Triple Olympic champion Michelle Smith-De Bruin has angrily rejected new drugs allegations made against her by the sport’s controlling body. In a detailed statement at a crowded news conference in
Organizers of the 1998 Commonwealth Games, to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September, are taking a rather tough stand on illegal drugs. Any athlete caught in the possession
Michelle Smith, the controversial Irish swimmer who was hailed as Ireland’s greatest sports hero when she won three gold medals at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, faces a possible suspension after
Swimming World has learned that Andrea Hayes Dickson (1988 US Olympian in the 200m backstroke) and husband Kent welcomed their daughter, Hannah Lynn, born on Nov. 26, 1997.
The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) has announced a scholarship in the name of Doc and Marge Counsilman. The scholarship honors Doc Counsilman, perhaps the seminal figure in coaching in
Moldova’s Sergei Mariniuk, who has long trained at the Santa Clara Swim Club, swam a rare – if not unique – program of events at the World Championships in Perth.
On Feb. 3, William E. Schmidt, longtime coach of York YMCA in Pennsylvania, passed away at the age of 73. One of his former swimmers, Phyllis Beck, herself a coach
Prominent businessman T. Denis Jotchman is the new chairman of the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Jotchman said he will continue to advance the mission
FINA reportedly had planned to honor past Olympians in Perth, headlined by East Germany’s Kristin Otto, who attended the meet as a German reporter. However in the light of the
When you got it, you got it! Kristy Kowal’s winning smile, broadcast around the world, resulted in an avalanche of email (over 400 letters), snail mail and several hundred phone