Johnson wins the Sullivan Award

Michael Johnson wins the Sullivan Award for best amateur athlete of 1996. His time of 19.32 seconds in the 200m at the 1996 Olympics smashed his own world record of

Round 2: Gary Hall, Jr. vs Alexander Popov

From the Phoenix Sports Club: Gary Hall Jr. escalated the war of words between himself and his Russian rival, Alexander Popov, calling him “the epitome of unsportsmanlike conduct.” Hall, Jr.

Pac-10 Men’s Championship Review:

Lenny Krayzelburg of USC swam a blistering 1:40.59 in the 200 yd backstroke at the Pac-10 Championships. He became the 2nd fastest performer in history behind the current NCAA, US

NCAA Conference Champions!

ACC Men: North Carolina ACC Women: Clemson BIG 10 Men: Michigan BIG 10 Women: Michigan BIG 12 Men: Texas BIG 12 Women: Nebraska PAC 10 Men: Stanford PAC 10 Women:

Dusing Breaks Nesty’s Record!

News provided by Ben Hill: At the 1997 Kentucky State High School Championships, Nate Dusing of Covington Catholic (and the Cincinnati Marlins) shattered Anthony Nesty’s national high school record as

Hyman Chooses Stanford!

Misty Hyman, the most highly recruited female high school swimmer in the nation, has decided to attend Stanford University next year. Hyman, 17, a senior at Shadow Mountain High School

Michelle Smith Back In the Swim of Things

Swimming in Ireland for the first time since 1996 Olympic Games, Michelle Smith delighted her fans with a national record but declined to talk about the sensitive issue of drug-testing.

World Record for Renaud!

University of Calgary’s Chris Renaud broke Olympic champion Jeff Rouse’s world short-course record in the 50m backstroke at the CIAU (Canadian Interuniversity Athletic Union) Swimming Championships. Renaud clocked a 24.25,

Stanford Women Reign Supreme!

Stanford wins another Pac-10 title. USC finishes a strong second ahead of Arizona. The Pac-10 Men’s Championships will start next week.