Aquatics

Barcelona World Championships breaks FINA records with 4.5 billion total viewers

By Nick Butler

There were plenty of spectators watching the 15th FINA World Championships on television as well as in the stadium in BarcelonaNovember 8 - This year's World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona were the most watched in the history of the event and reached a total worldwide television audience of almost 4.5 billion viewers, new figures published today revealed. 

Chinese Olympic champion detained for seven days after driving without licence

By Paul Osborne 

Chinas Yang Sun faces a fine and up to 15 days in detention after driving without a licenseNovember 4 - China's Olympic gold medallist Sun Yang could face up to 15 days in detention after he was caught driving without a licence yesterday.

San Juan chosen as USA Swimming training camp ahead of Rio 2016

By Paul Osborne

San Juan Puerto Rico has been selected as USA Swimmings pre-Olympic training campNovember 3 - San Juan in Puerto Rico has been selected as the pre-Olympic training camp the United States swimming team for Rio 2016, it has been revealed. 

Brazil and Japan set to compete in Australia's BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series

By Paul Osborne 

Brazil and Japan are set to participate in the 2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super SeriesOctober 24 - Australia's BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series in Perth has received a huge boost with the announcement that Brazil and Japan will now be competing in the pool competition at next year's event.

FINA warns Middle East World Cup organisers for disrespecting Israeli swimmers

By Nick Butler

FINA has warned the organisers of the events in Dubai and DohaOctober 23 - Official warnings have been issued by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) to organisers of last weekend's World Cup meetings in Dubai and Doha after Israeli athletes were negatively treated at both events.

Swimming Hall of Fame set to leave Fort Lauderdale

By Paul Osborne

The International Swimming Hall of Fame has announced plans to leave Fort Lauderdale after its contract runs out in 2015October 21 - The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) announced today that it will be looking for a new home once its 50 year contract with the city of Fort Lauderdale expires in February 2015.

Swimming Canada shortlist four cities to host Rio 2016 trials

By Paul Osborne

Four cities will battle it out to host the Swimming Canada 2016 Olympic trialsOctober 21 - Four cities have been selected as finalist to host Swimming Canada's 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Swimming Trials, it was announced today.

FINA and IEC in Sports announce partnership extension

By Paul Osborne

World swimming governing body FINA and IEC in Sport have anounced an extension to their partnershipOctober 18 - The International Swimming Federation (FINA) today announced an extension to their partnership with sports marketing agency IEC in Sports.

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.
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