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Hall of Fame Swimming Coach Dick Jochums Dies at 81

Dick Jochums, a long-time swimming coach whose athletes frequented major U.S. international teams for nearly four decades, died Friday at 81 years old. 


Foothill High School Swimming and Water Polo Coach Jim Brumm To Retire

Jim Brumm, the longtime water polo and swimming coach at Foothill High School, announced that he will retire post swim season this spring.

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Bruce Furniss Inducted Into CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame

Furniss, a two-time Olympic gold medal swimmer, 10-time world record holder and six-time NCAA champion, helped USC win national titles in 1976 and 1977.

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Bruce Furniss Expected To Make Full Recovery After Heart Attack

The two-time Olympic gold medalist has “shattered” recovery targets thus far and is expected to return 100% to baseline, both cardiac and neurologically.


Bruce Furniss Cleared to Leave Hospital 11 Days after a Major Heart Attack

After a return to the ICU on Tuesday, Olympic gold medalist Bruce Furniss (left) was cleared to leave the hospital on Thursday.


Olympic Gold Medalist Bruce Furniss Sent to ICU after Surgery Complications

62-year old Bruce Furniss, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, has gone back to the ICU after several days of improvements in his health following a heart attack.


Olympic Gold Medalist Bruce Furniss Awake, Communicating After Heart Attack

Furniss, a 10-time world record breaker, was put into a medically induced coma after suffering a major heart attack at 2 a.m. last Sunday.


Olympic Gold Medalist Bruce Furniss Hopsitalized After “Major Heart Attack”

Bruce Furniss (left) and his older brother Steve in 1976. Bruce was put in a medically-induced coma Sunday after suffering a major heart attack.


Furniss Brothers, Dick Jochums to be Inducted in Aquatic Capital of America HOF

Olympic swimmers Bruce and Steve Furniss and Long Beach Swim Club Coach, Dick Jochums, will be inducted into the 2019 Aquatic Capital of America Hall of Fame.

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40th Anniversary Special: Relive the 1979 Men’s NCAA DI Championships

The upcoming 2019 Men’s Division I NCAA Championships, taking place in Austin this week, mark the 40th anniversary of one…


“The Last Gold” Premieres at LA Film Festival to Rave Audience Reviews

“The Last Gold: The greatest untold story in Olympic swimming history,” which recounts the struggle the U.S. women’s swim team had against the doped East Germans at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montréal, opened on Monday at the Los Angeles Film Festival.


All-American Sam Tierney training with USC for summer, will return to Mizzou’s new pro group

Missouri All-American breaststroker Sam Tierney is spending the summer training with the loaded professional group at USC, but will return to Mizzou in the fall to help start a postgrad group at his alma mater.

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Legendary USC, U.S. Olympic swim coach Peter Daland passes away at age 93

Peter Daland, the longtime coach of the USC Trojans and two-time Olympic coach for USA Swimming, has passed away at the age of 93 due to Alzheimer’s disease, according to the University.


Lessons From Legends: Coach Ray Bussard, An Independent Mind

Is your approach to competitive swimming as a coach, athlete or parent out of the mainstream? Do you think differently…outside the box? Then consider your perspective to what Coach Ray Bussard injected into the sport during his relatively short, 21-year coaching career.