Swimming News

Adam Peaty celebrates setting a world record in the men's 50m breaststroke at the World Aquatics Championships on August 4, 2015
Adam Peaty secures Olympics place
Adam Peaty books his spot at the Rio Olympics by winning gold in the 100m breaststroke at the British Swimming Championships.
Apr 13, 12:40
Rob Holderness of Wales competes in the Men's 200m Breaststroke Heat 1 at Tollcross International Swimming Centre during day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 24, 2014
FINA responds to doping allegations against Russian athletes
FINA issues a statement saying that it has taken a "robust approach" to anti-doping procedures with Russian athletes after a report claimed that the country is cheating.
Mar 23, 16:28
Adam Peaty celebrates setting a world record in the men's 50m breaststroke at the World Aquatics Championships on August 4, 2015
Adam Peaty, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor win European short course silvers
Adam Peaty and Siobhan-Marie O'Connor win silvers to add to Great Britain's medal tally at the European short course championships in Israel.
Dec 6, 07:18
Adam Peaty swimming his way to a Championships record in the 50m breaststroke on August 22, 2014
Melanie Marshall named British Swimming Coach of the Year for second year
Melanie Marshall is named British Swimming's Coach of the Year for a second consecutive year.
Sep 30, 09:58
Katinka Hosszu of Hungary competes in the Women's 200m Individual Medley Final on day ten of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 3, 2015
Hungary's Katinka Hosszu dominates FINA World Cup in Hong Kong
Hungary's Katinka Hosszu dominates the Hong Kong leg of the FINA World Cup by grabbing eight gold medals.
Sep 29, 10:01
Park Tae-Hwan of South Korea after winning the Men's 1500m Freestyle during the 2014 Asian Games on September 26, 2014
Banned South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan training in Japan
The management company of South Korean Olympic swimmer Park Tae-hwan confirms that the banned athlete will train in Japan until December.
Sep 23, 10:01
Gold medalist Ryan Lochte of the United States poses during the medal ceremony for the Men's 200m Individual Medley Final on day thirteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 6, 2015
USA's Ryan Lochte: 'I bet Michael Phelps money he'd return to swimming'
Team USA swimmer Ryan Lochte reveals that he bet teammate Michael Phelps $1,000 that he would come out of retirement.
Sep 22, 09:41
Kylie Palmer of Australia looks on during day three of the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamad Aquatic on December 5, 2014 in Doha, Qatar.
Kylie Palmer cleared to race at next year's Olympic Games
Former Olympic gold medallist Kylie Palmer is cleared to race at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after avoiding a ban for a doping violation.
Sep 17, 10:42
Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania looks on after competing in the Women's 100m Breaststroke Heats on day ten of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 3, 2015
Olympic swimmer Ruta Meilutyte undergoes surgery on broken elbow
Lithuanian Olympic swimmer Ruta Meilutyte undergoes surgery on a broken elbow after falling off her bicycle.
Sep 16, 09:27
Gold medalist Ryan Lochte of the United States poses during the medal ceremony for the Men's 200m Individual Medley Final on day thirteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 6, 2015
USA swimmer Ryan Lochte's turns banned by FINA
Ryan Lochte's underwater techniques in the individual medley is banned by swimming's governing body FINA.
Sep 9, 10:06
England's Siobhan O'Connor during the 200m individual medley heat on July 27, 2014
Siobhan-Marie O'Connor: 'Euro Champs in London great preparation for Rio'
Great Britain's Siobhan-Marie O'Connor says that she and her teammates will use next year's European Championships in London as preparation for the Rio Olympics.
Sep 2, 09:57
Alzain Tareq of Bahrain looks on after the Women's 50m Freestyle heats on day fifteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 8, 2015
FINA to consider age restrictions at World Championships
FINA executive director Cornel Marculescu reveals that the topic of age limits is likely to be discussed at their next meeting in November.
Aug 27, 11:27
Wales's Jazz Carlin moments after setting a new Games record in the 800m freestyle on July 27, 2014
GB swimmer Jazz Carlin: 'I'm in a great position for Rio 2016 Olympics'
Great Britain's Jazz Carlin believes that she is in the "best position" for the Rio 2016 Olympics after taking 800m freestyle bronze in the World Championships.
Aug 19, 10:03
Promotional shot of British Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds
Glasgow to host British Para-Swimming Rio 2016 qualifying event next April
Glasgow's Tollcross will host next April's British Para-Swimming International Meet, which will give swimmers the chance to qualify for the Rio Paralympics.
