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Colombian world champion dominates at inaugural High Diving World Cup

By Nick Butler

Orlando Duque of Colombia en route to winning the inaugural title at the FINA High Diving World Cup ©Kazan 2015Colombian star Orlando Duque finished on top at the inaugural International Swimming Federation (FINA) High Diving World Cup in Kazan to reinforce his status as the greatest athlete in the sport.

Behaviour at Glasgow 2014 praised by Swimming Australia President

By Gary Anderson

Swimming Australia President John Bertrand says the behaviour of the team's swimmers at Glasgow 2014 was a credit to the sport ©Getty ImagesSwimming Australia President John Bertrand has praised the behaviour of the country's team at Glasgow 2014 citing the changes put in place after a controversial London 2012 Olympic campaign as a major factor in the team's success at the Commonwealth Games.

First High Diving World Cup to showcase Kazan ahead of World Aquatics Championships

By Nick Butler

Reigning world champion Orlando Duque will be among those competing in Kazan ©Getty ImagesA major step on the road to the Kazan 2015 World Aquatics Championships will take place from tomorrow with the start of the inaugural International Swimming Federation (FINA) High Diving World Cup in the Russian city. 

European Short Course Swimming Championships moved to December 2015

By Zjan Shirinian

It will be almost two years after the 2013 edition in Herning when swimmers gather in Netanya for the 2015 European Short Course Swimming Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe European Short Course Swimming Championships in Israel have been moved from January to December 2015 after a vote.

FINA signs seven-year Brazilian broadcasting deal

By Zjan Shirinian

Globosat will broadcast a host of swimming championships across Brazil for seven years from 2015 ©Getty ImagesA seven-year deal has been signed by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) that secures broadcasting rights across Brazil for a host of its key competitions.

Daley defends Commonwealth Games 10m platform title at Glasgow 2014

By Nick Butler in Glasgow

Tom Daley en route to a successful defence of his 10m platform title ©Getty ImagesEngland's Tom Daley successfully defended his Commonwealth Games 10 metre platform title tonight to bring the diving competition to a close at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh.

Australia announces host venues for major swimming championships until 2017

By Gary Anderson

The Sydney Aquatics Centre is one of a number of venues that will host Swimming Australia National Championships in the next three years ©Getty Images Swimming Australia has announced the venues for its major championships for the next three years which will see events taking place in Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and Sydney.

Australia edge gold in diving thriller at Edinburgh Royal Commonwealth Pool

By Paul Osborne at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh

Matthew Mitcham and Domonic Bedggood edged gold in the men's 10m platform event today ©Getty ImagesAustralian duo Matthew Mitcham and Domonic Bedggood secured Commonwealth Games gold in the men's synchronised 10 metre platform, beatingg England poster boy Tom Daley and partner James Denny in an agonisingly close final here today. 

FINA to introduce Youth Training Programme during 2014 Swimming World Short Course Championships in Doha

By Paul Osborne

Young swimmers from across FINA Member Federations will be given the opportunity to compete in a Youth Training Programme during this year's World Championships in Doha ©Getty Images A Youth Training Programme is set to be introduced during this year's International Swimming Federation (FINA) Swimming World Short Course Championships following talks between the sport's world governing body and the Doha 2014 Organising Committee.
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