The distance freestyle races saw big times on the first day of Italian Nationals. Federica Pellegrini (above) put up the second-fastest 400 free time in the world this year while Gabriele Detti broke a national record in the 800 and took over the world’s top ranking.
Nathan Adrian is just one of many California pros entered in the U.S. Masters National Championship, to be held in Santa Clara in May.
Lauren Boyle broke her own national record in the 200 free, one of three New Zealanders to hit the nomination standard for the Commonwealth Games team.
5 Big Things from 2014 W. NCAA’s #1: Recruit Rankings Revisited, 2014 freshmen were remarkably consistent
An easy one to get right: Missy Franklin was the consensus #1 recruit, and the Golden Bear lived up to the hype. But how did the rest of our ‘top 10 recruits’ list hold up?
After some thought-provoking discussion in comments sections about multi-site “mega-clubs,” SwamSwam caught up with Academy Bullets owner and coach Bill Schalz to learn more about his club’s origins, structure and philosophy.
PASA swimmers and Stanford commits Ally Howe (pictured above), Curtis Ogren and Andrew Liang combined for 10 individual wins on the weekend, while Duke signee Leah Goldman took four of her own.
Day 3 of the 2014 ECC National Championships featured some of the fastest swims yet as teams sprinted for the wall and a chance for a coveted team title. When the smoke cleared it was the Buffaloes who walked away with their 4th consecutive combined team total.
Matthew Cowdrey brings experience to the men’s team, while 21-year-old Jacqueline Freney will lead a women’s squad abundant in youth.
With FINA officially beginning recognition of Junior World Records on April 1st, Australian 17-year-old Mack Horton has now taken down two of them within the first week.
After an eventful Finals session on Day 2 of the 2014 ECC National Championship, the Florida Gators and Colorado Buffalos continue to battle over the team title.
Georgia head coach Jack Bauerle has been officially suspended indefinitely by the University after a joint investigation with UGA and the NCAA wrapped up, accusing Bauerle of “severe breach of contract.”
Preliminaries of the final day at YMCA Nationals wrapped up this morning, with Meghan Small and the York YMCA girls finishing off the session with two straight top seeds including a 1-2 punch in the 200 IM.
This week, San Diego became the first U.S. city to officially enter a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.
Sprenger in line for breaststroke sweep, Campbell once again fast at day 4 Australia National prelims
The fourth day of Austalian Nationals saw more of the same from stars Cate Campbell and Christian Sprenger. Each holds a top seed heading into the Friday night session.
Olympian Anthony Ervin will swim at the U.S. Masters National Championships, aiming at national records in the sprint events.