FINA: Swimming worlds clean

2013-08-21 17:00

FINA have confirmed that there had been no positive doping tests at their world championships in Barcelona earlier this month.

Cameron relishes rivalry

2013-08-04 13:12

South African swimming hero Cameron Van der Burgh says he is looking forward to more battles with Aussie Christian Sprenger.

Franklin ties medals record

2013-08-03 20:31

Missy Franklin has won a record-equalling fifth gold medal at a world championships when she won the 200 metres backstroke.

Lochte steals Missy's thunder

2013-08-03 10:05

It was meant to be Missy Franklin's night at the FINA world championships, but it turned out to be Ryan Lochte's.

Campbell beats Franklin

2013-08-02 19:35

Missy Franklin has missed out on claiming a fifth medal in Barcelona as Cate Campbell won the women's 100m freestyle gold.

Le Clos, Schoeman on form

2013-08-02 11:42

SA's Chad le Clos and Roland Schoeman were on form in Friday's early heats at the 15th FINA World Championships.

200m IM gold for Lochte

2013-08-01 20:04

World record-holder Ryan Lochte has won the men's 200m individual medley final at swimming's world championships.

Franklin adds third gold

2013-07-31 20:00

After pulling out of the 50m backstroke, Missy Franklin quickly won her third gold of the FINA world champs in the 200m freestyle.

Le Clos 'flys' to gold for SA

2013-07-31 18:38

Chad le Clos has won South Africa's first gold at the FINA world championships, winning the 200m butterfly for men.

Ledecky smashes world record

2013-07-30 20:48

American teenager Katie Ledecky slashed the world record to win gold in the women's 1500m freestyle at the world championships.

Franklin wins second gold

2013-07-30 19:02

Missy Franklin has won her second gold medal of the FINA world championships with an easy victory in the 100m backstroke final.

SA trio make it to semis

2013-07-30 13:15

South Africa enjoyed a successful early session at the 15th Fina world championships in Barcelona, Spain.

Sjostrom regains title

2013-07-29 21:08

Swedish teenager Sarah Sjostrom regained her women's 100m butterfly title at swimming's world championships.

Teenager breaks world record

2013-07-29 19:40

Lithuania's Ruta Meilutyte has set a world record in the women's 100m breaststroke semi-finals at the FINA world championships.

Lochte misses Phelps

2013-07-26 18:09

Ryan Lochte wishes for a Michael Phelps comeback, but must forget about him to increase his world championship medal tally.

FINA approves mixed relays

2013-07-26 17:30

FINA have approved two different mixed-gender relays, the 4x100m freestyle and the 4x100m medley, for future world championships.

China dominate in Barcelona

2013-07-23 20:00

He Zi's winning margin was the smallest in diving at the world championships as China raked in its fourth and fifth gold medals.

High hopes for SA swimmers

2013-07-22 21:01

The South African swimming team left for the world champs with expectations of a greater medal haul than in the previous edition.

Gianniotis retains 10k title

2013-07-22 16:56

Spyridon Gianniotis has won the10km open water title at the world championships while South Africa's Chad Ho finished in eighth.

Biedermann skips worlds

2013-07-17 19:53

World 200m and 400m freestyle record-holder Paul Biedermann will miss the world swimming championships, which start Saturday, despite recovering from a series of illnesses.

Embarrassment for Swim SA

2013-03-31 17:00

SA swimmers, including Olympic hero Chad le Clos, will have to pay their own way to compete in the World Championships in Barcelona.

Le Clos bags butterfly gold

2012-12-13 21:12

South Africa's Chad le Clos has stormed to victory in the men's 100m butterfly at the short-course world championships in Istanbul.

Lochte bags two gold medals

2012-12-12 20:03

Ryan Lochte won two gold medals as the United States dominated the first day of the short-course world championships in Istanbul.

Lochte equals Phelps' haul

2011-07-31 12:49

America's Ryan Lochte has claimed his fifth gold medal of the World Championships in Shanghai - matching Michael Phelps' haul.

Versfeld falls short in semis

2011-07-28 15:58

SA's Neil Versfeld has failed in his attempt to reach the men's 200m breaststroke final at the FINA World Championships.


