Stephen Calkins

2024 Canadian Open: Day 2 Prelims Recap

Summer McIntosh will race both the 100 free and 100 breast on Day 2 of the Canadian Swimming Open in Toronto.


2024 Canadian Open Psychs: Summer McIntosh takes on All Four 100s Plus 200 FR/IM And 50 FR

The 2024 Canadian Open psych sheets are live, featuring Summer McIntosh in her usual 200 free/IM, but is also set to hit up all four 100s and the 50 free.


Toronto Sweeps U SPORTS Titles as Branton, Dongfang Take Down Meet Records

The Toronto women rallied from a 108.5-point deficit behind UBC on the final day of the U SPORTS Championships to claim their third national crown in a row.


Toronto Men Take the Lead Over 6-Time Defending Champions UBC at Canadian Collegiate Champs

Toronto freshman Bill Dongfang won two events as the Varsity Blues hold a substantial lead over the 6-time defending champions from UBC after day 1.


2024 U SPORTS Preview: Toronto Women, UBC Men Aim To Continue Title Run

Toronto’s Nina Mollin will be one of the key swimmers for the Varsity Blue women as they vie to make it three national titles in a row.


Ella Jansen Earns 3 Wins, Breaststrokers Enjoy Thrilling Battles at 2024 Toronto Grand Prix

Ella Jansen won the 100 free, 200 free, and 100 fly last weekend in what figures to be her final tune-up before next month’s World Championships.

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UBC Women, Calgary Men Hold #1 U SPORTS Rankings Heading Into 2024

The UBC women rank #1 on the heels of their Canada West Championship title last month in Calgary, with defending U SPORTS champion Toronto sitting 2nd.


15-Year-Old Laon Kim Fires Off 3:55.72 400 Free At UCSC November Invitational (SCM)

Although shy of his best times, Kim’s times of 2:02.08 in the 200 IM and 3:55.72 in the 400 free moved him up the historical 15-year-old rankings in Canada.


UBC Women, Calgary Men Defend Canada West Titles

Calgary’s Stephen Calkins (pictured) won three individual events and added a pair of relay titles at the 2023 Canada West Championships.


Emma O’Croinin, Alexanne Lepage Deliver Dominant Performances At Odlum Brown Colleges Cup

UBC’s O’Croinin swept the women’s 50, 100, 200 and 400 free while also leading the Thunderbirds to two new Provincial relay records.

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U SPORTS Early Season Check In: UBC Women, McGill Men Hold Top Rankings

McGill’s Hazem Issa has helped propel the team to the top ranking on the men’s side through the first two months of the U SPORTS season.


Laon Kim Blasts 50.39 100 Free To Become Fastest 15-Year-Old In Canadian History

Kim took off more than six-tenths from his previous best time of 51.05, which stands as the Canadian NAG record in the 13-14 age group.


2023 Canadian Champs: Madison Kryger Moves To #2 In 13-14 Age Group With 1:02.06 100 BK

The 14-year-old Kryger dipped under her personal best set in early July to leapfrog Jade Hannah for #2 all-time in the 13-14 age group behind Taylor Ruck.


2023 Mel Zajac Jr. International Meet: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Canadian star Josh Liendo headlined the list of competitors during prelims on Sunday morning, taking the top seed in the 100-meter freestyle with a 49.85.


2023 Mel Zajac Jr. International Meet: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

20-year-old Canadian Josh Liendo took the top seed in both the 200 free (1:50.59) and 50 fly (24.15) during prelims on Friday morning in Vancouver.