Canada Dominates World Aquatics Champs Clash Against South Africa

Match 8 of the World Aquatics Champs in Doha showcased a dominating performance by Canada against South Africa, sealing a resounding victory with a final score of 24-2. Canada demonstrated remarkable strength, especially from the two-meter line, overpowering the African nation throughout the match. In a relentless first period, Canada asserted their dominance with a 6-0 lead, fueled by the impressive efforts of center-forward Elyse Lemay-Lavoie, who scored three goals. Captain Emma Wright and Serena Browne also contributed to the commanding ... Read More

Olympic places on the line for SA divers and Open Water swimmers in Doha

2 February 2024 – A team of 49 open water swimmers, divers, water polo players and artistic swimmers will represent South Africa at the World Aquatics Championships starting in Doha, Qatar today, 2 February. They’ll be joined by the pool swimmers late next week, with the swimming competition only scheduled to kick off from 11-18 February. While some have already secured their Olympic spots in Paris, for others the coming days will determine whether they will be part of the SA team in the French capital later this year. One ... Read More

South African Paralympian Kat Swanepoel Poised for Paris Paralympic Games

In the realm of Paralympic sports, stories of resilience and determination often take center stage, showcasing the extraordinary feats achieved against all odds. Among these tales stands that of Kat Swanepoel, a formidable athlete from South Africa whose journey epitomizes the invincible human spirit. At just 21 years old, Swanepoel faced a daunting diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, a progressive condition that forced her to bid farewell to her beloved sports of hockey and squash. Undeterred by this setback, she pivoted towards wheelchai... Read More

Maha Amer Makes History with Bronze Medal Win at World Aquatics Championships

Doha, Qatar - In a stunning display of talent and perseverance, Egypt's Maha Amer secured her nation's first-ever diving medal at the 2024 World Aquatics Championships held in Doha, Qatar. Amer's remarkable performance earned her the bronze medal with a score of 257.15, marking a historic moment for Egyptian diving. The 24-year-old native of Cairo delivered a captivating performance that left spectators and judges alike in awe. As her final score was announced, Amer's reaction spoke volumes. Overcome with emotion, she placed ... Read More

Ahmed Hafnaoui Leads for Men's 400 Free Entry for World Aquatics Championships

In anticipation of February’s World Aquatics Championships in Doha, Qatar, all eyes are on Olympic gold medalist Ahmed Hafnaoui as he spearheads the competitive field for the men's 400-meter freestyle event. According to recent announcements by World Aquatics, Hafnaoui sits atop the list of contenders, showcasing his formidable prowess in the pool. The organization unveiled the top seeds for the men’s 400 free, with Hafnaoui dominating the lineup. Joining him in the top 8 ranks are Lukas Maertens of Germany, Elijah Winnington... Read More