Blood Tests at Sydney Olympics

The International Olympic Committee announced that some form of blood testing will be introduced at the 2000 Olympics in hopes of improving detection of performance-enhancing drugs. The IOC affirmed that

Records Fall At European Masters Championships

By Phillip Whitten Ten Masters world records and over three dozen European marks fell by the wayside at the European Masters Swimming Championships held August 25-29 at the Tivoli Swim

Transactions: NCAA Swimming

Kim Wallach chosen as diving coach at Colorado College. Wallach succeeds Ellen Berens…Vicky Grocki selected as head men’s and women’s swimming coach at Beaver…La Salle tabbed Matthew Nunnally as men’s

1999 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 8

HACKETT GETS CLOSER TO KIEREN PERKINS’ 1500m WORLD MARK!!; JENNY THOMPSON TAKES HOME SIX GOLD MEDALS By Stephen J. Thomas It got down to the final event to decide if

1999 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 7

LENNY AND PENNY MAKE IT A TREBLE!!! By Stephen J. Thomas The hottest pair in swimming went for world records today in specially organized time trials over 50m. Racing from

1999 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 6

LENNY AND PENNY MAKE IT A DOUBLE By Stephen J. Thomas American Lenny Krayzelburg took down the 200m backstroke world record by 0.80 while South African Penny Heyns continued her

1999 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 5

A REMARKABLE 6th WORLD RECORD IN SIX WEEKS TO HEYNS By Stephen J. Thomas It looked for a while tonight that we would see a day of competition go by

1999 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 4

ANOTHER WORLD RECORD FOR AUSSIE MEN By Stephen J. Thomas The Aussie 800m freestyle relay annihilated their existing world record by more than 3 seconds. Thorpe as part of the

1999 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 3

LENNY K SMASHES 100 BACK WR!!; “THORPEDO” DOES IT AGAIN! By Stephen J. Thomas The media keep asking the swimmers, what they think of the Sydney Olympic pool? And the

1999 USMS Long Course Championships: Day 5

3 WORLD RECORDS IN THE MILE AT MASTERS NATIONALS By Phillip Whitten Minneapolis, MN – The USMS National Long Course Championships ended today as they began four days earlier–with a