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Olympian Andrei Minakov Makes Stanford Debut As Cardinal Topple Utah

Olympian Andrei Minakov Makes Stanford Debut As Cardinal Topple Utah Stanford men's swimming and diving opened the season with a 191-104 victory over Pac-12 rival Utah on Friday. The Cardinal placed first in 14 of 16 events in the dual meet and featured four swimmers winning multiple events. 2020 Ol...

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Out of the Pool: Tara Kirk Sell on Communicating Risk During a Pandemic

Out of the Pool: Tara Kirk Sell on Communicating Risk During a Pandemic When Tara Kirk Sell and her colleagues at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Health Security convened in the fall of 2019 for an exercise, one of the questions the experts weighed was in how to make the lessons tangible and a...

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Cal Set to Host Virginia in Battle of National Swimming Powers

Cal opens its dual-meet season with a home matchup of top-4 finishers from last year's NCAA Championships, hosting Virginia at 5 p.m. PT Friday at Spieker Aquatics Complex. The meet will feature men's and women's teams from both schools, and admission is free. Last March, Cal placed fourth at the na...

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Mexicans Jose Angel Martinez and Hector Ruvalcaba Making Mark in ISL

Jose Angel Martinez and Hector Ruvalcaba Emerge As First Mexicans In the ISL The International Swimming League (ISL) has concluded its third regular season, and the campaign proved to be an opportunity for a pair of Mexican athletes. The Cali Condors and Los Angeles Current reinforced their rosters ...

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Tom Shields Lowers Dressel's 50 Butterfly American Record at World Cup

Tom Shields Lowers Dressel's 50 Butterfly American Record at World Cup 30-year-old American Tom Shields has recorded a very successful streak of racing in Europe over the past two months. After five weeks in Naples where he helped the LA Current secure a spot in the International Swimming League (IS...

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Missy Franklin Appointed to Board of the Laureus Sports Foundation

Missy Franklin has been appointed to the Board of the Laureus Sport Foundation. It is an organization she has been a member of, but is now on the board of the worldwide organization that champions gender equality in sport. Franklin made the announcement on social media. "It is with SO much pride, jo...

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Eddie Reese Discusses the Importance of Underwater Kicking

Eddie Reese Discusses the Importance of Underwater Kicking The recent interview of Eddie Reese, conducted by Brett Hawke on his eponymous podcast, keeps on giving. Originally a 90-minute interview on the Inside With Brett Hawke Podcast, Hawke has been gradually releasing smaller segments of his disc...