Ryan Lochte’s agent says the Olympic swimmer’s upcoming stint on Celebrity Big Brother will show a different side of the swimming icon, and that Lochte will be continuing his aquatic training while on the show, per a People magazine interview.
Jake Foster and Carson Foster, who previously had not competed at the high school level, appear on psych sheets for this weekend’s Southwest Ohio Swimming & Diving Classic.
National Age Group record-holder and long course standout Dare Rose has made an early commitment to the University of California. He should join the Golden Bears in the fall of 2020.
The International Swimming League (ISL) has released a statement in response to FINA’s loosening of its rules, saying FINA’s move should be considered an “implicit admission of guilt” about FINA rules, and blasting FINA for “empty threats” and for copying the ISL format with the FINA Champions Series.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will join the European swimming federation (LEN) in providing “enhanced TV coverage” of the 2019 Euro Meet in Luxembourg later this month.
A little more than a third of voters said a record or a fast time was the most important element in creating a great race, with the rest of the votes mostly split between a major meet and a close finish.
Yale senior Bella Hindley put up the fastest 50 freestyle in the nation for the year 2019, going 22.17.
It was a fast start for Cammile Adams’s team in USA Swimming’s SwimSquad Battles. The Adams Family outscored the other three teams by 10 points to take an early SwimSquads lead.
One meet into the 2019 Pro Swim Series and Katie Ledecky leads all money-earners and also sits atop the chase for the $10,000 top swim bonus.
The U.S. Center for SafeSport is in the process of updating its database of banned individuals to include people banned before the Center’s establishment in 2017.
Prior to the passing of Jim Wood, USA Swimming’s National Team Steering Committee had elected Teri McKeever as its chair and representative on USA Swimming’s Board of Directors.
Michael Andrew leads the 50 free and 50 fly fields into day 3 after beating Olympic champ Ryan Murphy in the 50 back last night.
Almost two-thirds of voters said they thought swim teams should continue with their normal practice schedule, even on Christmas Eve, while about 35% said teams should take the holiday off.
Early January isn’t usually a very fast time for college swimming.
But for Greg Reed it is.
Per USA Swimming rules, the Board of Directors can elect a temporary replacement for the late Jim Wood until the National Team Steering Committee can elect a new chair.