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Joseph Schooling Gifts Year of Free Rides To Para-Swimmer Benson Tan

Schooling had to decline a year’s worth of free rides from Grab, a ride-sharing service, to maintain NCAA eligibility. Instead, he gifted the free rides to para-swimmer Benson Tan, an 11-time ASEAN Para Games medalist.

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Menghui Zhu Breaks 50 Free Junior World Record in Beijing

Menghui set the new record at 24.00, tying Denmark’s Jeanette Ottesen for World Cup gold in the process.

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Oleksiak, Cochrane Named Canadian Swimmers of the Year

16-Year old Penny Oleksiak has been named the Canadian Swimmer of the Year.

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Jack Conger Blasts 45.4 100 Fly At Texas Intrasquad

Conger swept the butterfly races, first winning the 100 in 45.47 before going on to clock a winning time of 1:42.40 in the 200.

USA Swimming Reveals Familiar Standards for 2017 Championships

The IUPUI Natatorium will host the 2017 World Championship Trials.

Hosszu Wins 25th-Straight World Cup Race in 200 IM

Katinka Hosszu has won the 200 IM at the 25th-straight World Cup meet in which it has been held.

Congress Approves Bill to End Olympic ‘Victory Tax’

This past Thursday, the Senate approved a bill that will put an end to the so-called Olympic “victory tax”. American…

Hagino Undergoes Successful Elbow Surgery, Out For At Least A Month

Multiple Olympic medalist Kosuke Hagino of Japan (left) underwent successful elbow surgery stemming from his pre-World Championships accident.

WATCH: 2016 FINA World Cup Highlights From Moscow

In Moscow, Hungary’s Iron Lady, Katinka Hosszu, swam her usual loaded to schedule to pick up 11 total medals.

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Tahiti Swimming Experience Attracts Many of the Sport’s Biggest Stars

Several swimming stars including Sarah Sjostrom, Natalie Coughlin and Florent Manaudou will be competing in the Tahiti Super Sprint competition on October 9th…

Notre Dame Gets Verbal from Red Bank YMCA’s Christopher Smith

Red Banks YMCA’s Christopher Smith has verbally committed to the University of Notre Dame‘s class of 2021. “I’m very excited to…

Virginia Cavaliers Pick Up NJ Backstroker Caroline Gmelich

The University of Virginia has added backstroker Caroline Gmelich to their class of 2021. “I chose The University if Virginia because…

Wielgus Promises Increased PSS Prizes, New Website in State of Sport Report

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus gave his annual State of the Sport report last week, touting increased funding for National Teamers, larger prize money packages on the Arena Pro Swim Series and a new USA Swimming website among other things.

2016 PIAA ‘AA’ 500 Free Champion Bailey Bonnett Verbals to Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats have picked up the versatile Bailey Bonnett for their class of 2021. Coming from Pennsylvania, Bonnett trains club…

Versatile Spencer Lehman Stays In-State, Commits to IU Hoosiers

Northridge Area Swimming Association’s (NASA) Spencer Lehman has chosen to take his talents close to home, opting to swim for the…

WATCH: 2016 FINA World Cup Highlights From Berlin

The USA’s Katie Meili was a headliner in Berlin, breaking 2 American Records in as many days.

College Swimming Previews: #4 Texas A&M Led by Outstanding IM Depth

Bethany Galat had a great 2015-16 season followed by an even better summer ’16– she’ll be dominant player in the IM’s at the conference and national level this year in her junior season.

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Noah Hensley Transferring From FSU to NC State

ACC Championship finalist Noah Hensley will be transferring from FSU to NC State this January 2017. He will be eligible to compete for the Wolfpack in January 2018.

Penn State Snags In-State Sprinter Gabe Castano for Class of 2021

The Penn State Nittany Lions have picked up sprint commit Gabe Castano from the Parkland Aquatic Club in Pennsylvania. I made…