Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Watching Swimming: What Makes a Race Good?

Last Friday, SwimSwam published our Swammy Awards Top 10 Swims of the Year. The number one race was the men’s medley relay at the Asian Games.

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Rivolta Explains Abrupt Mid-Race Exit

Italy’s Matteo Rivolta briefly addressed his abrupt exit from the pool immediately after the start of the 100 fly race during the Day 2 prelims of the 2018 Short Course World Championships.

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Russia’s Efimova Looking Not Just To Tokyo, But Paris 2024

Russia’s Yulia Efimova is currently ranked #1 in the world in the 100m and 200m breaststroke events, which are races in which she still may be partaking well past Tokyo 2020.

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Asian Games’ Arrival: Re-Live Schooling’s Rio Olympic Gold

Remember when Joseph Schooling rocked the world with his 100m fly gold in Rio? He’ll try to reproduce a similar monster swim in Jakarta next week competing in the Asian Games.

FINA Favors Morning Finals At 2020 Olympic Games

The 2020 Olympic Games may see swimming finals take place in the morning, giving American broadcasters the primetime broadcasting advantage.

Who Will (Most Likely) Not Be Competing At the 2020 Tokyo Games

American Maya DiRado announced even before the Rio Olympic Games that her performances there would indeed be her last.

IOC and IAAF Official Suspended over Rio 2016 Bribery Accusations

IOC member Frankie Fredericks has been placed under formal investigation by French prosecutors for receiving payments to allegedly sway his vote in favor of sending the 2016 Olympic Games to Rio.

More Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Brazil Olympic Committee Still Suspended But NOC Rights Returned

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has voted to lift one small part of the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB)’s suspension, allowing it to participate in several important organizational meetings this week.

Brazilian Court Rules to Reopen Ryan Lochte’s Case

An appellate court has ruled in favor of continuing the criminal case against Ryan Lochte. 

Deodoro Whitewater Stadium First Rio 2016 Venue Opened For Legacy

One Olympic venue from the 2016 Rio Games has since been used by Brazilians according to the original bid’s legacy plans.

USA Swimming vs USA Gymnastics in Celebrity Family Feud

Check out which swim stars are representing team USA Swimming on Celebrity Family Feud

The Olympics Find Stability in Tokyo, Paris, and L.A.

7 reasons the Olympics will find greater stability in the upcoming Games

Anton Chupkov: “I need to become an Olympic Champion”

2017 FINA World Championships gold medalist and Russian record holder Anton Chupkov said that he is working towards a gold…

2016 Olympic Games Host Rio Fails To Deliver On ‘Seeds Of Hope’

Going on a year now removed from the Olympic Games, another potential legacy has been lost, as the ‘Seeds of Hope’ initiative has fallen by the wayside.

IOC Refuses to Assist Rio With Additional $35-40 Million Olympic Debt

Last summer’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil were expensive. Like, 13.1-billion-dollars-expensive. The IOC, however, claims to have contributed $1.53 billion to the Rio Games already, and has “closed all its obligations with the organizing committee.”

Feeling ‘Lost’ After Rio Gold, Singapore’s Schooling Says, “I’m Back”

“I kind of lost myself,” says Singaporean swimming hero Joseph Schooling of his time after winning Olympic gold.

‘6-7%’ Of Rio Medals Falling Apart

Some of the Rio 2016 Olympic medals have begun falling apart.

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