China's Championships and Olympic Swimming Trials began today under a cloud of controversy as two swimmers who tested positive for banned substance clenbuterol enjoyed successful starts to the event in Forshan.
Britain's three-times world swimming champion Adam Peaty has called for weekly doping tests and lifetime bans for convicted drugs cheats in order to alleviate growing concerns within the sport.
Two Chinese swimmers have been given “warning penalties” by the country’s National Federation after they tested positive for banned substance clenbuterol, it has been announced.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has dismissed claims that the country's swimmers are part of a systematic doping programme as"false accusations".
China hit by fresh doping scandal as reports allege five positive drugs tests in swimming were covered up
China has become the subject of a fresh doping crisis after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) launched an investigation into alleged cover-ups of failed drugs tests in swimming, according to reports.
Reports of Sergei Portugalov’s involvement in alleged systematic doping within Russian swimming have been described as “concerning” by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), who have written to the International Swimming Federation (FINA) following claims made in The Times.
A total of 10 Korea Swimming Federation (KSF) Board members and four businessmen have been indicted on corruption charges in the country following a widespread probe into wrongdoing within the organisation, it has been announced.
France claimed both the men's and women's titles at the second leg of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) 10 kilometres Marathon World Cup in Abu Dhabi today.
A Board member of the Korea Swimming Federation (KSF) has reportedly been arrested on charges of receiving bribes.
Dutch swimmer Inge Dekker has thanked everyone for the messages of support following her diagnosis last week with cervical cancer and once again refused to rule out competing at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The Netherlands' Inge Dekker, a three-time Olympic medallist, has been diagnosed with cervical cancer but is refusing to rule out competing at Rio 2016.
JULY 15 - CHARLOTTE O'NEILL (pictured), a former England netball international, has been appointed as the London 2012 competition manager for Olympic aquatics and Paralympic swimming.
May 11 - Double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington (pictured) has visited the London 2012 Aquatics Centre, along with the rest of the British swimming team.
July 22 - Stockport's Keri-Anne Payne (pictured) claimed Britain's second gold medal of the World Championships when she won the 10km open water race in Rome today.
July 21 - Britain claimed four gold medals on the second day of competition at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tampere today.