Garrett Reports: SwimSwam News, Wednesday August 22nd

King Cesar shows off his breakaway speed while Reezy races real royalty in Vegas. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning,

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Gary Hall Jr., Hoogie to Enter HOF C/O 2013

Gary Hall Jr. in his famous boxing robe, seen here with future Olympic Trials finalist Leah Gingrich at the 2004 Trials.


Post Olympic Circuit: Lochte seeking $750,000 for The Bachelor?

Lochte’s manager, Erika Wright, issues statement. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning,


What Changes Will Reshape the Sport Before Rio 2016

As Michael hands off to Missy, what fundamental changes might we see in swimming by 2016? (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Cielo Blasts 20.5 SCM on Night 2 at Jose Finkel Trophy

This results says that Cesar may have missed his taper in London. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Jr. Pan Pacs Kick Off Thursday in Hawaii

Jack Conger will be one of the stars of the American team in Honolulu as they face heavy competition from the Japanese junior squad.. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Yamaguchi Becomes Youngest Swimmer in World This Year to Break Minute Barrier

The final two days of the Japanese High School Championship wrapped on Monday morning, with more spectacular swimming from Akihiro Yamaguchi serving…


Le Clos, Townsend Among 18 Auto Qualifiers for SA Short Course Worlds Team

Darian Townsend, with a pair of wins, is all-but-assured of a spot for this winter’s World Championships in Istanbul. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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RCP Tiburon Mile Video Highlights

“Tiburon masters swimmer Robert Placak, event founder, will celebrate The 13th Annual RCP Tiburon Mile the weekend of September 8-9th.”

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Akahiro Yamaguchi Posts World’s #3 Time at Japanese HS Championships

As Japan’s elite core of athletes is aging, this week through two days at the Japan National High School Championships,…


2008 Olympian Artur Dilman Gets 6-Month Doping Suspension

Kazakhstan’s Artur Dilman, once one of that country’s most promising swimmers, has been hit with a 6-month ban for mexylhethaneamine. Dilman…

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British Chief Michael Scott Announces Inquiry into Olympic Medal Count

Though Britain had more swimming finalists than they ever have, the powers-that-be were still displeased with the medal counts. (Photo of Fran Halsall Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


RCP Tiburon Mile, Fastest Open Water Competition on Earth

Swim news: “Since 1999 the RCP Tiburon Mile has attracted more than 100 Olympians and world-class elites from the open water ranks and the pool.”


Dave Enters Another Dumbension…

…and Gary lets him know. Again. And again. Come read, you’ll hate it!


Casablanca Out as 2013 FINA Jr. World Championships Host

“Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world…” (Photo Courtesy: Warner Bros.)

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