FINA Clarifies Breaststroke Pullout Rules

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


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


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.


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.


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


Michael Andrew Keeps NAG Records Rolling

Michael Andrew took down another National Age Group Record today in Kansas and it wasn’t even close.

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Phelps Turns Back the Clock to 2006

Check out what Phelps did on night 1 of the Columbus Grand Prix better than he’s done it in 6 years. (Photo courtesy ©Tim Binning/

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Greensboro, Federal Way Sectionals: Day 1

Missy Franklin already has two wins and a Meet Record under her belt in Federal Way.

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2012 Columbus Grand Prix Preview: Staab Returns to Pool

The Annual Columbus Grand Prix is never a huge meet on the Grand Prix schedule, but this year’s event will…

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Charges Dropped on Ken Stopkotte

Former Fisher’s High School and club coach Ken Stopkotte has had his charges dismissed, according to the official records of the State…

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Michael Andrew Breaks National Age Group Record at Jenks Sectional Meet

Another week, another record for 12-year old superstar Michael Andrew. During Saturday’s prelims at the Jenks, Oklahoma Sectional meet, Andrew…

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American Short Course Champs Sees Florida State, Texas A&M School Records Crushed

Day 2 at the American Short Course Championships saw some more great post-grad and age-group action, but even more exciting…

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Two-Time Olympian Brooke Bennett Back in Drug Testing Pool, Mulling Comeback

The latest in the line of swimmers considering comebacks is 31-year old American Brooke Bennett. The alarms in my head started…


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