Sinead Russell breaks a minute in the 100 backstroke in the prelims of day one at the Canadian World Championship Trials

The Canadian World Championship Trials began today in Victoria, BC. Events being swum were the 50 butterfly, 200 freestyle, 100…

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Denmark Poaches Top English Club Coach for National Team Coach

Danish Swimming has its new head coach, in the form of Nick Juba from the U.K.

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Post-NCAA Championships Big Question #2: Who Was the Swimmer of the Men’s Meet?

Let’s take a look at all of the criteria that go into selecting a swimmer of the year; also how many nicknames can we come up with for Vlad Morozov in 20 seconds? Find out in Big Question #2. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/


Y Nats Kick Off in Greensboro With New Records in Womens’ 200 Breaststroke

An 11-year old Meet Record went down in the first prelims sesson, and some very young swimmers from the Middle Tyger YMCA were impressive. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/

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Michael Andrew; Younger Kalisz Sister Kicks Off Showcase Classic With Blazing 50 Breaststroke

Michael Andrew was the fastest swimmer in two events this morning, but will have a challenger in the 200 backstroke.


China’ Sun Yang Wins 2nd Event, World Leader, at Chinese Nationals (Day 3)

The 2013 Chinese spring National Championships, a selection meet for the Chinese National Games later this year and a factor…


2013 CARIFTA Caribbean Championships Pool Events End With a Bang

When we recapped the first three days of the 2013 CARIFTA Championships from the weekend in Kingston, Jamaica, we warned…

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Bo Jacobsen Heads to Finland

In a press release from the Finnish Swimming Federation, Bo Jacobsen will become their new national team coach. Jacobsen has been…


Q & A with Canadian Olympian Tera Van Belien

Last year was a fantastic year in the young career of Canadian Olympian Tera Van Belien. Van Belien qualified for…

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How to Ask for Scholarships

“Look for value in a school and a program, not just money. It is far more important to find the right school and not just the cheapest.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


Catching up with Open Water Swimming Olympic Medalist Haley Anderson

Haley Anderson flashes a smile before the finals at the 2012 Speedo Grand Challenge Meet in Irvine, CA. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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Drumroll Please…the 2013 Men’s NCAA Championship Contest Winner Is….

Sorry about the delay, there were some gremlins who got into our files and corrupted our data. After deploying some…


Ye Shiwen Goes to 2:09 in 200 IM; Sun Yang Tops 200 Free Semis at Chinese Nationals (Day 2)

China’s Shiwen Ye picked up her first event victory of the 2013 Chinese National Championships on Tuesday, locking 2:09.08 on…


Just the Beginning: Why This Year’s Amazing Performances Will Soon Be Average

Chris DeSantis looks into swimming’s crystal ball to see how this past weekend’s performances might stack up in a few years. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning/