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Scotland's first female Commonwealth Games champion dies on eve of Glasgow 2014

By Duncan Mackay

Scotland's first ever female Commonwealth Games gold medallist Elenor Gordon has died at the age of 80 ©Getty ImagesScotland's first ever female Commonwealth Games gold medallist Helen Orr Gordon, who came to be known as Elenor Gordon, has died at the age of the 80 on the eve of this year's event in Glasgow, where she had been due to present a medal.

Olympic swimming gold medallist to be special guest at annual Asia to Europe race across Bosphorus

By Gary Anderson

Four-time Olympic champion Inge de Bruijn will be a special guest at the Bosphorus Cross Continental swimming race ©AFP/Getty ImagesDutch Olympic swimming legend Inge de Bruijn will be the special guest of the National Olympic Committee of Turkey (NOCT) at the Samsung Bosphorus Cross Continental swimming race due to take place later this month.

FINA introduces General Management System to coordinate events

By Paul Osborne

FINA has introduced a new General Management System to help coordinate events and administration procedures ©Getty ImagesThe International Swimming Federation (FINA) has today launched a new General Management System (GMS) in an attempt to streamline event management processes and administration procedures for its main events.

"I will walk again" vows Olympic gold medallist Van Dyken-Rouen after horror accident

By Gary Anderson

Six-time Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has vowed to walk again after an accident has left her paralysed from the waist down ©Getty Images Six-time Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has vowed she will walk again just three weeks after an accident involving an all-terrain vehicle left her paralysed from the waist down.

Phelps ends Santa Clara meet with third as he builds towards Rio 2016

By Zjan Shirinian

Michael Phelps increased his schedule of races for his third competitive meet since his comeback ©Getty ImagesMichael Phelps continued his swimming comeback with third in the 200 metres individual medley at the Arena Grand Prix in Santa Clara, to add to a tie for first and two second place finishes.

Mastbank named title sponsor of 2014 FINA Swimming World Cup

By Paul Osborne

Russian commercial bank Mastbank will be the title sponsor of the 2014 Swimming World Cup after signing a deal with FINA ©FINAThe International Swimming Federation (FINA) today named Russian commercial bank Mastbank as the title sponsor for the 2014 World Cup.

Toronto chosen to host Canadian Rio 2016 swimming trials

By Nick Butler

The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic trials will take place in Toronto ©Swimming CanadaToronto will have another opportunity to showcase its host city credentials by hosting the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Team Trials in 2016, Swimming Canada have announced.

Wales name final swimming squad for Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

Jemma Lowe is one of 23 swimmers named to the Welsh team for Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesWales has announced a 23-strong swimming squad to compete at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre during this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

USA Swimming director Wielgus makes first public apology to sexual abuse victims

By Paul Osborne

Chuck Wielgus has publically apologised to the victims of sexual abuse at the hands of USA Swimming coaches ©USA SwimmingUSA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus has released his first public apology since the national governing body's sexual abuse scandal came to light four years ago.
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