Australia's swimming sprint stars look for sharp start to 2015
Australia's swimming sprint stars look for sharp start to 2015

Australia welcome China, Japan and the United States to the Aquatic Super Series from Friday with homeboy James Magnussen hoping his slim new frame will take him to a third world championship triumph in 2015.

Swimmer Park Tae-hwan hires foreign attorney ahead of hearing
Swimmer Park Tae-hwan hires foreign attorney ahead of hearing

South Korean swimming star Park Tae-hwan Thursday hired a foreign attorney in preparation for his international doping hearing.

South Korea's Park Tae-hwan fails doping test
South Korea's Park Tae-hwan fails doping test

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan, who won 400 metres freestyle gold at the Beijing Olympics, has failed a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) test, his agency have confirmed.

Proud to set world record, says swimmer Bhakti Sharma

Indian open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma said Wednesday she was happy to set a world record and make her country proud.

Katie Ledecky claims third win at Austin swim meet

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky followed up her two wins on opening night at the Arena Pro Swim Series with a dominating victory in the 200 meter freestyle on Friday.

Katie Ledecky claims two freestyle wins in Austin

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky earned two victories by winning the 400 meter and the 100 meter freestyle races on the opening day of the Arena Pro Swim Series on Thursday.

PM congratulates Bhakti Sharma for setting world record
PM congratulates Bhakti Sharma for setting world record

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma for her accomplishment of setting a world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes across the waters of the Antarctic Ocean at a temperature of one degree Celsius.

Open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma sets world record in Antarctic Ocean

India's open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma has set a world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes in one degree temperature at Antarctic Ocean.

Cate Campbell named Australia's Swimmer of the Year again
Cate Campbell named Australia's Swimmer of the Year again

 World 100 metres freestyle champion Cate Campbell was named Australia`s Swimmer of the Year on Monday after winning four golds at the Pan Pacific Championships and three at the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

US swimmer Michael Phelps sentenced to 18 months probation for drunken driving
US swimmer Michael Phelps sentenced to 18 months probation for drunken driving

American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was sentenced on Friday to 18 months probation and a year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to drunken driving.

Michael Phelps set to appear in US court over DUI rap
Michael Phelps set to appear in US court over DUI rap

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps appears in court Friday in his home state of Maryland for driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding.

WADA decides against China swimming star appeal
WADA decides against China swimming star appeal

The World Anti-Doping agency said Wednesday that it will not appeal against a three month ban imposed against China`s controversial double Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang but will warn China over the case.

China star Sun Yang was `let down`: Former coach
China star Sun Yang was `let down`: Former coach

Chinese swimming star Sun Yang`s Australian coach said he felt sorry for the double Olympic champion after it emerged he had served a doping ban, telling media Thursday the athlete was "let down".

Grant Hackett comeback gathers steam
Grant Hackett comeback gathers steam

Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett is back in full-time training and could compete in Australia`s national championships in April as he pursues his comeback following a troubled spell in retirement.

Chad Le Clos wins 200m butterfly to claim fourth gold
Chad Le Clos wins 200m butterfly to claim fourth gold

Chad Le Clos took his fourth gold medal in Doha on Sunday and became the first male swimmer to win all three butterfly distances in a single world short-course swimming championships.

Etiene Medeiros sets new world 50m backstroke record
Etiene Medeiros sets new world 50m backstroke record

Etiene Medeiros set a new world record of 25.67sec on her way to gold in the women`s 50m backstroke at the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha.

Peerless Dutch women break fourth world record
Peerless Dutch women break fourth world record

The Netherlands set a new world record of 1min 34.24secs in the women`s 4x50m freestyle relay en route to victory in the opening final of the concluding session at the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha.

Peerless Dutch women break another world record in swimming
Peerless Dutch women break another world record in swimming

 The Netherlands women`s 4x50m freestyle relay squad set a new world record of 1minute 35.74seconds in the heats at the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha on Sunday.

Katinka Hosszu wins fourth gold, sets world record
Katinka Hosszu wins fourth gold, sets world record

Hungary`s Katinka Hosszu won her fourth gold medal of the event, and broke the world record, in the 200 metres individual medley at the world short-course swimming championships in Doha on Saturday.

Australia's Grant Hackett confirms comeback aged 34
Australia's Grant Hackett confirms comeback aged 34

Australian swimming great Grant Hackett has confirmed his comeback to the pool after six years and has entered next April`s national trials, local media reported.