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Le Clos: SA’s sports star of the year

Olympic gold medallist Chad le Clos has been crowned sports star of the year at the South African Sports Awards.

Coldplay to headline emotional ‘Festival of the flame’ closing ceremony

London 2012 organisers have promised an emotional celebration to bid farewell to the Olympics and Paralympics.

Semenya berates critics: I know I did my best

Caster Semenya has struck back at her critics who suggested she deliberately underperformed at the London Games to avoid controversy.

Excited SA welcomes Olympics team home

South Africa's London Olympic Games team returned home to a hero's welcome from scores of supporters at OR Tambo International on Tuesday morning.

From Bolt to badminton – the best and worst of Olympics 2012

Here are ten of those who came away from London 2012 with a golden glow and ten others who might be wishing they had done things differently.

Londoners untouched by Olympic spirit

While the magnificent Olympic Park glows with the "spirit of the Games", London residents feel they have been given a raw deal during the showpiece.

Gold for Uganda as curtain falls on Olympics

Marathon runner Stephen Kiprotich has clinched Uganda's only second ever Olympic gold medal, as the curtain slowly dropped on the Olympics.

Caster committed to getting gold in Rio 2016

There's no rest for the best, as 21-year-old Caster Semenya says she already plans to start concentrating on winning gold at the next Olympics.

Mexico stun Brazil to take home soccer gold

Mexico stunned Brazil to win their first gold in the Olympic men's soccer tournament with a shock 2-1 victory over five-time world champions Brazil.

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