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US swimmer Lochte 'won't respond' to Brazil false claim charge

Ryan Lochte has no plans to publically respond despite Brazilian police charging him with making a false statement over a robbery, his lawyer says.

Hosszu Enters 15 Events at Berlin World Cup (Start Lists Here)

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam After the tour's opening Paris stop, Vlad Morozov and Katinka Hosszu lead the points and money lists. Morozov broke the first world record of the series in the 100 IM in Paris. Alia Atkinson, who is second...Show More Summary

Olympics NCAA Wrap Part II: 9 of top 10 Teams Earned Medals

By Robert Gibbs on SwimSwam Rising California senior Ryan Murphy was the only NCAA swimmer who competed in the 15-16 season to earn two individual gold medals in Rio. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Olympics NCAA Wrap Part II: 9 of top 10 Teams Earned Medals

Instagram Gallery: Rio 2016 Swimmers Get Their #OlympicInk

By Hannah Hecht on SwimSwam See any more #olympicink from swimmers on social media? Throw a link in the comments, and we'll add it to the gallery. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Instagram Gallery: Rio 2016 Swimmers Get Their #OlympicInk

Michael Phelps Reveals Rap Track Behind #PhelpsFace

By Loretta Race on SwimSwam Get the scoop on what the GOAT was listening to in the ready room when #PhelpsFace was born. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Michael Phelps Reveals Rap Track Behind #PhelpsFace

Tokyo 2020 Venue

By Kyra Florea on SwimSwam Tokyo will mirror the Rio Olympics and have two venues for the aquatic events. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Tokyo 2020 Venue

Manuel Selected as “Homefield Advantage Captain” for Houston Texans

By Eli Noblitt on SwimSwam This past Sunday Simone Manuel was named an honorary captain of the National Football League’s Houston Texans in their pre-season game against the Arizona Cardinals in Houston Read the full story on SwimSwam: Manuel Selected as “Homefield Advantage Captain” for Houston Texans

Liberty Swimming & Diving Adds Transfer Delia Weber to Roster

By SwimSwam on SwimSwam Weber, who competed for Houston last season, will begin competing for Liberty starting during the current 2016-17 academic year. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Liberty Swimming & Diving Adds Transfer Delia Weber to Roster

Lewis University Swimmer Ezekiel Towner Shot and Recovering in ICU

By Reid Carlson on SwimSwam In the early afternoon of Thursday, August 25th, Lewis University swimmer Ezekiel Towner was shot in the back of the... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Lewis University Swimmer Ezekiel Towner Shot and Recovering in ICU

Phelps Lends Lochte A Helping Hand

By Loretta Race on SwimSwam “Ryan and I have been teammates forever," says 23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Phelps Lends Lochte A Helping Hand

Behold This Giant Realistic Cockroach Pool Float

This is the gigantic Cockroach pool float manufactured by Kangaroo (it was made in a pouch!) and available on Amazon for $30. Or you can buy one from me for $20, but I’ll never actually send it. I’ll swear up and down I did, but I did not, I lied. Also, what’s that look that lady is giving me? [...]

The transgender swimming group that’s changing lives

The familiar smell of chlorinated water. The feeling of cool air against unclothed skin. The cacophony of laughter, splashes and sharp intakes of breath. And, the nervous feeling in the pit of your stomach as you take the plunge. The swimming pool is usually a place where the water makes you feel free and safe. [...]

Don’t Hold Your Breath

Learning to improve control of your breathing while swimming is a valuable skill that will enable you to power off the wall, put your head down at the flags to win a race, or not panic in open water when a wave splashes in your face....Show More Summary

Five Key Elements of a Good Backstroke Start

We’ve all seen it—the slow backstroke start. There are a few common varieties and some are adaptations based on ability, a limited range of motion, or some other factor. Regardless of why they’re happening, slow starts typically come in a variety of flavors.

WATCH: Alia Atkinson Tie 100 SCM Breast World Record in Chartres

By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam Kicking off the season at the 2016 FINA World Cup stop in Chartres, Jamaica's Alia Atkinson swam the women's 100 breaststroke in World Record fashion. Read the full story on SwimSwam: WATCH: Alia Atkinson Tie 100 SCM Breast World Record in Chartres

Mount St. Mary’s Swimming & Diving Announces 2016-17 Schedule

By SwimSwam on SwimSwam The Mountaineers are set to host a pair of home meets at the Mount Swimming Pool to open the year as the men's squad begins its inaugural season. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Mount St. Mary’s Swimming & Diving Announces 2016-17 Schedule

Morozov’s $19K Leads World Cup Paris-Chartes Money List

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam It's a rare occurrence: Katinka Hosszu is not the highest money-earner on the FINA World Cup Series. After one stop, that title belongs to Russia's Vladimir Morozov, who broke the 100 IM world record en route to a $19,000 weekend. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Morozov’s $19K Leads World Cup Paris-Chartes Money List

WATCH: Vlad Morozov Set New 100 IM World Record In Chartres

By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam In a stellar start to the new season at the 2016 FINA World Cup stop in Chartres, Russian rocket Vlad Morozov blasted his way into the World Record books in the SCM 100 IM. Read the full story on SwimSwam: WATCH: Vlad Morozov Set New 100 IM World Record In Chartres

Never Swim Alone: FINIS Duo Diana Nyad Playlist

By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam See the playlist that has powered Diana Nyad through the hours of training before and after her epic journey from Cuba to Florida. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Never Swim Alone: FINIS Duo Diana Nyad Playlist

Swimmers Peirsol, Hayes Selected For Texas Athletics Hall of Honor

By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Aaron Peirsol (above) and Andrea Hayes are both being inducted into the Texas Athletics Hall of Honor in October. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Swimmers Peirsol, Hayes Selected For Texas Athletics Hall of Honor

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