Swimming


Olympic champ turns up heat on rivals

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers fired a world championship warning with a sizzling swim in the blue riband 100m freestyle yesterday, while Mitch Larkin smashed his own Commonwealth 200m medley record....

June 13, 2019, Thursday


Olympic champion flops at world trials

Olympic champion Mack Horton was ruled out of the individual races at next month’s world championships when he finished third in the 800 meters at the Australian trials yesterday....

June 12, 2019, Wednesday


Ex-Olympic champ Meilutyte retires

Former Olympic swimming champion Ruta Meilutyte retired from the sport yesterday after missing three doping tests....

May 23, 2019, Thursday


Sun leads tributes as HK’s To dies at 26

Record-breaking Hong Kong swimmer Kenneth To has died suddenly aged 26 after falling unwell at a Florida training camp, leaving fellow competitors in shock....

March 20, 2019, Wednesday


Sun’s doping case heads to CAS

A DOPING case involving Chinese swimmer Sun Yang is going to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and could lead to a ban from competition, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....

March 14, 2019, Thursday


Chinese teen Wang wins

Chinese teen Wang Jianjiahe, the reigning Asian Games champion, won the women’s 1,500-meter freestyle title on Wednesday at the US Pro Swim Series meet in Des Moines, Iowa....

March 8, 2019, Friday


Ex-world champ Ning quits at 26

CHINA’S former 100-meter freestyle world champion and swimming pin-up Ning Zetao announced his retirement from the sport yesterday, his 26th birthday. A fan favorite in China because of his ability and ...

March 7, 2019, Thursday


Japanese sensation Ikee diagnosed with leukemia

Japan’s Rikako Ikee, who won six titles at last year’s Asian Games and was considered a strong medal contender for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, said yesterday she had been diagnosed with leukemia....

February 13, 2019, Wednesday


Sun innocent of tampering with blood samples: CSA

China’s world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has not broken anti-doping rules, the Chinese Swimming Association said yesterday, rejecting allegations in a British newspaper that he tampered with...

January 29, 2019, Tuesday


Malaysia defiant

Malaysia’s government has remained defiant despite losing the rights to host the world para swimming championships after it banned Israel....

January 29, 2019, Tuesday




 

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