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Alanna Bowles Grabs 4th Win at Australian Age Championships

Day 4 of the 2014 Australian Age Championships in Sydney, Australia, saw a clear star of the meet emerge, specifically…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Chalmers shows flashes of Thorpedo speed in taking down legendary age marks

This week’s HardCore swim comes from Down Under, where the pool action has been heating up the past several weeks around the Australian Open Championships and the Australian Age Championships, still ongoing in Sydney.

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Marciano highlights 11-12s, Jiang and Bradshaw lead 10 & Unders at day 2 prelims of NASA Showcase

Vinny Marciano set himself up for two more wins in the 12-year-old bracket, while Joy Jiang and Johnny Bradshaw look to continue their sweeps of the 10-year-old events.

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Indiana Adds Australian Olympic Diver Connor in Spring Signing Period

Indiana diving coach Drew Johansen has signed his biggest recruit since taking over the historic program.

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Brazilian Olympic Silver Medalist Thiago Pereira Signs New Endorsement Deal

Brazil’s Thiago Pereira is the newest signee for Speedo, jumping over from Arena.

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Arena Grand PrixView Featuring Peirsol Offers Opportunity for Local Swimmers

As part of its continuing commitment to growing the sport of swimming in the USA, Arena will offer local children and fans in the Mesa area an up-close opportunity to celebrate the famed athletes participating in the Arena Grand Prix at Mesa next week.

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Australian Swimmers Welcome Royal Couple To Sydney

Alicia Coutts, Kenneth To, Bobby Hurley, Matthew Abood and Andrew Abood all attended a reception for the arrival of Prince William, Duchess Kate and their son Prince George…

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Vinny Marciano Breaks Michael Andrew’s NAG Record in 50 Free

Michael Andrew (left) was on hand in Clearwater, Florida to watch Vinny Marciano (right) break his National Age Group Record.

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Andrew, Marciano NAGs kick off opening night of NASA Showcase Classic in Clearwater

Michael Andrew won three events on day 1, while Vinny Marciano broke one of Andrew’s 11-12 NAGs in the 50 free.

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 4/16/2014

There were a lot of new names this week; some were finishing short course season, some were getting started with long course. Read below to find out who made the WWAGS Daring Dozen for the weekend of April 11-13, 2014.

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Pac-12 announces All-Academic Teams for men and women

Stanford leads the way with 8 men and 4 women on the conference All-Academic teams. See the full lists here.

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Michael Andrew cracks 1:44 in 200 back to rebreak NAG at NASA Showcase finals

After breaking his own 200 yard back mark in prelims, Michael Andrew took another second off it in finals, going 1:43.15, almost two seconds faster than his previous mark.

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Cameron van der Burgh Receives Prestigious National Order of Ikhamanga

Cameron van der Burgh has been awarded a National Order in South Africa, one of 54 recipients in 2014.

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Joao De Lucca Wins Louie Award for Athlete of the Year

De Lucca added two more individual National Championships to his resume at the 2014 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in March.

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Spain Announces Roster For 2014 European Championships

Spain will bring 24 swimmers to Berlin in August for the European Championships.

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