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Sport Singapore Adds Teong Tzen Wei to Sanction List over Drug Use

Sport Singapore Adds Teong Tzen Wei to Sanction List over Drug Use Sporting Singapore has found Teong Tzen Wei guilty of “consuming controlled drugs,” making him the third high-profile swimmer to face discipline. Earlier this month, Olympians Joseph Schooling and Amanda Lim admitted to consuming can...

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Sporti x Alex and Gretchen Walsh Collection Makes History

[caption id="attachment_513588" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Photo Courtesy: SwimOutlet[/caption] They’ve called them a once-in-a-generation dynasty - Alex and Gretchen Walsh are taking the swimming world by storm. An Olympic Silver Medalist and NCAA National Champion respectively, this dyna...

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Allyson Sweeney Named Head Coach of Georgia Southern

Allyson Sweeney Named Head Coach of Georgia Southern Allyson Sweeney has been named the head coach of Georgia Southern, just days before the Eagles begin their season. It’s the first head coaching job for the Texas A&M graduate, who spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach at the Universit...

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Lakewood Aquatic Club Celebrates Reunion, Honors Coach Jim Montrella

The Lakewood Aquatic Club produced a number of national record holders and Olympians — it was a powerhouse club in the 1970s under Jim Montrella. The club recently hosted a reunion of nearly 100 swimmers from the golden era of the club. There was a lot of reminiscing, photo ops and stories shared ab...

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4 Reasons Why In-Season Invitationals are Beneficial

By Ryan Gibbons The course of a swim season is remarkably familiar: a few weeks of drills is followed by a long period of intense training, culminating in a few weeks of taper and a championship meet. Yet many swimmers overlook a major aspect of this season: large, in-season invitationals. Many swim...

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SEC Weekly Swimming Awards: Maggie MacNeil, Joshua Liendo Lead Honorees

SEC Weekly Swimming Awards: Maggie MacNeil, Joshua Liendo Lead Honorees Maggie MacNeil garnered her first Southeastern Conference accolade Tuesday after being named the SEC Female Swimmer of the Week by the league office for her performance in a tri-meet against Vanderbilt and Tulane at the LSU Nata...

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Michael Phelps Hopes Mental Health Focus Can “Save a Life”

Michael Phelps Hopes Mental Health Focus Can “Save a Life” Michael Phelps has kept busy since his swimming career ended for good after the 2016 Rio Olympics, and one of the most important focuses has been on mental health advocacy. For all the Phelps, 37, accomplished in the water, he views his post...

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Coping with Retirement: Finding Your Motivation Outside the Pool

Coping with Retirement: Finding Your Motivation Outside the Pool Let’s talk about it. And by “it,” I mean the word that all chlorine dwellers dread. Retirement. I mean, sure, I would be lying if I said that I had not fantasized about it once or twice in the middle of a grueling set or that I had not...

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21 Things To Love About Swimming

21 Things to Love About Swimming To honor a sport that has defined so many lives in many ways, here are 21 things individuals love the most about swimming: 1. Racing. The feeling of racing--of getting up and giving everything--never gets old. 2. Challenging yourself. You never know what you can do u...

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ISHOF Induction Ceremony Silent Auction: Great Items Up For Bidding!

SILENT AUCTION Support the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s online silent auction.  Members and friends can find great bargains for some wonderful items.  You can start bidding online NOW by clicking Here! [caption id="attachment_513379" align="alignleft" width="402"] Donated by: International ...

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Scaling the Ivy Wall: Being a Student-Athlete In the Ivy League

Being a Student-Athlete in the Ivy League As I step outside after a grueling swim practice, my eyes are drawn to the green ivy leaves gripping the building for dear life. There is a small clear patch on the wall, giving way to read the words - Teagle Hall. Our home facility. The place we come to aft...