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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.

Olympic gold medallist Jędrzejczak retires from swimming

By Paul Osborne

Otylia Jędrzejczak has announced her retirement from swimming ©AFP/Getty ImagesOlympic swimming champion Otylia Jędrzejczak has retired from the sport during a special ceremony at the start of the Polish Championships in Olsztyn.

Alabama's Auburn University to be base for Australian swimmers prior to Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

Australian Swimmers will be based at Auburn University in the United States prior to Rio 2016 ©Swimming AustraliaAustralian swimmers will hold their staging camps in the build-up to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games at Auburn University, Alabama, in the United States.

USA Swimming chief withdraws Hall of Fame nomination after sex abuse scandal

By Nick Butler

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus has had his Hall of Fame induction rescinded following allegations ©TwitterUSA Swimming chief executive Chuck Wielgus has withdrawn his induction into the International Swimming Hall of Fame following a report criticising his role in sexual abuse cases which occurred under his leadership.

Drive to get more Scots open water swimming launched by world champion Keri-Anne Payne

By Gary Anderson

Kerri-Anne Payne was on hand today to launch come and try open water sessions at the Helix Park Lagoon in Falkirk ©Ian MacNicolFormer world champion and Olympic silver medallist Keri-Anne Payne helped launch a drive to get more people involved in open water swimming today at the newly opened Lagoon at the Helix in Falkirk.
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