The Los Angeles bid for the 2024 Olympic Games took one more big step forward today, with the City Council voting to back the bid in a unanimous decision.
Cornel Marculescu told us today that the FINA’s Technical Swimming Committee will provide an official interpretation to the rule that will be submitted to the next FINA Bureau meeting in the beginning of November 2015.
USA Swimming has released a cool visual look at its membership growth on the federation’s YouTube page.
Jon came from Storm Lake, Iowa as a :54 second hundred freestyler and ended his career as the team captain of one of the best men’s teams in the country.
FINA has clarified its rules after a bit of a legal skirmish at the 2015 World Championships, officially announcing that Ryan Lochte’s new twist on underwater kicking will be illegal in IM races moving forward.
Bob Bowman will run Pitchfork Aquatics’ pro team, though it’s not yet clear if the pro/non-ASU swimmers will represent the club formally in competition.
Is the rule that makes Ryan Lochte’s IM technique illegal even necessary? Video Courtesy: Universal Sports.
Organizers of Los Angeles, California’s 2024 Olympic bid have projected a $161 million surplus on hosting the event, with a key city council vote coming up this week.
Kelsi Worrell dominated the event, winning with a time of 57.26. That time is .02 off of her time from prelims the Pan American Game of 57.24.
Jack Conger is among the favorites to make the 2016 Olympic team in the butterfly events after two second place finishes to Michael Phelps in the 100 and 200 butterfly at the US National Championships.
Earlier this week, four-time World Championship medalist Eugene Godsoe announced he will relocate for the upcoming Olympic year to Raleigh, North Carolina to train with the NC State Wolfpack.
Ledecky is possibly looking at incorporating the 400m IM and/or the 100m freestyle into her Olympic Trials portfolio of events in Omaha.
Canada’s Kelowna AquaJets swim club has fired new head coach Lois Daigneault after news surfaced that Daigneault was under a 7-year suspension by USA Swimming, a suspension the club says she never disclosed.
U.S. Olympian Kathleen Hersey is one of five figures inducted into the Georgia Aquatic Hall of Fame over the weekend.
FINA is now planning to add a live-streaming option for the Junior World Championships next week in Singapore.
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