Julio Maglione

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.


FINA’s Congress Officially Abolishes Age Limits, Approves 3rd Term

The world’s aquatic governing body, FINA, has just announced the approval of six new proposals under review at the organization’s…


FINA among lowest-scoring sports federations in Play The Game’s good governance study

An ongoing study of sporting federations finds that FINA ranks near the bottom of all sports federations in terms of good governance principles.


UANA endorses Julio Maglione to serve third term as FINA president

The Amateur Swimming Union of the Americas (known as UANA) has officially endorsed current FINA president Julio Maglione to serve a third term.


FINA and Australia’s “The Seven Network” Announce 2015/2017 World Championships Broadcast Coverage

The Australian Olympic Committee has just announced a new, long-term partnership between FINA and The Seven Network, resulting in both…


FINA Officially Signs Host City Agreement With Budapest For 2017 World Championships

Lausanne (SUI), April 16, 2015– The Hungarian Prime Minister Mr. Viktor Orbán and FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione were…

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