Reigning Olympic champion Oussama Mellouli booked his place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games but was forced to settle for a fifth place finish at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Olympic Games qualifier in Setúbal with China’s Zu Lijun winning the event.
China’s Xin Xin secured her place in the women’s marathon swimming race at Rio 2016 after winning the final International Swimming Federation (FINA) Olympic Games qualifier in Portuguese city Setúbal.
Fifteen places in the men’s and women’s marathon swimming races at Rio 2016 are set to be decided at the final International Swimming Federation (FINA) Olympic Games qualifier in Setúbal, which is due to begin tomorrow.
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) has responded to recent calls to increase out-of-competition anti-doping tests by announcing that 1,427 have been conducted on 678 athletes since the start of 2016.
Swimmer Martin Carrizo has been withdrawn from the Argentine team for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after failing a doping test for erythropoetin (EPO).
Irish swimmer Fiona Doyle has vowed to “take the risk” of contracting the Zika virus at Rio 2016 despite wanting to to have children as she does not want to miss out on making her first-ever Olympic Games appearance.
Britain send home crowd wild with medley relay double to top European Aquatics Championships medals table
Britain saved the best for last today as the European Aquatics Championships concluded here with two home medley relay successes in front of a raucous home crowd.
Cseh and Pellegrini prove experience counts with impressive European Aquatics Championship victories
Two of the continent's most decorated swimmers in Laszlo Cseh and Federica Pellegrini each claimed gold here on the penultimate night of the European Aquatics Championships.
USA Swimming has moved a Rio 2016 training camp out of Puerto Rico due to fears of the Zika virus.
Russia's Yuliya Efimova has had her temporary doping suspension lifted by the International Swimming Federation (FINA).
Sjöström claims third gold as Italians enjoy more freestyle success at LEN European Aquatics Championships
Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström claimed a third gold medal at the European Aquatics Championships here on an evening in which Italy also continued their near-perfect record in men's freestyle events.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszú reasserted her dominance of the women’s 200 metres individual medley by clinching her fourth straight European Aquatics Championships title in the event but was beaten in the 100m backstroke by familiar foe Mie Østergaard Nielsen of Denmark here tonight.
Paltrinieri clocks second fastest 1,500m time in history to clinch gold at LEN European Aquatics Championships
Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri swam the second-fastest men’s 1,500 metres time in history to secure European Aquatics Championships gold on a night where world champion James Guy of Britain was forced to settle for bronze in his preferred 200m freestyle event here.
Australian swimming coach Scott Volkers has been banned from attending Rio 2016 by Brazilian authorities following a request from International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates.
Adam Peaty produced another indication of his world class credentials here with two gold medals on the second night of swimming finals at the European Aquatics Championships.