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Passages: Kevin Polansky, 67, Longtime Coach, NCAA Announcer Dies

Photo Courtesy: University of Northern Colorado AthleticsKevin Polansky, a local legend in the Loveland, Colorado area, died at a masters swim practice over the weekend in Loveland. He was treated with CPR until an ambulance arrived after he...

How to Rediscover Your Love for Swimming

Photo Courtesy: Maddie KylerCommentary by Norah Hunt, Swimming World College Intern.  January, for swimmers, is an underrated month. Everyone speaks of the exhaustion that is October and the excitement that hits come March or April, but no one talks about...

Eight Years Later, the Super Suit Era Still Plagues the Record Books

Photo Courtesy: FINA By Jason Tillotson, Swimming World College Intern. As we begin 2018, we inevitably look back on the accomplishments and milestones we saw this year. Big moments like Adam Peaty’s 50 breaststroke and Sarah Sjostrom’s 100 freestyle world...

120 Years Ago: Celebrating Collegiate Swimming and The First Intercollegiate Swimming Championship of 1898

By Bruce Wigo In January of 1897, the University of Pennsylvania became the first American college to make a swimming pool available to its students. To supervise the activities at the pool, the University hired George Kistler, an Englishman...

Swimming World Presents “Lessons with the Legends: Jack Roach”

Photo Courtesy: Singapore Swimming FederationLessons with the Legends: Jack Roach Sponsored by Dolfin Swimwear Swimming World continues a series in which top coaches share some of the secrets of their success. The January issue of Swimming World Magazine highlights the many accomplishments of Coach Jack...

Psych Sheet Posted for TYR Pro Swim Series Austin

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USAUSA Swimming has posted the psych sheet for this weekend’s TYR Pro Swim Series meet in Austin, Texas, the first of six stops on the circuit. A large selection of American pros are scheduled to...

Swimming World Presents “College Recruiting: Social Media and Early Commitment”

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. BickCollege Recruiting: Social Media and Early Commitments In the third of a multi-part series, Swimming World looks at early commitments and the way social media is altering (for better or for worse) how prospects are navigating...

Swimming World Presents the “Top 5 Stories of 2017”

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USATop 5 Stories of 2017 There were many stories to be told in 2017, but there were some that rose above the rest. Swimming World’s David Rieder compiled a list of the “Top 5 Stories of 2017,” including...

Kliment Kolesnikov Closes 2017 with World Record

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USARussian youngster Kilment Kolesnikov closed out 2017 with one more record breaking swim, slipping by the world record in the short course 100 back at a meet in St. Petersburg. See all the stories from...

Big Ten Weekly Preview: Michigan-Indiana Showdown Will Be Crucial

Ian Finnerty. Photo Courtesy: Andy Ringgold / Aringo PhotosBy Dan D’Addona. The Big Ten season is gearing up for a full month of conference showdowns. The first one begins Saturday as Indiana faces Michigan in Ann Arbor. Much of the focus...

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Jakob Bhula’s 180 leads New Zealand to 436 and a crushing...

New Zealand Under-19 436 for 4 (Bhula 180, Ravindra 117, Allen 90) beat Kenya Under-19 193 for 4 (Gandhi 63, Ravindra 2-33) by 243...

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