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South African open ocean endurance swimmer Sarah Ferguson is swimming the mighty Ka'iwi channel in Hawaii for a worthy cause: ocean conservation.

South African endurance swimmer tackles Hawaii’s Valley of Bones for conservation

Record-breaking long-distance swimmer Sarah Ferguson, who has swum some of the country's fiercest ocean passages, has set her sights on the Ka'iwi channel between...

South African fans’ guide to Rio 2016 – WEEK 2 (13-21 August)

4 August 2016The Summer Olympic Games begin on 5 August, with South African track star and official flag-bearer Wayde van Niekerk leading the South African...

South African fans’ guide to Rio 2016 – Week 1 (3-12 August)

2 AugustThe Summer Olympic Games begin on 5 August, with South African track star and official flag-bearer Wayde van Niekerk leading the South African...

Naomi Ruele: Botswana’s Olympic medal swimming hopeful

15 July 2016Meet Naomi Ruele, #Botswana’s first Olympic swimmer #TeamBotswana #Rio2016 ?? pic.twitter.com/33kwCaIH0B — Botswana (@Botswana) July 13, 2016Botswana is going Olympics-mad over its new...

Finding South Africa’s next Olympic swimming champion in Kayamandi

12 July 2016Welcome to the team @SongoFipaza #stoked2ride pic.twitter.com/51CUMlqKbo — SpecializedZA (@SpecializedZA) February 16, 2015Kayamandi, on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, might not have a swimming...
Van der Burgh wins more gold for South Africa

Van der Burgh wins more gold for South Africa

Superfast swimmer Cameron van der Burgh and his teammates are making South Africa proud at the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup. They have bagged several gold and silver medals, with Van der Burgh winning gold twice in two days. He is also top of the overall rankings.
Twichell on song ahead of Midmar Mile

Twichell on song ahead of Midmar Mile

Defending women's champion Ashley Twichell is going to be tough to beat at South Africa's Midmar Mile this coming weekend, having just proved her form by winning the Swim the Swan 10km open water event at the Aquatic Super Series in Perth, Australia.

A Mad Swim from Mozambique to Madagascar

On the long drive back from East London after the Iron Man triathlon, two Captonians decided to do "something absolutely epic" – and settled on a 500km swim from Mozambique to the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar. In doing so, they are raising funds for Miles for Smiles.

Proteas send records tumbling at Oval

South African sporting highlights of 2013

South African sportsmen and women excelled on the world stage in 2013. The country's national rugby and football teams both boosted their world rankings over the course of the year, while the Proteas remained the undisputed number one team in test cricket.
Le Clos grabs gold at World Champs

South African watersports in 2013

South Africans sparkled in watersports in 2013, with the country's swimmers, surfers, canoeists and paddle-skiers proving themselves once again to be among the best in the world.

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