Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 10:30
Haley Danita Anderson of the US and Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia won the first gold medals of the World Swimming Championships, as they won the women`s and men`s five km open water events.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 09:24
Tunisia`s Oussama Mellouli became the first swimmer to win Olympic and world titles in both the pool and open water when he sprinted to a narrow victory in the 5-km event in Barcelona.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 15:14
The 15th FINA World Swimming Championship was inaugurated at the Palau Sant Jordi with an appeal to preserve water as a source of life which was presented in a spectacle of water, lights and sound.
Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 12:30
More than 800 doping tests will be conducted during the swimming world championships slated for July 19 to Aug 4 in Barcelona, world governing body of the sport FINA said.
Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 21:45
Assured of a place in the upcoming FINA World Championship after a record-breaking feat, India`s Sandeep Sejwal today clinched his second gold medal in the 56th Malaysia Open Swimming Championship in Kuala Lumpur.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 17:56
Triple Olympic champion swimmer Stephanie Rice has confirmed that she will attempt a comeback to the sport for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 08:48
The Chinese diving team dominated the FINA Diving World Series Beijing leg with a clean sweep on Sunday.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 10:34
A swimmer who competed in the London Olympics has been banned for 2.5 years for breaking anti-doping rules, announced the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA).
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 14:35
Legendary swimmer Michael Phelps has ruled out the possibility of competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics, saying he is "happier" in retirement.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 15:33
China`s star swimmer and Olympic champion Sun Yang has been "punished for breaking a series of team rules".
Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 15:41
Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel plans to swim across the shark-infested waters of the Florida Straits without the protection of a cage, Cuban media announced.
Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 14:57
Olympic great Michael Phelps added another feather to his cap after he was voted The Associated Press male athlete of the year in a poll by U.S. editors and broadcasters ahead of basketball player LeBron James.
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