Rio Games

August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016

QUOTES OF THE DAY

It's great for kids who are watching judo now. Seeing someone like me who left the City of God, who started judo at five years of age as a joke.

July 25, 2016
July 25, 2016

WADA 'disappointed' by IOC decision on Russia

The International Olympic Committee's decision to reject calls to ban all Russian competitors from the Rio Olympics could lead to "lesser protection for clean athletes," the World...

July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016

Further 45 new failures from London and Beijing Games

A further 45 athletes test positive for banned substances after a second set of samples were re-analysed from the London and Beijing Olympics.

July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016

Sports court rejects Russian appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it had rejected Russia's appeal against the exclusion of its track and field athletes from the Rio Games starting on August 5.

July 14, 2016
July 14, 2016

Murray to miss Davis Cup quarter final

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will miss Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final clash against Serbia with captain Leon Smith naming Kyle Edmund and James Ward as his two singles players on Wednesday.

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Maria's return pending CAS decision

Maria Sharapova will be returned to the national Olympic entry list for the 2016 Rio Games in case the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issues a positive ruling on her appeal.

June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016

Bolt gears up for Olympic trials

Usain Bolt will embark on the first major test of what he plans to be a triumphant swansong Thursday as the Jamaican Olympic athletics trials get under way.

June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016

Day pulls out over Zika fears

World No.1 golfer Jason Day of Australia says he is withdrawing from the Rio Olympic Games over the threat of the Zika virus.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

Shamoli gets wildcard entry

Archer Shamoli Roy has been awarded a wildcard entry in the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August, an official confirmed yesterday.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

Top swimmer tested positive

World record holder Etiene Medeiros, one of Olympic hosts' Brazil's top hopes of a medal at the Rio Games, has tested positive for a banned substance.