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FINA Changes In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. FINA’s Technical Open Water Swimming Committee approved several changes at its last meeting: * The FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships will have three different age groups: 14-15 [...]

Athletes Do The Right Thing By Craig Lord

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Craig Lord's most recent hard-hitting article is a must-read here (Athletes Do The Right Thing: Boycott FINA, Say No To Money Soaked In Sorrow Of Fran). Back in July [...]

Egypt And UAE Boycotting FINA World Championships

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Egyptian Swimming Federation is boycotting the 2014 FINA Short Course World Championships and the FINA Extraordinary Congress because both are occurring in Qatar. "The decision was taken due to [...]

Eliminating The Secrecy At FINA

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Michael Phelps and Milorad Čavić famously raced against one another at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, replays of their close race was played over and over again. Photos [...]