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The Courier Mail
Phelps secures ticket to fifth Olympicsof 1:51.51 — set at the tail end of the bodysuit era in 2009 — still stands. R
Phelps secures ticket to fifth Olympics
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
of 1:51.51 — set at the tail end of the bodysuit era in 2009 — still stands. Regaining the Olympic title he surrendered to Chad le Clos in London, in an event he long considered his baby, figures to be a strong motivator for Phelps in Rio, although... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Letoya Makhene has Lerato Kganyago in tearsduring her set, literally threw her in the deep end," he wrote. "She was like
Letoya Makhene has Lerato Kganyago in tears
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 18 hours ago
during her set, literally threw her in the deep end," he wrote. "She was like cool and ooh boy did she do a Chad Le clos Gold medal performance at the Olympics. It was almost as if @letoyamakhene had been rehearsing for this moment... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Swimming: Phelps still big fish in poolwill look to South Africans Cameron van der Burgh, the reigning champion and Pe
Swimming: Phelps still big fish in pool
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
will look to South Africans Cameron van der Burgh, the reigning champion and Peaty's big rival in 100m breaststroke, and Chad Le Clos, who beat Phelps to 200m butterfly gold in 2012. The scourge of doping, in a year darkened by scandals in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Phelps still the big fish in the poolwill look to South Africans Cameron van der Burgh, the reigning champion and Pe
Phelps still the big fish in the pool
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
will look to South Africans Cameron van der Burgh, the reigning champion and Peaty's big rival in 100m breaststroke, and Chad Le Clos, who beat Phelps to 200m butterfly gold in 2012. The scourge of doping, in a year darkened by scandals in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rio 2016 - World Leading Times Vs World Records in the Olympic Swimming Seasontwo men's swimmers from the States have managed world best times this season.
Rio 2016 - World Leading Times Vs World Records in the Olympic Swimming Season
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
two men's swimmers from the States have managed world best times this season. South Africa's medal hopes depend largely on Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh. Sadly, women's swimming in the country is nowhere near the world standard and there... Read more
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dna
Swimming Preview: Michael Phelps still biggest fish in the poolwill look to South Africans Cameron van der Burgh, the reigning champion and Pe
Swimming Preview: Michael Phelps still biggest fish in the pool
dna / Posted 3 days ago
will look to South Africans Cameron van der Burgh, the reigning champion and Peaty's big rival in 100m breaststroke, and Chad Le Clos, who beat Phelps to 200m butterfly gold in 2012. The scourge of doping, in a year darkened by scandals in... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Phelps still the big fish in the poolwill look to South Africans Cameron van der Burgh, the reigning champion and Pe
Phelps still the big fish in the pool
Reuters Sports News / Posted 3 days ago
will look to South Africans Cameron van der Burgh, the reigning champion and Peaty's big rival in 100m breaststroke, and Chad Le Clos, who beat Phelps to 200m butterfly gold in 2012. The scourge of doping, in a year darkened by scandals in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Phelps still the big fish in the poolwill look to South Africans Cameron van der Burgh, the reigning champion and Pe
Phelps still the big fish in the pool
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
will look to South Africans Cameron van der Burgh, the reigning champion and Peaty's big rival in 100m breaststroke, and Chad Le Clos, who beat Phelps to 200m butterfly gold in 2012. The scourge of doping, in a year darkened by scandals in... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Rio 2016: World leading times vs world records in the Olympic swimming seasontwo men’s swimmers from the States have managed world best times this season.
