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SwimSwam Pulse: 67% Wanted Phelps, Conger on 4×200 Free Relay

Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers whom they believe Team USA should have selected to swim the 4×200 free relay:

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2016 McDonald’s Qld Short Course: Preview

2016 McDonald’s Queensland Short Course Championships Friday, August 26th-Sunday August 28th Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Psych Sheets and Live Results The…

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Michael Phelps To Appear On Tonight’s ‘America’s Got Talent’

Set your DVRs for tonight at 9pm Eastern, as Michael Phelps makes an appearance on ‘America’s Got Talent.’

541 Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? Here are 541 Swim Jobs you might love.

Chinese News Outlet Takes Out Full Page Ad in British Newspaper

The Xinhua News Agency took out a full page advertisement in The Times celebrating their Olympic success and laying claim to the second place position in the medal standings…

4-time World Champion Tully Kearney Pulls Out of Paralympics

Tully Kearney, who won 4 World Championships in 2015, won’t be replaced on the British roster.

Lochte Confirms Plans To Swim Through Tokyo Despite Rio Mistakes

Despite the high-profile gas station incident in Rio, world record-holder Ryan Lochte confirmed that he plans to swim through the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, even if that means serving a suspension.

Badalonians Provided With Free Buses to the Airport to Greet Belmonte

Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte will be greeted at the airport by a few bus loads of residents of her home town of Badalona…

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2016 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships: Preview

Australian Minna Atherton will be one of nine World Junior Championship medalists who will be competing at the 2016 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships…

Brazil’s Thiago Pereira To Swim Through Tokyo 2020 Olympics

In the slew of post-Olympic retirements, ‘breaks’ and confirmations of continued competition, count Brazil’s Thiago Pereira in the third category.

Jr Pan Pacs Preview: Cody Bybee (video)

At juniors, Cody not only placed top 3 in 3 individual events, but also swam in 3 relays that went top 3

Phelps, Ledecky Among Finalists For Team USA Best of the Games Awards

Swimming fans can cast their votes for Phelps and Ledecky, as well as 8 Team USA favorites from other sports, until September 6th.

Storied Coach Michael Bohl Reacts To Post-Rio Aussie Criticism

Current St. Peters Western Head Coach, Michael Bohl, responds to criticism concerning Australia’s swimming performance at the 2016 Olympic Games.

CAS Upholds Russian Ban from Paralympics

The international Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland has dismissed the appeal by the Russian Paralympic Committee…

Simone Manuel and Lia Neal’s “One Lit Team” USA Music Video

Simone Manuel and Lia Neal can add swimming filmmakers to their already-packed resumes.

Cate Campbell To Undergo Hernia Surgery Upon Return From Rio

World record-holder Cate Campbell swam through a hernia at the Rio Olympics and will require surgery when she returns to Australia, according to a report from the Sydney Morning Herald.

Madi Wilson and Bronte Barratt Hospitalized in Rio for Illness

Aussie Olympic medalists Madi Wilson (pictured) and Bronte Barratt were both hospitalized in Rio today for separate illnesses. Wilson suffered abdominal pain, while Barratt has contracted pneumonia.

Australia Looks Inward To Dissect Worst Olympic Outing Since 1992

Despite being pegged to earn a top 5 finish among nations in Rio by its national Sports Commission, Australian athletes nabbed just 29 medals to finish 10th in the overall standings.