Aug 19, 09:30
Adam Peaty swimming his way to a Championships record in the 50m breaststroke on August 22, 2014
Adam Peaty fears losing to previously banned drug cheats in future
British swimmer Adam Peaty fears losing to drug cheats in future swimming competitions.
Aug 11, 22:32
Adam Peaty celebrates setting a world record in the men's 50m breaststroke at the World Aquatics Championships on August 4, 2015
Mark Foster backs GB swimmer Adam Peaty to win Olympic gold at Rio 2016
Mark Foster is confident that Adam Peaty will become the first British male swimmer to win Olympic gold in 28 years at Rio 2016.
Aug 11, 09:19
Team USA celebrates with the gold medal during the podium ceremony for the women's 4x200m freestyle relay swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 6, 2015
USA top World Swimming Championships medal table
The United States finish the World Swimming Championships at the top of the table with eight golds and 23 totals medals from the meeting in Kazan.
Aug 9, 18:02
USA's Katie Ledecky celebrates winning and setting a new world record in the final of the women's 800m freestyle swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 8, 2015
Katie Ledecky: 'I still have a way to go'
American swimmer Katie Ledecky insists that she still has "a way to go" to meet her goals, despite winning four individual events at the World Swimming Championships.
Aug 9, 17:04
Hannah Miley during the 800m freestyle heat on July 27, 2014
Hannah Miley: 400m individual medley podium would be "wonderful"
Great Britain's Hannah Miley admits that it would be "wonderful" if she could finish on the podium in the women's 400m individual medley.
Aug 9, 15:38
Jazz Carlin of Great Britain competes in the Women's 800m Freestyle heats on day fourteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 7, 2015
Jazz Carlin "over the moon" with 800m freestyle bronze
British swimmer Jazz Carlin admits that she is "over the moon" after winning the bronze medal in the 800m freestyle event at the World Swimming Championships.
Aug 9, 08:28
Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates victory in the Men's 100m Butterfly Final held at the National Aquatics Centre during Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008
Michael Phelps clocks fastest 200m butterfly in 2015
Michael Phelps clocks the fastest 200m butterfly time in 2015 at the USA National Swimming Championships.
Aug 8, 14:54
Stephen Milne of Great Britain competes in the Men's 800m Freestyle heats on day eleven of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 4, 2015
Stephen Milne "really happy" to be in 1500m freestyle final
British swimmer Stephen Milne says that he is "really happy" to be in the final of the men's 1500 freestyle.
Aug 8, 11:29
England's Benjamin Proud ahead of the 100m freestyle heat on July 26, 2014
Ben Proud: "Anything can happen" in 50m freestyle final
British swimmer Ben Proud believes that "anything can happen" in the final of the men's 50m freestyle at the World Swimming Championships.
Aug 8, 11:14
Andrew Willis of Great Britain looks on after the Men's 200m Breaststroke semifinal on day thirteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 6, 2015
Andrew Willis: 'I'm not too disappointed with fourth'
Great Britain's Andrew Willis insists that he is not too disappointed after narrowly missing out on a medal in the 200m breaststroke at the World Swimming Championships.
Aug 8, 11:01
Siobhan O'Connor celebrates winning gold in the 200m individual medley with a Games record on July 27, 2014
Siobhan-Marie O'Connor "over the moon" with gold
British swimmer Siobhan-Maria O'Connor admits that she is "over the moon" to have won gold in the 4x100m medley relay at the World Swimming Championships.
Aug 8, 10:50
Jazz Carlin of Great Britain competes in the Women's 800m Freestyle heats on day fourteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 7, 2015
Jazz Carlin "looking forward" to 800m freestyle final
Great Britain's Jazz Carlin insists that she will "go for it" in the women's 800m freestyle final at the World Swimming Championships in Russia.
Aug 8, 10:09
James Guy celebrates winning gold in the men's 200m freestyle at the World Aquatics Championships on August 4, 2015
James Guy hails "huge team effort"
Great Britain's James Guy praises the "huge team effort" of his 4x200m freestyle relay teammates after they won gold at the World Swimming Championships in Russia.
Aug 8, 09:52
Gold medalists Daniel Wallace, Robert Renwick, Calum Jarvis and James Guy of Great Britain pose during the medal ceremony for the Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay final on day fourteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 7, 2015
Daniel Wallace: 'We upped our game in relay'
Daniel Wallace says that Great Britain had to up their game to claim victory in the 4x200m freestyle relay in the World Swimming Championships in Russia.
