International

Superstitions and beliefs – Olympic rituals

This is part two of my interview with Olympic Gold Medalist, Nelson Diebel. He shares how he had to change…

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British Swimming to Send 21-Strong Junior Squad to U.S. Open

Florida’s Dan Wallace will be joined by 20 of his young teammates from Britain at the U.S. Open. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Van Landeghem Posts Fast 100 Free on Day 2 of Canadian Nationals

This report was contributed by Mike Thompson, a Canadian swim coach and journalist, who is one of the leading voices…

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Vancouver Dolphins Snap 15-17 Canadian NAG Relay Record

The Americans aren’t the only ones breaking National Age Group Records this weekend. North of the border, in Edmonton, the…

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3 Olympic backstrokers – friends and competitors?

Dear Katrina, What is it like when you have to race your friends and main competitors in practice? To partially…

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Noemie Thomas Swims Historically-Ranked Time in 200 Fly at Canadian Nationals

Kier Maitland was also among the winners on day 1 at Canada’s National Championships. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Online Pawn Broker Marketing to Olympic Athletes

“And now you can pawn your medal for a zero interest loan.”

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Sprint News 7/19/12: Bolles’ Lopez Gets Big Honor; Kuwait’s Swimmer Changes Entry

…The Royal Spanish Swimming Federations on the hosting committee for the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain has named a…

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Olympic Coach’s Perspective on the Games!

Jim Montrella, Assistant Olympic Coach in 1976 and a top coach in the USA for many years, shares his perspective…

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Leeds Man Caught Spying on Chinese Olympic Swimmers

A man described by the Yorkshire Post as a “serial sex offender” was caught at the Yorkshire Sports Centre in…

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Sprint News 7/18/12: Criste Headed to Miami; Canadian Nationals Thursday

John Criste will be training with the Hurricanes for the time being (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Switzerland’s Flori Lang Breaks FinSwimming World Record

Flori Lang is now the fastest swimmer ever recorded in fins. This video is of the old record. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Italy, Germany Expand Olympic Rosters at 11th Hour

(Photo of the Olympic Team announcement ceremony courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Brazil Departs for Pre-Olympic Camp in Crystal Palace

King Cesar and the Brazilians tonight depart for their Palace in London ahead of the Games (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Canadian Olympians on Twitter: The Complete List

33 Canadians will wave their team’s banner proudly in London; 29 of them will be Tweeting about it (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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