Five-time Olympic medalist Shane Gould is set to appear on the upcoming season of Australia’s Survivor, the reality TV show based on the international series of the same name.
Brazil’s swimming federation has announced its selection criteria for the 2018 Short Course World Championships, with qualifying times based on the third-place qualifiers from the 2016 World Championships meet.
A Rio de Janeiro court has accepted a complaint from the state prosecutor’s office putting Ryan Lochte back on trial for falsely reporting a crime. Lochte was originally cleared of wrongdoing in July of 2017, but the prosecutor’s office was able to overturn that ruling and reopen the case, according to Brazil’s Globo.com.
Last weekend’s Mare Nostrum stop in Monaco was chock full of outstanding swims. But it’s the rising queen of in-season swimming Rikako Ikee who rose to the top.
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Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya has requested a ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturning new testosterone rules implemented by the international athletics federation.
Austin Van Overdam, the Texas A&M swimmer found responsible for sexual abuse by a Title IX investigation, is launching his own Title IX lawsuit at the school, alleging that the school discriminates against male students in sexual misconduct investigations.
Brazil’s Bruno Fratus became the most frequent 21-second sprinter in world history Sunday, going 21.64 to win the Mare Nostrum Monaco Speed Tournament with his 60th 21-second swim.
A Texas A&M student went public this week with criticism of the University for letting an Aggie swimmer – who was found responsible by Texas A&M’s Title IX office for sexual abusing her in 2015 – return to school and competition.
Last week, Seliskar went 1:49.23 in prelims and 1:48.35 in finals of the 200 free at the Santa Clara Pro Swim Series, beating a field that included three-fourths of Team USA’s bronze-medal 4×200 free relay from the 2017 World Championships.
Cordes has been the top American 100 breaststroker in three of the past five seasons: 2013, 2014 and 2017. He garnered nearly half of our votes despite uncertainty as to where exactly he’ll be training for the next two years.
Former high school swimming and track coach Steven Ortiz has been added to USA Swimming’s banned list, the latest coach to be suspended permanently by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.
Another nation’s population has voted down a potential Olympic hosting bid, this time Switzerland’s bid for the the 2026 Winter Olympics.
Melanie Margalis scored 9 Pro Swim Series points in Santa Clara to overtake the absent Taylor Ruck for the series points lead on the women’s side. But Katie Ledecky scored another 15 points and is now only a couple wins out of stealing the lead.
Lenny Krayzelburg’s SwimSquad won a tough Santa Clara meet, putting up the second-highest point total of any team at any meet so far. Krayzelburg’s 98 points is second only to the 107 his crew put up in Austin.