Aug 8, 09:33
Alzain Tareq of Bahrain looks on after the Women's 50m Freestyle heats on day fifteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 8, 2015
Alzain Tareq becomes youngest ever entrant at World Swimming Championships
Ten-year-old Alzain Tareq of Bahrain becomes the youngest ever swimmer to compete at the World Swimming Championships.
Aug 8, 09:03
Dan Wallace celebrates winning gold for Scotland in the 400m individual medley on July 25, 2014
Great Britain's Daniel Wallace: 'It's great to knock USA off the top'
Daniel Wallace says that it is always good to knock the USA off the top spot following Great Britain's historic men's 4x200m freestyle relay gold at the Worlds in Kazan.
Aug 7, 18:06
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Hungary's Laszlo Cseh: 'I need to swim sub-51 to win 100m butterfly gold'
Hungary's Laszlo Cseh says that he needs to swim under 51 seconds to win gold in the 100m butterfly final at the World Championships tomorrow.
Aug 7, 17:15
Gold medallist Mitch Larkin of Australia poses after the medal ceremony for the Men's 200m Backstroke Final on July 28, 2014
Australia's Mitch Larkin: 'USA will want revenge after my 200m backstroke win'
Australia's Mitch Larkin expects the USA to be seeking "revenge" next year after he ended their winning streak in the 200m backstroke final at the World Championships.
Aug 7, 16:50
Australia's Cate Campbell (R) and Bronte Campbell (L) react at the end of a preliminary heat of the women's 100m freestyle swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 6, 2015
Bronte Campbell: 'I can't believe I won World gold in 100m freestyle'
Australia's Bronte Campbell admits that she "can't believe" that she has beaten her sister Cate Campbell to win World gold in the 100m freestyle final.
Aug 7, 16:16
Laszlo Cseh of Hungary competes in the Men's 100m Butterfly semifinal on day fourteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 7, 2015
Hungary's Laszlo Cseh shocked by 100m butterfly sub-51 in World heats
Hungary's Laszlo Cseh admits that he was shocked to swim sub-51 in the 100m butterfly heats at the World Championships.
Aug 7, 09:03
Cameron McEvoy of Australia competes in the Men's 100m Freestyle final on day thirteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 6, 2015
Australia's Cameron McEvoy: 'Winning any World medal is awesome'
Australia's Cameron McEvoy admits that he is "still happy" to earn a silver medal in the 100m freestyle final, despite missing out on gold by 0.11 of a second.
Aug 6, 17:20
Andrew Willis of Great Britain competes in the Men's 200m Breaststroke semifinal on day thirteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 6, 2015
GB's Andrew Willis: 'I'll give my best to reach 200m breaststroke World final'
Great Britain's Andrew Willis vows to give his best when he fights for a place in the 200m breaststroke final at the World Championships in Kazan.
Aug 6, 09:59
Gold medallist Mitch Larkin of Australia poses after the medal ceremony for the Men's 200m Backstroke Final on July 28, 2014
Australia's Mitch Larkin confident of winning 200m backstroke World gold
Australia's Mitch Larkin says that it is "achievable" to win 200m backstroke gold after taking home the 100m crown at the World Championships on Tuesday.
Aug 6, 09:33
Molly Renshaw swims her way to bronze in the women's 200m breaststroke final on July 26, 2014
GB's Molly Renshaw, defending champ Yuliya Efimova out of 200m breaststroke
Great Britain's Molly Renshaw and defending champion Yuliya Efimova fail to qualify for the 200m breaststroke semi-finals at the World Championships in Kazan.
Aug 6, 08:35
South Africa's Chad le Clos during the 100m butterfly heats on July 27, 2014
South Africa's Chad le Clos "massively disappointed" to lose 200m fly title
South Africa's Chad le Clos admits that he is "massively disappointed" to have lost his title in the 200m butterfly at the World Championships in Kazan.
Aug 5, 17:45
Ryan Lochte of the USA swims the Men's 100m Butterfly heats during day three of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships at Gold Coast Aquatics on August 23, 2014
USA's Ryan Lochte expects "tough" 200m medley final at World Championships
USA's Ryan Lochte believes that he faces a "tough" challenge to win tomorrow's 200m individual medley at the World Championships.
Aug 5, 17:20