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Italy Appeals Medley Relay Result After Backstroke Wedge Malfunction

Italy appealed the results of Thursday’s mixed 4×50 medley relay after the team’s coach says the backstroke starting wedge gave way under leadoff man Simone Sabbioni, though the appeal was ultimately rejected.


2017 European Short Course Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Keep refreshing this page for live, event-by-event recaps of all the swimming action from Copenhagen.


Hosszu: Euros 400 IM Final ‘Not That Inspiring’ Due To Absent Swimmers

Katinka Hosszu called the 400 IM field “not that inspiring” and “without world-class” opponents. In other post-race comments, Adam Peaty implied he didn’t rest for Euros and Ruta Meilutyte said the enjoyment is coming back for her.


SwimSwam Pulse: 51% Pick Grothe’s 500 Free Over 1650

In a very tight poll result, 51.7% of voters said Zane Grothe’s 4:07 500 free was more impressive than his 14:18 mile.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: East 800 Free Relays Soar

At USA Swimming’s Winter Junior Championships – East, the opening night saw two of the best age group 800 free relays in history, punctuated by two of the best leadoff splits in age group history.


Marie Wattel Scratches 50 Fly For Euros Day 2 Finals

There are only handful of scratches for day 2 finals at the European Short Course Championships, headed by 6th-seeded Marie Wattel in the women’s 50 fly.

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Matt Bell Suspended For Life By Swimming Canada

Swim coach Matt Bell, convicted of sexual exploitation of a teenage athlete, has been officially banned for life by Swimming Canada just over two years after his original arrest.


WATCH: Select Race Videos From 2017 Winter Junior Championships – West

2017 SPEEDO WINTER JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS December 6 – 9 Allan Jones Aquatic Center (East)/University of Iowa Recreation Center (West) Knoxville,…

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WATCH: Select Race Videos From 2017 Winter Junior Championships – East

2017 SPEEDO WINTER JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS December 6 – 9 Allan Jones Aquatic Center (East)/University of Iowa Recreation Center (West) Knoxville,…

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2017-2018 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: Post- Invite Edition

Who volunteered to make the biggest leap in our first Power Rankings after mid-season invites? Hint: they’ve got 4 sophomores in major NCAA scoring range, including the fastest 100 flyer in the nation.


WATCH: Alex Walsh Shatters Her Own 15-16 NAG With 58.19 Breaststroke

At the halfway mark, Walsh trailed Weiss by a hundredth, 27.55 to 27.56, but hammered home in 30.63 to win it.


WATCH: Kibler Moves Past Phelps, Leads Carmel To 800 Free Relay NAG

The Carmel Swim Club of Carmel, Indiana led 4 teams under the old SC Juniors overall Meet Record, and eventually came away with the mark in 6:28.25. That also broke the old 15-18 National Age Group Record in the event that was a 6:28.90 set by SwimMAC Carolina in 2013.


WATCH: Walsh Sisters & NAC Better NAG Record in 800 Free Relay

The Nashville Aquatic Club bettered the 15-18 National Age Group record, but with 14-year-old Gretchen Walsh on the team, the record doesn’t officially count.

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WATCH: Gretchen Walsh Breaks 13-14 NAG Record With 22.00 In 50 Free

Gretchen Walsh came as close as she could get to breaking the 22-second barrier, once again taking down the 13-14 NAG Record as she touched in 22.00.


WATCH: Alex Walsh Breaks Dagny Knutson 200 IM NAG By .01 Seconds

A 1:54.02 by Walsh was a new 15-16 NAG Record, taking down the nearly 10-year-old former record  of 1:54.03 set by Dagny Knutson back in 2008.