In Briefs

12/08/15 In Briefs: Tamsin Cook Award, Aussie OWS Canceled, Grenfell

In Briefs: Tamsin Cook, 2nd from left, has been awarded the Railtrain Junior Sports Star of the Year. The 17-year-old is pictured here with Marguerite Oliver from the Hancock Family Medical Foundation, fellow Australian swimmer Brianna Throssell, and Gina Rinehart.

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12/06/15 In Briefs: Lacourt Wax Statue, Cambodian Pool Opens, TT&O

Can’t get enough of French backstroking star Camille Lacourt? He now has his own statue in a French wax museum.

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11/30/15 In Briefs: Latest News On Yip Pin Xiu, Ottesen, Chalmers

Kyle Chalmers earns another Australian award for his stellar swimming in 2015.

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11/19/15 In Briefs: Windsor Critics, CF McArthur Swim, Abbott & Meyer

This edition of In Briefs highlights the 2015 Barbados Open water Festival.

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11/17/15 In Briefs: New USOC/NCAA Role, Budapest Honor, Northbridge HS

Read about the USOC’s new Director of Collegiate Partnerships role in this edition of “In Briefs”.

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11/20/15 In Briefs: IPC Mascot, Hamburg Human Olympic Rings, JPN Goals

Japan aims to come home with at least 10 gold medals from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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11/09/15 In Briefs: B. Campbell, Qualtrough, Malaysia, Green Bay

Bronte Campbell is one of six winners of Harper’s Bazaar Australia’s Women of the Year.

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11/05/15 In Briefs: Australia/Cuba, Fraser-Holmes, Georgina Boyle

Aussie Thomas Fraser-Holmes nabs an open water win as part of this edition of In Briefs.

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10/29/15 In Briefs: Hackett Legal Case, The Josh Project Grant, Yakima

In Briefs: The Josh Project receives a $45,000+ grant from the Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources.

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10/26/15 In Briefs: Swim Wales Seeks CEO, T&T Olympic Incentives

Today’s In Briefs: George Bovell and his Trinidad & Tobago Olympic teammates have extra monetary incentive to rake in the medals in Rio next year.

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10/23/15 In Briefs: Rooney’s Award, Filipino Record, West Fargo Hire

Maxime Rooney’s Pacific LSC ‘Swimmer of the Year’ award highlights this edition of In Briefs.

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10/20/15 In Briefs: Sri Lankan Issues, HK Race Dispute, New Swim Book

This edition of “In Briefs” highlights chaos in Sri Lankan swimming, a Hong Kong race debacle, and a newly-released book about children who conquered less than ideal conditions in their quest to swim.

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In Briefs 10/10/15: Albany Area Aquatic Facility, Tulane, USMS News

Check out news from around the web in this edition of “In Briefs”.

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In Briefs 10/04/15: Fletcher Elevated To Elite, Brazil Waives Visas

The country of Brazil will grant 90-day visa waivers to benefit foreign Olympic tourists.

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