Subdued ending for swim stars

2013-08-04 15:00

South Africa will not be involved in the final session at the 15th FINA world championships in Barcelona.

Le Clos wins butterfly gold

2013-08-03 21:35

Chad le Clos has won gold in the men's 100 metres butterfly at the world championships in Barcelona to add to his 200m triumph.

Zandberg adds to medal hopes

2013-08-03 13:14

Gerhard Zandberg will join South African medal hopes Roland Schoeman and Chad le Clos at the FINA world championships.

Chad, Roland into finals

2013-08-03 08:01

Olympic champions Chad le Clos and Roland Schoeman have qualified for their respective finals at the FINA world championships.

Franklin awaits toughest test

2013-08-02 14:45

Missy Franklin faces a tough fight in the 100m freestyle final at the FINA world championships in her quest for a fifth gold medal.

SA duo fail to advance

2013-08-01 21:59

South Africans Karin Prinsloo and Darren Murray have failed to advance to their respective world championship finals.

Golden night for SA swimmers

2013-07-31 23:00

Chad le Clos, Cameron van der Burgh and Giulio Zorzi gave South Africa a night to remember at the FINA world championships.

Cameron adds to SA gold rush

2013-07-31 19:03

Cameron van der Burgh has won gold while Giulio Zorzi got the bronze in the 50m breaststroke final at the FINA world championships.

Golden day beckons for SA

2013-07-30 21:30

Cameron van der Burgh, Giulio Zorzi and Chad le Clos have all qualified for their respective finals at the world championships.

Le Clos qualifies for final

2013-07-30 20:00

Chad le Clos has qualified for the final of the 200m butterfly at the FINA world championships after winning his semi-final.

SA duo into breaststroke final

2013-07-30 18:30

Cameron van der Burgh and Giulio Zorzi have both qualified for the final of the 50m breaststroke at the FINA world championships.

Silver lining for Cameron

2013-07-29 23:00

Despite losing out on a rare swimming double, Cameron van der Burgh is happy with his silver medal at the world championships.

Mixed fortunes for SA swimmers

2013-07-29 21:08

Cameron van der Burg's silver medal in the 100m breaststroke was the highlight in an average day in the pool for the South Africans.

Van der Burgh into final

2013-07-29 09:06

South Africa had an evening of mixed fortunes on the opening day of the swimming competition at the Fina World Championships.

SA eye best ever medal haul

2013-07-26 17:30

In theory, South Africa could return from the Fina Swimming World Championships in Barcelona with its best medal haul yet.

Russia in synchro gold sweep

2013-07-25 22:14

Svetlana Romashina and Svetlana Kolesnichenko have won another synchronized swimming gold medal for Russia.

Le Clos balances butterflies

2013-07-23 19:01

Chad le Clos admits his new-found status as the world's leading butterfly swimmer has come with its fair share of nerves.

Li wins 1m springboard gold

2013-07-22 19:57

Li Shixin drew inspiration from the spectacular hilltop setting to help secure his second consecutive men's 1m springboard title.

Le Clos fit for world champs

2013-07-17 21:20

Olympic gold medallist Chad Le Clos says he is comfortable with his fitness level ahead of the upcoming FINA world championships.

SA water polo team named

2013-06-03 14:00

The South African women's water polo team for the upcoming FINA World Championships has been named.

Lochte bags fifth gold medal

2012-12-16 20:33

Ryan Lochte captured his fifth gold medal at the short-course world championships in Turkey by winning the 100m individual medley.

Le Clos reaches butterfly final

2012-12-12 21:05

South Africa's Chad le Clos has booked his place in the final of the 100m butterfly at the short-course world championships in Istanbul.

Zandberg bags third bronze

2011-07-31 15:36

SA's Gerhard Zandberg has secured his third bronze medal on the final day of the FINA World Championships in Shanghai.

SA struggle at World Champs

2011-07-29 19:08

South Africa's have failed to secure silverware for the second successive day at the Fina World Championships.

Phelps: I'm getting 'killed'

2011-07-26 16:57

US legend Michael Phelps admits he was "killed' by Ryan Lochte in the 200m freestyle, but insists he is on course for the Olympics.

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