Which is more essential to the proverbial “college experience”: forced binge drinking fests with incoming freshmen or having the swim team remain a part of your college athletic department?
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) elected a new Chair, and elected or re-elected four members of its Ethics Commission during the IOC Session today, following a proposal by its Executive Board in July.
It’s been an excellent month for Sun Yang, who has blasted three elite level swims in both the 200 free and 400 free, including two more dominant efforts this week.
The International Olympic Committee has officially selected the host cities for both of the next two Summer Olympics, naming Paris to host 2024 and Los Angeles to host 2028.
Former Hawaii state swimmer of the year ‘Aukai Lileikis is no longer listed on the University of California men’s swimming & diving roster. Lileikis hasn’t competed for Cal since last fall.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has shortened the oaths taken by athletes, coaches and officials during the Olympic opening ceremonies. The change will take effect at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Bucknell has suspended all of its upperclassmen on the men’s swimming & diving team for two meets, put both its men’s and women’s teams on probation and canceled the team’s winter training trip in response to violations of school policy.
Three Russian cyclists are suing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and investigator Richard McLaren for damages after McLaren’s report to WADA kept them out of the Rio Olympics last summer.
Sub-20 sprinter Tyler Zelen will be finishing out his collegiate eligibility with the Wisconsin Badgers after the University of North Dakota cut its swimming programs last year, a local ABC affiliate reports.
Swimming fans, take heart: we’re almost through the post-World Championships doldrums and into the frenzied NCAA dual meet season. In fact, NCAA competition opens this Friday with Alabama going on the road to battle Delta State.
Otto Putland, who represented Wales in swimming at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, was acquitted from one rape charge this week, but could still face retrial on a second rape charge.
Drury University plans to announce its new anti-hazing policies later this month, an update spurred by allegations from a former swimmer who says team hazing effectively ended his swimming career.
The East Carolina University men’s and women’s swimming & diving programs have been cleared to resume training and competition with no team disciplinary actions after investigations into hazing allegations.
At China’s National Games this week, Qin Haiyang broke his own world junior and Chinese national records in the 200 breast, dropping all the way down to a 2:07.35.
International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven has retired from his post after 16 years at the helm of the IPC.