Africa

Swimming South Africa Announces Just A 2-Stop Grand Prix For 2019

Swimming South Africa has announced a two-event Grand Prix line-up for 2019, which marks a return to the series since 2017.

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FINA Nearly-Doubles Prize Money for 2018 Short Course World Champs

The minimum prize money on offer at the 2018 Short Course World Championships has nearly doubled, FINA announced on Tuesday.

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Still No Le Clos, But Chalmers & Horton Join World Cup Party

The primary contingencies from each nation are in tact for Tokyo, although there are a few notable additions, including 2016 Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers.

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An Analysis Of The Block Start: Which One Are You?

The Batman? The Ouija Master? Find out which block start you most appear like as we analyze the best in the world.

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2018 FINA World Cup Beijing Preview: No Chad Le Clos Or Wang Jianjiahe

Although a few notable names will be absent, key talent such as Michael Andrew will keep the competition fierce at the FINA World Cup stop in Beijing this weekend.

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South African Ocean Swimmer Theodore Yach Dies At Age 60

South African open water swimmer Theodore Yach died this week while undergoing hospital tests for asthma.

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Russia Claims Youth Olympic Games Swimming Crown

The 2018 Youth Olympic Games wrapped up last night in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the nation of Russia racing away as the clear leader of the swimming medal table.

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Milak Gunning For YOG 2Fly Glory; Opts Out Of 1Free Final

Denied 100m fly gold, Hungary’s Kristof Milak is ready to give it his all in the 200m fly final tonight in Buenos Aires.

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Record 30 Nations Now Represented In YOG Medal Standings

Through the penultimate night of competition of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, a record number of nations penetrated the medal standings, totaling 30 in all.

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Ceccon Lifts Italy Up To Fourth Place In YOG Medal Standings

Night 4 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games saw the nation of Italy get a big bump in the overall medal standings, courtesy of 17-year-old Thomas Ceccon.

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Chad Le Clos: YOGs Prepared Me To Win Olympic Gold (Video Interview)

Youth Olympic Games ambassador and 2010 YOGs alum Chad le Clos says the Youth Olympic Games prepared him to win Olympic gold two years later. The butterflyer appears in a Youth Olympic Games promotional video with his take on what the competition did for his career.

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Olympian Kirsty Coventry Named Chairperson Of 2022 Youth Olympic Games

Olympian Kirsty Coventry can put another feather in her administrative experience cap, as the 35-year-old has been appointed Chairperson of the Senegal Youth Olympic Games Coordination Commission 2022.

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Russia Remains On Top Of Medal Standings Heading Into YOG Day 4 Finals

Heading into day 4 finals, Russia remains atop the overall swimming medal table at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games taking place in Buenos Aires.

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IOC Members Unanimously Confirm Senegal to Host 2022 Youth Olympics

The IOC membership has unanimously confirmed Dakar, Senegal, Africa as the host of the 2022 Olympic Games. The vote took…

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Russia Powers To YOG Medal Table Lead Through Day 2

World record holder Kliment Kolesnikov took the men’s 100m back in Buenos Aires tonight, contributing to Russia’s lead in the overall YOG medal table through day 2.

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