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Israel arrests three Palestinians swimming off Gaza

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11:31

The Israeli Navy has arrested three Palestinians swimming in the Mediterranean sea off Gaza City Saturday, according to Palestinian sources and Israeli media.

Paralympian Gayakwad finishes 7th in World C`ships

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 14:40

Paralympic swimmer Sharath Gayakwad has finished seventh in the 100m breastroke finals at the IPC World Swimming Championships in Montreal, Canada.

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.

We owe our swimming style to apes!

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 17:31

We owe our swimming style to our evolutionary past, as just like apes we have a tendency to swim using a form of breaststroke, a new study has revealed.

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.

Efimova wins gold in women`s 50m breaststroke

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 15:34

Yuliya Efimova ended her personal battle with Lithuania`s Ruta Meiliutyte when she took the gold medal in the women`s 50 metres breaststroke in the world championships held here.

France world 4x100 medley champions as US disqualified

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 13:17

There was drama in the men`s 4x100 metres medley relay here when France were crowned as the new world champions following a false start by the US team.

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.