US swimming superstar Katie Ledecky has signed a record endorsement deal with Californian sportswear company TYR as she focuses efforts on a professional career.
Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has unveiled a revamped calendar and format for its 2018 Swimming World Cup.
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.
World Para Swimming (WPS) has expanded its World Series by adding a new meet in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy, and is in talks to secure its first event in Asia.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has rescheduled its 2017 World Para Swimming and World Para Powerlifting Championships to run between November 27 and December 7 after local authorities in Mexico City said they are keen to use the event to demonstrate the Mexican capital’s recovery following last month’s devastating earthquake.
Kuching on the island of Borneo in Malaysia will become the first Asian city to host the World Para Swimming Championships in 2019.
Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has rejected calls to reconsider its decision to rebrand synchronised swimming as ‘artistic swimming’.
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.
Fina, the global governing body for aquatic sports, has revealed that five bidders have come forward for the hosting rights to its World Swimming Championships (25m) in 2022 and 2024, including the Russian city of Kazan.
US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has lost all four of his major sponsors after apologising for “exaggerating” a story about being robbed at gunpoint during the summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.