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Hartsville YMCA swim team to host informational meeting

HARTSVILLE, S.C. — The Hartsville YMCA has a swim team and would like to see more youth 6 to 18 interested in becoming members. The team is coached …

Michael Phelps to participate in Shark Week

NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic champ Michael Phelps is participating in Discovery network’s Shark Week this summer, although he won’t be asked to outswim …

Rio Olympics

Katie Ledecky had one of the best freshman swimming seasons ever

Last summer Katie Ledecky proved she is without peer in the water. Then she returned home to Bethesda and realized that land is another matter.<p>To prepare for her freshman year of college, the six-time Olympic medalist had to re-learn how to ride a bicycle. In her longest break away from the pool, …

Rio Olympics

USA Swimming and Master Spas Team Up Through 2020 - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p>USA Swimming announced the renewal of its partnership with Master Spas as an Official Supplier through 2020. Master …

Rio Olympics

UW SWIM: Whitney Hite tabbed to lead Team USA

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Wisconsin’s Whitney Hite has been selected to serve as Team USA’s head coach for the 2017 World University Games.<p>Hite, in …

Rio Olympics

John Gillooly: NFF to honor Warwick Vets' Dr. Arnold Scheller

WARWICK — He was an outstanding football player at Warwick Vets in the fall of the 1964, and was honored with a first-team Providence Journal …

Rhode Island

Branchville girl making a big splash

HARDYSTON -- Abbey Gardner is at her most comfortable in the water.<p>The 13-year-old first dabbled in swimming when she was a toddler attending swim …

Rio Olympics

School records fall on day three of NCAA Swimming Championships | The Crimson White

Jake Stevens / Alabama Crimson White<p>Alabama finished the third day of the NCAA championship in 12th place with 98 points, just five points out of …

Rio Olympics

Photos: Howard University, Olympic swimmer host swim clinic

WASHINGTON — Kids as young as 6 years old sat on the edge of the big, indoor pool and splashed their feet in the water. Their instructors — members …

Rio Olympics

Texas swimmers work through post-Olympic blues, dominate at NCAAs

INDIANAPOLIS — After beating Michael Phelps to win gold in the 100-meter butterfly last summer at the Rio Olympics, Joseph Schooling needed a break …

Rio Olympics

Olympic swimmer Elizabeth Beisel lauded winning without doping — to encourage students not to cheat in class

For both students and athletes, the pressure to be on top can be more than daunting. And although recent years have seen prominent incidents of …

Rio Olympics

Sub 1:30 200 Free - History in the Making? - Swimming World News

Townley Haas - Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p><i>NCAA DI editorial coverage is proudly sponsored by Adidas. Visit adidasswimming.com for more information</i> …

Rio Olympics

Kathy McKee Returns to SwimMAC Carolina as Associate Head Coach - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Kalina DiMarco<p>SwimMAC Carolina’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that <b>Kathy McKee</b> has rejoined the club as Associate Head …

College Football

Powell Swim Club takes third at state event

The Powell club scored a total of 216.5 points, behind Riverton (245.5) and Newcastle (225) in Division III.<p>In individual events, Gavin Asay, 17, …

Speedo USA and Life Time Launch Water Xtreme (WTRX) Class - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Speedo USA<p>The “WTRX” (Water Xtreme) class, designed in partnership with Speedo USA, a division of PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH), and Healthy …

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Katie Ledecky Inducted into Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame

PHOTO: Katie Ledecky | Team USAOlympian Katie Ledecky, a Bethesda resident, was inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the …

Rio Olympics

USA Swimming Awards $342,000 In Make A Splash Grant Funding

To help swim lesson providers nationwide offer lessons to children who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford them, the USA Swimming... Current Photo …

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Scoping It Out: Ledecky logs 5 NCAA titles at Stanford

In a previous Scope column we indicated you would be learning more about the success of Katie Ledecky, only this time at a college level.<p>For those …

Rio Olympics

Women in Coaching: We've Come a Long Way, but the Journey is Just Beginning

3/22/2017<p>By Lauren Gaskill//Contributor<p>In honor of National Women’s History Month, we wanted to step back and hear some thoughts from women coaches …

Swimming

Five of the Funniest Volunteer Moments

3/22/2017<p>In honor of volunteer recognition month here are five hilarious stories from USA Swimming volunteers:<p>"I was the stroke & turn official and …

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A Louisville swimmer managed to tie Katie Ledecky in an NCAA championship race

With five Olympic gold medals, nine world championships and three world records, Katie Ledecky is basically unstoppable.<p>She walked away from the Rio Olympics as the indefinite distance swimmer to beat, and in her first season competing for Stanford, swimmers at the NCAA championships have certainly …

Rio Olympics

Back On Top

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics<p>Related Links<p><b>INDIANAPOLIS</b> – Back on top.<p>Stanford claimed its first women's swimming and diving national title since 1998 …

Rio Olympics

Simone Manuel helps Stanford claim first NCAA women's title since 1998

Simone Manuel, Katie Ledecky, Janet Hu and Lia Neal put an impressive stamp on the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis by posting a 3:07.61 - an …

#1Volunteam: 8 Reasons to Volunteer as a Lane Timer

3/22/2017<p>By Chase McFadden//Contributor<p>Taking a timer’s chair at a swim meet is like sitting in the “splash zone” at Sea World: you get an …

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#SwimBiz Spotlight: Southeastern Swim Club Makes Waves on Social Media

He knows his audience – and he knows the best way to communicate and connect with them is through social media and technology.<p>“I spend between 5-10 …

Three Freshmen That Could Rock the 200 Free at Men's NCAA's - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Chuckarelei/Pac-12<p><i>NCAA DI editorial coverage is proudly sponsored by Adidas. Visit adidasswimming.com for more information on our</i> …

Rio Olympics

Five Races to Watch At Men's NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p><i>NCAA DI editorial coverage is proudly sponsored by Adidas. Visit adidasswimming.com for more information on our sponsor.</i> …

Rio Olympics

This record-breaking infinity rooftop pool is the size of three Olympic swimming pools

THERE are swimming pools, and then there’s the infinity pool at the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore.<p>It is the jewel in the crown of the 57-storey …

Olympic Champion Missy Franklin Talks Swimming & Self-Critique

Though the globe is full of talented athletes, only a small percentage can call themselves “World Champions.” Olympic Swimmer Missy Franklin, is …

A Swimmer's Thoughts During the Last 5 Yards

3/22/2017<p>By Mike Gustafson//Contributor<p>The final 5 yards of a race are often the most intense. Eyeballs are popping. Veins are pulsating. Muscles are …

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