ARTICLES RELATING TO SWIMMING

Phelps takes on 'Shark Week' challenge

2017-06-17 17:25

Michael Phelps' shark-like instincts powered the American to a record 23 Olympic swimming gold medals, but how would he fare against an actual shark?

Hackett blames drinking, anxiety for woes

2017-06-13 07:20

Australian Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett has blamed excessive drinking and anxiety attacks for a series of unsavoury incidents that badly tarnished his reputation.

Olympic swimmer banned for missing tests

2017-06-08 08:16

Australian Olympic swimmer Thomas Fraser-Homes has been banned for 12 months for missing three doping tests, his lawyer has said.

Olympic champ Chalmers has successful heart op

2017-06-06 08:58

Australian Olympic swimming champion Kyle Chalmers says he has undergone successful surgery to treat a worsening heart condition.

Ledecky sizzles in 1 500m free in Santa Clara

2017-06-02 06:56

World record-holder Katie Ledecky blazed to victory in the women's 1 500m freestyle at the Santa Clara Pro Swim in the fifth-fastest time in history.

Olympic champ Chalmers to have heart surgery

2017-05-24 07:08

Australian Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers has pulled out of July's FINA World Championship in Budapest to have surgery for a worsening heart condition.

Many parents underestimate kids' drowning risks

2017-05-16 12:43

Almost 40% of parents in the study will allow their child to use a backyard, hotel or neighbourhood pool without adult supervision.

Brown: Durban 2022 flop 'frustrating'

2017-04-21 15:10

South African 2016 Olympic swimmers Myles Brown says it is time to move on from the disappointment of Durban losing the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Larkin, Seebohm lead Aussie team for worlds

2017-04-14 07:45

Mitch Larkin, Emily Seebohm and Bronte Campbell will lead a 31-member Australian team for the FINA World Swimming Championships.

Youngsters shine at SA swimming champs

2017-04-08 13:50

Tatjana Schoenmaker, Douglas Erasmus and Brad Tandy added their names to the FINA World Championships team.

 

Franklin to miss FINA World Championships

2017-06-13 08:41

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin will miss the 2017 FINA Swimming World Championships in Budapest.

Top Oz Olympian banned for missing doping tests

2017-06-08 11:06

Australian Olympic swimmer Thomas Fraser-Homes has been banned for 12 months for missing three doping tests.

Lochte thought about suicide after Rio fiasco

2017-06-07 06:16

US swimmer Ryan Lochte has revealed he considered suicide after the drunken escapade at the Rio Olympics which triggered an international scandal.

Phelps joins board of Aussie mental health firm

2017-06-05 07:51

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, has joined the board of an Australian mental health company.

Love swimming, but hate the fit of the caps? You need to see this

2017-06-01 09:42

Innovative SA mom turns pain to profit with her uniquely designed swimming caps for girls with Big Hair.

A swimmingly good idea

2017-05-23 10:06

Nomvuyo Treffers’ determination to find a swimming cap that covers her dreadlocks led to an unexpected business venture called swimma.co.za.

Oz Olympians miss drug tests - report

2017-05-07 19:57

Olympic silver medallist Madeline Groves and two other Australian Olympic swimmers are facing possible two-year bans for missing drug tests.

SA swimming's continuous fight for support

2017-04-21 10:34

Swimming in South Africa faces a continuous struggle for support during the four year cycle in between the Olympic Games.

8 SA swimmers qualify for FINA World Champs

2017-04-09 23:43

The 2017 SA National Aquatic Championships in Durban concluded with a total of 24 Junior and eight Senior FINA World Championships qualifications.

Le Clos qualifies for World Champs 200m fly

2017-04-07 09:56

Olympic medallist Chad le Clos raced to his second FINA World Championships qualifying time in his favourite event, the 200m butterfly.

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