Swimming

Fina, the global governing body for aquatic sports, has moved this year’s World Swimming Championships (25m) in Abu Dhabi to 2021 amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Leading disposable consumer products company Bic has become the official razor of USA Swimming and has signed individual partnerships with two United States Olympic gold medalists Katie Ledecky and Simone M…

Details have been reported of a 37-page memo from golf's PGA Tour to its players, outlining the Covid-19 measures that will be taken when the series resumes next month

With China’s Hainan province recording no new Covid-19 cases for over two months, the Sixth Asian Beach Games, scheduled for Sanya City in November, are progressing as planned.

The International Swimming League (ISL) has unveiled a Solidarity Program reportedly worth more than $20m (€18.5

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang, a multiple world and Olympic champion, is to appeal the eight-year ban he was given in a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling last Friday

Subscription broadcaster beIN Sports has increased its portfolio of broadcast rights in France to Fina- and LEN-sanctioned events in a new agreement with Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European…

Swimwear company Speedo has extended its sponsorship of the Australia Paralympic Team to cover a fourth consecutive Paralympics

Paolo Barelli, the president of the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN), aquatics’ European body, has expressed his confidence in the sport’s European Championships in Rome being part of Munich’s 2022 m…

When the Court of Arbitration for Sports handed an eight-year ban to the six-time Olympic medallist Sun Yang, the Chinese sport hierarchy lost its most valuable individual star. Zhang Dan reports.

British Gymnastics chief executive Jane Allen, British Swimming chief executive Jack Buckner and UK Athletics chairman Chris Clark discuss their organisations' plans for the final run-in ahead of Tokyo 2020 and explain how to ensure a strong commercial return from the Olympic Games.

By Michael Andrew, vice-captain and co-owner of New York Breakers, a team in the new International Swimming League.

A Ukranian billionaire is funding the latest effort to turn swimming into a regular competitive professional sport and not just one of the most popular events at the Summer Olympics.

The Ligue Européenne de Natation [LEN], the governing body for aquatics in Europe, has confirmed that Rome has been selected to host the 2022 European Aquatics Championships and reiterated its intention …

This weekend’s final regular-season event from the International Swimming League, the new franchise-based competition, is to be streamed live by the BBC, the UK public-service broadcaster.

The Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN), aquatics’ European body, and its broadcast rights partner Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union, have issued a joint statement indicating sw…

Rome looks set to host the 2022 European Swimming Championships while Russia’s Kazan or Nizhny Novgorod could host the 2024 edition of the event.

The second edition of the multi-sport European Championships tournament will be held in Munich in 2022 after the six participating European federations gave their approval to the hosting plans

The Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) has revealed details of the sponsors that will support Doha’s leg of the Fina Swimming World Cup next month.

Fina, the world governing body for aquatic sport, has pursued an Asian focus for the second season of its Champions Swim Series, with China to be the sole host for a 2020 edition reduced in size by one…

The inaugural meeting of the start-up International Swimming League at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana, over the weekend was given a warm reception by its participants

World Para Swimming has announced the calendar for its 2020 World Series, with events in seven cities on four continents

The new franchise-based International Swimming League will receive free-to-air exposure in Canada after a rights agreement was struck with CBC Sports, the sports arm of the public broadcaster

The World Para Swimming division of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has awarded the 2021 World Para Swimming Championships to the Portuguese region of Madeira

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has entered into a partnership with the body overseeing Fukuoka’s staging of the 2021 Fina World Championships in an agreement d…

Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has today (Monday) warned Swimming Australia and its athlete, Mack Horton, after the Australian staged a protest against Chinese rival Sun Yang

Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has opted to return its 2025 and 2027 World Championships and World Masters Championships to Kazan and Budapest, a decade on from when the events were…

Organisers of the International Swimming League have confirmed that the inaugural edition of the competition will begin in Indianapolis in October and conclude in Las Vegas in December

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

Organisers of the International Swimming League (ISL) have confirmed the four US teams that will compete in the new competition, while spelling out further plans for the series which will debut later this…

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships over the country’s stance towards Israeli athletes, while the governing b…

Fina, the world governing body for aquatic sport, has announced that Guangzhou, Budapest and Indianapolis will host the opening edition of its Champions Swim Series

Fina, the world governing body for aquatic sport, has today (Thursday) revealed plans for a new invitation-only swimming competition that it claims will develop a fresh focus on the highest-level athletes

Fina, the world governing body for aquatic sport, has said it is prepared to mount a “robust defence” against class-action lawsuits filed against it by three leading swimmers and organisers of the pro…

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.

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).