New Zealand and Oceania

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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WATCH LIVE: Swimming at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Some of the world’s biggest junior stars, including European Champion Kristof Milak, take the stage in Buenos Aires this week.

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Kyla Alexander Breaks Another Fa’amausili Record to Close NZ Champs

2018 NEW ZEALAND SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS Tuesday, October 2nd – Saturday, October 6th Sir Owen G. Glenn National Aquatic Centre…

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Ashby Adds Two More Golds, Watkins Breaks Age Group Record In Auckland

Bradlee Ashby continued his dominance at the New Zealand Short Course Championships with two more individual wins on the penultimate day.

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Ashby Breaks 9-Year-Old Kiwi Record In 100 IM At NZL SCM Championships

Bradlee Ashby took down a nine-year-old National Record in the 100 IM on day 3 of the New Zealand SC Championships.

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Ashby’s On A Roll, Collects Two More Kiwi Records On Night 2 of NZL SC

22-year-old Bradlee Ashby followed up his record-breaking session from last night with an additional 2 golds this evening in Auckland

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Bradlee Ashby Takes 2 Titles, Ciara Smith Earns NAG In New Zealand

Kiwi national record holder Bradlee Ashby struck gold twice on night 1 of the New Zealand Short Course Championships.

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NZL’s Short Course Worlds Qualifying Meet Kicks Off Without Clareburt

New Zealand’s qualifying meet for the 2018 Short Course World Championships kicks off tomorrow, but young Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Lewis Clareburt is missing from the psych sheets.

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FINA Sports Medicine Doc Appointed Swimming New Zealand President

Dr. David Gerrard has been appointed Swimming New Zealand President at the organization’s annual general meeting held in Auckland over the weekend.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: ‘BRB, I Need To Go To Swim Practice’

Baby news, generational Olympians and a 10-year-old swimming book author highlight the latest edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

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New Zealand’s Bobbi Gichard Changes Commitment from Florida to Queens

After announcing a verbal commitment to Florida in January, New Zealand backstroker Bobbi Gichard has switched gears and committed to four-time NCAA champion Queens University of Charlotte.

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New Zealand Now Supporting Athletes Training Overseas

In response to a drastic funding cut to Swimming New Zealand after the Rio Olympics, the national swimming model has gradually shifted from a centralized hub where all elite swimmers would train to a more spread-out approach.

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New Zealand Confirms 4-Swimmer Roster for 2018 Youth Olympics

Swimming New Zealand has announced a roster of 4 swimmers, 2 male and 2 female, for the 2018 Youth Olympic…

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Water Temps Check In at 25.9C (78.6F) for Pan Pacs Open Water

The open water race course is well-within the FINA temperature standards for Tuesday morning’s open water events.

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7 Gold Medals Salvages USA from Historic Lows to Close 2018 Pan Pacs

Ryan Murphy’s win in the 200 back, plus gold from leading off the 400 medley relay, was part of a 7-gold run on Sunday to finish the 2018 Pan Pac Championships.

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