International

Bernard, Balmy Top TYR World Rankings at French SC Nationals

Szczecin (pps) France’s swimmers have made two important changes at the very top of the current season’s World best rankings…

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Thiago Pereira Leaves Trojan to Train with Brazilian PRO16

According to the Brazilian swim blog Blog do Coach, Thiago Pereira has left the Trojan Swim Club at USC and…

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The Best December Swimming Weekend…Ever (a Review and Historical Reference)

The weekend of Thursday December 1st, 2011 through Sunday, December 4th was one of the fastest December swimming weekends that…

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Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte Named FINA World Swimmers of the Year

FINA have named Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin as their 2011 World Swimmers of the Year to match the pair’s…

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Texas Long Course Invitational Concludes Fast Weekend in Austin

After the dust settled from the short course yards 2011 Texas Hall of Fame Invitational, the Longhorns hosted on Sunday…

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Sarah Sjostrom Breaks National Record, Textile Best in 100 Free

At the Dutch Open National Championships in Eindhoven this past weekend, which serves as the first Olympic qualifier for the…

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Italian National Swimmer Catalano Suspended for Positive Drug Test

FINA has announced a drug-test suspension against Italian swimmer Enrico Catalano for a positive test for THC metabolites (which is indicative of marijuana…

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Pellegrini, Magnini Headline Italian European SC Champs Squad

The Italians will be sending a large, and largely complete, squad to the 2011 European Short Course Championships from December…

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Cochrane, McCabe Win Canadian Swimmers of the Year Awards

Tonight in Toronto, Swimming Canada hosted their Big Splash Awards, the annual ceremony that honors the best in Canadian Swimming…

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Germany, Poland, France, and Switzerland Bringing Big Names to SC Euros

The big sandwich meet on the international schedule, surrounded by USA Swimming Winter Nationals and the Duel in the Pool,…

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Mutliple Age Records Go Down at German Nationals; Steffen Wins Again

On the final day of the German Short Course National Championships, Britta Steffen had another great performance in the 50 free…

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Stanislav Donets Undergoes Shoulder Surgery, Out for Euros

Short Course superstar Stanislav Donets of Russia underwent surgery this morning to correct a shoulder issue. Donets has had pain in…

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Sjostrom Posts Top-3 100 Free; Misses Swedish Record by .01

In three days so far at the 2011 Short Course National Championships, 18-year old Swede Sarah Sjostrom has not failed to…

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Lippok, Diener Break German Junior Records on Day 3

The highlights of the third day of the Short Course German National Championships in Wuppertal were a pair of Age…

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Police Outraged After Charges Dropped in Kenrick Monk False Hit-and-Run Claim

Australia’s “the Courier Mail” is reporting that Kenrick Monk will escape prosecution for lying to police about a skateboarding accident in…

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