Julio Maglione

Barelli Accuses AASF of Political Interference & Shadowy Figures

“My point of view on this matter is very clear: the lack of good governance within FINA is indeed the reason that led me to put forward my candidacy to the Presidency of FINA.” -Paolo Barelli

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Asia, Africa Sign Up in Support of Julio Maglione in FINA Fight

The Asian Swimming Federation (AASF) and the African Swimming Federation (CANA) published letters in favor of Julio Maglione for a third term as President of FINA.

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FINA President Writes Letter Detailing Federation Progress Since 2013

Incumbent FINA President Julio Maglione wrote a letter this week laying out what he sees as the federation’s biggest accomplishments of his latest four-year term in office. The letter mirrors Maglione’s four-year report presented to FINA’s General Congress and comes in the leadup to this month’s election in which Maglione will seek a third term.

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Paolo Barelli’s 2nd ‘Newsletter’: Athletes, Coaches, & FINA Governance

Paolo Barelli addresses how he would improve FINA’s athlete and coach participation in the governance of aquatic sports if he is elected President of FINA at the Congress on July 22nd.

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Paolo Barelli Issues ‘Newsletter’ to FINA NGB Presidents

In a ‘newsletter’ released today, Paolo Barelli reiterates some of the strategies he believes would improve FINA and the swimming community worldwide.

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Paolo Barelli’s Response to CAS Ruling on FINA Ethics

Paolo Barelli lost his case against several high-ranking FINA officials yesterday, but he says he’s considering appealing the decisions to the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

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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.

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US Aquatic Sports Backs Julio Maglione In FINA Presidential Race

United States Aquatic Sports is placing it’s support fully behind incumbent Julio Maglione in this summer’s elections for the president of FINA, according to a letter SwimSwam obtained today.

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Aquatics Passes Athletics For Most Finals At 2020 Olympics

With additions of three more medal events at the 2020 Olympics, the discipline of aquatics will overtake athletics for the most total Olympic finals, 49 to 48.

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Citing ‘Unethical Behavior’, Barelli Takes On Maglione For FINA Pres

The FINA presidential election is set to take place on July 22nd in Budapest, where long-time incumbent Julio Maglione will face challenger Paolo Barelli.

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2019 Pan American Games Host Late (Again) With Payments

The Peruvian Olympic Committee (COP) meet an extended deadline for their latest payment for hosting the 2019 Pan American Games.

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11/18/16 In Briefs: Lima 2019, Stamford HS Coach Reinstated

Catch up on swim stories from around the web for Friday, November 18th.

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FINA’s Maglione Denies Blaming IOC For Soft Stance On Russians In Rio

An email sent from FINA’s Julio Maglione to the organization’s doping control review board points the finger at the IOC regarding Russian aquatic athletes’ eligibility in Rio.

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Olympic Doping Summit to Review WADA Anti-Doping System

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have announced details of an October 8th summit on controlling doping in sports. Among the…

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3 FINA Doping Control Board Members Resign to Protest Russian Decision

Three of the eight members of FINA’s Doping Control Review Board (DCRB), including Chairman Dr. Andrew Pipe, have resigned, reportedly in…

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