International

5 Fun Facts About The 2014 FINA Diving World Cup

160 divers from 28 countries compete at the 19th FINA Diving World Cup July 15-20th.

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Jess Thielmann Swims 9th Fastest 1500 In The World At Orlando Sectionals

Jessica Thielmann from the Gator Swim Club ran away with the women’s 1500 freestyle at the 2014, posting the ninth fastest…

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Kingston Y Penguins Plan To Swim Length Of Lake Ontario

The Y Penguins aquatic club have set up a plan to do what some might think is impossible; swim the…

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Burch and Fletcher make up two-man Commonwealth Games squad for Bermuda

Bermuda has announced its Commonwealth Games entrants in the 6 sports it will compete in. Two swimmers are among them – national record-holder Roy-Allan Burch and recent SMU grad Julian Fletcher.

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European Juniors Day Two: Records for Backstrokers Christou and Ustinova; Openysheva Doubles

Great Britain’s Daniel Jervis won the boys 1500 on Day Two of the European Junior Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands.

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Swim Job: Towson University Seeks Volunteer Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach

We are seeking individuals with on-deck coaching duties, possible team travel, video database management and analysis, and additional duties as determined by the head coach.

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UBC promotes Olympian and assistant coach Brian Johns to full-time position

The University of British Columbia announced this week that it has promoted part-time assistant coach Brian Johns to a full-time coaching position.

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Swim Job: Washington State University Seeks Volunteer Assistant Women’s Swimming Coach

We are seeking a motivated, aspiring coach who will assist coaching a Division I swimming team in the Pac-12 Conference. Duties will include daily on-deck coaching, on campus recruiting, and additional duties as determined by the head coach.

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5 sessions, 5 suits. Do you switch suits to suit your session?

Do you mix it up or keep it consistent through the week?

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Commonwealth Games Preview – Women’s Breaststroke

50 breaststroke Event Details: Heats – Thursday July 24th – 10:30 am local (5:30 am EST) Semi-finals – Thursday July 24th –…

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Australia Says They’ll Deny Scott Volkers Credential to Pan Pacs as Part of Brazilian Delegation

Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson has informed the Brazilian federation that they will refuse a credential to Scott Volkers if…

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University of Calgary, Calgary Swim Club team up with innovative program to support dreams of Olympic swimmers

The University of Calgary’s Faculty of Kinesiology has teamed up with the University of Calgary Swim Club to offer an innovative program designed to push swimmers to new heights on the international stage.

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European Juniors open with junior world record for Apostolos Christou

The first day of the 2014 European Junior Championships saw Russia’s Evgeny Sedov blast to a 50 fly win and Greece’s Apostolos Christou break a Junior World Record in the 100 back semifinal.

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HardCore Swim Of The Week: Sarah Sjöström Blows Away 50 Butterfly World Record

The HardCore Swimmer of the Week has to be Sarah Sjostrom. Sarah Sjostrom blew away the fastest time in the…

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3 Ways to Improve your Breath Control

All swimmers can benefit from improving their breath control—whether it helps you hold your head down in the final meters of a race or it enables you to go further underwater off each wall.

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