Aquatics

Exclusive: Kosovo to be accepted as FINA member before Baku 2015 - but want process sped up

By Nick Butler

Kosovo is seeking FINA membership following their IOC acceptance ©FINAKosovo Olympic Committee (KOC) President Besim Hasani has called on the International Swimming Federation (FINA) to speed up its process to accept Kosovan membership, questioning why this has not already occurred.

Phelps handed suspended prison sentence for drink driving but vows to "continue path of recovery"

By Nick Butler

Michael Phelps has been handed a one-year suspended prison sentence ©Getty ImagesUnited States swimming superstar Michael Phelps has been handed a one-year suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty following his drink driving arrest earlier this year.

Record breaking World Short-Course Swimming Championships close in Doha

By Emily Goddard

Katinka Hosszú earned a total of eight individual medals at the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha ©Getty ImagesSouth African Chad Le Clos and Hungary's Katinka Hosszú were awarded the best swimmer of the competition trophies as the World Short-Course Swimming Championships came to a close at The Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha's Aspire Zone today.

Stir It Up as Jamaican writes history at Doha World Championships

By Paul Osborne 

Alia Atkinson made history at the FINA World Championships in Doha today ©Giorgio Scala/DeepbluemediaAlia Atkinson wrote her name in the history books for more reasons than one today after she became the first Jamaican swimmer to win a world title with a record-equalling performance at the World Short-Course Championships at The Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha's Aspire Zone.

Australia has "accepted" late night swimming finals at Rio 2016, claims Coates

By Nick Butler at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo

Australian swimmers have accepted the timing of the Rio 2016 finals, John Coates has said ©Getty ImagesAustralian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has claimed he is satisfied with the proposed late night swimming finals at Rio 2016, because the gap between finals and heats has been preserved.

Two more world records for Hosszú on day three of World Short-Course Swimming Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Katinka Hosszú celebrates her 100m individual medley success ©Getty ImagesHungary's Katinka Hosszú claimed world records in the 200 metres backstroke and 100m individual medley on day three of the World Short-Course Swimming Championships at The Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha's Aspire Zone.

World records for Hosszú and Le Clos on day two of World Short-Course Swimming Championships

By Emily Goddard

Katinka Hosszú celebrates after breaking the 100 metres backstroke world record in Doha ©Getty ImagesHungary's Katinka Hosszú made up for her second best performance yesterday with a gold medal and world record on day two of the World Short-Course Swimming Championships at The Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha's Aspire Zone.

Three world records fall on opening day of World Short-Course Swimming Championships

By Emily Goddard

Mireia Belmonte set two world records on the opening day of the 2014 World Short-Course Swimming Championships ©Getty ImagesThree world records fell today as the World Short-Course Swimming Championships got underway at The Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha's Aspire Zone.

Hangzhou to host 2018 World Short-Course Swimming Championships

By Paul Osborne

Hangzhou in China will host the 2018 World Short-Course Swimming Championships and World Aquatics Convention ©Getty ImagesHangzhou in China will host the 2018 edition of the World Short-Course Swimming Championships and World Aquatics Convention, it was announced today. 
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