The latest installment in Cody Miller’s vlog sheds some light on a scenario unique to professional groups training alongside a collegiate program: what does life look like for the pros when the college team rests?
A swimming teacher in Germany has been convicted of sexually assaulting 37 young girls during swim lessons. He was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
The Santa Clara Police Department has completed its investigation into former Santa Clara swim coach John Bitter and now awaits a decision and potential arrest warrant from the district attorney, a police spokesperson says.
Vladimir Morozov’s $332,400 in prize money led all earners on the 2018 World Cup series. Both he and women’s champ Sarah Sjostrom cracked $300,000, and six swimmers earned six-figure prize totals.
Sarah Sjostrom and Vladimir Morozov won the 2018 World Cup titles. See the full point totals for all competing athletes here.
The Golden Goggle Awards are USA Swimming’s yearly awards gala, and they’ll happen tonight in New York City. You can follow along on the USA Swimming website, which will livestream the event. Follow the link here.
Maya DiRado had the #1 pick, and followed it up with an intriguing draft strategy, while rival Connor Jaeger went high risk/high reward. How did the entire 2019 SwimSquad draft shape up last night?
Melanie Henique’s new national record in the 50 fly highlighted day 2 of the French Short Course Championships.
Within a day of breaking 47 for the first time ever, Texas A&M freshman Shaine Casas broke 46 in the 100 back, leading an impressive night for the Aggie men at the Art Adamson Invite.
FINA has finally made public comment on the cancelled Energy for Swim 2018 event, blaming ‘short notice’ for the event’s demise.
Minnesota’s Bowen Becker went 19.70 to pace prelims of the 50 freestyle on the first morning of the Hawkeye Invitational in Iowa.
Just over half of voters predicted that we would see the first man ever to break 20 seconds in the 50-meter (short course) freestyle at Short Course Worlds in December.
Konstantin Grigorishin, the head of both the Energy Standard Group and the International Swimming League (ISL), sent a letter to athletes today, harshly criticizing FINA for what he called “self-serving tactics” and promising to use “all legal means available” after what he termed as a postponement of the Energy for Swim meet.
Maggie MacNeil went 50.09 in the 100 fly last weekend, proving that while we often overestimate long-course-to-short-course conversions, we can sometimes underestimate them, too.
While we normally run World Cup point updates after each stop, the nailbiter of a points race between Sarah Sjostrom and Katinka Hosszu calls for a closer eye. Sjostrom led Hosszu by just 15 points with one stop to go, but that lead could* actually shrink to 12 after day 1 in Tokyo.