Alexander Popov

A Look At The Stats From Budapest World Championships

Now that the World Championships in Budapest have come to a close, let’s take a look back at the numbers and see what’s interesting.

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Happy Olympic Day: Check Out The 20 Most-Decorated Olympic Swimmers Ever

June 23 marks Olympic Day, a holiday dedicated to the Olympic movement and its three pillars: move, learn and discover. To celebrate, we’re giving swim fans a chance to move (their mouse to scroll lower down this page), learn (about the most-decorated Olympic swimmers of all-time) and discover (some swimming legends they may not have previously known).

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7 Things You Should Know About Alexander Popov

One of the all-time greats, Alex Popov of Russia dominated the sprint freestyle events in the 1990’s. Here are 7 things you might not have known about the Sprint Tsar.

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Euro Recap: Manaudou Set to Join Popov and Hall Jr as a Repeat Champ

After qualifying for the 50 freestyle final with the fastest time in the semis Frenchman Florent Manaudou is aiming to repeat as the Olympic gold medalist in the event…

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Day 5 Finals Preview: Americans, Aussies Collide In Men’s 100 Free

Kyle Chalmers will look to pull off a big upset in the men’s 100 free tonight.

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Watch: Rio 2016 – Emotions (Video)

Watch Rio 2016’s video “Emotions”.

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50 Days Out From Rio: A Look At The History of the Men’s Olympic 50 Free

Today marks 50 days from the start of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. So to commemorate, we’re looking back at every men’s medalist in the 50 freestyle throughout Olympic history.

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Dutch Men Win First European Relay Title Since 1999

Sebastiaan Verschuren anchored the Dutch 800 free relay to their first European relay title in 17 years.

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2016 Russian Championships: Day 6 Live Recap

Look here for a live recap of today’s action at the Russian Olympic Trials.

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Manaudou’s Ultimate Dream Is To Win Both 50 & 100 Sprint Golds

The man that is Florent Manadou will be competing at the upcoming World Military Games, with his eye on winning both the 50m and 100m freestyles in Rio.

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Popov Teases, “Cielo Who?” On Brazilian’s Departure From Kazan

Brazil’s Cesar Cielo pulled out of the 2015 FINA World Championships due to a shoulder injury, leading to questions about other recent dynamics of Cielo and the Brazilian team.

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Sprint Legend Alexander Popov Set to Swim at Masters Worlds

Masters swimmers will share the pool with Russian sprint legend Alexander Popov, who is slated to swim at the 2015 Masters World Championships.

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Morozov and Efimova Russian Swimming’s Sportsman And Woman Of The Year

The Russians have had a very good year in the pool, which included eight podium finishes at the 2013 World…

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Revenge of the Nerds, Part 2: All-Time Men’s Olympic Medal Winners

It’s no secret that Michael Phelps sits atop the Olympic medal heap – but by how much? And just how strong is the American men’s legacy?

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Nerding Out: All-Time Leaders in World Championship Medal Counts

If Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte were their own country at World Championships, they’d sit in 6th place in the total gold medal count for all sports, both men and women.

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