Aquatics

Olympic champions Ledecky and Lochte headline Team USA for Duel in the Pool

By Emily Goddard

Ryan Lochte leads the Team USA men's line up for Duel in the PoolOctober 17 - Olympic gold medallists Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky will headline the Team USA line up named today for the 2013 Duel in the Pool taking place this December in Glasgow.

Swimming Australia going Dutch with new head coach

By Paul Osborne

Jacco Verhaeran has been named new National Head Coach of Swimming AustraliaOctober 17 - Swimming Australia President John Bertrand and chief executive Mark Anderson today named Jacco Verhaeren as the country's new head coach. 

Recruitment underway for London Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park

By Nick Butler

A new managerial position is being advertised to manage the post-Olympic development at the London Aquatics CentreOctober 16 - A recruitment process is underway to find a manager for the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park as its redevelopment process begins following the completion of London 2012.

FINA and European Broadcasting Union extend media rights partnership for four more years

By Nick Butler

FINA and the European Broadcasting Union have extended their partnership until 2017October 15 - The International Swimming Federation (FINA) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) have announced a further extension to their long-standing European media rights partnership for four more years until 2017.

Olympians out in force as GO Swim Month kicks off in Queensland

By Gary Anderson

October 10 - Young swimmers in Queensland were treated to tips and advice from Team Australia Olympic starsAspiring young swimmers across Queensland were treated to visits from some of Australia's top swimmers, including London 2012 medallists Brittany Elmslie and Emily Seebohm, as the second annual GO Swim Month made a splashing start Down Under.

World champions Franklin, Ledecky and Lochte head list of nominees for Golden Goggle Awards

By Gary Anderson

October 1 - Missy Franklin is going for a hat-trick of female athlete of the year awards at the Golden Goggles in Los AngelesOlympic gold medallists and 2013 world champions Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky and Ryan Lochte are the leading contenders in the race to be crowned female and male athletes of the year at the Golden Goggle Awards next month.

Portuguese appointed new executive director of LEN

By Duncan Mackay

Paulo Frischknecht has been appointed as the new executive director of LENSeptember 27 - Portugal's Paulo Frischknecht has been appointed as the new executive director of LEN, the European governing body for aquatic sports, it was announced today at the organisation's Congress in Edinburgh.

Swimmers ready to make a splash for the second GO Swim Month in Australia

By Gary Anderson

September 27 - Go Swim Month 2013 starts on October 1The second annual GO Swim Month run by Swimming Australia is set to get underway next Tuesday (October 1) as the governing body launches its national campaign to get more youngsters into the pool.

Double Olympic gold medallist Steffen calls time on swimming career

By James Crook

German swimmer Britta Steffen has announced her retirement from the sportSeptember 27 - Germany's two-time Olympic champion swimmer Britta Steffen has announced her retirement at the age of 29 following medal-less campaigns at London 2012 and the FINA World Championships earlier this year.
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