International

Aussie National Team Coach Leigh Nugent Gets Confidence through 2016

Leigh Nugent has twice held the position of National Team Head Coach for the Australian elite swimming squad. In both…

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Agnel Drops Fastest 200 Free in World at Nice National Meet; Muffat, Lefert Also Impressive

At a National meet in Nice this past weekend, a few French superstars from the homeclub Olympic Nice showed that they’re…

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Field Continues to Grow for British Olympic Trials; Sjostrom, Poles, South Africans Now Involved

The 2012 British Olympic Trials are likely to be the most hotly anticipated swimming event that has ever happened in…

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Australian Olympic Committee Clears D'Arcy for Olympic Competition

Australian papers are reporting that Nick D’Arcy has been cleared by the Australian Olympic Committee to participate in this summer’s…

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South Carolina's Flach Among Two More Americans Join 2012 British Olympic Trials Field

Two more Americans have committed to swim at the 2012 British Olympic Trials in early March, bringing the total up…

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Agnel and Muffat among French, Brazilian, Korean, Chinese Swimmers Join Mix for British Trials

As the entry deadline for the upcoming British Trials looms, another handful of big-name international swimmers have thrown their names…

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Update: Debrecen, Hungary Becomes 3rd City to Earn Host Bid for 2012 European Aquatics Championships

At the 11th hour, Antwerp, Belgium has pulled out of hosting this year’s European Aquatics Championships that are slated to…

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In Briefs: Laure Manaudou and Fred Bousquet to Swim Maria Lenk 2012 in April

Brazil’s Maria Lenk Trophy is one of the biggest, and best, team swimming events in the world. Unlike American National…

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Park Crushes National Record in 1500, Seebohm/Gandy Top World in 200 Meter Events

On the final day of swimming in New South Wales, the Australians and their guests assaulted the World Rankings lists….

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Halsall Leapfrogs to Head of 100-Fly TYR World Rankings at British College Championships

British butterflier Ellen Gandy briefly held the top spot in the World Rankings of the 100 fly earlier today. But…

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Seebohm Rocks World's Top 100-Back; Beavers Breaks National Age Record on Day 2 at NSW

After day 1 in Australia, when Emily Seebohm didn’t have a great swim in the 100 free, I quipped that she…

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Adlington Blasts Huge 800 Free at British Universities & College Championships; Loughborough Swims Fastest Club Relay in History

The United States isn’t the only country lining up for some fast Championship swimming this month. Across the Atlantic in…

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Magnussen Wins 100 Free; Schlanger Tops TYR World Rankings in Women's Race

What a difference a week makes. After telling the media that he was in the same heavy training this week…

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NSW State Champs Day 1 Prelims: Libby Roars Back Into the Race for Olympics

The 100 freestyle was expected to be the big story on Friday at the New South Wales Championship. Most thought…

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Australian Olympic Gold Medalist Ashley Callus Retires Short of 4th Olympic Bid

As the Australian Olympic lineup could potentially be boosted by the returns of Thorpe, Klim, Trickett and Huegill, Australian swimmer…

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