Ranking the 2013 NCAA Recruiting Classes: Men’s #8-#5

The Stanford men lost quite a few pieces off of last year’s team, but have picked up some immediate help. (Photo: Tim Binning/


Worlds Previews: A Young Japanese Contender for Lochte in the Men’s 200 IM

Ryan Lochte’s breaststroke leg should make the difference between him and Kosuke Hagino at Worlds. (Photo: Janna Schulze/


Should USA Swimming Revise Their Relay Selection Process for International Competitions?

Should USA Swimming consider athletes who traditionally perform better in relays than they do in their individual events? Megan Romano went 52.90 in the 4×100 freestyle relay at the World University Games, her time is 1.55 seconds faster than her time in the individual 100 freestyle. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)


Pylitt Replaces Jill Chasson as Chair of USA Swimming National Board of Review

USA Swimming has appointed Buddy Pylitt as the new Chair of the ever-important National Board of Review.


2014 DIII NCAA Championship Time Standards Released

The Emory Women’s team took home their 4th consecutive title at the 2012-2013 DIII NCAA Championships. Could we be seeing a “five-peat” in 2014? (Photo credit: JannaSchulze/


Brits Win First Two Golds; Skagius Breaks Swedish Record on Day 3 at Euro Jrs

The UK team got in on the gold-medal fun in a big way on Friday, taking two victories and five medals overall in Poznan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/


Sean Ryan Wins 1500 freestyle, Breaks 15 min Barrier at WUG

Sean Ryan of the United States has been biding his time through Open Water Nationals and the World Championship Trials, but unleashed at the World University Games. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


The Training and Development of Alicia Coutts

Alicia Coutts was Australian the darling of the Olympics in London winning five medals; gold in the 4 x 100 freestyle relay, silver in the 200 IM, 4 x 100 medley relay and 4 x 200 freestyle relay and bronze in the 100 butterfly (photo credit Swimming Australia / Delly Carr)


Margalis; Peacock Take Top Seeds in Prelims on Day 3 of World University Games

Georgia’s Melanie Margalis used a great back-half on her 200 IM to pull away for the top seed on Friday morning in Kazan. (File Photo: Tim Binning/


Lessons From Legends: The Rubber Duck

Only a few days remain before the swimming competition at the 2013 World Aquatic Championships in Barcelona, where several critical post Olympic year questions will be answered…

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Sprint Star James Magnussen Lands Arena Sponsorship

“I am very excited and honoured to be working with Arena in the future of my swimming career,” said Magnussen. “The company and the people are highly respected all over the swimming world and so to be joining the International Elite team is something that means a lot to me.”


Breeja Larson, Worlds Preview Swimming Photo Vault

Can you stretch like Breeja Larson? (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Nathan Adrian Through the Lens of Eve and Candace

Eve and Candace are the world’s #1 swim vloggers on all things swim-fan related. They report lifestyle swim news from many of the major U.S. competitions. The video above was produced from the 2013 U.S. World Championship Trials in Indy. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


Virginia To Hire Sammy Busch, The Brother Of Head Coach, Augie Busch, As Assistant Coach

Sources close to the Busch family tell us that Sammy Busch will be the new assistant coach at the university of Virginia, under the direction of his brother and head coach, Augie Busch. (Photo of junior Alison Haulsee Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)


Top Recruiting Classes of 2013: Men’s #12 – #9

Minnesota got a big Colorado double-dip with Hatanaka (above) and Daryl Turner as they came in with the 12th-ranked class in 2013 (Photo: Tim Binning/


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