Platform at New USC Swim Center to Be Named After Oldest Living Olympic Champion

The renovated platforms will be named after Dr. Sammy Lee, a legend of the sport. (Photo Courtesy: USC Athletics)


World Championships, Day 4/Wednesday Finals Preview

Was Federica Pellegrini’s semi-finals performance in the 200 free for real? Is she back? (Photo: Victor Puig/


Katie Ledecky’s Lands The Fourth Spot on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays

Katie Ledecky’s World Record performance in the 1500 freestyle yesterday was recognized by ESPN SportsCenter, earning the fourth spot on their Top 10 Plays countdown. (Photo Credit: ESPN SportsCenter / @SportsCenter)


YMCA LC Nationals Day 2: Moon Takes Second Title, More National Records Broken

Kishwaukee YMCA’s Caitlynn Moon has secured another win, on only the second day of competition, in the 400 m freestyle. Moon’s first win was in the 1500 m freestyle Monday night.

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YMCA LC Nationals Day 2 Photos: Parade and Opening Ceremony

The second night of championship finals for the 2013 YMCA National Long Course Championships began with the traditional Opening Ceremonies/Parade of athletes.

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Zane Grothe Drops 16 Seconds in a Month to Win 1500 at 2013 U.S. Open

Zane Grothe, Danny Tucker, and Sebastien Rousseau starred on the first night of the 2013 U.S. Open Championships. (Stock Photo of Grothe: Tim Binning/


Who Broke it First? CATS Aquatics Boys Also Break 15-18 200 Medley National Age Group Record

The time-line seems to indicate that CATS Aquatics had the record before Somerset Valley, but great swims by both relays. (Images courtesy of CATS Aquatics)


Somerset Valley YMCA Breaks National Age Group Record at YMCA Nationals

The Somerset Valley YMCA boys’ 15-18 broke a National Age Group Record, and closed a record loophole, on Tuesday. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/


Katie Ledecky, In Theoretical Meters, Has Already Been Faster Than the 800 Free World Record

Lotte Friis (Left) and Katie Ledecky (center) were both attacking Rebecca Adlington’s World Record in the 800 in the midst of their 1500s. (Photo: Victor Puig/


USA Report Day 3: Order is Restored in the World of Backstroking

Today’s USA Report is a long, winding path that ends in a rant about stroke 50’s. Not even sure how it got there. Let’s just go with it. (Photo: Victor Puig/


2013 World Championships Day 3 FINALS Real-Time Recaps

Olympic Champion, Matt Grevers, defends his 100 back crown, going 1-2 with teammate David Plummer. (Photo Courtesy: FINA)


The End of an Era: Ledecky Breaks 1500 Meter Free World Record

Two 16-year old World Record breakers, in the same meet? Unbelievable. (Photo: Tim Binning/


Purdue’s Danny Tucker Nearly Qualifies for National Team in Day 1 Prelims at U.S. Open

The U.S. Open began with four events Tuesday morning in Irvine, California. (Photo: Mike Lewis/


Day 3 Finals Preview: Three or More World Records on the Bullseye for Tuesday

We’ve already seen one 16-year old break a World Record at this meet. Will we see another on Tuesday? (File Photo: Mike Lewis/


Day 1 of YMCA Nationals Brings Fast Swims from a Fast Pool

Day 1 of the 2013 YMCA National Long Course Championships began today, featuring the men’s & women’s 1500m freestyles. (Photo Credit: Kelly McCommons)


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