Africa

IOC Supports Senegal to Host 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2022

Of the 4 finalists to host the 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games, which the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is intent…

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2018 FINA World Cup Kazan Day 1 Finals: Hosszu’s Monster Schedule

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu was back to form in Kazan, taking on a 4-event night at the World Cup.

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World Cup Kazan Day 1 Prelims: Sjostrom, Chupkov Take Their Places

The first stop of the first FINA World Cup cluster kicked off in Kazan this morning, with this 3-day meet taking place in long course meters. Although the overall number of entrants was on the slim side, several big stars took to the Aquatic Palace to chase some cash and earn points towards the overall World Cup title.

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Chad le Clos Spends 2 Weeks in Italy with Italian Jr. Record Holders

Le Clos and his coach Andrea di Nino spent 2 weeks training in Ostia, alongside 2 Italian Junior Record holders and Youth Olympians.

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South Africa Launches Athletes Committee, But Self-Funding Continues

Cameron van der Burgh is one of eight South African athletes joining a newly-created Athletes Committee.

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2018 World Cup Series Kicks Off In Kazan With Olympic Star Power

Belgium’s Olympic silver medalist Pieter Timmers will be making his racing debut in Kazan after having to withdraw from this year’s European Championships due to illness.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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