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.

Triathlon champion Brownlee to extend Olympic career after Tokyo delay

2020-03-26 08:31

Double Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee has confirmed he will defend his title at the Tokyo Games after they were postponed until 2021.

PICTURES | SA star triathlete Murray ties the knot

2020-03-24 18:40

Amid the devasting coronavirus pandemic currently sweeping the globe, star South African triathlete Richard Murray found the time to get married.

Lifesaving has bright future in SA

2020-03-24 11:47

Australia sets the standard in world lifesaving, but South Africa’s elite athletes will have aspirations of a top three surf finish when the World Championship play out.

Lifesaving National Club Championships profile: Paige Horn

2020-03-23 12:42

Paige Horn is of the new generation of South African lifesaving athletes who sees a professional future in the sport.

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.

Lifesaving National Club Championships profile: Johan Lourens

2020-03-19 14:41

Sport24 profiles Johan Lourens as part of the Wimpy SA Lifesaving focus on the sport's elite athletes.

Japan surf star hoping to avoid 'heartbreaking' Olympic cancellation

2020-03-19 08:41

Japan's top surfer Kanoa Igarashi is already seeing his training for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics hit by the coronavirus outbreak.

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.

Jordy Smith in limbo as coronavirus forces World Surf League to suspend season

2020-03-17 08:16

The World Surf League has cancelled all events until the end of May over the coronavirus outbreak, throwing its season into chaos.


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.

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.

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.

Positive paddler response after Dusi 2020

2020-03-23 14:00

As the dust settles on the 2020 Dusi, organisers have highlighted statistics that show major gains in addressing the environmental challenges facing paddling on the Msundusi River.

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.

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.

Dusi legend Perrow remembered

2020-03-19 11:27

The Dusi Canoe Marathon has paid tribute to four-time champion Mark Perrow, who died in a plane crash on the weekend, hailing him as a trailblazer for the sport.

Lifesaving National Club Championships profile: Connor Botha

2020-03-18 11:22

With the Wimpy Lifesaving National Club Championships, Sport24 in a series of articles, profiles some of the sport's leading lights.

Tributes pour in for former Olympic canoeist killed in KZN plane crash

2020-03-17 08:27

The canoeing fraternity is in a state of shock after it was confirmed the pilot who was killed in a light-aircraft crash was former Dusi Canoe Marathon champion, Mark Perrow.

Boat Race cancelled over virus fears

2020-03-16 19:57

The annual Boat Race between the British universities of Oxford and Cambridge has been cancelled due the coronavirus.

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