Rio 2016: World leading times vs world records in the Olympic swimming season
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
two men’s swimmers from the States have managed world best times this season. South Africa’s medal hopes depend largely on Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh. Sadly, women’s swimming in the country is nowhere near the world standard and there... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
My parents' sickness is pushing me through, says Chad le Closthe past few months also showed Chad open up about his parents' battle. The fu
My parents' sickness is pushing me through, says Chad le Clos
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
the past few months also showed Chad open up about his parents' battle. The full documentary entitled Unbelievable: The Chad le Clos Story was released on Sunday night, and it's nothing short of inspiring. The documentary details the swimmer's... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Rio 2016: South Africa at the Games – all the times, events and highlightsAshleigh Moolman-Pasio and An-Li Kachelhoffer competing for South Africa. 18:0
Rio 2016: South Africa at the Games – all the times, events and highlights
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio and An-Li Kachelhoffer competing for South Africa. 18:00-20:20 Sunday is the first time we'll see Chad le Clos in action. He’s swimming in the 200m freestyle heats. Myles Brown will take part in the same event while... Read more
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Rappler
Rio Olympics offer Phelps chance to bow out on his own termsthe discus (1956-68) and Carl Lewis in the long jump (1984-96). And he would l
Rio Olympics offer Phelps chance to bow out on his own terms
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
the discus (1956-68) and Carl Lewis in the long jump (1984-96). And he would love to avenge his 2012 loss to South African Chad le Clos in the 200m fly - the first event Phelps ever swam in the Olympics - in Sydney in 2000. He's done so, raising... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rio is Phelps's chance to bow out on own termsthe discus (1956-68) and Carl Lewis in the long jump (1984-96). And he would l
Rio is Phelps's chance to bow out on own terms
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
the discus (1956-68) and Carl Lewis in the long jump (1984-96). And he would love to avenge his 2012 loss to South African Chad le Clos in the 200m fly -- the first event Phelps ever swam in the Olympics -- in Sydney in 2000. - 'This is it' - At... Read more
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iol.co.za
Who’ll be cool to rule in the pool?for the team to stand a chance of earning a place in the final. Marathon swim:
Who’ll be cool to rule in the pool?
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
for the team to stand a chance of earning a place in the final. Marathon swim: Michelle Weber, Chad Ho Swimming Men: Chad le Clos, Jarred Crous, Dylan Bosch, Calvyn Justus, Cameron van der Burgh, Sebastien Rousseau, Michael Meyer, Christopher... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cancer scare weighs on Le Clos ahead of Phelps re-matchre-match With Chad’s parents ill, it’s expected to be a more sombre atmosphere
Cancer scare weighs on Le Clos ahead of Phelps re-match
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
re-match With Chad’s parents ill, it’s expected to be a more sombre atmosphere around the Le Clos camp this time. FILE: Chad le Clos at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Picture: Wessel Oosthuizen. CAPE TOWN – Chad le Clos's... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Cancer scare weighs on Le Clos ahead of Phelps re-matchSouth Africa's Chad le Clos celebrates gold in the men's 100m butterfly final a
Cancer scare weighs on Le Clos ahead of Phelps re-match
Reuters Sports News / Posted 6 days ago
South Africa's Chad le Clos celebrates gold in the men's 100m butterfly final at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia, August 8, 2015. CAPE TOWN Chad le Clos's much-anticipated re-match with superstar Michael Phelps in Rio de Janeiro's... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Usain Bolt says banning Russia sends strong message to drug cheatslips, what action will the IOC decide to take? Speaking at the launch of his d
Usain Bolt says banning Russia sends strong message to drug cheats
Kingston Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
lips, what action will the IOC decide to take? Speaking at the launch of his documentary about South African swimmer Chad le Clos, 'Unbelievable', Pinsent said: " I hope they'll take courage from the fact there will not be a legal comeback to... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Olympic Gamesparents have cancerOlympic swimming champ Le Clos says both parents have cancer
Olympic Games
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
parents have cancerOlympic swimming champ Le Clos says both parents have cancer South African Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps at the 2012 London Games, says both his parents are fighting cancer.More >> By GERALD... Read more
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heraldscotland
Usain Bolt gives CAS decision to ban Russia the thumbs uplips, what action will the IOC decide to take? Speaking at the launch of his d
Usain Bolt gives CAS decision to ban Russia the thumbs up
