ARTICLES RELATING TO SWIMMING

Ho targets eighth Midmar Mile crown

2020-01-22 09:08

KwaZulu-Natal swimmer Chad Ho will be chasing an elusive eighth title when he takes on a strong international field at the 2020 edition of the Midmar Mile.

German Olympic swimming champion Matthes dies aged 69

2019-12-22 12:10

Germany's Roland Matthes, a four-time Olympic backstroke champion considered one of the best swimmers of his generation, has died at the age of 69.

Sjostrom pips Dressel for first ISL MVP crown

2019-12-22 07:43

Sarah Sjostrom dominated Cate Campbell in the final round of the freestyle skins race to lock up International Swimming League's first season Most Valuable Player award.

Dressel, Seto clock world records in swim league final

2019-12-21 07:59

Daiya Seto and Caeleb Dressel clocked short course world records as the International Swimming League is in Las Vegas for the season one finale.

Shocking footage caught tons of plastic crashing in the waves off Durban following heavy rains

2019-12-17 12:44

After heavy rain tons of plastic was sent downstream to crash in the waves off the Umgeni River Mouth, in Durban.

Lost in translation: Sun Yang's doping case hits interpretation snag

2019-12-11 06:35

Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang's anti-doping case won't be settled before mid-January because of translation problems.

China swim ace Sun faces CAS hearing over doping

2019-11-14 14:50

China's swimming star Sun Yang, accused of smashing a blood vial with a hammer, faces an eight-year ban if charges against him are upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday.

Dapena, Pallant win inaugural CHALLENGECAPETOWN

2019-11-11 07:57

Spain's Pablo Dapena took the men's crown in the inaugural CHALLENGECAPETOWN with the United Kingdom's Emma Pallant winning the women's race.

Japanese swim coach quits Bangladesh over punishment of juniors

2019-10-22 11:36

The Japanese head coach of Bangladesh's national swimming federation has quit.

International Swimming League out to shake up sport

2019-10-04 22:46

Team competition, finals only with $5 million to be shared: the International Swimming League debuts this weekend outside the orbit of FINA.

 

Du Toit nominated for Laureus Sporting Moment of the last 20 years

2020-01-11 07:19

Former Paralympic medallist Natalie du Toit has been nominated for the Laureus Sporting Moment of the last 20 years.

Olympic great Kitajima to head new Swim League team in 2020

2019-12-22 07:51

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Kosuke Kitajima will head a new Tokyo-based International Swimming League team that will join the fledgling series in 2020.

Durban just picked up an award as the Greenest City in the world - but when it rains the beaches look like plastic waste dumps

2019-12-21 09:06

The city says it has employed additional staff to assist in central clean-ups to mop up the problem for now.

Japan swim queen Ikee leaves leukaemia hospital

2019-12-18 07:28

Japanese swimming hope Rikako Ikee, who was diagnosed with leukaemia earlier this year, has been discharged from hospital.

Parkinson's treatment has unexpected side effect

2019-12-15 12:45

People with Parkinson's disease who have a deep brain stimulation device implanted need a carefully supervised assessment of their swimming skills before going into deep water.

Chinese swimmer Sun, facing lengthy ban, rejects doping charge

2019-11-15 12:17

Chinese swimming star Sun Yang told the Court of Arbitration for Sport that doping testers were at fault by failing to identify themselves correctly.

Schoenmaker the big winner at SA Sports Awards

2019-11-11 12:20

Swimming sensation Tatjana Schoenmaker scooped the highest honour at the SA Sports Awards in Durban when she was crowned Sports Star of the Year.

Neethling tips SA swimmers to win medals at 2020 Olympics

2019-11-05 17:07

Former Olympic gold medalist Ryk Neethling believes the South African swimming team will win medals at next year's Tokyo Olympics.

Doping court sets date for Chinese swimming champ Sun

2019-10-14 17:02

CAS has given Chinese Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang, accused of smashing a doping test sample, a November court date

Jack 'struggling' with lengthy drug probe

2019-09-25 07:39

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack has claimed she could have to wait nine months for a chance to prove her innocence after testing positive for a banned substance.

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