Aquatics

Olympic gold medal winning swimmer fails drugs test

By Liam Morgan

Park Tae-Hwan won gold in Beijing in the 400m event but his agency have announced he has failed a drugs testSouth Korea's Olympic gold medallist Park Tae-Hwan has become the latest athlete to be embroiled in a doping storm after his agency announced he has tested positive for a banned substance.

International Swimming Federation announce new sponsorship deal with Chinese company Hosa

By Liam Morgan

FINA have announced another sponsorship deal with Chinese sportswear company HosaThe International Swimming Federation (FINA) have announced Chinese sportswear company Hosa as the sponsor of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series.

Serbian star Čavić fires warning to swimmer switching nationality from Russia

By Liam Morgan

Arkady Vyatchanin announced last April that he wanted to begin competing for another team after falling out with the Russian Swimming FederationRetired Serbian swimming star Milorad Čavić has fired a warning to world record holder Arkady Vyatchanin after it was announced the Russian wants to compete for the Balkan nation, claiming the Serbian Swimming Federation is "plagued with corruption".

Impact of cross-continental swimming race hailed by Turkish Olympic head

By Emily Goddard

Applications for the 2015 Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race opened today ©National Olympic Committee of Turkey/FacebookIstanbul is anticipating another record year for its world-famous annual Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race as applications for the event, which is heralded by the National Olympic Committee of Turkey (NOCT) as a way to showcase the country as a sporting hub, have opened. 

Swimming World Cup to visit eight Asian and European venues in 2015

By Paul Osborne

FINA has confirmed the calendar for the 2015 Swimming World Cup ©FINAThe International Swimming Federation (FINA) has confirmed its calendar for the 2015 Swimming World Cup series.

Mixed relays officially added to 2015 World Aquatics Championships schedule

By Paul Osborne

Mixed relay has been added to the schedule for the 2015 World Aquatics Championships ©Getty ImagesMixed relay has been officially added to the schedule for the 2015 World Aquatics Championships as Kazan gets set to host the event this summer. 

Campbell scoops three major individual honours at Swimming Australia's annual awards

By Daniel Etchells

Cate Campbell (centre) was crowned Swimmer of the Year at Swimming Australia's annual awards ceremony ©Australian Swim TeamCommonwealth and Pan Pacific champion Cate Campbell has added to her list of accolades for 2014 by claiming three major individual honours, including Swimmer of the Year, at Swimming Australia's annual awards ceremony in Queensland.

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.
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