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Phelps pleads guilty, sentenced

2014-12-20 00:12

Michael Phelps has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol and received an 18-month probation sentence.

Belmonte smashes 1500m WR

2014-12-12 17:48

World champion Mireia Belmonte broke the 1500m freestyle world record by almost three seconds at Spain's championships.

Chad makes us proud to be South African

2014-12-10 13:58

Wouter is beaming with pride after Chad le Clos' record medal haul at the short-course championships.

Hill happy despite medal shortage

2014-12-09 05:30

Graham Hill insisted it was difficult to be disappointed despite South Africa's moderate showing at the FINA World Championships.

Le Clos rakes in the cash

2014-12-08 14:15

Chad le Clos is a cool R500 000 richer following the FINA World Short Cours Swimming Championship in Doha.

Neethling donates gold medal

2014-12-08 13:04

South African swimming legend Ryk Neethling has donated his Olympic gold medal to his former school, Grey College.

Chad makes history

2014-12-07 19:29

Chad le Clos has made history at the Fina championships in Doha when he became the first swimmer to win the 50m, 100m and 200m butterfly.

Dutch break another record

2014-12-07 12:46

The Netherlands women's 4x50m freestyle relay squad has set a world record in the heats at the Championships in Doha.

Records keep tumbling in Doha

2014-12-05 21:20

Florent Manaudou has hammered home his status as king of the sprints as he set a new world record in the 50m freestyle.

Breaking WR important to Chad

2014-12-05 05:20

Chad le Clos felt that it was important break the world record in the 100m butterfly final at the FINA World Championships.

Gold has Le Clos beaming

2014-12-04 05:00

Chad le Clos says that winning the 200m men's freestyle in Doha was one of the best swim medals he has ever won.

Le Clos crowned world's best

2014-12-02 07:29

Chad Le Clos has received swimming's highest honour after he was crowned the world's best for 2014 by Fina.

Hill buoyant over world champs

2014-11-28 23:12

National swimming coach Graham Hill is buoyant about SAs medal chances at the Fina World Short Course Championships in Doha.

Speedo named Sanlam Cape Mile swim partner

2014-11-25 14:37

Stillwater Sports has announced Speedo SA as the swim partner of the Sanlam Cape Mile.

Joburg pools turn green again

2014-11-21 14:52

Swimmers were left stranded as Johannesburg's only heated Olympic pool closed its gates this week when it turned green.

Magnussen at odds over regime

2014-11-19 09:48

Swimming Australia doesn't endorse James Magnussen's new training programme but will continue to provide him with finance.

Lack of new talent worries Sam

2014-11-18 16:08

SASCOC president Gideon Sam has said that the lack of future talent in South African Olympic sports was a worrying trend.

Latynina chides 'weak' Phelps

2014-11-08 15:05

Gymnastics legend Larisa Latynina upbraided her fellow record-breaking Olympian Michael Phelps after a drink-driving charge.

Chad bags World Cup title

2014-11-02 20:44

South Africa’s Chad Le Clos and Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu were the overall winners of the Fina World Cup Series.

Chad ready for Phelps rematch

2014-10-31 13:28

Chad le Clos, has thrown down the challenge to Michael Phelps, urging him to get back into training so they can have a rematch at Rio.

Phelps handed six month ban

2014-10-07 07:38

Michael Phelps, who was recently arrested for drunk driving, has been banned for six months by USA Swimming.

Phelps puts comeback on hold

2014-10-05 18:31

Michael Phelps has said that he would take a break from his comeback to get help after a drunk driving arrest.

Phelps arrested for DUI

2014-09-30 19:06

Michael Phelps was arrested for drunken driving after speeding and then crossing the double-lane lines in Baltimore.

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 set to appear in court

2014-12-19 12:36

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps will appear in court for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding.

Le Clos deserves more hype

2014-12-10 14:34

Kerzner feels local media have not done enough to highlight Chad le Clos recent efforts in the pool.

Chad proud to be world's best

2014-12-09 21:30

Chad le Clos says he is proud to have become the best swimmer in the world, with his sights now set on maintaining those high standards.

Cameron sees silver lining

2014-12-08 21:40

Cameron van der Burgh could not have asked for a better result than the silver medal in the men's 50m breaststroke.

Chad is the world's best

2014-12-08 14:00

Alicia says swimming sensation Chad le Clos has made South Africa very proud with his four gold medal haul at the short-course championships in Doha.

Hackett comeback gathers steam

2014-12-08 09:23

Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett is back in full-time training and could compete in Australia's national championships in April.

Chad does it again

2014-12-07 18:46

SA's golden boy Chad le Clos has won another gold medal at the Fina world short-course championships in Doha.

Chad wins third gold in Doha

2014-12-06 18:07

Chad le Clos has won his third gold of the FINA World Short-Course Swimming Championships, claiming the 50m men's butterfly.

Chad dominates in Doha

2014-12-05 17:33

Chad le Clos has set a new championship record in the 50m men's butterfly semi-final at the FINA World Swimming Championships.

Chad reigns supreme in Doha

2014-12-04 18:45

Chad le Clos has won the 100m men's butterfly at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Doha.

Chad trumps Lochte in Doha

2014-12-03 17:19

Chad le Clos has won the men's 200m freestyle final at the FINA World short course swimming championships in Doha.

Zuma hails 10 years of SASCOC

2014-12-01 22:40

President Jacob Zuma has praised SASCOC by saying that sport has come a long way in levelling the playing field.

Swimmers out to prove a point

2014-11-25 17:38

Swimming South Africa is out to prove a point at next week's Fina World Short Course Championships in Doha.

Phelps wins Golden Goggle award

2014-11-25 12:33

Michael Phelps has been crowned Male Athlete of the Year at the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards.

SA stars relay for Movember

2014-11-21 11:57

Four legendary SA swimmers have taken to the pool for a timed relay to show their support for Movember and men’s health issues.

SASCOC want 10 medals in Rio

2014-11-18 23:04

SASCOC president Gideon Sam says Team South Africa will be targeting at least 10 medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Get Speedo fit for summer

2014-11-10 12:24

Speedo, the world’s No 1 swimwear brand, has embarked on a global campaign that is encouraging people to "Get Speedo Fit".

Le Clos on track for Rio

2014-11-06 12:56

The trail of tattered records Chad le Clos leaves behind is all part of the swimmer's grand plan for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Le Clos falls short of WRs

2014-11-01 17:41

SA swimming sensation Chad le Clos has come close to breaking the world records in the 50m and 200m butterfly in SIngapore.

Chad, Roland golden in Tokyo

2014-10-29 09:48

South African duo Chad Le Clos and Roland Schoeman have taken gold on Day 1 of the Fina World Cup meet in Tokyo.

Le Clos bags three gold medals

2014-10-06 07:35

SA swimmer Chad Le Clos collected three more gold at the fourth leg of the Fina/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup.

Phelps had 'mush mouth'

2014-10-02 11:39

Swimming superstar Michael Phelps had bloodshot eyes and "mush mouth" diction when he was pulled over and arrested for drunk driving.

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.

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