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16 days ago
IOC to keep pushing for doping lifetime ban
IOC to keep pushing for doping lifetime ban

The IOC will keep pushing for a lifetime on doping despite failing twice to keep drugs cheats from competing in the Olympics.

16 days ago
#HandsOffCasterSemenya says SA
#HandsOffCasterSemenya says SA

South Africans have united behind Olympic medal hopeful Caster Semenya as international speculation has resurfaced over her gender.

16 days ago
Wayde holds his fire for the final
Wayde holds his fire for the final

Wayde van Niekerk served notice that he means business in the hunt for 400m gold at the Rio Olympics.

16 days ago
Smooth Simbine in semis, Bolt entertains
Smooth Simbine in semis, Bolt entertains

Akani Simbine got the job done, but Henricho Bruintjies bombed out in the 100m heats at the Rio Olympics on Saturday.

17 days ago
#HandsOffCaster: SA gets behind Caster Semenya
#HandsOffCaster: SA gets behind Caster Semenya
Olympics

South Africans on Twitter got behind Caster Semenya after a Sports Illustrated article questioned her ability to compete against women in Rio.

17 days ago
'Good v Evil' again as Bolt, Gatlin ready for 100m duel
'Good v Evil' again as Bolt, Gatlin ready for 100m duel
Olympics

The battle to be crowned world's fastest man takes centre stage in Rio with Usain Bolt facing another showdown with Justin Gatlin.

17 days ago
PICS: Carter snatches shot put gold from Valerie Adams
PICS: Carter snatches shot put gold from Valerie Adams
Olympics

Michelle Carter produced the shot put of her life with her last attempt to deprive New Zealander Valerie Adams a piece of Olympic history.

17 days ago
Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce embarks on triple quest
Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce embarks on triple quest
Olympics

Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce launched her bid to become the first woman to win three Olympic 100 metres titles.

18 days ago
Athletics looks to clean up in Rio
Athletics looks to clean up in Rio
Olympics

Athletics starts at the Rio Olympics on Friday on a mission to win back the faithful.

19 days ago
Bolt the saviour as athletics seeks redemption
Bolt the saviour as athletics seeks redemption
Olympics

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.

19 days ago
PICS: Wayde flies 10 family members to Rio
PICS: Wayde flies 10 family members to Rio
Olympics

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.

20 days ago
PICS: Samba-dancing Bolt steals the show
PICS: Samba-dancing Bolt steals the show
Olympics

As a dozen scantily clad Brazilian Samba dancers gyrated on to the stage, Usain Bolt was not about to be intimidated or upstaged. [VIDEO]

20 days ago
More is on the way, says van Niekerk
More is on the way, says van Niekerk
Olympics

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.

25 days ago
IAAF chief received death threats
IAAF chief received death threats
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.

28 days ago
Jamaican medal contenders have to prove fitness
Jamaican medal contenders have to prove fitness
Olympics

Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson and 400m hurdler Janieve Russell have been given until Aug. 8 to prove their fitness for the Olympics.

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