23 August 2021
Cricket’s short Twenty20 format is tailor-made for Olympics but the sport’s administrators will consider any format which would ensure the game’s inclusion in the 2028 Los Angeles Games, USA Cricket chief Paraag Marathe has said.
2 August 2021
Former Olympic champion Kirani James of Grenada sounded a warning to his fellow medal hopefuls in the men’s 400 metres by posting the quickest time in the semi-finals on Monday. Defending champion and world-record holder Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa crashed out, however, after finishing fifth in the third semi-final at the Olympic Stadium. […]
1 August 2021
South African swimmer, Chad Le Clos, says his disappointing week at the Olympic Games in Tokyo will only make him stronger.
6 August 2021
Canada triumphed with their first gold medal in women’s football by beating Sweden 3-2 on penalties after Friday’s final ended 1-1 following regular and extra time.
31 July 2021
The Japanese government has declared a state of emergency in the western district of Osaka and three other districts near Tokyo.
21 July 2021
Twenty-seven-year-year-old Akani Simbine from Kempton Park has his sights firmly set on becoming the first black African athlete to win gold in the blue-ribbon event. He placed fifth at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the men’s 100 metres and is the 100 metres African record holder with a time of 9.84 seconds, which was set […]
27 July 2021
Tokyo’s 2 848 COVID-19 infections on Tuesday were the Olympic host city’s highest since the pandemic began, officials said, as media reported that authorities had asked hospitals to prepare more beds for patients as the Delta variant drives the surge.
2 August 2021
These events undoubtedly give rise to the temptation to jump onto the regular bandwagon of rubbishing the national team and local football. But a couple of pertinent questions arise; first and foremost being “and then what?”, writes Sipho Kekana.