2016 Olympic gold medalist Sharon van Rouwendaal was among a handful of athletes featured on HBO’s Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Sunday, May 17th.
Though Michael Phelps set World Records in 4 of his 5 individual races in Beijing, he did not achieve all of the goal times he and Bowman had established.
In order for swimming to return to normal, gyms, pools, and spas will need to reopen and people will need to be allowed to meet in larger groups once again.
Though Mark Spitz is best known for winning 7 gold medals at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, the Indiana Hoosier also had a legendary NCAA career.
Here we count down some of the greatest performances from semifinal races of the last 20-ish years. These races are just as memorable as the finals.
Dolfin Swimwear, a division of Elite Sportswear, has begun producing protective face masks and mask covers for those in need of them.
As Serdinov celebrated Phelps charged down the pool, his back-end speed propelling him ahead of the minutes-old record Serdinov set in the first semifinal.
USA Swimming has announced that it will elect two new members to its Board of Directors in September 2020: 1 At-Large member and 1 athlete representative.
Peirsol was the king of backstroke from 2001 to 2009, though in 2007 and 2008 Lochte was better at the 200 backstroke, and even pushed Peirsol in the 100.
AOC President John Coates has voluntarily taken a 20 percent pay cut in response to the global coronavirus pandemic.
The Tokyo government is considering using the empty venues constructed for the Games as temporary housing for citizens with mild coronavirus symptoms.
Katinka Hosszu and Iron Swim partners Máté Gelencsér and Tamás Batházi donated 1.5 million Hungarian forints (roughly $4,500 USD) Coronavirus research.
Two Turkish boxers and one coach have tested positive for COVID-19 after a Road To Tokyo Olympic qualifying event in London last week, hosted by the IOC.
While Michael Phelps will best be remembered for winning 8 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, he was arguably better in 2007.
Kosuke Kitajima changed breaststroke forever when he implemented dolphin kicks into his underwater pullouts at the 2004 Olympics and was not disqualified.