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Police summon Olympic athletes over mistreatment

29 August 2016, 11:32

The Kenyan Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) on Friday summoned athletes that competed for the nation to record statements on how officials mistreated them at the 31st Olympics Games in Brazil.

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Kenya disbands Olympic body over Rio disorder

26 August 2016, 18:24

Kenya on Thursday disbanded the country's National Olympic Committee (NOCK) over claims of mismanagement and financial impropriety during the just concluded Rio Olympic Games.

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Supporters launch GoFundMe page after Ethiopian's Olympic protest

26 August 2016, 14:22

Following Ethiopian marathon runner, Feyisa Lelisa's courageous protest during the 2016 Rio Olympics, a GoFundMe initiative has been launched by supporters dedicated to the Olympian and his family.

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Kenya disbands Olympics committee over Rio performance

25 August 2016, 17:33

Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee (NOC-K) because of the poor handling of the east African country's team during the Rio Olympics, sports minister Hassan Wario said on Thursday.

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CS Wario grilled by police over Olympic fiasco

25 August 2016, 08:12

Wario was summoned for investigations following complaints of stealing of uniforms, accrediting bloated list of 'joyriders' at the expense of coaches some of whom were left out of the Rio Games and fraud in ticketing.

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Wednesday, 24 August 2016

SA athletes back Viljoen in SASCOC Rio-saga

24 August 2016, 18:30

More South African Olympians have supported Sunette Viljoen after the South African javelin thrower hit out at SASCOC.

Ireland legend Keane to retire from international duty

24 August 2016, 19:48

Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane has announced that he will retire from international football after next week's friendly against Oman.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Kenya's best Olympics despite doping, management challenges

23 August 2016, 12:33

Kenya achieved its most successful Olympics despite the doping and organisational challenges that nearly derailed its appearance in Rio de Janeiro.

Kenya's Olympic silver medalist targets diamond league success

23 August 2016, 14:44

Olympic 400m hurdles silver medalist Boniface Tumuti Mucheru of Kenya is on a mission to prove his achievement in Rio Games was no fluke.

Monday, 22 August 2016

Yego wins silver after suffering leg injury

22 August 2016, 06:40

Julius Yego won men's javelin silver in Rio after suffering leg injury. Below are the javelin throw results:

For 10 teams, Rio provided a first feel of Olympic gold

22 August 2016, 06:40

For 10 teams, the Rio de Janeiro Games provided a _ in some cases, long-awaited _ first feel of an Olympic gold medal.

After Rio risk, Olympic officials can learn lessons

22 August 2016, 09:34

After a risky bid, Olympic organizers can learn lessons from Rio Games.

Bolt reigns supreme but too many empty seats

22 August 2016, 13:35

Usain Bolt delivered. Mo Farah, Elaine Thompson, David Rudisha, three world records and a dominant United States played their part too, as athletics enjoyed being back in the limelight for the right reasons after a torrid year.

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Semenya takes after Mandela in Rio

21 August 2016, 07:44

Nelson Mandela and now Caster Semenya: South Africans teaching the world about tolerance, about courage and about judging people not by how they look, but by what they do, how they do it and how they conduct themselves.

BREAKING: Eliud Kipchoge gets marathon gold

21 August 2016, 17:00

It's the six gold for Kenya.

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Vivian Cheruiyot trumps Ayana for 5000m gold

20 August 2016, 06:39

Two-time former world champion Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya rained on Ethiopian Almaz Ayana's bid for an Olympic distance double, kicking with two laps to run to seal gold in the women's 5000m on Friday.

The good, the bad and the ugly of the Rio Games

20 August 2016, 22:14

From Phelps and Bolt to Puig and Biles, defeats worth celebrating and a giant scandal that clouded the Olympics, the Rio Games were not lacking for memorable moments.

Friday, 19 August 2016

Government to investigate missing Rio kits

19 August 2016, 07:20

The Kenyan government announced on Thursday it had opened an investigation over the alleged disappearance of Olympic kits worn by athletes at the Rio Games.

Bolt wins gold again, but misses record

19 August 2016, 07:30

Bolt romps in 200 meters but falls short of the record he wanted to break.

Rank me among sport's greats, says Bolt

19 August 2016, 09:52

History-maker Usain Bolt said he deserves to be among sport's all-time greats after romping to a third straight Olympic 200m gold.

Bolt insists 4x100 relay to be last Olympic race

19 August 2016, 13:27

On Day 14 of the Rio Games, Usain Bolt says he will be running in his last Olympic race.

Before football careers, many NFL stars excelled at track

19 August 2016, 13:27

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. has a unique perspective on the exploits of Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who has become the star of the final week of the Rio Olympics.

Kenya's Kiprop, Kwemoi sweep into 1,500 final

19 August 2016, 13:56

Three-times world champion Asbel Kiprop put in a blistering last lap on Thursday to reach the Olympic 1,500 metres final as fellow Kenyan Ronald Kwemoi advanced with the quickest time in winning the second semi-final.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Watch: Simone Biles terrorised by a bee at 2014 Gymnastic World Championship

18 August 2016, 19:46

This little bee seems determined to prevent US gymnast Simone Biles from receiving her 2014 World Championships gold medal.

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