Texas Gives Capitani 5-Year Contract

The University of Texas has made official what most of the swimming community knew Thursday: Carol Capitani will be the 10th…

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5 of the top 5 fastest swims of 2012, in 2 days

Over the past two days we’ve seen 5 top 5 times of 2012, and there’s a new coach in Austin. This is a special weekend edition of SwimSwam News.

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London Olympic Water Polo Field is Set

PHOTO: Tony Azevedo with Water Polo moms at a recent surprise water polo clinic.

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Disappointment Reigns in 100 Free Final in SA

What it seemed should bang, ended up a fizzle. Louw won, but not much more excitement than that. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Grechin Wins 50 Free on Day 4 in Russia

The men’s 50 free was the highlight of Russian Trials so far. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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High Schools Follow Suit on Breaststroke Rules Changes

The NFHS announced a change in the rules for the underwater pullout in breaststroke. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Sutton Stops Presses with 8:26 at Fran Crippen SMOC

Chloe was suited up and ready to rock on night one. (Photo Courtesy: Melissa Lundie)


Carol Capitani Hired to Coach Longhorn Women

Texas has gone to Georgia to find their next head women’s coach.


Le Clos In, Rousseau Confused on Day 4 in SA

Sebastien Rousseau will again have to await the whims of Swimming South Africa to find his Olympic status. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Garrett catches up with Matt Kredich

Matt Kredich will head the newly combined men’s and women’s programs at the University of Tennessee


USA Swimming to Allow Hand Signals at Trials

USA Swimming has decided to allow hand-signals at Trials, in a victory for Marcus Titus. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Zueva Brings Russian Women Back with World-Leading Time

Anastasia Zueva earns her Olympic spot thanks to a dominating 2:06.59 in the 200 backstroke. PHOTO CREDIT: Tim Binning,


Peter the Great, Part II (the rise of Dom and Jean)

Dominik Meichtry as well as Jean Basson were both educated under the TECHNIQUE based philosophy of Peter Williams
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Marcus Titus Pushing Back on Olympic Trials Rules

The social-sphere is abuzz late on this Wednesday night with Marcus Titus’ quest to get USA Swimming to overturn a ruling…


It’s 100 Days Until the Olympics

Wednesday marks 100 days until the Opening Ceremonies in London. The pools are all now complete (including the water polo…


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