Press Releases

Cal Confirms Marsh to Step in as Interim Coach for Kreitler’s Paternity Leave

David Marsh will join the Cal men’s coaching staff as Interim Assistant Coach while Chase Kreitler takes paternity leave.


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USA Swimming Releases Statement on Transgender Athlete Inclusion

USA Swimming has announced that the organization has been working with FINA to create sport-specific eligibility guidelines.


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After Settling Lawsuit, San Jose State Extends Hopkins’s Contract

Last week, SJSU settled a retaliation suit with Hopkins. Today, the Director of Athletics announced Hopkins’ contract will be extended until 2026.

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North Carolina’s Bid for 2027 World University Games Starts Heating Up

The bidding process for the 2027 World University Games was updated, and a decision between North Carolina and South Korea could be made in October 2022.

FINA Extraordinary Congress Approves Reforms to Modernize the Federation

The FINA Extraordinary Congress approved a series of key reforms to improve the Federation’s operations and bring it into the 21st Century.

Technical Swimming Committee Chair Carol Zaleski awarded FINA Order

FINA Technical Swimming Committee chair Carol Zaleski was awarded the FINA Order in Abu Dhabi during the 2021 Short Course World Championships.

Olympic Silver Medalist Erica Sullivan Joins #TeamSpeedo Under New NIL Rules

Speedo has announced the signing of Olympic silver medalist Erica Sullivan, adding her to their growing roster of collegiate-sponsored athletes.

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USA Reaches 10 Medals At Short Course Worlds While Canada Leads With 3 Golds

Canada has won three golds and two silver medals thus far at the meet, while the USA has picked up 2 golds, 3 silvers, and 5 bronze medals.

FINIS Named Official National Sportswear Sponsor of FINA SC World Championships

California Swimming Company to Sponsor the 15th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) in Abu Dhabi, December 16-21st.

Competitor Brings A Swimmer’s Perspective To Equipping Pools

Kristen Linehan Omli has been the Director of Marketing for Competitor for eight years, bringing with her a long and highly-acclaimed career in swimming.

Texas Men, Virginia Women Hold Down Top Spots In CSCAA Division I Polls

The reigning NCAA women’s champions from UVA earned all fifteen first-place votes for 375 points to easily lead Texas (348) and NC State (345).

STA Launches STAnd Up for Swimming In Response To Swim Teacher Shortage In UK

The STA is pledging tens of thousands of charity funds in 2022 to train new swimming teachers around the UK, in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Competitor Extends Partnership With NCAA

Competitor Gold Medal lane lines have been used in NCAA Championship Meets for years, including the past four years as part of the original partnership.

Wilton Wahoo 12 & Under Boys Break Long-standing Team Relay Records

The Wilton Y Wahoo 12 & unders broke a pair of team relay records, including an 18-year-old mark in the 200 free relay.

Swimming Canada Announces Mary C. Lyne As New President

Lyne, who joined the board in 2018, had been serving as vice-president since June, when then-President Cheryl Gibson stepped down to join the FINA Bureau.