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USC Sweeps Wisconsin in MLK Matinee Meet

Photo Courtesy: Dan D'AddonaThe No. 7 USC men and No. 9 USC women earned a pair of victories over Wisconsin on Monday at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center. The USC men improved to 6-0 overall with a 148-109 victory over...

Icelandic Olympic Finalist Hilda Luthersdottir Announces Retirement

Photo Courtesy: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY SportsTwo-time Olympian and 2016 Olympic finalist Hilda Luthersdottir announced her retirement from swimming on Instagram. Luthersdottir was a finalist in Rio in the 100 breast where she placed sixth. She also finished eleventh in the...

Kelsi Worrell Dahlia To Compete Under Married Name

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USA2017 World Championship team member and 2016 Olympian Kelsi Worrell made an announcement on social media on Monday that she would start competing under her married name Dahlia at meets in the future. She posted a picture of her...

ASCA Announces Coaches Hall of Fame Class

The American Swimming Coaches Association announces the 2018 Induction to its Coaches Hall of Fame of the following individuals: Coach Peter Motekaitis – UC Davis SwimmingCoach Ed Spencer – Currently a Master Coach with USA SwimmingCoach Gregg Wilson – UC...

Training Tip of the Week: Breaststroke Kick

Welcome to the “Training Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore every month with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks...

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And The Right To Swim

Racial tensions had been brewing for years... Photo Courtesy: ISHOF Newspaper ArchiveOn the national holiday remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. we remember his love of swimming and the role he played in making swimming accessible to all. In the...

Calm Strikes University of Hawaii Swim Team During Ballistic Threat

Original Photo From University of Hawaii; Altered by Swimming WorldCommentary by Kasey Schmidt On Saturday morning, for a brief moment, I worried that I might not finish a swim practice. And no, not because the workout was overly strenuous. Actually,...

2018 Women’s Water Polo Preview: Mountain Pacific Sports Federation

The Stanford Women's Water Polo Team - 2017 NCAA Champions. Photo Courtesy: Pac12By Michael Randazzo, Swimming World Contributor Editor’s Note: Swimming World opens this month with its coverage of the 2018 NCAA Women’s Varsity water polo season. Look for interviews,...

Legendary Diving Coach Lyle Draves Dies at 103

Photo By ISHOFLyle Draves passed peacefully in Northern California on Jan. 12, according to his family. He was 103. Lyle Draves was the first pure diving coach developing 3 Olympic Champions: Vicki Manalo Draves (his wife), Pat McCormick, Sue Gossick. ...

Unlike Skating, U.S. Olympic Swimming Doesn’t Need Selection Committee

Morning Splash by David Rieder. Last weekend, at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., 26-year-old Ross Miner finished second in the men’s event. But the next day, Miner was not among the announced trio of men that would...

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Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka to seal quarter-final berth

Afghanistan Under-19 284 for 7 (Zadran 86, Ikram Ali 55, Rasooli 63) beat Sri Lanka Under-19 202 (Daniel 48, Naveen-ul-Haq 4-35) by 32 runs...

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