The IOC will keep pushing for a lifetime on doping despite failing twice to keep drugs cheats from competing in the Olympics.
South Africans have united behind Olympic medal hopeful Caster Semenya as international speculation has resurfaced over her gender.
Wayde van Niekerk served notice that he means business in the hunt for 400m gold at the Rio Olympics.
Akani Simbine got the job done, but Henricho Bruintjies bombed out in the 100m heats at the Rio Olympics on Saturday.
South Africans on Twitter got behind Caster Semenya after a Sports Illustrated article questioned her ability to compete against women in Rio.
The battle to be crowned world's fastest man takes centre stage in Rio with Usain Bolt facing another showdown with Justin Gatlin.
Michelle Carter produced the shot put of her life with her last attempt to deprive New Zealander Valerie Adams a piece of Olympic history.
Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce launched her bid to become the first woman to win three Olympic 100 metres titles.
Athletics starts at the Rio Olympics on Friday on a mission to win back the faithful.
Usain Bolt will take centre-stage as the Olympic track and field begins, with the drug-tarnished sport seeking rebirth after a year of shame.
SA’s own 400m world champion Wayde van Niekerk is ready to bring home Olympic gold - but he won’t do it without his family.
As a dozen scantily clad Brazilian Samba dancers gyrated on to the stage, Usain Bolt was not about to be intimidated or upstaged. [VIDEO]
Only one sub-44 time posted in the men’s 400m this season but world champion Wayde van Niekerk believes more is on the way at the Olympics.
IAAF president Sebastian Coe has received death threats on the eve of the Olympics, believed to be linked to his decision to ban Russian athletes.
Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson and 400m hurdler Janieve Russell have been given until Aug. 8 to prove their fitness for the Olympics.