Olympics

Photographers Covering Olympic Test Event Mugged In Rio

Safety and security remain a concern as a new mugging incident is being reported out of Rio.

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Watch Rio’s Olympic Construction Through July 2015 (Time-Lapse Video)

The Olympic works are in progress. After all, we are a little more than one year before the Rio 2016 Games.

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The Road Less Travelled to Rio

Preparing for an Olympic Games is tough! But for those swimmers based in smaller countries the challenge can be even…

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Shouts From The Stands: Timing Of Rio 2016 Finals Give Americans Unfair Advantage

Impairing the performances of American opponents and the integrity of sports and competition is not for sale at any price. We won’t stand for it. We won’t permit it.

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10 Things You Only See at a Para Swim Meet

Paralympic swimmers have the same objective as any other swimmer: to get to the wall first. But there are also some very exclusive things you won’t see at any other type of swim competition…

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Rio 2016 Olympic diving welcomes the first countries to its official line-up

The 2015 Arena European Diving Championships ended on Sunday (14) in the German city of Rostock, and the winners of the individual events – from Ukraine, Italy, Germany and France – brought home the first qualifying places in the Rio 2016 Olympic diving competitions for their countries.

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Brazil may lift visa requirements on Americans to boost Rio Olympic attendance

Brazil may exempt American tourists from needing a visa to attend next summer’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games, ESPN reports.

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Tokyo 2020 Launches Application Process for the 2020 Games Additional Events

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today opened the application process for additional event(s) to be included at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (Tokyo 2020), which follows the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s approval of its Olympic Agenda 2020 last December.

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Japan’s Sports Minister Calls for Downscaling of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium

Japanese Sports Minister, Hakubun Shimomura, wants to temporarily delay the plan to install a retractable roof on Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium.

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9 Misconceptions About Swimming That Swimmers Hate

#3 – Non-Swimmer Joe can beat you in a race. No buddy. Unless I give you a 30 second head start and I’m wearing jeans, you ain’t gonna win Joe.

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Proposed Russian Bill Limits Athletes to Two Olympic Games

According to The Associated Press, the Russian government is considering implementing a rule banning its athletes from competing in more…

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Cameron van der Burgh struggled after the Olympics, but has motivation back now – Video Feature

Nils Zätterström catches up with 2012 Olympic Champion Cameron Van Der Burgh at the Swim Cup Eindhoven 2015.

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Georgia’s Chantal Van Landeghem Not Planning To Swim 2015-2016 NCAA Season

Georgia’s Chantal Van Lendeghem is planning on sitting out the next NCAA season to focus on Olympic training.

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Andrew Wilson Posts 9th Fastest 100 Breast To Win D3 NCAA Title And Rebreak Record

Andrew Wilson has been on fire this weekend, and this 100 breaststroke record is

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