Now officially retired from competition, Michael Phelps is still making waves: the 23-time Olympic gold medalist is part of a group of experts testifying before a congressional subcommittee next week about the issue of doping.
The city of Madison (WI)’s Plan Commission granted the University of Wisconsin permission to move forward with its plan to tear down the SERF gym on campus and rebuild it with a new swimming facility included.
The women of Wingate and the men of Drury each qualified 12 swimmers to compete individually at the 2017 NCAA Championships to lead all Division II programs. That’s based on the cut psych sheets released by the NCAA as of Wednesday night.
The women of Emory and the women of Kenyon lead all programs with 17 apiece invited to the NCAA Division III Championships based on psych sheets released Wednesday night.
The pre-Big 12 Championships time trial session produced a couple of noteworthy swims today, chief among them a 51.15 from senior Will Licon in the 100 breast.
Individually, Caeleb Dressel wasn’t at his best this week. But swimming as a part of Florida’s relays at the SEC Championships, Dressel was among the best of all-time.
Nearly half of all ballots predicted NC State’s first ACC title on the women’s side since 1980, with only about a quarter predicting Virginia to earn its 10th straight title.
India’s The Hindustan Times published a report this month suggesting that doping among young athletes is on the rise, based on numbers from India’s National Anti Doping Agency (NADA).
The Boise State Broncos have reclaimed the Mountain West title for the first time since 2014, thanks to a sweep of all five conference relay titles.
Bryan junior Julia Cook broke a pair of Texas overall and class 5A state records at the 5A state championships Saturday. Austin’s Grant Reed and Brenham’s Hudson Smith each broke a pair of class 5A records as Dallas Highland Park won the boys title and Magnolia the girls.
The girls of Wheeling Park won their first-ever West Virginia high school state title Saturday, while the George Washington boys jumped back to the top of the ranks for the first time since their 5-year state win streak was snapped last winter.
Indiana’s Lilly King will be chasing her own records in tonight’s 100 breaststroke final.
The Big Ten Women’s Championships continue to bring the heat on a busy weekend in college swimming, with Lilly King breaking the first American record of the 2017 collegiate postseason. King went 56.30 to cut a half-second off her own American and NCAA 100 breast records.
The Woodlands junior Lucie Nordmann broke a pair of Texas 6A and overall state records in prelims of the 2017 state championships.
The Boise State Broncos kept a relay sweep alive at the 2017 Mountain West Championships, breaking the conference 200 free relay record and winning the 50 free to build a lead of more than 100 points on defending team champs Nevada with two days to go.