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
lips, what action will the IOC decide to take? Speaking at the launch of his documentary about South African swimmer Chad le Clos, 'Unbelievable', Pinsent said: "I hope they'll take courage from the fact there will not be a legal comeback to... Read more
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guardian-series
Usain Bolt says banning Russia sends strong message to drug cheatslips, what action will the IOC decide to take? Speaking at the launch of his d
Usain Bolt says banning Russia sends strong message to drug cheats
guardian-series / Posted 7 days ago
lips, what action will the IOC decide to take? Speaking at the launch of his documentary about South African swimmer Chad le Clos, 'Unbelievable', Pinsent said: " I hope they'll take courage from the fact there will not be a legal comeback to... Read more
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Super Sport
2016 Rio Olympic Games Info - SuperSport - Athleticsinto an even greater global city. SA SQUAD AQUATICS Diving: Julia Vincent M
2016 Rio Olympic Games Info - SuperSport - Athletics
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
into an even greater global city. SA SQUAD AQUATICS Diving: Julia Vincent Marathon swim: Michelle Weber, Chad Ho Men: Chad le Clos, Jarred Crous, Dylan Bosch, Calvyn Justus, Cameron van der Burgh, Sebastien Rousseau, Michael Meyer, Christopher... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Best Rivalries Between Countries at Summer Olympicshe grabbed a gold in the 100-meter and a silver in the 200-meter. So who broke
Best Rivalries Between Countries at Summer Olympics
Bleacher Report / Posted 9 days ago
he grabbed a gold in the 100-meter and a silver in the 200-meter. So who broke his streak? That would be South African Chad le Clos. The rivalry has simmered ever since, and it could come to a head in Rio, where Phelps will swim in his final... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Expect better SA medal haul in Rioare possible, and they'd be well deserved. And finally, in the pool, we have t
Expect better SA medal haul in Rio
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
are possible, and they'd be well deserved. And finally, in the pool, we have the usual possibility for a few medals. Chad le Clos could be a star of the Games, and his races against Michael Phelps (and two Japanese stars) will produce the... Read more
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International Business Times
Rio 2016 Olympics: Chad Le Clos' parents' cancer battle puts Michael Phelps clash in perspective Four years ago, 20-year-old Chad Le Clos thought he was facing his greatest cha
Rio 2016 Olympics: Chad Le Clos' parents' cancer battle puts Michael Phelps clash in perspective
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
Four years ago, 20-year-old Chad Le Clos thought he was facing his greatest challenge. Michael Phelps, the all-conquering American swimmer who won eight golds in Beijing in 2008, was the figure who stood between him and success in the 200m... Read more
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International Business Times
Swimming phenomenon Katie Ledecky primed to continue her success at Rio 2016 Olympics that followed his second arrest for driving under the influence and his endurin
Swimming phenomenon Katie Ledecky primed to continue her success at Rio 2016 Olympics
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
that followed his second arrest for driving under the influence and his enduring rivalries with compatriot Ryan Lochte and Chad Le Clos are likely to form the main swimming narrative in Rio. However, Ledecky, still the youngest member of the US... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's Rio Olympic Hopefuls May Be the Best Yetthat this year's team is possibly the best selected. The final teams were name
South Africa's Rio Olympic Hopefuls May Be the Best Yet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
that this year's team is possibly the best selected. The final teams were named on Thursday, with no real surprises. Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh head the swimming list. On the football front, Itumeleng Khune and Eric Mathoho have... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Caster looks as good as gold for SAcomeback following an absence of 112 years. Top contenders in the pool will be
Caster looks as good as gold for SA
Daily Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
comeback following an absence of 112 years. Top contenders in the pool will be Olympic champion and butterfly specialist Chad le Clos, who announced earlier this week that both his parents are battling cancer, while Cameron van der Burgh will... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA eyeing 10 medalsand Ryk Neethling, distance runner Hendrik Ramaala and winter Olympian Alex Hea
SA eyeing 10 medals
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
and Ryk Neethling, distance runner Hendrik Ramaala and winter Olympian Alex Heath. London Olympics gold medallists Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh and members of the “oarsome foursome” James Thompson and John Smith have all been... Read more
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iol.co.za
#TeamSA targets seven goldSchoeman and Ryk Neethling, distance runner Hendrik Ramaala and winter Olympian
#TeamSA targets seven gold
