On the heels of the International Swimming League (ISL) Summit, FINA has released a statement correcting what it calls “inaccuracies” – chief among them, FINA denies that it threatened athletes with competition bans and that it requested $50 million from the ISL to approve their meet.
The 2018 Swim Cup Lausanne is broadcasting live on Thursday, December 20 and Friday, December 21.
In the wake of a failed budget referendum, Hinsdale Central and South high schools in the western suburubs of Chicago have officially cut not only their boys and girls swimming and water polo teams, they’ve also eliminated their football programs.
A report from Congress created after a yearlong investigation into the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and its national governing bodies showed “a number of breakdowns and failures in the system to protect athletes.”
USA Swimming announced today the year-end promotion of several individuals across the organization in its continued effort to enhance internal and external membership and stakeholder services.
Five-time Olympic champ and 11-time World champ Missy Franklin has announced her retirement from competitive swimming at the age of 23.
This year, in lieu of one single video getting the nod for our Viral Video Swammy, we’re looking at a broader trend in sports fan engagement.
USA Swimming has announced a 35-person roster for the 2019 Pan American Games, headed by a number of notable Olympic veterans.
More upheaval at the top! For the second straight men’s Power Rankings, we have a new #1 as the battle for the NCAA title continues to tighten.
Magnolia Aquatic Club 12-year-old Dean Jones has extended his age group 200 fly dominance, adding a 200 yard fly National Age Group (NAG) record to his identical long course meters NAG from the summer.
What was widely expected to be a four-team battle for the NCAA men’s team title quickly turned into a five-team matchup. And by the morning of the final day, it was that surprise fifth team who was leading the pack.
A loaded Stanford roster took the lead and never looked back at NCAAs, winning by 220 points – the third-largest margin of victory in NCAA women’s swimming history. And Stanford’s sweep of all five relays was just the third relay sweep in women’s NCAA history.
On a historically-dominant Stanford Cardinal roster, it wasn’t five-time Olympic champ Katie Ledecky or seven-time world champ Simone Manuel who led the way. No, the only three-event winner individually was junior Ella Eastin.
Rutgers University has settled a lawsuit with former swim coach Petra Martin, paying her $725,000 and publicly exonerating her of allegations that she had bullied athletes or created a toxic culture within the swim team.
Anytime you break a record held by the all-time greatest, you’re going to get some buzz.