Alexander Dale Oen

Adlington One of Four Mare Nostrum Record Breakers on Day 1 in Barcelona

Rebecca Adlington quieted her critics on day 1 of the 2012 Mare Nostrum Series with a scorching 800 free (Photo Courtesy: Kierra Smith)


Sprint News 6/1/12: Iceland Accepts Olympic Invite; Adrian Scratches Finals

Nathan Adrian dropped a bomb in prelims of the GP, but won’t swim finals. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Norwegians Honor Oen With Two Titles on Day 5

“Much like Dale Oen lifted his country from tragedy at last year’s World Championships, we heard echoed from his former teammates that they would do the same – band together and lift each other up now that he is gone.” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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17 year old Gregorio Paltrinieri going the distance at Euro Champs

Garrett recaps day 3 from Debrecen, plus some college swimming news and more love for swimming on NBC.

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Alexander Dale Oen Honored on His Birthday

There was a bit of an understandable pall cast across the Debrecen Swimming Pool Complex on the first day of…

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European Championship Start Lists Posted

Katinka Hosszu is one of the few swimmers entered in a full schedule at this week’s European Championships.

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Alexander Dale Oen, reflections from his fellow countrymen…

Many of us ask the question, why? How could life take such a hero…a man who decided to lift his…

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Sad Stretch for Swimming

With the deaths of Alexander Dale Oen and Ron Ballatore coming just 4 days apart, it’s been a rough week for swim fans.

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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 Shortlists Swimmer of the Year Candidates

LEN, or the Ligue Europeenne de Natation, has shortlisted the top contenders for European Swimmer of the Year award that…

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A History of Cheating in the Men’s Breaststrokes

For those of you who haven’t seen the video yet, click here to watch Universal Sports’ replay of the men’s…


5 Things To Watch on Day 3 at World Championships

Day 3 will feature a very-light prelims session, with only four races being contested: the men’s 50 breaststroke, men’s 200…

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World Champs Day 2 Race of the Day: Alexander Dale Oen's 100 Breaststroke

There were two strong candidates for race of the day on the 2nd day of competition at the Shanghai Oriental…


Shanghai 2011: Men's Breaststroke, Butterfly, and Relay Predictions

In the first part of the men’s meet, we picked Ryan Lochte to have a huge meet, and sweep gold…