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ITA anti-doping education booth in Klaipeda

Learn about staying clean in sport at the 2024 CMAS 18th European Championship Finswimming Indoor Juniors in Klaipeda! We are delighted to announce that International Testing Agency's (ITA) Education Ambassador, Florence Schelling will be joining us ...

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DORIS participatory site

The DORIS participatory site puts online information sheets on underwater animals or plants, freshwater or marine species, from mainland French and overseas waters. These very complete sheets (texts and illustrations), rigorously verified, kept regul...

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4to Coloquio Internacional de Buceo Científico

Invitad@s al 4to Coloquio Internacional de Buceo Científico con colegas y estudiantes expertos en temas de buceo científico, restauración de ecosistemas, monitoreo ecológico subacuático y genómica, todo con una visión desde el uso de esta herramienta...

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CMAS World Cup Depth Series - Philippines Freediving 2024

**CMAS World Cup Depth Series - Philippines Freediving 2024** Dates: May 14-20, 2024 The first round of the CMAS World Cup depth series in the Philippines has concluded!  The event saw 25 athletes from 18 countries across four continents come to...

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​CMAS World Cup Pool Series - Apnea Games 2024

CMAS World Cup Apnea Games 2024 held in Athens, Greece from 27-29 April 2024. It was the first competition of the CMAS world cup pool series that will have qualification status for the coming World Games 2025 in China and it had a great success. For ...

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UWH Referee Standards Published

by Don Mathews  |  CMAS UWH Referee DirectorThree documents have been published by the College of Referees for immediate release. These documents will be useful to anyone in UWH who would like to: Know anything about the UWH Referee Trainin...

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CMAS World Games Ranking V2

The second round of the World Cup in Lignano was completed with the participation of 780 athletes. The Finswimming Commission compiles and publishes updated lists of the 24 best performers after each event featured in the World Games programme. As yo...

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CMAS World Games Ranking V3

With the completion of the third round of the World Cup, we present you the updated World Games ranking. The next qualifying competition will be the World Championships. We look forward to meeting all of you in Belgrade. Download PDF File Here

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Protection of underwater cultural heritage

Editors: Hakan Öniz, Emad Khalil, Gustau Vivar. Ernesto Ottone R.Assistant Director, General of UNESCO for Culture  On behalf of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, we are delighted to present this publi...

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UNESCO 2001 Underwater Cultural Heritage Convention Summary

The UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage is an international convention adopted in 2001 with t he primary objective of protecting and promoting underwater cultural heritage and combating the extensive pillage, commercia...

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1. LEGAL PUBLICATION - SANCTIONS  01.02.2023 - DECISION in case No. 21-1034228 Gaponenko Dmytro (athlete) on violation of Art. 2.1 "Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers in any Sample taken from an Athlete" and Art. 2....

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New Zealand and Tahiti performed the best at the Inter Pacific Championship

Spearfishermen from New Zealand in the men's category and Tahiti in the women's category are the winners of the Inter-Pacific Spearfishing Championships that were held in New Zealand. 

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Signing a mutual cooperation agreement

On March 15th, the President of the CMAS Scientific Committee, Francisco A. Lacase, and the Director of Ghost Diving Spain, Raúl Alvares, signed a mutual cooperation agreement between both organizations in Tossa de Mar, Spain. This agreement is frame...

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All the fish caught at the II World Cup for Clubs were donated to Gastromotiva

All fish caught during the second edition of the World Cup for Clubs were donated to the non-governmental organization Gastromotiva, funded by David Hertz. In 2015., Hertz met Italian chef Massimo Bottura at the launch of Refettorio Ambrosiano. They ...

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C.R. Flamengo spearfishermen dominate II World Cup for Clubs

Francisco Loffredi, Kevin Sansao, and Raphael Ambrosio, spearfishermen from the C.R. Flamengo club, emerged victorious in the second edition of the CMAS World Cup for Clubs held in Rio de Janeiro. The event was organized by the Associacao Paulista de...

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CMAS World Games Ranking_V1

Following the changes in the qualification procedure for the World Games and the fact that the results of the rounds of the World Cup and the World Cup Golden Final, as well as the World Championship, can now lead to qualification, the Finswimming Co...

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One World Cup: two new World Records

 During the first round of the World Cup held in Aix-en-Provence – France, we had the opportunity to witness the achievement of two new world records. Both records were in the Seniors category and the 200-meter Immersion event. An event that cam...

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The Flamengo Team will compete in the World Cup for Clubs

Flamengo is the biggest football club in Brazil and arguably in the world. Now, it also has a spearfishing team competing in the CMAS World Cup for Clubs. Clube de Regatas Flamengo has winning teams in many other sports such as volleyball, judo, gymn...

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Euro-African Championship will be in Turkey

Join us for the XXXIV Men & III Women CMAS Euro-African Spearfishing Championship! Dates: May 29 - June 2, 2024Location: Erdek Ocaklar, TürkiyeWith just three months to go, preparations are well underway, and we're excited to welcome spearfishing...

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UNESCO and CMAS sign a collaboration agreement for the protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage

Turkey, February 29, 2024. CMAS, a global non-profit organization, works to protect Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) through special training programs and awareness methods. This approach involves collaborating with scientists and scientific organi...

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