Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Coach Sergio Lopez Reflects on Joseph Schooling’s 2016 Homecoming Parade

Olympic coach Sergio Lopez reflected on the impact of Joseph Schooling’s 100 fly win at the 2016 Olympics, earning Singapore’s first gold.

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Caeleb Dressel Stroke Dissect: 4 x 100 Freestyle Relay, 2016 Rio Olympics

Caeleb Dressel returns to his stroke dissect series, this time analyzing his 100 LCM freestyle lead-off leg from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Open Water Olympic Medalist Marc-Antoine Olivier Looking Ahead to Tokyo

Arena Elite Athlete Marc-Antoine Olivier has been France’s top open water swimmer since winning bronze the 10km in Rio. Now he’s looking towards Tokyo 2021.

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NBC’s Streaming Platform Peacock to Launch July 15 with Ryan Lochte Documentary

NBC’s new streaming platform Peacock is set to launch on Wednesday, July 15 with Ryan Lochte’s new documentary “In Deep with Ryan Lochte.”

2016 Olympian Cody Miller and Wife Ali Announce Pregnancy

2016 Olympic gold medalist Cody Miller and his wife Ali announced that they are expecting their first child together in a video posted on Miller’s YouTube.

Olympic Diver Steele Johnson Featured on ABC Show “To Tell the Truth”

Team USA Olympic diver and silver medalist Steele Johnson was featured on a recent episode of the ABC show “To Tell the Truth”.

Epic Swim: Simone Manuel and Penny Oleksiak Tie for 100 Free Olympic Glory

It certainly didn’t seem like it would be Simone Manuel or Penny Oleksiak‘s moment in the limelight. About five weeks before…

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When to Watch Swimming on NBC Sports’ Olympic Games Week

The 2-week chunk of retro-Olympic programming will include 2 shows dedicated entirely to 23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps.

Epic Swims: How Maya DiRado Defeated Katinka Hosszu at the 2016 Olympics

American Maya DiRado touched out Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu in the 200 back at the Rio Olympics by 0.06 seconds. Read on how DiRado caught Hosszu here.

Judge Orders Closure of Rio Olympic Park Due To Safety Concerns

A Judge has ordered the closure of the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, including the aquatics complex which hosted the world’s elite swimmers in 2016.

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.

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.

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.

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.