ARTICLES RELATING TO SWIMMING

Swimming duo strike right note

2014-07-24 20:24

The SA swimming duo of Chad Le Clos and Roland Schoeman had a safe passage through the first rounds of the 50m butterfly.

Ten to watch in Glasgow

2014-07-22 08:51

A look at the top ten athletes to keep an eye on during the Commonwealth Games starting in Glasgow on Wednesday.

Oz's Sullivan to retire

2014-07-16 07:52

Australian triple Olympian and former world record holder Eamon Sullivan has announced his retirement.

Thorpe revelations earn praise

2014-07-14 12:04

Australian swimming giant Ian Thorpe has received support and glowing praise for revealing he is gay.

Thorpe puts rumours to rest

2014-07-13 12:00

Swimming great Ian Thorpe has revealed he is gay in an interview set to be broadcast on Australian television.

Phelps to dive out in Georgia

2014-07-07 22:31

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will resume their comebacks during a special meet at the University of Georgia.

Phelps relegated to 3rd

2014-06-23 08:05

Michael Phelps capped his Santa Clara Grand Prix campaign with a third-place finish in the 200m individual medley.

Phelps shares the honors

2014-06-21 10:00

Olympic superstar Michael Phelps had to share the honours , finishing in a tie for first with Tom Shields in the 100m butterfly.

Phelps doubles his workload

2014-06-18 22:19

Michael Phelps has dramatically increased his workload for the next stage of his comeback to competitive swimming.

Brown the lone medallist

2014-06-12 21:22

Myles Brown has continued his blistering form in the Mare Nostrum Series as he added a third gold medal at the Canet-en-Roussillon.

Brown on the double in Canet

2014-06-11 22:00

Distance swimmer Myles Brown has claimed double gold at the Canet-en-Roussillon leg of the Mare Nostrum Series.

ATV crash severs Olympic star's spine

2014-06-11 06:00

Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken's spine was severed when the all-terrain vehicle she was riding hit a kerb in a restaurant car park and plunged into a two-metre drop.

ATV crash severs Olympic star's spine

2014-06-10 12:56

Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken's spine was severed when the all-terrain vehicle she was riding hit a kerb in a restaurant car park and plunged into a two-metre drop.

Brown, Prinsloo shine in Monaco

2014-06-09 07:06

Myles Brown and Karin Prinsloo were the standout South African swimmers at the first leg of the Mare Nostrum Series in Monaco.

Games bid gathers pace

2014-05-26 19:11

SASCOC is seeking support from other African nations for Durban's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Phelps comeback gains speed

2014-05-16 18:36

Michael Phelps has continued his comeback by qualifying for two US Grand Prix event finals -- but he will swim only one.

Phelps ready for next dive

2014-05-06 19:47

USA Swimming has announced that Michael Phelps will continue his comeback next week at a meet in North Carolina.

Thorpe out of hospital

2014-04-30 12:42

Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe has left a Sydney hospital after battling serious infections for more than three weeks.

Promising comeback for Phelps

2014-04-26 08:43

Michael Phelps has ticked all the boxes in his comeback to competitive swimming by qualifying for the US national championships.

Phelps beaten in comeback

2014-04-25 08:08

Michael Phelps has lost in the first final of his comeback after a 20-month retirement in the 100m butterfly final at the Arena GP.

Quotas will not be imposed

2014-04-23 18:46
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A 60-40 quota favouring black players would not be imposed on anybody, sport minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed.

Phelps to return to pool

2014-04-14 20:00

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps will make his competitive comeback next week at a US Grand Prix series event.

Schoeman shines in Durban

2014-04-12 22:06

Roland Schoeman and Brad Tandy were the standout performers at the South African Aquatic Championships in Durban.

Schoeman sizzles in Durban

2014-04-11 13:01

Roland Schoeman clocked the fourth-fastest 50m freestyle time in the world this year on his way to topping the qualifiers in Durban.

