Marchand claims second World swimming title at Fukuoka 2023

By Nick Hope Aquatics correspondent in Fukuoka Leon Marchand claimed another landmark victory by adding a maiden World Championship title in the 200m butterfly to his rapidly growing major medal haul...

Matt Richards claims maiden World gold with shock win

By Nick Hope  Aquatics correspondent in Fukuoka Great Britain topped the podium for the first time at Fukuoka 2023 with Matt Richards edging a GB one-two ahead of Olympic champion Tom Dean in a...

Thomas Ceccon lands first World butterfly title

By Nick Hope  Aquatics correspondent in Fukuoka Backstroke world record holder Thomas Ceccon demonstrated his outstanding versatility by claiming a maiden World Championship butterfly title on the...

Marchand breaks Phelps’ record in historic World Championship victory

By Nick Hope Aquatics correspondent in Fukuoka Leon Marchand etched his name into swimming history by breaking Michael Phelps’ last remaining world record following an outstanding performance in the...

Italy’s 2022 Champions Look To Defend Swimming Titles in Fukuoka

After failing to podium in the relays at the 2016 Rio Games, the Italian men’s swim team flipped the script at the Tokyo 2020 Games, having earned silver and bronze out of the three relay events. The...

Belgrade 2023: A record-breaking final night of European Junior swimming

By Nick Hope Aquatics correespondent in Serbia Italy edged Hungary in the LEN European Junior Swimming Championships medal table after a dramatic final night of racing which saw a host of records...