Press Releases

Bjorn Seeliger Qualifying For Tokyo 8 Days After His Father’s Death

Seeliger will race the men’s 50 freestyle individually in Tokyo, having smashed the FINA A cut with a 21.71 at Settecolli 2021.


IOC Rule 50.2 Allows Athletes To Protest On Field Of Play Prior To Competition

The update to Rule 50 gives athletes the ability to express their views prior to competition during athlete/team introductions.


China Announces 30-Strong Roster For Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Among those headlining the Chinese Olympic swim team will be Olympic medalists Wang Shun and Xu Jiayu, along with Wang Jiajiahe and Zhang Yufei.


International Swimming League Releases 2021 Regular Season Schedule

The International Swimming League has released the matchups for the first 10 matches of ISL Season 3 which will take place in Naples, Italy.


Murphy, Dressel, Schmitt & Manuel Named 2020 USA Olympic Swimming Captains

Allison Schmitt will serve as a U.S. team captain for the second Olympics in a row, while Ryan Murphy, Caeleb Dressel and Simone Manuel will be first-timers.


Jarod Arroyo And Miriam Sheehan Selected To Represent Puerto Rico At Tokyo 2020

Arroyo will race the men’s 200 and 400 IM for Puerto Rico while Sheehan will swim the women’s 100 freestyle at the Tokyo Games.


Paralympians Evan Austin and Leanne Smith Nominated for ESPY Awards

Paralympic swimmers Evan Austin and Leanne Smith have been nominated for the 2021 ESPY Awards in the “Best Athlete with a Disability” category.

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FINA Invalidates Times Posted at Uzbekistan Open Following Controversy

FINA has reportedly invalidated the times posted at the Uzbekistan Open Swimming Championship, following allegations that the times were altered.


Alfonso Mestre, Jarod Arroyo Down National Records Early On At CCCAN Champs

Jarod Arroyo (pictured) lowered his Puerto Rican National Record in the men’s 200 IM in a time of 2:00.61 at the CCCAN Championships in San Juan.

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Long, Meyers Headline US Roster for the 2021 Paralympic Games

The USOPC has announced the thirty four swimmers who will be representing the United States at the 2021 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.


Demone Tissira Announced As New Head Coach Of Simon Fraser University

Tissira will take over as head coach of the Simon Fraser University men’s and women’s swim teams; Canada’s only 2 NCAA swim teams.

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Blume, Ottesen, and Norgaard Headline 2021 Danish Olympic Roster

Pernille Blume will lead the Danish contingent into the Tokyo 2020 Games as defending champion in the women’s 50 freestyle.


US Olympic Trials Wave II, Day 2: Walsh, Albiero Scratch 100 Back Semi-Finals

Alex Walsh and Nicolas Albiero scratched from the semi-finals of the 100 back on night 2 of Olympic Trials. Ashley Twitchell also scratched the 400 free.


Federica Pellegrini Announces She Will Compete In, Retire After ISL Season 3

As one of the world’s most decorated swimmers, Federica Pellegrini has announced that she will be retiring after the 2021 ISL season.


WATCH: Trials Is First Tapered Meet in 2 Years for Ledecky and Manuel

Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel speak in a press conference ahead of Wave II of the Olympic Trials. They are hoping to make another Olympic appearance.