International Olympic Committee

China moves Olympic qualifiers from the coronavirus epicentre

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

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.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA