Chinese media slam Australian 'hypocrisy' over doping case

2019-07-30 10:32

Chinese state media hit out at Australia's swimmers after Shayna Jack failed a drugs test, accusing the team of "utter hypocrisy".

Hungarian swimmer 'sorry' for touching nightclub dancer

2019-07-29 08:27

Hungarian swimmer Tamas Kenderesi has apologised for "thoughtlessly touching" a nightclub dancer.

Ledecky hits back to win 15th world gold

2019-07-27 19:54

American swim queen Katie Ledecky said watching records tumble at the world championships inspired her to win a fourth straight 800m gold.

Top Australian swimmer fails doping test

2019-07-27 12:15

Australian relay world-record holder Shayna Jack denied wrongdoing after she failed a drugs test and was forced to miss the FINA World Championships in South Korea.

2 dead in Korean nightclub balcony collapses at world champs

2019-07-27 07:12

Two people died and 16 were injured, including athletes taking part in the FINA World Championship, after a balcony collapsed under the weight of party-goers.

SA's Schoenmaker storms to silver in South Korea

2019-07-26 14:00

South African swimming star Tatjana Schoenmaker secured her country's second medal of the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju.

Phelps hails 'incredible' Milak after losing world record

2019-07-25 08:45

Michael Phelps paid tribute to Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak after he took down the American legend's long-standing 200 metres butterfly record.

Dressel drives on but Sun doping spats overshadow worlds

2019-07-24 08:40

Reigning champion Caeleb Dressel swam a sizzling 100 metres freestyle heat at the world championships in Gwangju.

Le Clos books spot in 200m butterfly final

2019-07-23 14:49

Chad le Clos has booked his place in the final of the men's 200m butterfly at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

Le Clos settles for silver, loses butterfly world record

2018-12-11 15:45

Chad le Clos took silver in the men's 200m butterfly final at the FINA World Short-course Championships in Hangzhou in China.


Coach insists 'devastated' drug-row Aussie swimmer is innocent

2019-07-29 09:45

The coach of drug-tainted Australian swimmer Shayna Jack says he will stand by her, insisting she is a clean athlete and will be cleared of wrongdoing.

Dressel emerges with Phelps aura after scandal-hit world swim

2019-07-29 07:49

American superstar Caeleb Dressel has invited comparisons to Olympic legend Michael Phelps after shining at the world swimming championships.

Dressel looks for negatives after golden swim treble

2019-07-27 18:12

American swim sensation Caeleb Dressel beat himself up over a less-than-perfect start after completing a stunning hat-trick of world titles.

SA hero Schoenmaker falls short in 50m breaststroke

2019-07-27 07:55

Tatjana Schoenmaker has failed to make the semi-finals of the 50m breaststroke in Gwangju, South Korea.

'I'm just protecting athletes', insists China swim star Sun

2019-07-27 06:56

China's Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has hit back at sniping rivals accusing him of doping violations, telling them: "I'm standing up for all of you!"

Swimming's image hurt by Sun protests, FINA warns after rule change

2019-07-26 09:40

Heated podium protests targeting Olympic star Sun Yang have hurt swimming's image, the chief of the sport's world body has said.

'Balance' needed in Sun doping row, says Dressel

2019-07-24 22:11

American swimmer Caeleb Dressel has called for cool heads at the world championships after athletes protested against China's Sun Yang.

SA's Schoenmaker 6th in 100m breaststroke final

2019-07-23 15:00

South African swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker finished sixth the final of the women's 100m breaststroke at the FINA World Championships.

Sun snubbed again after retaining 200m freestyle world title

2019-07-23 14:46

China's Sun Yang was snubbed on the podium again after retaining his 200 metres freestyle world title following a controversial disqualification.

Le Clos, Van der Burgh lead SA charge in China

2018-12-10 12:59

Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh will lead the South African contingent at the FINA World Championships in Hangzhou.

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