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UNI Coach Resigns, Takes Over South Dakota State Program

University of Northern Iowa swimming and diving head coach Doug Humphrey resigned from his head coaching position this past week.  …


Mel Zajac Meet Preview – Shaping up to be Canada vs. USA showdown

UBC Aquatic Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia May 26th-28th, 2017 Meet site (with past results) Psych sheets Live results Last week…


NHSCA Announces Scholar Athletes of the Year

The National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) has announced the 2017 High School Academic All-Americans for the 2016/17 school year….


Race Videos: 2017 Open Water National Championships

2017 U.S. OPEN WATER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS May 19-21,2017 May 19 – OW Nationals 10 KM May 20 – Junior Nationals…

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Jack Buckner New Chief Executive of British Swimming

British swimming has named Jack Buckner as their new chief executive. He was the 1987 World Championship bronze medalist, and…


54th Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet – New UBC Aquatic Centre

2017 Mej Zajac Jr, International UBC Aquatic Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia May 26th-28th, 2017 Meet site (with past results) Psych…

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Martha McCabe Retires, Announces New Initiative

Two time Canadian Olympian Martha McCabe announced her retirement yesterday. At the same time, she is launching a new initiative, Head to Head.

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Taylor Ruck Moving to Canada To Train With High Performance Centre

Two-time Olympic medalist Taylor Ruck is moving up to Canada to train with the High Performance Centre – Ontario.  Lead…


Simone Manuel Throws First Pitch at JJ Watt Charity Classic

Taking her athletic talent to the field, two-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel was given one of the biggest honors in…

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I Miss My Mom

Perhaps one of the reasons so many freshmen struggle in college is the physical absence of a mother. Having a…


Ruta Meilutyte… The Legacy Begins

Rūta Meilutytė set the bar high for young Lithuanian girls when she touched the wall first back in 2012 at…


Mark Spitz Will Be Commentating for SportTV at World Championships

Today, Brazil is announcing their World Championship team heading to Budapest this summer. Including 9-time Olympic Champion Mark Spitz, domestic…


No Shows…It’s Becoming a Problem

Pascual Perez is somewhat of a folk hero here in Atlanta.  Perez was a Dominican baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves…


Oleksiak vs. Manuel II

We’re in for a treat next week.  The Arena Pro Swim Series stops in Atlanta and the second night features…