Ex-world champ Magnini in Italian doping probe

2017-10-07 09:06

Italian swimmer Filippo Magnini is being probed by the Italian National Doping Organisation for "use or attempted use of doping products".

Australian Poort banned for doping rule breach

2017-09-14 09:47

Australian Olympic swimmer Jarrod Poort has been banned for failing to make himself available for doping tests.

Schooling 'really sorry' for Malaysia jibe

2017-08-19 17:56

Singapore's Joseph Schooling has apologised to Malaysians after he raised hackles by promising to "teach them a thing or two" at the Southeast Asian Games.

Australian to attempt quadruple Channel swim

2017-08-08 07:18

An Australian swimmer plans to attempt a world-first non-stop quadruple crossing of the icy English Channel.

Lochte back in pool after 10-month ban for Rio tale

2017-08-05 21:28

Ryan Lochte whose false story about being robbed at the Rio Olympics brought a 10-month ban, returned to the pool at the US Open meet.

SA end FINA World Champs with two medals

2017-07-31 14:14

South Africa's FINA World Championships came to an end in Budapest, Hungary with the team receiving two medals.

FINA World Championships: In numbers

2017-07-31 10:15

The swimming section of the world aquatic championships finished on Sunday. A look back at the eight-day event in numbers.

Triple-double as Hosszu retains 400m IM world title

2017-07-30 19:57

Hungary's 'Iron Lady' Katinka Hosszu admitted feeling the strain after retaining the women's 400m individual medley title.

Dressel wins seventh world swimming gold

2017-07-30 19:54

Caeleb Dressel won an historic seventh gold medal in Budapest as the USA claimed the men's 4x100m medley relay title at the world championships.

Kalisz doubles up with men's 40m IM world title

2017-07-30 19:06

Chase Kalisz of the United States won the men's 400m individual medley gold at the world championships to complete the IM double in Budapest.


Earthquake jolt for SA para-athletes in Mexico

2017-09-21 13:17

Some of South Africa's para-athletes have been left in the lurch, as the Para Sport Festival has been postponed due to the devastating earthquake.

10-year-old swimmer hopes to raise R2 million for Red Cross hospital in the upcoming Freedom Swim

2017-08-25 12:03

“Just knowing that you can save someone's life is awesome.” Young swimmer Abriella Bredell plans on raising R2 million for Red Cross, swimming in the December leg of one of the world’s most risky ocean races.

Le Clos reigns supreme in Berlin

2017-08-08 11:37

Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh flew the SA flag high at the second leg of the 2017 FINA short-course swimming World Cup in Berlin.

Lochte sets meet record in 200m medley

2017-08-07 08:46

Four-time Olympian Ryan Lochte won the 200m individual medley at the US Open meeting in a meet record.

Le Clos, Van der Burgh bag 4 golds in Moscow

2017-08-04 12:08

Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh bagged four golds at the opening stage of the FINA short-course swimming World Cup in Moscow.

He said, she said: Quotes from the FINA World Champs

2017-07-31 10:20

A look at the some of the best quotes from the swimming section of the 2017 world aquatic championships.

Dressel emerges from Phelps' shadow

2017-07-31 08:01

With Michael Phelps back in retirement, Caeleb Dressel stepped out of his idol's shadow to match the US legend's tally of seven golds at the world championships.

Paltrinieri retains men's 1500m freestyle world title

2017-07-30 19:55

Olympic champion Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy won the men's 1500m freestyle final at the world championships to retain the title he won two years ago in Kazan.

Backstroke ace Lacourt claims worlds hat-trick

2017-07-30 19:08

Camille Lacourt of France won the men's 50m backstroke gold for the third straight world championships on Sunday in Budapest.

Golden King breaks women's 50m breaststroke world record

2017-07-30 18:09

Lilly King of the United States claimed her second world record this week in winning the women's 50m breaststroke gold at the world championships.

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