South Africa's Day of Olympics Drama

Thursday was a day of drama for South Africa at the Olympics, with the men's 4x4 800m relay team first forced out of their heat by a collision, then given a place in the finals, and with canoeist Bridgitte Hartley winning a bronze medal.

  • South Africa/Kenya:  Blade-Runner Back in Race After Day of Drama

    South African Press Association, 9 August 2012

    It was a day full of drama for Team SA in the Olympic Games on Thursday after the men's 4 x 400m relay team were given an automatic berth in the finals and kayak specialist ... read more »

A dejected Oscar Pistorius after South Africa was forced out of the men's 4x400m relay.

  • Kenya/South Africa:  Relay Team Collision Spells Olympic Disaster

    Capital FM, 9 August 2012

    If it rains, it pours, so goes the adage and for Team Kenya at London 2012, the fall from grace continued on Wednesday during the morning session of Day 7 of track and field action ... read more »

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