Laure Manaudou

McGill Goes World’s #2 100 Fly Time; Bousquet Misses Olympic Team on Day 7 in France

Tyler McGill brought big American interest to the French Olympic Trials, while an era may have ended in French sprinting. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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French Trials Day 6: Stasiulis Breaks National 200 Back Record

Explanation of French Olympic Qualifying: Swimmers must ultimately pass under the FINA A-time in finals to earn an individual swim…


Muffat Goes Textile Best in 400 Free

France’s Cammile Muffat asks James Magnussen if he likes apples with her blazing 400 free.

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In Briefs: Laure Manaudou and Fred Bousquet to Swim Maria Lenk 2012 in April

Brazil’s Maria Lenk Trophy is one of the biggest, and best, team swimming events in the world. Unlike American National…


2011 Mid-Term Swimming Comeback Report Card

As 2011 comes to an end, and we can almost begin talking about “this year’s” Olympics rather than “next year’s”, it’s…


Federica Pellegrini Again Searching For a New Coach

Italian superstar Federica Pellegrini, who won two gold medals in the 200 and 400 freestyles at the Shanghai World Championships,…


Race of the Day: James Magnussen/Australian 400 Free Relay; [Link to Video]

With only four finals on the first evening session, it might seem like there was a derth of candidates for…


Manaudou Scratches 100 Free, Posts Top-20 Time in 200 Back On Last Day of Athens Sectional

In the last session of the Athens Sectional meet, Laure Manaudou was apparently satisfied with her 56.51 from prelims in…

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Athens Sectional: Ohio State's Tim Phillips Moves Into Top 20 in TYR World Rankings in 100 Fly

Day three (of four) at the Athens Sectional didn’t see any Laure Manaudou vs. Megan Romano showdowns, like the three…

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In Briefs: More Swift Times for Manaudou in Georgia; 100 Back, 200 Free

In Prelims at the 2011 Speedo Southern Zone East Sectional Speedo Chamionship Series Meet on the University of Georgia campus (AKA Athens Sectional),…

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Manaudou Takes 2nd in 50 Free Final at Athens Sectional

On night two at the Southern Zone Eastern Sectional Championship Meet in Athens, Georgia (also known as simply the Athens…


In Briefs: Manaudou Makes Blistering Return at Georgia Sectionals Meet

France’s Laure Manaudou, the three-time World Champion, is competing in her first significant action since announcing her return from retirement…


Off the Deep End: Love Is In the Air; and In the Water, too!

It takes a special type of person to love a swimmer. You have to be an early riser, accept that…


In Briefs: Bousquet Relents, Will Swim for France in Shanghai

After some nasty teeth-gnashing from French star Fred Bousquet and the Fédération Française de Natation, a somewhat peaceable resolution has…

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Florida's Davie Nadadores to Assemble Elite Camp of French, American Swimmers

Yesterday, we reported our excitement about Russian swimmer Danila Izotov heading to Nice, France to train with French-swimming golden boy…

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