Result: South Africa's Caster Semenya powers to Olympic women's 800m goldSouth Africa's Caster Semenya wins Olympic gold in the women's 800m at Rio, but Great Britain's Lynsey Sharp misses out on a medal after finishing sixth.
Aug 21, 09:21
Wayde van Niekerk: 'I have achieved my dream'South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk admits that he has achieved his dream by winning the Olympic 400m final in a world record time.
Aug 15, 03:18
Michael Johnson tips Wayde van Niekerk to be athletics' next starMichael Johnson tips South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk to be the next star of athletics after he broke the 400m world record at the Olympic Games.
Aug 15, 02:45
Result: Wayde van Niekerk smashes 400m world recordSouth Africa's Wayde van Niekerk breaks Michael Johnson's 400m world record to win Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 15, 02:06
Greg Rutherford disappointed with long jump bronze medalGreg Rutherford says that he is "really disappointed" after missing out on a second successive Olympic long jump gold medal.
Aug 14, 19:39
Result: Greg Rutherford takes long jump bronzeGreg Rutherford is forced to settle for Olympic bronze in a thrilling long jump final.
Aug 14, 02:21
Result: Great Britain through to Rio sevens finalGreat Britain book their place in the first ever final of the rugby sevens at the Rio Olympics courtesy of victory over South Africa.
Aug 11, 19:30
Result: Great Britain pipped to podium in men's pairGreat Britain finish fourth in the men's coxless pairs final at the Rio Olympic Games, while New Zealand successfully defend their title.
Aug 11, 15:01
Result: Great Britain's James Guy finishes in fourth place in men's 200m freestyleGreat Britain's James Guy finishes in fourth place as Sun Yang claims gold in the men's 200m freestyle at the Olympic Games.
Aug 9, 02:28
Result: Record-breaking Adam Peaty wins gold for Great BritainAdam Peaty claims Team GB's first Olympic gold medal with victory in the 100m breaststroke.
Aug 8, 02:57
Caster Semenya to focus just on 800m after ditching 400m event800m gold-medal favourite Caster Semenya ditches the 400m to focus solely on one race at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Aug 6, 12:43
Result: Hosts Brazil held by 10-man South Africa in Olympic openerBrazil are held to a goalless draw by 10-man South Africa in their opening match of the Rio Olympic Games football tournament.
Aug 4, 22:02
Branden Grace pulls out of Olympics due to Zika virus scareBranden Grace opts out of representing South Africa at the Olympic Games "due to the risk posed by the Zika virus".
Jun 24, 15:58
Oscar Pistorius to remain in jail after decision to grant parole delayed againParalympic champion Oscar Pistorius remains in a South African prison after a decision to grant parole was delayed again.
Oct 5, 17:32
Result: Germany's Kathrina Molitor wins women's javelin goldGermany's Kathrina Molitor wins the women's javelin gold at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 30, 13:06
Result: Wayde van Niekerk stuns LeShawn Merritt, Kirani James to win 400m goldWayde van Niekerk beats Olympic champion Kirani James and defending champion LaShawn Merritt to gold in the men's 400m final at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 26, 14:37
Result: Justin Gatlin fastest in 200m semi-finalsJustin Gatlin sets the fastest time ahead of Usain Bolt in the semi-finals of the men's 200m at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 26, 13:52
Result: Eilidh Child books 400m hurdles final spot as fastest loserEilidh Child reaches the 400m hurdles final as one of the quickest losers after finishing third in her semi-final in Beijing.
Aug 24, 12:34
Six-time Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius denied early release from prisonParalympic champion Oscar Pistorius is denied early release from prison after serving 10 months of a five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Aug 20, 09:19
Result: Chad Le Clos retains 100m butterfly titleDefending champion Chad Le Clos retains his 100m butterfly title with victory in the final at the World Swimming Championships.
Aug 8, 17:00