Michael Phelps wins Golden Goggle as Male Athlete of Year
Michael Phelps wins Golden Goggle as Male Athlete of Year

Michael Phelps has been crowned Male Athlete of the Year for a fifth time at the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards on Monday despite being suspended from competition for six months after a drunken driving arrest in September.

World swimming champ James Magnussen at odds over training regime
World swimming champ James Magnussen at odds over training regime

Swimming Australia said Wednesday it does not endorse James Magnussen`s new training programme but will continue to provide the world champion swimmer with financial support.

Aditi Dhumatkar sets national record in National Aquatic Championships
Aditi Dhumatkar sets national record in National Aquatic Championships

Maharashtra girl Aditi Dhumatkar set the national record in the women's 100m freestyle to help Maharashtra end Kanataka's 23-year reign and emerge overall champions in the 68th senior National Aquatic Championship that concluded at the Subhas Sarovar on Sunday.

Sandeep Sejwal wins fourth title at Senior National Aquatic Championship
Sandeep Sejwal wins fourth title at Senior National Aquatic Championship

 Asian Games bronze medallist Sandeep Sejwal added fourth title to his kitty, even as five national records were set on the fourth day of the 68th Senior National Aquatic Championship here on Saturday.

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.

Chad le Clos confident of beating Michael Phelps again in Rio Olympics
Chad le Clos confident of beating Michael Phelps again in Rio Olympics

Chad le Clos, one of the few men to have beaten Michael Phelps at the Olympics, has thrown down the challenge to his old rival, urging him to get back into training so they can have a rematch at Rio in 2016.

Para-swimmer Sharath ​Gayakwad breaks PT Usha's 28-year record at Incheon Asian Games
Para-swimmer Sharath ​Gayakwad breaks PT Usha's 28-year record at Incheon Asian Games

Para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad scripted history at the Asian Para-Games in Incheon, Korea by winning six medals to go past sprint legend P T Usha's record of most medals by an Indian in a multi-discipline event.

Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel claims new distance record
Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel claims new distance record

Australian long-distance swimmer Chloe McCardel became the first person to swim almost 80 miles (129 kilometers) unassisted in open water on Wednesday during a 42.5 hour crossing from Eleuthera islands in the Bahamas to Nassau, according to her support team.

Chinese champions fall ill at home competition
Chinese champions fall ill at home competition

More than 20 swimmers, including former Olympic champion Liu Zige, were struck down with diarrhoea and fever while competing at the Chinese national championships this week.

Asian Games: Disgraced Japan swimmer `lost his mind` - JOC
Asian Games: Disgraced Japan swimmer `lost his mind` - JOC

Disgraced swimmer Naoya Tomita was "not in his usual mental state" when he stole a journalist`s camera at the Asian Games, the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) said on Saturday.

Michael Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge
Michael Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps was arrested Tuesday in his home state of Maryland for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding, police said.

Asian Games: Japan`s Naoya Tomita pays fine for camera theft
Asian Games: Japan`s Naoya Tomita pays fine for camera theft

Top Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita was given the green light Tuesday to leave South Korea after paying a one million won ($950) fine for stealing a journalist`s camera during the Asian Games.

Asian Games: Japan`s Naoya​ Tomita kicked out for stealing camera
Asian Games: Japan`s Naoya​ Tomita kicked out for stealing camera

Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita has been expelled from the Asian Games after he admitted stealing a photojournalist`s camera at the Incheon pool, his team said on Saturday.

Asian Games: Chinese star Ye Shiwen on course for swim double
Asian Games: Chinese star Ye Shiwen on course for swim double

China`s Olympic star Ye Shiwen swept effortlessly to the quickest heat time in the women`s 200 metres medley on the final morning of the Asian Games swimming competition on Friday.

China's Sun Yang pulls out of relay at Asian Games
China's Sun Yang pulls out of relay at Asian Games

Chinese swimming star Sun Yang withdrew from one of the relays at the Asian Games on Monday after injuring his thumb in a race the previous night.

Kosuke Hagino surfaces as new leader of Japanese swim team
Kosuke Hagino surfaces as new leader of Japanese swim team

Like his famous namesake Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino is hoping the Asian Games will be his springboard to bigger and better things.

Rakesh Biswas wins country's longest swimming competition
Rakesh Biswas wins country's longest swimming competition

Rakesh Biswas came first in the country's longest swimming competition in the river Bhagirathi here Sunday.

Rakesh wins country's longest swimming competition

 Rakesh Biswas came first in the country's longest swimming competition in the river Bhagirathi here on Sunday.

Champion swimmer Rehan Poncha now hopes to make it big in golf
Champion swimmer Rehan Poncha now hopes to make it big in golf

After beating adversity to become a champion swimmer, Rehan Poncha now wants to make it big in another sport - golf - hoping to play amateur qualifiers from next year before turning professional.

Paralyzed Olympic star Amy Van Dyken returns to Arizona home
Paralyzed Olympic star Amy Van Dyken returns to Arizona home

U.S. Olympic champion swimmer Amy Van Dyken, who was paralyzed three months ago in an all-terrain vehicle crash, returned to her Arizona home on Friday in a wheelchair for the first time since the accident, a representative said.