Aquatics

Japanese swimmer Tomita suspended for 18 months after stealing camera from journalist

By Daniel Etchells

Naoya Tomita has been hit with an 18-month ban for stealing a journalist's camera at the Asian Games ©Getty Images Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita has been suspended for 18 months by the country's Swimming Federation and dropped by his sponsor after stealing a camera belonging to a journalist during a training session at the Asian Games in South Korea.

Dawn Fraser returns to Tokyo to celebrate 50th anniversary of 1964 Olympics

By Mike Rowbottom in Tokyo

Dawn Fraser is back in Tokyo to mark the 50th anniversary of the Olympics where she won a third 100m swimming gold ©Getty ImagesAustralia's swimming legend Dawn Fraser is returning to Japan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics where she made history by winning a third consecutive gold in the women's 100 metres freestyle - and also received a disciplinary ban putting a premature end to her career.

Phelps suspended for six months and barred from World Championships by USA Swimming after drink driving charge

By Emily Goddard

USA Swimming has suspended Michael Phelps for six months ©Getty ImagesOlympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps has been hit with a six-month suspension and pulled from next year's International Aquatics Federation World Championships after his arrest for driving under the influence last week.

Phelps to "take some time away" from swimming after drink driving charge

By Gary Anderson

Following a drink driving charge Michael Phelps has revealed he is to seek some help ©AFP/Getty ImagesAmerican swimmer Michael Phelps has revealed he is taking a break from swimming to attend a "programme" following a drink driving charge last week.

Phelps makes "dumb decisions" says Lochte after drink driving charge

By Zjan Shirinian

Ryan Lochte (left) said his team mate Michael Phelps makes "dumb decisions" after he was charged for driving under the influence ©Getty Images Ryan Lochte has said his United States swimming team mate Michael Phelps makes "dumb decisions", after he was charged for driving under the influence.

Michael Phelps "deeply sorry" after arrest for drink driving

By Zjan Shirinian

It is the second time Michael Phelps has been arrested for driving under the influence ©Getty ImagesMichael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, has been arrested for driving under the influence.

Third FINA World Aquatics Convention extends partnership with Malmsten AB

By Daniel Etchells

Malmsten AB's competitor racing lines lanes are used in acquatic venues across the globeThe third International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Aquatics Convention, due to be held from November 29 to December 1 at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Doha, has announced the continuation of its TOP partnership with Malmsten AB, official supplier of racing lane lines and water polo equipment.

USA Swimming sets dates for Rio 2016 Trials in Omaha

By Duncan Mackay

Dates have been set for the US Swimming Trials for Rio 2016 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, which also staged the event for Beijing 2008 and London 2012 ©USA SwimmingThe United States Olympic Swimming Trials for RIo 2016 in Omaha will take place between June 26 and July 3, it has been announced today.

FINA extends partnership with Omega

By Gary Anderson

Omega has extended its longstanding partnership with FINA ©OmegaThe International Swimming Federation (FINA) has announced the extension of its long-standing partnership with Swiss watch makers and timekeepers Omega.
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