Drug-tainted swimmer Jack defiant after meeting anti-doping chiefs

2019-08-02 10:01

Drug-tainted Australian swimmer Shayna Jack met with anti-doping chiefs Friday after testing positive to a banned substance.

'I'm just protecting athletes', insists China swim star Sun

2019-07-27 06:56

China's Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has hit back at sniping rivals accusing him of doping violations, telling them: "I'm standing up for all of you!"

FINA to stage $3.9m elite 'swim series' after criticism

2018-12-13 23:08

FINA to launch a "Champions Swim Series" with $3.9 million prize money after they faced a backlash and legal action from some of the biggest stars.

Le Clos enjoys crowning glory in Singapore

2017-11-20 07:15

Chad le Clos and Sarah Sjostrom collected winners’ cheques for $150 000 as they were crowned series champions at the Fina Swimming World Cup in Singapore.

Bahraini 13-year-old rubbing shoulders with Le Clos

2017-07-29 06:58

Bahraini teenager Ritaj Amin, 13, is having the time of her life at the FINA World Championships in Budapest.

Hosszu launches swimmers union in war with FINA

2017-07-04 14:00

Hungarian Olympic swimming star Katinka Hosszu has announced the launch of a union to represent swimmers against FINA.

FINA releases doping test figures

2016-06-13 18:57

The International Swimming Federation released their in and out-of-competition stats with over 600 athletes tested, including four SA swimmers.

Van der Burgh, Zorzi share podium

2015-10-28 14:21

South Africans Cameron van der Burgh and Giulio Zorzi were in top form at the FINA Swimming World Cup on Wednesday.

Brown continues sizzling form

2015-04-16 22:19

Myles Brown has continued with his sizzling form at the SA National Championships, breaking the 800m freestyle record.

Chad clocks WC time in Durban

2015-04-14 21:51

Chad le Clos has reached the qualifying standard for the 200m freestyle for FINA World Long Course Championships.


Top Australian swimmer fails doping test

2019-07-27 12:15

Australian relay world-record holder Shayna Jack denied wrongdoing after she failed a drugs test and was forced to miss the FINA World Championships in South Korea.

FINA ends threat to ban breakaway swimmers

2019-01-15 16:24

Swimming body FINA says athletes no longer face being banned for taking part in independently run competitions.

Top swimmers sue FINA over independent meeting

2018-12-09 09:08

A trio of world and Olympic champion swimmers has sued FINA in a US court in San Francisco over its crackdown on non-FINA approved events.

'Phenomenal' Dressel set for world sprint golds

2017-07-29 07:02

Caeleb Dressel is on the verge of a super Saturday at the World Championships after clocking the fastest times in the 50m freestyle and 100m butterfly.

Scandal threatens FINA on eve of world champs

2017-07-19 14:15

Swimming's governing body FINA has been drawn into a commission scandal days before both their presidential elections and the start of the swimming events.

SA swimmer, water polo player banned

2016-11-30 13:00

A South African swimmer and water polo player have been banned after failing drug tests.

FINA 'robust' on Russian anti-doping

2016-03-23 21:30

FINA, swimming's governing body has promised a "robust" approach towards anti-doping procedures involving Russian swimmers.

Seven countries want FINA world champs

2015-06-04 18:02

Cities in seven countries want to stage the world swimming championships in 2021 and 2023, says the world governing body FINA.

Day 3 honours belong to Brown

2015-04-15 21:26

Myles Brown has two world qualification times behind his name after three days in the King's Park Swimming Pool.

Hungary to host FINA champs

2015-03-11 16:00

Hungary will host the 2017 world swimming championships, FINA and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban have announced.

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