Aquatics

Furniss and Spice chosen to lead British Swimming to Rio 2016

By Duncan Mackay

Bill Furniss and Becky AdlingtonFebruary 4 -  Bill Furniss, the man who helped guide Rebecca Adlington to four Olympic medals, has been named as British Swimming's new head coach, it was announced today. 

Swimming Canada chief executive quits to take up new role

By Duncan Mackay

Pierre Lafontaine profileFebruary 1 - Swimming Canada chief executive Pierre Lafontaine is leaving to become head of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), it has been announced.

Head of British disability swimming appointed new high performance director by Canada

By Duncan Mackay

John Atkinson head and shouldersJanuary 31 - John Atkinson has been appointed as Swimming Canada's director of high performance after resigning from his role as Britain's national performance director fo disability swimming. 

Adlington poised to announce retirement

By James Crook

rebeccaadlington310113January 31 - Rebecca Adlington, Britain's four-time Olympic swimming medallist, looks set to announce her retirement from the sport next week at the age of 23.

Sweetenham appointed interim head coach of New Zealand

By Duncan Mackay

Bill Sweetenham head and shouldersJanuary 30 - Britain's former performance director Bill Sweetenham has been appointed as the interim head coach of Swimming New Zealand, it was announced today. 

Australian to be new chief executive of Swimming New Zealand

By Duncan Mackay

Swimming New Zealand logoJanuary 20 - Australian sports administrator Christian Renford has been appointed as chief executive of Swimming New Zealand, it has been announced. 

Four potential bidders for 2019 and 2021 FINA World Championships meet in Lausanne

By Emily Goddard

fina World Aquatics Championships 170113January 17 - Four potential bidders - Budapest, Tokyo, Gwangju and a yet to be confirmed Chinese city - have met with FINA in Lausanne to discuss the bidding procedure for the 2019, and possibly 2021, World Championships.

Daley's mother at loggerheads with British Swimming chief over TV row

By Emily Goddard

Tom Daley splashJanuary 10 - Tom Daley's mother has come out to defend her Olympic diver son after British Swimming chief executive David Sparkes slammed the 18-year-old's television career.

Phelps and Franklin named World Swimmers of the Year

By Emily Goddard

Michael Phelps 040113January 4 - Americans Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin have today been named as World Swimmers of the Year for 2012 by FINA as it honoured the best athletes across its five disciplines.
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