With Kathleen Baker’s new World Record in the 100 meter backstroke tonight at the 2018 U.S. National Championships in Irvine, CA, American men and women now own the world records in all four Olympic backstroke events.
“Thank God I’m not doing another meet,” Micah Sumrall neé Lawrence said when reflecting on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials. Well, turns out she swam a few more meets.
Leah Smith is the presumed runner-up in the women’s 1500, but with a handful of talented open water swimmers taking to the pool in Irvine, her position is in danger.
Riptide Swim Team of Apple Valley, Minnesota, will be graduating 8 swimmers to college programs this fall.
After leaving the swimming community to wonder for nearly four months, swimming superstar Caeleb Dressel has chosen to sign a sponsorship deal with swimwear brand Speedo.
“Rowdy” is a documentary that all swimmers, swim parents, and swim nerds ought to watch before the 2018 Phillips 66 Summer Nationals kick off in Irvine, CA next Wednesday (July 25th).
With the slogan “Keeping Sports Real,” the ITA will aim to act independently of any sports organization or national interest.
Despite membership and sponsor revenue shortfalls, USA Swimming reported that its 2017 budget was up over $400,000.
Following a recent rule change by the NCAA, student-athletes may now be required to train for up to 24 days consecutive days without receiving a single day to recover and focus exclusively on their coursework.
The Paris 2024 Organizing Committee announced that it dropped its plans to build a permanent 15,000-seat aquatic center near the Stade de France.
Former CBDA President Coaracy Nunes is subject of a new fraud investigation for decisions made during his tenure as the leader of Brazilian aquatic sports.
In a continued effort to maintain peace and improve relations between North and South Korea, IOC President Thomas Bach has invited the leaders of both nations to Lausanne for diplomatic talks and a friendly game of table tennis on Olympic Day (June 20th).
Two-time Olympian and gold medalist Kaitlin Sandeno will host swimming at the 2018 Warrior Games, which will take place Friday, June 8th, at the Air Force Academy in Colorado.
Whereas Rio de Janeiro descended into economic and political calamity following the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, PyeongChang, host of February’s 2018 Winter Olympic Games, claims to have benefitted from a multi-million dollar income.
USA Swimming announced it will debut a new tier of membership called the Flex Swim Membership, which will officially become available on September 1, 2018.