International

Kazan World Championships to be broadcast on 70 TV and radio stations

The Russian Swimming Federation announced last week that this summer’s FINA World Championships will be broadcast by 70 TV and radio providers over Europe, Asia and North and South America.

  9 Comments

Brazil’s New Anti-Doping Lab in Final Stages of WADA Accreditation, Could Start Testing by July

Currently without a WADA-approved doping lab after a 2013 closure, Brazil is on the edge of a big step in the lead up to the 2016 Rio Olympics – the nation’s new doping lab could earn its WADA accreditation by next month.

  3 Comments

France Inching Closer to Bid for 2024 Olympic Games

For months France has been considering a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, but never has it been closer…

  3 Comments

Felipe Lima Posts 59 Second 100 Breast During Day 4 Prelims of Maria Lenk Trophy

Special thanks to D’Artagnan Dias for contributing to this report. Kaue Da Silva Carvalho (Corinthians) had a huge drop to…

  7 Comments

Koga Rocks 50 Backstroke Win; Middle Schooler Makes Worlds at Japanese Nationals

Junya Koga now sits as the third-fastest 50m backstroker in the world after his performance at Japanese Nationals.

  2 Comments

Newcomer Jacob Heidtmann Swims to 2nd in the World in 400 IM in Germany, But Still Expects More

2015 German National Championships World Championship Qualifying Meet, 50 Meter Pool Berlin Germany April 9th-12th (Thursday-Sunday) Meet Central: here Live…

  19 Comments

Arena signs Brazilian sprinter Bruno Fratus

Arena has signed a sponsorship deal with 25-year-old Brazilian swimmer Bruno Fratus. Fratus is the current Pan Pacific 50 freestyle champion and record holder, and will be a serious podium contender at the 2016 Olympics in his home country.

  Comment First!

Rio Organizing Committee Releases Session Schedule, Confirms 10pm Swimming Start Time

The 1pm prelims and 10pm finals start times for the swimming events stand, per the just-released 2016 Rio session schedule.

  14 Comments

FINA Launches Scholarship Training Program in Phuket, Thailand with 38 Swimmers

FINA has launched a new scholarship program in Phuket, Thailand for 38 athletes of 19 countries with an eye on the 2016 Rio Olympics.

  1 Comment

Sun Yang Swims 3rd-Ranked 400 Free to Open Chinese Nationals

Sun Yang was impressive in winning the men’s 400 free to open the 2015 Chinese Spring Nationals, though the rest of the men’s middle-distance group was underwhelming in their results.

  14 Comments

2015 Australian Nationals and Trials: Day Seven Finals

Emily Seebohm posted a 2:06.69 to win the 200 backstroke and now occupies the top spot in the world rankings in all three backstroke events…

  2 Comments

2015 Australian Nationals and Trials: Day Seven Prelims – More Campbell vs Campbell Action in the Women’s 50 Free

We’ll have one more opportunity to watch the Campbell sisters face off against one another: the pair led the 50 free qualifiers through to the semi-finals on the penultimate morning of the 2015 Australian Nationals and Trials.

  6 Comments

Thiago Pereira wins Maria Lenk 400 IM for 13th-straight year, Fratus beats Cielo on day 3

On day 3 of Brazil’s long course national championships, Thiago Pereira extended a long win streak while Cesar Cielo saw his come to a close.

  9 Comments

WATCH: Race videos from Australian Champs, Days 5 and 6

Courtesy of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team on YouTube, check out race videos of days 5 and 6 at the Australian Swimming Championships.

  Comment First!

WATCH: Race videos from Australian Champs, Days 3 and 4

Courtesy of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team on YouTube, check out race videos of days 3 and 4 at the Australian Swimming Championships.

  Comment First!