Europe

2017 Swim Cup Amsterdam Attracts Key Talent

2016 Olympic gold medalist in the women’s 50m freestyle, Pernille Blume of Denmark, is one of the superstars competing at the 2017 Swim Cup Amsterdam this weekend.

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Video Replay Determines Winners Rasovszky & Cunha At World Cup 10k

The 6th stop of the 2017 FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Cup concluded in dramatic fashion, as video replay had to be used to determine the winners in both the men’s and women’s 10k races.

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NC State-Bound Korstanje Earns New Dutch Age Record In 50 Fly

Dutch sprinter Nyls Korstanje fired off a new age group record while competing at the 48th Annual International Swim Meeting in Aachen, Germany over the weekend.

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Richard Whitehead Elected England’s Swimming President

Richard Whitehead has been elected President of England’s national governing body for swimming at the organisation’s Annual Council Meeting.

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Ironman World Record Holder Out After Bike Crash Days Before Race

Tim Don, world’s fastest Ironman, out for World Championships after bike crash.

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14,000 Tickets Sold Two Months Out from 2017 European SC Championships

14,000 tickets have been sold for the first sporting event at the Royal Arena.

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LEN Announces Gianni Minervini as New Executive Director

Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) announced Thursday the promotion of Gianni Minervini as its new Executive Director.

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British Swimming Apologizes For ‘Culture Of Fear’ Within Para Swimming

As a follow-up to a story originally reported back in March of this year, the results of an independent inquiry into allegations of bullying and an overall ‘culture of fear’ cultivated by the coaching staff of British Para Swimming have now been released.

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FINA Media Committee Member Hans-Peter Sick Passes Away

FINA Media Committee member Hans-Peter Sick has passed away. The German national joined the FINA Media Committee in 2013 and was…

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Rosters for 2017 Raia Rapida Finalized; Team USA Has West Coast Vibe

Anthony Ervin will be back to anchor Team USA once again at the 2017 Raia Rapida meet.

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Meilutyte & Seto Spend Time Under Aussie Coach Bohl At Griffith

Lithuanian Olympic champion from 2012, Ruta Meilutyte, and Japanese Olympic medalist in Rio, Daiya Seto, have both been training in the Gold Coast at Griffith University.

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Euro Juniors Gold Medalist Umitcan Gures Verbally Commits to Harvard

Umitcan Gures, Euro Juniors gold medalist in the 50 meter butterfly, has announced his verbal commitment to Harvard for 2018-19.

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Lead Coach Stephen Bayley Leaves Loughborough Swimming

Lead Coach and Programme Manager Stephen Bayley is saying good-bye to Loughborough University Swimming after having been involved with the program for 15 years.

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Petition Launched To Add Camille Muffat’s Name To Paris 2024 Venue

In honor of the Olympic swimmer who died at just 25 years of age, a petition is circulating to add Camille Muffat’s name in the Paris 2024 Olympic swimming venue.

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Frank Lamodke Will Leave German National Team at Year’s End

German National Team technical coach Frank Lamodke will leave the program at the end of 2017, German Swimming (DSV) announced this…

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