Alexandrov Leads American Team for Brazilian Fast Lane Sprint Meet

Mike Alexandrov’s speed in short course should pay off in Rio at the Fast Lane challenge. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


USA Swimming Cuts Coaching Support for FINA OW World Cup [Updated With USA Swimming Response]

After a rules clarification from FINA, USA Swimming has reversed course on Open Water funding. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/


Sprint News 9/6/12: Vanderkaay Receives Honor; McGill to Volunteer at Auburn; Former NC State Coach Gets New Gig

September 7th has been declared Peter Vanderkaay day at a Michigan children’s hospital. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Minneapolis Grand Prix Meet Information Unveiled

Missy Franklin was the star of the 2011 edition of the Minneapolis Grand Prix; the 2012 version is on the horizon. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Tiburon Sprint Classic: Schneider vs. Ervin Dream Matchup (and 6 Other Stars Aspiring to Victory)

Swim news: What would you give to see 8 of the world’s fastest 50 yard freestylers ever square off in 19 seconds of Splash? How about $10k? (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Live Streaming of Tiburon Sprint/Open Water Events This Weekend on SwimSwam

Tiburon mastermind Bob Placak stops for a shot with 2011 Open Water Champion Melissa Gorman, a former Open Water World Champion.

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PA Coach Kenneth Fuller Banned For Life; Bond Revocation Hearing Set

After a hearing to revoke his bond on Friday was reset for later this month, Rustin HS swim coach Kenneth Fuller received a lifetime ban from USA Swimming.


Happy 40th Anniversary, Mr. Spitz

40 Years ago from Tuesday, Mark Spitz etched his name in history as the winningest Olympian in a single games ever (Photo Courtesy:

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Bronze Medalist Hansen Defends van der Burgh: “It Was a Big Joke”

Brendan Hansen has no problems with Cameron van der Burgh’s admission of rules violations in the Olympic 100 breaststroke final. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Missy Franklin & Jessica Long Nominated for Sportswoman Of the Year – VOTE!

Missy Franklin (above) and Jessica Long have trophy cases bursting at the seams, but both are vying to add one more national honor. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


2012-2013 Open Water National Teams Released Too

2012 Olympic silver medalist Haley Anderson highlights the Open Water National Team. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Sprint News 9/1/12: Huge Recruiting Trips in Cal, Ervin Not Done Yet, A&M To Face 3 SEC Opponents

(From L-R) Missy Franklin, Leah Smith, Linnea Mack, Celina Li, and Kristen Vredeveld prepare to take in a Cal football game, as Tweeted by Smith.


USA Swimming Releases 2012-2013 National Team

USA Swimming has announced the 2012-2013 National Team roster, and as always it’s stacked with superstars like Nathan Adrian. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


USA Swimming Announces 2013 World Unviersity Games Roster

Cal’s Catherine Breed, after a fantastic performance at the U.S. Open, has been named to the United States’ World University Games team. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Blog do Coach: Made For TV “Fast Lane” Event Set for September 23rd

The Brazilians, Americans, French, and Australians will combine for a never-before-seen event in Rio, Brazil. Cesar Cielo’s turf. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


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