Top three Kenyan officials arrested

2016-08-27 10:23

Kenyan police have arrested the secretary-general of the country's Olympic committee in the wake of a series of scandals at the Rio Games.


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International Cycling

Contador crashes, Van Genechten wins stage

2016-08-26 19:11

Jonas Van Genechten timed his sprint perfectly to win Friday's stage seven of the Tour of Spain.

Rio Olympics 2016

Lochte handed sponsor lifeline

2016-08-26 13:01

A California company has thrown Ryan Lochte a lifeline after a slew of top sponsors abandoned the star.

International Cycling

Yates attacks to win Vuelta sixth stage

2016-08-25 21:30

Britain's Simon Yates claimed stage six of the Vuelta a Espana on Thursday with a gutsy solo attack for his first Grand Tour stage win.

International Athletics

Kenya sports minister wants Olympic committee disbanded

2016-08-25 17:16

Kenya's sports minister, under fire after a series of scandals at the Rio games, has announced the disbanding of the country's Olympic committee.

Rio Olympics 2016

Solo suspended over 'coward' comment

2016-08-25 10:32

Hope Solo was suspended on Wednesday for six months by US Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden at the Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016

Without Bolt, track and field starts life after Olympics

2016-08-24 22:47

As Usain Bolt parties in London, around 30 Olympic medalists have headed to Switzerland for the first major track and field meeting since the Rio Games.

International Athletics

Former head of Kenyan athletics dies amid corruption probe

2016-08-24 15:53

The former head of athletics in Kenya, under investigation for corruption and a doping cover up, has died.

Rio Olympics 2016

Graeme Joffe backs Viljoen in SASCOC spat

2016-08-24 13:05

Former TV and radio sports presenter Graeme Joffe has backed Rio silver medallist Sunette Viljoen in her fight for the best interests of her fellow athletes.

South Africa

Le Clos, Van der Burgh win double gold in Paris

2016-08-26 18:07

Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh have won gold on the first day of the Paris leg of the FINA World Cup.

South African Athletics

Viljoen finishes fifth in Lausanne

2016-08-26 10:34

South African javelin ace Sunette Viljoen has finished fifth in the Diamond League meet in Lausanne.

Rio Olympics 2016

Olympian sells Rio medal to save boy battling cancer

2016-08-25 18:20

Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, has auctioned off his Olympic silver medal this week to fund treatment for a three-year-old boy struck with cancer.

International Cycling

Kruijswijk out of Vuelta after crash

2016-08-25 11:37

Dutch rider Steven Kruijswijk has withdrawn from the Vuelta a Espana after suffering in a crash during Wednesday's fifth stage.

Rio Olympics 2016

Viljoen thanks SASCOC for swift payment

2016-08-25 10:20

SA javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen has confirmed that she has received the first part of her Olympic payment promised by SASCOC.

Rio Olympics 2016

16 striking images of the Rio Games

2016-08-24 20:18

Some of the world's best athletes during the Olympics captured by photographers at the Rio Games.

Rio Olympics 2016

SA athletes back Viljoen in SASCOC Rio-saga

2016-08-24 14:25

More South African Olympians have supported Sunette Viljoen after the South African javelin thrower hit out at SASCOC.

Rio Olympics 2016

Mbalula: Viljoen complains all the time

2016-08-24 08:59

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula says javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen "complains too much" and has a "lots of negative energy".

Rio Olympics 2016

Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic glory to jail for murder

2016-08-26 14:01

A timeline of events that followed Oscar Pistorius' shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.

Rio Olympics 2016

Lochte charged over false robbery claim

2016-08-26 07:03

The Brazilian authorities have charged US swimming star Ryan Lochte with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics.

Other Sport

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.

South African Cycling

Cape Epic gears up for change

2016-08-25 11:15

The Absa Cape Epic is taking steps to boost its development rider category to help nurture future mountain bike champions.

International Cycling

Meersman grabs second win at Vuelta

2016-08-24 20:00

Belgian Gianni Meersman won stage five of the Vuelta a Espana, his second victory after also triumphing on stage two.

Rio Olympics 2016

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo for 2020 Games

2016-08-24 20:18

The Olympic flag arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday as Japan's capital gears up to host the 2020 Games.

Other Sport

Brock Lesnar suspended over failed UFC drug tests

2016-08-24 15:10

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has been issued a temporary suspension over failed UFC drug tests.

Rio Olympics 2016

Wayde responds to SBW picture-gate

2016-08-24 07:20

Wayde van Niekerk has responded after news broke that he had a disagreement with SASCOC CEO Tubby Reddy over a social media picture.


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