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Swimming - 14 Oct 2020 - Media rights
The upcoming ISL 2020 season 2 will broadcast to more than 140 countries and territories around the world when it kicks off in Budapest, Hungary in just two days.
Aquatics - 24 Aug 2020 - Events
Istanbul’s world-famous Bosphorus strait was closed to traffic yesterday as thousands of swimmers from around the world participated in the 32nd Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race.
Swimming - 27 Jun 2019 - Events
Gwangju, June 26th, 2019 – The final countdown is on for the Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships. In two weeks, close to 3,000 athletes representing 193 nations will be competing in Gwangju and Yeosu – a record number of participants. The organising committee is more than ready to welcome the Aquatics family with all swimming pools already been filled out and the Athletes Village officially opening on July 5th.
Aquatics - 12 Jun 2019 - Events
Only one month left before the Opening Ceremony of the FINA World Championships and the atmosphere is really starting to warm up here in Gwangju! The city is developing a wide range of cultural programs to give domestic and foreign visitors in Gwangju a foretaste for the celebrations to come during the Championships.
Aquatics - 04 Apr 2019 - Federations & NOCs
Today marks the 100-day countdown to the FINA World Championships which will take place in Gwangju this summer. On this occasion, the mayor of the city of Gwangju, the mayor of the city of Yeosu and Korea’s most decorated swimmer and Gwangju 2019 ambassador, Park Tae Hwan, gathered to celebrate this important milestone for the Organising Committee, for Gwangju and for Korea.
Aquatics - 21 Mar 2019 - Events
A LEN delegation headed by President Paolo Barelli was received in Brussels at the European Parliament. LEN presented its ‘Learn to Swim, Prevent Drowning’ programme to EU Parliament President Antonio Tajani, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Tibor Navracsics and Chair of the EU Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Adina-Ioana Valean.
Aquatics - 30 Jan 2019 - Events
Gwangju, 30th January, 2019 – In just over 150 days, the 18th FINA World Championships Gwangju 2019 will kick-off. In its recent participation to the AIPS Congress, the Local Organising Committee emphasized the fact that the Gwangju 2019 championships are more than a sporting event - they are a means to bring peace in Northeast Asia and Korean Peninsula.
Swimming - 21 Jan 2019 - Events
Gwangju (KOR), January 18th, 2019 – In the lead up to the 18th FINA World Championships taking place in Gwangju next July, a great number of National Swimming Federations (NFs) have recently made their way to Gwangju in order to visit and meet with the Gwangju 2019 Local Organising Committee. Among them were representatives from the Swimming Federations of Canada, Italy, Germany, Japan, Australia, Denmark, England, Netherlands, Spain and the United states.
Swimming - 19 Dec 2018 - Events
With the 2018 FINA World Championships (25m) coming to an end, Mr. Yong-sup Lee, Mayor of Gwangju City and President of the Gwangju 2019 Organising Committee and Dr. CHO Youngteck, Secretary General and Vice President of the Gwangju 2019 Organising Committee, were invited to give a press-conference on-site during which they shared with the Aquatics Family the many milestones achieved and positive updates on future projects related to the 2019 FINA World Championships.
Swimming - 26 Apr 2018 - Federations & NOCs
LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships 2017 is a winner! At the Copenhagen Congress & Event Award Show last night the event was awarded the prize as ‘The Best Sporting Event of the Year’ in Copenhagen by Wonderful Copenhagen and the City of Copenhagen.
Aquatics - 07 Feb 2018 - Agency
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – 7 February 2018 -- The Gwangju 2019 Organizing Committee for the 18th FINA World Swimming Championships has appointed Burson-Marsteller Sport as its official international communications agency.
Aquatics - 28 Jul 2017 - Events
Budapest, Hungary – Today at a press conference in Budapest, Hungary, the Organising Committee for the 18th FINA World Aquatics Championships, Gwangju South Korea, revealed their plans and ambitions for the 2019 Championships, alongside the official launch of their emblem, mascot and website.
