2000 Canadian Spring National Championships

Etobicoke, Ontario – Double World Cup champion Mike Mintenko of Moose Jaw, Sask., broke the Canadian record in the men's 50-meter butterfly Saturday at the 2000 Speedo Spring National Championships.

Bedford Signs With PMG

Raleigh, NC – B.J. Bedford, World Champion and elite United States Swimmer, has signed on with USA Swimmer.com and its parent company Premier Management Group for representation, public relations support

U.S. Bans Swim Coach

Cecil Russell, the swim coach at Cardinal Gibbons and Fort Lauderdale Swim Team since May 1997, has been banned from coaching in the United States. Russell, 45, banned from coaching

Aussie Star Lori Munz Injured In Accident

The Australian Swimming community today rallied around Olympic hopeful and dual Commonwealth Games gold medalist Lori Munz after the 21-year-old was involved in an horrific car crash yesterday morning. It

How Fast Is Thorpe? Check Out These Sets

By Phillip Whitten In the last few months, Australia’s “Thorpedo,” 17-year-old Ian Thorpe has set awesome records in the 200 (1:46.60) and 400 meter freestyle (3:41.83) long course, and the

Accidents Take Tragic Toll

Two tragic auto accidents last Saturday have taken a heartbreaking toll on the swimming world. Jason Nessel, 21, son of Ed and Eileen Nessel died instantly in a car crash

Another Canadian Swimmer Injured; Sloan Improving

One of Canada’s top Olympic hopefuls, breaststroker Jen Noddle, was injured in warmups on the opening night of Pac-10 Championships last week. Noddle, a freshman at UCLA, was turning from