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Mandar, Nikita, Sajan and Pooja to represent India in FINA
Mandar, Nikita, Sajan and Pooja to represent India in FINA

Mandar Divse, Nikita Prabhu, Sajan Prakash and Pooja Kumre who won in different categories of Swimmathon 2015 held in Goa would qualify to be the Indian selections for the FINA World Championship scheduled in Russia this year.

FINA "surprise" at Mexico withdrawal as championship hosts
FINA "surprise" at Mexico withdrawal as championship hosts

Mexico`s decision to withdraw from hosting the 2017 world swimming championships was greeted with "surprise" by the sport`s governing body, FINA, on Thursday.

FINA approves National Games as qualifiers for Swimming Worlds
FINA approves National Games as qualifiers for Swimming Worlds

The swimmers competing in the ongoing National Games will not just be fighting it out for medals but also for a slot in the World Championships after governing body FINA approved the event as a qualifier for the big-ticket showpiece scheduled later this year.

South Korean sports officials meet over Park Tae-hwan's doping hearing
South Korean sports officials meet over Park Tae-hwan's doping hearing

A team of South Korean sports officials met Friday to discuss preparations for an upcoming doping hearing for Park Tae-hwan, a beleaguered swimmer who recently tested positive for testosterone.

Korea's Park Tae-hwan ''shocked'' by failed dope test
Korea's Park Tae-hwan ''shocked'' by failed dope test

 South Korean swim star Park Tae-hwan has been left "shocked" by a failed doping test, which local media said was a result of a local hospital injecting him with testosterone.

Aussie swimming coach slams late night Olympic finals
Aussie swimming coach slams late night Olympic finals

Australian head coach Jacco Verhaeren has described the apparent decision to stage the swimming finals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro at 10pm as showing "a lack of respect".

FINA World Swimming Championships: Swimmers vie to podium finishes in Doha
FINA World Swimming Championships: Swimmers vie to podium finishes in Doha

Top notch swimmers from across the world are vying for podium finishes at the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships that got underway at the state-of-the-art Hamad Aquatic Centre, here on Wednesday.

FINA approves mixed-gender teams in synchronised diving
FINA approves mixed-gender teams in synchronised diving

In a ground-breaking step, the world aquatics governing body (FINA) has approved the introduction of mixed-gender teams in synchronised diving during the Extraordinary Congress in Doha last week.

Three Chinese named FINA Athletes of Year 2014
Three Chinese named FINA Athletes of Year 2014

Three Chinese swimmers were named FINA Athletes of the Year 2014 by the world swimming governing body.

Australia opposed to late-night swimming finals in Rio Olympics
Australia opposed to late-night swimming finals in Rio Olympics

 Australian Olympic officials say they will oppose plans to stage the 2016 Rio Olympics swimming finals late at night.

World swimming body stands by decision to honour Vladimir Putin
World swimming body stands by decision to honour Vladimir Putin

Swimming`s world governing body has defended a decision to award it highest honour to Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying it had nothing to do with politics.

Michael Phelps teams with Aqua Sphere to develop suit line

Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps, on a comeback that could take him to the Rio Games, is teaming up with a swimwear manufacturer to develop a line of competitive swimming equipment.

China`s rookie Yang Jian sparkles in 10m platform

China`s rookie Yang Jian made a brilliant debut at the FINA Diving World Cup, winning his first world title in the men`s 10m platform and in the process helping the hosts to claim all nine gold medals on offer.

China`s He Chong wins men`s 3m springboard gold

Olympic and World champion He Chong has denied his teammate Cao Yuan`s triple gold at the 19th FINA Diving World Cup by winning the men`s three-metre springboard.

Russia`s Efimova handed 16-month doping ban by FINA

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova, who won a bronze medal at the London Olympics, has been banned for 16 months by the sport`s governing body FINA for a doping offence.

Jamaica`s Atkinson wins swimming gold in Doha

Jamaica’s top female swimmer Alia Atkinson continued her FINA Swimming World Cup campaign with a victory at the Hamad Aquatic Centre here.

Trinidad swimmer Bovell wins 100 metres bronze

Top Trinidad and Tobago swimmer George Bovell had to settle for a bronze medal in the men’s 100 metres individual medley (IM), on the first day of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2013 leg.

Lance Armstrong withdraws from swimming event

Swimming’s International Federation raised objections to Lance Armstrong’s participation in the Masters South Central Zone Championships forcing him to withdraw from the event.

Thorpe`s comeback suffers setback in Beijing

Thorpe said it was "almost absurd" to expect that he would start winning right away after five years away from competing.

South Africa`s Chad wins six golds at Swimming World Cup

South Africa`s Chad le Clos became the star of the FINA/Arena Swimming World Cup by bagging six gold medals.