Europe

Italian Sprinter Silvia Di Pietro Makes Her Return to the Pool

Italian record holder Silvia Di Pietro has made her return to the pool after suffering an injury in her patellar…

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Greece Claims U19 European Men’s Water Polo Crown

Greek achieved a rare double: in a span of two weeks their U18 team won the world title and now the U19 side clinched the European crown in Minsk after a brilliant victory over Montenegro in the final.

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Syrian Swimmer Sara Mardini Arrested in Greece for Aiding Refugees

Sara Mardini, sister of UNHCR Ambassador and 2016 Olympian Yusra Mardini, is being detained in Greek prison on charges that include aiding human traffickers, money laundering, espionage, and forgery.

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Dates Determined For 2019 LEN Short Course European Championships

In March 2017, the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) selected Glasgow, Scotland as host of the 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships and we now know the dates of those championships.

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Lewis Pugh Completes English Channel Mega Swim

Donning just a pair of briefs with a simple cap and goggles, activist swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh became the first person to swim the length of the English Channel.

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Russia’s Efimova Looking Not Just To Tokyo, But Paris 2024

Russia’s Yulia Efimova is currently ranked #1 in the world in the 100m and 200m breaststroke events, which are races in which she still may be partaking well past Tokyo 2020.

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Reigning World Champion Federica Pellegrini Considering Retirement

2008 Olympic champion Federica Pellegrini is considering retiring from the sport of swimming.

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Peaty Fires Back At FINA For Using His Image To Promote World Cup

Adam Peaty fired back at FINA for its use of his image and faux quote to promote the upcoming World Cup Series.

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Sjostrom, Hosszu Among Stars Confirmed For 1st Stop of FINA World Cup

Katinka Hosszu is one of many confirmed stars who will compete on the opening leg of the FINA World Cup in Kazan.

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Junior World Champion Nicolo Martinenghi Returns to Training

Junior World Champion and record holder Nicolo Martinenghi has returned to regular training after recovery from a pubic bone fracture….

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Kirill Prigoda Will Contest All Seven Stages Of 2018 FINA World Cup

Russian breaststroke star Kirill Prigoda plans on attending all seven of the 2018 FINA World Cup stops.

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English Inst Of Sport Creates ‘Head Of Mental Health’ Position

To help with its delivery of the UK High Performance System Mental Health strategy, the English Institute of Sport (EIS) is looking for its first ‘Head of Mental Health’ leader.

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Russia Tops Medal Tables at 50th World Military Championships

2018 World Military Championhips August 16-23, 2018 Samara, Russia Results The 2018 edition of the World Military Championships in Samara,…

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Spain Hires Cati Arasa As Assistant To Vergnoux

The Royal Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN) has announced that former junior international swimmer Cati Arasa will be joining the organization as an assistant to Head Coach Fred Vergnoux as of September 1st.

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Greece wins gold at 2018 FINA World Youth Championships

The Greek youth water polo team won their first FINA World Youth Championships 2018 title on Sunday August 19 in Szombathely, Hungary, beating Spain 9-8 (3-3, 4-1, 2-3, 0-1) in the final.

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