Olympic medallist Sunette Viljoen has not backed down on her assertions that she and other athletes are treated shabbily.
“Here is OUR medal. WE made it!” That is how Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya paid tribute to South Africans after winning gold at the Rio Games.
Ruth Beitia leapt into the Rio night to win Spain’s first Olympic gold in women’s athletics and claim her first crown aged 37.
400m champion and world record-holder Wayde van Niekerk, expressed his delight on Twitter after watching Semenya grab gold.
Finishing third in the men’s triathlon, Henri Schoeman became South Africa’s first swim-bike-run event medallist at the Olympics.
Usain Bolt vowed to go for a world record in the 200m final after Jamaican compatriot Elaine Thompson completed a stunning women's sprint double.
Minister Susan Shabangu says Caster Semenya "winning in the face of great adversity" is a demonstration of her strength of character.
Russia's Darya Klishina booked a place in the Olympic long jump final, keeping alive her country's slim hopes of an athletics medal in Rio.
Sunette Viljoen may only be ranked sixth in 2016, but she proved that she is a serious contender for a javelin medal in.
It was a night to forget for SA 400m hurdles champions LJ van Zyl and Wenda Nel, who were both knocked out in the semi-finals.
"Caster is Mokgadi" was written by Jackie Mondi who got the thumbs up from the phenomenal athlete herself.
Wayde’s mother, Odessa Swarts, said it was God’s plan that she had raised a record-breaking athlete instead of being an Olympian herself.
Moments before he took the leap that took his life full circle, Luvo Manyonga looked up to the heavens and remembered.
Win or lose, Usain Bolt was always going to dominate the headlines, but Wayde van Niekerk offered his embattled sport some hope for the future.
The Olympics is going to miss the Lightning Bolt pose that has lit up the last three Games at a time when athletics desperately needs a hero.