Efimova Sends Letter to FINA Asking to Lift Her Temporary Suspension

Earlier today, the ongoing controversy surrounding doping, specifically the drug meldonium, got even more complicated as the WADA announced that…


Dave Salo Makes Statement on Efimova Doping Case

“It’s not coming from me, it never has come from me.”


Russian Fed’s Official Statement On Efimova; Temporary Suspension

The Russian Swimming Federation has released an official statement concerning Efimova’s reportedly positive test result for meldonium.


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,”


Team USA Smash 4x100m Mixed Medley Relay World Record in Prelims

The relatively new 4x100m mixed medley relay brought another world record for the Americans as they took the top seed heading into tonight’s finals where they’re the favorites for the gold.


Final day synchronized swimming FINA World photo vault

Like all the days so far here in Kazan, Russia, it’s been a very exciting day.  Russia scored the gold…

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2015 French World Championships Team: The Complete Twitter List

The 2015 World Championships are just two short weeks away, showcasing the best that the world has to offer in…

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Russia closes with 23 of 42 gold medals at 2015 European Games

It was a week of well-documented Russian dominance, and the 2015 European Games closed Saturday with Russia holding more than half of the gold medals given out in swimming.

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Russians to Create a Coin to Honour the World Championships in Kazan

To honour the 16th FINA World Aquatic Championships the Russian government has created a commemorative coin…

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Proposed Russian Bill Limits Athletes to Two Olympic Games

According to The Associated Press, the Russian government is considering implementing a rule banning its athletes from competing in more…


FINA acknowledges new UN resolution barring political discrimination from major sporting events

The FINA Bureau met in Lausanne, Switzerland Thursday and came out with a declaration emphasizing that its member federations should not bar their athletes from participating in FINA events for political reasons.


Russian Open Water Swimmer Vladimir Dyatchin Banned for Doping

Two-time open water world champion, Vladimir Dyatchin, has been suspended for two years by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, and has…


FINA Officially Adds Mixed Relays To 2015 World Championships Schedule

Starting off the 2015 year FINA has just completed the schedule for the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia with the addition of mixed relays, a factor that was left out of the equation in early August when the first schedule was released.


German documentary alleges massive doping program in Russia – English transcript released

The documentary specifically called out swimming among other sports twice. You can read a full English transcript of the documentary here.


Race Footage: Russia Breaks 4×50 Freestyle Relay World Record

Race Video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner. As reported by SwimSwam’s Jared Anderson: MEN’S 4 X…

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