International

Swim England’s Travel Policy Now Includes Specific Terrorism Steps

Swim England’s Travel and Security Policy reflects the times by including a special section on terrorism preparation.

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Katie Ledecky Named WSF Sportswoman of the Year

Katie Ledecky has been named Sportswoman of the Year for 2017 by the Women’s Sports Federation. She becomes the fifth swimmer to win the award since 1993.

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Germany’s elite athletes founded an own independent interest group

The German online magazin “sportschau.de” reported two weeks ago that athletes’ representatives of all sports  are about to set up…

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Kira Toussaint To Join NTC Squad In Amsterdam This December

Olympian and national record holder Kira Toussaint of the Netherlands will be making the move from her present home at the University of Tennessee to join the Dutch NTC squad in Amsterdam come this December.

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Hosszu Appeals Lawsuit Vs Barrett, Sports Publications to 9th Circuit

Katinka Hosszu’s defamation and false light case against Casey Barrett and Swimming World is still not considered ‘case closed’ at this point.

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British Swimming Federation Head Coach Bill Furniss Collects OBE

British Swimming head coach Bill Furniss collected his OBE on Tuesday.

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British Para Swimming Bullying Scandal Sees Greenwood Out Of New Job

Canada’s Edmonton Keyano Swim Club had recently hired former Head Coach of British Para Swimming, Rob Greenwood, but has since withdrawn its offer citing ‘shock’ and ‘disappointment’ over the allegations of its would-be new coach.

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Peaty, Scott, Ulyett, Anderson Among Brits Headed To Copenhagen

British Swimming has released its 10-swimmer strong roster for the 2017 European Short Course Championships set for December 13-17th in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Sun Yang Defends Himself

Catch up on smaller stories from around the web in this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Grant Hackett, Brooke Hanson and Sun Yang.

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Aussie Olympian Taylor McKeown Involved In Jet Ski Incident (Video)

Australian Olympian Taylor McKeown is under investigation by Australian authorities for riding a jet ski too close to a pod of whales recently.

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City Of Manchester Swimmers To Take On World’s Best

The City of Manchester Swim Team (COMAST) will take on some of the world’s best swimmers, including Olympic and World Champion Adam Peaty MBE, at the 2017 Manchester International Swim Meeting this weekend.

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Photo Vault – Brazil’s Raia Rapida Challenge

Check out pictures courtesy of Satiro Sodre/SS Press from Brazil’s Raia Rapida Challenge.

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Anthony Ervin Kneels for National Anthem at Raia Rapida

Anthony Ervin knelt for the national anthem at Sunday’s 2017 Raia Rapida meet in Brazil.

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2018 Youth Olympic Qualifying Procedure

FINA and USA Swimming selection procedures for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

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Brazil’s Nelson Da Silva Junior Cracks Two Meet Records In Aachen

The 48th Annual International Swim Festival took place in Aachen, Germany over the weekend, with 8,650 € ($10,200 USD) in prize money up for grabs. Brazil’s Nelson da Silva Junior earned 2 meet records in pursuit.

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