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France break eight-day mixed world record

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 10:42

France broke the eight-day-old mixed 4x50m medley relay world record on the opening night of the Doha leg of short-course World Cup on Sunday.

Swimmer Pansare`s dope ban period reduced to one year

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 16:55

The National Anti-Doping Appeal Panel has reduced the ban period of swimmer Jyotsna Pansare from two years to one.

Questions linger over US swimmer Diana Nyad`s record swim

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 08:47

US long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad has agreed to turn over all her navigation data and official observer logs on her record-breaking swim from Cuba to southern Florida.

Paralympic swimmer Sharath Gayakwad finishes 10th

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 17:34

Paralympic swimmer Sharath Gayakwad began his campaign at the Paralympic World Swimming Championships in Montreal finishing 10th in the 200m Individual Medley.

Swimming star Katinka Hosszu aims to break world record

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 15:08

Hungary`s swimming star Katinka Hosszu has set her sight on Chinese Ye Shiwen`s 400-meter individual medley world record after winning two medley titles at the Barcelona Worlds.

Sun crowned `distance freestyle king` with golden treble

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 15:39

Chinese star swimmer Sun Yang has become the new king of distance freestyle swimming as he completed a hat-trick of world titles after winning the 1,500m final with a commanding performance at the world championships.

Missy Franklin first woman to win six gold medals at one worlds

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 08:38

Missy Franklin became the first woman to win six golds at a single world championships when she helped the United States to victory in the 4x100 metres medley relay on Sunday.

Le Clos claims 100m butterfly gold

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 14:26

Chad Le Clos of South Africa claimed the 100 metre butterfly gold at the World Swimming Championships.

Meilutyte sets new 50m breaststoke record

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 14:16

Ruta Meilutyte set her second world record of the World Swimming Championships when she broke the women`s 50 metre breaststroke record in the semifinals here.

Cameron Van der Burgh validates his top swimmer`s status

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 13:51

A year on from claiming his lifelong dream of Olympic gold in London, South Africa`s Cameron Van der Burgh has validated his status as one of the swimming`s leading lights.

Ottesen Gray wins women`s 50m butterfly gold

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 13:29

Jeanette Ottesen Gray of Denmark won the gold medal in the women`s 50 metre butterfly at the World Swimming Championships.

World Swimming Championships: Franklin wins fifth gold, world record for Ledecky

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 08:44

Eighteen-year-old American sensation Missy Franklin stayed on course to be the first woman to win six world championship golds in a single meet with victory in the 200m backstroke.