Aquatics

Pan Pacific Swimming Championships tickets go on sale

By Emily Goddard

Alicia Coutts is one of the stars expected to compete for Australia at the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, tickets for which have gone on sale today ©Getty ImagesTickets for this year's Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, which will take place in Australia's Gold Coast, have gone on sale today.

USA Swimming appoints Scott Leightman as public relations director

By Zjan Shirinian

Scott Leightman has been appointed USA Swimming's director of public relations and communications ©TwitterUSA Swimming has appointed Scott Leightman as its director of public relations and communications.

TV Asahi to broadcast next three FINA World Championships across Japan

By Zjan Shirinian

TV Asahi will continue to broadcast the FINA World Championships to Japanese audiences until 2019 ©Getty ImagesTV Asahi will broadcast the next three International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championships to Japanese viewers, after a deal was struck to extend a partnership established in 2001.

Bidders emerge to host 2018 and 2020 Short Course World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Potential bidders for the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) and FINA World Aquatics Convention in 2018 and 2020 have attended an information meeting in Lausanne ©Getty ImagesStrong interest has been expressed by nine countries in bidding for the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Short Course Swimming Championships and World Aquatics Convention in 2018 and 2020.

London 2012 breaststroke medallist Efimova handed 16-month ban after positive test

By Nick Butler

Yulia Efimova has been handed a 16-month back-dated ban for her positive drugs test ©Getty ImagesOlympic bronze medal-winning swimmer Yulia Efimova of Russia has been handed a backdated 16-month ban by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) after a positive drugs test last year.

Doha 2014 FINA World Aquatics Convention details released

By Duncan Mackay at the Hotel Intercontinental in Doha

The 3rd FINA World Aquatics Convention will take place in the Ritz Hotel in Doha ©Ritz HotelMore details have been released today about the 3rd FINA World Aquatics Convention, which is due to take place at The Ritz Carlton Hotel here from November 29 until December 1. 

Phelps to continue comeback by competing in two events at Charlotte Grand Prix

By Nick Butler

Michael Phelps will continue a comeback which began last month ©Getty ImagesMichael Phelps has announced he will compete in two events at the Charlotte Grand Prix in North Carolina next week as his bid to return to the top of his sport in time for a possible final Olympic medal bid at Rio 2016 continues.

Campaign launched in United States to highlight "fun" of swimming

By Gary Anderson

A new campaign has been launched in the United States aimed at getting more children into the sport by highlighting its "fun" side ©Getty Images USA Swimming along with nine industry partners are launching a summer-long campaign called SwimToday, across the United States which is aimed at increasing the numbers of youngsters taking up the sport by highlighting its "fun" side.

Russian Olympic swimming bronze medallist Korneyev dies aged 40

By Emily Goddard

Andrey Korneyev has died at the age of 40 ©Bongarts/Getty ImagesAndrey Korneyev, who swam to an Olympic bronze medal in the Atlanta 1996 200 metres breaststroke event, has died of stomach cancer at the age of 40.
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