Olympics articles

Paris and Los Angeles confirmed for 2024 and 2028 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee for the first time announced two host cities for two years at the same time. Paris, which has hosted two Olympics already will be hosting the 2024 event 100 years after its last games in 1924. Paris, with a Games budget of €6.8 billion (£6.12 billion), had failed with previous attempts

Semenya, Van Niekerk nominated for top awards

Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on South Africans to vote for Caster Semenya and Wayde van Niekerk,who have both been nominated for International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Athlete of the Year Awards.