ARTICLES RELATING TO SWIMMING

US swimmers use dogs to ease stress

2016-06-30 19:38

Kacey Oberlander is missing her dogs back home, and she's more than a little stressed competing in the high-pressure environment at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.

Phelps flies into fifth Olympics

2016-06-30 07:44

Michael Phelps is headed to a fifth Olympics in the event that launched his epic Games career - the 200m butterfly.

Phelps on track as Franklin, Grevers denied

2016-06-29 10:53

Michael Phelps took another step toward a last Olympic hurrah as 2012 gold medalists Missy Franklin and Matt Grevers failed to qualify.

Phelps drops 200m freestyle at US trials

2016-06-27 08:01

Michael Phelps won't swim the 200m freestyle at the US Olympic trials, leaving the 18-time gold medalist with four events in his push to qualify for Rio.

Park seeks injunction over Olympic ban

2016-06-23 11:46

Disgraced South Korean swimmer Park Tae-Hwan took legal steps in his campaign to overturn a doping ban on participating in the Olympic Games.

Phelps completes probation for drunk driving

2016-06-22 10:02

American swim legend Michael Phelps has completed his probation for his second drunk-driving violation ahead of the US Olympic trials.

Park appeals as Olympic ban upheld

2016-06-16 08:29

South Korean star Park Tae-Hwan has launched an appeal against his Rio Olympics ban as officials refused to lift the doping suspension.

SA Olympic swimmer Karin Prinsloo retires

2016-06-14 10:21

SA swimmer Karin Prinsloo has announced her retirement from competitive swimmer.

Le Clos wins big in France

2016-06-10 11:05

South Africa claimed four more medals with South Africa’s Chad le Clos picking up two at the Mare Nostrum Canet in France.

Magnussen gets Olympic relay spot

2016-06-07 07:40

Two-time world champion James Magnussen has been added to the Australian team for the Rio Olympics.

 

S. Korea to cooperate with Park's Rio ban appeal

2016-06-30 11:55

South Korea's Olympic committee said they would cooperate with the Court of Arbitration for Sport after swim star Park Tae-Hwan ban appeal.

Phelps aims to 'let loose' in 200m fly final

2016-06-29 10:57

There was a new face among the thousands who turned out to see Olympic superstar Michael Phelps at the US Olympic swimming trials...

Phenom Ledecky books Rio berth

2016-06-28 08:16

Freestyle phenomenon Katie Ledecky is on her way to the Rio Olympics after blazing to victory in the 400m freestyle at the US swimming trials.

Lochte shut out in 400m medley shocker

2016-06-27 07:58

Ryan Lochte, the 2012 Olympic champion in the 400m individual medley, has been denied a Rio berth.

Once ‘glorious’ swimming pool now empty

2016-06-23 10:31

What started as a minor leak years ago has now become so massive that the Olympic Pool in Northdale has almost been emptied.

Alshammar set for record sixth Olympics

2016-06-21 19:23

Swedish star Therese Alshammar is set to become the first female swimmer to compete in six Olympics.

Russian hit with four-year doping ban

2016-06-15 16:06

Russian Olympic swimmer Yana Martynova has been banned for four years for taking a banned substance.

FINA releases doping test figures

2016-06-13 18:57

The International Swimming Federation released their in and out-of-competition stats with over 600 athletes tested, including four SA swimmers.

SA swimmers collect four medals in France

2016-06-09 11:15

Four Olympian South African swimmers picked up podium position medals at the Mare Nostrum in France on Wednesday.

Aussie Ashwood shines in Santa Clara

2016-06-06 10:52

Jessica Ashwood notched an Australian record of 8min 18.14sec to win the 800m freestyle at the Pro Swim meeting in California.

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