Federica Pellegrini Is Earning ‘Around 40,000 Euros’ as ISL Ambassador

ISL founder Konstantin Grigorishin says that he has already spent $25 million funding the first season of the International Swimming League.


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Russian Teenager Andrei Minakov Withdraws from ISL to Preserve NCAA Eligibility

The seventeen-year-old Minakov says he plans to enroll at an American school next year after taking a pre-Olympic gap year.


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Grueling Training Continues as Olympic Darkhorse Episodes 7 and 8 Drop

In between episodes, Ilaria Cusinato announced her withdrawal from the International Swimming League as she focuses on the 2020 Olympics.


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International Swimming League Roster Refresh

With the technical details of the ISL’s inaugural season now disclosed, refresh yourself on each of the eight squads’ stacked rosters.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Jamieson Gives Back, New Victorian OW Series

Check out the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Tokyo 2020 news, an update on Michael Jamieson’s MJ Swim Academy and more.

Alice Tai on Reclassification: ‘The Hardest Part is that I Love Racing’ (VIDEO)

Twenty-year-old world record holder Alice Tai won the S8 100 free by well over two seconds at Worlds after being classes down from S9 last year.

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Cusinato Continues to Push Limits in Latest Olympic Darkhorse Episode

In episode 6 it’s clear that Cusinato is continuing to hit barriers with her strength and stamina levels but is pushing through them.

Spanish Swimming Federation Releases Short Course European C’ships Criteria

Jessica Vall was Spain’s sole medalist at the 2017 Short Course European Championships. She will be vying for another shot this time around in Glasgow.

British Summer Championships Bronze Medalist Sophia Wilson Sends Verbal to UVA

British IMer and backstroker Sophia Wilson has added her verbal commitment to the already-stacked class of 2024 at UVA.

Euro Juniors Open Water Qualifier Yara Hierath of Germany Commits to UCSD

German swimmer Yara Hierath has verbally committed to UC San Diego for 2020-21. She placed 10th in the 10km at 2019 Euro Juniors this summer.

Newly-Minted French 400 IM Record Holder Leon Marchand Wins Open Water Race

17-year-old Leon Marchand usually swims the 400m IM and 200 breast pool events, but he tried his first open water race on for size.

Kristof Milak Turning Focus Away From 200 Fly For Next Few Months

Kristof Milak is somewhat fed up with training for the 200 fly and will put the event on the back-burner over the next few months.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Phelps Throws First Pitch, U.S. Trials Tix Selling Fast

Mario, Sonic the Hedgehog, U.S. Olympic Trials and the GOAT, Michael Phelps, highlight this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines

After Disappointing Gwangju, 2x World Champion Muller Resets the Counter at 0

2-time World Champion Aurélie Muller of France has emerged from a period of self-reflection this summer and will move to Nice to train under Fabrice Pellerin.

Tusup Says He ‘Can Almost Guarantee’ Cusinato 400 IM Olympic Gold in New Vlog

“When you get the Olympic gold medal… that I can almost guarantee you, it’s going to be worth every second,” says Tusup to Cusinato between pool sets.

Top 5 Men’s Swims From 2019 World Junior Championships

See if your favorite male swim from the 2019 World Junior Championships fell among our top 5 performances from Budapest.

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