David Isaacson Sports reporter

David Isaacson is a sports reporter for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE.

Blitzboks are pushed off the podium at Tokyo Olympics

Rugby

The Blitzboks became Team SA’s latest high-profile casualty when they were eliminated from the medal hunt at the Tokyo ...

Silver surfer Bianca Buitendag slays giants to reach Games podium

Sport

Semi-retired surfer Bianca Buitendag from the sleepy city of George stunned the world as she scooped Olympic ...

Women power gives Team SA two medals at the Tokyo Games

Sport

Swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker kicked off an all-women two-medal haul for Team SA on Tuesday morning, taking silver in the ...

Why next 48 hours are critical for Team SA at Olympic Games

Sport

By the time most South Africans wake up on Tuesday morning, Tatjana Schoenmaker should have won the country’s first ...

Tatjana Schoenmaker downs American braggart King for psychological edge

Sport

Tatjana Schoenmaker downed loud-mouthed Olympic champion Lilly King of the US in the 100m breaststroke heats on Monday ...

Tatjana Schoenmaker breaks Olympic record in heats

Sport

Tatjana Schoenmaker set an Olympic record in the 100m breaststroke heats in Tokyo on Sunday, taking pole position ahead ...

SA rowers crash out of Tokyo Games

Sport

SA’s rowers crashed out of the Tokyo Olympics when the two heavyweight men’s crews finished last in their repechages on ...

Team SA suffer rowing blues on opening day of Tokyo Games

Sport

Team SA suffered a big blow on Saturday’s opening session of the Tokyo Olympics when their fancied men’s four rowers ...

Richard Murray withdraws from Olympic men's triathlon to focus on relay

Sport

Triathlon star Richard Murray‚ who ended fourth at the Rio Olympics in 2016‚ has pulled out of the individual race in ...

Le Clos‚ Mbande reunite as flag-bearers at Tokyo opening ceremony after 2010 disaster

Sport

Team SA will field two flag-bearers at the Tokyo Olympic opening ceremony on Friday night - the country’s most ...