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….


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)


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/


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…


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…


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…


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…


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)


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/

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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/

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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/

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