Obama hails Olympics

2012-08-13 11:27

President Barack Obama has congratulated British PM David Cameron for hosting an "extremely successful" Olympic Games in London.


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UK bounces back after games

2012-08-13 12:11

Basking in post-Olympic glory, Britain has succumbed to reality while Heathrow Airport braces for 116 000 people leaving the UK .

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China comes to terms with 2nd

2012-08-13 14:41

State-run newspapers have hailed China's "Olympic spirit" despite slipping back to second place in the medals table.

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Airport abuzz as Team SA lands

2012-08-14 09:40

A large crowd has gathered to welcome SA's Olympic heroes, cheering as they arrived at OR Tambo International Airport.

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London looks back with pride

2012-08-14 14:00

London is nursing a collective hangove as it bades farewell to the Olympics and to thousands of athletes heading home.

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Winnie, Mbalula welcome Team SA

2012-08-14 10:54

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula have received the first of SA's Olympic athletes as they arrived home.

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Team SA arrive home

2012-08-14 09:14

South Africa's Olympic Games team have returned home to a heroes welcome at OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg.

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Olympics: Now to Rio

2012-08-13 14:41

Now to Rio, where preparations to host 2016 Olympics are sparking.

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SA Olympians drug-free

2012-08-14 10:48

South Africa's Olympic campaign has been dope-free so far, Team SA chief medical officer Kevin Subban has said.

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Govt proud of Team SA

2012-08-14 09:41

The government says it is proud of the South African Olympic team, which has arrived back home, spokesperson Jimmy Manyi says.

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SA's Olympic athletes honoured

President of Sascoc Gideon Sam congratulated all SA's Olympic athletes on a job well done and encouraged them to start planning for the 2016 games in Rio at a gala dinner held in Cape Town.

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Games: 2yr recovery for army

2016-05-24 07:30

Britain's military will take two years to return to normal after being called upon to provide troops for the London Olympics.

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Olympics smash US TV records

2016-05-24 02:00

NBC's TV coverage of the Olympics was the most-watched television event in US history, attracting some 219.4 million viewers.

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'Dream' for Libyan woman

2012-08-11 09:36

The revolution disrupted her training but Hala Gezah's "childhood dream" of competing in an Olympics came true as the only Libyan woman at the 2012 London Games competed in the 100m.

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Lucky draw

2012-08-08 23:10

George Hoy might be the happiest teenager in London.

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Games memorabilia for sale

2016-05-24 04:30

The London Olympics may be over, but it's not too late to take home a national flag from the athletes' parade or a used javelin.

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S Korea attacks 'biased' Games

2016-05-24 03:30

South Korea has taken a swipe at the London Olympics over alleged cases of biased refereeing, vowing to step up Seoul's influence.

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Victory dances unleashed

2012-08-11 09:36

From the track to the ring to the sandpit, this crop of Olympians just can't stop the beat.

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Closing ceremony draws 26.3m

2016-05-24 06:00

The BBC says its live television coverage of the Olympic closing ceremony peaked at 26.3 million viewers.

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Caster: I made a mistake

2012-08-12 07:48

Caster Semenya has admitted that she made a mistake by starting out too slowly in her 800m final at the London Olympics.

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Braai blaze scare for Olympic fans

2012-08-08 21:28

Up to 700 people have been evacuated from New Zealand's Olympics hospitality house following a fire believed to have been sparked by a canister being used for a braai.


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