World Aquatics lining up HQ move to Budapest
World Aquatics has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the potential relocation of its headquarters from the Olympic capital of Lausanne to Budapest
Singapore takes on Kazan hosting rights to 2025 World Aquatics Championships
The World Aquatics Championships will be held in Southeast Asia for the first time in 2025 after World Aquatics today (Thursday) named Singapore as the new host of the event originally intended for the…
Fina turns to Budapest to ensure World Championships held in 2022
Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has today (Monday) announced that Budapest will step in to ensure a World Championships takes place as intended this year, with the move meaning its flagship…
Governance overhaul for LEN as Da Silva ends Barelli’s reign
Paolo Barelli’s controversial tenure as president of the European Swimming League (LEN) is over after his Bureau was dismissed and replaced by a new leadership structure led by Antonio da Silva.
Fina outlines fresh hosting plan for Fukuoka and Doha World Championships
Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has today (Tuesday) confirmed that Fukuoka’s staging of its World Championships has been postponed to next year due to Covid-19, with Doha’s 2023 Wor…
Fukuoka’s Fina World Championships set to move back to 2023
Fukuoka’s staging of the Fina World Championships has been postponed once again by the global governing body of aquatic sports amid ongoing concern over the Covid-19 situation in Japan.
2022 WWA Wake Park World Championships hosted by Liquid Leisure Windsor
The World Wake Association (WWA) and Liquid Leisure are excited to announce 2022 WWA Wake Park World Championships presented by Nautique Boats is heading to one of the most iconic and progressive wake…
Fina to stage events at Giza pyramids
Fina, the global governing body for aquatic sports, has agreed a four-year hosting deal with the Egyptian Swimming Federation that will see Egypt stage a series of international events at the iconic ancient…
Silva to lead Europe 4 All Aquatics’ bid to end Barelli’s LEN presidency
Portuguese Aquatics Federation president, Antonio Jose Silva, has announced he will run for the presidency of the European Swimming League (LEN) on behalf of the Europe 4 All Aquatics group formed to deliver…
Fina to launch Aquatics Integrity Unit amid wider reforms
Fina, the global governing body for aquatic sports, has detailed plans to launch an Aquatics Integrity Unit and implement reforms across marketing, events and communications as it aims to deliver an organisation…
Al-Musallam installed as new Fina president
Husain Al-Musallam has been elected to replace Julio Maglione as president of Fina, aquatic sports’ world governing body.
Tokyo organisers to meet with Fina over qualifier cancellation
Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics are to meet the international aquatics federation (Fina) this week about the federation's planned cancellation of a diving qualification event scheduled for later this…
News Corp newspaper websites to stream Australian water polo
Water Polo Australia and News Corp have agreed a deal that will see live content streamed on the media company’s newspaper websites before its television or streaming services.
Mărculescu departs as long-time executive director of Fina
Cornel Mărculescu, executive director of aquatics’ world governing body Fina for the past 35 years, has resigned from his position.
Barelli: European Aquatics Championships to go ahead in May
Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) president Paolo Barelli has today (Thursday) issued a statement declaring that the 2021 European Aquatics Championships will go ahead as planned in Budapest this May.
Barelli secures new term as LEN president, Al-Musallam lined up for Fina leadership
European Swimming League (LEN) president Paolo Barelli has been re-elected for a third term in office, while Husain Al-Musallam has received backing to become Asia’s first president of aquatics’ world gov…
Fina to distribute over $6m to athletes in Covid-19 support plan
Fina has given details of its financial package to support elite athletes with medal prospects, as well as aspiring athletes from developing countries