Le Clos gutted over Commonwealth Games loss

2017-03-15 11:55

South African Olympian Chad le Clos says he is heartbroken after Durban was stripped of hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Le Clos, Van der Burgh win gold in Stellenbosch

2017-02-26 22:16

The 2017 SA Grand Prix Invitational Swimming Meet wrapped up in Stellenbosch with an additional five new Meet records.

'Mentally disturbed' Hackett to seek help abroad

2017-02-22 09:25

Australian Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett says he will seek treatment overseas for mental health problems.

Hackett found 'alive and sober' after disappearance

2017-02-16 12:22

Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett is "alive and sober" after he went missing following a family bust-up, sparking fears for his safety.

Bruised Hackett claims brother beat him up

2017-02-16 07:41

Swimming star Grant Hackett posted a photograph of his cut and bruised face on social media as his fall from fame took a new twist into family turmoil.

Hackett arrested over 'mental issues'

2017-02-15 06:53

Troubled Australian swimming great Grant Hackett has been arrested, with his father citing "mental health issues", reports have said.

Final countdown for world-record swim from New York to London

Botswana-born IT engineer and extreme swimmer, Michael Ventre, is hoping to swim 3,800 miles from New York to London – a feat never attempted before, whilst aiming to raise millions for Oxfam. We caught up with Mike over Skype. Watch.

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Former world champion Payne retires

2017-01-23 16:59

Britain's former world open-water swimming champion Keri-anne Payne has announced her retirement.

Chad le Clos names new coach

2017-01-13 12:42

South African swimming star Chad le Clos has revealed the identity of his new coach.

Phelps to get BBC lifetime achievement award

2016-12-18 17:55

American swimming legend Michael Phelps will be given the BBC Sports Personality lifetime achievement award.


Phelps frustrated by Rio doping fears

2017-02-27 21:16

US swimming legend Michael Phelps has spoken of his frustration at the possibility rivals were using drugs at last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Phelps: Rematch with Le Clos WON'T happen

2017-02-22 13:50

Michael Phelps has squashed notions of a rematch against Chad le Clos after the SA star said he was eager for 'Round 3' of their 200m butterfly battle.

Phelps heads to 2020 Olympics - as salesman

2017-02-17 07:00

Michael Phelps will take part in the 2020 Games in Tokyo, but as an entrepreneur, selling his own-brand swimwear, and not competing in the pool.

'Mentally disturbed' Hackett reported missing

2017-02-16 09:00

Swimming great Grant Hackett has been reported missing following a family bust-up and after he posted a picture of his bruised face on social media.

Police free Hackett after drunken rage

2017-02-15 10:02

Police have released troubled swimming star Grant Hackett without charge as the Olympic gold medallist's family voiced fears for his mental health.

Phelps: Losing to Chad sparked comeback

2017-02-14 21:51

Michael Phelps has credited losing to Chad le Clos in 2012 as the main reason for his comeback to swimming.

Could you be allergic to seawater?

2017-01-26 08:03

A dip in the ocean is not such a cooling experience if your swim is always followed by an itchy rash. Could it be that you have a seawater allergy?

Olympic champion Wilkie too fast for lifeguard's liking

2017-01-16 21:16

Olympic swimming champion David Wilkie revealed he tore up his health club member's card after being accused of....swimming too fast.

Star SA Olympian pops the question!

2016-12-23 13:08

Multiple Olympic medalist Cameron van der Burgh has got engaged to his longtime Greek girlfriend, Nefeli Valakelis.

Ryan Lochte to be a dad!

2016-12-16 13:48

American swimming star Ryan Lochte and his former Playboy fiancée, Kayla Rae Reid, are expecting their first child together.

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