Russian swimmer to appeal Rio ban

2016-07-25 20:48

A Russian swimmer who has been banned from competing at the Rio Olympics will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).


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Namajunas or Kowalkiewicz? Who gets the next UFC title shot

2016-07-25 21:54

The co-main event of UFC 201 pits two top strawweight contenders against one another with the winner most likely to get a crack at the title.

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Athlete alleges kidnap in Rio

2016-07-25 17:33

A New Zealand athlete living in Rio de Janeiro has accused armed police of kidnapping him and forcing him to withdraw money from an ATM.

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UFC: Shevchenko vows revenge on Nunes

2016-07-25 16:40

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ITF: Russians can compete in Olympic tennis

2016-07-25 14:22

The International Tennis Federation has confirmed that Russian tennis players have been given the green light to compete at the Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016

Team SA move into Athletes' Village at Rio

2016-07-25 10:21

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Rio Olympics 2016

Ghana's first Olympic swimmers issue a warning

2016-07-25 10:50

Ghana's global reputation in sport is football but two swimmers want to change that when they become the nation's first Olympic swimmers.

Rio Olympics 2016

Golf looks to emerging market growth

2016-07-25 10:21

Golf's return to the Olympics after 112 years may not be as triumphant as many in the sport hoped.

Rio Olympics 2016

Bouchard commits to Rio

2016-07-24 23:30

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard has confirmed she will partake in the Rio Olympic Games next month.

Rio Olympics 2016

Relief, outrage after IOC 'passes buck' on Russia

2016-07-25 18:37

Russia breathed a sigh of relief after the IOC declined to impose a blanket ban on its competitors at the Rio Games over state-run doping.

Rio Olympics 2016

Team SA settling in well

2016-07-25 17:20

Contrary to various media reports that the athletes village in Rio de Janeiro is ‘unlivable’, Team South Africa has settled in well.

Rio Olympics 2016

Paulse slams Khune's Olympic selection

2016-07-25 14:25

Ajax Cape Town striker Nathan Paulse has slammed the selection of Itumeleng Khune in South Africa's Olympic squad, writes Baden Gillion.

Rio Olympics 2016

Kerber confirms Olympic participation

2016-07-25 12:56

Angelique Kerber has confirmed that her Rio Olympic Games participation in August is not in danger despite being forced to pull out of the Bastad Open.

Rio Olympics 2016

IOC bows to Putin and Russian dopers

2016-07-25 10:51

Column: IOC bows to Putin and blows a chance to make a statement on doping.

Rio Olympics 2016

IOC stop short of complete ban on Russians

2016-07-25 10:51

Olympic leaders gave individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete next month's Rio Games.

Rio Olympics 2016

Oz 'disappointed' at Russia decision

2016-07-25 09:02

The Australian government voiced disappointment on Monday with the IOC's failure to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016

Russia hails IOC rejection of Rio ban

2016-07-24 23:30

Russia hailed an "objective" decision by the International Olympic Committee not to ban its entire team from next month's Rio Games.

Rio Olympics 2016

FINA bans seven Russian swimmers from Rio

2016-07-25 17:42

Swimming's world governing body banned seven Russians from competing at the Rio Olympics in the fallout from Russia's state-run doping.

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AIBA denies bid to take over boxing

2016-07-25 16:33

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has denied accusations it is trying to take over the sport.

Rio Olympics 2016

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2016-07-25 13:26

Caster Semenya is being heavily favoured to bring home a gold medal for South Africa at the Rio Olympics.

South African Athletics

Seventh for Bieldt as SA return with 3 medals

2016-07-25 11:50

Taylon Bieldt delivered another fine performance on Sunday, bringing SA's campaign to a close at the IAAF World U-20 Championships.

Rio Olympics 2016

Top athletes who have pulled out of the Olympics

2016-06-22 12:38

The Rio Olympics has seen some of the big names opt out of the global tournament, which will begin in August.

Rio Olympics 2016

Japan schoolgirl swimmer set to melt hearts in Rio

2016-07-25 10:50

Japanese schoolgirl Rikako Ikee, who burst into tears on qualifying for the Olympics, is set to make a big splash in Rio.

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Froome makes emotional victory speech

2016-07-24 23:30

After the beer and champagne celebrations, Chris Froome delivered a sobering and emotional message from the Tour de France winner's podium.

Rio Olympics 2016

Ill Quintana to miss Rio Olympics

2016-07-24 23:30

Colombian cycling star Nairo Quintana will miss the Olympic Games in Rio next month.


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