Aquatics

Record numbers to compete at Aquatics World Championships

By James Crook

Palau Sant JordiJuly 18 - The International Aquatics Federation (FINA) World Championships in Barcelona will feature a record-breaking number of participating nations, the world aquatics governing body confirmed today on the eve of the event.

Olympic silver medallist Jamieson picks up British universities sportsman of the year award

By Gary Anderson

July 12 - Michael JamiesonSwimmer Michael Jamieson has been named the British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) Sportsman of the Year following a successful 2012-2013 season which saw him claim Olympic silver in the 200 metres breaststroke at London 2012.

Water polo official El-Awadi appointed as new Swimming Canada chief executive

By Gary Anderson

July 10 - Ahmed El-Amadi will take over as chief executive officer of Swimming Canada on Aug 19Swimming Canada has announced the appointment of Ahmed El-Awadi as its new chief executive officer following his five years as executive director of Water Polo Canada.

Olympic champion swimmer Ledecky wins US Athlete of the Month award

By James Crook

171899056July 9 - Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Katie Ledecky has been awarded the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Female Athlete of the Month award for June following a series of fine performances at the National Championships in Indianapolis.

Professional Sports Group to work with le Clos in Rio 2016 build-up

By Duncan Mackay

Chad le Clos in poolJuly 3 - South Africa's Chad le Clos, who shot to worldwide prominence at London 2012 when he beat Michael Phelps to win the Olympic gold medal in the 200 metres butterfly, has signed with the Professional Sports Group, a leading marketing company.

Four-time Olympic champion Trickett retires from swimming due to injury

By James Crook

148940434July 3 - Australia's four-time Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Libby Trickett has announced her retirement at the age of 28 due to a persistent wrist injury.

USA Synchro announces Agon Swimwear as new national swimwear partner

By Gary Anderson

July 1 - USA SYNC DIVING INAgon Swimwear is the new official national team supplier for USA national synchronised swimming teams, it has been announced today.

British Swimming look to Adlington to pull them from doldrums as major changes are promised

By James Crook

160753930June 26 - British Swimming national performance director Chris Spice and head coach Bill Furniss have set out their plans to get Britain delivering again in the pool after a disappointing campaign at London 2012, and will turn to two-time Olympic gold medallist to Rebecca Adlington to aid them.

USA Synchro partners Riverside Aquatics Complex to create National Development Training Centre

By Gary Anderson

June 24 - US SynchroA new National Development Training Centre has been created by USA Synchro at the Riverside Aquatics Centre in California, which will see junior and age teams use the facility.
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