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How your favourite world records are but a sham
How your favourite world records are but a sham
By virtue of being a documentary film that is more than just about its stated subject — a huge, state-sponsored doping cover-up in the...
It's the Cameron and Chad show in Rio as SA secures first medal of the games
It's the Cameron and Chad show in Rio as SA secures first medal of the games
It was an all-too familiar sight poolside at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Sunday night – the Cameron and Chad show.
Story of South Africa's first black Olympians keeps us guessing
Story of South Africa's first black Olympians keeps us guessing
In 1908, South Africa became the first African nation to participate officially in the modern summer Olympics. But four years before Durban-born...
Olympic white elephants haunt Sochi
Olympic white elephants haunt Sochi
A stone's throw from the Black Sea is a cemetery, filled with old believers, a purist sect of the Orthodox Church. It sits between the Iceberg...
The return of the 'Awesome Foursome'
The return of the 'Awesome Foursome'
Last Friday was the 10th anniversary of the 4x100m freestyle relay team's win in the Athens Olympic pool, one of the more remarkable achievements in...
Mbalula wants Olympics 2024 in SA
Mbalula wants Olympics 2024 in SA
South Africa is ready to host the Olympic Games and the country should bid for the 2024 edition, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Monday.
Sochi Olympics kick off with a glitch before fairy tale show
Sochi Olympics kick off with a glitch before fairy tale show
Russia's Winter Games got off to a shaky start on Friday when one of the five Olympic rings failed, but...
'Sochi for the win', said no one ever
'Sochi for the win', said no one ever
After months and months of planning clouded with its fair share of controversy, the Russian winter Olympics, according to some journalists on...
Gay rights group gives Olympic athletes a legit way to object
Gay rights group gives Olympic athletes a legit way to object
International gay rights campaigners are using branded clothing inspired by the Olympic movement's own values...
Russia amps up security ahead of Sochi Games
Russia amps up security ahead of Sochi Games
Russia on Tuesday launched the largest security operation in Olympic history with one month to go before Vladimir Putin kicks off the Winter Games...
Jesse Owens's medal from 1936 Olympic Games to be sold
Jesse Owens's medal from 1936 Olympic Games to be sold
The medal, won by the American track and field great at the 1936 Berlin Games, could sell for upward of $1-million in an online auction, which...

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