International

USA Swimming Announces Non-Olympic Entries for WUG's

Though USA-Swimming is pretty-well settled on their roster for the 2011 World University Games, which are to be held in…

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Shanghai Roundup: French Lineup Clarified; Chinese Continue Perfect Diving Streak

Tom Willdridge of SpeedEndurance is reporting that an official French Press Release clarifies that young French star Yannick Agnel WILL be…

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Cracking the Shanghai Relays: Men's 400 Free

With all of the predicting done, we’ve still got almost a week before the actual swimming begins in Shanghai. In that…

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Keri-Anne Payne of Great Britain Repeats as 10km World Champion

For the second time in as many meets, Britain’s Keri-Anne Payne is the FINA World Champion in the women’s 10km…

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In Briefs: FINA Moves 25km Open Water Races an Hour Earlier

Just hours before the beginning of the women’s 10k, the first open water race of the 2011 FINA World Championships,…

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Bonnie Brandon, Clement Lefert Impress at Los Angeles Invite

This past week, many of the world’s best swimmers were in various locations around the western Pacific making final preparations…

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Shanghai Roundup: To Tweet or Not to Tweet?; Open Water Eve; Enter Sandman

This article, posted by the San Francisco Chronicle, indicates that swimmers will lose access to much of their social media…

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In Briefs: Cielo Hires Jessica Hardy's Lawyer, Howard Jacobs, for CAS Arbitration

As we sit and wait patiently for Wednesday’s hearing, where the CAS will decide on the appeal of FINA vs….

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Partial Swimming Entry Lists for World Championships Available

After Hours of surfing around the net for hints as to some of the biggest entry questions of the meet,…

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Manaudou Scratches 100 Free, Posts Top-20 Time in 200 Back On Last Day of Athens Sectional

In the last session of the Athens Sectional meet, Laure Manaudou was apparently satisfied with her 56.51 from prelims in…

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More Fast Swims from Romano, Manaudou in 100 Free Prelims

In the final prelims session in Athens, Georgia, Megan Romano and Laure Manaudou are looking to finish up the meet…

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In Briefs: Americans Boudia and McCrory Fall Flat in 10m Finals as Chinese Continue to Dominate

Coming out of prelims in the men’s synchronized 10 meter, Americans David Boudia and Nick McCrory looked in solid medal…

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Athens Sectional: Ohio State's Tim Phillips Moves Into Top 20 in TYR World Rankings in 100 Fly

Day three (of four) at the Athens Sectional didn’t see any Laure Manaudou vs. Megan Romano showdowns, like the three…

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Will Matsuda's Focus Allow Him to Challenge Phelps in the 200 Fly?

Michael Phelps has been vulnerable in the 200 fly this year. In fact, he’s lost the race the last three…

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In Briefs: Rowdy Gaines Breaks Masters World Record in Japan

Three-time 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist Rowdy Gaines continues to be one of the biggest names in swimming even into his…

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