International

Adrian is Satisfied with 48.2 in 100 Free at the Austin Grand Prix – Video Interview

The American sprint star pulled out a surprising 48.26 to blow away a great field here in the 100 free. For a swim in mid-January, that’s an awfully promising time for one of the many great sprinters in a crowded world field.

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Groves Takes Down Schipper’s Age Group Record At Victorian Champs

St. Peters Western swimmer 18 year old Madeline Groves took home gold in the women’s 100 butterfly at the Victorian State Championship breaking Jessicah Schipper’s 2005 18 year old age group record of 58.18, winning the event in a time of 57.43…

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Promising Young Swimmer Joins Rudd’s Plymouth Crew

Coach Jon Rudd’s talent pool just got a little stronger as it was announced that 14 year old Laura Stephens will be joining his group at Plymouth College…

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Magnussen’s 47.7 ties him for most sub-48 swims in history

The Australian has twelve swims under 48 seconds, tied with France’s Alain Bernard and one ahead of World Record-holder Cesar Cielo. More impressive is that all 12 of Magnussen’s swims have come in the post-bodysuit era.

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FINA Issues Clarification on New “Two-Hand-Touch Separation Rules”

FINA issued the above clarification on the new two-hand touch rules that went into effect on January 1st.

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Russian Federation Releases Statement on Efimova Case

In the statement, the Russian Swimming Federation confirms that it did receive a report from FINA about Yulia Efimova’s ‘professional activities,’ but would not comment on the contents of that report.

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Yulia Efimova Tests Positive for DHEA; Russian Sports Minister Urges Caution

World Champion and World Record holder Yulia Efimova has tested positive for DHEA.

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Nick Juba Discusses His First Year On The Job

It has been almost 10 months since Nick Juba moved from the UK to Denmark to take over as the Danish National Team Coach…

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Magnussen Puts Up A 47.73 To Win The 100 Freestyle In Melbourne

World champion James Magnussen was very impressive on the first night of the Victorian State Championships winning the 100 freestyle in a new state record time of 47.73…

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10 Legends in Progress to Follow in 2014

Katie Ledecky is one of 10 legends in the making who are on the verge of ‘forever’ status in swimming.

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Houston’s Jane Figueiredo to Coach Tom Daley at London’s New HP Diving Centre

NCAA coaching legend Jane Figueiredo has resigned her position as the head diving coach at the University of Houston to take…

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British stars aligning to break Guinness World record with 100 x 100m relay for Leukemia charity

A who’s-who of British swimming stars will come together on February 1st in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record in the 100 x 100m relay while raising money to research and treat Leukemia.

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Van der Burgh to Test 200 Breaststroke Waters in 2014

Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh will be trying on a new race in 2014.

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Magnussen Is Ready To Race

Australian swimming star James Magnussen appears to be preparing to take on competitors from China, Japan, South Africa and Brazil by racing himself into to shape…

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ISHOF 2014 Rough Water Swim, Feature Video

This video is courtesy of Bruce Wigo, President and CEO of the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

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