Swimming

9 Benefits of Swimming That You May Have Never Known

Did you know that swimming is one of the best aerobic exercises? Or that it can slow down your ageing process? Yes, there are many benefits of …

Triathlons

Teddy Perelli Verbally Commits to Penn State

Photo Courtesy: Teddy Perelli (Twitter)<p><i>Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on</i> …

College & University

Grace Wielar

Commited<p>Power Index<p>Virginia rank VA rank<p>2018 rank<p>I am super excited to announce my verbal commitment to swim and study at Villanova University! I …

Aquatic Sports

Virginia Tech 2017-2018 Schedule Features Four ACC Match Ups

Photo Courtesy: Dave Knachel<p>Virginia Tech Swimming and Diving announced its 2017-18 competitive schedule on Tuesday. The H20kies campaign features …

College Basketball

1:01/2:13 Breaststroker Sarah Nicholls Verbally Commits to Fighting Irish

<b>Sarah Nicholls</b>, a senior at Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley, Washington, has made a verbal commitment to the University of Notre Dame …

College & University

Makaila Scheiblein

Commited<p>Power Index<p>Illinois rank IL rank<p>2018 rank<p>I could not be happier to announce my commitment to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Coach …

Aquatic Sports

Biola Brings In Ryan Kauth As Interim Head Coach

Biola University Athletics is pleased to announce Ryan Kauth as the Eagles’ Interim Head Swim & Dive Coach.<p>Kauth comes to Biola after spending the …

College & University

12 Delightful Ideas For Designing Backyard Swimming Pool

If you like swimming, or relaxing by the pool, you have probably imagined that one day you will have your own pool. Nowadays with the modern …

Landscaping

Michael Phelps Insists He Is Done Swimming - Swimming World News

<b>Michael Phelps</b> says he has “no desire” to return to competitive swimming, according to a report from <i>The Associated Press</i>. In an interview Tuesday …

Olympics

Christina Hiotaky

Commited<p>Power Index<p>Michigan rank MI rank<p>2017 rank<p>I choose Illinois Tech because of the small school setting and the impressive architecture program …

Aquatic Sports

New England Swimming Institutes Age Group Tech Suit Restrictions

New England Swimming LSC recently passed a new technical suit policy which bans the use of most technical suits by swimmers aged 10 and under. This …

New England

Allison Schmitt Comeback for 2020? Not "At This Time" - Swimming World News

<b>Allison Schmitt</b> has not competed since winning Olympic gold last year in Rio as part of the U.S. women’s 800 free relay team, but one of her good …

Olympics

Ohio Bobcats Open 2018 Recruiting Season with Verbal from Flyer Maggie Berning

<b>Maggie Berning</b>, a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American from Fairmont High School in Kettering, Ohio, has made a verbal commitment to swim for the …

College & University

Anthony Abreu

Commited<p>State University of New York at Cortland<p>Power Index<p>59.11<p>New York rank NY rank<p>216th<p>2017 rank<p>1000th+<p>State University of New York at …

Aquatic Sports

13-14 NAG Record Holder Alexis Wenger Verbally Commits to Michigan

Photo Courtesy: Alexis Wenger (Twitter)<p><i>Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on</i> …

College & University

Thomas Roark

2017<p>Apr 3<p>Champion<p>1st place 100 Y Free – 44.36<p>2 time Finalist<p>3rd place 50 Y Free – 20.65<p>Jan 12<p>Champion<p>1st place 100 Y Free – 45.47<p>2 time Finalist<p>4th …

Aquatic Sports

Swedish Olympian Sophie Hansson Gives Verbal Nod to NC State

<b>Sophie Hansson</b>, who hails from Helsingborg, Sweden, has verbally committed to swim for North Carolina State University beginning in the fall of</i> …

North Carolina State University

Former Jamaican National Team Coach Jacqueline Beckford-Henriques Hired As Head Coach of University of Waterloo - Swimming World News

<b>Jacqueline Beckford-Henriques</b> has been named the head coach of the Waterloo Warriors swim team, taking over for <b>Jeff Slater</b> who led Waterloo in the …

College & University

British Age Group Record-holder Lara Bate Verbally Commits to USC

<b>Lara Bate</b>, who lives in Baltimore, Maryland and swims for North Baltimore Aquatic Club, has verbally committed to swim for the University of Southern …

College & University

Mizzou Gets Two From Colorado: Danny Kovac, Kyle Leach

Photo Courtesy: Taylor Brien<p><b>NEW COMMITS:</b> The University of Missouri has received two verbal commitments for the Class of 2022 from Colorado based …

College & University

Emily Barrier

2017<p>Feb 9<p>4 time Finalist<p>5th place 100 Y Free – 51.42<p>5th place 100 Y Free – 51.32<p>2016<p>Aug 2<p>5 time Finalist<p>4th place 100 L Free – 58.73<p>4th place 50 L …

Aquatic Sports

Study Looks At Death Risk During Triathlons

As excited as we are to celebrate those athletes finishing a grueling triathlon event, we’re also devastated when we hear of a sudden and tragic …

Annals of Internal Medicine

2018 FINA Diving World Series Set To Kick Off In Beijing

Photo Courtesy: R-Sport / MIA Segodnya<p>FINA is pleased to reveal the 2018 calendar of the prestigious annual circuit of the FINA Diving World …

Olympics

Sophia Balmaceda

Commited<p>Power Index<p>California rank CA rank<p>2018 rank<p>I chose WSU because of the environment that both Tom and Becky have created. I have found my home …

Aquatic Sports

Park Tae Hwan Gearing Up For October's Korean Nationals

27-year-old <b>Park Tae Hwan</b> is gearing up for his next competition, the South Korean Nationals slated for October 21st to October 26th at the Cheong-ju …

Olympics

IOC Names Olympic Medalist Anita L. DeFrantz Vice President - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports<p>The International Olympic Committee has elected Olympian <b>Anita L. DeFrantz</b> to a Vice Presidency. …

Olympics

Swimming's TopTenTweets: Call it a Comeback

Have you been feeling a little down lately? Noticing a nagging void in your life for the past year or so? If so, we’ve got just the cure: the return …

Aquatic Sports

Hokies Add Verbal Commitment from Quest's Brennen Doss

Photo Courtesy: Brennen Doss<p><i>Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on</i> …

College & University

Mexican Federation Reneges On Promised Apology, Reparations To Mendoza

The Mexican Swimming Federation has failed to follow through on promises of a public apology and on financial reparations to a former synchronized …

Aquatic Sports

Swimming Australia Supports Right for Marriage Equality During Country's Conflict - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Swimming Australia<p>While Australian citizens are waiting to hear the results of a marriage equality vote, Swimming Australia has put …

Equality