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USA Swimming sets 2022 Pro Swim Series Schedule

The 2022 Pro Swim Series will include four competitions, one each in the months of January, March, April, and June.

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ISL Season 3, Match 1 Preview: Draft Shakeup Doesn’t Diminish Energy Standard

While other teams in the league benefitted far more from the swimmer draft that preceded season 3, Energy Standard’s strengths are not diminished.


Michael Phelps’ Golf Clubs Reflect His Olympic Legacy (and Look Really Cool)

Michael Phelps, the greatest swimmer of all time, joined the best golfers in the world at the 2021 BMW Championship, with some really cool golf clubs.


IOC Drops Doping Case Against Australian Brenton Rickard

The International Olympic Committee announced that it has withdrawn doping charges against retired Australian breaststroke specialist Brenton Rickard.


UC Santa Barbara Promotes Jaclyn Rosen to Head Swimming Coach

The University of California Santa Barbara has promoted former assistant coach Jaclyn Rosen to Head Coach of its women’s and men’s swimming teams.


CSCAA National Invitational Championship (NIC) Set for March 2022 Return

The CSCAA announced Monday that the annual National Invitation Championship (NIC) would return in March 2022, following a two-year hiatus.

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Alex Henderson Joins the University of Arkansas as Graduate Assistant

The University of Arkansas is adding former Duke Assistant Coach Alex Henderson to its staff as a Graduate Assistant for the fall 2021-2022 season.


Ellie Simmonds Named British Flagbearer for Tokyo Paralympic Opening Ceremonies

Four-time Paralympian Ellie Simmonds has been selected as one of two flagbearers for Great Britain at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony.


Amy Bilquist Announces Retirement from Swimming

NCAA Champion and former World Junior Record holder Amy Bilquist announced her retirement from competitive swimming on Sunday.


Emma McKeon’s 7 Medal Haul Ties Most Ever Won by a Woman in a Single Olympics

Australian Emma McKeon won 7 medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games, making her just the second woman ever to win 7 medals of any color in a single Games.


Kylie Masse Breaks Canadian Record in 200 Backstroke in 2:05.42 to Win Silver

Canadian Kylie Masse earned her second silver medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a 2:05.42 in the women’s 200 backstroke on the penultimate day of competition.


Yang Junxuan Scratches 100 Free Semifinals After Brown and Qingfeng Swim-Off

Four swimmers, two ties, one swim-off, and one scratch later and the field for the women’s 100 freestyle semifinals was set.


Olympic Gold Medalist Gunnar Bentz Announces Retirement After 200 Fly Final

2016 Olympic gold medalist Gunnar Bentz announced Tuesday that the men’s 200 butterfly final at the Tokyo Olympics would be the final race of his career.


Siobhan Haughey Wins Hong Kong’s First-Ever Olympic Swimming Medal in 200 Free

Siobhan Haughey won Hong Kong’s first-ever Olympic medal in swimming Wednesday morning in Tokyo, touching the wall 2nd in 1:53.92, a new Asian Record.


Lydia Jacoby Embraces Hometown’s Reaction to Her 100 Breaststroke Olympic Gold

Though the Tokyo Aquatic Center was largely empty, Lydia Jacoby’s hometown of Seward, Alaska, was in raptures Monday night when the teen won Olympic gold.