Africa

35-Year Old World Champion Makes Comeback at South Africa Nationals

Gerhard Zandberg, who stands a towering 6’8″ tall, won 2 medals at South Africa’s National Championships after losing a bet.

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11 South Africans Qualify For ‘Self-Funded’ Short Course World C’ships

Olympian Chad Le Clos is among the 11 South African swimmers who made their nation’s Short Course World Championships squad; but, there’s a catch.

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Le Clos, Van Der Burgh, Tandy Book Tickets To SC Worlds

South African stars Cameron van der Burgh, Chad Le Clos and Brad Tandy were all in the Durban pool collecting qualification times for Short Course World Championships.

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2018 South African SC C’ships: Le Clos Cruises, Gallagher Snags Record

Chad Le Clos is making things happen in the short course pool at South African Nationals this weekend.

Facts and Figures about the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

Read up on the history of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships which begin Thursday, August 9 in Tokyo, Japan.

At Least 19 Nations, Including Oman, Confirmed for Pan Pacs

The United States returns just one individual gold medalist from the 2014 Pan Pac Championships, Katie Ledecky, for this year’s meet.

Purdue Snags Verbal Commitment from South African Nat’l Teamer Kate Beavon

Multiple-time South African champion and Commonwealth Games finalist Kate Beavon has verbally committed to Purdue University for 2019-20.

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SwimSwam International Olympians Draft, Part 2

Which swimmers do we expect to dominate in Tokyo? How do we value up and coming swimmer’s chances? Do we expect aging stars to win more medals or fall off?

Bring Backstroke to Kenya and Improve Cognitive Skills

Bringing sports to the children of Eldoret and surrounding areas in Kenya can have a dramatic effect on their lives.

Predicting Tokyo: SwimSwam International Olympians Draft, Part 1

Which swimmers do we expect to dominate in Tokyo? How do we value up and coming swimmer’s chances? Do we expect aging stars to win more medals or fall off?

2018 Mediterranean Games Conclude By Rattling World Rankings

The 2018 Mediterranean Games wrapped up with a historic men’s 50m freestyle, another gold by Mireia Belmonte and a dominant victory by Gregorio Paltrinieri.

Tarragona: Gkolomeev, Sahnoune & Khalafalla All Drop 50 Free Monsters

The top 3 finishers in tonight’s 50m freestyle at the 2018 Mediterranean Games all threw down new national records, including gold medalist Kristian Gkolomeev of Greece.

Algeria’s Oussama Sahnoune Clocks 48.00 100 Free In Tarragona

Meet Algeria’s Oussama Sahnoune, the man who just clocked the world’s 6th fastest 100m freestyle time this season.

2018 Mediterranean Games Day 2: Paltrinieri Cranks Out 14:46

The reigning Olympic and world champion in the men’s 1500m freestyle, Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy, exerted his dominance over the field on night 2 of the 2018 Mediterranean Games.

2018 Mediterranean Games Day 1: Quadarella Leads Italian Charge

Simona Quadarella helped kick-off the Italians’ siege on the medal table through night 1 of the 2018 Mediterranean Games.

Olympic Runner Challenges New IAAF Testosterone Rules

Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya has requested a ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturning new testosterone rules implemented by the international athletics federation.

Chad le Clos Beats Laszlo Cseh Again in Italy

Chad le Clos beat Laszlo Cseh for the 2nd time in 2 days in Italy.

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