Double Olympic swimming silver medallist Maddie Groves has withdrawn from Australia's Tokyo 2020 trials after taking aim at "misogynistic perverts" in the sport.
A new athlete-led organisation which aims to "fight for swimmers’ rights and provide them with an independent global voice" has been launched by 10 high-profile competitors.
Another leading Summer Olympic International Federation (IF) has posted a substantial loss for 2020, with the International Swimming Federation (FINA) revealing a deficit for the year of CHF21.5 million (£16.9 million/$23.9 million/€19.7 million).
"This is your captain speaking, please fasten your seatbelts" - FINA’s new President Al-Musallam charts a fresh route forwards
Husain Al-Musallam, officially installed as President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) at yesterday’s Congress in Doha in place of the outgoing 85-year-old incumbent, Julio Maglione, had already made his overall direction of travel clear.
Husain Al-Musallam vowed to provide athletes with a louder voice, more prize money and enhanced support during his first speech as International Swimming Federation (FINA) President, as well as pledging to reduce the per diems received by Bureau members.
Former Australian national team coach Jacco Verhaeren has been appointed as performance director at the French Swimming Federation (FFN) ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Husain Al-Musallam is set to be elected unopposed as the new President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) at tomorrow’s General Congress.
Myanmar swimmer Win Htet Oo has launched a petition calling for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban the Myanmar Olympic Committee (MOC) amid the military crackdown in the country.
Husain Al-Musallam has said he would take swift action to help the International Swimming Federation (FINA) rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic should he be confirmed as the governing body's President.
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang is set to face a second hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) tomorrow, as the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) seeks to have the swimmer banned for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and beyond.
Pilato wins women’s 50m breaststroke final while Britain continue relay success at European Aquatics Championships
Italian teenager Benedetta Pilato won the women’s 50 metres breaststroke final in dominant fashion while the British team continued their success in the relay events on the final day of swimming at the European Aquatics Championships.
Italy's 16-year-old starlet Benedetta Pilato broke the women's 50 metres breaststroke world record today on the penultimate day of the European Aquatics Championships in Budapest in Hungary.
The dates for the 2022 World Para Swimming Championships in Portugal have been confirmed - and are June 12 to 18 next year.
Boglarka Kapas led home a Hungarian one-two in the women's 200 metres butterfly ahead of three-time Olympic champion Katinka Hosszú on home soil at the European Aquatics Championships in Budapest.
Hungary's world record holder Kristof Milak set a new Championship record in the men's 200 metres butterfly to win the gold medal on home water at the European Aquatics Championships in Budapest.