Aquatics

The UK capital of London has been named as the new host of the 2019 World Para-Swimming Championships

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.

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.

Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has announced that four destinations will contend hosting rights for the 2022 and 2024 editions of its World Swimming Championships (25m) events.

The Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN), the governing body of aquatics in Europe, has awarded the Scottish city of Glasgow hosting rights for the 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships.

Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has awarded hosting rights for its 2017 World Junior Swimming Championships to the US city of Indianapolis.

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Organisers of the European Championships have announced that the seven federations scheduled to compete at the inaugural edition of the multi-sport event in 2018 have all agreed in principle to return for its second outing in 2022.

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.

A new round of independent testing on waterways in Rio de Janeiro that will stage events during the city’s hosting of the Olympic Games next summer have found locations further away from shore are just as polluted as nearer those nearer to land, where raw sewage flows into waterways.

Organisers of the 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have ruled out conducting viral tests of waters at aquatic sports venues in the Brazilian city following advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO).

The International Aquatics Federation (Fina) has revealed that China, Japan and Qatar are the only three countries that remain in the running to stage its World Championships and World Masters Championships in 2021 and 2023.

Argentina has become the latest country to drop out of contention for the International Aquatics Federation’s (Fina) World Championships and World Masters Championships in 2021 and 2023.

International Aquatics Federation (Fina) president Julio Maglione has called for the development of high diving if the discipline is to feature at future editions of the Olympic Games.

Fina has voted to approve a number of changes to its constitution in a move that will allow Julio Maglione to run for a third consecutive term as president of the global governing body for aquatic sports.

Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has unveiled record prize money of nearly $5.5m (€4.9m) for its 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia.