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Wellness in the water: Olympic gold medal swimmer Jason Lezak visits Peoria - Peoria Journal Star
16 Dec 2018

Wellness in the water: Olympic gold medal swimmer Jason Lezak visits Peoria  Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA — A golden opportunity swam its way to area youth swimmers on Sunday."Fast Freestyle with Jason Lezak," hosted by the Peoria Area Water Wizards ...


Cal, Stanford coaches will lead U.S. swim teams in 2020 Olympics - San Francisco Chronicle
03 Dec 2018

Cal, Stanford coaches will lead U.S. swim teams in 2020 Olympics  San Francisco Chronicle

The swimming coaches from Cal and Stanford again will join forces to take on the best the world has to offer. USA Swimming on Monday named Cal's David ...


Adam Peaty criticism leads to Fina promising to 'modernise' - BBC Sport
05 Dec 2018

Adam Peaty criticism leads to Fina promising to 'modernise'  BBC Sport

Swimming's international governing body says it will look to "improve and modernise" following criticism from Olympic champion Adam Peaty.


Artistic swimming awarded cash to boost Olympic Games dream - The Home of Swimming | Swimming.org
07 Dec 2018

Artistic swimming awarded cash to boost Olympic Games dream  The Home of Swimming | Swimming.org

Artistic swimming is to receive a cash boost from the government's £3m Aspiration fund to help athletes achieve their Olympic dream.


Kyle Chalmers to quit swimming, pursue AFL career after 2020 Olympics - PerthNow
08 Dec 2018

Kyle Chalmers to quit swimming, pursue AFL career after 2020 Olympics  PerthNow

Kyle Chalmers plans to quit swimming after the 2020 Olympics to pursue an AFL career. The Olympic gold medallist says playing AFL is his dream. "I would give ...


Five-time Olympic medalist Josh Davis talks about swimming career (Includes interview) - Digital Journal
29 Nov 2018

Five-time Olympic medalist Josh Davis talks about swimming career (Includes interview)  Digital Journal

Five-time Olympic medalist Josh Davis (winner of three gold medals at the 1996 Olympic Games, and two silver medals at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney) chatted ...


Eastern Hills High School’s Only Swimmer Has Sights Set on the Olympics - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
10 Dec 2018

Eastern Hills High School’s Only Swimmer Has Sights Set on the Olympics  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Layla Harris is on track to becoming one of the best high school swimmers in the state, as sole swimmer at Eastern Hills.


Olympic Channel Publishes Documentary on How the Dolphin Kick Changed Swimming Forever - Swimming World Magazine
13 Dec 2018

Olympic Channel Publishes Documentary on How the Dolphin Kick Changed Swimming Forever  Swimming World Magazine

The Olympic Channel published a documentary yesterday on how underwater kicking forever changed the sport of swimming, focusing on pioneers Jesse ...


Aquatic Test Events for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Announced - SwimSwam
22 Nov 2018

Aquatic Test Events for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Announced  SwimSwam

The organizing committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has unveiled its 2nd set of official test events. For swimming, that will be a standalone Tokyo.


Cameron van der Burgh calls time on illustrious swimming career - IOL
12 Dec 2018

Cameron van der Burgh calls time on illustrious swimming career  IOL

Cameron van der Burgh bowed out of an illustrious career in style winning the 100m breaststroke gold medal at the World Short-Course Swimming ...


Olympian le Clos throws support to growing rebellion by top swimmers - CBC.ca
10 Dec 2018

Olympian le Clos throws support to growing rebellion by top swimmers  CBC.ca

Four-time Olympic medallist Chad le Clos threw his support Monday behind a planned new competition that is leading top swimmers to rebel against their own ...


Swimmers hit world body FINA with antitrust case - ESPN
08 Dec 2018

Swimmers hit world body FINA with antitrust case  ESPN

Three Olympic and world champion swimmers have filed an antitrust suit in California challenging governing body FINA's control over organizing competitions.


Olympic champion swimmer Kyle Chalmers keen to chase Aussie rules dream - Daily Telegraph
07 Dec 2018

Olympic champion swimmer Kyle Chalmers keen to chase Aussie rules dream  Daily Telegraph

Olympic swim champion Kyle Chalmers wants to become an AFL footballer.


Swimming: China's Li aims for own Olympic breakthrough - The Straits Times
18 Nov 2018

Swimming: China's Li aims for own Olympic breakthrough  The Straits Times

Chinese swimmer Li Zhuhao announced himself to the world as a 15-year-old with the 100m butterfly silver at the 2014 Asian Games, just 0.15 second behind ...


David Wilkie: Swimming 'a rich man's sport' & 'night and day' compared to 1970s - BBC Sport
05 Dec 2018

David Wilkie: Swimming 'a rich man's sport' & 'night and day' compared to 1970s  BBC Sport

Former Olympic champion David Wilkie says swimming is "for the elite" and has failed to increase participation levels since the 1970s.


Olympic swimming hopefuls find a home in the NRV - WDBJ7
03 Dec 2018

Olympic swimming hopefuls find a home in the NRV  WDBJ7

It may only be 2018, but more than a dozen swimmers in the New River Valley are already training for the 2020 Olympic Games.


Roundup: Cal, Stanford coaches to lead USA Swimming at 2020 Olympics - Pac-12.com
04 Dec 2018

Roundup: Cal, Stanford coaches to lead USA Swimming at 2020 Olympics  Pac-12.com

Cal men's swimming head coach David Durden was named head coach of the United States men's team for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, it was announced ...


BYU swimmers make dreams a reality, qualify for Olympic trials - Universe.byu.edu
07 Dec 2018

BYU swimmers make dreams a reality, qualify for Olympic trials  Universe.byu.edu

The Olympics often seem like an unachievable dream for most athletes no matter the sport. But after winter swim nationals, BYU swimmers Brynn Sproul and ...


Lara Al Yafei to Omani girls: Never give up - Times of Oman
16 Dec 2018

Lara Al Yafei to Omani girls: Never give up  Times of Oman

Muscat: Oman's first female Olympic swimmer has urged Omani girls to always stay the course and never give up on their goals, no matter what the odds are that ...


How an Olympic Champion Takes Getting Cut from the Relay - SwimSwam
22 Nov 2018

How an Olympic Champion Takes Getting Cut from the Relay  SwimSwam

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Join his weekly motivational newsletter for competitive swimmers by clicking here. The relays are one of the most anticipated.


Stanford's Greg Meehan and Cal's David Durden tabbed U.S. swimming head coaches at 2020 Olympics - Pac-12.com
05 Dec 2018

Stanford's Greg Meehan and Cal's David Durden tabbed U.S. swimming head coaches at 2020 Olympics  Pac-12.com

Meehan will serve as the women's head coach and Durden will mentor the men's team in Tokyo.


Terry Mosher: Solving the mystery of Olympic swimmer Adelaide Ballard - Kitsap Sun
11 Dec 2018

Terry Mosher: Solving the mystery of Olympic swimmer Adelaide Ballard  Kitsap Sun

Two months ago I wrote about Adelaide Temperance Lambert Ballard, a former Olympic Games swimmer and world record holder who died in Bremerton.


Two former Cardinal swimmers prepare for 2020 Olympic qualifiers - The Stanford Daily
28 Nov 2018

Two former Cardinal swimmers prepare for 2020 Olympic qualifiers  The Stanford Daily

Alumnus Simone Manuel and junior Katie Ledecky will compete in USA Swimming's annual Winter Nationals this week. Both Cardinals are favored in multiple ...


A Syrian refugee facing 25 years in prison for volunteering to help migrants - ABC News
05 Dec 2018

A Syrian refugee facing 25 years in prison for volunteering to help migrants  ABC News

A Syrian refugee's charges of criminal involvement while volunteering for Greek NGO on Lesbos island raises alarm bells about criminalization of humanitarian ...


Tattoos still give Japan the needle as Olympics loom - Channel NewsAsia
17 Dec 2018

Tattoos still give Japan the needle as Olympics loom  Channel NewsAsia

TOKYO: When Mana Izumi got her first tattoo at 18, she wasn't trying to rebel or shatter any taboos - just copy Japanese pop diva Namie Amuro's ...


Dolphins wrap on World Short Course - Australian Olympic Committee
17 Dec 2018

Dolphins wrap on World Short Course  Australian Olympic Committee

The Australian Dolphins have finished up with 12 medals at the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, after picking up two bronze medals on ...


Was your child’s coach banned for sexual misconduct? Better check - USA TODAY
13 Dec 2018

Was your child’s coach banned for sexual misconduct? Better check  USA TODAY

Coaches who have been banned for sexual misconduct are still coaching kids, taking advantage of significant gaps in a system the USOC has vowed to fix.


Swimming: Australian Olympic Committee slams funding cuts for minor sports ahead of Tokyo - The Star Online
26 Nov 2018

Swimming: Australian Olympic Committee slams funding cuts for minor sports ahead of Tokyo  The Star Online

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has hit out at funding cuts to minor sports announced on Monday, saying they would create ...


Ariarne Titmus rewriting Tasmanian swimming record books - Tasmania Examiner
17 Dec 2018

Ariarne Titmus rewriting Tasmanian swimming record books  Tasmania Examiner

Less than a month after the Tasmanian athlete of the year award and already competition is hotting up for next year's. Officially, 2019 may still be a fortnight away ...


MEN'S SWIMMING: Gaissert qualifies for Olympic Trials - Yale Daily News
03 Dec 2018

MEN'S SWIMMING: Gaissert qualifies for Olympic Trials  Yale Daily News

In a field that included many of the world's top swimmers, three competitors affiliated with the Yale men's swimming and diving team chased after their own ...


7 Things Every Swimmer Needs to Hear - Swimming World Magazine
16 Dec 2018

7 Things Every Swimmer Needs to Hear  Swimming World Magazine

By Isabelle Robuck, Swimming World College Intern. The act of being vulnerable is different for everyone. Generally, vulnerability means being unforgivably ...


Elijah Winnington wins the 200m freestyle at the Queensland Championships in Chandler - Courier Mail
16 Dec 2018

Elijah Winnington wins the 200m freestyle at the Queensland Championships in Chandler  Courier Mail

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Elijah Winnington passed up a berth in the Australian team now at the World Short Course swimming titles in China to ...


Swimmers leave Greensboro with Olympic trials berths clinched - Greensboro News & Record
01 Dec 2018

Swimmers leave Greensboro with Olympic trials berths clinched  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — When the USA Swimming Winter National Championships concluded at the Greensboro Aquatics Center, roughly 100 swimmers left town ...


Bowen swimmer topples eight-time Olympic medallist - Whitsunday Times
21 Nov 2018

Bowen swimmer topples eight-time Olympic medallist  Whitsunday Times

Eden Hedges was first to the finish in the Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim ahead of Australian swimming legend Susie O'Neill.


Dominant 20 -- Katie Ledecky on her swimming origins, breaking records and her one fear - ESPN
14 Dec 2018

Dominant 20 -- Katie Ledecky on her swimming origins, breaking records and her one fear  ESPN

The Olympian tells espnW's Allison Glock how she went from swimming at the local pool as a way to meet friends to repeatedly smashing world records.


PH swimming looks good in 2019 - manilastandard.net
16 Dec 2018

PH swimming looks good in 2019  manilastandard.net

Philippine swimming hopes to finally make a big splash in the coming new year under the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC). Two of the country's brightest ...


Watch the FINA world short-course swim championships - CBC.ca
10 Dec 2018

Watch the FINA world short-course swim championships  CBC.ca

Watch the semifinals and finals live streaming coverage of the world short-course swim championships in Hangzhou, China.


PSL tankers bat for 'Swim for All' - The Manila Times
16 Dec 2018

PSL tankers bat for 'Swim for All'  The Manila Times

THE PHILIPPINE swimming hopes to finally make a big splash in the coming new year under the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).Two of the.


Ariarne Titmus sets world record, wins second gold medal at short-course world championships - Daily Telegraph
15 Dec 2018

Ariarne Titmus sets world record, wins second gold medal at short-course world championships  Daily Telegraph

Hasta la vista, baby Ariarne Titmus has delivered her strongest message yet that shes going to be a real contender for a medal at the Tokyo Olympics after ...


Swimming Phenom Phoebe Bacon Is Breaking a Former Schoolmate's Records - Washington City Paper
13 Dec 2018

Swimming Phenom Phoebe Bacon Is Breaking a Former Schoolmate's Records  Washington City Paper

Phoebe BaconDarrow MontgomeryLike many pre-K students at Little Flower School in Bethesda, Phoebe Bacon admired her big buddy. Educators at the private ...


Chad le Clos beaten by veteran Brazilian swimmer to butterfly gold - The South African
15 Dec 2018

Chad le Clos beaten by veteran Brazilian swimmer to butterfly gold  The South African

Nicholas Santos slapped the water in delight after the Brazilian veteran powered to victory over Chad le Clos to win the 50m butterfly at the short course World ...


Titmus claims title on opening night of World Short Course - Australian Olympic Committee
11 Dec 2018

Titmus claims title on opening night of World Short Course  Australian Olympic Committee

Ariarne Titmus claimed gold and a new Australian and Oceania record in the women's 200m freestyle on the opening night of the 14th FINA World Swimming ...


Lapeer County woman swimming in Special Olympics World Games - ABC 12 News
13 Dec 2018

Lapeer County woman swimming in Special Olympics World Games  ABC 12 News

Nicole Roberts has endured a lot in her life, but she's looking forward to swimming in the Special Olympics World Games in Dubai this winter.


Olympic medalist Jenna Johnson takes reigns of Maryville swim team - Maryville Daily Times
28 Nov 2018

Olympic medalist Jenna Johnson takes reigns of Maryville swim team  Maryville Daily Times

Jenna Johnson's mind wandered when she was standing on the Olympic podium with the national anthem playing and a gold medal hanging from her neck.


Olivia Smoliga Caps Short Course Worlds With Record 8 Golds; Dahlia 9 Total Medals - Swimming World Magazine
16 Dec 2018

Olivia Smoliga Caps Short Course Worlds With Record 8 Golds; Dahlia 9 Total Medals  Swimming World Magazine

By Andy Ross. American swimmer Olivia Smoliga won eight gold medals at the 2018 FINA World Short Course Championships in Hangzhou, China this week, ...


Ryan Lochte: Olympic swimming champ seeks treatment for 'alcohol addiction' - Sky News
07 Oct 2018

Ryan Lochte: Olympic swimming champ seeks treatment for 'alcohol addiction'  Sky News

The six-time gold medallist is reportedly pursuing treatment and remains hopeful of qualifying to swim in a fifth Olympics at Tokyo in 2020.


SWIMMING/ Daiya Seto, US team set world records:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
12 Dec 2018

SWIMMING/ Daiya Seto, US team set world records:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

HANGZHOU, China--Japan's Daiya Seto set a world record in the 200-meter butterfly and upset Chad le Clos at the world short-course swimming ...


Paralympic athlete Tatyana McFadden presents Kennedy Krieger trainers with Order of Ikkos Medal - Baltimore Sun
16 Dec 2018

Paralympic athlete Tatyana McFadden presents Kennedy Krieger trainers with Order of Ikkos Medal  Baltimore Sun

Tatyana McFadden presented her Baltimore trainers with the Order of Ikkos Medal, which acknowledges the contributions of coaches of Olympic and Paralympic ...


2018 FINA World Short Course Championships: Seto Chases 400 IM World Record - Swimming World Magazine
15 Dec 2018

2018 FINA World Short Course Championships: Seto Chases 400 IM World Record  Swimming World Magazine

The penultimate heats session of the 2018 FINA World Short Course Championships featured nine total events with the likes of superstars Katinka Hosszu, ...


Me, The Change: Olympian with Down Syndrome On Her Journey to Gold - The Quint
17 Dec 2018

Me, The Change: Olympian with Down Syndrome On Her Journey to Gold  The Quint

Sneha Verma, from Kharghar in Mumbai, was born with Down Syndrome. She represented India at the Special Olympics Games in Los Angeles in 2015 and ...


It's Here! The Aquatics Schedule For The 2020 Olympic Games In Tokyo - SwimSwam
12 Sep 2018

It's Here! The Aquatics Schedule For The 2020 Olympic Games In Tokyo  SwimSwam

When might your favorite swimmers' be in the pool in Tokyo? Take a look at the *fresh* Olympic swimming schedule.


Jazz Carlin: Double Olympic medallist 'taking time out' from swimming - BBC Sport
24 Sep 2018

Jazz Carlin: Double Olympic medallist 'taking time out' from swimming  BBC Sport

Double Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin is taking time out from swimming and will not be considered for funding.


The Syrian refugee aiming to become an Olympic swimmer - The Guardian
23 Aug 2018

The Syrian refugee aiming to become an Olympic swimmer  The Guardian

Eid Aljazairli could not swim when he arrived in Britain from Damascus in 2016. Now he aims for Olympic glory.


2020 US Olympic Swimming Trials Dates Approved - SwimSwam
25 Sep 2018

2020 US Olympic Swimming Trials Dates Approved  SwimSwam

The dates for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials were approved in a meeting off the Board of Directors on Tuesday. The event will be hosted in Omaha, ...


Usha’s seven: P.T. Usha’s long wait for an Olympic medal - The Hindu
15 Dec 2018

Usha’s seven: P.T. Usha’s long wait for an Olympic medal  The Hindu

A decade after moving to the sprawling Kinaloor campus, P.T. Usha strongly believes her academy will produce an Olympics champion very soon.


USA Swimming Won't Use Morning Finals At 2020 Olympic Trials - SwimSwam
28 Sep 2018

USA Swimming Won't Use Morning Finals At 2020 Olympic Trials  SwimSwam

Along with its qualifying times for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials, USA Swimming has released its order of events, which will mirror the Olympic lineup except for ...


Four Reasons Why Swimming is so Popular at the Olympics - Swimming World Magazine
03 Oct 2018

Four Reasons Why Swimming is so Popular at the Olympics  Swimming World Magazine

Why is the sport of swimming so popular at the Olympics? What implications might its temporary, quadrennial popularity hold over the future of the sport?


Are We Sure that Morning Finals at the Olympics is Bad for Athletes? - SwimSwam
14 Sep 2018

Are We Sure that Morning Finals at the Olympics is Bad for Athletes?  SwimSwam

Editorial *content* on SwimSwam is the opinion of its author, and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of SwimSwam. Ever since FINA announced in July that ...


Entry Lists for 2018 Youth Olympic Games Released - SwimSwam
03 Oct 2018

Entry Lists for 2018 Youth Olympic Games Released  SwimSwam

The entry lists for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games have been revealed ahead of the Opening Ceremonies that are scheduled for Saturday evening in Buenos ...


2018 SC Worlds: Day 5 Finals Live Recap - SwimSwam
15 Dec 2018

2018 SC Worlds: Day 5 Finals Live Recap  SwimSwam

We're on to night 5 of the 2018 Short Course World Championships in Hangzhou, with 11 events coming up tonight. Swimmers are getting ready for individual ...


Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte banned 14 months for IV infusion - USA TODAY
23 Jul 2018

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte banned 14 months for IV infusion  USA TODAY

Ryan Lochte won't be swimming at national championships after receiving USADA sanction for an IV infusion.


Swimming Canada Makes Big Changes to Youth Olympics Roster - SwimSwam
04 Oct 2018

Swimming Canada Makes Big Changes to Youth Olympics Roster  SwimSwam

Swimming Canada has swapped 3 of its 8 swimmers scheduled to race at the Youth Olympic Games.


Russia’s swimmers come good again - Olympic News - Olympics
11 Oct 2018

Russia’s swimmers come good again - Olympic News  Olympics

There were three more golds for Russia's swimmers on another eventful day in the Natatorium at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Wednesday ...


