swimming

 
Transformation: Sports farce in land of pantomime
Transformation: Sports farce in land of pantomime
On Boxing Day 2015, while much of South Africa was nursing a babalas, the country’s domestic cricketers considered industrial action. Chief...
Young stars making a splash
Young stars making a splash
Last Saturday, at the South African Swimming Championships in Durban, all eyes were on Roland Schoeman in the men’s 50m freestyle. The 35-year-old...
To Russia with determination
To Russia with determination
Close to 3 000 athletes from 190 countries will compete in the 16th edition of the Fédération Internationale de Natation (Fina)...
Unexpected inner-city swimming pools
Unexpected inner-city swimming pools
Joburg’s inner city is associated with many things. Labyrinthine one-way streets, kamikaze taxis, and manifold places to buy cheap loo paper and...
The return of the 'Awesome Foursome'
The return of the 'Awesome Foursome'
Last Friday was the 10th anniversary of the 4x100m freestyle relay team's win in the Athens Olympic pool, one of the more remarkable achievements in...
Rousseau's bronzes show great polish
Rousseau's bronzes show great polish
Leith Shankland brought South Africa's participation in the swimming component of the Commonwealth Games to an apt finish on Tuesday, swimming his...
Phelps makes swimming comeback after retiring
Phelps makes swimming comeback after retiring
Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps, who retired from the sport after taking six medals at the 2012 London Olympics, will make his competitive comeback next week at a US Grand Prix series event in Mesa, Arizona, US Swimming announced Monday....
Swimmer Ian Thorpe in intensive care
Swimmer Ian Thorpe in intensive care
Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe is in intensive care in a Sydney hospital after contracting two potentially deadly infections following a...
The school that rules the pool
The school that rules the pool
Nestor Pierides, the deputy headmaster of Westville Boys High School (WBHS), who has been instrumental in the school's swimming successes over...
Le Clos and Schoeman earn podium spots for SA
Le Clos and Schoeman earn podium spots for SA
The demands of a busy year in the pool may have taken its toll on Chad le Clos, but the swimming sensation refused to drop his guard in the final...
Le Clos: I want to be the best swimmer in the world
Le Clos: I want to be the best swimmer in the world
Chad le Clos was woken up by a "scary" earthquake but took care of business as usual as he stormed to victory in the 100 metres butterfly...
Swimmer Le Clos breaks own individual medley record
Swimmer Le Clos breaks own individual medley record
Chad le Clos was in sizzling form on the first day of the Japan leg of the World Cup series as he smashed his own South African 400m individual...

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