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Notes From Mtg With IOC: Rio Aquatic Events Remain In FINA’s Control

28 summer sport International Federations, including FINA, assembled in Lausanne, Switzerland yesterday to review global concerns headed into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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Mexico’s Todorov Resigns From FINA Technical Committee

Mexican Swimming Federation (FMN) President Kiril Todorov has resigned from his positions as Vice Chairman of the FINA Technical Committee

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Mexican Swimming Federation Lashes Out Over FINA Suspension

The Mexican Swimming Federation has lashed out over their FINA suspension, saying that FINA is “putting pressure on the Mexican government through Mexican athletes.”

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Marculescu: FINA Is Not Worried About The Games In Rio

Overall, FINA Executive Director Cornel Marculescu says he is “not worried” about the competition in Rio.

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Verhaeren: Roof Needed On Gold Coast Aquatic Center To Ensure Legacy

Team USA got soaked both in the pool and out at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, held at the roof-less Gold Coast Aquatic Center.

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Despite Critics, 2016 FINA Short Course Worlds “In A Good Place”

The 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships Event Director, Peter Knowles, says that “Windsor is in a good place; we’re right where we ought to be.”

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Maglione Ages Out Of IOC, Remains In FINA Due To New Rules

Although current FINA President Julio César Maglione has aged out of the International Olympic Committee, new rules approved last summer enable him to continue serving in his FINA role until 2017.

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FINA Offers Reasoning Behind Mexico’s Open Water Junior Worlds Withdrawal

Following the announcements FINA hadn’t released any information as to why the cancellations would take place. SwimSwam reached out to FINA to see what the reasons were.

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WADA Will Not Appeal FINA Decision In Kylie Palmer Case

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has decided not to appeal FINA’s actions against Australian Kylie Palmer related to her 2013 positive doping test.

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Berlin Is Back! World Cup To Return To Germany In 2016

The stars will be returning to Berlin for the 2016 edition of the 2016 FINA World Cup after two years…

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USA Swimming, USADA Partner To Approach FINA On Doping Situation

Chinese Olympian, Sun Yang, is one of the athletes whose doping case will be discussed in an upcoming meet between USA Swimming, USADA and FINA.

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FINA Issues Statement on Russian Athletics Doping Scandal

Two days after the release of the WADA Independent Commission’s report on systematic doping and cover-ups by the Russian Athletics Federation, FINA sought to reassure the public regarding the integrity of its anti-doping control policy.

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Rio Organizers And FINA Enter Constructive Talks On Venue Criticism

In a follow-up to the news we reported in September regarding FINA’s lash-out at Rio organizers regarding substandard aquatic conditions…

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WADA Immediately Suspends The Accreditation Of The Moscow Laboratory

“WADA has acted swiftly to one of the key recommendations made by the Independent Commission in its Report,”

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