Yannick Agnel

2015 French SC Nationals in Angers: Stravius, Joly Break Meet Records on Day 3

After a no-show in the men’s 100 freestyle yesterday, Florent Manaudou made the championship final of the men’s 50 breaststroke on Day 3 of the 2015 French national short course championships in Angers.

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Manaudou Scratches 100 Free: “I’m Clearly Not Ready For This Meet”

“I’m clearly not ready for this meet. I will decide after Amsterdam if I am really going to go after the 100 [at French Olympic trials] in Montpellier.”

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2015 FINA World Cup Dubai In Pictures

Take a tour through our visual highlight reel of the 2015 World Cup in Dubai, courtesy of SwimSwamDE reporter, Daniela Kapser.

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2015 FINA World Cup Dubai: Prelims Day Two

Jamaican Alia Atkinson posted the world’s top time in the 50 breaststroke during the prelims in Dubai…

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Olympic Experience: Does It Really Matter?

DeSantis and the Viking take a look at the stats to determine how much past Olympic experience should weigh in toward national selection criteria.

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2015 FINA World Cup Dubai: Day 1 Prelims Recap

Britain’s Adam Peaty leads the charge in the men’s 50m breaststroke in Dubai.

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2015 FINA World Cup Doha: Finals Live Recap

The first evening of the 2015 FINA World Cup Series in Doha is once again jam packed with stars…

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2015 FINA World Cup Doha Prelims Recap: Yannick Agnel Makes His Return

France’s Yannick Agnel indeed made his return to the pool this morning, making the men’s 100m freestyle final in Doha.

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Doha World Cup Preview: The Possible Return Of Yannick Agnel

Yannick Agnel appears on the World Cup Doha start lists, potentially marking his return to competition since pulling out of the World Championships due to illness.

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What Makes A 2016 Olympic Champion? (Updated 2015 Formula Version)

A year has passed since Swimnex released its mathematical predictions for the 2016 Olympics, and the Swimnex creators have tweaked their formula to come up with an updated set of predictions with less than a year to go before the Rio Games.

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Sun Yang ‘Back In Form’ After 2 Years of Scandal

Sun Yang’s coach says the distance swimmer is back at 90%-95% of his peak form, with four medals on the line in Kazan.

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China’s Sun Yang Confirms Quad-Event World Championships Program

Olympic champion-turned doping offender, Sun Yang from China, has confirmed his event schedule for the 2015 FINA World Championships in…

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The Swim-Avengers – Earth’s Mightiest Swimmers

First we saw 10 Olympians as some of the greatest Superheroes of all time, and if you thought that was all you were going to get, think again. Check out the Avengers of Planet Swim…

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Japan’s Hagino Confirms He Is Pulling Out of Worlds Due to Broken Elbow

Japan’s powerhouse Kosuke Hagino officially pulls out of Worlds; Kazan Curse continues.

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Japan’s Kosuke Hagino Latest Victim of Kazan Curse; Questionable for World Championships

Japanese swimming sensation, Kosuke Hagino, is the latest athlete to put his Worlds’ competition status in doubt.

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