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Women Are Catching Up: An Analysis Of The Lag Time Between Men’s and Women’s World Records

The women’s 200 freestyle and 200 butterfly World Records are faster than the Olympic legend Mark Spitz’s former World Records.


WATCH: 2015 Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving full day 2, 3 finals including Franklin, Worrell, Manuel records

We’re in the full swing of long course season now, but the NCAA is giving us a trip down memory lane, posting full length video of Friday and Saturday’s finals sessions from the 2015 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.


6 Things You Didn’t Know About Missy Franklin

Missy Franklin is one of the fastest swimmers on the planet. Here are 6 things you might not have known about “Missy the Missile.” #3 – She had a cameo in the movie “The Internship.” See video of the cameo here.


A Look At Missy Franklin’s Career Thus Far

Above is a video courtesy of Bear Insider going through a run-down of Missy Franklin’s career thus far.


Missy Franklin becomes Laureus Ambassador

Over the weekend, swimming star Missy Franklin was announced as a Laureus Ambassador in a Laureus USA ceremony in Berkeley, California.


Missy Franklin Subtly Makes First Endorsement As A Professional Swimmer

Following the Women’s NCAA Championships in March, Missy Franklin announced that she was going professional and that she signed with…


Olympic Star Missy Franklin Turns Pro: Gold Medal Minute presented by SwimOutlet.com

Missy Franklin lead the Cal Golden Bears to an NCAA Team Title in March ending her two-year college swimming experience….


SwimSwam’s Way-too-early preview of the 2016 Women’s NCAA Championships

Rachel Bootsma had a resurgent 2015 season, and that momentum joined by a devastating recruiting class make Cal the early favorite picks for the 2016 NCAA title, pending one major enrollment decision elsewhere in the Pac-12.


Missy Franklin Wins 2015 Honda Sports Award as NCAA’s Top Female Swimmer

Missy Franklin was named the winner of the 2015 Honda Award in swimming & diving.


VIDEO: Missy Franklin talks to the Today Show about NCAAs, going pro

American swimming star Missy Franklin was in New York last week on her school’s spring break, and appeared on the Today Show to talk about her final college season and her decision to go pro.


Franklin, Manuel, McKeever among Pac-12 yearly award-winners

CALIFORNIA’s Missy Franklin was named the Women’s Swimmer of the Year, while STANFORD’s Simone Manuel was voted Women’s Swimming Freshman/Newcomer of the Year and Cal’s Teri McKeever was voted Women’s Swimming Coach of the Year.


Vote: Which Record Breaking Performance From The NCAA Championships Was The Most Impressive?

Team SwimSwam has been debating about who had the most impressive swim, but we have not been able to come to a consensus.


Franklin, Manuel, Smith, Worrell Nominated for Collegiate Women Sports Award in Swimming

Kelsi Worrell, who broke the American Record in the 100 fly at the NCAA Championships, is one of four nominees for the Collegiate Women Sports Awards.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Missy Franklin silences doubts with five digits: 1:39.10

After dealing with adversity for a good calendar year, Missy Franklin broke through at the 2015 NCAAs, answering questions about her improvement curve and training home with a resounding “1:39.10.”


Top 5 Questions for 500 Days Between Now and Rio 2016 Olympic games

The picture is still not complete, so we counted down the top five questions for 500 days between now and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games