Africa

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Le Clos & Shields Set For More Battles, Hosszu In The Hunt In Doha

Tom Shields took the men’s 200m fly win in Hong Kong, but Le Clos will be looking to take back the gold this week in Doha.

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Hosszu Makes It 6-for-6, Le Clos Exacts Revenge On Day 2 Hong Kong

With the Dubai stop taken off this year’s World Cup schedule, Katinka Hosszu made the most of being able to race in 6 individual events in Hong Kong.

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World Cup Cluster #2 Kicks Off In Hong Kong This Weekend

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom is ready to make more history in the upcoming Hong Kong stop of the FINA World Cup.

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FINA’s Automatic Entry To World Cup Finals Altered For Cluster #2

Headed into the 2nd cluster kicking off in Hong Kong this weekend, FINA has tweaked the criteria for individual medalists having direct access to the final. 

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Michigan Pulls in Another Backstroke Verbal: Mariella Venter of South Africa

The University of Michigan has received a verbal commitment from South Africa’s Mariella Venter for the class of 2022.

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South Africa’s Olympic Committee Latest To Be Under Investigation

South Africa’s Sports Ministry has launched an inquiry into the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) following malpractice allegations within the organization.

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2017 World Juniors: USA Adds 10 Medals on Final Night of Competition

The USA finished with double the number of total medals earned by any other country. They tallied up 32 medals, while Japan and Hungary tied for 2nd with 16 medals each.

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2017 World Juniors: Americans Bring Medal Count to 22 on Day 5

Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).

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