Introducing Swedish swimming sensation Sarah Sjöström - Olympic News - Olympics
25 Oct 2018

Introducing Swedish swimming sensation Sarah Sjöström - Olympic News  Olympics

It is hard to name anyone in world sport in quite as hot form as Sarah Sjöström. In the past two years, the Swedish star has won Olympic gold, claimed three ...


Swimming: Olympics - Swimmers visit Tokyo Olympics venue - The Star Online
07 Aug 2018

Swimming: Olympics - Swimmers visit Tokyo Olympics venue  The Star Online

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese and Canadian swimmers visited the Olympic Aquatics Centre in Tokyo on Tuesday, two years out from the start of the 2020 ...


Russia Claims Youth Olympic Games Swimming Crown - SwimSwam
13 Oct 2018

Russia Claims Youth Olympic Games Swimming Crown  SwimSwam

The 2018 Youth Olympic Games wrapped up last night in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the nation of Russia racing away as the clear leader of the swimming ...


Swimming Among Most Expensive Tickets for 2020 Olympic Games - SwimSwam
04 Aug 2018

Swimming Among Most Expensive Tickets for 2020 Olympic Games  SwimSwam

On July 20th, the Tokyo Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced the ticket prices for all Tokyo 2020 Olympic events. Pool.


Japan's Early Olympic History Helped Globalize Swimming - Swimming World Magazine
12 Sep 2018

Japan's Early Olympic History Helped Globalize Swimming  Swimming World Magazine

By Dan D'Addona. Japan is preparing to host the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and the country is looking forward to having the spotlight — especially in ...


Going for gold in grandmother's Olympic swimming wake - Stuff.co.nz
21 Sep 2018

Going for gold in grandmother's Olympic swimming wake  Stuff.co.nz

Seventy years on from her grandmother's Olympic experience, a Youth Olympian prepares to take the plunge in South America.


Five Swimmers Who Got Their Careers Started at the Youth Olympics - Swimming World Magazine
09 Oct 2018

Five Swimmers Who Got Their Careers Started at the Youth Olympics  Swimming World Magazine

The 2018 Youth Olympics are going on this week in Argentina with some of the future's bright stars on display in Buenos Aires. USA Swimming has sent a small ...


Live Updates of 2020 US Olympic Trials Standards - SwimSwam
27 Sep 2018

Live Updates of 2020 US Olympic Trials Standards  SwimSwam

Tonight, USA Swimming will be announcing the qualifying times for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials - and we'll be tracking all the news right here.


WATCH LIVE: Swimming at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games - SwimSwam
07 Oct 2018

WATCH LIVE: Swimming at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games  SwimSwam

Some of the world's biggest junior stars, including European Champion Kristof Milak, take the stage in Buenos Aires this week.


Meet the girl who dreams of being Gaza’s first Olympic swimmer - The Independent
21 Jul 2018

Meet the girl who dreams of being Gaza’s first Olympic swimmer  The Independent

A 13-year-old girl from Gaza who has survived three wars is an unlikely candidate for an Olympic swimming champion. Until four years ago Fatima Abu Shedeg ...


They're Here: Initial FINA Qualification Times For the 2020 Olympics - SwimSwam
08 May 2018

They're Here: Initial FINA Qualification Times For the 2020 Olympics  SwimSwam

FINA has announced the initial qualifying standards for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan**, including the new men's 800m and women's 1500m ...


Swimming champion, 18, who 'could have qualified for Olympics' dies in fire - Metro
30 Oct 2018

Swimming champion, 18, who 'could have qualified for Olympics' dies in fire  Metro

A teenage swimming star who 'could have qualified for the next Olympics' has died in a horrific house fire. Former European junior swimming champion, Tazmin ...


How Bishops pupil Houlie got to swim to Youth Olympics gold | Cape Times - Independent Online
15 Oct 2018

How Bishops pupil Houlie got to swim to Youth Olympics gold | Cape Times  Independent Online

Record-breaking swimming sensation Michael Houlie, 18, took gold in the men's 50m breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.


