- Campbell says transgender people must be part of conversation
- Says Fina has ‘got to balance inclusion and high performance’
Australian Olympic gold medallist Bronte Campbell has called on Fina to consult with the “unbelievably marginalised” transgender community in developing the open category proposed by its new gender inclusion policy.
Fina last month became the first major sporting body to formally restrict the participation of transgender women in elite female competitions. Continue reading...
Olympic swimmer Dan Jervis tells BBC Sport Wales that he wants people to know who he really is as he reveals he is gay
Olympic swimmer Dan Jervis, who is set to compete at the Commonwealth Games next month, talks publicly for the first time about being gay.
Olympic diving champion Tom Daley says he is "furious" at his sport's world governing body for voting to stop transgender athletes from competing in women's elite events.
Great Britain's men win relay bronze while 15-year-old Canadian Summer McIntosh takes her second gold on the final day of the World Aquatics Championships.
Watch as Great Britain's Luke Greenbank, James Wilby, James Guy and Tom Dean win bronze in the men's 4x100m medley relay at the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest.
- Mollie O’Callaghan leads mixed relay team to WR time in 4x100m
- Kaylee McKeown takes gold in 200m backstroke at world championships
Mollie O’Callaghan has made it a hat-trick of golds while leading the mixed 4x100m relay quartet to Australia’s first global landmark at this year’s world swimming championships.
And Kaylee McKeown has underlined her standing as one of Australia’s marquee swimmers with her first world championship triumph in the 200m backstroke in Budapest on a milestone penultimate day for the Dolphins. Continue reading...
Ben Proud wins Great Britain's first gold medal of the World Aquatic Championships with an impressive performance in the 50m freestyle final.
Watch Ben Proud win gold in the men's 50m freestyle gold for Great Britain in the World Aquatics Championships.
Artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez "is healthy" but did not compete in Friday's team event after fainting in the pool at the World Aquatics Championships on Wednesday.
- Wins take Australia’s gold medal tally to four in Budapest
- Jenna Strauch and men’s 4x200m freestyle team add more medals
Mollie O’Callaghan and Zac Stubblety-Cook made it another golden day for Australia at the world swimming championships in Budapest with supreme displays of brinkmanship.
O’Callaghan overcame a touch of pre-race panic to take the 100m freestyle with an extraordinary late burst on Thursday before Stubblety-Cook appeared to toy with his 200m breaststroke opponents to storm through and add the world title to the Olympic gold he won in the event last year. Continue reading...
Great Britain's Luke Greenbank earns a silver medal in the men's 200m backstroke at the World Championships in Budapest.
Olympic champion Tom Dean swims a brilliant final leg to haul Great Britain into bronze medal position in the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final at the World Aquatics Championships.
Great Britain's Luke Greenbank wins a silver medal in the men's 200m backstroke final at the World Aquatics Championships, as American Ryan Murphy takes gold.
- Artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez pulled out unconscious by coach
- American ‘doing very well’ and hopes to compete on Friday
Anita Alvarez was the centre of a dramatic episode at the world swimming championships in Budapest on Wednesday when the artistic swimmer had to be rescued from the bottom of the pool by her coach after losing consciousness in the water.
American Alvarez had completed her solo free final at the World Aquatics Championships when she fainted and sank to the bottom of the pool. Andrea Fuentes, her coach, quickly realised something was amiss and dived in fully clothed to pull Alvarez up to the surface. Continue reading...