ARTICLES RELATING TO SWIMMING

FINA bans seven Russian swimmers from Rio

2016-07-25 17:42

Swimming's world governing body banned seven Russians from competing at the Rio Olympics in the fallout from Russia's state-run doping.

Japan schoolgirl swimmer set to melt hearts in Rio

2016-07-25 10:50

Japanese schoolgirl Rikako Ikee, who burst into tears on qualifying for the Olympics, is set to make a big splash in Rio.

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Le Clos opens up on parents' cancer battle

2016-07-12 12:00

South African swimming superstar Chad le Clos has opened up on his parents' battle with cancer.

S. Korea Olympic committee clears Park for Rio

2016-07-08 12:13

South Korea's Olympic committee has lifted its ban on swimming champion Park Tae-hwan, who is set to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Games.

Campbell breaks 100m free world record

2016-07-02 12:39

Australia's Cate Campbell broke the women's 100 metre freestyle world record at a meet in Brisbane as she prepares 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.

 

Ghana's first Olympic swimmers issue a warning

2016-07-25 10:50

Ghana's global reputation in sport is football but two swimmers want to change that when they become the nation's first Olympic swimmers.

South Africans to watch in Rio: Chad le Clos

2016-07-18 19:39

Chad le Clos remains one of South Africa's biggest medal hopes going into the 2016 Rio Olympics.

101-year-old Japanese swimmer eyes more records

2016-07-15 12:12

A sprightly Japanese centenarian insists she will still be smashing records by the time the 2020 Tokyo Olympics roll around.

Chad le Clos' parents fighting cancer

2016-07-11 12:43

South African swimming superstar Chad le Clos has confirmed that both his parents are battling cancer.

Ho, Meyer in final stages of Rio training

2016-07-07 13:53

Chad Ho and Matthew Meyer are entering the final phase of their build up campaigns to the 2016 Olympic Games .

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.

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