Sun Wins, Shun Sits on Day 5 at Chinese Trials

Sun Yang was back in action on day 5 of the Chinese Long Course National Championships and Olympic Trials in Shaoxing,…

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Kitajima Swims Textile-Best on Day 5 of Japanese Trials

Kosuke Kitajima continued to look as strong as ever, this time with a win in the 200 breast. (Thanks to YouTube user 真之介 山田 for uploading the video).


Wilkinson Drops 200 IM From Olympic Lineup

Canada’s Julia Wilkinson has dropped the 200 IM from her 2012 London Olympic event schedule, according to her personal website. The…

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France Pegs 41 for European Championships, Bousquet; Ress Included

The lofty French standards for the Olympics resulted in a team of only 29 headed to London, but a more-lenient…

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Two National Records Go Down on Day 4 at Japanese Trials

Women’s 100 Backstroke The Olympics are going to be awesome this year. There are so many swimmers who are so…

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March’s Masters of Medleys

Katinka Hosszu was among a group of impressive early-season IM’s (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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KLJ Leaving Stars, Headed to SwimMAC

The 25-year old Olympic medalist is headed back east. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Garrett Reports: SwimSwam News, April 4th

Garrett McCaffrey races Aaron Peirsol on this episode of SwimSwam News.


15-Year old Xin Xin as Fast as Janet at Chinese Trials

Day 3 at the 2012 Chinese Olympic Swimming Trials had some fantastic, mind-blowing swims, but before diving into those, let’s…

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Suzuki Regains Breaststroke Throne on Day 3 in Japan

No National Records went down on day three of the 2012 “Japan Swim” Japanese Olympic Trials meet, after three were…

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Amanda Kendall Dismissed from LSU

LSU All-American Amanda Kendall has been dismissed from the team. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


FINA Selects Qatar to Host 2014 World Championships

FINA has announced that Doha, Qatar will take over as the new host of the 2014 World Short Course Championships,…

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The Blue Chip of ’13, Jack Conger

How many people in the world can go 19 in the 50 and 4:17 in the 500? Jack did that this winter. Not bad for a backstroker. He’ll be next falls top recruit for the class of 2013.


Very Early Look at 2013 Men’s NCAA Championships

Cal looks very good to repeat as NCAA Championships for a third-straight year next season. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Brackin Response to UT Release

“I plan to continue to prepare Kirsty Coventry for her 4th Olympic Games in London and then take some time to welcome my husband back home from his service to our country and enjoy Austin with our children.”