Rachel Nicol

2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Sprint star Chantal van Landeghem will finally hit the water at these trials in the women’s 100 free heats.


Six Athletes Earn Olympic Nomination On Night 3 Of Canadian Trials

After barely missing out on earning a spot on the Olympic team early in the meet, both Katerine Savard and Kennedy Goss made the criteria to gain Olympic nomination for the Rio Games this summer.

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2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

15 year-old Taylor Ruck will look to make the Olympic team tonight in the 200 free as she comes in as the top seed from the prelims.


2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Canadian record holder Ryan Cochrane will compete in the men’s 400m free on day 3 at the Canadian Olympic Trials.


2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Smith And McCabe Set Up For Breaststroke

The Canadian women’s team is looking to be well rounded with the potential to send a swimmer into the Olympic final in almost every stroke discipline. While women’s backstroke has the most depth in Canadian swimming, women’s breaststroke isn’t far behind. With plenty of top competitors like Rachel Nicol, Kierra Smith, and Martha McCabe, Canada has the potential to send a very solid breaststroke group to Rio.

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Bagshaw Collects More Gold While Smith Continues Record Breaking Pace

Jeremy Bagshaw of Island Swimming picked up his third gold at the 2016 Speedo Western Canadian Open…

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Smith Collects Two More Wins at Western Canadian Open

15 year old Rebecca Smith from Red Deer won the women’s 15 & under 50 backstroke and 100 freestyle on the second night of competition in Winnipeg…

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2016 Speedo Western Canadian Open Preview

Six athletes who competed for Canada at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan will be competing at the Speedo Western Canadian Open…


Arena Pro Series Swim at Austin: Day 3 Prelims Recap

Final day of the Arena Pro Series Swim at Austin, prelims recap.


2015 Winter Nationals: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Follow along for live updates from the second day of the 2015 AT&T US Winter National Championships in Federal Way, Washington.


SMU Women to Open 2015-16 Season At UNT Relays

Coming off a championship finish at the 2015 American Athletic Conference Championship, the Mustangs return a pair of All-America selections in Tara-Lynn Nicholas and Marne Erasmus.

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Overholt Bags Two More Gold on the Final Night of the Mel Zajac Jr International

Emily Overholt added two more gold to her collection on the final night of the Mel Zajac Jr International being held at the University of British Columbia…

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Nicol Comes Away With an Impressive Win at the Mel Zajac Jr International

Rachel Nicol was one of five members of the Canadian Pan American Games team to take home gold on the first night of the Mel Zajac Jr. International…

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Psych Sheets Released For The Mel Zejac International – Kevin Cordes And Noemie Thomas Set Up For Sweeps

Cordes is entered in the three breaststroke events and is the top seed in all of them. He’s favoured to win at the meet, and will have the chance to down some of the meet records. All three breaststroke records are held by Canadian Olympian Scott Dickens.


The Most Canadian Interview – Rachel Nicol Quotes Wayne Gretzky At Canadian Trials

Rachel Nicol of the Lethbridge Aquatic Club took the event in a time of 1:08.15 which beats her lifetime best of 1:08.79, but is off the top 16 standard of 1:07.97.

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