Toronto, Canada is hosting the 2015 Pan American Games this week, and if that event goes well, the city could be moving towards a future Olympic bid.
In Briefs 07/10/15: Surfing Added to 2019 Pan Am Games, Paralympian Retires, 2017 Games of Small States Update
Surfing moves closer to possibly being included in future Olympics, as the sport has now been added to the 2019 Pan American Games.
Maddie Jackson, a Kentucky high school/club swimmer who passed away earlier this year in a card accident, is honored by her Bluegrass Marlins team’s fundraising efforts.
What does the Belmont Stakes have to do with swimming? Find out in today’s In Briefs.
Today’s “In Briefs” highlights the Australian Sports Commission’s lack of women within its own ranks, among other global news stories.
05/21/15 In Briefs: IOC Member Passes, Goshen HS Has New Coach, Arlington Heights Alligators Headed to OTC
Longtime IOC Member Passes Away…….The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced earlier this week that longtime member Peter Tallberg (Finland) has…
Adam Peaty earning the USSA’s Male Athlete of the month for April leads our round-up of In Briefs updates.
In Briefs 04/29/15: Gunn Breaks Zimbabwean Records, Bechtel Wins “Catspys”, Oak Park Pool Site Determined
Christina Bechtel earned two individual “Catspys” at the University of Kentucky’s athletic awards ceremony earlier this week.
In Briefs 04/22/15: IOC Learning Initiative, Rangelova Snags Olympic Standards, OHSAA State Meet Tradition Continues
The IOC takes on athlete education initiative, Bulgaria’s Rangelova makes waves and the OHSAA State Meet remains in Canton, Ohio in this edition of In Briefs.
Technological advancements in Olympic Games security, a potential joint Middle-Eastern bid and the cost risks of Boston 2024 highlight recent Olympic news.
In Briefs 02/15/15: Le Clos Earns Award, Ireland’s Amateurs Receive Funding, Van der Burgh Feels “Renjuvenated”
A collection of brief aquatic-themed stories from across the web for the week ending Sunday, February 15, 2015. …..South African…
A collection of brief aquatic-themed stories from across the web for February 2nd, 2015.
It’s raining awards for British Swimming late in 2014. A c0uple of aquatic athletes earned prestigious honors, the Duel in the Pool meet won an all-sports award and five British swimmers are up for Athlete of the Year, with a link to fan voting below.
Nominations for various athletic Halls of Fame have begun to come out across the country the past few months. Here’s a a brief look at a few swimmers who have gotten nods:
High School swimming is heating up in the Northeastern United States.