China Daily: Swimming Australia Bans Cotterell From Training Foreigners

Update: Swimming Australia denies China Daily report. In apparently one of the first conclusions as Swimming Australia tries to rebound…


Americans Top Aussies in Brazilian “Fast Lane” Final

Josh Schneider overtook James Magnussen in the medley relay final to win $25,000 for the Americans. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Alain Bernard to be Honored Friday in French Retirement Jubilee

French swimmer Alain Bernard, above, is one of three French Olympians being honored at a retirement ceremony today. (Photo Courtesy: Georges Biard)


World Record Holder Gemma Spofforth Announces Retirement

Gemma Spofforth has announced her official retirement after finishing 5th in the 100 backstroke at the Olympics. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Argentina’s Only Living Olympic Swimming Medalist Bardach to Retire

Swim News: “Bardach won bronze in the women’s 400 IM in Athens in 2004, breaking the South American Record.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Cammile Lacourt Drops Brazilian “Fast Lane” Event

The Americans will be represented by backstroker Adam Mania at the Fast Lane meet in Rio. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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France Sending Near-Full Squad to Short Course World Championships

Fred Bousquet will return to global competition in December at the Short Course World Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/


WR Weekend Wrap-Up & Poll of the Week

Garrett races 18 year old World Record Holder Akihiro Yamaguchi in this World Record Weekend Wrap-Up.

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Akihiro Skips 100 Breaststroke After World Record in 200

With Yamaguchi out, Shinri Shioura had to lift Japan on the final day of their National Sports Festival (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Swimming Australia Names 19 to Short Course World Championships Team

Tommaso D’Orsogna will be one of the stars of a small Aussie squad in Istanbul. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Seto Tops Olympic Bronze Medalist Hagino in 400 IM at Japanese Sports Festival

Without a breaststroke race on day 2 of the Japanese National Sports Festival, nothing was likely to live up to…

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Australian 1500 Future Gets Brighter; To Breaks National Record to Close SC Champs

Kenneth To remained in the spotlight to close the 2012 Australian SC Championships in Perth (Photo Courtesy: Swimming Australia)

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Robert Hurley Tops 50 Back on Day 4 at Aussie SC Champs

Robert Hurley proved his backstroke prowess tonight on day 4 at the Australian Short Course Championships in Perth, Western Australia,…

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Akihiro Yamaguchi Breaks World Record in Japan!

Akihiro Yamaguchi very nearly broke 2:07 in the 200 breaststroke at Japan’s National Sports Festival on Saturday.


Cameron Upstages Abood at Aussie Short Course Championships

Swim News: Night 3 coverage of the Australian Short Course Championships. Abood swim photo courtesy of Twitter.