Gold medals for everyone involved in this Tokyo Olympics live TV gaffe, when a BBC sportscaster’s compliment turned into an innuendo, giving the two British swimmers an opportunity to prove their stoicism.
At the Swimming World Champs, Ozzie Mack Horton refused to share the podium with gold medallist and accused doper Sun Yang. That has now backfired rather spectacularly.
21-year-old Zane Waddell stormed to victory in yesterday’s 50m backstroke swimming World Champs final, letting out a massive roar after securing gold.
The podium ceremony after the 200m freestyle at the world championships in Gwangju, South Korea, was pretty ugly to watch.
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Over the weekend, more than 2 500 women stripped down to their birthday suits for a good cause. Fair play to the lot of them.
After his request to honour victims of the Barcelona terror attack was denied, Fernando Alvarez held his own tribute, forfeiting his potential win.
I’m one of those people who hates seeing video clips of me after a few too many, but this guy’s rather unique swimming style is proving very popular online.
If Chad le Clos’ three-way tie taught us anything it’s that split seconds matter, which is why this new info is making serious waves.
Most of the focus has been on the awful conditions of Rio’s water conditions, with everyone talking about the outdoor variety. That diving pool though.
Happy Friday everybody! We have a pot of coffee on the go which should be ready any second now. Go get yourself a cuppa. But don’t choke on it whilst you’re laughing at this.
Congratulations on spending your entire life in the pursuit of athletic excellence – now get ready to compete in amongst Rio’s sewerage waste.
Remember that time when that unattractive woman won Miss California? No, because it didn’t happen. Michael Phelps seems to have found himself a keeper after dropping knee yesterday.
Oh it has been fun watching this lad grow up. With his new swimwear line and now four wins in Doha, he is doing well for himself. Wonder what he will be up to next.
Yoh, who knew that little face from the 2012 Olympics would be dazzling your computer screen two years later? At least he had the decency to keep his shirt off again…
Watching this video is like the Tabard to swimming in the ocean. It makes cage diving seem almost as pleasant as being stuck in space without oxygen. Fun times.
The West Coast National Park has seen some unusual activity in the Langebaan Lagoon, with ostriches taking some pretty lengthy swims recently.
What a boytjie! Chad le Clos has set a new world record for the men’s 200m butterfly while competing in the Swimming World Cup challenge in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Chad beat the famous American swimmer, Michael Phelps in London’s Olympics last year (also in the 200m butterfly) to take home a shiny gold medal and […]
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Lebanese swimmer and founder of Instabeat, Hind Hobeika, has developed a revolutionary monitor that is mounted on to your swimming goggles. Instabeat allows you to track your heart rate, rate of calorie burn, and your lap number and flip turns
Crossing the perilous Bering Strait under your own power is no mean feat – icy waters, massive swells and powerful ocean currents – yet Frenchman Philippe Croizon managed to do it in under two hours. Without arms or legs.
Bert le Clos, the father of South Africa’s latest Olympic gold medalist, Chad le Clos, has confirmed in a radio interview this morning that his son has withdrawn from the final of the 200m individual medley.
Yesterday, local boy Chad le Clos did what countless other swimmers have only dreamt of, he beat Michael Phelps in the 200m Men’s Butterfly final. As glorious as the moment was, for him and the whole of South Africa, it was his father, Bert, who stole the show in a post-race interview.
A 25-year old was killed on Sunday afternoon while wading in waist-deep water just off Second Beach at Port St. Johns. This marked the sixth fatal attack on the beach in as many years, and has earned the beach the title of “most dangerous in the world” for such incidents.