The U.S. Department of Justice indicted seven Russian intelligence officials this week, accusing them of hacking and wire fraud as part of a campaign to obtain information about athletes and selectively spread that information in an attempt to make it look like non-Russian athletes were cheating the anti-doping system.
Townley Haas and the Texas Longhorns are the returning #1s… right? Our first-place votes are surprisingly split in our preseason NCAA men’s Power Rankings.
USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey testifed for a Senate Subcommittee Wednesday, giving some updates on USA Swimming’s progress in the area of SafeSport and especially emphasizing the need to speed up response time to sexual abuse complaints.
Intrasquads and alumni meets still abound on the first weekend of October, but Oregon State vs Arizona State will begin to kick off major conference dual meet action.
Santa Clara police are investigating allegations of embezzlement leveled at former Santa Clara Swim Club head coach John Bitter, The Mercury News reports.
For Vladimir Morozov, the World Cup’s switch back to a short course meters format was exactly what he needed.
Ella Eastin and Stanford chase a third-straight NCAA team title. Who are the top challengers? A conference rival you probably saw coming and a couple more teams you might not have.
Nearly half of voters picked the 100 IM as the favored addition, easily outpacing the other hypothetical NCAA Championships events in our latest poll.
USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey will be one of five sports federation executives to testify before a Congressional Subcommitee today as part of a hearing about athlete safety.
Curtis Klausner, a Florida-based aquatics manager, has been deemed “permanently ineligible” by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.
Sarah Sjostrom still leads all earners on the 2018 World Cup, making $7,400 more in Eindhoven to bring her series total to $72,400. Meanwhile Vladimir Morozov turned a $10,000 world record bonus into the top male earning tally, sitting at $57,650 for the tour.
A world record 100 IM (and the resulting 20 point bonus) has surged Vladimir Morozov into the men’s lead on the 2018 FINA World Cup tour. Sarah Sjostrom still leads the women’s ranks, and is tied for the cluster 2 lead with Wang Jianjiahe.
September was a very light month in terms of major NCAA dual meets – until its final days.
Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month is a recurring SwimSwam feature shedding light on a U.S.-based swimmer who has proven themselves…
A federal court has stopped Eastern Michigan from cutting two women’s athletic programs, citing Title IX requirements. The status of the men’s swim team – also cut last spring – is unclear.