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Le Clos makes history in World 200m butterfly final

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 12:45

South African Chad Le Clos made history here when he became the first non-European or American swimmer to win a World Championship gold medal in the 200 metres butterfly.

Michael Phelps might make a comeback to swimming

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 11:55

American swimmer Michael Phelps might make a comeback to the sport in 2016 Rio Games.

Meilutyte lights up Barcelona with world best

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 10:22

Lithuanian teenager Ruta Meilutyte lit up the second day of action at the world swimming championships with the first world record of the week.

Injury threatens Ian Thorpe`s Olympic dream

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 09:38

Australia`s five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe may have to abandon his dream of swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics following a shoulder injury, according to a report.

FINA approves mixed-gender swimming relays for 2015 world championship event

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 16:02

The world governing body for swimming has added mixed-gender swimming relays to its events, which will be in place for a major international meet for the first time at the 2014 short-course world championships.

Russia gets gold in solo free routine synchronised swimming

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 18:08

Russia`s Svetlana Romashina won the gold medal in the solo free routine of synchronized swimming at the World Swimming and Diving Championships here.

Phelps to `swim with sharks` in South African waters!

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 11:20

American swimming great Michael Phelps will reportedly swim with sharks along with South African swimmer Chad le Clos.

`Spanish` Li wins second straight gold for China

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 09:02

China`s Li Shixin drew inspiration from the spectacular hilltop setting to help secure his second consecutive men`s one-metre springboard title at the world championships in Barcelona.

Romashina wins solo technical gold at worlds

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 12:35

Russia`s Svetlana Romashina triumphed in the solo technical routine of synchronised swimming at the 15th FINA World Swimming Championships here while China`s Huang Xuechen won the silver.

China`s Wu, Shi win 3-metre synchro at World Championships

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 10:35

Chinese divers Wu Minxia and Shi Tingmao won the three-metre synchro gold medal at the World Swimming Championships at the Piscines de Montjuic.

Anderson, Mellouli win first golds at swimming worlds

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.

Oussama Mellouli makes history in open water

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.