Australia

Schooling Set For FINA World Cup Debut While Hosszu Makes Final Push

Katinka Hosszus is entered in 15 events in her bid to overtake Sarah Sjostrom as World Cup Series champion, while Joseph Schooling makes his home country debut in the series.

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Michael Andrew Comes Within .01 Of American Record To Close Tokyo

Michael Andrew fell just short of gold in the men’s 50m fly, but came within .01 of Tom Shields’ American Record tonight in Tokyo.

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FINA World Cup Tokyo: Sjostrom Sets Up For The Double

World Record holder Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden fired off the fastest 100m fly time of the morning. She also produced a finals-worthy time in the 100m free.

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Olympic Swim Coach Scott Volkers will Stand Trial on Sex Abuse Charges

Volkers, who has coached both Australian and Brazilian Olympic medalists, previously had similar charges dropped in 2002.

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Mitch Larkin Talks about 200 IM Shift Helping Him Feel “Fresh”

As swimmers arrive in Tokyo, Japan for this weekend’s stop of the 2018 FINA World Cup Series, the penultimate stop…

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FINA Nearly-Doubles Prize Money for 2018 Short Course World Champs

The minimum prize money on offer at the 2018 Short Course World Championships has nearly doubled, FINA announced on Tuesday.

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Still No Le Clos, But Chalmers & Horton Join World Cup Party

The primary contingencies from each nation are in tact for Tokyo, although there are a few notable additions, including 2016 Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers.

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FINA World Cup Beijing: Kromo Tops Sjostrom At Water Cube

Dutch Olympian Ranomi Kromowidjojo touched out Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom in yet another close World Cup race between the two.

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FINA Beijing Day 3 Prelims: Sjostrom Is Setting The Stage

Swedish Olympian Sarah Sjostrom cruised to the final of both the women’s 100m fly and 100m free for tonight in Beijing.

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FINA World Cup Beijing Day 2 Finals: Xu Jiayu Continues Siege

China’s Xu Jiayu lit the Water Cube on fire, earning the 5th fastest 50m backstroke time ever.

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Hosszu Misses 2Free Final, Larkin DQ’d On Day 2 Prelims In Beijing

A couple of twists characterized day 2 prelims of the FINA World Cup in Beijing, including a rare miss by Hungarian Katinka Hosszu.

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FINA World Cup Beijing Day 1 Finals: Hosszu Back In Iron Lady Mode

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu was in full-in Iron Lady mode, while Vlad Morozov did damage for the men on night 1 in Beijing.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Hackett Gets Promoted, Phelps Finds A Buyer

Check out what’s new with Michael Phelps, Grant Hackett, Satomi Suzuki and Yip Pin Xiu in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Graham & Groves Recognized As Sports People Of The Year At Bond Awards

Alexander Graham and Maddie Groves each earned prestigious awards from Bond University in Australia for their swimming efforts over the past year.

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Xu Jiayu Shows 200 Prominence Again, Clocking Chinese National Record

Chinese backstroker Xu Jiayu made it happen tonight in Beijing, scoring a new National Record in the men’s 200m back.

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