South Africa

American Athletes Split on Rule 50 Olympic Protest Restrictions

The results of the recent IOC survey show that American athletes have mixed opinions about how and where they can protest.


Israeli Records Fall in Stockholm

The Israel record in the women’s 200 freestyle has fallen twice in two days as Andi Murez now holds the record at 1:57.97.


Greece Wins Gold At Men’s Junior Water Polo World Championships

Greece defeated Croatia in a penalty shootout 12-10 in the FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships 2017 gold-medal game at the…

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20 Teams To Compete At Junior Men’s Water Polo Championships

The 19th edition of the FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships is taking place in Belgrade, Serbia, from August 5-20, 2017,…

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South Africa Announces World Junior Championships Team

With less than a month to go, Swimming South Africa has released their roster for the upcoming Junior World Championships…

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Brad Tandy Rips 22.0 50 free at SW Classic Meet in Tucson

Swimming at a small meet in Tucson this weekend, South African Olympian Brad Tandy threw down a 22.06 to blow away the rest of the field by almost two full seconds.


Africa Recap: Coventry Caps Off Historic Olympic Appearance in 200 BK

Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe has had an illustrious career– the 32-year-old, who just finished her last race of her 5th Olympics, has cemented herself as one of the greatest African athletes ever.

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African Recap Day 4: Le Clos Unable to Top Phelps, Misses Podium

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro Prelims – 9:00 a.m/12:00 p.m…


The State Of Female Swimming In South Africa: Karin Prinsloo Interview

With its Rio line-up composed of 11 males and 0 females, the gender imbalance in South African swimming has been placed directly under the spotlight. SwimSwam spoke with Karin Prinsloo, South African swimmer, about her nation’s current situation.


2015 South Africa World Championships Team: The Complete Twitter List

Chad le Clos is South Africa’s biggest star competing in Kazan at the World Championships.


South Africa will no longer require two ‘A’ cuts for Olympic qualification

South Africa has announced its selection procedures for their 2016 Olympic team across all sports, but swimming specifically won’t require two FINA ‘A’ cuts like it did in 2012.


South African 2024 Olympics Bid Now Seems “Unlikely”

Organizers and fans hoping for a South African 2024 Olympic and Paraplympic Games bid were dealt a heavy blow, as…


Edmonton Withdraws, Leaving Durban as Lone Bidder for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Cameron van der Burgh has been named as an ambassador for the 2022 Commonwealth Games that are destined to be hosted on the African continent for the first time.

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30-year-old man goes missing in South Africa’s Midmar Mile open water event

A 30-year-old swimmer has gone missing during the Midmar Mile race in South Africa this weekend.


Michael Andrew tests South African Swimming for 3 Months: Gold Medal Minute presented by

Michael Andrew is spending three months in South Africa, competing and visiting his extended family.