ARTICLES RELATING TO SWIMMING

Cameron has need for speed

2014-09-17 18:16

Cameron van der Burgh has admitted that in attempting to expand his repertoire, his specialist events were negatively affected.

Magnussen splits with coach

2014-09-16 08:13

Australia's world 100m freestyle champion James Magnussen says he is splitting with long-time coach Brant Best to get a fresh start.

Le Clos oh-so-close in Dubai

2014-09-02 07:50

SA swimmer Chad le Clos has narrowly missed out on the 100m butterfly world record at the FINA World Cup Series in Dubai.

Shoulder surgery for world champion

2014-08-25 08:11

Australia's Cate Campbell said she's willing to sacrifice her world sprint freestyle title in order to be fit for the 2016 Olympics.

Ledecky breaks 400m free WR

2014-08-23 12:44

American Katie Ledecky broke her own world record in the 400M freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia.

Peaty breaks Cameron's WR

2014-08-23 08:42

Great Britain's Adam Peaty set a new world record in the 50m breaststroke at the European Championships.

Phelps impresses in Gold Coast

2014-08-22 09:52

Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition, qualifying for the final of the 100m freestyle at the Gold Coast.

Reality check for Phelps

2014-08-20 13:51

Michael Phelps got a confronting reminder of just how challenging his return to competition may be at the Pan Pacific Championships.

Phelps back on big stage

2014-08-19 09:01

Michael Phelps will swim his first international meet since coming out of retirement at this week's Pan Pacific Championships.

Phelps' Olympic hopes gather steam

2014-08-11 09:07

Michael Phelps' hopes of returning to the Olympics in 2016 were boosted after he was named on the US team for the Pan Pacific Championships.

Ledecky dazzles at nationals

2014-08-10 11:02

Katie Ledecky swam a "pretty close to perfect" race to seize the 400m freestyle world record at the US Championships.

Ledecky wins US teen tussle

2014-08-08 09:38

Katie Ledecky edged world champion Missy Franklin to win the 200m freestyle in a rare meeting of America's teen swimming queens.

Phelps fails to shine

2014-08-07 07:43

Olympic great Michael Phelps failed in his first bid to qualify for his first international meet since the London Games.

Team SA to be honoured

2014-08-06 21:08

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula has called on all South Africans to don their national colours to support of Team SA.

Phelps teams with Aqua Sphere

2014-08-05 22:16

Michael Phelp is teaming up with a swimwear manufacturer to develop a line of competitive swimming equipment.

SASCOC lobbies for 2022 bid

2014-07-31 14:28

SASCOC have said it was making strides in petitioning for support in the country's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Le Clos reveals asthma battle

2014-07-31 11:18

South African swimming star Chad Le Clos has revealed his preparations for Glasgow were affected by illness.

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Chad's magnificent 7!

2014-07-30 09:21

South Africa's Chad le Clos equalled Australian legend Ian Thorpe's record of seven medals at the Commonwealth Games.

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Le Clos bags 200IM bronze

2014-07-29 21:00

South Africa's Chad le Clos has won the bronze medal in the 200 individual Medley at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

More SA medals in the pool?

2014-07-29 16:00

South Africa will pick up more medals in the pool on the final evening of swimming at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Van der Burgh looking more and more, um, 'biff'

2014-07-29 11:18

It's clear where Graeme Smith lookalike Cameron van der Burgh has been spending his time...

Le Clos caps off golden night

2014-07-28 22:42

South Africa's Chad le Clos has won gold in the 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in a new Games record.

Chad gifts gold medal to folks

2014-07-28 13:00

Star SA swimmer Chad le Clos has gifted the gold medal he won in the 200m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games to his parents.

Golden day for Team SA

2014-07-27 08:57

South Africa's medal momentum continued in the pool at day three of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Le Clos wins gold for Team SA

2014-07-26 20:12

South Africa's Chad le Clos has won the gold medal in the men's 200m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

 

Pellegrini splits with coach

2014-09-16 14:15

Former Olympic swimming champion Federica Pellegrini has announced that she has parted ways with her French coach Philippe Lucas.

