Latest articles on Rio 2016 Olympics

Wayde van Niekerk, the eternal underdog

Injury saw the Olympic champion dubbed an underdog going into the race he won in record-breaking fashion in Rio. But it’s a position he knows well, and now he has an extra year to heal and train

IOC weighs boxing Olympic KO

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

Rio managed to show off its plumage despite its cultural programme being shelved

Rio was the first summer Olympic host city since Barcelona 1992 not to host a four-year Cultural Olympiad. Has anyone noticed?

Toast our Olympic Amazons with gay abandon as they are the real winners

In a country where homosexuals are routinely subjected to violence in various forms, let’s remember that it was two gay women making the nation proud.

Football stars and Olympic athletes draw attention to politics and poverty in Brazil

Ishay Govender-Ypma stands beside Christ the Redeemer, which embraces Rio, to reflect on the 2014 Fifa World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games.

Jump or die: How a silver medallist leapt over the odds that marginalise drug users

A South African Olympic silver medallist achieved something remarkable, especially after testing positive for methamphetamine use in 2012.

Unbeaten Bolt wins triple-triple, bringing his stunning Olympic career to an end

Usain Bolt has completed a third successive sweep of sprint titles.

#LochteGate: Teammate says Ryan Lochte played key role in Rio incident

The U.S. Olympic Committee has apologised to people of Brazil.

Olympics wrap: Semenya cruises to final, Viljoen wins silver, Schoeman nabs bronze

In what turned out to be a successful day for South Africa, Caster Semenya qualified for the Olympic women's 800m final with supreme ease.

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