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The Gold Standard

<i>In memory of Chuck Wielgus, 1950-2017…</i><p>Yesterday afternoon my thumb swept mindless through my Instagram feed and stopped. My heart tightened, my …

Olympics

The Olympic Gold Medalist Working to End Drowning

Young Riverton swimmer going places in a hurry

AT JUST eight-years of age, Riverton swimmer Mackenzie Bell blitzed the pool at the Junior State Swimming Championships at the HBF Stadium in …

Olympics

Colby College plans $200 million athletic facility

WATERVILLE — Colby College announced Wednesday that it will build a $200 million state-of-the-art athletic center on campus that school officials …

College & University
Fitness

2016 Olympic Champions Lead Field Of Arena Pro Swim Series At Atlanta

Reigning Olympic champions Anthony Ervin (Valencia, Calif./SwimMAC Carolina), Lilly King (Evansville, Ind./Indiana University), Katie Ledecky …

Rio Olympics

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus dies at 67

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Former USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus, who led a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his …

Obituaries

He shaped recreation on Hilton Head, then led American swimming to new heights

Chuck Wielgus, who was the catalyst behind today’s public recreation on Hilton Head Island before leaving to become one of the most important people …

SportsTravel | Late-Breaking | USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus Dies | SportsTravel

Staff | April 23, 2017 | 0 Comments<p><b>Chuck Wielgus</b>, the longtime executive director of <b>USA Swimming</b>, died April 23 in Colorado Springs after …

Olympics

Former Northeastern swimmer helps athletes fund their dreams

Emily White was a music industry major and a scholarship swimmer at Northeastern University in Boston. In 2012, she combined her two interests to …

Athletes

Michael Phelps' Quotes On Water Safety Are So Important For Parents

To say Michael Phelps knows a thing or two about water safety would be an understatement. Though Phelps is the most decorated Olympic swimmer in …

Rio Olympics

SwimJitsu Expands to Additional 40 Cities

Photo Courtesy: USA Swimming<p>Now in its third season, SwimJitsu presented by Nexcare will double the number of events in its 2017 tour visiting …

Swimming

Olympic-size disappointment leads to new discoveries for Chadwick

Michael Chadwick sat on a bench and held his Bible in an Omaha hotel garden. He flipped through the pages of the book of Corinthians, searching for …

Rio Olympics

How Mallory Comerford Can Represent the USA at World Champs

Photo Courtesy: Taylor Brien<p><i>Morning Splash by David Rieder.</i><p>In March, <b>Mallory Comerford</b> went head-to-head with two Olympic gold medalists, taking down …

Rio Olympics

Chuck Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies at age 67

During the tenure of Wielgus, U.S. swimmers brought home 156 Olympic medals.

Olympics

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus dies at 67

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus, who led a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his 20 years at the helm, has died. He was 67.<p>USA Swimming says Wielgus died Sunday in Colorado Springs of complications from colon cancer. The cancer was first …

Rio Olympics

Rio Olympics Swimmer Inspires Wichita Swimmers

The Wichita Swim Club held its end of the year banquet tonight at Wichita Country Club. Kevin Cordes, who won gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics, spoke to …

Rio Olympics

Swim trials put Omaha on the events map

Harley Schrager chuckled when reflecting on the unlikely marriage between as landlocked a U.S. city as you will find and the nation’s most important …

Life After Swimming: What Is Your Legacy?

<i>Stevenson</i><p><i>Stevenson, a distance freestyle specialist from Bethesda, Maryland, recently finished his swimming career at the University of Kentucky in</i> …

Swimming

David Plummer Named NYAC Athlete of the Year

Olympic gold medalist David Plummer has been named the Athlete of the Year for the New York Athletic Club. Archive Photo via Mike Lewis/Ola Vista …

Rio Olympics

Inside Look - Texas Men's 2017 NCAA Championship

Texas Men’s Swimming had an incredible year. Chris Ritter, host of the RITTER Sports Performance Podcast, interviewed one of their... Current Photo …

Swimming

Check Out All Video Interviews from Arena Pro Swim Series Mesa

Photo Courtesy: Taylor Brien<p><i>Editorial content for the 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series Indy is sponsored by Arena. Visit ArenaUSA.com for more information</i> …

Rio Olympics

How Can Chase Kalisz Replace Michael Phelps?

Photo Courtesy: Brooke Wright<p><i>By David Rieder.</i><p>He had just won an NCAA title in his best event, the 400 IM, crushing his own American record in the …

Summer Olympics

Chase Kalisz finishes with three titles at Mesa swim meet

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>Matt Grevers failed to qualify for his third Olympics in 2016 but opted to continue his competitive career. Dana Vollmer won three …

Arizona

Matt Grevers, Dana Vollmer motivated to keep swimming

Matt Grevers, Dana Vollmer could have retired from elite swimming after 2016 for different reasons but neither was ready

Arizona

Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel share Rio, Stanford experience

Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel went almost straight from the Rio Olympics to Stanford and now back to international swimming with an eye toward the …

Arizona

Olympic swimmer Dana Vollmer is still competing while 6-months pregnant

MESA, Ariz. — Dana Vollmer finished 55th in the 50-meter freestyle at the Arena Pro Swim Meet here Friday, finishing is 27.59 seconds.<p>For an Olympic …

Rio Olympics

Bret Lundgaard Succeeds Susan Teeter as Princeton Women's Coach - Swimming World News

The pipeline from Tennessee to New Jersey has once again brought a leader for the Princeton women’s swimming and diving program. Tennessee assistant …

Michael Phelps on meeting Usain Bolt, swimming with sharks and more

NEW YORK — <b>Michael Phelps</b> discussed his first meeting with <b>Usain Bolt</b>, filming for Shark Week and, of course, comeback questions while promoting a new …

Rio Olympics