Are swimming pools unhygienic?

2014-09-04 14:45

Swimming is great exercise, but if you don’t have the luxury of a pool at home you may have wondered: just how hygienic is my local municipal or gym "communal bath"?

Phelps' Olympics story not over

2014-08-25 08:55

Michael Phelps showed he could be on track for even more Olympic glory after making a winning return to international competition.

Ledecky lights up Gold Coast

2014-08-24 13:52

Katie Ledecky has set her second world record in two days by shattering her own 1500m freestyle record at the Pan Pacific Championships.

Lochte, Phelps vie for gold

2014-08-23 08:44

Only a fraction of a second separated Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps in the 100m butterfly heats at the Pan Pacific Championships.

Phelps strikes gold in Oz

2014-08-22 15:40

Michael Phelps has claimed his first gold medal since coming out of retirement at the Pan Pacific Championships.

Franklin battles back injury

2014-08-21 08:04

World champion Missy Franklin failed to make the 200 metres freestyle final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships.

Phelps can swim faster - coach

2014-08-20 10:00

Michael Phelps came out of retirement because he believes he can swim faster than ever before, his coach Bob Bowman has said.

Cameron to undergo surgery

2014-08-12 16:09

Cameron van der Burgh is hoping to avoid surgery over a troublesome shoulder, saying the next two months will be crucial.

Lochte edges Phelps in Irvine

2014-08-11 08:14

Michael Phelps departed the US Swimming Championships without a title, but with renewed resolve to return to the pinnacle of the sport.

Phelps edged in 100m fly

2014-08-09 08:18

Michael Phelps settled for silver in the 100m butterfly at the US Swimming Championships, falling to Tom Shields.

Brown soars at nationals

2014-08-07 20:38

Myles Brown has recorded an impressive performance on the opening night of action at the SA Short Course Swimming Championships.

Phelps into 100m free final

2014-08-06 21:42

Michael Phelps has finished third-fastest in the 100m freestyle qualifying at the US Swimming Championships.

Phelps, Lochte set for duel

2014-08-05 22:45

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will wage a series of duels at the star-studded US national championships in Irvine.

No place like home for Phelps

2014-08-04 13:21

Swimming superstar Michael Phelps prepares for more Olympic gold in the familiar surroundings of Baltimore.

Bert le Clos, SA's most passionate dad!

2014-07-31 11:52

Bert le Clos is ever present whenever son Chad takes to the pool - and we love him at Sport24!

Swimmers do Team SA proud

2014-07-30 21:34

By the close of the sixth day of the Commonwealth Games, the swimmers had produced a dozen of the 26 medals earned by Team SA.

Chad on target with 7 medals

2014-07-29 22:30

Chad le Clos has closed off his campaign at the Commonwealth Games with a record seven medals in the swimming pool.

Roland bows out in Glasgow

2014-07-29 20:30

The final night of swimming brought with it the end of an era when Roland Schoeman touched off in the 50m freestyle.

Team SA results: Day Six

2014-07-29 13:29

A look at how Team South Africa have fared on day six of the Commonwealth Games so far...

Cameron's 'most emotional win'

2014-07-29 07:38

Cameron van der Burgh said retaining his 50m breaststroke Commonwealth title was the most emotional victory of his career.

Cameron claims CGames gold

2014-07-28 21:57

South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh has won gold in the 50m breaststroke at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

SA relay team take bronze

2014-07-27 22:31

The SA men's 4x200m freestyle relay team have won the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Cameron adds to SA tally

2014-07-26 22:15

Cameron van der Burgh added to SA's medal tally at the Commonwealth Games with silver in the men's 100m breaststroke final.

Cameron wary of Murdoch

2014-07-26 10:46

Cameron van der Burgh has identified Ross Murdoch as the man he thinks could spring a surprise in the 100m breaststroke final.

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