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USA Swimming to Allow Hand Signals at Trials

USA Swimming has decided to allow hand-signals at Trials, in a victory for Marcus Titus. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Marcus Titus Pushing Back on Olympic Trials Rules

The social-sphere is abuzz late on this Wednesday night with Marcus Titus’ quest to get USA Swimming to overturn a ruling…

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USAS Announces World Champs Selection Criteria

USA Swimming has released the qualifying criteria for this year’s short course World Championships, among other meets. (Photo courtesy: @Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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USA Swimming Chops 2013 WUG Games Rosters in Half

The competition for a spot on the 2013 World University Games Roster just got hotter.

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KLJ Leaving Stars, Headed to SwimMAC

The 25-year old Olympic medalist is headed back east. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Quick Sprints 3/29/12: Villaecija Doing Double Duty at Olympics

American Rhi Jeffrey, who has made a huge impact both in and out of the pool since coming out of…

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Phelps Receives Huge Honor Ahead of Games

He won’t get a trophy, but Michael Phelps receives a huge honor from the London transport system

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Indy GP Preview: Another 400 IM for Phelps?

The 2012 version of the Indy Grand Prix already hit controversy before the meet even started. The requested entries for the…

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FINA Clarifies Breaststroke Pullout Rules

FINA has added new rules interpretations to allow more flexibility. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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In Briefs: Marsh’s Daughter Earns Trials Cut

David Marsh, the coach of the elite SwimMAC post-grad training group, will have some company in Omaha – his daughter Alyssa has now qualified for the Trials

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Phelps Swims Top American 100 Free of 2012

Michael Phelps took a big win in the 100 free at the Columbus Grand Prix, and two Mexican National Records were broken on the final day of competition.

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Missy Nearly Breaks 1:00 in Federal Way Backstroke

Big Winners on Night 3 at the Federal Way Sectional meet included Missy Franklin, Megan Jendrick, and a near-best time from Roland Schoeman.

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Magnuson Breaks Lifetime Best in Columbus

Michael Phelps kicked off night 2 of the Columbus Grand Prix with a world-leading swim, but Christine Magnuson’s lifetime-best raised the most eyebrows.

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Natalie Coughlin Considering Adding Olympic 100 Fly

Natalie Coughlin is thinking about doing the unthinkable and dropping the 100 backstroke, her primary event, for the 100 fly.

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Micah, Missy Win Big at Sectional Meets

In Federal Way, Missy Franklin took a win in her only individual event but was upstaged by 14-year old Kimberley Williams. In Greensboro, Micah Lawrence swam well too

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