Adam Peaty: New swimming league "what the sport needs" - BBC Sport
06 Nov 2018

Adam Peaty: New swimming league "what the sport needs"  BBC Sport

Olympic champion Adam Peaty says the new International Swimming League (ISL) is "what the sport needs" even though competing in it could lead to a ban ...


Meet the Syrian refugee crowdfunding to be an Olympic swimmer - indy100
04 Sep 2018

Meet the Syrian refugee crowdfunding to be an Olympic swimmer  indy100

Eid Aljazairli's journey from Syria to the UK was surrounded by water, but as he sat in a boat that took him across the Mediterranean and to the UK, one thing ...


Swimming: Olympic champ Joseph Schooling moving in 'right direction' for 2020 - ABS-CBN News
23 Aug 2018

Swimming: Olympic champ Joseph Schooling moving in 'right direction' for 2020  ABS-CBN News

JAKARTA—Joseph Schooling did not claim to have swam a perfect race in winning Singapore's first gold medal of the 18th Asian Games but he feels the victory ...


Swimming: Olympics - Tokyo Games venues hit by construction delays: organisers - The Star Online
24 Jul 2018

Swimming: Olympics - Tokyo Games venues hit by construction delays: organisers  The Star Online

TOKYO (Reuters) - Construction delays at two key Olympic venues could force Tokyo Games organisers into a reshuffle of test event schedules, the organising ...


Gold-medalist Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones teaches Baltimore kids the importance of swimming - Baltimore Sun
02 Jun 2018

Gold-medalist Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones teaches Baltimore kids the importance of swimming  Baltimore Sun

Four-time Olympic medalist Cullen Jones stopped by Druid Hill Park as part of USA Swimming's "Make a Splash Tour" to teach four dozen children the basics to ...


USA Swimming to Announce Olympic Trials Cuts in Webcast Again - SwimSwam
12 Sep 2018

USA Swimming to Announce Olympic Trials Cuts in Webcast Again  SwimSwam

USA Swimming has announced that they will announce the cut times for the 2020 Olympic Trials in a webcast, just as they did four years ago heading into the ...


Olympics - Japan swimming gets sinking feeling over morning finals - Channel NewsAsia
20 Jul 2018

Olympics - Japan swimming gets sinking feeling over morning finals  Channel NewsAsia

TOKYO: The Japanese Swimming Federation (JSF) has expressed disappointment that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule is likely to cater for U.S..


Michael Houlie Swims Fastest-Ever Youth Olympics 50 & 100 Breast - SwimSwam
07 Oct 2018

Michael Houlie Swims Fastest-Ever Youth Olympics 50 & 100 Breast  SwimSwam

In the same race, Michael Houlie, a Tennessee commit, swam the fastest-ever times at the Youth Olympic Games in both the 50 and 100 meter breaststrokes.


Olympic swimmer offers her top swimming tips - Richmond and Twickenham Times
22 Aug 2018

Olympic swimmer offers her top swimming tips  Richmond and Twickenham Times

A Richmond leisure centre has teamed up with an Olympic open-water swimmer, urging nervous swimmers to overcome any anxieties.


USA Swimming Names 8-Swimmer Roster for 2018 Youth Olympic Games - SwimSwam
06 Sep 2018

USA Swimming Names 8-Swimmer Roster for 2018 Youth Olympic Games  SwimSwam

USA Swimming has announced the maximum of 8 swimmers that it will send to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2018 will be the 3rd ...


A 10-year-old named Clark Kent beat a record that Michael Phelps held for 23 years - CNN
31 Jul 2018

A 10-year-old named Clark Kent beat a record that Michael Phelps held for 23 years  CNN

It's not very often that Michael Phelps gets knocked off the record board. But a 10-year-old swimming phenom with a superhero name has done just that.


Denis Petrashov Drops Own Kyrgyzstani 100 BR Record At Youth Olympics - SwimSwam
08 Oct 2018

Denis Petrashov Drops Own Kyrgyzstani 100 BR Record At Youth Olympics  SwimSwam

Denis Petrashov won silver at the Youth Olympic Games as he broke his Kyrgyzstani Record in the men's 100 breaststroke.


