Energy Standard Is The First ISL Champions And Looks Ahead to 2020-2021

Energy Standard celebrating the victory of inagural ISL. Photo Credit: ISL

Energy Standard is the first champions of the International Swimming League. In the Las Vegas Grand Finale, the performances of Daiya Seto in the individual races and the win of the 4x100 freestyle relay made possible the comeback. Sarah Sjostrom and Florent Manaudou completed it with their first and second

Is the International Swimming League what the sport needs?

For a sport that boasts some of the highest participation levels around the world, swimming’s attempt to claim their part of the sporting market has been pretty abysmal. Although swimming’s two major competitions, the Olympic Games and the biannual FINA World Aquatic Championships pull in huge viewership figures, very little had

Sarah Sjostrom and Chad Le Clos Lead Energy Standard to Victory

Energy Standard celebrates the victory of the European derby in London. Photo Credit: International Swimming League

Turkey-based Energy Standard booked their place in the International Swimming League final by winning the European derby at the hometown of London Roar. The English team still managed to secure a spot in the final, despite finishing second. Energy Standard had a lead of 14 points at the end of Day

Energy Standard Confident Ahead of ISL London Showdown

Authors: Muireann Duffy and Flavia Festa Energy Standard captain Chad Le Clos is hopeful that his team can see themselves through the ISL European derby this weekend in London. “We’re pretty confident, but we’re taking nothing for granted,” said Le Clos at the ISL’s press conference, with his team currently sitting top

International Swimming League Comes to London

Adam Peaty, London Roar in ISL Budapest meet.

Authors: Muireann Duffy and Flavia Festa The International Swimming League arrives in London this weekend, with the Queen Elizabeth Park welcoming athletes from the four European based teams. Some of Team GB’s leading lights such as Adam Peaty, Duncan Scott, James Guy and Benjamin Proud will be in the pool, but not

International Swimming League Causing Waves In The Sport

The Olympics and swimming owe each other a great deal. At every Olympic Games, swimming pulls in some of the highest viewing figures, while the Games have given the sport a platform that the international swimming body FINA has been unable to do for itself.  Swimming’s falling off the radar beyond

Grace Reid interview: how channelling Beyonce, baking banana bread and table tennis is behind her remarkable success

When you enter into a room with Grace Reid there is one thing you cannot fail to notice, her smile. It is the look of an athlete who is truly at peace with her life both in and out of the pool and why shouldn’t she be? 2018 was a

These are the three most extreme water sports in the world

Today is world water day. A day that higlights the imprtance of sustainable management of fresh water resources. To celebrate we look at three extreme water sports. Cliff diving  Originally a niche sport, cliff diving has been popularised in recent years thanks to Red Bull’s Cliff Diving World Series in 2009.   Professional Red

The year in sport 2018: Swimming

2018 has seen it all - from world records to happy ever afters to awards and to major retirements. Numerous world records were broken this year both in 25m and 50m championships - turning 2018 into a year where swimmers were able to excel and display their skills worldwide. From Kliment

“Swimming in Nepal isn’t a sport, but a dirty political game that stripped me of my passion” — Sofia Shah reflects on her decision to quit Nepal

When the Nepal Open Swimming Championships take place next year, a new winner will be crowned among the women, as multi-event national record holder Sofia Shah will not be present. At this year's championship, Sofia managed to attain a medal in every event she raced in, winning gold in the 50m