Aquatics - 17 Jul 2017 - Events
For one night only on July 14th, a gargantuan spectacle will thrill audiences worldwide to celebrate aquatic sports’ finest. An artistic technical achievement co-created by French showmakers ECA2 and Hungary’s cultural hothouse Müpa Budapest.
Swimming - 18 May 2017 - Federations & NOCs
TYR Sport has become LEN’s new partner as the official product supplier. The contract for the partnership was signed at the LEN Congress held in Marseille (FRA).
Swimming - 20 Mar 2017 - Events
At its meeting in Gothenburg (SWE), the LEN Bureau has voted on the hosts of several LEN Events. Glasgow (GBR) will stage another major continental showcase, the European Short-Course Swimming Championships in 2019.
Aquatics - 06 Mar 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Beijing, host of the inaugural leg of the 2017 FINA/NVC Diving World Series, landed a two-meet deal sponsorship agreement for the first time with car and vehicle manufacturer giant BMW Brilliant Automotive Ltd.
Swimming - 14 Dec 2016 - Events
In exactly one year, the LEN European Short Course Championships will be staged in the brand new multi-purpose arena, Royal Arena in Copenhagen. The championships will be the first sporting event of the arena, which will serve as home ground for Olympic gold medal-winner Pernille Blume.
Swimming - 03 Nov 2016 - Events
Wrap up or wrap in? Paulo Frischknecht, the CEO of LEN, talked about Christmas gifts when he wrapped up the impressions of the site visit in Copenhagen. The capital of Denmark will host the next major LEN event, the European Short Course Swimming Championships 2017. An aquatic show wrapped in as the best gift we could offer.
Swimming - 24 Oct 2016 - Media
The EBU and the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) have reached an agreement to renew their partnership for the media rights in Europe to the FINA World Championships, and to include additional events for a further four years, from 2018 to 2021.
Swimming - 23 Mar 2016 - Events
IPC Swimming has commended organisers of the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow after a study by Sheffield Hallam University revealed overwhelmingly positive feedback from spectators at the event.
Aquatics - 02 Mar 2016 - Events
Participating in the High Diving World Cup requires plenty of courage, strength and body control. The competition – now in its third year – featured athletes diving from heights of 20 and 27 meters. Following the World Championship in Barcelona and the World Cup in Kazan, NUSSLI undertook construction of the diving platform for this daredevil water sport in the Bay of Abu Dhabi.
Swimming - 12 Oct 2015 - Bidding
In the wake of the success of the organization of the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships in 2013, the Danish Swimming Federation together with Sport Event Denmark and Wonderful Copenhagen now look forward to hosting once again in 2017. Denmark was up against the strong nations Poland and Italy.
Swimming - 01 Sep 2015 - Events
Europe's strongest open water swimmers raced in Copenhagen this weekend. For the first – but not the last – time Danish Swimming Federation in cooperation with Sport Event Denmark and the city of Copenhagen staged the 5th leg of the LEN European Open Water Swimming Cup on the Olympic 10 km distance. The event took place in the very heart of Copenhagen in the canals, and Denmark wants to stage more swimming events.
Swimming - 30 Jun 2015 - Bidding
Potential bidders to the organisation of the FINA World Championships and FINA World Masters Championships in 2021 and 2023 gathered today in Lausanne (SUI) for an information meeting on the bidding procedure for these two events.
Swimming - 26 Jun 2015 - Sponsorship
FINA is proud to announce it has entered into a multi-year agreement with ANA, Japan’s leading airline, beginning in 2015 and running through 2018. This announcement solidifies ANA’s ongoing commitment to sports sponsorship leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Swimming - 04 Jun 2015 - Bidding
As FINA prepares for another record-breaking World Championships in Kazan, Russia, world-class cities from 7 countries across 4 continents have expressed a strong interest in hosting the 2021 and 2023 World Championships.
Swimming - 08 May 2015 - Bidding
Denmark bids for the LEN Short Course Championships 2017 with an impressive bid based upon a solid success in 2013 where Denmark played host to the event. In 2017 Copenhagen will stage the event in a brand new, state of art Multi Arena. Members of the LEN Executive have just visited Copenhagen and are very positive about the bid.
