"Crippen Mile" Open Water Swim to Benefit Elevation Foundation

The Elevation Foundation, which was started in the wake of Fran Crippen’s Tragic Death last year with a mission to…

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Laura Val Sets 6 World Records in the Greatest Race Ever

Would it be hyperbole to call 60-year old Laura Val’s performance at a Master’s meet in San Francisco last weekend…


In Brief: Targett "Back on Track" with 49.66 in Victoria

This past weekend, while American eyes were focused on the Grand Prix in Austin, another name that is familiar to…

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2011 Austin Grand Prix Recap

The 2011 Austin Grand Prix was a star-studded affair that for much of America’s National Team was the first stop…


In Brief: Korean National Team Coach Resigns

Roh Min-sang, the 50-year old coach of the South Korean National Team, has resigned his post, according to the Korean…

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Shanghai 2011:Shanghai Oriental Sports Center Inaugurated 200 Days Out (pictures)

On December 28th, the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center was “inaugurated” to much fanfare. This date marked exactly 200 days until…


In Brief: 2011 Duel in the Pool Will be Hosted in Atlanta

The next edition of the Duel in the Pool series will take place December 18th and 19th in Atlanta, Georgia….

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Gators Strike Again: Spofforth Receives Approval to Keep Training in Florida with Troy

And the Gator Swim Club gets even stronger, as Gemma Spofforth has officially received funding from the British Swimming Association…


2011 Austin Grand Prix Dives Off This Weekend

This weekend will kick off the 2011 USA Swimming Grand Prix series in Austin, Texas at the Lee and Joe…


Lochte, Alshammar Named 2010 FINA Swimmers of the Year

Team USA’s Ryan Lochte and Swedish sprint star Therese Alshammar were named the 2010 FINA World Swimmers of the Year…

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In Wake of Crippen Tragedy, New South Wales' Open Water Technical Committee Develops Water Temperature Policy

The Open Water Technical Committee for the Australian state of New South Wales has developed a new Water Temperature Policy…

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Swimming World: Hutchison To Stay at FAST, Jewell Calls Move "Rumor" is now reporting that they have received confirmation that Sean Hutchison will be staying at the Post-grad training center…


In Brief: Brazilian Magazine Reports that Cielo Hopes for Ouster of Brazilian Federation

The reigning Fastest-Man-in-Water Cesar Cielo has requested the ouster of Brazil’s federation chief Coaracy Nunes, according to “Poder” magazine. While…

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In Brief: Park Signs on To Remain in Australia Through Olympics

‘Tis the season to be announcing…coaches that is. In the run-up to the 2011 Shanghai World Championships and 2012 London…


Pellegrini to Work With Mega-Rival Manaudou's Ex-Coach Philippe Lucas

If you were hiding under a swimming-rock in the middle part of last decade, you might have missed the development of the…

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