Chad bounces back in Durban

2014-04-10 21:34

Chad le Clos has stormed to his fourth and fifth titles at the South African National Aquatic Championships.

 

How Team SA have fared so far

2014-07-24 12:44

We take at look at how Team SA have fared so far in Glasgow at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Glasgow wowed by Durban bid

2014-07-21 22:21

Durban was thrust into the spotlight following an impressive presentation to the Commonwealth Games Federation General Assembly.

SA hope to swim in medals

2014-07-15 21:00

South Africa will once again hope for a massive medal harvest from the swimming team at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Pressure weighs in on Prinsloo

2014-07-14 11:58

The pressure of high expectations will be weighing heavily on SA's queen of the pool Karin Prinsloo at the Commonwealth Games.

Phelps displays fine form

2014-07-12 08:19

The comeback of Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion as he beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100m butterfly in Athens, Georgia.

Zandberg slams Swimming SA

2014-07-07 14:53

Swimming South Africa is practising double standards, according to star swimmer Gerhard Zandberg.

Phelps second to Agnel

2014-06-22 15:00

Michael Phelps has tired near the end to finish a distant second to Yannick Agnel in the 200m freestyle at the Arena Grand Prix.

Unfinished business for Phelps

2014-06-19 22:35

Michael Phelps, who came out of retirement from swimming, continues his comeback this week at the Santa Clara Grand Prix event.

Brown, Prinsloo reign in Spain

2014-06-15 20:31

Myles Brown and Karin Prinsloo have continued their medal harvest in the final leg of the Mare Nostrum Series in Barcelona.

Murray medal hope at Games

2014-06-12 19:09

After a strong start to the season Richard Murray has high hopes for a medal at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Top five finish for Team SA?

2014-06-11 18:00

SASCOC has set Team SA a target of finishing among the top-five nations at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Le Clos to bounce back

2014-06-10 14:10

Olympic gold medallist Chad le Clos will be looking to bounce back from an indifferent performance over the weekend in France.

Phelps to swim in Santa Clara

2014-06-09 22:00

18-time Olympic champion Michael Phelps will continue his comeback next week at the Santa Clara Grand Prix.

Swimmers dodge SA winter

2014-06-06 14:22

As the South African winter announces its arrival, the country's swimmers will be getting into the pool in Monaco this weekend.

Phelps chalks up first win

2014-05-17 08:47

Olympic legend Michael Phelps stepped up his return to swimming with a 100m butterfly triumph at the Charlotte Grand Prix.

Does chlorine damage hair?

2014-05-07 15:25

Swimming is great exercise, but frequent exposure to pool chemicals takes its toll on your hair.

Cameron hopes to leave mark

2014-05-06 14:15

Olympic gold medallist and world record holder Cameron van der Burgh hopes to leave a mark in breaststroke swimming.

Oz swim star in cocaine bust

2014-04-28 09:24

Former Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill has been charged with cocaine possession, reports in Australian media indicate.

Phelps return inspires Lochte

2014-04-25 21:00

Ryan Lochte is looking toward Rio 2016 with renewed enthusiasm, thanks in part to the return of swimming great Michael Phelps.

Phelps eager to plunge back in

2014-04-24 07:45

Michael Phelps returns to competition for the first time since 2012, and the swimming superstar doesn't know just what to expect.

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.

Hill expected more qualifiers

2014-04-13 12:24

SA swimming coach Graham Hill says he left the national trials for the Commonwealth Games a disappointed man.

Le Clos finishes in style

2014-04-11 20:47

Chad le Clos and Karin Prinsloo finished the week on a high note at the Commonwealth Games swimming trials in Durban.

So Clos - little bro duels Chad

2014-04-11 12:57

Chad le Clos' brother, Jordan, came close but could not quite emulate his brother at the the SA National Aquatic Championships.

Le Clos eases through heats

2014-04-10 13:59

Chad le Clos moved effortlessly through his heats on the fourth morning of the South African National Aquatic Championships.

 
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