Julio Maglione

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.


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.


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.


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…


Vlad Morozov Releases Statement on Facebook Page About Olympic Ban

Vlad Morozov says that tests by 5 different anti-doping agencies prove his innocence.


FINA President: McLaren Commission ‘Exceeded Its Powers’

FINA President Julio Maglione is quoted as saying the Richard McLaren-led WADA independent commission ‘exceeded its power’.


After Summit, FINA “Concerned” About Calls to Ban Russia from Olympics

FINA, the world governing body for aquatic sports, has released a statement outlining their “concern” for calls from American and…


Registration opens for 4th FINA World Aquatics Convention

The 4th edition takes place at Caesars Windsor Resort and Convention Centre in Ontario, Canada from 3-5 December 2016. Over 1000 delegates will meet to network, share knowledge and develop business.

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Maglione Will Not Seek Re-Election As President Of PASO

The Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) held its extraordinary congress in Brazil last week.

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Vladimir Putin Implicated in Russian Doping By WADA Report

While the report does not directly refer to Swimming, Putin has similar ties to the top of the swimming establishment.


FINA Considering Instituting Minimum Age For World Championships

“For her, this is a game and it’s better for children to have fun at this and not start at age 10 to take marijuana or cocaine, smoking or drinking alcohol,” FINA’s president said in defending the presence of a 10-year-old entrant at Worlds.


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