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Wrangling a Kreepy: a ‘proudly SA tradition’

The Kreepy Krauly Wrangler: a scene from the company's 'mockumentary', which stars Jason Goliath (right) in the hunt for a pool vacuum cleaner. (Image:...
Double gold for SA in Barcelona

Double gold for SA in Barcelona

It was a night that belonged to South Africa as Olympic champions Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh both struck gold at the 15th Fina World Swimming Championships in Barcelona on Wednesday.

Midmar Mile’s 89-year-old finisher

Lorna Cochran, 89, was the last person out of the water at this year’s Midmar Mile, but it doesn’t matter because she’s a winner anyway, as the oldest-ever finisher of the race.
Swimmer’s memoir up for award

8 Mile Club boosts local charities

With the countdown to the 2013 aQuellé Midmar Mile reaching the 100 day mark, the race's 8 Mile Club has handed over more than half a million rand to local charities from their fundraising efforts.

Team SA profile: Cameron van der Burgh

Van der Burgh shines in Doha pool

Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh continued to lead the South African challenge at the second leg of the Fina Arena World Cup, winning both the 50m and 100m breaststroke titles in Doha on the weekend.
Bouwer wins as SA medal tally jumps

Bouwer wins as SA medal tally jumps

Charl Bouwer led the way for Team South Africa at the London Paralympic Games on Saturday, winning gold in the swimming pool as the team took its medals tally from two to eight.
Cameron visits Team SA's Ekhaya centre

Cameron visits Team SA’s Ekhaya centre

The golden boy of South African swimming, 100 metres breaststroke Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh, paid a visit to the Ekhaya Hospitality Centre at London's Southbank Centre on Monday afternoon to show off his gold medal.
Chad le Clos wins overall World Cup title

Chad le Clos wins overall World Cup title

Nineteen-year-old swimming sensation Chad le Clos secured the overall Fina/Arena World Cup title in Japan on the weekend, joining Ryk Neethling and Cameron van der Burgh as South Africans who have captured the prestigious title.

Sport in South Africa

South Africa has a proud sporting history, and its people hold many world records and titles across a host of disciplines, on both an individual and team level. The country is also renowned for its successful hosting of major sporting events.
Football in South Africa

Terence Parkin: Deaflympics giant

Terence Parkin: Deaflympics giant

A silver medalist at the 2000 Olympics, deaf swimmer and cyclist Terence Parkin has dominated the Deaflympics like no other athlete, accumulating 29 medals over more than a decade. At the recent Fina Swimming World Cup in Durban, he showed that he can still challenge the best in the world.

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