When Bridgitte Hartley paddles her last Olympic race on Thursday she will do so knowing that just reaching Rio was a massive achievement.
Chad le Clos became South Africa's most decorated Olympian when he won the fourth medal of his career at the Rio Olympics.
The New York Yankees will release Alex Rodriguez, one of the greatest players of his generation and one of baseball's most polarizing figures.
The second day of the Olympic rowing regatta was called off on Sunday due to problems caused by rough weather, organisers said.
What a comeback by Chad le Clos! The South African dead-heated with Michael Phelps and Laszlo Cseh ...
Shaun Keeling and Lawrence Brittain won SA's third silver medal of the 2016 Olympics, producing a superb last 500m in the Mens Pairs.
Chad le Clos wants to prove that London 2012 was no fluke as he looks to deny the greatest Olympian ever, writes Lungani Zama.
Cameron van der Burgh overcame debilitating nerves to salvage a praiseworthy 100m breaststroke Olympic silver medal in Rio de Janeiro.
The grandmother of British swimmer Adam Peaty has become a champion tweeter as she gushes about his achievements.
A nervous demeanour from the day dissipated as Cameron van der Burgh won his second Olympic 100m breaststroke medal.
Tempers frayed at the Olympics as athletes tore into two-time doping offender Yulia Efimova after she won her breaststroke semi-final.
Michael Phelps picked up his 19th gold medal on a second night of world records in the Olympic pool.
Swimming's world governing body FINA has allowed Russian swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev to compete at the Rio Olympics.
Just two months after winning her first Comrades Marathon title, Charne Bosman is already thinking about strategies that ...
Chad le Clos's much-anticipated re-match with Michael Phelps in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic pool is clouded by a family health scare.