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    Le Clos wants to break world records at Rio

    Chad le Clos is certainly not one to wilt under the pressure of expectation. The South African swimmer looks set to be one of the stars of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which he says he will enter with the expectations of a nation “on his shoulders”. And, as if that was not enough, the […]

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    How Chad beat Michael Phelps at the London Olympics

    When Michael Phelps stepped onto the starting block in Lane 6 for the 200m butterfly final at London 2012 he had in his sights a 15th Olympic title and a third consecutive gold in the event. Standing next to him in Lane 5 was a 20-year-old South African by the name of Chad Le Clos, […]

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    Michael Phelps to swim in Australia

    60 of the United States’ top swimmers, including Olympic gold medallists and world record holders Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky  and Ryan Lochte  are set to represent Team USA at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia this week. Featuring the U.S., Australia, Canada, Japan and 14 other Pan Pacific nations, the […]

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    Chad le Clos into final of 400 IM

    There were some strong performances from the South African swimmers on the first day of London 2012 Olympic Games. Cameron van der Burg easily qualified for the semi finals of the 100m breastroke by swimming 59.79 in his heat. Cameron took it out hard on his first 50m and posted a blistering 27.29 on the […]

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    Lochte beats Phelps in 400m IM Olympic trial

    Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps booked their places for the 2012 Olympic Games in London when they finished first and second in the 400 m Individual Medley at the American Olympic trials yesterday. It was a classic battle between two of the best swimmers in the world and Phelps held a slight lead after the […]

  • Another medal for South Africa at World Swim Champs

    Cameron van der Burgh claimed South Africa’s second medal on the fourth day of the FINA World Championships in Shanghai, China yesterday. This is the 23 year old Van der Burgh’s second bronze medal after finishing third in the 100 m breaststroke final on Monday night. In one of the tightest races of the competition, […]

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