Latest articles tagged 2012 London Olympic Games

‘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.

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world