Swimmers learn to stay calm under fire of the Olympic Games - The Australian
12 Oct 2018

Swimmers learn to stay calm under fire of the Olympic Games  The Australian

A swimming race is never a matter of life and death. Yet when Australias best take to the starting blocks at the Tokyo Olympics, they will be armed with the same ...


Michael Phelps rules out Tokyo return for USA - Eurosport.com
13 Apr 2018

Michael Phelps rules out Tokyo return for USA  Eurosport.com

Michael Phelps will not be tempted out of retirement to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Games but the most decorated Olympian of all time is optimistic the U.S. ...


Butterfly by Yusra Mardini review – the refugee swimmer whose story swept the world - The Guardian
09 May 2018

Butterfly by Yusra Mardini review – the refugee swimmer whose story swept the world  The Guardian

Trained relentlessly by her father in Syria, Mardini helped steer a people-laden dinghy to safety, then competed in the Olympics.


Chris Walker-Hebborn: Rio Olympic silver medallist announces swimming retirement - BBC Sport
05 Sep 2018

Chris Walker-Hebborn: Rio Olympic silver medallist announces swimming retirement  BBC Sport

Rio Olympic medley relay silver medallist Chris Walker-Hebborn announces his retirement from swimming.


Swimming: Olympics - End gold medal targets, says Australian Thorpe - The Star Online
05 Jun 2018

Swimming: Olympics - End gold medal targets, says Australian Thorpe  The Star Online

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Swimmer Ian Thorpe, Australia's most decorated Olympian, has called on national bodies to stop setting gold medal targets as it puts too ...


Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin discusses depression after losing streak - The Denver Post
15 Sep 2018

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin discusses depression after losing streak  The Denver Post

By Michelle P. Fulcher. DENVER — Missy Franklin was the golden girl of the 2012 London Olympics. Night after night, she stood in the spotlight, her broad ...


Midway between Olympics, swim nationals could propel Carmel's Drew Kibler - Indianapolis Star
24 Jul 2018

Midway between Olympics, swim nationals could propel Carmel's Drew Kibler  Indianapolis Star

INDIANAPOLIS – It would be presumptuous to state the USA Swimming National Championships can do for Carmel's Drew Kibler what they did for Lilly King ...


Five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky will turn pro - Washington Post
26 Mar 2018

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky will turn pro  Washington Post

Katie Ledecky's short but spectacular collegiate swimming career is finished. The five-time Olympic champion will forgo her final two seasons of college eligibility ...


Ensuring Tokyo Bay is fit for swimming ahead of the 2020 Olympics - The Japan Times
15 Sep 2018

Ensuring Tokyo Bay is fit for swimming ahead of the 2020 Olympics  The Japan Times

If you squint your eyes, it almost looks like Club Med: an expanse of blue sea, a stretch of beach, white tents and umbrellas on the sand, and plenty of st.


Lest we forget: Swimmer killed in battle embodied true Olympic spirit - The Sydney Morning Herald
24 Aug 2018

Lest we forget: Swimmer killed in battle embodied true Olympic spirit  The Sydney Morning Herald

The monumental story of the Cecil Healy, the first Australian Olympic gold medallist to die in combat, must never be forgotten.


Swimming: Pan Pacs perfect prep for 2020, say Olympic hopefuls - Reuters
08 Aug 2018

Swimming: Pan Pacs perfect prep for 2020, say Olympic hopefuls  Reuters

Two years before the Tokyo 2020 Games, many of the world's top swimmers will have the chance to get accustomed to the Olympic host city as it stages the Pan ...


At Least 17 Olympic Gold Medalists Expected at Energy for Swim - SwimSwam
02 Nov 2018

At Least 17 Olympic Gold Medalists Expected at Energy for Swim  SwimSwam

Over the past few weeks, names of committed athletes for the 2018 Energy for Swim meet in December have been trickling out, one-by-one. So far we've.


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