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Tokyo Olympics paves the way for sport climbers

A Durban teenager will represent South Africa, when the code makes its debut at the Games in July

Olympics halt good for everyone

They took time, but the International Olympic Committee have finally done the responsible thing and postponed Tokyo 2020

Jordy Smith: South Africa’s surfing Olympic gold medal hope

The little-known South African surfer who’s been a world beater since the age of 14

China moves Olympic qualifiers from the coronavirus epicentre

ALL OUR CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Boxing and women’s football qualifying for the 2020 Olympics will be moved from the Chinese city at the centre of a...

Banning protests at the Olympics ignores the games’ history

It is the year of the Tokyo Olympics, and the International Olympic Committee was quickly out of the blocks with new guidelines regarding athlete...

The most bizarre cheats in sporting history

Doping bridge players? Cyclist gangs? Some competitors will go to any lengths to win

IOC weighs boxing Olympic KO

The IOC has been losing patience with boxing since a judging scandal at the Rio Games in 2016

Angry snowboarders hit out at ‘dangerous’ Olympic final

None of the snowboarders suffered major injury, but the IOC and International Ski Federation faced questions as to why the final was not shelved.

Winter Games not on ice just yet

US and North Korea and a Russian doping ban haven’t dampened spirits or ticket sales

​The tribe has spoken: Will Survivor Rio be titillating enough for us to tune in?

The Summer Games could easily turn into a yawn fest, but some of us are licking our chops at the prospect of behind-the-scenes drama.

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.

Afghan woman fights out of the box

Sadaf Rahimi has gone against tradition and is the only female member of Afghanistan's national Olympic team. She is a boxer.

Sepp Blatter untouched in IOC ethics probe

The International Olympic Committee has no plans to investigate Fifa head Sepp Blatter following the resignation of his predecessor Joao Havelange.

‘Fifa’s not transparent on corruption’

Longtime International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound says Fifa is not being transparent about the extent of corruption within the organisation.

SA files preliminary papers for 2020 Olympics

South Africa and the United States are among at least five countries that filed initial paperwork required ahead of any potential 2020 Olympic bids.

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