Shanghai 2011:Shanghai Oriental Sports Center Inaugurated 200 Days Out (pictures)

On December 28th, the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center was “inaugurated” to much fanfare. This date marked exactly 200 days until…


In Brief: 2011 Duel in the Pool Will be Hosted in Atlanta

The next edition of the Duel in the Pool series will take place December 18th and 19th in Atlanta, Georgia….

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Gators Strike Again: Spofforth Receives Approval to Keep Training in Florida with Troy

And the Gator Swim Club gets even stronger, as Gemma Spofforth has officially received funding from the British Swimming Association…


2011 Austin Grand Prix Dives Off This Weekend

This weekend will kick off the 2011 USA Swimming Grand Prix series in Austin, Texas at the Lee and Joe…


Lochte, Alshammar Named 2010 FINA Swimmers of the Year

Team USA’s Ryan Lochte and Swedish sprint star Therese Alshammar were named the 2010 FINA World Swimmers of the Year…

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In Wake of Crippen Tragedy, New South Wales' Open Water Technical Committee Develops Water Temperature Policy

The Open Water Technical Committee for the Australian state of New South Wales has developed a new Water Temperature Policy…

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Swimming World: Hutchison To Stay at FAST, Jewell Calls Move "Rumor" is now reporting that they have received confirmation that Sean Hutchison will be staying at the Post-grad training center…


In Brief: Brazilian Magazine Reports that Cielo Hopes for Ouster of Brazilian Federation

The reigning Fastest-Man-in-Water Cesar Cielo has requested the ouster of Brazil’s federation chief Coaracy Nunes, according to “Poder” magazine. While…

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In Brief: Park Signs on To Remain in Australia Through Olympics

‘Tis the season to be announcing…coaches that is. In the run-up to the 2011 Shanghai World Championships and 2012 London…


Pellegrini to Work With Mega-Rival Manaudou's Ex-Coach Philippe Lucas

If you were hiding under a swimming-rock in the middle part of last decade, you might have missed the development of the…

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What's Next for the Post-Grad Training Center?

With the news that Sean Hutchison is leaving the Fullerton post-grad training center, reportedly to begin his own program (though…


FINA Launches New and Improved World Swim Rankings

At long last, FINA has re-launched its own World Swim Rankings in a format with much greater usability and accuracy….

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Auburn Grabs Top Young Brazilian Sprinter Chierighini; Shakes Up National Landscape

Tonight brings breaking news on the NCAA (and international) scene as Brett Hawke has landed himself the next great sprint…


Josh Schneider Signs with TYR

(Update: Press Release) USA-Swimming National Team member Josh Schneider has signed his first major sponsorship deal with swimsuit and equipment…


Sean Hutchison Leaving FAST to Start Own Professional Program

Sean Hutchison, who is one of America’s top coaches, is leaving the FAST Swim Team in Fullerton, California to start…