WORLD AQUATIC FAMILY GATHERS IN CHINA FOR FINA GALA 2017

The FINA World Aquatics Gala “Soiree des Etoiles,” the fourth edition of its kind, is set to celebrate the best athletes and coaches of 2017 in Sanya, South China’s Hainan Province, on Saturday December 2. In addition to the biggest FINA Stars, several of the most outstanding Chinese athletes in aquatic sports will gather at…

SPORTS MINISTER DECRIES DEPLORABLE STATE OF ABUJA SWIMMING POOL

Barrister Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports has frowned at the lack of maintenance of and under utilisation of one of the swimming pools at Package B of the Abuja National Stadium. The Minister who paid an unscheduled visit to the swimming pool section of the Stadium on Tuesday expressed displeasure with the…

SWC 2017: TWO WORLD CUP RECORDS ON FINAL NIGHT IN TOKYO

Two World Cup records and three world junior records fell on the final night of the Tokyo leg of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup, on Wednesday November 15. Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) and Daiya Seto (JPN) set competition bests, while teen ace Rikako Ikee (JPN) lowered two of her own world junior marks and Bingjie Li…

STRONG CONTENDERS FOR FINA BEST ATHLETES OF 2017

FINA’s six disciplines aquatic stars have received their invitations to be present at the fourth edition of the FINA World Aquatics Gala “Soirée des Etoiles” to be held in Sanya City, China, on Saturday December 2, at the Mangrove Tree Resort World Sanya Bay. The best athletes of the year, to be announced on December…

FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2017 Kicks-Off In Doha

The second and last leg of Cluster #2 of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2017 kicked-off yesterday in Doha, Qatar, as competition leaders so far, South Africa’s Chad Le Clos and Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom, are targeting further success at the Hamad Aquatic Centre which hosts the two-day event. Both of them, as well as Kirill…

TRIPLE GOLD FOR RUSSIA AT 17th FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

The sixth finals’ session of the swimming competition at the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest (HUN) was an historic day for Russia, with three gold medals out of the five at offer. In the 200m breaststroke, both men and women, Russian swimmers ruled the pool, with Anton Chupkov triumphing with a new Championships Record…

FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: BELMONTE AND MEDEIROS SHINE…

BELMONTE AND MEDEIROS SHINE IN A 3-GOLD SESSION FOR USA The fifth final session of the swimming competition at the FINA World Championships in Budapest (HUN) was highlighted by the three titles of USA, but also with the impressive and significant victories of Mireia Belmonte (ESP) and Etiene Medeiros (BRA). The Spanish great managed to…

SUN AND LEDECKY SHINE IN THE 400M FREE; SJOSTROM SETS 100M FREE WR

The start of the swimming competition at the 17th FINA World Championships produced fine performances in a packed Duna Arena in Budapest (HUN). In the two individual finals of the day, both Sun Yang (CHN) and Katie Ledecky (USA) confirmed their favourite status, getting their third consecutive titles in the event. The North American star…

TEAM CHINA WINS FIRST GOLD IN FREE COMBINATION, RUSSIAN MIXED DUET BACK ON TOP

In team Russia absence in the start lists of the Free Combination event team China largely dominated the field. Russia grabbed their first gold medal of the World championships in Budapest after having two silver in team routines. The Chinese squad executed a spectacular and powerful performance, improving their preliminary result (95,5333) and winning their…

FINA LAUNCHES FINATV

FINA has partnered with Deltatre, the world’s leading sports media technology provider, to launch today FINAtv (finatv.live), a new OTT subscription service featuring exclusive and comprehensive live and on-demand coverage of FINA’s most prestigious events. FINAtv premieres with all the action from The FINA World Championships – Budapest 2017. It will be available 24/7 on…

LESS THAN 10 DAYS TO GO TO BUDAPEST 2017!

With just 9 days to go today to the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, FINA is pleased to announce that about 2 300 athletes from over 180 NF (registration deadline is today) will be taking part in this 17th edition of FINA’s showcase event. On Friday July 14 at 9pm, spectators will be able…