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South Africa welcomes back Olympic heroes

South Africans gathered at OR Tambo Airport in Ekurhuleni, situated east of Johannesburg, to welcome back the South African Olympic team from Rio de Janeiro, including gold medal winner Caster Semenya.

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Africa's 2016 Olympic winners

South Africa, Kenya and Ethiopia claimed a number of gold medals during the Rio Olympics. Here is a list of all the medal winners from Africa. In total, the continent improved its medal tally from 34 during London's 2012 Olympic games to 45 this year.


Revisiting Zola Budd versus Mary Decker, 1984 Olympics

Middle distance runners South African Zola Budd and American Mary Decker reunite in a new documentary that revisits their much-hyped race at the 1984 Olympics that caused a controversial athletic moment.


South Africa's top female Olympians part 2

Celebrate Women's Month in the second part of our two-part feature highlighting some of the best South African female Olympians who are going for gold in Rio de Janeiro this August.


South Africa's top female Olympians

Celebrate Women's Month in our two-part feature highlighting some of the best South African female Olympians who are going for gold in Rio de Janeiro this August.


South African fans' guide to Rio 2016 Week 2 (13-21 August)

South Africa has 137 athletes competing in this year's Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. With two weeks of wall-to-wall global sport coverage to navigate, here is a handy guide to all the events featuring South Africans.


South African fans' guide to Rio 2016 Week 1 (3-12 August)

South Africa has 137 athletes competing in this year's Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. With two weeks of wall-to-wall global sport coverage to navigate, here is a handy guide to all the events featuring South Africans.


Naomi Ruele: Botswana's Olympic medal swimming hopeful

With less than a month to go until the Rio Olympics, Botswana celebrates an important sporting milestone: Naomi Ruele is the first swimmer from Botswana to qualify for the Games.