ARTICLES RELATING TO SWIMMING

Pellegrini to fly flag for Italy in Rio

2016-04-27 14:05

Swim star Federica Pellegrini, the golden girl of Italian sport, will carry her country's flag at the Rio Olympics in August.

Park makes winning return from drugs ban

2016-04-25 14:01

Disgraced South Korean swim star Park Tae-Hwan has made a winning return to competition after serving an 18-month drug ban.

Hackett still 'perfect' mentor - Jones

2016-04-19 10:20

Olympic gold medallist Grant Hackett can still be a good mentor to Australia's swimmers, former breaststroke queen Leisel Jones has said.

Hackett makes splash in mid-air drama

2016-04-18 10:03

Australian swimming great Grant Hackett may have been drinking prior to an alleged mid-air "nipple" squeeze on a fellow passenger.

Swim star 'questioned by police over mid-air incident'

2016-04-17 10:07

Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett was reportedly questioned by police over a mid-air incident over Australia.

Phelps 'not happy' with 200m fly win

2016-04-16 07:11

Olympic superstar Michael Phelps saw plenty of room for improvement after winning the 200m butterfly at the Mesa Pro Swim.

Australia name swim team for Rio

2016-04-14 16:27

The Australian swimming team for the Rio Olympics has been announced following the conclusion of selection trials.

Le Clos on the right path to Rio

2016-04-13 10:17

South African superstar Chad le Clos believes he is on track for another successful Olympic Games in Rio this year.

Van der Burgh, Le Clos thrill in Durban

2016-04-12 10:49

Cameron van der Burgh and Chad le Clos brought the crowds to their feet on Day 2 of the SA National Aquatic Championships in Durban.

Hackett misses out on trip to Rio

2016-04-08 14:56

Grant Hackett has missed out on his chance to compete at a fourth Olympics in Rio this year.

 

Syrian swimmer to carry Olympic flame

2016-04-25 20:17

In 2004, Ibrahim Al-Hussein was glued to his TV set for the 2004 Athens Olympics. Now he will carry the Olympic flame as it passes through Greece.

Brown’s Olympic dream becomes a reality

2016-04-20 20:00

After missing out on the London Olympics, the elation of qualifying for Rio de Janeiro has outweighed the disappointment for Myles Brown.

Hackett sorry for mid-air nipple tweak

2016-04-18 13:10

Australia's Grant Hackett has apologised for his "poor behaviour" after he was accused of drunkenly squeezing a fellow airline passenger's nipple.

Le Clos focuses on Phelps

2016-04-17 14:00

SA's Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos remains undecided on the intensity of his Rio de Janeiro Games schedule.

FINA maintain Efimova ban

2016-04-16 13:05

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova's bid to have her provisional suspension lifted has been rejected by the International Swimming Federation.

Van der Burgh, Crous turn up tempo

2016-04-15 08:55

Cameron Van der Burgh and Jarred Crous turned up the tempo as they posted thrilling finishes on the fifth day of the SA National Aquatic Champs.

SA continue quest to qualify for Olympics

2016-04-14 10:01

SA's swimmers were once again unstoppable as they continued on their quest for Olympic and Paralympic qualifying times.

Le Clos leads the way in Durban

2016-04-13 07:15

Chad le Clos has led the way as the Olympic and Paralympic Qualification short list continued at the SA National Aquatic Championships.

SA Olympic swim stars shine in Durban

2016-04-11 15:02

SA's swim stars penciled their names in for the Rio Olympic team short list on the opening night of the SA National Aquatic Championships.

Hackett misses Olympic 400m spot

2016-04-07 17:20

Grant Hackett struggled into fourth place as Mack Horton swam a scorching time to win the 400m freestyle at the Australian Olympic trials.

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