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City Council Approves $103.7 Million Belmont Pool Project, Including Upgraded Seating

Belmont Plaza’s swimming footprint is currently occupied by a temporary outdoor 50-meter pool in the parking lot. Soon, that will be replaced by a massive $103-million permanent facility.

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67 coaches named U.S. National Team Coaches for 2014-2015

Cal’s Dave Durden is one of 67 coaches to be named to the U.S. National Team coaching staff for the upcoming season.

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Phelps Surges Back Into Lead in Fan-Voting For Golden Goggles Awards

Controversy hasn’t kept Phelps from leading the fan-vote in all three categories for which he’s a named nominee for the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards.

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At Least $3.2 Million in Prize Money to Be Awarded at 2015 World Championships

If all goes according to plan for U.S. superstar Missy Franklin, the 2015 World Championships will be her first major prize-money meet after turning pro. There will be plenty of cash available for the top 6 finishers in each race, too.

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USA Swimming Announces Roster For 2014 National Select Camp

USA Swimming has announced it’s roster for the 2014 National Select Camp which will take place at the US Olympic…

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Neil Savage, Former Coach in Georgia, Banned By USA Swimming

USA Swimming added a new name to its public list of “Individuals Permanently Suspended or Ineligible” on Friday: that of…

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World Record Holder Dana Vollmer Announces Pregnancy, Expecting Her First Child in February

Dana Vollmer shed some light on what she’s been up to since last competing at the 2013 World Championships.

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2014 National Champion Cammile Adams Joins Team Arena

Two-time USA Swimming 200 fly national champ Cammile Adams has signed on with Arena through 2016.

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USA Swimming Sending a Team “Down Under” for 2015 Billiton Aquatic Super Series Event

Swimmers who ranked as the fastest American in an Olympic event in 2014, as Elizabeth Beisel did in the 400 IM, will be eligible to compete at the 2015 Billiton Aquatic Super Series.

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WADA Publishes First Ever “Athlete Reference Guide to the Code”

In a project led by the WADA Athlete Committee, tasked with representing the views and rights of athletes worldwide, the…

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Shannan McClain added to USA Swimming’s banned list after drug bust

Shannon McClain of Arkansas has been added to the USA Swimming banned list after an arrest last spring for drug-related offenses.

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USA Swimming Loosens Standards for Minneapolis Grand Prix

The Minnesota Aquatics Center will play host to the 2014 Minneapolis Grand Prix.

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USA Swimming Hands Out 6-Month Suspension to Phelps; Two Sides Agree on Withdrawal From Worlds

18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has been suspended from USA Swimming sanctioned competition for 6 months, and won’t race at the 2015 World Championships either.

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USA Swimming Announces Time Standards for 2015 Nationals & Junior Nationals

The Northside Aquatic Center in San Antonio, Texas will play host to the 2015 U.S. Summer National and Junior National Championships.

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Michael Phelps is “Taking Some Time Away” From Swimming

After a successful Pan Pac Championship meet, Michael Phelps has stepped away from swimming to “enter a program.”

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