International Swimming League (ISL) chief executive Ali Khan has claimed the competition will change the sport for the better and present more opportunities than ever for participants.
Mike Rowbottom: Message to the Olympic Movement in the face of new commercial threats – keep the athletes' eyes on the golden prize
I once came face to face with Shaquille O’Neal. Or should I say, face to kneecap.
A total of 20 doping tests were conducted by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) at the opening event of its Champions Swim Series in Guangzhou in China.
The history of labour relations in sport can be seen as a chronicle of athletes’ struggle to secure a bigger share of the spoils produced by a particularly successful arm of the leisure sector, one of the great growth industries of the past, what, 200 years.
The new International Swimming League (ISL) will have a first-year budget of some $20 million (£15 million/€17.5 million), according to the Ukrainian businessman who is the source of its financial backing.
Adam Peaty has been confirmed as a key member of a London swimming team which will compete in the inaugural season of the privately-financed International Swimming League (ISL).
ASOIF urge International Federations to cooperate with private entities in "Future of Global Sport" report
International Federations have been urged to cooperate with private entities with an interest in organising competitions within the sports they govern rather than entering into legal disputes with them in a "Future of Global Sport" report published today.
ISL urge FINA to cooperate as claim confirmation swimmers free to compete at independent events is admission of guilt
International Swimming League (ISL) officials have claimed the International Swimming Federation (FINA) confirming athletes who participate at independent events will not be banned is an "admission of guilt" as the organisation continued its criticism of the worldwide governing body.
FINA reiterate that athletes who compete at independent events will not face bans amid dispute with ISL
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) has reiterated that it will not ban athletes who participate at independent events, but warned that those competitions must be approved before results can be considered official.
Australia's Thomas Fraser-Holmes has expressed concern over the International Swimming League's (ISL) vow to exclude every swimmer who has been sanctioned for a doping offence.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has repeatedly warned International Federations to "change or be changed".
As we move towards the close of another hectic, controversial, spectacular, worrying (please employ another five or so random adjectives of your choice, to taste) sporting year it is clear that we have had some very obvious highs and, yes, some very clear lows.
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) have hit back at claims they would ban athletes who competed at unsanctioned competitions while insisting that prize money has increased.
International Swimming League (ISL) financer Konstantin Grigorishin suggested at his Stamford Bridge summit yesterday that the "day of the sports governing body is coming to an end" and has called for swimmers to accept nothing less than 50 per cent of revenues from competition organisers.
A new financial report - for 2017 - has appeared on the International Swimming Federation (FINA) website.