KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): Malaysia has imposed a blanket ban on all Israelis participating in events hosted by the South-East Asian nation, as the government maintains its decision to ban Israeli athletes from taking part in the World Para Swimming Championships in July.
BERLIN (Reuters) - FINA on Tuesday allowed athletes to take part in independent competitions in a bid to settle a financial dispute, but the world swimming federation said results from those events will require its approval to be considered as official.
KUALA LUMPUR: Welson Sim (pic) struck an item off his bucket list when he broke Daniel Bego’s long-standing national record in the 100m freestyle recently.
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The government maintains its stand of prohibiting Israeli athletes from competing in the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships in Kuching from July 29 to Aug 4, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
KUALA LUMPUR: The exodus of foreign coaches continues in the Amateur Swimming Union of Malaysia with Chinese coach Long Yan being no longer in charge of the national synchro swimming team.
(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday said that Russian authorities had failed to provide access to laboratory doping data by their year-end deadline and it will consider sanctions against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA).
PETALING JAYA: One rarely comes across a swimmer of Sikh descent, but Arvin Shaun Singh is determined to go far in the sport.
LONDON (Reuters) - World swimming's governing body FINA has said that it will look for new ways to improve its structure after several world and Olympic champions raised concerns at a summit in London this week.
(Reuters) - Missy Franklin, the 2012 World Swimmer of the Year, announced her retirement on Wednesday at age 23, citing intense pain from shoulder injuries that have dogged her for nearly three years.
LONDON (Reuters) - Swimming's governing body FINA needs to show more transparency and give 50 percent of its revenues to athletes, Britain's Olympic and world breastroke champion Adam Peaty said on Wednesday as he also warned that the sport had 'no integrity'.