International

FINA Synchronised Swimming World Trophy starts Dec 13

Up-and-coming synchronised swimming stars from Canada, China, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain and Ukraine are set to compete in the ninth edition of the FINA Synchronised Swimming World Trophy, organised on December 13-14, 2014 in Beijing (CHN).

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Fans Give le Clos a Hero’s Welcome

Upon his return home from Doha South African Chad le Clos received an overwhelming greeting by several fans…

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Kromowidjojo, Dekker Ready to Compete at Amsterdam Cup

Ranomi Kromowidjojo is one of several Dutch sprinters set to compete at the Amsterdam Swim Cup December 12th-14th.

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What’s Next for Brazil After Winning the 2014 World Short Course Championships Medals Table?

Since the inception of the FINA Short Course World Championships in 1993 there have only been two countries other than…

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Irish SC National Championships Begin Friday in Lisburn

The spotlight will be on Lagan Valley Leisureplex, Lisburn this weekend for the Irish National Short Course (25m) Swimming Championships…

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Fear of Being the Best

Annie Grevers: “I think it is important to be pleasant after failures. But being heartbroken when you are within a inches of grabbing that lifelong goal is also noble.”

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Swim Coach Bill Furniss Breaks Down British Swimming Progress

Head Coach Bill Furniss: “Adam Peaty and James Guy – they are great examples of where we want to get to…”

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Danish Swimming To Bolster Support of Coaches and Swimmers on Road to Rio

“By continuing training at NTC with Stefan and Nick we get the continuity that is needed in the run up to the Olympics,” says Jeanette Ottesen, four-time medal winner from Doha.

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Integrate High Elbow Catch with Proper Body Rotation

Swim Training is courtesy of VASA, a SwimSwam partner. Two of the most essential elements of a fast, efficient Freestyle…

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3 Steps to a Better Holiday Training Camp

This time of year will push athletes to their highest fitness level as they head into competition season in the new year. Let’s discuss a few strategies to maximize your holiday training.

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Speedo’s Bullet Head Snorkel Hits the Water with A Fresh Look

Cullen Jones. “Speedo’s new Bullet Head Snorkel is super comfortable, with a low profile, stable design that is designed especially for us sprinters.”

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FINA Water Polo World League: Hungary, Greece, Serbia, Russia, Croatia and Italy remained unbeaten

Hungary, Greece, Serbia, Russia, Croatia and Italy remained unbeaten after round 2 of the European preliminaries of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League 2015, held on December 9-10, 2014.

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IOC To Move Youth Olympic Games to Odd-Numbered Years

The IOC at its recent “Olympic Agenda 2020” meeting passed, among other things, a recommendation to move the Youth Olympic Games…

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Video Interview: Michael Andrew Takes The Official Swimswam Canada Test

We at Swimswam decided to have some fun and test Michael Andrew on some Canadian facts at the Ontario Junior…

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IOC “Women and Sport” Awards Honor Former Swimmers

Six remarkable women from around the world were honored with the International Olympic Committee’s 2014 “Women and Sports” awards in Monaco this week.

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