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Chad le Clos: Exclusive SwimSwam Interview

“It was my redemption after losing in Rio. I said I would make no excuses and I wanted to win the gold one year later”

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South Africa To Select Commonwealth Games Team In December

South Africa has announced its selection procedures for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, stemming from the KZNA Provincial Championships next month.

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Le Clos Kept Waiting As Schooling Decides Commonwealth Games Plans

Excitement is already building for what could be a high-octane 100m fly showdown between South African Chad Le Clos and Singaporean Joseph Schooling at next year’s Commonwealth Games.

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2017 World Cup Singapore: Le Clos & Sjostrom Wrap Up Overall Titles

Wrapping up 2 wins on day 2 in Singapore, Chad Le Clos earned a record-breaking 4th overall World Cup Series title.

2017 FINA World Cup Singapore: Michael Andrew Downs 2 WJR’s

Michael Andrew did his thing in Singapore, capturing silver in the men’s 100m IM in a new World Junior Record, while also contributing to Team USA’s WJR in the mixed medley relay.

2017 FINA World Cup Wraps Up In Singapore This Weekend

The World Cup wraps up this weekend in Singapore, where Swedish star Sarah Sjostrom and South African points leader Chad Le Clos try to score some major cash to finish the series.

Beyond the Lane Lines: There Was Almost ‘Stranger Swimming’

Catch up on news happening outside the pool in this edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines’ featuring Kelsi Worrell, Kirsty Coventry and ‘Stranger Things.’

Chad Le Clos Looking To Inspire Youth With New Cape Town Pool

South African Olympic champion Chad Le Clos has ambitions outside water, as the 25-year-old is pursing building a new pool in the heart of Cape Town.

Sjostrom Continues World Cup Momentum In Beijing

Sarah Sjostrom continues to set herself apart from the women’s field to nab a potential World Cup title. Tonight, we also saw junior swimmers Michael Andrew of America and Wang Jianjiahe crush World Junior Records

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Daiya Seto Gets It Done In Beijing With 400 IM World Cup Record

Daiya Seto, the Olympic bronze medalist from Japan, scored a new World Cup record en route to victory in the short course version of the event tonight in Beijing.

2018 Commonwealth Games Medals Revealed

Set your eyes on the coveted prizes to be earned at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Le Clos, Sjostrom & Osman Take Home ANOC Honors In Prague

The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) held its annual awards ceremony on Thursday, November 2nd, in Prague, Czech Republic, with several high-profile aquatic athletes receiving honors.

RSA Jr Nat’l Champ Taneal Baptiste Verbally Commits to Indiana State

South African mid-distance freestyler Taneal Baptiste has verbally committed to Indiana State University beginning in the fall of 2018.

South African Terence Parkin Named Foundation Ambassador

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation, an organization that teaches essential water safety skills and how to swim, has named South African Paralympic swimmer Terence Parkin official Ambassador for the Deaf and Blind.

Video Replay Determines Winners Rasovszky & Cunha At World Cup 10k

The 6th stop of the 2017 FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Cup concluded in dramatic fashion, as video replay had to be used to determine the winners in both the men’s and women’s 10k races.

Day 2 Doha Finals: Hosszu Goes 3-For-3 To Gain Ground On Sjostrom

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu claimed a trio of victories on night 2 in Doha, taking the 100m back, 100m IM and 400m IM.

FINA World Cup Doha Day 2 Prelims Recap

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu warmed up this morning and will tackle the 100m back, 100m IM and the 400m IM tonight in Doha.

World Cup Doha Day 1: Sjostrom Triples, Le Clos Takes Back 200 Fly

Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom further distanced herself from the overall FINA World Cup series field with 3 big wins in Doha on night 1.

FINA World Cup Doha Day 1 Prelims: Stars’ Warm-up Swims Completed

Vlad Morozov was just one of the high-profile athletes in the water this morning getting some racing in before finals tonight in Doha.