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Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers unveil new logo proposals

Ley, 09/04/2016 - 20:03
Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers unveil a shortlist of four new logos more than six months after the original choice was scrapped over an embarrassing plagiarism scandal.

Day 3 Finals – 2016 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships

Ley, 09/04/2016 - 19:23
Live from SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre.

Rio 2016 Aquatics Stadium unveiled by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

Ley, 09/04/2016 - 19:17
This year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be marked by “peace” and “tolerance towards others”, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said on Friday. Rousseff made the comments during the official opening of the 15,000-seat Olympic aquatic center. The center will host swimming and water polo during the August games. See CCTV and Rio 2016

Schuyler Bailar, NCAA’s first openly transgender swimmer, tells ‘60 Minutes’ he made ‘the right choice’

Ley, 09/04/2016 - 19:12
Schuyler Bailar dives in. Among the first openly transgender collegiate swimmers in U.S. history, Bailar tells his story to “60 Minutes” Sunday. Bailar was a top swimmer, with a mean breast stroke. She was also a terrific student when Harvard recruited her. Since then, Bailar has become a man — and is the first transgendered [...]

Wolverine Women NYC Exclusive with Senior Swimmer Paul Soley

Frí, 08/04/2016 - 15:17
Watch this interview that Wolverine Women did with Michigan Senior Swimmer, Paul Soley. We caught up with him to see what he was doing this past summer!

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor Interview with Speedo

Frí, 08/04/2016 - 14:45
British swimmer Siobhan-Marie O’Connor tells us the advice she has for young swimmers.

Day 2 Finals – 2016 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships

Frí, 08/04/2016 - 12:22
Live from SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre.

Meet Ant Williams: The Freediving Kiwi Who Can Hold His Breath for 8 Minutes

Frí, 08/04/2016 - 11:29
Ant Williams can hold his breath for eight minutes underwater. Eight minutes. Underwater. Using just one, single breath and no tanks, he can dive 100 meters down, into the black folds of the ocean and safely return to the surface. One breath. For reference, many proficient free divers struggle to make it even 30 meters [...]

How Fast Would You Have to Swim to Evaporate all of the Water in a Pool? [Theory]

Hós, 07/04/2016 - 23:43
What a bizarre question. If you could swim fast enough and produce enough heat, how fast EXACTLY would you need to swim to turn all of the water in the pool into STEAM?

Day 1 Finals – 2016 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships

Hós, 07/04/2016 - 22:53
Live from SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre.

Seven Hills student qualifies for Olympic Trials

Hós, 07/04/2016 - 22:45
A senior at Seven Hills has qualified for the Olympic Trials. Matthew Marquardt qualified swimming the 200 meter backstroke in 2.03. Matthew is a multi-sport athlete but has really concentrated on swimming lately. He helped lead his high school swim team to back-to-back state championships for the first time in school history. He also swims [...]

Fire rips through vacant swim club in Pikesville

Hós, 07/04/2016 - 22:42
Crews battled a fire at a old swim club in Pikesville Wednesday night.

Katie Ledecky on National Team Visit to NORAD

Hós, 07/04/2016 - 22:41
Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky on the National Team’s 2016 visit to Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station in Colorado Springs.

Ex-Olympic swimming champ Park Tae-Hwan denied Rio Olympics / YTN

Hós, 07/04/2016 - 15:03
South Korea’s only Olympic swimming gold medalist Park Tae-Hwan will unlikely be allowed to race for his country in this year’s Rio Summer Olympic Games.

Chopper Swim Challenge – 20km ocean swim for rescue helicopters

Hós, 07/04/2016 - 15:01
12 slightly mad swimmers braved the cold temperatures and aggressive swells of the Hauraki Gulf in a bid to raise money for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter on March 31, 2016. The swimmers launched off from Waiheke Island to battle the ocean for 5-7 hours before arriving at the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust Chopper base in [...]

Ice swimming considered for Winter Olympics

Mik, 06/04/2016 - 22:29
With a one-mile ice swim event being considered for inclusion at future Winter Olympics researchers at Winona State University in Minnesota and the International Ice Swimming Association (IISA) have investigated the performance and human physiological response in water -5° Celsius or less. The scientists analysed more than 80 ice swimmers ((71 male, 17 female) who [...]

Olympic gold medallist Park to miss Rio 2016 following Korean Olympic Committee ruling

Mik, 06/04/2016 - 22:06
Olympic gold medallist Park Tae-hwan’s hopes of representing South Korea at Rio 2016 have been dashed after the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) refused to waive its rule on athletes competing at the Games who have failed drugs tests. Park, who won the men’s 400 metres freestyle race at Beijing 2008, was handed an 18-month ban [...]

Swimmer Santo Condorelli with Jacqueline Doorey

Mik, 06/04/2016 - 12:25
CBC Sports reporter Jacqueline Doorey gets Canadian swimmer Santo Condorelli to spill about shaving habits, and his most embarrassing moment in the pool.

Fear The Walking Dead: Can Zombies swim?

Mik, 06/04/2016 - 12:23
We sit down with Ofelia, Madison and the cast of Fear the Walking Dead to ask them the all-important question: Can Zombies swim?