Ryan Lochte Crosses Over with Gillette, Ralph Lauren Sponsorships

As far as sports go, swimming does not usually produce fashion icons. The suits are all fairly similar, and rarely…

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Penn State Selects Architects for Massive, 50-Meter Natatorium Upgrade

Penn State has chosen Baltimore-based design firm Cannon as the architects for a massive upgrade to the McCoy Natatorium, according…


Gold Coast, Australia Awarded 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast, Australia has been awarded the 2018 Commonwealth Games, which they won over Hambantota, Sri Lanka. The Gold…

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NCAA: Net of 3 Men's Swimming Teams Lost in the Last 30 Years

In the latest edition of the NCAA Participation Report, which covers a 30-year span from 1981-2011, the numbers are certainly not…


Michael Phelps Video Game Released Today

Just in time for the short course season to ramp up, now a new dryland training system is available for…

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Twichell, McLean Win Fran Crippen "Work the Dream" Grants

The Fran Crippen Elevation Foundation has named Matt McLean and Ashley Twichell the recipients of their first edition of the Work the…


The Swimmers Circle Now Has Forums! (Pick 'Em Contest)

The latest new addition to our website are The Swimmers’ Circle Forums! Check them out by clicking the link in…

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CAS Rules in Favor of USOC on Rule 45 – No Olympic Bans

The CAS has ruled that Rule 45 of the Olympic charter (also referred to as the “Osaka Rule”) i sinvalid…

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Decision on "Rule 45" Olympic Ban to be Decided Thursday; New HGH Test Could be Ready for 2012 Olympics

There are two upcoming stories to watch over the next few months for those interested in keeping the sport clean….

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Janet Evans Signs Sponsorship Deal with Umii Products

When Dara Torres made her comeback prior to the 2008 Beijing Olympics, she was flooded with sponsorship opportunities. It’s no…

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A Different Model for Open Water Swimming – NASCAR

So let’s talk about open water swimming. Not about the safety, not about one race, but the sporting of the…


In Briefs: Fugitive Pennsylvania Swim Coach Surrenders in Louisiana

Ray Novak, a former assistant swimming coach at Upper Burrell High School in Western Pennsylvania, has turned himself in to…

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WADA Publishes 2012 Prohibited List; Clenbuterol Remains Illegal at Any Dosage

The World Anti-Doping Agency Executive Committee (WADA) has released their list of prohibited substances that will take effect January 1,…

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London Aquatics Centre Completed, Posts Stunning Interior Pictures

With 156 days to go until the 2012 British Olympic Trials, and 301 until the 2012 Summer Olympics officially commence,…


WADA Approves Official 2012 Prohibited Substance List; Recommends Increase in Blood Testing

WADA has approved their updated list of prohibited substances to take effect January 1st, 2012 as well as put forth…

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