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USA Swimming Announces Olympic Trials Event Order Change

Matching the announced change to the 2024 Paris Olympic Games event order, USA Swimming today announced an identical change to the event order of the upcoming U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming, which will be held June 15-23 in Indianapolis, Indiana.    The shift updates the order of event...

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Maggie Mac Neil Plans Paris Olympics as Final Games

Maggie Mac Neil Plans Paris Olympics as Final Games Maggie Mac Neil is positioning the 2024 Paris Olympics as her final Games, she revealed in an interview with CBC Sports on Wednesday. The reigning gold medalist in the women’s 100 butterfly turned 24 this week. She is in line to make her second Oly...

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Kalbus Invitational Uniting Power Programs in Women's Water Polo

Kalbus Invitational Highlights Spectacular Weekend of Water Polo Action The Barbara Kalbus Invitational—previously known as the UCI Invitational—is the most competitive tournament of the women’s NCAA regular season. It is an invitational, and nine of the nation’s current top-10 teams—and 13 of the t...

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Jenny Thompson Selected for Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame

Jenny Thompson Selected for Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame Former Stanford standout Jenny Thompson is set to be inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame, as announced by the BASHOF on Tuesday morning. Thompson will be enshrined as part of its 2024 class, which also includes Patrick Marleau, Bria...

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Passages: Sonia O’Neal, Barbados Swimming Executive, Age 72

Passages: Sonia O’Neal, Barbados Swimming Executive, Age 72 Sonia O’Neal, the former president of the Barbados Amateur Swimming Association, died on Feb. 16. She was 72 years old. O’Neal was a significant figure in Caribbean swimming, affectionately known by many as “Aunty Sonia” for the warmth with...

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Caeleb Dressel, Meghan Dressel Welcome Birth of Baby Boy

Olympic champion Caeleb Dressel and his wife Meghan Dressel announced the birth of their first child on Monday. Austin Wilder Dressel was born Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024. "Welcome to the world, August Wilder Dressel!" the couple posted on Instagram. "Our baby boy came bursting into our arms on Saturday...

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Remembering a First Glance at Katie Ledecky - Circa 2011

Remembering a First Glance at Katie Ledecky - Circa 2011 Veteran Swimming World contributor Mike Stott penned this piece back at the 2016 United States Olympic Trials. As Katie Ledecky pushes toward a fourth Olympic Games, the piece is an enjoyable trip down Memory Lane. While the name Katie Ledecky...

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USA Clips Hungary for Women's Water Polo Gold at World Championships

The USA Women's National Team claimed gold at the 2024 World Aquatics World Championships with a 8-7 win over Hungary. Rachel Fattal led the scoring with three goals while Maggie Steffens added two in the win. Ashleigh Johnson had a total of 12 saves for Team USA and was named top goalkeeper of the ...

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Nic Fink Excelling Beyond Imagination in Final Stretch of Career

Nic Fink Excelling Beyond Imagination in Final Stretch of Career Two-and-a-half years ago, the United States men had a breaststroke problem. At the Tokyo Olympics, Michael Andrew had fallen to fourth in the 100 breaststroke final while Andrew Wilson tied for sixth. The other three-quarters of the me...