Sunday, December 20, 2009
Rebecca Soni of the United States has broken the short-course world record in the women's 200-meter breaststroke.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Three new world records were set on Sunday, bringing the number of new marks achieved at the European short course swimming championships here this week to ten, as the era of the high-tech swimsuit drew to a close on the final day of competition.
Australia's triple Olympic swimming champion Libby Trickett announced her retirement on Monday, four months after a disappointing World Championships.
Monday, December 14, 2009
Michael Phelps won two more races at his North Baltimore Aquatic Center's Christmas meet at the U.S. Naval Academy's Lejuene Hall on Saturday.
Sunday, December 13, 2009
Laszlo Cseh of Hungary beat his own world record in the men's 400-meter individual medley at the European short-course swimming championships Friday, while the Netherlands broke the world record in the women's 4x50 meter freestyle.
Michael Phelps won the 200-yard freestyle and 100 butterfly before a packed crowd during the North Baltimore Aquatic Club's three-day holiday meet on Friday.
Saturday, December 12, 2009
Records tumbled, but not as many as anticipated, in the final competition for the controversial high-tech swimsuits at the European short course swimming championships here on Thursday.
Singapore schoolgirl Quah Ting Wen set a meet record in the 100-meter freestyle and helped break another record in a relay, leading the city-state's surge to the top of the medal standings at the Southeast Asian Games.
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
World records set by swimmers wearing now-banned polyurethane swimsuits should not be allowed to stand, Australian Olympic silver medalist Eamon Sullivan said Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Australia's head swim coach Alan Thompson has taken personal leave following a claim of “inappropriate behavior,” says Swimming Australia.