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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.

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.

Caster looks the coolest woman in Rio

2016-08-19 08:31

Caster Semenya is not paying any attention to questions over her testosterone levels at the Rio Olympics.

Viljoen's silver banishes London demons

2016-08-19 07:00

Sunette Viljoen's silver medal at the Rio Olympics means she can finally move on from the disappointment of London 2012.

SA on track for 10 medals

2016-08-18 19:22

Henri Schoeman's Olympic bronze medal in the triathlon on Thursday means that Team South Africa is on course to win 10 medals.

Hartley in tears after missing Rio final

2016-08-17 19:12

South Africa's Bridgitte Hartley was in tears after she raced to 5th place in her 500m sprint semi-final in Rio.

 

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.

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.

Viljoen SA's first female medallist in Rio

2016-08-19 08:31

Sunette Viljoen has become South Africa's first female medallist of the Rio Olympics, winning silver in the javelin.

Sick Schoeman in disbelief after bronze

2016-08-18 20:41

South Africa's unexpected medallist in the men's triathlon in Rio on Thursday almost didn't race because of illness.

Olympic stomach upsets may be 'leaky gut syndrome'

2016-08-18 10:25

According to a gastro-intestinal expert, the combination of intense physical exertion and warm environments at the Olympic Games could be antagonising 'leaky gut' in athletes.

Low-key start for Caster as press behaves

2016-08-17 18:36

The first of three races is over for South African Caster Semenya, who is keeping her media commitments to a minimum in Rio.

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