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.


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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.

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Jordanian runner beaten by stray dog in Rio

2016-08-22 20:14

Amid celebrations for the end of the Rio Olympics, few spared a thought for Jordan's Methkal Abu Drais.

Rio Olympics 2016

Chased by controversy: A timeline of Caster Semenya's career

2016-08-21 19:57

A timeline of Caster Semenya's career, who since making her international debut seven years ago sparked sensitive controversy.

Rio Olympics 2016

Brownlee aiming for triathlon treble in Tokyo

2016-08-23 19:47

Alistair Brownlee is confident of competing for a third triathlon gold at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo following his back-to-back triumphs in London and Rio.

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GB athlete admits it's 'difficult' to race Semenya

2016-08-22 10:58

Great British athlete, Lynsey Sharp, admitted after Caster Semenya’s 800m win that it was difficult to race against the South African.

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Brave April earns commendable marathon finish

2016-08-21 17:11

South Africa's Lusapho April has finished in commendable position in the marathon at the Rio Olympics.

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Ethiopia pledges safe return for protest runner

2016-08-23 09:46

Ethiopia's government vowed that Olympic silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa had nothing to fear upon returning home after staging a protest.

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SASCOC boss upset at Wayde over SBW pic

2016-08-22 07:46

SASCOC CEO Tubby Reddy reportedly hit out at Wayde van Niekerk after he posed in a picture with rugby star Sonny Bill Williams.

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Caster: Wise move to ditch 400m

2016-08-21 15:25

Caster Semenya says her gold medal in the women's 800m in Rio justifies her decision to pull out of the 400m.

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400m World Champion Wayde van Niekerk sent a special message to all South African fans back home supporting the team at the Rio Olympics.

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Caster thanks SA for love and support

2016-08-21 13:07

Caster Semenya, South Africa's latest gold medal winner at the Rio Olympics, took to social media to thank her legion of fans for their love and support.

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Mbalula congratulates Semenya on Rio gold

2016-08-21 11:32

Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, has congratulated Caster Semenya on yet another historical achievement at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016

'Mighty Mo' seals distance double

2016-08-21 04:11

Britain's Mo Farah became the first man since 1976 to retain two Olympic distance titles when he raced to victory in the 5 000m on Saturday.

South African Athletics

30 day countdown as Cape Town goes for gold

2016-08-19 11:08

Organisers have confirmed another world-class international line-up for the annual Sanlam Cape Town Marathon.

Rio Olympics 2016

US women's relay squad to re-run heat solo

2016-08-18 18:37

The US women's 4x100m relay team will get a chance to qualify for the Olympic final after winning the right to re-run their heat in Rio.

Rio Olympics 2016

US women's 4x100 relay team crash out

2016-08-18 16:59

The United States women's 4x100 relay team has dramatically crashed out of the Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016

Low-key start for Caster as press behaves

2016-08-17 18:36

The first of three races is over for South African Caster Semenya, who is keeping her media commitments to a minimum in Rio.

Rio Olympics 2016

Winning gold never gets old - Mo Farah

2016-08-21 12:08

Britain's Mo Farah warned he aims to keep winning after becoming the first man in 40 years to retain the two Olympic distance crowns.

Rio Olympics 2016

Rohler takes javelin gold, 'YouTube' Yego silver

2016-08-21 08:10

Julius Yego of Kenya had to settle for silver in the javelin throw final, finishing behind gold medalist Thomas Röhler of Germany.

Rio Olympics 2016

Stronger Caster not the young girl she was

2016-08-20 09:03

Caster Semenya is in a strong frame of mind ahead of her women's 800m final at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016

Sick Schoeman in disbelief after bronze

2016-08-18 20:41

South Africa's unexpected medallist in the men's triathlon in Rio on Thursday almost didn't race because of illness.

Rio Olympics 2016

Schoeman claims triathlon bronze

2016-08-18 17:50

South Africa's Henri Schoeman has won a bronze medal in the triathlon at the Rio Olympics.

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Kenya's Kemboi stripped of bronze medal

2016-08-18 11:41

Steeplechase legend Ezekiel Kemboi has lost the bronze medal he won at the Rio Olympics after he was disqualified from the event.

Rio Olympics 2016

'Prince' Conseslus dethrones 'King' Kemboi

2016-08-17 18:05

Conseslus Kipruto upstaged his more illustrious compatriot Ezekiel Kemboi in the 3000m steeplechase to take gold at the Rio Games.

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WATCH: Caster Semenya wins 800m gold

2016-08-21 20:13

Watch as Caster Semenya wins the gold medal after dominating the women's 800m at the Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016

Merritt leads US to men's 4x400m relay gold

2016-08-21 04:51

Lashawn Merritt anchored the United States to a convincing victory in the men's Olympic 4x400m relay on Saturday.

Rio Olympics 2016

Mokoena moves on from Rio setback

2016-08-19 11:26

South African Olympic medallist Khotso Mokoena says his swan song isn’t over yet despite failing to make an impact at the Rio Games.

Rio Olympics 2016

17 quirky facts about SA's history at the Olympics

2016-08-19 03:30

Did you know South Africa still holds the record for the youngest 100m gold medal winner at the Olympics?

Rio Olympics 2016

Semenya ready to battle 'haters'

2016-08-18 17:00

Caster Semenya is ready to compete in the women's 800m semi-final at the Rio Olympics and ready to to prove her haters wrong.

Rio Olympics 2016

French pole vaulter in tears over booing

2016-08-17 19:07

Olympics chief Thomas Bach has slammed the 'shocking' treatment dished out to French pole vault silver medallist Renaud Lavillenie by the Rio crowds.

Rio Olympics 2016

US runner who help NZ opponent won't run in final

2016-08-17 17:53

The 5,000-meter runner whose act of friendship captured the Olympic spirit will not return to the track in Rio after tearing ligaments in her knee.



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