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USA Swimming Names 6 Finalists for 2016 Olympic Trials Hosting

St. Louis, Missouri was one of the surprise finalists for the 2016 Olympic Trials. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Universal Sports Network and USA Swimming Extend Television Partnership Through 2016

“The deal includes exclusive coverage of the Grand Prix Series, begining with The Austin Grand Prix, January 18-20. Olympic Gold Medalists Missy Franklin and Ryan Lochte will headline!” (Photo Credit: USAs)

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Regan Smith Breaks 4 NAG Records in Minnesota

Regan Smith of the South Metro Storm went on a tear this weekend.

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New Video of 11-Year Old Phelps Uncovered; Check What He Does on the Blocks

Before the beard, before the gold medals, Phelps was….pretty much the same. Only shorter. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Noah Rucker Still Suspended; Not Yet Permanently Suspended After Plea

A USA Swimming spokesperson confirmed Friday that Noah Rucker’s hearing process is still on-going.

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Austin Psych Sheets Showed Elite Standards Swing Too Far the Other Way

Matt Grevers will lead a talented group of backstrokers at the Austin Grand Prix, but there won’t be many of his fellow competitors there to see it. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Former CUBU Coach Noah Rucker Convicted in Virginia Under “Alford Plea”

Former swim coach Noah Rucker pled to a misdemeanor charge on Tuesday in Fairfax County Court.

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Mind Grinder Swimming Sets and Exploring Your Limits

Chuck Warner, author and coach, is an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the details…

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Missy Franklin Kicks Off HS Season with 4 State Qualifying Times

Missy Franklin kicked off her last season of high school swimming with two individual wins and four state qualifying times (Stock photo courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Missy Franklin Named Colorado Amateur Athlete of the Year; Bonnie Brandon Wins HS Award

After a great Olympics, Missy Franklin picked up a second-straight Colorado Hall of Fame award. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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USA Swimming Announces $150,000 in Grand Prix Prize Money

Tyler Clary will be among the athletes competing at the Austin Grand Prix, which will begin a new era in the series. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials Could go to Indy’s Lucas Oil Stadium

Swim News: “Lucas Oil Stadium, host of the XLVI Superbowl in 2012, could be the host of the 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials.” (Swim Photo Credit: WSI)

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FINA Names Franklin, Phelps World Swimmers of the Year

For the 2nd straight year, high schooler Missy Franklin has been named the world’s best swimmer. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Lessons From Legends: Tough Stuff, The Response

“I’m not a fan of sequels…but given the thoughtful feedback to the article “Tis The Season For…Tough Stuff” a response and an expanded view seems called for.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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Ricky Berens Named NBC Charlotte’s Person of the Year

Ricky Berens won a pair of gold medals in London and dominated voting for Charlotte’s Person of the Year award. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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