International

NEW YEAR’S QUIZ: Which Swimming Events Had a SC or LC World Record Set In 2020?

Can you pick every event with a long course or short course world record set in the calendar year 2020 – without picking any wrong events?

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Zhang Yufei Rips 2:05.70 200 Fly/24.31 50 Free Heats Combo

One of two Chinese long course meets has kicked off tonight in Shijiazhuang City, with some of the nation’s biggest stars set to swim.

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SSPC: Lani Pallister Breaks Down What It’s Like Having Your Mom as Your Coach

Pallister has been coached by her mom from a young age and explains the ups and downs that can come with your mom being your coach.

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2020 Swammy Awards: Dave McNulty Earns British Coach Of The Year

National Training Centre Bath’s Dave McNulty, coach of Freya Anderson and Tom Dean, is the winner of the 2020 Swammy Award for British Coach of the Year.

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“The Water Is My Sky” Documentary Releases Trailer, Announces Spring 2021 Debut

The swimming documentary that has been in production for eight years has announced an expected release date of Spring 2021.

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Germany’s Heintz Posts 1:56.42 200 IM For 2nd Fastest Of Career

Germany’s Philip Heintz finished his year on a high note, nailing a near-lifetime best in the long course meters 200 IM event.

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2020 Swammy Awards: South American Male Swimmer of the Year Nicholas Santos

Even at age 40, Nicholas Santos continues to get it done in the 50 fly, setting the ISL record and winning four of his five meets in 2020.

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Olympic Champion Pernille Blume Suffers Minor Wrist Injury

The reigning Olympic champion in the 50m freestyle has suffered a minor wrist injury but says it hasn’t kept her out of the water

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2020 Swammy Awards: South American Female Swimmer of the Year Julia Sebastian

Julia Sebastian broke two continental records in an outstanding short course season for the LA Current in the International Swimming League.

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New Chinese Law Criminalizing Doping Targets An Athlete’s Entourage

The new law, passed on December 26, says that anyone who lures, instigates or cheats athletes into using PEDs faces up to three years’ imprisonment.

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Silvia Di Pietro Latest to Test Positive for COVID-19 After Italian Open Champs

The meet was a 2021 Olympic qualifier, held in Riccione from December 17 to 19. Over 450 athletes competed at the event.

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2020 Swammy Awards: CAC Male Swimmer of the Year Dylan Carter

In 2020, Dylan Carter became a force in the ISL, making a 50 back skins final and setting three national records for Trinidad & Tobago.

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2020 Swammy Awards: European Female Swimmer of the Year – Beryl Gastaldello

Gastaldello was the third-highest point scorer during the 2020 ISL season, winning 20 races across six different events.

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SSPC: Zane Waddell Discusses Retiring From Lack of Funding

Waddell discussed not being able to financially support himself with swimming and why he wasn’t able to compete in the ISL as he had planned.

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Ye Shiwen, Xu Jiayu Among Chinese Competing Domestically This Week

The likes of Ye Shiwen, Yan Zibei, Xu Jiayu, and Wang Shun are among those expected to throw down some racing over the next few days.

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