Africa

Watch Dressel Make Up 2+ Second Deficit With 20.0 Anchor

No gold medal or World Record is safe once American Caeleb Dressel rockets off the blocks.

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America Continues Commanding Lead Of Hangzhou Medal Table

The United States maintained its overall medal standings lead, totaling 17 medals through day 3.

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Watch Chad Le Clos Hold Off Dressel In Men’s 100 Fly Final

South Africa’s Chad Le Clos earned a hard-fought gold in tonight’s 100 fly, beating out America’s Caeleb Dressel in the process.

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Watch Cameron Van Der Burgh Win Gold In One Of His Last Races Ever

In his most recent race before announcing his impending retirement, South African Olympic gold medalist Cameron van der Burgh showed the world why he’s been on top for so long.

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United States Advances SC World C’ships Medal Table Lead On Day 2

Olivia Smoliga’s win in the women’s 100m backstroke added another gold to the stars n’ stripes tally.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Cameron van der Burgh Announces Retirement

2012 Olympic breaststroke champion Cameron van der Burgh has announced his retirement from competitive swimming.

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Gallagher Steps Up To Lower Hours-Old African Record En Route To Final

Erin Gallagher of South Africa continued to impress tonight in Hangzhou, lowering her own hours-old National and Continental Record in the women’s 100m freestyle.

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Cameron van der Burgh Breaks Championship Record, Wins 100 Breast Gold

Cameron van der Burgh won the men’s 100 breast eight years after winning it for the first time.

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Erin Gallagher Breaks Own 100 Free African Record, Advances To Semis

South African Erin Gallagher broke the African Continental Record in the women’s 100 free prelims.

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2014 World Champ Chad Le Clos Misses 200 Free Final In Hangzhou

Chad Le Clos ended up finishing 10th in the 200 free in a time of 1:43.19.

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Watch The American Men’s 4×100 Freestyle Relay Clock 3:03.03 WR

Watch the American foursome of Caeleb Dressel, Blake Pieroni, Michael Chadwick and Ryan Held re-write history in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay.

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Watch The Seto Vs. Le Clos Battle That Produced A 200 Fly World Record

In a race that came down to the touch, Daiya Seto of Japan fended off reigning short course world champion Chad Le Clos of South Africa in the men’s 200m butterfly tonight in Hangzhou.

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Record Round-up & More Analysis From Day 1 Of SC World C’ships

Caeleb Dressel’s capturing of the 100 freestyle American Record is one of many feats that took place on day 1 in Hangzhou.

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SASCOC Once Again Under Fire As Athletes Compete In Poor Conditions

A recent social media post tweeted out by journalist Graeme Joffe has put the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) on notice, calling the group out as responsible for poor conditions related to athletes competing at the U-20 Youth Games in Botswana last week.

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America Surges To Medal Table Lead After Day 1 In Hangzhou

Although early in the competition, America tops the medal table at the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships.

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