Swimming - 16 Sep 2014 - Federations & NOCs
Following the successful FINA/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup, Doha (QAT) is set for a Festival of Aquatics from 29 November-7 December 2014.
Swimming - 22 Jul 2014 - Federations & NOCs
Turkish Olympic Committee welcomes a record 1,661 swimmers for the 26th edition of the race.
Swimming - 15 May 2014 - Federations & NOCs
London, England: The Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), the world governing body for aquatic sports, has appointed international marketing agency RedTorch to deliver the digital marketing and sales operations for the 3rd FINA World Aquatics Convention, taking place in Doha (Qatar), 29 November to 1 December 2014
Swimming - 13 Dec 2013 - Events
The Championships had a great start on this first day of competition. Two relay World Records, one European record and a couple of Championship Records were the highlights of the evening.
Swimming - 05 Dec 2013 - Events
The LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships are in all ways a historic event in Denmark. The temporary pools are recycled from the London Olympic Games and the World Championships in Barcelona. After the event parts of the pools once again will be recycled locally - this time as an upgrade of the swimming pool in the host city, Herning.
Swimming - 29 Nov 2013 - Events
The LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships in Denmark will be staged in a state of the art modern multi-flexible arena in temporary pools. The day before constructing the swimming set-up, the English pop group, Depeche Mode gives a concert in the very same arena and will pass on the Depeche to the event right after.
Swimming - 01 Oct 2012 - Events
2013 LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships go to Denmark. LEN awarded the championships to Denmark as a result of an impressing and visionary presentation from the Danish Delegation today and thus in an extremely close race winning over the other strong candidate, Israel.
Swimming - 04 Aug 2010 - Events
Great Big Events has signed up to become an Official Supporter to the 1st FINA World Aquatics Convention taking place 27 – 29 September 2010 in Punta del Este, Uruguay.<BR>
Swimming - 27 May 2010 - Events
The FINA World Aquatics Convention is quick off the blocks generating significant interest across the international aquatics community.
Swimming - 02 Apr 2007
Melbourne (AUS), March 31, 2007 – Following the report by a sector of the foreign media, FINA confirms that an appeal has been lodged to CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sport) on a doping control test conducted by ASADA (Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority).
Swimming - 26 Mar 2007
Sochi, Russia, March 23rd, 2007 – As the first week of FINA World Swimming Championships comes to a close Russia has once again proven it is one of the world’s leading sports nations, currently on top of the medal tally.
Swimming - 15 Dec 2006
Melbourne World Swimming Championships Corporation Chairman Mr Tony Beddison AO has announced that the first 22 containers carrying equipment to install both the main competition pool and warm up pool for the 12th FINA World Championships have arrived in Melbourne.
Swimming - 10 Nov 2006
Bonn, Germany - Approximately 550 athletes from 50 countries are expected to participate in the 2006 IPC Swimming World Championships, to be held from 2 to 8 December in Durban, South Africa.
Swimming - 08 Nov 2006
Lausanne, November 6, 2006 – FINA has the pleasure to inform that the Tanzania Swimming Association (TAN), in accordance with FINA Rule C 9 (Application for Membership), was approved as new FINA Member National Federation.
Swimming - 17 Oct 2006
In just a few hours of going on sale, Australians have raced to secure their tickets to the 12th FINA World Championships in Melbourne.
Swimming - 22 Aug 2006
Lausanne (SUI), August 21, 2006 – Following the separation of Serbia and Montenegro, FINA has approved the membership of the new Federations of Serbia Swimming Federation and Montenegro Swimming Federation as independent bodies.
Swimming - 15 Mar 2006
This season, the FINA World Cup Swimming Series earned television exposure in more than 100 countries on five different continents. “Interest for the Swimming World Cup has never been greater”, says Anders Björkman, Director of Television Properties at IEC in Sports.
Swimming - 28 Apr 2005
Lausanne (SUI), April 27, 2005 – FINA made the third visit to the bidders for the 13th FINA World Championships 2009, this time in Rome, from April 25-27, 2005.