Swimming legend Phelps will be keynote speaker at WISH 2018

Swimming legend Phelps will be keynote speaker at WISH 2018

American swimming legend Michael Phelps will be the keynote speaker at the 4th World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), being held on November 13-14 ...

Shark kills Czech tourist swimming in waters off Egypt

Shark kills Czech tourist swimming in waters off Egypt

The man died 20 kilometres north of Marsa Alam city as "a result of an attack by a shark", city council chairman General Atef Wagdy told AFP.

Tokyo Games venues hit by construction delays

Tokyo Games venues hit by construction delays

The Olympics Aquatics Centre as well as the Sea Forest Waterway were two months behind schedule, according to organisers.

Team Qatar swimmers off to UK for historic attempt

Team Qatar swimmers off to UK for historic attempt

The Team made up of seven Qatari amateur athletes is expected to make the attempt at some point between July 20 and 27.

German man swims to work to help beat congestion

German man swims to work to help beat congestion

Fed-up with the grind of taking a bus or bike to work every day on congested streets in Munich, Benjamin David started swimming there instead.

Swimmers enjoy chilly waters at Britain's oldest swim club

Swimmers enjoy chilly waters at Britain's oldest swim club

Away from central London's hustle and bustle, a group of intrepid swimmers from the Serpentine Swimming Club (SSC) complete a morning ritual of plunging into the chilly waters of Hyde Park.

Olympic champion Hackett found after going missing

Olympic champion Hackett found after going missing

Australian swimming great Grant Hackett has been found safe and sound after being reported missing on Thursday, the triple Olympic champion's father Neville said.

Melbourne beaches hit with poo hazard after storms

Melbourne beaches hit with poo hazard after storms

Australian officials have warned of the risk of contracting diarrhoea at popular Melbourne beaches after they were deemed unsafe for swimming due to high levels of faecal bacteria following storms over the weekend.

Swimmer dies in Hong Kong harbour race

Swimmer dies in Hong Kong harbour race

A swimmer drowned Sunday in Hong Kong and another was left in critical condition as they took part in the city's annual cross-harbour swim, which attracts world-class international competitors.

'Shark boy' swims for Paralympic glory -- and saving sharks

'Shark boy' swims for Paralympic glory -- and saving sharks

When South African Achmat Hassiem competes in the Paralympic swimming pool he motivates himself by imagining a shark just behind -- the shark that bit off half his leg a decade ago.

After Rio scandal, Lochte to appear on US reality show

After Rio scandal, Lochte to appear on US reality show

US swimming star Ryan Lochte will look to turn the page after his drunken hijinks at the Rio Olympics cost him lucrative endorsements -- by appearing on the reality TV show ‘Dancing with the Stars.’

Phelps wins last relay gold as US dominate

Phelps wins last relay gold as US dominate

Michael Phelps captured his 23rd and final Olympic gold medal on Saturday as the United States sealed a week of dominance in the pool by winning the men's and women's medley relays.