South African Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps in one of the upsets of the 2012 London Games, announced Monday that both his parents are fighting cancer. 304 more words
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The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has received a financial boost of R70 million (£3.6 million/$4.8 million/€4.3 million) ahead of Rio 2016 as a result of a sponsorship deal with the National Lotteries Commission (NLC). 215 more words
There’s one more leg to go till the 2015 edition of FINA Swimming World Cup is completed and once again this year saw the world’s finest swimming stars perform outstanding sporting exploits in a prestigious international competition with stops all over the world. 191 more words
The past week has been a very busy one. We celebrated Blake’s 29th Birthday on Tuesday and the rest of the week was consumed with farewells for your Dad as he takes on his new role as Head of Business Insurance Sales – very posh – and making preparations for your 3rd term at school. 354 more words
Chad le Clos said Michael Phelps “can keep quiet now” on Saturday. Hours later, Phelps let his swimming do the talking. It spoke loudly.
Just as Phelps did Friday, the 22-time Olympic medalist clocked the fastest time in the world in a butterfly event since 2009 at the U.S. 654 more words
Michael Phelps and Chad le Clos, once so friendly that they reportedly agreed to go swimming with sharks together (though there aren’t reports it actually happened), don’t appear to be on the best of terms at the moment. 567 more words