International

Cunha nips Jennings in Open Water photo finish to claim World Cup lead

Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha won a nailbiter at the Lac St. Jean, Canada stop of FINA’s Open Water 10K World Cup to take over the lead in the points standings. Meanwhile Germany’s Andreas Waschburger picked up the men’s win on what’s been a German-dominated tour so far.

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Ryan Cochrane claims gold with fastest time in the world

Cochrane captured Canada’s first gold medal of the 2014 Commonwealth Games Thursday in Glasgow, Scotland, defending his 400m free gold medal with a Canadian record 3:43.46, the fastest time in the world this year.

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Golds, Records, And Glory – A Historic Day At The Commonwealth Games

After that it was all Murdoch as he took absolute control of the race turning first at the 150m wall. Jamieson was just a fraction of a second behind him at the turn, but Murdoch managed to pull away from the previous Scottish record holder and touch the wall in 2:07.30 just off of the world record held by Japanese swimmer Akihiro Yamaguchi.

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Montreal will host FINA World Masters Championships July 27 to August 10

A total 7’794 competitors, representing 101 countries, will gather to Montreal. More than 6’000 swimmers will hit the pool at the Parc Jean-Drapeau Aquatic Complex, on Ste-Helene Island while another 1’370 will take to the open water in the rowing basin located on Notre-Dame Island.

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Australian Women Crush World Record in 400 Free Relay

The Campbell sisters bookended a new World Record at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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All American – Darian Townsend earns USA Citizenship, Will Compete at U.S. Nationals

Three-time South African Olympian Darian Townsend is now an American citizen, sending shockwaves through the American lineup. Darian Townsend is one…

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Australian 16-Year Old Rowan Crothers Breaks S9 100 Freestyle World Record

Australia’s swim team had an up-and-down first day at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and it’s a great debate for who…

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Swim Job: North Baltimore Aquatic Club Seeks Assistant Senior Coach/Challenge Division Director

The North Baltimore Aquatic Club is searching for a goal-oriented, creative coach to lead the club’s Challenge Division and to coach two Challenge level groups.

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2014 Commonwealth Games: Day 1 Finals Preview, and a World Record Watch

Members of the Australian swim team got to meet the Queen on Thursday morning in Glasgow; on Thursday afternoon, they’ll be looking for some big swims at the queen’s event.

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Rangelova Breaks National Record in Rangy First Day at 2014 Bulgarian Nationals

Bulgaria’s Nina Rangelova broke a National Record to start the 2014 Bulgarian Long Course National Records.

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Getting “The Edge” In Swimming

How do we reconcile new training methods with those that are tried and true?

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Indian Swimmer Mired in Controversy Skips 50 Breaststroke at Commonwealth Games

Indian swimmer Pryanka Priyardshni, the National Record holder in the women’s 50 breaststroke, was a no-show on Thursday morning at the…

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Swimmers can get Zealous at Aqua Shop

Aqua Shop is excited to announce the arrival of the Fashion Swimwear brand Zealous as part of its product offerings.

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PHOTO VAULT: Scots Swimming Well on Day 1 of 2014 Commonwealth Games

Team Scotland, the home team, started off day 1 very well at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. That includes a top…

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Meet Records Fall in Nearly Every Event On Day 1 Prelims Of 2014 Commonwealth Games

Miley broke her own Commonwealth Games record to qualify for finals in 4:38.83.

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