2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Ryan Held Pounds Drum Before Panthers Game

Ryan Held (right) was honored in front of the 75,000 fans at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on Sunday.

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Bryce Harper Rocks Katie Ledecky in Washington Nationals Celebration

The best active baseball player on earth honored the best active swimmer on earth in his post-game celebration


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Conor Dwyer Throws Ceremonial First Pitch At Cardinals V. Cubs Game

Olympic medalist and Illinois native Conor Dwyer threw out the first pitch at the Cardinals versus Cubs game on Friday…

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Katie Ledecky Wins 4th-Straight USA Swimming Athlete of the Year Award

Katie Ledecky has added another award to her record-setting year.

College Swimming Previews: #6 USC Women A Freestyle Powerhouse

The Trojans have brought in more than enough talent to keep their relays intact, and could easily find themselves matching or improving on their 6th place finish from last season.

President Obama to Honor Team USA Olympians at the White House

The President and First Lady are set to welcome members of the 2016 USA Olympic and Paralympic teams on Thursday, September 29th on the White House South Lawn.

Santa Clara Approves $185 Million Swim Center Project

The Santa Clara City Council has approved a project that would build a $185 million swimming and recreation center that would also house the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

USA Swimming Creates 18&Under World 100 List For Top Juniors

While tightening rules and roster size for its National Junior Team, USA Swimming has also created a new honor for junior swimmers: The 18 & Under World 100 list.

USA Synchro Honored With USOC’s Advancing D&I Award

USA Synchro, the federation governing synchronized swimming, will be honored with the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) Advancing D&I Award, which honors sport growth among women and racial minorities.

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Meet the Candidates: Stu Hixon, Southern Zone Non-Coach Director

The USA Swimming annual convention is underway in Atlanta and board of directors elections are tomorrow, Thursday, September 22nd. Stu Hixon, treasurer of USA Swimming, is running for Southern Zone Non-Coach Director.

Voters’ Cheat Sheet for the 2016 USA Swimming Convention

At this year’s convention members of the Board of Directors will be elected and important rule changes will be voted on. All the information you need can be found here!

U.S. Olympic Committee Announces Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award

Members of the Owens family will present the award to Lonnie Ali, who will deliver an acceptance speech during the Sept. 28 ceremony at Georgetown University.

Boston Globe: Bernal Left Abruptly During Investigation

When USA Swimming brought its hammer down on Joe Bernal this past February, banning him permanently for life, no one…

Natalie Coughlin Featured in “NCAA PSA: Done” Commercial

Decorated U.S. Olympian Natalie Coughlin was featured in the “NCAA PSA: Done” commercial that came out earlier this month.

College Swimming Previews: #9 NC State Women Rising

With Alexia Zevnik, Hannah Moore, and Rachel Muller coming off a strong 2016 NCAAs, and Ky-Lee Perry bringing immediate individual scoring potential, NC State should be able to compete for another top 10 finish this season.

Sexual Abuser Swim Coach Rick Curl Released From Prison Early

Rick Curl, who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing Kelly Currin from ages 13 to 18.

Lil’ Wayne Disses Ryan Lochte on Ellen Degeneres Show

Fast Forward to the 4:00 mark to see the relevant verse. Multi-time platinum-selling artist Lil’ Wayne called out Ryan Lochte on…

Indianapolis, USA Selected to Host 2017 World Junior Championships

The famed IUPUI Natatorium will host the 2017 World Junior Swimming Championships.

Meet the Candidates: Amy Hoppenrath, Central Zone Non-Coach Director

Central Zone Non-Coach Director Amy Hoppenrath recently spoke with SwimSwam about her role on the USA Swimming Board of Directors. Ms. Hoppenrath is up for re-election next week at the Annual Convention where she will be running for her second term.