Swim star Peaty adjusts to life with no pool

2020-04-04 17:16

Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty has to make do with no pool while he attempts to stay in shape during the coronavirus shutdown.

20 quickfire questions with ... Cameron van der Burgh

2020-04-01 12:38

Sport24 and Laureus Sport for Good South Africa have teamed up during the lockdown and asked their ambassadors to answer 20 quickfire questions.

Schoenmaker comes to terms with Tokyo delay

2020-03-29 14:06

Tatjana Schoenmaker, who was considered a medal candidate at the Tokyo Olympics, says while the postponement is a disappointment, it was necessary.

FINA open to moving 2021 worlds after Olympics postponement

2020-03-24 17:13

The International Swimming Federation said that it is prepared to move next year's world championships after the 2020 Olympics were postponed.

SA star Olympian Van der Burgh struggling with coronavirus: 'It's no joke!'

2020-03-23 06:29

South Africa's Olympic champion swimmer Cameron van der Burgh says he has contracted Covid-19.

USA Swimming calls for Tokyo Olympics postponement

2020-03-21 15:37

USA Swimming has urged the US Olympic Committee to back the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Games amid the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Banned swimmer Sun's coach cuts ties - report

2020-03-09 11:19

Disgraced Chinese swimmer Sun Yang's veteran coach Denis Cotterell has severed all ties with the three-time Olympic champion after his eight-year drug ban.

Ledecky wins again in Des Moines

2020-03-06 09:36

Katie Ledecky made it two wins in two nights, winning the 400m freestyle at the Pro Swim Series in Des Moines, Iowa.

Ledecky produces fifth-fastest 1 500m free ever

2020-03-05 07:52

US freestyle great Katie Ledecky, looking forward to the Olympic debut of the women's 1 500m free, clocked the fifth-fastest time ever in the event.

Horton says bitter feud with Sun never personal after drug ban

2020-02-29 11:19

Australian champion swimmer Mack Horton insists his bitter feud with Sun Yang was never personal.


Solidarity fund for swimmers 'huge', says Olympic champ Peaty

2020-04-03 18:04

Britain's Olympic 100 metres breaststroke champion Adam Peaty has called the International Swimming League's emergency fund "huge for the sport".

FINA eyes world championship change after Olympics rescheduled

2020-03-30 18:17

FINA has welcomed the new dates for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics and will now examine ways to "revise" dates for its 2021 world championships.

US swimmer Lochte ready to set sights on 2021

2020-03-25 09:45

US swimmer Ryan Lochte's Olympic window may be closing, but he says he's ready to push on another year after the 2020 Tokyo Games were postponed.

Le Clos forced into hasty exit from Turkish training base

2020-03-23 11:41

Star South African swimmer Chad le Clos had 36 hours to leave his Turkish base after his training schedule for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was thrown into disarray.

France swim federation joins USA counterpart in Olympics delay call

2020-03-21 15:37

France's swimming federation has joined its US counterpart in calling for the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Inside China's tough swimming regime that shaped Sun Yang

2020-03-17 13:24

A former team-mate of banned Olympic champion Sun Yang has given a rare insight into how China drives its swimmers hard.

Smith grabs 100m backstroke gold at Des Moines meet

2020-03-08 08:10

World record-holder Regan Smith clocked an impressive time to win the 100m backstroke at the Pro Swim Series at Des Moines.

US Olympic swim champion, a rape survivor, fights abuse in sport

2020-03-05 09:03

Three years after the trauma of being raped by a stranger, American swimmer Nancy Hogshead-Makar lit up the 1984 Olympic Games.

Sun Yang lawyer blasts 'lies' after 8-year drug ban

2020-02-29 15:18

Three-time Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang came out swinging Saturday against his eight-year drugs ban, threatening legal action of his own as he attempts to salvage his broken career.

Sun Yang vows to appeal 'unfair' eight-year doping ban

2020-02-28 12:28

China's triple Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang said that he would appeal on Friday after he received an eight-year ban for refusing to give a doping sample.

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