ARTICLES RELATING TO SWIMMING

Swimmers out to prove a point

2014-11-25 17:38

Swimming South Africa is out to prove a point at next week's Fina World Short Course Championships in Doha.

Phelps wins Golden Goggle award

2014-11-25 12:33

Michael Phelps has been crowned Male Athlete of the Year at the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards.

SA stars relay for Movember

2014-11-21 11:57

Four legendary SA swimmers have taken to the pool for a timed relay to show their support for Movember and men’s health issues.

SASCOC want 10 medals in Rio

2014-11-18 23:04

SASCOC president Gideon Sam says Team South Africa will be targeting at least 10 medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Get Speedo fit for summer

2014-11-10 12:24

Speedo, the world’s No 1 swimwear brand, has embarked on a global campaign that is encouraging people to "Get Speedo Fit".

Le Clos on track for Rio

2014-11-06 12:56

The trail of tattered records Chad le Clos leaves behind is all part of the swimmer's grand plan for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Le Clos falls short of WRs

2014-11-01 17:41

SA swimming sensation Chad le Clos has come close to breaking the world records in the 50m and 200m butterfly in SIngapore.

Chad, Roland golden in Tokyo

2014-10-29 09:48

South African duo Chad Le Clos and Roland Schoeman have taken gold on Day 1 of the Fina World Cup meet in Tokyo.

Le Clos bags three gold medals

2014-10-06 07:35

SA swimmer Chad Le Clos collected three more gold at the fourth leg of the Fina/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup.

Phelps had 'mush mouth'

2014-10-02 11:39

Swimming superstar Michael Phelps had bloodshot eyes and "mush mouth" diction when he was pulled over and arrested for drunk driving.

Cameron has need for speed

2014-09-17 18:16

Cameron van der Burgh has admitted that in attempting to expand his repertoire, his specialist events were negatively affected.

Magnussen splits with coach

2014-09-16 08:13

Australia's world 100m freestyle champion James Magnussen says he is splitting with long-time coach Brant Best to get a fresh start.

Le Clos oh-so-close in Dubai

2014-09-02 07:50

SA swimmer Chad le Clos has narrowly missed out on the 100m butterfly world record at the FINA World Cup Series in Dubai.

Shoulder surgery for world champion

2014-08-25 08:11

Australia's Cate Campbell said she's willing to sacrifice her world sprint freestyle title in order to be fit for the 2016 Olympics.

Ledecky breaks 400m free WR

2014-08-23 12:44

American Katie Ledecky broke her own world record in the 400M freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia.

Peaty breaks Cameron's WR

2014-08-23 08:42

Great Britain's Adam Peaty set a new world record in the 50m breaststroke at the European Championships.

Phelps impresses in Gold Coast

2014-08-22 09:52

Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition, qualifying for the final of the 100m freestyle at the Gold Coast.

Reality check for Phelps

2014-08-20 13:51

Michael Phelps got a confronting reminder of just how challenging his return to competition may be at the Pan Pacific Championships.

Phelps back on big stage

2014-08-19 09:01

Michael Phelps will swim his first international meet since coming out of retirement at this week's Pan Pacific Championships.

Phelps' Olympic hopes gather steam

2014-08-11 09:07

Michael Phelps' hopes of returning to the Olympics in 2016 were boosted after he was named on the US team for the Pan Pacific Championships.

Ledecky dazzles at nationals

2014-08-10 11:02

Katie Ledecky swam a "pretty close to perfect" race to seize the 400m freestyle world record at the US Championships.

Ledecky wins US teen tussle

2014-08-08 09:38

Katie Ledecky edged world champion Missy Franklin to win the 200m freestyle in a rare meeting of America's teen swimming queens.

Phelps fails to shine

2014-08-07 07:43

Olympic great Michael Phelps failed in his first bid to qualify for his first international meet since the London Games.

Team SA to be honoured

2014-08-06 21:08

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula has called on all South Africans to don their national colours to support of Team SA.

Phelps teams with Aqua Sphere

2014-08-05 22:16

Michael Phelp is teaming up with a swimwear manufacturer to develop a line of competitive swimming equipment.

