U.S. Olympic Trials

USOPA elects new chapter presidents

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The United States Olympians and Paralympians Association (USOPA) today announced the election of two new chapter presidents …

Bobsled

Washington State Adds Matt Leach To Lead Women's Swimming and Diving - Swimming World News

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Director of Athletics <b>Patrick Chun</b> announced Thursday the hiring of <b>Matt Leach</b> as the head coach of the …

Washington State

A Preview of USA Women's 100 Free at the 2018 Summer National Championships - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p><i>By Kevin Donnelly, Swimming World College Intern.</i><p>This summer’s U.S. National Championships are less than a week away, …

Swimming

Lananna Steps Down As TrackTown USA President

Lananna Steps Down As TrackTown USA President<p>Vin Lananna has stepped down as TrackTown USA President.<p>A source close to the situation said Lananna …

Track & Field

Vin Lananna resigns as TrackTown USA president, will remain an associate AD at Oregon

Vin Lananna has resigned as president of the TrackTown USA local organizing committee according to a source close to the situation.<p>Lananna informed …

Athletics

U.S. Trials Semi-Finalist Anika Apostalon Now Swimming Under Czech Flag

• July 12th-15th, 2018<br>• Podoli, Prague, Czech Republic<br>• Full Meet Results<p>After the completion of the Czech Swimming Championships this weekend in Prague, …

Swimming

Divers open class-action suit vs. USA Diving for ignoring sexual abuse

Two former divers are bringing a class-action lawsuit against USA Diving, accusing the organization of ignoring or obstructing sexual abuse …

College Sports

Nike Is Set to Launch the Flyknit Trainer in University Red

The colorway originally debuted in 2012<p>Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Nike is bringing back an extremely limited colorway of the Flyknit Trainer. …

Shoes

Watch: Noah Lyles Runs 19.69 To Beat Michael Norman In Epic 200 Meter Clash

In what could arguably be the best matchup of the 2018 track and field season, Noah Lyles defeated Michael Norman in the 200 meters at the Lausanne …

Basketball

Olympic Trials Semifinalist Katharine Ross Retires

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam SEC Champion and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials semifinalist <b>Katharine Ross</b> has retired from the sport to move on to law …

Swimming

News - Americans Scott Filip, Chari Hawkins Are Early Leaders at Pan American Combined Events Cup

Filip seeks second decathlon title in three years, Hawkins looks to hold off NCAA heptathlon champion Ellenwood By Erik Boal, DyeStat Editor ...

Athletics

2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Zane Train Still Rolling In The 800 Free

• Top 1-4 to 2018 Pan Pacific Championships<br>• Top 2-6 juniors to 2018 Junior Pan Pacs<br>• Top 1-2 (from Nationals + Pan Pacs) to 2019 World Championships<br>• 1-2 …

Swimming

Olympic Hopeful Graduation Speech; Cool Dog Tips; More Local News

Some of the best and most useful content comes from the Patch community. Here's a roundup of stories from this week.<p>At Patch, we believe that some of …

Eid ul-Fitr

South Carolina Swimming and Diving Hires Pam Swander as Assistant Coach - Swimming World News

COLUMBIA, S.C. –South Carolina head swimming and diving coach <b>McGee Moody</b> has announced that <b>Pam Swander</b> will join the Gamecocks as an assistant coach …

Swimming

Keith Miller Steps Down as Harvard Head Diving Coach - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Harvard Athletics<p><b>CAMBRIDGE, Mass. –</b> Harvard Athletics has announced it will be conducting a national search for its diving coach for …

Georgia Tech

Meet Olivia Smoliga: Glenview native who's rising to stardom with U.S. Swimming

Olympic gold medalist Olivia Smoliga, a rising star for U.S. Swimming, went from “hating” the sport of swimming to making a career out of it.<p>Smoliga, …

Swimming

Check Out This K12-Powered Olympic Hopeful's Graduation Speech!

Olympic hopeful at GWUOHS grad Luca Lim shares his online learning experiences in his graduation speech.<p><i>Luca Lim was fascinated with short track</i> …

George Washington

Would-be Olympian charged in death of bicycling dad

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A motorist arrested in Florida after a witness said he deliberately ran over a man on a bicycle is a track-and-field athlete who …

Cycling

The Latest: Would-be Olympian charged in death of cyclist

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a hit-and-run crash that killed a Florida father on bike ride with his young sons (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A …

United States

Maxvill Joins Swimming and Diving Staff

<b>BATON ROUGE</b> – LSU Swimming and Diving co-head coaches Dave Geyer and Doug Shaffer have announced the addition of Caroline Maxvill to the staff.<p>“I am …

Student Athletes

No. 7 Women’s Swimming and Diving Preview: No. 14 Texas A&M and No. 4 N.C. State - Texas Athletics

<b>WHAT:</b> Nine-time national champion Texas (4-0) resumes fall dual-meet competition with a pair of meets against highly-ranked opponents. UT welcomes …

College Sports

How to Compete at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Track and Field

The Olympic track and field athletes who challenge how fast humans can run—even some who eventually become international stars—begin competing at a …

Marathons

Olympian Simone Manuel On A Mission: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

By Gold Medal Mel Stewart on SwimSwam <b>Katie Ledecky</b> nearly owned the media conversation during the Pro Swim Santa Clara, signing with swimwear giant …

Olympics

Five of the coolest moments in Hayward Field history

Demolition is slated to get underway in the renovation of the fabled Hayward Field tomorrow, and in its honour, we have put together a compilation of …

Running

Paris 2024 Drops 15,000 Seat Permanent Aquatic Center for Pop-Up Arena

By Reid Carlson on SwimSwam On Thursday, June 14th, the Paris 2024 Organizing Committee announced that it had dropped its plans to build a permanent …

Swimming

Breaux Greer

<b>Event:</b> Javelin <b><br>Height:</b> 6-2.5<b><br>Weight:</b> 230<b><br>PR:</b> 91.29m/299-6AR (2007)<b><br>Born:</b> Oct. 19, 1976, in Houston, Texas<b><br>Current</b> <b>Residence:</b> Scottsdale, Ariz.<b><br>High</b> <b>School:</b> …

Team USA

USA Archery Welcomes Director of Sponsorships, Geri Woessner

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – USA Archery is pleased to introduce the newest addition to our team: Geri Woessner, Director of Sponsorships and Donor …

Business Administration

Sydney McLaughlin Announces She Will Go Pro | NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championship

After running the third leg on Kentucky's 4x400m relay and splitting 50.03 at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships, the freshman phenom announced that …

Athletics

Watch: 20-Year-Old Michael Norman Breaks 400 Meter Collegiate Record In 43.61

20-year-old Michael Norman of USC broke the collegiate record in the men's 400 meters with his 43.61-second win at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field …

Sports

SwimSwam Pulse: 43% Predict Baker To Hold Onto U.S. 100 Back Crown

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam <i>SwimSwam Pulse is a recurring feature tracking and analyzing the results of our periodic A3 Performance Polls. You can</i> …

Swimming