Olympic Swimming

Paris 2024 Progress Coming Along Smoothly and Ahead of Schedule - Swimming World News

The chairman of the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission, <b>Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant</b> expressed “a very high level of …

International Olympic Committee

Aussie Legend Ian Thorpe Calls For Ditching Olympic Medal Targets

Speaking at an Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) summit on the subject of athlete well-being earlier this month, multiple Olympic gold medalist and …

Winter Olympics

Young divers set to take on Europe

British Diving has selected its rising stars to compete in the European Junior Championships in Helsinki from June 25th to July 1st.<p>In a busy …

Swimming

New book about refugee Olympic swimmer Yusra Mardini highlights her perilous journey from Syria to Europe

Before the violence in Syria changed her life, Yusra Mardini was, in many ways, a normal teenager.<p>A passionate swimmer since childhood, she trained …

World Economic Forum

Katie Ledecky Dives Onto July Cover of National Geographic Magazine - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Becca Wyant<p><b>Katie Ledecky</b> has had a whirlwind of a start to her career as a professional swimmer and it just keeps getting more …

Swimming

Several Olympic swimmers listed with wrong qualifying times

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Several swimmers were listed with the wrong qualifying times coming into the Rio Olympics.<p>World governing body FINA was able to correct some mistakes, including that of a Kuwaiti swimmer competing under the International Olympic Committee flag because her country's national …

Swimming

Life jackets don't work unless you wear them, state boating administrator notes

Life jackets are just like seat belts, Herb Angell says: "They can't save you if you don't wear them."<p>Angell, boating law administrator for the …

Olympic Swimming

Rebecca Adlington shows off adorable daughter on third birthday

<p><b>Rebecca Adlington</b> has celebrated her <b>daughter Summer</b>'s third birthday by sharing some sweet pictures with fans. The retired Olympic swimmer took to …

Celebrity (UK)

Olympian Michael Phelps: How I conquered pressure

Olympian Michael Phelps has overcome competitive pressure since breaking his first world record at 15. This is the story of how he does it.

Michael Phelps

Fast-Moving Koseki Breaks Legendary Kitajima’s Breaststroke Record

And the Japanese speedster wasn’t done in Monaco as he beat out the aforementioned Prigoda in the 50m breaststroke shoot-out with a final time of …

Swimming

Swimming coach Ken Wood dies

Ken Wood - the Australian swimming coaching great who unearthed stars Leisel Jones, Geoff Huegill and Jessicah Schipper - has died after a short …

Swimming

Five For Friday: Open Water Swimming

<i>Haley Anderson (C) stands on the podium after winning gold at the FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series on June 9, 2018 in Sebutal, Portugal.</i><p>Perhaps …

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Catch up on this week’s biggest headlines with The Weekly Download

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 2:24<p>June 16th, 2018<p>This past week was full of big stories: The historic summit with President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un; the tragic drowning of Olympic swimmer Bode Miller’s 19-month-old daughter; Kim Kardashian …

Kim Kardashian

Ken Wood, Coach of Multiple World Record Breakers, Dies in Australia

By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Legendary Australian swim coach <b>Ken Wood</b> has died, the Australian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association has posted on …

Olympics

Canada's Taylor Ruck wins gold, silver at Mare Nostrum meet

Canadian swimmer Taylor Ruck wrapped up an impressive appearance on the European Mare Nostrum tour with two more medals on Thursday.<p>The 18-year-old …

Winter Olympics

11 Celeb Couples Who Got Engaged Super Fast

Following on the heels of <b>Ariana Grande</b> and <b>Pete Davidson</b>’s whirlwind romance – the new couple is reportedly engaged after a mere three weeks of …

Rob Kardashian

10 rescued from rip currents in 2 hours at one NC beach, 15 at a SC beach

National Weather Service offices along the Atlantic Coast release rip current forecasts, including North Carolina offices in Wilmington and Morehead …

Rip Current

Olympian Michael Phelps Lists Arizona Home for $4.15 Million

The star swimmer bought the newly built, Spanish-style mansion in 2015<p>Olympian swimmer Michael Phelps is selling his Spanish-style mansion outside of …

Olympics

Michael Phelps Lists His Home at a Sky-High Price—Is He Smoking Something?

Michael Phelps is selling his home for nearly double what he paid for it in 2015. Is his head in the clouds, or is he on his way to a real estate win?<p>Does Olympic gold medalist <b>Michael Phelps</b> have his head in the clouds again, or is he just looking for a real estate win? After buying a $2.5 million …

Real Estate

Olympic swimmer Stephanie Rice on why she doesn't understand the hype surrounding meal prepping

The dark side of meal prepping: Three-time Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice reveals why the food trend that's sweeping the country can actually …

Lifestyle (UK)

Budapest: City of spas - CNN Video

Olympic Champion swimmer Katinka Hosszu shows CNN Travel the watery highlights of Budapest.

Olympics

Trump declares an end to the North Korean nuclear threat

• <b>President Donald Trump declared the end of the North Korean nuclear threat on Wednesday morning.</b>• <b><br>Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un produced a wave of US concessions for vague and nonbinding promises from North Korea.</b>• <b><br>But it did also make nuclear war all but inconceivable at the present moment.</b>• <b><br>A North</b> …

North Korea

Ireland Putting An Increased Focus On Relays In The Lead-Up To 2020

Swim Ireland has put together two groups of athletes that will gain international experience this summer in preparation for the upcoming 2018 …

Swimming

Michael Phelps Looking to Sell Scottsdale Home for $4.125 Million

Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps recently placed his Scottsdale, Arizona, home on the market for $4.125 million.<p>According to TMZ Sports, Phelps purchased the home for $2.5 million in 2016.<p>Among the best features in the 32-year-old's house are five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, four fireplaces, …

Sports

The 19-month-old daughter of the most successful skier in US history fell into a swimming pool and drowned

Bode Miller's 19-month-old daughter fell into a swimming pool and drowned over the weekend.<p>Miller, a six-time Olympic skiing medalist, has two children with his wife, Morgan Beck, a beach volleyball player and model. Their son, Nash Skan Miller, was born in 2015, and their daughter, Emeline "Emmy" …

Swimming Pools

Dana Vollmer unlikely to compete at swimming nationals

<b>Dana Vollmer</b>, who earned a medal of every color in Rio 17 months after childbirth, said she will “most likely not” swim at the U.S. Championships in …

Swimming

Simone Manuel keeps swimming for much more than gold medals

SANTA CLARA — As Simone Manuel stepped to the starting blocks the other night it rekindled fond memories of the Rio Games when the Stanford swimmer …

Swimming

WATCH: Race Videos from Day 3 of the Santa Clara Pro Swim

USA Swimming has released the race videos from day 3 of the TYR Pro Swim Series – Santa Clara. That includes the men’s and women’s 800 free, 100 …

Swimming

Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky approves of Ovechkin’s form in public fountain

Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky gave Stanley Cup MVP Alex Ovechkin approval on his impressive form while partying in a Washington, D.C., area …

Olympics

Lilly King Caps Three-Win Weekend With Series-Record Time In 50 Breaststroke

<i>Lilly King races in the women's 200-meter breaststroke preliminary rounds at the TYR Pro Swim Series on May 17, 2018 in Indianapolis.</i><p>Lilly King …

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