 

Speedo named Sanlam Cape Mile swim partner

2014-11-25 14:37

Stillwater Sports has announced Speedo SA as the swim partner of the Sanlam Cape Mile.

Joburg pools turn green again

2014-11-21 14:52

Swimmers were left stranded as Johannesburg's only heated Olympic pool closed its gates this week when it turned green.

Magnussen at odds over regime

2014-11-19 09:48

Swimming Australia doesn't endorse James Magnussen's new training programme but will continue to provide him with finance.

Lack of new talent worries Sam

2014-11-18 16:08

SASCOC president Gideon Sam has said that the lack of future talent in South African Olympic sports was a worrying trend.

Latynina chides 'weak' Phelps

2014-11-08 15:05

Gymnastics legend Larisa Latynina upbraided her fellow record-breaking Olympian Michael Phelps after a drink-driving charge.

Chad bags World Cup title

2014-11-02 20:44

South Africa’s Chad Le Clos and Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu were the overall winners of the Fina World Cup Series.

Chad ready for Phelps rematch

2014-10-31 13:28

Chad le Clos, has thrown down the challenge to Michael Phelps, urging him to get back into training so they can have a rematch at Rio.

Phelps handed six month ban

2014-10-07 07:38

Michael Phelps, who was recently arrested for drunk driving, has been banned for six months by USA Swimming.

Phelps puts comeback on hold

2014-10-05 18:31

Michael Phelps has said that he would take a break from his comeback to get help after a drunk driving arrest.

Phelps arrested for DUI

2014-09-30 19:06

Michael Phelps was arrested for drunken driving after speeding and then crossing the double-lane lines in Baltimore.

Pellegrini splits with coach

2014-09-16 14:15

Former Olympic swimming champion Federica Pellegrini has announced that she has parted ways with her French coach Philippe Lucas.

Are swimming pools unhygienic?

2014-09-04 14:45

Swimming is great exercise, but if you don’t have the luxury of a pool at home you may have wondered: just how hygienic is my local municipal or gym "communal bath"?

Phelps' Olympics story not over

2014-08-25 08:55

Michael Phelps showed he could be on track for even more Olympic glory after making a winning return to international competition.

Ledecky lights up Gold Coast

2014-08-24 13:52

Katie Ledecky has set her second world record in two days by shattering her own 1500m freestyle record at the Pan Pacific Championships.

Lochte, Phelps vie for gold

2014-08-23 08:44

Only a fraction of a second separated Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps in the 100m butterfly heats at the Pan Pacific Championships.

Phelps strikes gold in Oz

2014-08-22 15:40

Michael Phelps has claimed his first gold medal since coming out of retirement at the Pan Pacific Championships.

Franklin battles back injury

2014-08-21 08:04

World champion Missy Franklin failed to make the 200 metres freestyle final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships.

Phelps can swim faster - coach

2014-08-20 10:00

Michael Phelps came out of retirement because he believes he can swim faster than ever before, his coach Bob Bowman has said.

Cameron to undergo surgery

2014-08-12 16:09

Cameron van der Burgh is hoping to avoid surgery over a troublesome shoulder, saying the next two months will be crucial.

Lochte edges Phelps in Irvine

2014-08-11 08:14

Michael Phelps departed the US Swimming Championships without a title, but with renewed resolve to return to the pinnacle of the sport.

Phelps edged in 100m fly

2014-08-09 08:18

Michael Phelps settled for silver in the 100m butterfly at the US Swimming Championships, falling to Tom Shields.

Brown soars at nationals

2014-08-07 20:38

Myles Brown has recorded an impressive performance on the opening night of action at the SA Short Course Swimming Championships.

Phelps into 100m free final

2014-08-06 21:42

Michael Phelps has finished third-fastest in the 100m freestyle qualifying at the US Swimming Championships.

Phelps, Lochte set for duel

2014-08-05 22:45

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will wage a series of duels at the star-studded US national championships in Irvine.

No place like home for Phelps

2014-08-04 13:21

Swimming superstar Michael Phelps prepares for more Olympic gold in the familiar surroundings of Baltimore.

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