Aquatics

South Korean officials try to ensure Olympic gold medallist Park avoids suspension after drug positive

By Duncan Mackay

South Korean officials are battling to save Park Tae-Hwan's career after his positive drugs test ©YouTubeA special meeting has taken place between some of South Korea's top officials to discuss a strategy to try to help the country's top swimmer, Olympic gold medallist Park Tae-Hwan, avoid a doping suspension that will prevent him competing at Rio 2016.

Park Tae-Hwan to face international hearing and being stripped of Asian Games medals after positive drugs test

By Liam Morgan

South Korea's Park Tae-Hwan could face a ban from swimming after testing positive for testosterone ©Getty ImagesSouth Korean Olympic gold medallist Park Tae-Hwan is facing an international doping hearing after he tested positive for a banned substance, the Korea Swimming Federation (KSF) have announced.

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.
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