Doug Russell, who won the gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in the 100 fly (upsetting Mark Spitz), has launched a new swim club in the Austin, Texas area. It is called Trinity Aquatics.
Hoping to provide a fresh new method of anti-doping education, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has produced an online educational course for athletes, called ALPHA.
The USA Men’s Senior National Team completed group play at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament undefeated after an 11-10 victory over Brazil.
Here’s your guide for the nations that have already publicized rosters for the 2014 European Championships, including France and dominant freestyler Yannick Agnel.
Elvis Burrows, a 2008 Olympic Bahamian swimmer, will judge the upcoming Mrs. USA Universal 2014 pageant on June 17th, 2014 in Woonsocket, RI.
Ukraine’s Energy Standard Club, headed by famed Italian coach Andrea de Nino, will host an international junior competition this week, bringing together some of the top junior athletes from Ukraine, Russia and Italy, among others.
Just two years ago, Cheyenne Coffman was a big fish in a little pond. The competition has stepped up drastically since. But Coffman? Well, she’s still finding a way to the top.
Auburn junior Youssef Hammoud has told SwimSwam he will be transferring to Georgia Tech next fall joining the Yellow Jackets to continue his NCAA career.
Darian Townsend stole the show at the Speedo Arizona Invitational over the weekend. The New York Athletic Club swimmer won five events swimming only two of the meet’s four finals sessions.
Mark Zmuda, the former teacher and swim coach at a Seattle-area private school who was fired after publicizing his same-sex marriage, will be able to proceed with his lawsuit against the school, a court ruled this week.
NCAP takes Virginia LC State meet in full force with wins from Ledecky, Hu, Seliskar, Vissering, Katis and Wu
Nation’s Capital Swim Club showed up in full force to the Virginia Long Course State Championships, piling up the wins over the three-day event.
The Singapore Swim Stars meet, billed as a kick-off to the brand-new, state-of-the-art Aquatic Center in the Singapore Sports Hub, will award $150,000 in prize money between 10 total events, according to Italy’s SwimBiz.it.
BJ Johnson stayed on fire into the final session of the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine. The Stanford grad blew away a tough 200 breast field to win in 2:12.11.
Cheyenne Coffman is in the hunt for a pair of titles heading into the final night of the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine, California.
Maya DiRado is starting out her professional career on the right foot. The Stanford grad won two more races on night two of the Speedo Grand Challenge, picking up her second and third winners paychecks of the meet so far.