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PR 106 - FINA Athletes Committee meets in Hangzhou (CHN)

The FINA Athletes Committee met in Hangzhou over the past two days, alongside the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), and discussed plans to further develop all aquatics disciplines while making sure that athlete voices are heard within FINA’s decision-making processes.

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12Dec2018

PR 105 - Swimming short-course World Championships is officially underway in Hangzhou (CHN)

The 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) kicked-off this morning, December 11, in Hangzhou, China, as 960 athletes from 178 countries are set to compete for 46 world titles from December 11-16.

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Hangzhou, China
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11Dec2018

PR 104 - Extraordinary Congress: Delegates largely approve new WP rules

The FINA Extraordinary Congress approved today in Hangzhou (CHN) the new Water Polo rules by a large majority of the delegates present – the proposals received 161 votes for “yes”, six for “no”, and only two “abstentions”. In front of the representatives coming from 110 National Federations, the FINA President Dr Julio C. Maglione underlined that change was necessary for the oldest team sport in the Olympic programme.

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10Dec2018

PR 103 - FINA signs agreement with ITA

FINA has signed today an anti-doping service agreement with ITA, the International Testing Agency, a non-for-profit foundation which provides independent expert anti-doping services.

The ceremony was held at the conclusion of the “Anti-Doping – Ensuring fair play in Aquatics” topic at the FINA World Aquatics Convention, being held in Hangzhou (CHN), from December 8-10. Benjamin Cohen, ITA’s Director General, was one of the speakers in that panel and then signed the agreement with FINA President Dr Julio C. Maglione.

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09Dec2018

FINA STATEMENT

FINA has taken note of the filings with the US District Court for the Northern District of California. As World and Olympic champions, the swimmers in question will understand better than others that FINA’s attention is currently and appropriately focused on the 950 swimmers, including two of the athletes in question, from 180 member federations taking part in the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) in Hangzhou, where prize money of US $ 2,070,000 will be distributed. 

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09Dec2018

PR 102 - Hangzhou welcomes big Aquatics Family for 5th World Convention and Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic

Over a 1000 delegates, representing 400+ organisations, Aquatics experts, coaches and National Federations are gathering in Hangzhou (Zhejiang Province, China), for the three-day FINA World Aquatics Convention from December 8-10.

The Conference programme is highlighted by an impressive line-up of speakers that will cover a large spectrum of themes such as the on and off-site fan experience at aquatics events, marketing and digital exposure, bidding and event legacy, anti-doping and development.

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Hangzhou, China
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06Dec2018

PR 101 - WPWL 209: Russia beats Greece in Patras

The Russians defeated the Greeks 11-10 on Saturday December 1 in Patras (GRE) on the occasion of the third Game Day of the FINA's Women Water Polo World Leagues European preliminaries.

Following this tight game, 3-5; 4-2; 3-2; 1-1, Russia jumps to the top of Group A with 6 points (2 wins). Greece takes the second position with 3 points (1 win and 1 loss).

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03Dec2018

PR 100 - FINA World Championships 2025 & 2027

FINA has the pleasure to announce that seven National Federations/Cities have shown their interest in staging the 2025 or 2027 edition of the FINA World Championships and FINA World Masters Championships.

At the deadline of November 26, 2018 interest has been received from:

- AUSTRALIA, Melbourne
- CHINA, city to be confirmed
- HUNGARY, Budapest
- RUSSIA, Kazan
- SERBIA, Belgrade
- UKRAINE, city to be confirmed
- USA, Greensboro, North Carolina

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30Nov2018

PR 99- Mixed celebrations in Singapore ultimate Diving Grand Prix meet

Six nations, China, DPR Korea, Japan, Mexico, Russia and Singapore, claimed at least one victory this weekend in Singapore (SGP), the last host of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2018, from November 23-25.

Russia however was the most decorated team with three gold medals and four bronzes, as Sergey Nazin topped the men's 3m accumulating 416.90 points. Teammates Vitaliaa Koroleva / Uliana Kliueva then claimed the women's 3m gold with 288.30 and Ilia Molachnov / Vitaliia Koroleva were the best in the mixed 3m (283.50).

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Singapore, SGP
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26Nov2018

PR 98- 'Embracing Innovation - Aquatics in a Global World': FINA Conference Programme Announced

The FINA World Aquatics Convention is delighted to release the final Conference Programme for 2018, Hangzhou, China, December 8-10.

Today's world of sport business is changing and, as technology and innovation continuously evolve, it can be difficult to keep up. It is essential, therefore, that National Federations and the wider Aquatics community are aware of the opportunities available and that they embrace innovation in their day-to-day activities.

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Hangzhou, China
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19Nov2018

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