Spanish and Italian teams clinch top spots in CLW

Three Spanish, two Greek and Italian teams apiece and a Hungarian side made the Champions League Women’s quarter-finals. Mataro and Mediterrani are the only teams finishing the weekend with a perfect 3/3 record. Group A (Padova) 1. Ekipe Orizzonte (ITA) 7, 2. Dunaujvarosi Foiskola (HUN) 5, 3. Plebiscito Padova (ITA) 4, 5. ZVL 1886 (NED) […]

Wiffen sets Irish records, while Dawson returns at Scottish Nationals

Distance freestyle specialist Daniel Wiffen produced two incredible Irish records on the second day of the Scottish Short Course National Championships in Edinburgh. The 21-year-old, who won 1500m silver for Northern Ireland at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games this summer, had broken the 400m individual medley Irish record with a time of four minutes 11.05 […]

David Popovici the ‘underdog?’ Teen sensation returns to racing at FINA Worlds

“It’s good coming here knowing that I’m not actually the best,” says a grinning David Popovici ahead of the FINA World Swimming (25m) Championships in Melbourne. He then pauses, before adding “yet.” The Romanian has enjoyed a breath-taking break-through year with 100m and 200m freestyle victories – in senior as well as junior events – […]