In Briefs: Dagny Knutson Moving to Join Gator Swim Club

I’m not sure how many people caught this, but in an interview last week with Florida swimmer Brett Fraser on…


What's Left Between Now and the World Championships

Yesterday, we took a look at the top swims through the various National Championship meets that we’ve already seen in…

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In Briefs: Hawke, Demont Highlight USA Swimming World University Games Coaching Staff

USA Swimming, after some delay, announced a few weeks ago the full 2011 World University Games roster (full roster breakdown…


Globe-Trotting the 2011 World Championship Trials

With the majority of the Spring National Championship season over around the World (of course, the US doesn’t have a…


In Briefs: Alshammar, le Clos Compete at UAE International Swimming Championship

A meet that flew a bit under the radar over the weekend (but attracted a few notoriously wandering superstars) was…


FINA Cancels Second Open Water Competition of Season For Poor Water Quality

FINA has decided to cancel the Sumidero Canyon stop of the Open Water Swimming  Grand Prix, they announced in a…


Australia Lusts After Phelps for January Showdown With Thorpe in Sydney

This is a story that first broke a few weeks ago, but with a lull in the international swimming circuit…


Cielo Eyes Textile Bests; Foreign Stars Converge for Maria Lenk Trophy

Special thanks to our Brazlian correspondents Caio Leal and D’Artagnan Dias. Caio writes a great Portugese-Language swimming blog at….


Cielo Passes on 50 Free, Wins 100 Fly Instead on Final Day of Brazilian Trials

It appears as though Brazilian sprinter Cesar Cielo is really taking the butterfly races (and his overall strength and conditioning)…

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Zueva, Efimova Finalize Russian Nationals with More Top-3 Times

In a fitting end to the 2011 Russian National Championships and World Championship Trials, the women’s duet of Anastasia Zueva…

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USA Swimming Open Water Nationals Moved From Ft. Myers to Ft. Lauderdale

USA Swimming has decided to move their Open Water National Championships about 150 miles across the Florida peninsula from Ft….

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Henrique Rodrigues Posts 4th-Ranked Time in 200 IM in Brazil

With Cesar Cielo taking the session off, Henrique Rodrigues stepped up and stole the show at the 3rd-day of the…

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Popova Takes Two More Titles, Another Russian Record on Day 5

Veronika Popova is ripping apart the Russian record books in Miscow. On the tail of her 100 free National Record…

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In Briefs: Russian National Team World Championship A-Cuts

This week, we’ve been witness to some very fast swimming at the Russian National Championships in Moscow, with a top-10…

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Morozov Finishes 4th in 50 free, Efimova Dominated 50 Breast on Day 4 in Russia

This was the day that American swim fans have been looking forward to: USC star Vlad Morozov’s first sprint-freestyle swim…

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