Cameron van der Burgh
Oct 07, 2012 14:10 EDT
Hungary's Katinka Hosszu took her Dubai form into Doha as she replicated her seven individual gold medals, one bronze and one mixed team gold effort, stamping her authority on the 2012 FINA Swimming World Cup.
Oct 03, 2012 13:58 EDT
Katinka Hosszu continued to rule the pool as she finished the FINA World Cup 2012 series opener in Dubai with a whopping haul of eight gold medals and two bronze on Wednesday.
Oct 02, 2012 17:07 EDT
Hungary's Katinka Hosszu, considered by many as a potential star in the future, lived up to her billing when she won three golds and a bronze on the opening night of the FINA World Cup 2012 series opener on Tuesday.
Jul 31, 2012 17:45 EDT
South Africa's Chad le Clos cried tears of joy after ending Michael Phelps' 200m butterfly reign at the Olympics Tuesday.
Jul 30, 2012 06:27 EDT
Newspapers celebrated South Africa's first Olympics gold medal since 2004 by giving 100m breaststroke champion Cameron Van der Burgh front-page splash treatment Monday.
Jul 29, 2012 19:01 EDT
China surged clear at the top of the Olympic medals table on Sunday, as two world records fell in the pool on a night when France stunned swimming's superpowers to take a dramatic relay gold.
Jul 29, 2012 16:27 EDT
Cameron van der Burgh paid tribute to his late training partner Alexander Dale Oen after his world record-breaking Olympic gold medal win in the 100m breaststroke here Sunday.
Jul 29, 2012 15:52 EDT
Cameron van der Burgh smashed the world record to become the first South African men's swimming Olympic champion in winning the 100m breaststroke gold medal on Sunday.
Apr 22, 2012 15:25 EDT
South African freestyle swimmers Heerden Herman and Wendy Trott qualified for the Olympics Sunday during the final session of the national championships.
Apr 20, 2012 17:14 EDT
Olympics medal hopeful Chad le Clos continued to star at the South African national swimming championships Friday by bettering another 2012 London Games qualifying time.
Apr 19, 2012 16:07 EDT
South African swimming star Chad le Clos secured a place at a second 2012 Olympic Games event when he won the 200 metres butterfly Thursday at the national championships.
Sep 04, 2011 02:31 EDT
The 10th All-Africa Games will see world-class swimmers competing in Mozambique but prominent athletes like 'Blade runner' Oscar Pistorius probably missing the four-yearly multi-sport championships.
Sep 03, 2011 22:58 EDT
The 10th All-Afica Games will see world-class swimmers competing in Mozambique but prominent athletes like 'Blade runner' Oscar Pistorius probably missing the four-yearly multi-sport championships.
Jul 27, 2011 10:21 EDT
American great Michael Phelps got his world championships back on track Wednesday with a convincing 200m butterfly victory that kept alive his hopes for a second straight five-title haul.
Jul 25, 2011 10:57 EDT
Brazilian swimmer Cesar Cielo was given a big "thumbs-down" by a fellow athlete on Monday as he claimed a controversial world championships victory just days after escaping a doping ban.
Jul 25, 2011 09:20 EDT
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Norway's Alexander Dale Oen produced a superbly controlled race to win the men's 100 meters breaststroke gold medal at the world swimming championships on Monday.
Dec 19, 2010 13:56 EST
Ryan Lochte doubled his gold medal haul to six and took his overall medal tally to a record 21 on the final session at the short course world championships here Sunday.
Dec 16, 2010 14:00 EST
American Ryan Lochte bagged his second gold medal of the world short course swimming championships here on Thursday as two new world records were set on the second night of competition.
Oct 16, 2010 13:56 EDT
The 24-year-old put on a display of power as he swam to glory in the gruelling 400m individual medley, 200m butterfly and 100m individual medley events within two hours under humid conditions.
Oct 08, 2010 11:52 EDT
Geoff Huegill on Friday capped a remarkable comeback from retirement and a well-documented battle with his weight to win gold, as Australia dominated and records tumbled.