Steen Steps Down from Kenyon Dynasty

A pair of legends from Division III programs have announced their retirement (from coaching duties at least) this week. One is Jim…

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You’re Only as Good as Your Next Race

Brent Hayden has high hopes for medals in London. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning,

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Ron Ballatore Memorial Services Announced

This has been a sad, sad week for swimming. We lost Ron “Stix” Ballatore, who coached a National Championship team…

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Florida Gulf Coast Continues Recruiting Haul

The Eagles already have 10 in a class, from all over the globe.


4×100 Free Relay, London Olympic Preview

The men’s 4×100 freestyle relay may be the most competitive race at the London Olympic Games.


USC Gets $8 Million Gift For New Swim Center; Name Revealed

The renovated stadium will be named for a former swimmer and coach at USC.

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Kvale First Dale Oen Teammatemate to Speak Out

“As Alexander showed us…last year, we are stronger when we stand together.”

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World Champ Alexander Dale Oen Dies at 26

Cardiac arrest steals away one of the great ones.


LEN Makes Mixed Relays Official for European Championships

Soon enough, the European men and women will share more than a team flight. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Sprint News 4/30/12: Another 40-Year Old on the Verge; Gary Hall Jr. to Hall of Fame

…Dara Torres, Steve West, and Janet Evans may be soon joined by another Olympic Trials qualifier 40-and-over: Erica Braun out of…


Maria Lenk Wrap-Up and Second Chances for Dopers

Garrett wraps up the Maria Lenk Trophy Meet and talks about the Court of Arbitration of Sport’s decision to give dopers a second chance in Britain.

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CAS Releases Official Statement on BOA Case

The CAS has ruled in favor of WADA on Olympic bans for doping suspensions.

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Sweden Fires National Team Coach

The Swedes also announced their European Championships roster. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Sprint News 4/29/12: CAS Rules on Brits; Brazil Fails in 800 FR

The CAS’ latest ruling is causing a stir in the Olympic sporting community.

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2012 Fran Crippen Mile, Video Recap

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