Swimming News

Andy Murray holds up his champion trophy at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 9, 2016
BBC Sports Personality of the Year contenders announced
Sixteen British competitors are in the running to be crowned as BBC's Sports Personality of the Year, including Andy Murray who has won the award twice in three years.
Nov 28, 21:22
Andrew Mullen chillaxes after competing in the men's 50m freestyle S5 at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on September 12, 2016
Andy Mullen: 'Mixed emotions from Paralympic final'
Great Britain's Andy Mullen admits that he has "mixed emotions" after swimming a personal best in the Paralympic 50m freestyle final, only to miss out on a medal.
Sep 13, 01:31
Susannah Rodgers poses with her bronze medal after the women's 50m freestyle S7 event at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on September 9, 2016
Susie Rodgers stunned by Paralympic gold
Great Britain's Susie Rodgers tells Sports Mole that she was more surprised than anyone by her gold medal-winning performance in the 50m butterfly at the Paralympic Games.
Sep 13, 01:20
Sascha Kindred in action during the men's 200m individual medley SM6 at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on September 12, 2016
Sascha Kindred: 'Gold is perfect way to end Paralympic career'
Great Britain's Sascha Kindred tells Sports Mole that he will not be carrying on to Tokyo despite winning his seventh Paralympic gold medal in world-record fashion.
Sep 13, 01:02
ParalympicsGB swimmer Alice Tai competing in the women's 100m butterfly S10 in Rio de Janeiro on September 12, 2016
Alice Tai devastated with performance in Paralympic 100m butterfly final
ParalympicsGB swimmer Alice Tai tells Sports Mole that she is "really disappointed" with her seventh-place finish in the S10 100m butterfly final in Rio.
Sep 12, 23:23
ParalympicsGB swimmer Abby Kane in action during the women's 400m freestyle S13 final in Rio de Janeiro on September 12, 2016
Abby Kane "really happy" with sixth-place finish at Paralympics
Great Britain swimmer Abby Kane tells Sports Mole that she is "really happy" with her sixth-place finish in the 400m freestyle final at the Paralympic Games in Rio.
Sep 12, 22:30
Ellie Robinson celebrates with her gold medal earned in the women's 50m butterfly S6 at the Paralympic Games in Rio on September 9, 2016
GB add four Paralympic swimming medals
Great Britain pick up four more swimming medals on day two of action at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Sep 10, 01:25
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 banned from the sport for 10 months
American swimmer Ryan Lochte is banned from the sport for 10 months following his part in a controversial robbery claim while competing at Rio 2016
Sep 8, 16:14
Jazz Carlin poses with her silver medal after the 800m freestyle final at the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Jazz Carlin 'can't wait' to compete again
Team GB swimmer Jazz Carlin admits that she is already thinking about returning to competition.
Aug 23, 17:17
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
United States swimmer Ryan Lochte apologises for false account of Rio 'robbery'
American swimmer Ryan Lochte issues an apology on social media for giving a misleading account of a late-night incident at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 19, 16:22
Jack Burnell of Loughborough University S & WPC prepares to compete in the Men's 1500m Freestyle Final during day eight of the British Gas Swimming Championships at The London Aquatics Centre on March 10, 2012
Great Britain's Jack Burnell lashes out at Rio judges after open-water disqualification
Great Britain's Jack Burnell slates the judges at the Olympic men's 10km open water race in Rio, saying that they "ruined the competition" after disqualifying him.
Aug 16, 15:55
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps attends a Subway press conference to promote healthy living and lifestyle among childrenon December 04, 2013
Michael Phelps confirms retirement
Michael Phelps insists that he is retiring after one last stab at Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 13, 05:25
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
Anthony Ervin: 'Oldest' victory "almost absurd"
Team USA swimmer Anthony Ervin says that his victory is "almost absurd" after he becomes the oldest ever Olympic champion in the pool.
Aug 13, 04:37
Jazz Carlin poses with her silver medal after the 800m freestyle final at the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Jazz Carlin: "I feel very lucky"
Team GB's double-silver swimming medallist Jazz Carlin says that she feels "very lucky" to be among the medal haul in Rio.
Aug 13, 04:18
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
Great Britain swimmer Chloe Tutton: 'I would have preferred completely clean Olympics'
Great Britain swimmer Chloe Tutton appears to criticise Yulia Efimova's presence at the Rio Olympics after the Russian finished ahead of her in the 200m breaststroke.
Aug 12, 12:19
Benjamin Proud looks on after winning the Men's 50m Butterfly Final on day two of the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow on April 11, 2014
Ben Proud: 'There is still more to come in final'
Great Britain's Ben Proud says that there is "more to come" after qualifying for the men's 50m freestyle final.
Aug 12, 02:49
Molly Renshaw swims her way to bronze in the women's 200m breaststroke final on July 26, 2014
Molly Renshaw hoping to "step it up" in 200m breaststroke final
Great Britain's Molly Renshaw admits to being delighted by her performance in the women's 200m breaststroke semi-final, but now wants to improve even more to win a medal.
Aug 11, 10:52
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 tried to control the race'
Great Britain's Andrew Willis suggests that his gameplan in the men's 200m breaststroke final failed as he missed out on a medal by 0.08 seconds.
Aug 11, 02:44
Hannah Miley during the 800m freestyle heat on July 27, 2014
Team GB swimmer Hannah Miley not considering retirement following Olympic woe
Team GB swimmer Hannah Miley rules out retirement after failing to medal in the 400m individual medley at the Olympics in Rio.
Aug 9, 12:44
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
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova hits back at critics after winning Olympic silver
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova slams her critics after she was booed while receiving an Olympic silver medal in Rio.
Aug 9, 11:12
England's James Guy during heats for the 100m butterfly on July 27, 2014
James Guy content with display in men's 200m freestyle final
Great Britain's James Guy says that he was content with his performance in the men's 200m freestyle final despite missing out on a medal.
Aug 9, 02:51
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 "gobsmacked" by Olympic silver medal
Great Britain's Jazz Carlin says that she is "gobsmacked" to have picked up a silver medal in the women's 400m freestyle at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 8, 12:00
Adam Peaty holds his gold medal after the 100m breaststroke at the Rio Olympics on August 7, 2016
Adam Peaty: 'Olympic gold is incredible'
Great Britain's Adam Peaty hails his world-record and gold medal-winning performance in the men's 100m breaststroke final as "absolutely incredible".
Aug 8, 11:37
Adam Peaty holds his gold medal after the 100m breaststroke at the Rio Olympics on August 7, 2016
Adam Peaty: "It's so surreal"
Olympic champion Adam Peaty describes his record-breaking swim as a "surreal" experience.
Aug 8, 03:48
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
Refugee Olympic Team swimmer Yusra Mardini wins butterfly heat
Refugee Olympic Team swimmer Yusra Mardini wins her opening heat of the women's 100-metre butterfly swimming competition at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 7, 12:51
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
Seven Russian swimmers ineligible for Olympics due to doping violations
FINA rules seven Russian swimmers ineligible for the Rio Olympics following allegations of widespread doping.
Jul 25, 16:19
Adam Peaty swimming his way to a Championships record in the 50m breaststroke on August 22, 2014
Team GB swimmer Adam Peaty grateful for family support ahead of Rio 2016
Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty speaks of the importance of family time as he aims to win gold for Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Jun 10, 14:39
Promotional shot of British Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds
Ellie Simmonds, Ollie Hynd lead ParalympicsGB swimming team for Rio 2016
Ellie Simmonds and Ollie Hynd lead a 31-strong ParalympicsGB swimming team for Rio 2016.
May 16, 15:15
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