Olympics

Branded sports personalities at London 2012: ‘Lightning Bolt,’ ‘Mobot’ and America’s missing link

Mo FARAH & Usain Bolt / Photo: LOCOG

The ‘lightning bolt’ and the ‘mobot’ celebratory acts performed by Usain Bolt and Mo Farah respectively in London 2012 could be located in brand theory.

London 2012: Kiprotich shocks Kenyans to claim Uganda's first marathon gold

The men's marathon podium finishers at London 2012 / Photo: Locog

Ugandan Stephen Kiprotich produced one of the biggest shocks of the London 2012 Olympic Games to win the men's marathon on The Mall on Sunday, claiming Uganda's first athletics gold for 40 years.

South Africa: Semenya targets Rio 2016 for Olympic Games glory

Caster Semenya after the 800m final / Photo: Yomi Omogbeja at the Olympic Stadium in London

South African Olympic silver medallist in the women's 800m, Caster Semenya, says she will put all her efforts over the next four years into winning gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

London 2012: Rudisha breaks 800m World Record, Amos grabs Botswana's 1st Olympic medal

David Rudisha celebrates after his World Record Run in London / Photo: LOCOG

David Rudisha of Kenya broke his own World record in the 800m clocking 1:40.91 at the Olympic Stadium in London last night in what may go down in history as the finest performance ever at an Olympic Games, with World junior champion, Nijel Amos, taking a first Games silver medal in 1:41.73 for Botswana.

London 2012: South Africa handed 4x400m relay reprieve

Pistorius waits at the change over not aware his colleague has fallen down / Photo: LOCOG

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius's historic Olympic campaign gained a reprieve on Thursday as the South Africa team were given a place in Friday's 4x400m relay final on appeal.

London 2012: Makhloufi nicks Gold for Algeria; Ahoure, Rudisha and others claim final slots

Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi winning the men's 1500m at London Olympics / Photo: LOCOG

Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi claims men's 1500m gold medal, Kenya's David Rudisha led other Africans to the men's 800m final with Cote D'Ivoire's Murielle Ahoure is the continent's only participant in the women's 200m Final

Amos keeps Botswana’s Olympic dream alive, advances to Semi-finals

Nijel Amos of Botswana fights it out with Abubaker Kaki of Sudan

London2012 Olympics: Botswanas looks up to Nijel Amos as Amantle Montsho misses podium by 0.03 secs and Izak Makwala misses qualification to semis by 0.06 secs

London 2012: Odumosu smashed National Record for Olympic final spot

Ajoke Odumosu winning the African Championships in Porto-Novo in June 2012 / Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja

Nigeria's dwindling medal hopes in Athletics gets a boost at the Olympic Stadium on Monday after Ajoke Odumosu overhauled a quality field in the women's 400 metres hurdles to qualify for the final in a new national record of 54.40 secs.

Dibaba demolish Kenyan rivals, Okagbare soars to new heights - London 2012 Day 1

Tirunesh Dibaba (Ethiopia) celebrates after winning the 10,000m women Gold at the London 2012 Olympics / Photo Credit: LOCOG

Tirunesh Dibaba won the much anticipated women's 10,000m and Ethiopia's first gold medal of the London 2012 Olympics Games last night in a stunning fashion whilst Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare stormed to a new PB in the women's 100m round 1.

London 2012: Ghana to wear Saucony gears at the Olympics

The Ghana contingent at the last African Championships in Benin 2012/ Photo by Yomi Omogbeja

The Ghana Athletics Association has received a massive boost ahead of the London Olympic Games following the delivery of a consignment of kits from American sports apparel manufacturer Saucony.

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