In front of a sold out crowd at UC-San Diego’s Canyonview Pool, the USA Men’s National Team beat Serbia for the first time since the 2008 Olympic Games, winning 12-10.
Names, sports, and nationalities of the 31 athletes who tested positive have not yet been released.
Jason Lezak, the man with the greatest performance in swimming history, the 2008 Olympic Games 4×100 freestyle relay anchor leg. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
20 positive re-tests from the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games were from weightlifters.
Megan Jendrick, one of the United States’ most beloved Olympians, has officially retired. She won two gold medals at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney; in the 100 breaststroke and as a member of the women’s 4×100 medley relay. At the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing Jendrick netted a third Olympic medal, a silver.
As part of this process, the IOC today announced that three athletes have been disqualified from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 and London 2012.
Oliveira is a backstroke and butterfly specialist who enters the professional ranks following an exceptional NCAA career at the University of Louisville. Prior to being a Cardinal, Oliveira had already competed in the 2008 Olympic Games and was Portugal’s National Champion in both the 200m fly and 200m backstroke.
Mark Spitz has responded publicly for the first time to an article in Express Sports UK, who reported that Spitz claims that Michael Phelps didn’t actually win the gold medal in the men’s 100 fly at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
This post was written by Olympic medalist Milorad Cavic, who represented his native Serbia when he challenged Michael Phelps in that .01 second 100 butterfly race in the 2008 Olympic Games.
After a loss to Stanford in the NCAA final game in May, UCLA Water Polo head coach Brandon Brooks announced…
Olympic medalist Katie Hoff, who retired from competitive swimming in December 2015, was inducted into the Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame this past weekend.
The United States Olympic Committee today announced its annual award recipients for 2016 national coaches of the year. On the…
Anthony Ervin will be one of seven athletes participating in the torch lighting ceremonies at the 20th Maccabiah Games.
THE PROTECTION OF CLEAN ATHLETES AND THE FIGHT AGAINST DOPING ARE TOP PRIORITIES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), AS…
Rick Ehrlich, Team USA Swim Chairman for the 20th World Maccabiah Games is proud to announce that Olympic gold medalists…
And then there were two. After Budapest formally withdraws its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, only Los Angeles and Paris will remain in the race.
The protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement.
She’s not shying away from the thoughts of once again racing the 100m backstroke, and possibly going after a third 100 back Olympic gold, “In the Olympic format 100 back, 100 free, 50 free, that plays out pretty nicely.”
Michael Phelps appears to be on track for his 5th Olympic appearance.
Some tickets to the 2018 Commonwealth Games are seeing their original price increase tenfold due to online reseller websites.