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Canadian Sydney Pickrem Signs with Speedo

Sydney Pickrem is plenty busy at this week’s FINA Champions Series in Shenzen, China. But she found time to make news Thursday by signing with Speedo. Pickrem announced the move on her Instagram account. “Starting off the new year with some big news!,” she wrote. “So excited to officially be part of...

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Stingers End US Water Polo Streak in 10-9 Brisbane Heart-Stopper

The Australian Stingers have ended the USA women's water polo team's amazing 69 game winning streak with a heart-stopping 10-9 victory over the World and Olympic champions in front of a vocal 3,000 strong crowd at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre tonight. The Americans hadn't lost in more than a year, an...

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WATER POLO GALLERY: Musclebound US down under against the Aussies

The countdown is on for tonight’s second international water polo Tests between Australia and the USA at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre and if the opening games were anything to go by then two more gripping games are on the cards. Tuesday saw Olympic women’s champions the US hang on for an exciting 10-...

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Mackenzie Padington Announces She Won't Return to Minnesota

Mackenzie Padington won’t be returning to the University of Minnesota, the Canadian national team swimmer announced this week. Padington made the announcement on Instagram Monday. View this post on Instagram I would like to confirm that I will not be attending the University Of Minnesota com...

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Britain's David Cumberlidge on Swift Ascent Up Worldwide Sprint Ladder

While David Cumberlidge may not be a household name in the sport, nor attract the same social media following as the likes of Florent Manaudou quite yet, his rapid ascent within the swimming world has been nothing short of impressive. Standing at 6´7”, Cumberlidge is an instantly recognizable figure...

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Canadian Olympian Emily Overholt Talks about Battle with Depression

Emily Overholt’s performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics was a high point in her young career. But it came at a price for the then 18-year-old, who spent more than two months in the hospital dealing with depression that year. Now 22, Overholt has rediscovered her passion in the pool, opening up about h...

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Adam Peaty & Katinka Hosszu Named Top European Swimmers Of 2019

Adam Peaty and Katinka Hosszu have been named the top male and female swimmers in Europe in 2019 in the 12th edition of the LEN Awards. It is the third time in four years that Peaty has been given this accolade - which is voted for by national federations and the European governing body's officials ...

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Sun Yang Withdraws From FINA Showcase Citing Tokyo 2020 Focus

Sun Yang has withdrawn from the FINA Champions Series in Shenzhen next week, telling his China teammates in social media posts that he will see them in Qingdao for Olympic trials in March and continue to focus on his Tokyo 2020 Games preparations. The news follows a FINA announcement including ...