5 Things Most Swimmers Aren’t Ready to Do to Swim Fast

Sure, being excellent and awesome and a top athlete might look fun. But if we have spent any time around someone considered elite, we know that it requires some things that aren’t so fun, like, hard work and stuff.


Get 2016 Olympic Swim News on Your Website From SwimSwam

SwimSwam offers a new tool to embed the latest swimming news directly on your website.

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Rio Torch Relay Day 84: Ilhabela, An Island Off the Coast of São Paulo

On each day of the official Olympic torch relay, carrying the Olympic flame to the Olympic cauldron in Rio de Janeiro,…

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All-American Elise Haan to Transfer to NC State

NCAA Honorable Mention All-American backstroker Elise Haan will transfer to NC State next season.


Six MP Swim Tip Videos by Bob Bowman Demonstrated by Michael Phelps

Bob Bowman, head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils, hosts six MP Swim Tip videos. Demonstrated by Michael Phelps, these swimming drills build strength, improve technique and increase your feel for the water.

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Meet the 2016 USA Olympic Swimming Team: Allison Schmitt

Meet Allison Schmitt, one of the 2016 Team USA Captains, from Canton, Michigan, on her way to a 3rd Olympic…


2016 British Summer Championships: Day 1 Recap

Sheffield, Newcastle and Stirling are among the several clubs scoring wins on Day 1 of the 2016 British Summer Championships.

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CAS Sets Up Two Temporary Offices For Rio Olympics

The Court of Arbitration For Sport (CAS) has opened two temporary offices designated to resolve legal disputes and doping cases on the site of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The two offices will operate every day until August 21st, 2016 when the Games come to a close.


2016 Rio Olympic Preview: Larkin Looks To End US Dominance In 200 Back

Australian Mitch Larkin will look to end the Americans streak of five straight Olympic wins in the men’s 200 back.


Inge Dekker, 3-Time Dutch Olympian & Conqueror Of Life

Inge Dekker of the Netherlands is readying to take on the world at her 4th Olympic Games, just months after taking on a cancer diagnosis.


SwimSwam Pulse: Jay Litherland is the Biggest Olympic Trials Surprise

SwimSwam Pulse is a recurring feature tracking and analyzing the results of our periodic A3 Performance Polls. You can cast…


State-Of-The-Art Polyclinic Unveiled in Rio 2016 Olympic Village

Well equipped with x-ray rooms, MRI scanners, dentist surgeries and physical therapy rooms, the polyclinic of the athletes’ village was officially opened on Friday (22 June).

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NBC Reportedly Requesting Change To Order Of Parade Of Nations

According to Brazilian newspaper Agora São Paulo, NBC, which holds the broadcasting rights for the Olympic Games in the United…


Michigan’s Al-Yamani Pulled From Rio Olympics Due to Miscommunication

Michigan’s Mokhtar Al-Yamani, who was slated to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games while representing Yemen, will no longer be competing in the meet due to a miscommunication between the IOC and Yemen’s sports federation.


Video: Santo Condorelli Keeping Things Light Heading Into Rio

Condorelli is currently at the Canadian team’s staging camp in Toronto where the team is coming together for the first time before flying out to Rio on Friday. Condorelli just returned from a training camp with coach Sergio Lopez in Paraguay.