Aquatics

FINA extends Yakult deal until 2018

By Emily Goddard

yakult finaDecember 20 - FINA, the international federation for aquatic sports, has extended its Official Partner agreement with Yakult Honsha Co Ltd for a further six years, it was confirmed today.

Lochte takes tally to six gold medals at World Short Course Championships

By Emily Goddard at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul

Ryan Lochte wins World Short Course 100m Istanbul December 16 2012December 16 - Ryan Lochte captured his fifth and sixth gold medals at the FINA World Short Course Championships here today by winning the 100 metres individual medley, a day after he broke the world record in the event, and also helping the United States to victory in the 4x100m medley.

Two world records in two days for Lochte at World Short Course Championships

By Emily Goddard at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul

Ryan Lochte 161212December 15 - Ryan Lochte of the United States secured his second swimming world record in as many days here at the FINA World Short Course Championships, this time by touching the wall in 50.71sec in the men's 100 metres individual medley semi-final today.

America's Lochte sets first world record of 2012 World Short Course Championships

By Emily Goddard at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul

Ryan Lochte141212December 14 - Ryan Lochte of the United States set the first world record of the FINA World Short Course Championships clocking 1min 49.63sec in the men's 200 metres individual medley here tonight.

Meilutytė claims Lithuania's first FINA World Short Course Championships gold

By Emily Goddard at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul

Rūta Meilutytė 141212December 13 - Lithuanian Rūta Meilutytė continued her excellent form from London 2012 where she claimed the women's 100 metres breaststroke gold medal, by winning the 50m breaststroke title – her nation's first medal in the history of the event – at the FINA World Short Course Championships here tonight.

Former Manchester United director appointed as new chairman of British Swimming

By Duncan Mackay

Maurice WatkinsDecember 13 - Former Manchester United director Maurice Watkins has been appointed as the new chairman of British Swimming and will lead the sport in the build-up to Rio 2016, it has been announced. 

Miley holds off Ye Shiwen to claim world title in Istanbul

By Duncan Mackay

Hannah Miley on way to victory 400m World Short Course Istanbul December 12 2012December 12 - Britain's Hannah Miley held off China's Olympic gold medallist Ye Shiwen to claim victory in the 400 metres individual medley in the World Short Course Championships at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul tonight. 

Windsor awarded 2016 World Short Course Swimming Championships

By Duncan Mackay

Windsor World Short Course Swimming Championships 2016 2December 11 - Canadian city Windsor will host the 2016 World Short Course Swimming Championships, it was announced by FINA in Istanbul today. 

British Swimming announce dates for two key 2013 domestic competitions following Debrief

By Tom Degun

Ponds Forge ISC 2December 10 - British Swimming has announced the dates for two key domestic competitions next year as part of their response to the London 2012 Performance Debrief.
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