Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA)
Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has awarded its 2018 Diving World Cup to the Chinese city of Wuhan and has revealed plans to form a new development programme that will divert funds from its share of television revenue from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens has said the Canadian city would be interested in hosting future Fina events after revealing that the organisation’s 2016 World Swimming Championships (25m) generated over C$32m (€21.4m/US$25m) of “economic activity” for the city.
Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has revealed the line-up for the 2018 Diving World Series, with Fuji and Montreal becoming new additions to the calendar.
Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has rejected calls to reconsider its decision to rebrand synchronised swimming as ‘artistic swimming’.
Julio Maglione has been re-elected for a third term as the president of Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports.
Fina, the global governing body for aquatic sports, has awarded hosting rights for future editions of the World Swimming Championships (25m) to Kazan in Russia and Budapest in Hungary.
Hungarian swimming star Katinka Hosszu has today (Tuesday) announced the formation of the Global Association of Professional Swimmers (GAPS), a new body designed to drive change in the sport.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed a case brought by Paolo Barelli against Fina less than a month before the Italian is set to go head-to-head with the aquatics global governing body’s president, Julio Maglione.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has hit out at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) ruling over the presence of Russian athletes at the forthcoming 2016 Olympic Games, as International Federations (IFs) today (Monday) began to digest the impact of the decision.
The International Aquatics Federation (Fina) has awarded its 2021 and 2023 World Championships and World Masters Championships to Fukuoka and Doha, respectively, while it has suspended the Mexican Swimming Federation (FMN) over Guadalajara’s withdrawal of hosting rights to the 2017 event.