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‘Terrifying’ – Nigerian women fight fear to make Olympic bobsleigh history

Billed as "Cool Runnings" reloaded, the Nigerian women's bobsled team admit they battle their demons every time they climb into the sled.

Skizo qualifies for Olympic Games

SA BMX racer Sifiso "Skizo" Nhlapo has booked his place in the team for the London Olympic Games.

Team SA take their hockey sticks to Olympics

South Africa will be represented in the men's and women's hockey tournaments at the London Olympic Games after the men's team beat hosts Japan 2-1.

Olympic committee fuming over Argentinian Falklands ad

Britain and the International Olympic Committee have come out in condemnation of an Argentinian advert showing an athlete training in the Falklands.

Sam peddles medal hopes

Twelve medals for the South African Olympic team has been a best-case scenario at the London Summer Games but six is a more realistic target.

Le Clos flies through Olympic qualifiers

Swimming sensation Chad le Clos is headed to the London Olympics after swimming qualifying times for four butterfly medal events in Durban.

Yemen’s rebel who threw his Games

Ali Khousrof -- judo fighter -- has been training for the London Olympics, even though he was shot in the abdomen during Yemen's Arab Spring uprising.

London Olympics: 100 days to go

While the stadiums are ready with 100 days to go for London's Olympics, question marks still hang over the security of the Games and transport.

Semenya and Pistorious run risk of missing Olympics

Caster Semenya and Oscar Pistorious run the risk of not qualifying for the London Olympics following disappointing performances at the SA champs.

Semenya aims for Olympic qualifier

Caster Semenya will target a sub-two minute race in the women's 800 metres final at this weekend's South African Senior Championships in PE.

Protester splashes doubt on security at London Olympics

A dramatic restart caused by a man swimming in the River Thames during a boat race has raised questions about security for the London Olympics.

Sascoc in dog box over SA’s Olympics team kit

Sascoc has been criticised because the South African Olympic and Paralympic Games teams' kit has not produced by a local manufacturer.

Art as an Olympic event

A South African artist chose the workers as his subjects during his residency at London's Olympic Park.

SA women’s hockey tops Poland in Olympic qualifier

South Africa scored twice in the second half to get their Olympic women's hockey qualifying bid off to a superb start in New Delhi, India.

Banyana training camp pays off

Banyana coach Joseph Mkhonza believes a training camp in Stellenbosch in January is paying off in his team's build-up to the London Olympic Games.

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Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of Apple iPhones

A former employee allegedly ran an intricate scam to steal 8700 phones from the cellular giant

We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty

Tobacco industry calls Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to appeal ban a costly folly

The minister could spend the state’s money on fighting Covid-19 and cigarette cartels, tobacco manufacturers argue

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