Sprint News 5/17/12: Aussie Olympian Retires; Ous in Open Water; Two Coaches Banned

…FINA has begun posting the confirmed entries for their Olympic Qualifying Open Water 10km swim that will take place in Setubal,…

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Germany Sending 35 to Debrecen for Euros

Hendrik Feldwehr is on the roster to get a final shot at Olympic qualification.

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Stanford’s Skip Kenney Retiring

Skip Kenney stepped down after 33 years and 31-straight Pac-12 Championships. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Michigan’s 27-Year Head Coach Jim Richardson Retiring

May 16th, 2012 was zero-hour for college coaching changes. Today, we found out that Roric Fink was headed to Texas, that…


Confidence & Belief in Yourself

“Dear Katrina, I feel like my coach doesn’t believe in me. I have lost confidence since he believes I am not training as well as I used to. I am trying, but can’t seem to hold the same times consistently in practice. I don’t even know if it physical or mental at this point.”

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Tennessee Hires Army’s Lundgaard as Assistant

Matt Kredich has begun to round out his new staff at Tennessee. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Roric Fink is the new assistant at Texas

There were two big coaching announcements in Austin today. Fink on his way in as Doug Rusk is on his way out…


Open Water Swimming Breathing & Sighting Tips

Thanks to contributor Mike Lewis for producing this report. Mike has nearly three decades of open water swimming experience as…

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USA Today Releases Athletics Department Profitability Figures

The USA Today has released the 2012 edition of their annual study of the finances of the Athletics Departments at…


Doug Rusk Transitioning Out at Longhorn Aquatics

Another major program is looking for a new head coach. (Photo of Kathleen Hersey Courtesy: ©TIm Binning/


Argentine National Record Holder Hit With Doping Suspension

Rodriguez is crying foul after being handed a 15 month suspension

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Brazil Announces Final 18 for Olympics

Felipe Silva didn’t break any of the promised World Records at Maria Lenk; But will get another shot in London.


Mel, Don’t Forget About Missy’s Vogue Shot!

Missy a butterflier? Nahh. (Photo Courtesy: Vogue Magazine)


USADA Launches “Supplement 411” Website

The next step in the development of a successful drug program, the USADA has launched


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