2020 athletes, staff and reporters will be scanned by cutting-edge facial recognition technology in an Olympic Games first.

Tokyo preps for sweltering 2020 Olympics

2018-07-20 09:14

A heatwave in Japan that has killed more than a dozen people is reviving concerns about the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Japan condom makers hope for 2020 Olympic lift

2018-03-21 08:23

Japanese condom makers are ramping up preparations ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, seeing an opportunity to showcase their world-record ultra-thin products.

Curling up to watch the skeletons

2018-01-14 06:06

It’s just less than four weeks until the start of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and I have to say, I can’t wait, writes Nicki Gules.

IOC chief stresses cost cuts during Tokyo visit

2017-06-28 09:28

IOC vice-president John Coates kicked off a three-day evaluation of Tokyo's preparations for the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday by emphasizing the need to cut costs

Macron vows full backing for Paris 2024 bid

2017-05-14 21:54

Emmanuel Macron promised full and enthusiastic support for Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, following his inauguration as French president.

Police raid Kenya Olympic headquarters

2016-08-27 16:38

Kenyan police raided the country's Olympic headquarters on Saturday probing a corruption scam from the Rio Games.

Sport24 in Rio: 8 top Olympic moments

2016-08-23 20:23

Lloyd Burnard, Sport24's correspondent at the 2016 Olympics, walks us through his highlights of the Games.

Stronger Caster not the young girl she was

2016-08-20 09:03

Caster Semenya is in a strong frame of mind ahead of her women's 800m final at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Viljoen's touching message of support from son

2016-08-19 09:58

SA's silver medallist Sunette Viljoen has described the touching message she received from her son ahead of the javelin final.

 

Tokyo 2020 triathlon to start early to beat the heat

2018-08-02 13:04

Triathlon events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be staged on the large man-made island of Odaiba in Tokyo Bay and will start early in the morning to counter the heat.

A US Olympic medalist is switching to Hungary – because unlike America, it will fund his training

2018-05-02 08:39

John-Henry Krueger won a silver medal for the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics, but now he has switched national allegiances to Hungary due to the expenses involved in training for the Olympics.

Five-year-old amputee sets her sights on the Olympic Games

2018-01-19 15:14

"She’s our little star."

IOC leaves weightlifting at risk of Olympic snub

2017-12-07 09:57

The IOC has left weightlifting at risk of being cut from the 2024 Olympics.

McDonald's shuts up shop on Olympic support

2017-06-16 18:52

McDonald's has ended its longtime Olympic sponsorship dating back to 1976, the International Olympic Committee announced.

10 SA female Paralympians who achieved glory despite the odds

2016-09-18 12:08

South Africa’s 2016 female Paralympians are the ideal embodiment of girl power.

Kuwait sacks heads of Olympic committee, football federation

2016-08-25 17:40

Kuwait announced Thursday that it had sacked the board of directors of both its Olympic committee and football association.

Caster: Wise move to ditch 400m

2016-08-21 15:25

Caster Semenya says her gold medal in the women's 800m in Rio justifies her decision to pull out of the 400m.

Sam outlines Team SA plans for Tokyo 2020

2016-08-20 07:00

SASCOC president Gideon Sam has a lot to smile about after the 2016 Rio Olympics, but there is a long way to go.

Caster 'deserves to win gold'

2016-08-19 09:58

Team South Africa need just one more medal to reach 10 in Rio, and it will in all likelihood come from Caster Semenya.

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