Defending champions Brazil advanced to the quarter-finals of the men's Olympic soccer tournament after a 3-1 victory over Saudi Arabia on Wednesday helped them top Group D while Ivory Coast booked their berth following a 1-1 draw with Germany.
Even without Simone Biles the United States will still offer a steely defence of the Olympic women’s gymnastics all-around crown worn by an American since the 2004 Athens Summer Games. Unbeaten in any all-around competition she entered since 2013, Biles was considered a lock to defend her title until Tuesday when the 24-year-old sent shockwaves […]
Daily COVID-19 cases in Olympic host city Tokyo hit a record high for a second straight day on Wednesday, topping 3 000 for the first time since the pandemic began, local media reported, as the spike in infections puts pressure on hospitals.
Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will be looking to make history on Saturday as the first woman to win three Olympic 100m gold medals and cement her place as one of the transcendent talents in the sport.
Willard Katsande, Kgotso Moleko, Philani Zulu, Lazarus Kambole, Yagan Sasman, Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya, as well as goalkeeper Brylon Petersen will not be kept by the Naturena-based club.
Simone Biles' bid to launch a history-making goldrush at the Tokyo Olympics fell apart after a single vault on Tuesday when the gymnast superstar pulled out of the team event, and her American team mates were beaten to the title by the Russians.
Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed the signing of former Mamelodi Sundowns attacking midfielder, Keagan Dolly and former Wits holding midfielder, Cole Alexander.
Simone Biles's quest to become the greatest female Olympian here in Tokyo took a bizarre twist on Tuesday.
The United States women's soccer team were less than convincing in their goalless draw with Australia on Tuesday but did enough to reach the Olympic tournament knockout stage behind Group G winners Sweden who stayed perfect by beating New Zealand 2-0.
2016 Rio Olympic Games bronze medallists, the Blitzboks, suffered a humiliating defeat in the quarter-finals of the Sevens Rugby tournament at the Tokyo Olympics in Japan.
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.
Surfer Bianca Buitendag has won Team South Africa's second medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games - another silver.
South Africa's Tatjana Schoenmaker has won a silver medal at the Olympics.
Rugby World Cup champions, South Africa, are licking their wounds after Saturday's mauling by the British and Irish Lions in the first test match of the series in Cape Town.
The South African sevens rugby team has ended day one of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games tournament unbeaten.
Team South Africa has had a bright start on Monday at three of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games in Japan.
New Zealand loose forward Shannon Frizell has allegedly been charged with assault after an incident at a Dunedin nightclub in May, New Zealand media reported on Monday.
Athletes must wear masks at all Tokyo Olympic Games venues, including medal ceremonies, the International Olympic Committee said on Sunday, but under a new policy they are briefly allowed to remove them on the podium for a photo opportunity.
Tatjana Schoenmaker, the golden girl of the pool, takes to the water in the semi-finals after that wonderful Olympic record in the heats. She’s up against Olympic champion Lily King, who hasn’t lost a race since 2015
Hosts Japan moved within touching distance of qualifying for the men's soccer knockout stages with a 2-1 win over Mexico at Saitama Stadium on Sunday, while France staged a remarkable comeback to beat South Africa 4-3.
Simone Biles will get a chance to atone for an uninspiring qualifying effort on Sunday and get a shot at six gold medals that would enshrine the American gymnast in the pantheon of all-time Olympic greats.
Britain's Alistair Brownlee was hot favourite at the last two Olympics and duly delivered gold and his absence from Tokyo means a good half of the field, including his younger brother Jonny, will hit the water on Monday believing they can win.
World champions Italy fired a warning to their rivals with a 21-2 dismantling of South Africa, whose return to the men’s water polo competition for the first time since the 1960 Games in Rome began with a humiliating defeat. Centre back Francesco Di Fulvio led the charge with five goals, in a match in which every Italian […]
South Africa's Tatjana Schoenmaker has set a new record in the 100m breaststroke when she finished her heat in 1:04.82. She has qualified for the semi-finals taking place on Monday.
France came back from behind three times and took the lead when it mattered most in the dying minutes of the match to beat a much-improved South African U23 side 4-3.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 1,763 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the third day since the Olympic Games began in the Japanese capital. Infections have been on the rise in recent weeks, reaching 1,979 on Thursday, the highest since January. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics, postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, is being held […]
Captain Aaron Finch will return to Australia to try to be fit for the Twenty20 World Cup after a knee injury ended his involvement in the current tour of the West Indies and the up-coming series in Bangladesh.
Dutch rowing coach Josy Verdonkschot has tested positive for COVID-19, the Netherlands Olympic Committee (NOCNSF) said on Sunday, and has gone into a 10-day quarantine.
Naohisa Takato delivered the first gold medal of the Tokyo Games for a host nation desperate for Olympic glory by winning the men's 60 kg judo, a sport fittingly born in Japan 140 years ago.
TeamSA will be hoping to do better at the Tokyo Olympic on Sunday following a disappointing showing al round on Saturday.