Aquatics

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.

Egypt withdraws from 2014 World Short Course Championships in Qatar

By Paul Osborne

Egypt has withdrawn from the 2014 World Short Course Swimming Championships in Doha, Qatar ©Getty ImagesEgypt has withdrawn from the 2014 World Short Course Swimming Championships in Doha.

USA Swimming names squads for 2015 major international events

By Paul Osborne

USA Swimming has named its squad for three major Championships over the next year ©Getty ImagesUSA Swimming has announced the athletes set to represent the nation at three major sporting events over the next year - the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Pan American Games in Toronto and Summer Universiade in Gwangju.

Raymond Hedger named new President of Amateur Swimming Association in England

By Paul Osborne

Raymond Hedger has been named the new President of the ASA ©Alex Whitehead/SWPix.comRaymond Hedger is the new President of the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA), England's national governing body for swimming, diving, water polo, open water, and synchronised swimming, it was announced today. 

Glasgow 2014 stars headline British Swimming Podium squad for 2015

By Gary Anderson

London 2012 silver medal winner Michael Jamieson is among 21 athletes named on British Swimming's Podium Squad for 2015 ©Getty ImagesBritish Swimming has announced its 2015 Podium squad that includes a host of athletes who starred at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games earlier this year.

Chinese swimming stars in Macau to nurture emerging talent

By Zjan Shirinian

Ye Shiwen (second left) and Sun Yang with Macau sports officials at the Olympic Swimming Centre ©OCATwo Chinese swimming stars have held a coaching clinic for Macau's rising talent fresh from bagging multiple gold at the Asian Games.
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