South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan has claimed he was offered lucrative sponsorship contracts and a high-profile role at a university in Seoul by a Government official in return for not competing at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
LEN President Barelli signs hosting agreement with Budapest for 2020 European Aquatics Championships
Paolo Barelli, President of the European Swimming Federation (LEN), has officially signed the hosting agreement for the 2020 European Aquatics Championships scheduled to be held in Budapest.
Chinese swimmers brushed aside the rest of the field today as they secured five of the nine gold medals on offer on the final day of the Asian Swimming Championships at the Tatsumi International Swimming Centre in Tokyo.
South Korea’s Park Tae-hwan secured his third and fourth gold medals of the Asian Swimming Championships as he clinched victory in the 1,500 and 100 metres freestyle races at the Tatsumi International Swimming Center in Tokyo.
Ikee claims two gold medals as Park continues recovery from Rio 2016 disappointment at Asian Swimming Championships
Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee secured two gold medals to the delight of the home crowd at the Asian Swimming Championships as South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan picked up his second title of the event at the Tatsumi International Swimming Center in Tokyo.
Hosszu calls for resignation of FINA vice-president from national role for "failing to provide support"
Three-time Rio 2016 champion Katinka Hosszu is among leading athletes to have called for the resignation of Hungarian Swimming Federation (MUSZ) President Tamás Gyárfás amid a catalogue of alleged problems in the way he has supported them.
Leading Russian Swimming Federation official resigns to focus on role as Foreign Intelligence Service director
Sergey Naryshkin has resigned as chairman of the Supreme Supervisory Board of the Russian Swimming Federation (RSF) following his appointment as director of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) in the country.
Controversial South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan bounced back from his disappointing performance at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro by claiming the gold medal in the men’s 200 metres freestyle at the Asian Swimming Championships at the Tatsumi International Swimming Center in Tokyo.
Suspended Brazilian Aquatic Sports Confederation (CBDA) President Coaracy Nunes has been allowed to return to work after a court ruling in his favour in São Paulo.
Olympic hosts Tokyo are preparing to stage the 10th edition of the Asian Swimming Championships due to take place this week in the Japanese capital city.
Russian swimmer Vitaly Melnikov has been given an eight-year ban by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Doping Panel after failing an out-of-competition drug test.
National Championships and salaries have been suspended by the Brazilian Aquatic Sports Confederation (CBDA) as the turmoil continues in the organisation following the removal of President Coaracy Nunes as part of a corruption investigation.
International Swimming Federation (FINA) Bureau member Coaracy Nunes has been removed as President of the Brazilian Aquatic Sports Confederation (CBDA) as part of an investigation into corruption and fraud.
International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Cup women’s champion Katinka Hosszú ended the series in style by equalling her record of 10 gold medals at a single meet by winning another five races in Hong Kong.
Katinka Hosszú continued to star at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Cup as the Hungarian earned five victories on the opening day of the Hong Kong leg of the series.