Three Swimmers Banned by FINA for Drug Violations

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, May 20. TWO international swimmers have been banned for four years after testing positive for drugs, while another was given a two-year ban for refusing a test, FINA

Head of Canadian Swimming Resigns

OTTAWA, Canada, May 20. KAREN Spierkel, the CEO of Swimming Canada, resigned her post Friday after a tumultuous year on the job. Spierkel, who specializes in marketing, communications and business

Canada’s Malar Is Making a Comeback

BURLINGTON, Ontario, Canada, May 19. JOANNE Malar, a three-time Canadian Olympian and multiple national record-holder, is making a comeback after a two-year retirement from the sport. Why is she doing

Van Almsick to Skip the World Championships

HAMBURG, Germany, May 18. FRANZISKA van Almsick, the 25 year-old world record-holder in the 200 meter freestyle has decided to pass on the World Championships in Barcelona in two months

Coach Ray Bray Retires, Coached Three Olympians

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 18. RAY Bray, who has coached his children and grandchildren in swimming at Fountain Valley High, announced his retirement today after 35 years at the school.