Maybe the most impactful international development of the past week was James Guy’s successful branching out into the butterfly races.
With the 2016 Rio Olympics disappearing in the rearview mirror, the Swimnex crew that predicted Rio’s winning times is looking forward to Tokyo.
The Colorado state legislature has passed a bill exempting most Team USA athletes from paying state taxes on bonuses or medals won at the Olympics or Paralympics.
A former swim coach for a youth swim lessons program associated with Minnesota State University Moorhead has been arrested and charge with luring a minor using a computer.
Wright State University announced new cost-cutting measures this week that will drop the school’s men’s and women’s swim & dive teams, effective immediately.
Brazil’s swimming federation, the CBDA, has announced the three candidates and their running mates for the upcoming presidential election scheduled for June 9.
A former high school and country club swim coach in Kentucky is charged with taking photos of an underage girl as she was changing in a restroom, and then uploading the photos to the internet.
Famed pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva will step down from her role as chairwoman of RUSADA (the Russian Anti-Doping Agency), in order for the Russian organization to gain back its WADA compliance.
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Olympic head coach David Marsh is parting ways with SwimMAC, the club he’s led for the past decade. A joint statement from Marsh and SwimMAC termed the move a mutual agreement to “part ways.”
An overwhelming amount of voters said they liked Omaha as an Olympic Trials host, but more than half of respondents said they’d like the meet to move to a new city.
Though there’s nothing quite like the major conference shakeups of the last decade, there is a healthy list of changes coming to swimming and aquatics conferences next season. The most rapidly-expanding conference is the America East, which will gain 4 men’s programs and 1 women’s program for the 2017-2018 season.
The CBDA, Brazil’s national governing body for swimming and aquatic spots, has announced its electoral timeline, which will lead up to a June 9 Elective General Meeting to determine the future leadership of the federation.
The girls of Santa Margarita High School blew out the field at the CIF Southern Section Division 1 Championship meet, taking down a national high school record that featured four future Division I standouts.
Keep an eye on Sean Lee out of Loyola, who rattled the meet record in the 200 IM. The senior will look to lead the defending champs with top seeds in the IM and 100 fly. Santa Margarita’s Samantha Shelton held pace on the girls side, holding top seeds in the 200 free and 100 back.