South Africa Invite 25 to World Championships, But Add Nearly $1,000 Catch

Darian Townsend is having a great fall already, and is one of 25 South Africans invited to Istanbul, with a catch. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Milorad Cavic Signs Papers; Makes Retirement Official

Milorad “Mike” Cavic submitted his retirement papers to FINA today, ending his career at 28.


Greek Swimmer Wins 277,000 Euro Settlement Against Federation

The Greek Federation lost in court this week a battle over a missing failed doping test. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Lotte Friis to Train in Nice, France Alongside Muffat

World Champion Lotte Friis will train outside of Denmark on a full-time basis for the first time in her career.


The Boys From Bolles Blast 2 High School Records

Garrett Reports: World Cup winnings, high school records, and SwimSwam’s poll of the Week. (Photo Courtesy © Sergio Lopez)

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British Olympic Finalist David Carry Announces Retirement

Great Britain’s David Carry, after taking two months to mull the decision over, has opted for retirement on today, October…

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RCP Tiburon Sprint Classic TV Show Hightlights

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New Zealand Names 8 Members to World’s SC Preliminary Roster

Lauren Boyle is one of 8 swimmers that New Zealand plans to send to the World Championships in Dubai this winter. (Photo Courtesy: Swimming New Zealand)

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Off The Deck: Interview With New Elite Canadian Coach Ben Titley

Ben Titley chats with Mike Thompson about his new role as the head of Toronto’s National Training Center.

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Azerbaijani Swimming Federation Signs Deal with Famed Italian Coach Di Nino

The swimming federation of Azerbaijan, that hasn’t fared as well as many former Soviet Republics since the dissolution of the…


Sprint News 10/2/12: Canadians Get Big Honor; UCLA Gets Big Commit; Beard’s Sister Gets Big Job

Olympic silver medalist Ryan Cochrane is one of two Canadian swimmers nominated for Male Athlete of the Year. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Europe Elects New President; Host for 2013 SC Champs

The Ligue Europeenne de Natation (LEN) that governs European Swimming has announced their new board of directors following their Congress meeting in…

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Izotov to Miss 2012 Short Course Season with Shoulder Injury

Danila Izotov will be sitting out both the FINA World Cup and this winter’s Short Course World Championships as he works his way back from shoulder surgery.

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CN Sabadell Says No Thanks; Parts Ways with Mireiea Belmonte

Just a week ago it seemed as though all complaints had been worked out between Spain’s biggest swimming star Mireia Belmonte…


Matheus Santana Breaks Cesar Cielo’s 16 & Under Record

The next generation of swimmers is coming for Cesar Cielo’s records in Sao Paulo. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/