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Schoeman and Ryk Neethling, distance runner Hendrik Ramaala and winter Olympian Alex Heath. London Olympic gold medallists Chad le Clos, Cameron van der Burgh and members of the "oarsome foursome", James Thompson and John Smith, have all been... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Semenya among 137 Rio-bound South AfricansHogan misses out on Rio, though, having tested positive for methylhexaneamine a
Semenya among 137 Rio-bound South Africans
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
Hogan misses out on Rio, though, having tested positive for methylhexaneamine at the national championships last April. Chad le Clos, who stunned American multi-Olympics gold medallist Michael Phelps by winning the London Games 200m butterfly,... Read more
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Salon.com
African discus champion out of Olympics for dopingathletes to the Rio de Janeiro Games, with its team headlined by medal contende
African discus champion out of Olympics for doping
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
athletes to the Rio de Janeiro Games, with its team headlined by medal contenders Caster Semenya, Wayde van Niekerk, and Chad le Clos. Semenya has been in dominant form this season in the 800 meters and appears the outright favorite for gold at... Read more
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iol.co.za
Team SA carrying the hopes of the nationmedallists from London still well in the range of winning medals in their respe
Team SA carrying the hopes of the nation
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
medallists from London still well in the range of winning medals in their respective events. Olympic gold medallists Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh will again be tasked to set the tone for the Games when they get in the pool in the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Twitter reacts to Team SA announcementfirst batch of athletes is set to leave for Brazil on July 23, and while all ey
Twitter reacts to Team SA announcement
Calcutta News / Posted 14 days ago
first batch of athletes is set to leave for Brazil on July 23, and while all eyes will be on the likes of the Bltizboks, Chad le Clos, Cameron van der Burgh and Caster Semenya in terms of medal hopes, there are many who are just thrilled to be a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Sascoc confident Team SA will bring home gold from RioSports Minister Oosthuizen’s expressed pride in the team selected to represent
Sascoc confident Team SA will bring home gold from Rio
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
Sports Minister Oosthuizen’s expressed pride in the team selected to represent SA in Rio Olympics. Olympic gold medalist, Chad le Clos. Picture: Facebook. SASCOC,2016 Rio Olympics,Gert Oosthuizen JOHANNESBURG – South African Sports Confederation... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Semenya headlines South African team for Riocomeback following an absence of 112 years. Top contenders in the pool will be
Semenya headlines South African team for Rio
Reuters Sports News / Posted 14 days ago
comeback following an absence of 112 years. Top contenders in the pool will be Olympic champion and butterfly specialist Chad le Clos, who announced earlier this week that both his parents are battling cancer, while Cameron van der Burgh will... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Semenya headlines South African team for Riocomeback following an absence of 112 years. Top contenders in the pool will be
Semenya headlines South African team for Rio
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
comeback following an absence of 112 years. Top contenders in the pool will be Olympic champion and butterfly specialist Chad le Clos, who announced earlier this week that both his parents are battling cancer, while Cameron van der Burgh will... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA Olympic team announcedWayde van Niekerk and javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen. The swimming team will
SA Olympic team announced
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Wayde van Niekerk and javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen. The swimming team will be headed by 2012 London Olympic medallists Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh, while Juan de Jongh was the only 15-man Springbok included in the Blitzboks’ 12-man... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Team South Africa Named for the 2016 Rio Olympicsfull and final athletes in Team South Africa for the 2016 Olympics (includes th
Team South Africa Named for the 2016 Rio Olympics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
full and final athletes in Team South Africa for the 2016 Olympics (includes the list that was announced in May 2016) Chad le Clos, Jarred Crous, Dylan Bosch, Calvyn Justus, Cameron van der Burgh, Sebastien Rousseau, Michael Meyer, Christopher... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Sascoc names team to compete at Rio Olympics Caster Semenya, Chad le Clos and Cameron Van Der Burgh will star at the Olymp
Sascoc names team to compete at Rio Olympics
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
Caster Semenya, Chad le Clos and Cameron Van Der Burgh will star at the Olympics for Team SA. FILE: Caster Semenya at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Picture: AFP. Olympics,SASCOC,2016 Rio Olympics,2016... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bigger Rio squad for Team SABurgh set the tone winning the 100m breaststroke gold medal in a world-record t
