Cornel Marculescu

FINA Cede: Non Squalificherà Atleti Che Competono In Eventi Non FINA

La FINA sembra avere ceduto. Oggi pomeriggio si è svolta una riunione in videoconferenza promossa da Leigh Russell, CEO di Swimming…

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Pour ISL, Sarah Sjöström gagnerait 15 fois plus dans leur concept qu’en remportant la Coupe du monde FINA

« Nous méritions mieux en termes d’argent. Après tout, la natation est le sport le plus pratiqué au monde. »

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FINA Memo: Discussions Ongoing With Energy Standard & ISL

A FINA memo yesterday noted that the federation is “engaged in discussions” with the Energy Standard Group and the International Swimming League, but that FINA will “resist any challenges to its status” as the international governing body for swimming.


Lettere Della Fin A Fina Fanno Luce Su Cancellazione Di EnergyForSwim

Articolo a cura di Jared Anderson. Puoi leggere l’articolo in lingua inglese qui I documenti ottenuti da SwimSwam dimostrano che solo…

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FINA-Italy Letters Shed Light On Timeline of Energy for Swim Struggle

Documents obtained by SwimSwam show that it wasn’t until October 30 that FINA informed the Italian swimming federation (FIN) that its Energy for Swim 2018 meet had been classified as an international meet operating without FINA approval. The documents detail the negotiations between meet organizers and FINA, which ultimately broke down and led to the meet’s cancellation this morning.


LISTEN: Audio of Al-Musallam Demanding Commission of FINA Sponsorship

Today, the rumored audio from the meeting in which Al-Musallam demanded the 10% commission surfaced. Listen to it here.

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FINA VP Al Musallam Allegedly Recorded Asking for Cut of Sponsorship

Additional scandal has been brought to light surrounding Kuwait’s Husain Al Musallam just days ahead of his bid for re-election as First Vice President of FINA.


FINA Rejects Kuwait Swimming Association’s Complaints, Discredits KSA

After nearly two weeks of waiting, FINA Executive Director Cornel Marculescu has issued an official response to the frustrated and vocal Kuwait Swimming Association (KSA).

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FINA Says “Everything is Perfect” in Budapest

FINA, the world governing body for 6 aquatic disciplines (swimming, open water swimming, diving, high diving, water polo, and synchronized swimming),…


CAS Rejects Paolo Barelli’s Ethics Case Against FINA

The Court of Arbitration For Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal by Italian swim federation president Paolo Barelli and ordered Barelli to pay the legal fees of FINA, his opponent in the case.


Marculescu Defends FINA World Cup Changes, Says Gyarfas Not Involved

Hear what Cornel Marculescu has to say regarding the World Cup Series changes.


FINA’s Construction Advice To Keep Tokyo 2020 New Aquatic Center Plans

Lowering the roof height and reducing seating are just two of the options FINA pitched to Tokyo 2020 organizers in an effort to maintain plans for an entirely new Olympics aquatic venue.


FINA Pushes For New Tokyo 2020 Aquatic Venue Despite Cost Concerns

To help mitigate the rising expenses across venues of all sports, a Tokyo committee is suggesting that the Olympic aquatic events be held in the existing Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center, but not all involved agree.


FINA’s Marculescu: “Doping Is A War We Will Never Win”

Regarding the subject of doping within the sport of swimming, FINA’s Cornel Marculescu stated this week, “I think it’s a war we will never win but it’s a battle we will win here and there for sure.”


CBDA: Olympic Swimming Test Event Location ‘To Be Determined’

Take a look at the specifics of the Olympic swimming test event, the Maria Lenk Trophy, just released by CBDA this week.

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