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…

SERBIA, CROATIA AND RUSSIA OFF TO A GREAT START

The FINA Men’s Water Polo World League Super Final kicked-off yesterday at the Aquatic Palace of Ruza, Russia, to see eight international teams competing for the prestigious trophy over a five-day tournament. Entering their first big event after the 2016 Olympics in Rio, water polo powerhouses will definitely take this floor to rehearsal for the…

USA STILL THE TEAM TO BEAT AT WOMEN’S SUPER WATER POLO FINAL

USA’s dominance of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World League has come under close scrutiny since Tuesday June 6, when the Super Final kicked-off in Shanghai, China, for a six-day fierce tournament. The reigning Olympic champion holds all titles on offer at the elite level, but it is the FINA World League that it has…

CURTAINS DOWN ON FINA/NVC DWS 2017

With the fourth and final leg of the Diving World Series 2017 circuit completed in Windsor, Canada, last weekend (April 21-23), China climbs atop all individual and synchronised events in the overall rankings. Chinese divers maintained an impressive and consistent form throughout the Series season, and swept 37 of 40 gold medals up for grab….

EUROPE TEAMS FOR WATER POLO SUPER FINAL SELECTED

Squads from Serbia, Croatia & Italy are the first ones getting closer to the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League 2017 title, to be held in Russia from June 20-25, and securing a spot for the Super Final of the competition. The three teams mentioned above all topped their respective groups in the European preliminaries…

FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2017: MORE ACTION TO COME IN KAZAN

The host city of the 16th FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan (RUS) welcomes this weekend the third meet of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2017 as part of its legacy from FINA’s signature event, which was held almost two years ago now. Kazan is staging the competition from March 31 to April 2 for…

2017 FINA/NVC Diving World Series: China’s Results Build Anticipation For 2017

Great Birtain’s Jack Laugher started the year on high this weekend in Beijing, China, as the Olympic champion snatched the men’s 3m springboard on the inaugural rendezvous of the 2017 FINA/NVC Diving World Series. However Laugher, 22, was the only diver to break the Chinese supremacy at this competition, preventing the leading and hosting nation…