Bigger Rio squad for Team SA
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
Burgh set the tone winning the 100m breaststroke gold medal in a world-record time four years ago before breakthrough star Chad le Clos became a household name when he caused the upset of the Games by beating American icon Michael Phelps in the... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA to send largest team to OlympicsLondon, Cameron van der Burgh won the 100m breaststroke gold medal in a world-r
SA to send largest team to Olympics
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
London, Cameron van der Burgh won the 100m breaststroke gold medal in a world-record time before breakthrough star Chad le Clos caused the upset of the Games by beating icon Michael Phelps in the 200m butterfly for gold, and bagging silver... Read more
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Perth Now
Swim champ’s devastating double cancer blowSOUTH AFRICAN Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps i
Swim champ’s devastating double cancer blow
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
SOUTH AFRICAN Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps in one of the upsets of the 2012 London Games, has announced both his parents are fighting cancer. Le Clos said in a statement that his father Bert, who himself became a... Read more
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Herald Sun
Swim champ’s devastating double cancer blowSOUTH AFRICAN Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps i
Swim champ’s devastating double cancer blow
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
SOUTH AFRICAN Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps in one of the upsets of the 2012 London Games, has announced both his parents are fighting cancer. Le Clos said in a statement that his father Bert, who himself became a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Swim champ’s devastating double cancer blowSOUTH AFRICAN Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps i
Swim champ’s devastating double cancer blow
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
SOUTH AFRICAN Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps in one of the upsets of the 2012 London Games, has announced both his parents are fighting cancer. Le Clos said in a statement that his father Bert, who himself became a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Swim champ’s devastating double cancer blowRio 2016: Swim star Chad le Clos reveals both his parents have cancer | Daily T
Swim champ’s devastating double cancer blow
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
Rio 2016: Swim star Chad le Clos reveals both his parents have cancer | Daily Telegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Reigning Olympic champion Chad le Clos reveals both... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Olympic swimming champ Le Clos says both parents have cancerSouth African Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps i
Olympic swimming champ Le Clos says both parents have cancer
Warren Times Observer / Posted 17 days ago
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. Le Clos said in a statement that his father Bert, who himself... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Le Clos’s Olympic prep overshadowed by parents’ cancer shockparents’ cancer shock His mother underwent a double-mastectomy, while his fath
Le Clos’s Olympic prep overshadowed by parents’ cancer shock
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
parents’ cancer shock His mother underwent a double-mastectomy, while his father’s been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Chad le Clos with his gold medal after winning the 200m butterfly final in the Olympics. Picture: AFP. 2016 Rio... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Olympic swimming champ Le Clos says both parents have cancerSouth African Olympic swimming champion Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps i
Olympic swimming champ Le Clos says both parents have cancer
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 17 days ago
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. Le Clos said in a statement that his father Bert, who himself... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Olympian Chad le Clos reveals devastating news ahead of Rio Olympicsto Brazil to watch Le Clos in action throughout August. The 24-year-old, speak
Olympian Chad le Clos reveals devastating news ahead of Rio Olympics
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
to Brazil to watch Le Clos in action throughout August. The 24-year-old, speaking before the release of 'Unbelievable: The Chad le Clos Story', which will be available on his website on Sunday, 24 July, said: "Thinking about what has happened to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Olympic swimming champ Le Clos says both parents have cancerFILE - In this Tuesday July 31, 2012 file photo, South Africa's Chad le Clos po
Olympic swimming champ Le Clos says both parents have cancer
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday July 31, 2012 file photo, South Africa's Chad le Clos poses with his gold medal for the men's 200-meter butterfly swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. South... Read more
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