National orders to be awarded

2014-04-17 20:57

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has announced five new recipients of National Orders.

New signing for the Proteas?

2013-12-06 17:01

The Proteas are flying high at present, but could they do with help in the form of an Olympic gold medal winner... ?

Swimming worth the investment

2013-08-06 16:30

Cameron van der Burgh believes Team SA's FINA world championships performance was worthy of corporate sponsorship.

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.

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.

Cameron in fitness battle

2013-07-30 18:02

Cameron van der Burgh is battling a shoulder injury ahead of the semi-finals of the 50m breaststroke in Barcelona.

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.

Van der Burgh claims silver

2013-07-29 18:15

Cameron van der Burgh has won silver in the 100m breaststroke at the FINA world championships, narrowly missing out on gold.

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.

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.

Cameron: Women waste talent

2013-05-21 10:06

Cameron van der Burgh says SA's female swimmers are not willing to sacrifice enough in order to reach the top of their sport.

Cameron cranky at award snub

2013-04-24 14:31

Cameron van der Burgh has expressed disappointment at being overlooked on the list of National Order recipients.

Green pool disrupts swimmers

2013-04-15 21:40

A grass green pool has dominated proceedings on the first day of the SA Swimming Championships in Port Elizabeth.

Phelps or Messi for Cameron

2013-03-06 11:49

SA's Cameron van der Burgh is torn between Michael Phelps and Lionel Messi for the Laureus Sportsman of the Year award.

Team SA hit by withdrawals

2012-12-06 09:58

SA Olympic swimmers Cameron van der Burgh and Roland Schoeman have pulled out of the FINA World Short Course Championships.

Cameron to remain dominant

2012-10-29 10:20

Cameron van der Burgh hopes to achieve global dominance in the 100m breaststroke ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.


Swimming World Cup

2012-10-08 09:00

All the action from the South Africans competing at the FINA Swimming World Cup in Dubai. See pictures.

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Gold for Cameron, Roland

2012-10-07 08:44

SA's Cameron van der Burgh and Roland Schoeman earned gold medals on the opening day of the Swimming World Cup leg in Doha.

Chad, Cameron win in Dubai

2012-10-02 23:14

Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh have both won gold medals in their respective events on the first day of the FINA World Cup.

Cameron's cow to feed kids

2012-08-21 09:13

Cameron van der Burgh will be treating some 252 children for lunch, with the cow he was given in honour of his Olympic gold medal.

Winnie, Mbalula welcome Team SA

2012-08-14 10:54

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula have received the first of SA's Olympic athletes as they arrived home.


Cameron gets new ride

2012-08-13 08:23

A look at Cameron Van der Burgh's new ride, an Audi R8 V10 Spyder!

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Cameron hits back at Oz media

2012-08-09 19:17

Cameron van der Burgh says he's a "victim" of attacks in the Australian media as debate continues after he used an illegal dolphin kick.

Rule change over Cameron's kick?

2012-08-08 22:53

Swimming officials are considering using an underwater video after an alleged "dolphin" kick by SA's Cameron van der Burgh.


Cameron eases into semis

2014-04-08 14:18

Cameron van der Burgh marked his arrival at the South Africa National Aquatic Championships by easing into the semi-finals.

Van der Burgh pumps iron

2013-08-29 12:54

South African swimming star Cameron van der Burgh has revealed part of his gym workout that has helped make him a household name.

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.

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.

Double gold for Team SA?

2013-07-31 13:13

Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika could ring out not once, but twice, at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona on Wednesday night.

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.

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.

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.

Silver for Van der Burgh?

2013-07-29 14:30

Cameron van der Burgh will win SA's first medal at the 2013 FINA World Championships, if bookmakers are to be believed.

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.

Swimmers shine in Barcelona

2013-06-12 22:11

South Africa wrapped up a successful second leg of the Mare Nostrum Series in Barcelona, with eight medals at the two-day gala.

Chad, Cameron in SA team

2013-05-09 13:33

Olympic champions Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh have been selected in SA's team for the world swimming championships.

Burst pipes hold up swimmers

2013-04-18 12:42

Olympic champions Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh are being held up at the SA Swimming Championships by broken pool pipes.

Olympic stars lead PE charge

2013-04-14 20:12

Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burg are expected to dominate proceedings at the SA Aquatics Championships in Port Elizabeth.

Cameron enters Midmar Mile

2013-02-08 13:57

The Midmar Mile has received a big boost with the confirmation of the entry Olympic gold medallist Cameron van der Burgh.

Van der Burgh takes a break

2012-11-23 14:05

SA swimmer and Olympic gold medallist Cameron van der Burgh is taking time out from his swimming schedule to refocus.

SA swimmers pay to compete

2012-10-11 11:38

The SA swimming team at the FIFA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Istanbul will have to pay to compete.

More gold for SA swimmers

2012-10-07 20:07

SA's Darian Townsend, Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh have bagged gold medals on Day 2 of the FINA World Cup in Doha.

SA swim trio shine in Dubai

2012-10-03 23:05

SA swimmers Darian Townsend, Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh have excelled on Day 2 of the FINA World Cup in Dubai.

A cow for every gold medal

2012-09-01 14:20

South Africa's Olympic Games gold medallists have each receive a cow as a reward, a report says.

Cameron, Chad impress again

2012-08-20 20:25

Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh made successful returns to the pool at the SA National Short Course Championships.

New wheels for Van der Burgh

2012-08-13 10:02

Not only is he quick in the water, but SA’s London Olympics gold medalist, Cameron van der Burgh, now has a set of wheels to match.

Cameron: Time to change pin!

2012-08-10 09:23

Cameron van der Burgh says it's time to change his 2012 pin number on his cell phone after reaching his goal at this year's Olympics.

Chad, Cameron back home

2012-08-09 11:06

Cameron van der Burgh and Chad le Clos have been welcomed home by a massive crowd at OR Tambo airport.

SA medal winners due home

2012-08-08 11:04

South Africa's medal-winning swimmers at the 2012 London Olympics are due back in the country on Thursday.

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