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…

  Comment First!

The Swimmers' Circle Welcomes a New Member to the Team

Check out the video below to see a quick video interview with the newest member of the Swimmers’ Circle team….

  Comment First!

Phillies Honor Fran Crippen Before Game (Video)

Over the weekend, The Philadelphia Phillies honored a fallen native, open water swimmer Fran Crippen, with a 3-minute video tribute…

  Comment First!

Big Changes Coming After Thursday at the USA-Swimming Convention

One of the big topics on Thursday was news and notes from the big meets in the summer of 2012:…


Focus of USA-Swimming Convention Turns to Open Water

Later yesterday, after the discussions about what to do with qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Open, the meeting of the…


First Big Debate Heats Up at USA-Swimming Convention Surrounding 2012 U.S. Open

At this week’s USA-Swimming convention in Jacksonville, Florida, the first big debate has sparked in the Senior Development meeting. This…

  1 Comment

Michael Phelps' Head and Shoulders Endorsement Kicks Off Olympic Endorsement Season

Once every quadrennial( about four years) before the summer Olympics, a marketing fervor begins. Swimming is one of the biggest…


Three USA Aquatics Sports Athletes Nominated for Sportswoman of the Year

USA Swimming announced today that two of their athletes were nominated by the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 2011 Sportswoman of the…

  Comment First!

FINA Offers Brief Clarifications on Albert Subirats Decision

Following the CAS’ Press Release this morning, FINA has put out a brief release of its own about the situation….

  Comment First!

How Would Texas A&M's Seemingly Definite Move to the SEC Affect the Swimming Landscape? [Updated: 8/25]

[Updated 8/25: According to, which has been on the leading edge of this entire situation, Texas A&M has requested…


In Briefs: Lara Jackson Signs with FINIS (with assist from Annie Chandler)

Tucson Ford Aquatics swimmer Lara Jackson has signed with swimwear and swim-equipment manufacturer FINIS Inc, according to family’s personal blog, and…

  Comment First!

[Pictures Added] Ribbon-Cutting Weekend for $19 Million Greensboro Aquatic Center Features Katie Hoff Appearance, US Synchro National Team Performance

This Thursday, August 25th, 2011, will be the official opening of the brand-new, $19-million Greensboro Aquatic Center. The official ribbon-cutting…

  Comment First!

USA Left High and Dry Again: No Olympic Bid for 2020 Games

The United States will not submit a bid for the 2020 Olympics, the USOC told the media today. Interested countries…

  Comment First!

China's Jing Liu Receives Warning for Positive Prednisone Test

FINA has announced that China’s Jing Liu has received a warning, issued by the Chinese Swimming Association, for a positive…

  Comment First!

Press Release: Former USC All-Americ​an Lindsay Benko Mintenko among 16 Trojans selected for the 10th class of USC's Athletic Hall of Fame

LOS ANGELES–Sixteen Trojan luminaries have been selected to the 10th class of USC’s Athletic Hall of Fame and they will…

  Comment First!

Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!