Aquatics

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. 

Exclusive: Mixed gender diving and synchronised swimming to take place at Kazan 2015

By Nick Butler

Mixed synchronised swimming will be showcased at the 2015 World Championships ©FINAMixed gender events in synchronised swimming and diving, as well as swimming, will take place at the 2015 International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championships in Kazan, insidethegames has learned.

FINA to introduce mixed gender events in diving and synchronised swimming

By Nick Butler

A number of key decisions were passed at the FINA Congress today in Doha, including regarding the introduction of mixed eventsMixed gender events in synchronised swimming and diving have been given the green light by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) following an Extraordinary Congress in Doha today.

Gabon, St Maarten and Belize approved as new members of FINA

By Nick Butler

Gabon is one of three nations to have approved as a FINA member ©Getty ImagesGabon, St Maarten and Belize have all been approved as members of the International Swimming Association (FINA) following a Bureau meeting in Doha.

Chinese Olympic swimming champion served three month ban for doping

By Paul Osborne

Sun Yang served a three month ban for failing a doping test earlier this year ©Getty ImagesChinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has served a three month ban for failing a doping test, China's anti-doping agency (Chinada) revealed today.
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