Aquatics

British Swimming close Intensive Training Centres in latest measure to reverse slump

By Nick Butler

British Swimming have announced the changes in order to raise performance levels before Rio 2016 ©British SwimmingNovember 29 - British Swimming have announced the closure of Intensive Training Centres (ITC) in Swansea and Stirling in their latest structural change seeking improvements after a series of disappointing international results.

London 2012 Olympic Aquatics Centre to host Diving World Series event

By Emily Goddard

The London Olympic Aquatics Centre will host a leg of the Diving World Series next year ©British Swimming and The ASANovember 28 - The London 2012 Olympic Aquatics Centre has today been named as a host venue of an International Aquatics Federation (FINA) NVC Diving World Series event next year.

London 2012 Olympic Aquatics Centre to become new home for British high performance diving

By Gary Anderson

November 26 - The London Aquatics Centre will become the new High Performance Centre for British diving © Getty Images The iconic Aquatics Centre on the London 2012 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is to become the High Performance Diving Centre (HPC) for British Swimming, the sport's governing body announced today.

USA Swimming ban double Olympic medallist for life after sexual misconduct allegations

By Duncan Mackay

USA Swimming has refused to confirm that they have banned double Olympic medallist Mitch Ivey for life ©USA SwimmingNovember 25 - Two-time Olympic medallist Mitch Ivey has been banned for life from coaching by USA Swimming following allegations of sexual misconduct, it has been reported. 

More tickets on sale for Duel in the Pool

By Emily Goddard

More tickets have gone on sale for the 2013 Duel in the Pool at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre ©Glasgow City CouncilNovember 15 - More tickets for the 2013 Duel in the Pool, set to take place at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow next month, went on sale today for those who have yet to snap up their seats for the biennial event.

Phelps returns to drug testing to raise hopes of swimming comeback

By Nick Butler

Michael Phelps has indicated that he is planning a return to competitive swimming © Getty ImagesNovember 14 - Michael Phelps has fuelled rumours he is considering a comeback to competitive swimming ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics by re-registering with the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

British Swimming announce reduction in Podium and Potential Podium squad for 2014

By Paul Osborne

British Swimming announces its Podium and Potential Podium squad for 2014November 12 - The number of swimmers who will receive funding from UK Sport through the World Class Performance Programme has been reduced by over a third from those supported in the build up to London 2012.

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.
Page 21 of 67