London Olympic Games

Dolphins Swim Club membership and privileges removed by Swim Ontario

In an announced released by Swim Ontario on May 31st “The Dolphins Swim Club of Oakville (DSC) membership within Swim…


Missy Franklin Joins Cast of Film The Current to Help the Disabled

Bimini will be the backdrop for several days of on-the-water filming for Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin, who will join…

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Greatest Olympian Michael Phelps Meets Young Swimmers in Rio de Janeiro Favela

Michael Phelps and Chad le Clos in Rio de Janeiro (via @chadleclos)


Bill Smith, Olympic Gold Medalist in Swimming, Passes Away

Via The International Swimming Hall of Fame Bill Smith, the 1948 London Olympic Games gold medalist in the 400-meter freestyle…


Young South African Team Ready for BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series

Swimming South Africa is hoping that the team they are sending to compete in the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series…

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Kiwis Vie for Open water World Championship Spots at Lake Taupo Race

Radford sprinting into the finish at the 2010 Tiburon Mile. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography @mike2swim

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Alicia Coutts returns to the pool

Alicia Coutts will competing in her first long course event since winning five Olympic medals in London. The 2012 EnergyAustralia Swimmer…

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Dear Katrina: Should I retire or keep swimming?

Dear Katrina, Should I retire or keep swimming? This is a big question that many athletes come to, at some…

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Certainty Of Outcome, Lessons from Legends

“Swimmers and their coaches long for reaching a level of precise preparation that reduces chance and, as much as humanly possible, guarantees success.” (Photo credit: Anne R. Warner)


USA Takes Down Cinderellas from Spain in Women’s WP Gold Medal Match

Betsey Armstrong held Spain to two goals in the first three quarters as the Americans rolled to gold. (Photo Courtesy: London 2012)


Cameroon Swimmer Missing After Olympic Swim

Cameroon’s Paul Edingue, one of two swimmers at the Olympics, has vanished from the village.

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Van der Burgh Admits to Breaking Rules; “Everybody’s Doing It”

The new World Record holder calls for underwater judging., says he had no choice but to break rules.


As an American Streak Ends, “Textile-Bests” Still in Play

Last summer, I asked the question after Sun Yang and Ryan Lochte broke World Records at the World Championships of:…


Sun Yang Crushes World Record on Final Day of Olympics (RECAP)

Sun Yang hammered the World Record in the men’s 1500 free (Photo Courtesy: US Presswire)


Schmitt to Anchor American 400 Medley Relay

The Americans have chosen Allison Schmitt to anchor their finals medley relay. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/