Aquatics

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.

Pan Pacific Championships heading for Gold Coast after money confirmed to upgrade pool

By Duncan Mackay

Pan Pacific ChampionshipsJune 21 - The Gold Coast will host the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, it was finally confirmed today, after the money to upgrade facilities necessary to stage the event were set aside in the City Council's annual budget. 

Doping swimmer Glæsner stripped of world title

By Emily Goddard

Mads Glaesner Istanbul 2012June 17 - Danish swimmer Mads Glæsner has been stripped of his 2012 1,500 metres freestyle world title and handed a three-month ban for doping at last year's World Swimming Championships in Istanbul.

Olympic team manager Peart to lead English swimmers at Glasgow 2014

By Emily Goddard

Dawn Peart Team GB managerJune 17 - Dawn Peart, manager of Britain's swimmers at the last two Olympics, has been named as the team leader for the English swimming squad heading to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Canadian diver Despatie named co-host of City Montreal’s morning show

By Tom Degun

Alexander Despatie divingJune 6 - Just days after announcing his retirement from his diving career, Canada's Alexandre Despatie has been named one of the two hosts of City Montreal's morning show Breakfast Television.

Swimming Australia chief promises change as major sponsors pull out of multi-million dollar deal

By James Crook

2473 swimming-aust-nettlefold-aap-130601-bJune 5 - Swimming Australia chief Mark Anderson has reassured that the organisation are on the road to recovery, despite the devastating blow of losing a major sponsor contract with Energy Australia, who pulled the plug on their five-year deal just 12 months in after President Barclay Nettlefold (left) resigned following comments he allegedly  made towards female colleagues.

Commonwealth champion and Olympic medal winning diver Despatie retires

By Emily Goddard

Alexandre Despatie 050613June 4 - Nine-time Commonwealth champion and two-time Olympic silver medal winning diver Alexandre Despatie, one of Canada's most successful athletes of all time, has announced his retirement from competitive international competition.
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