"Amphibians": Play About Elite Swimmers to Open in London on January 4

Back in September, Swim Network’s Mike Gustafson quipped about a possible script for a teen-centric swimming movie. The movie would…

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2010 Year in Review: A Year of Turmoil and Tragedy in Review

The year 2010. This will be one of those years in swimming that will be remembered for a long time….


2010 Dubai: Day 3 Recap: More Spectacular Swimming From Lochte, Youngin's on Day 3 in Dubai

1. Outside Smoke Rules the Day – Most top swimmers treat semi-final races as a chance to get stretched out…

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Dubai 2010: Results, Feedback, and Analysis From Day 1 Finals; Semi-Final Highlights

Wow, there’s tons to talk about after one day of competition. 1. What’s the deal with the Americans? – Ryan…


FINA Hints at Timetable for Fran Crippen Investigation With Release of 2011 Open Water Schedule

Today, FINA released a revised Open Water season schedule for 2011 that includes pushing back both the Swimming World Cup…

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And the Award Goes To…Recapping the 2010 Golden Goggles

The big winners at the USA Swimming Golden Goggles Awards are….Drumroll please….Ryan Lochte and Rebecca Soni! Ok, so the drumroll…


Online Donations Now Being Accepted for Fran Crippen's Elevation Foundation

Elevation Athletics, Fran Crippen’s former management company, has launched an online donations site for donating to the Elevation Foundation set…

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San Antonio's Northside ISD Gets Approval for $14 Million National Swim Center Mega-Facility

When people think of the United States’ great permanent swimming facilities, almost all of them exist in swimming mecca’s Florida…

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Richard Pound to Chair USA-Swimming Open Water Commission on Crippen Tragedy

USA Swimming has announced the five-person committee that will review the Fran Crippen situation specifically, and open water swimming in…

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FINA Sports Medicine Committee Approves of Dubai Facility for World Short Course Championships

The FINA Sports Medicine Committee received a private tour of the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex in Dubai…

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Phelps, Bowman, Design Signature Swim Spas for Backyard Training

In the latest big marketing deal for Michael Phelps, after announcing his Under Armour endorsement earlier this year, he has…


FINA Announces Specific Task Force Members for Crippen Investigation

FINA has announced in a press release the task force that will investigate the tragic death of American Open Water…

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Barcelona Replaces Dubai as Hosts of 2013 World Championships

Fina has selected Barthelona, ahem, Barcelona, Spain to host the 2013 Fina Long Course World Championships at its first annual…

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Email from Wielgus: New Athlete Partnership Plan Prepared, Ready to Be Approved

The following is an email that was sent out today by Chuck Weilgus, the current CEO of USA-Swimming. Read as…

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Original APP Executive Summary With the Contractual Commitments

We’ve had lots of questions about what exactly is in the Athlete Partnership Plan, so we tracked it down and…


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