Fina World Championships

To Russia with determination

A 43-member strong South African swimming team is preparing itself for this year's Fina World Championship in Russia from next week.

Le Clos wins 100m butterfly at Fina World Champs

Olympic champion Chad le Clos says he had proven a point by winning the 100m butterfly at the 15th Fina World Championships.

Two golds for SA at Fina World Champs

Cameron van der Burgh and Chad le Clos have both walked away with gold medals at the 15th Fina World Championships in Barcelona.

Van der Burgh, Zorzi qualify for 50m breaststroke final

Cameron van der Burgh and team-mate Giulio Zorzi have qualified for the men's 50m breaststroke final at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona.

Van der Burgh picks up silver in Barcelona

Cameron van der Burgh secured South Africa's first medal at the 15th Fina world championships in Barcelona.

Sascoc to assist swimmers going to Barcelona

South Africa's Olympic governing body will contribute more than R400 000 towards the national swimming team's Fina World Championships campaign.

Elite swimmers will go to world champs, says Sascoc

South Africa's elite swimmers will participate in the World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona in July.

Thorpedo gets first-swim jitters out of the way

Ian Thorpe has said he was glad he made a successful return to international swimming in Singapore after a five-year retirement period.

SA’s Le Clos tops Fina World Cup table

Chad le Clos has the swimming world buzzing as he leads the seven-leg Fina World Cup points table heading into this weekend's fourth event.

Cielo gets thumbs-down after World Championship win

Brazilian swimmer Cesar Cielo was given a thumbs-down from a fellow athlete after a controversial victory at the World Championships.

SA swimmers shine in Europe

Preparations for next month's world championships in Shanghai are off to a good start with a 14-medal haul for SA's swimmers at Europe's Mare Nostrum.


Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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