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Gretchen Walsh Follows Up Relay Split With 22.26 NAG In 50 Free Heats

One day after blasting an absurd 21.0 relay split, 14-year-old Gretchen Walsh took home the top qualifying spot in the individual 50 free while breaking a 13-14 National Age Group (NAG) record.


Costa Breaks South American 1500 Free Record At Julio DeLamare Day 1

Guilherme Costa became the first South American man under 15 minutes in the 1500 free, smashing to a 14:59.01 at Brazil’s Julio DeLamare Trophy.


Cal Men Overtake Indiana For CSCAA’s #1 Dual Meet Rank For Dec 6

After an impressive fall season capped by huge swims at the Georgia Invite, the California men are ranked #1 in the latest CSCAA (College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America) rankings released today.


Texas A&M Women Jump to 1st In CSCAA Dec 6 Dual Meet Ranks

Coming off of strong performances at the Art Adamson Invite, the Texas A&M women have jumped from #3 to #1 in the latest CSCAA (College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America) rankings.


IOC Suspends Russia From 2018 Winter Olympics

As more and more evidence piles up to support a state-sponsored doping program within the nation of Russia, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially suspended the Russian Olympic Committee from the 2018 Winter Olympics while creating a strict process for allowing clean Russian athletes to compete under the Olympic banner.


Former YMCA Swim Coach Charged in NJ Child Porn Sting

A former swim coach at Old Bridge-Freehold YMCA in New Jersey was one of 79 offenders caught in a massive statewide child pornography sting.


SwimSwam Pulse: 400 IM Narrowly Edges 200 FR As Fan Choice For Ledecky

The people have spoken, and Katie Ledecky will be swimming the 400 IM at this year’s NCAA Championships.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The Grothe of a Post-grad Distance Star

For many, the end of college marks the end of a competitive swimming career. For Zane Grothe, it was only a beginning.


WATCH: Zane Grothe Swims First 4:07 In 500 Yard Free History

As reported by SwimSwam’s Lauren Neidigh last week: Indiana was on fire to open night 2 of the 2017 U.S. Winter Nationals…


Italian Relay Records Fall To Close 2017 Italian Champs

Day 2 saw a pair of national relay records fall to cap off Italy’s short course championship meet.

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Brock Turner Appealing Conviction, Sex Offender Status

Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer convicted of sexual assault last year, is appealing his conviction and hoping to overturn his requirement to register as a sex offender for life.


200 Fly Scratch At Winter Nats Sets Up Swim-Off Rematch

After going head-to-head in a swim-off for 18th place, Steven Thalblum and Daniel Gloude will race side-by-side again tonight as the top two swimmers in the C final, thanks to a B Final scratch.

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Orsi Cracks Two National Records To Open Italian Champs

On a day with two timed finals sessions, Marco Orsi broke an Italian record in each session to kick off Italian Nationals.

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Chinese Coach Liu Haitao Suspended After Liu Zixuan’s Doping Ban

We reported in October that Chinese world champs silver medalist Liu Zixuan had been suspended two years for a failed doping test, but Chinese media now report that her coach, Liu Haitao, is also being suspended.

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Shane Tusup Has Verbal Altercation With Officials At Youth Meet

Shane Tusup, coach and husband to world and Olympic champ Katinka Hosszu, had a profanity-laden verbal outburst directed towards officials at an age group meet in Hungary, local media report.