International

Distance Races Shine at European Juniors Day 1

Day 1 of the 2012 European Junior Championships in Antwerp, Belgium kicked off Wednesday with a focus on distance events….

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Sweden Finalizes 12-Swimmer Roster for Olympics

The efforts of a small Swedish group to get a National Record holder onto the roster came up short (Photo Courtesy: Swedish Swimming Federation)

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Portugal Invited to Compete in Olympic 400 Free Relay

Portugal’s men’s 400 free relay has been invited to participate as the 16th 400 free relay at this summer’s Olympics,…

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Swimming Australia Announces $750,000 for Olympian Funding

Swimming Australia, in the never-ending struggle to find the best and most efficient way to encourage top athletes into the…

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Houston Bids for 2016, 2018 World Championships

The Berry Center, a high school arena in Northwest Houston, is a possible candidate to be converted to a pool for a few weeks (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Bulgaria’s Dinko Geshev Tests Positive for Cannabis; Ilya Vasilev for Clenbuterol

Bulgarian swimmer Dinko Geshev has tested positive for Cannabis, according to FINA; he was hit with a three-month suspension beginning January…

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FINA Releases Lists of Olympic “B” Qualifiers

After yesterday posting the list of FINA “A” qualifiers for the 2012 London Olympic Games in London, England, FINA has…

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Erica Dittmer, Arturo Perez Vertti Added to Mexican Olympic Roster

Mexican swimmers spread out across North America (and they truly are) were elated today as they learned that two more…

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FINA Posts Full Olympic Automatic Qualifiers List, Sans Americans

FINA has posted the full list of swimmers with “Olympic Qualifying Times”, aka “A” times, for the 2012 Summer Games…

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Brazil Hands Out Two Year Suspension to Olympian Silva

The CBDA has handed out their suspensions for the three athletes who had positive tests at the 2012 Maria Lenk…

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Britain Beefs up Roster with 7 New Additions; Brown Gets 50 Free Bid

British Swimming announced today that they will make 7 new additions to their Olympic roster on the basis of this…

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Sprint News 6/23/12: Brits Camp in Scotland; Divers Shift 2013 NCAA Title Race

The newly-refurbished Royal Commonwealth Pool will host the British Olympic Team from July 18th-24th (Photo Courtesy: Scottish Swimming)

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Brown Tops 100 Free to Close ASA Nationals

No new Olympians on the final day of ASA Nationals, but Adam Brown did improve his relay standing. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Mathias Gydesen Earns Spot on Danish Olympic Team

Cal post-grad Mathias Gydesen was .01 from the FINA Automatic Qualifying Time, which was good enough to earn a spot for London (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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O’Connor Breaks Another British Age Record; This Time to London

For the 17-year old, this was a second National Record of the meet, but this one was the one that should put her on the Olympic Team. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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