Swim Ireland's Own Sexual Abuse Scandal Rocks Highest Levels of Sport

It would be naive to assume that USA-Swimming is the only swimming organization in the world that had a problem…


"Crippen Mile" Open Water Swim to Benefit Elevation Foundation

The Elevation Foundation, which was started in the wake of Fran Crippen’s Tragic Death last year with a mission to…

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In Brief: Korean National Team Coach Resigns

Roh Min-sang, the 50-year old coach of the South Korean National Team, has resigned his post, according to the Korean…

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Shanghai 2011:Shanghai Oriental Sports Center Inaugurated 200 Days Out (pictures)

On December 28th, the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center was “inaugurated” to much fanfare. This date marked exactly 200 days until…


In Wake of Crippen Tragedy, New South Wales' Open Water Technical Committee Develops Water Temperature Policy

The Open Water Technical Committee for the Australian state of New South Wales has developed a new Water Temperature Policy…

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FINA Launches New and Improved World Swim Rankings

At long last, FINA has re-launched its own World Swim Rankings in a format with much greater usability and accuracy….

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Josh Schneider Signs with TYR

(Update: Press Release) USA-Swimming National Team member Josh Schneider has signed his first major sponsorship deal with swimsuit and equipment…


"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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