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Kate Ziegler, Amanda Kendall testing the waters for an Olympic run

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Two-time Olympian Kate Ziegler and Amanda Kendall, a former collegiate standout, competed at the Charlotte Pro Swim Series meet this past weekend with mixed results.

A frustrated Michael Phelps goes winless in Charlotte

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Michael Phelps failed to reach the championship final in either of his events Sunday, and offered some harsh criticism of his performance after.

Andrew Seliskar finishes second in the 200 butterfly, but beats Michael Phelps

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

The California recruit was edged in the final meters, but beat his childhood hero.

Tom Shields claims butterfly title in Charlotte, signals changing of the guard

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte finished on the podium at the Pro Swim Series stop in Charlotte Friday night, but the next class of butterfliers are chasing the pair of Olympians — including Jack Conger and Andrew Seliskar.

Michael Phelps should be at worlds this summer, but USA Swimming is refusing to back off on his punishment

Friday, May 15th, 2015

COLUMN | The world’s best swimmers will be in Russia this summer. The greatest of them all should be there, too.

Michael Phelps embraces change entering Charlotte meet

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

The 18-time gold medalist will challenge himself with six events at USA Swimming’s Pro Swim Series event in Charlotte.

What the internet is saying ahead of the Charlotte Pro Swim Series

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Links from around the internet previewing USA Swimming’s Pro Swim Series event in Charlotte.

Psych sheets released for 2015 Charlotte Pro Swim Series

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Michael Phelps expected to compete in the 200-meter butterfly for first time since London, but has company with Andrew Seliskar and Jack Conger in the mix.

Katie Ledecky enters six events at Mesa Pro Swim Series; Michael Phelps slated for five

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Psych sheets released for the 2015 Mesa Pro Swim Series in Arizona.

Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps set to headline star-studded field at Mesa Pro Swim Series

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Michael Phelps makes return to USA Swimming competition; and Katie Ledecky on world-record watch once again.

USA Swimming opposes March open water race in Abu Dhabi

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Still mourning the death of open water swimmer Fran Crippen, USA Swimming “has no plans to support or send athletes to the UAE for this event,” says the organization’s executive director Chuck Wielgus.

Five storylines and links to follow the 2015 Austin Pro Swim Series

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Follow the action in Austin with these links and storylines.

U.S. Olympic Committee hands torch to Boston; DC2024′s would-be Games extinguished

Friday, January 9th, 2015

COLUMN | A farewell to the Olympic Games that will never be.

USA Swimming unveils new event logos; grand prix series changes name

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

A new year, a new attempt at rebranding #FunnestSport

NCAP awarded USA Swimming’s Club Excellence title

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Nation’s Capital Swim Club was named USA Swimming’s top program in its Club Excellence Program for 2015.

Katie Ledecky to highlight Winter Nationals

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

The 17-year-old world record holder is expected to contest five events.

USA Swimming announces 2015 rosters for international competition

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

The U.S. national team delegations to the FINA World Championships, Pan American Games and World University Games have been announced.

Cassidy Bayer selected for U-18 World Cup roster

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

USA Swimming announced its 16-swimmer junior roster for two FINA World Cup events in Oct. and Nov.

Michael Phelps suspended from competition, loses world championships roster spot

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Michael Phelps, 29, who was arrested last week for DUI, was issued a six-month suspension by USA Swimming on Monday.

Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charges in Baltimore

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Record-setting Olympic swimmer stopped in Baltimore, issues apology to those he has ‘let down.’

Katie Ledecky named athlete of the year…and no one is really all that surprised

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Katie Ledecky isn’t America’s next best swimmer, because she already is America’s best swimmer.

USA Swimming sets qualifying time standards for 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

USA Swimming announced the cut times required to make the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb. on Thursday.

Andrew Seliskar twice golden on second day of Junior Pan Pacs

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Andrew Seliskar added two more gold medals during Thursday’s finals at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships.

Andrew Seliskar claims junior world record to lead Team USA’s gilded start

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

USA Swimming’s junior national team leapt out to a huge lead in the medal count after winning 15 medals on the first day of swimming at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships.

Preview: 5 storylines to watch at Junior Pan Pacs

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

A year after medaling at junior world championships, Andrew Seliskar and Isabella Rongione return to the international stage at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Maui, Hawaii.

Race footage: Katie Ledecky lowers 400 freestyle world record…again

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Watch Katie Ledecky break the world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships, just two weeks after lowering the world mark for the first time.

Race footage: Katie Ledecky wins double gold to kick off Pan Pacs

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Watch Katie Ledecky win her first international double at the Pan Pacific Championships.

Race footage: Katie Ledecky demolishes 1,500 freestyle world record

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Watch Katie Ledecky break the 1,500-meter freestyle world record by six seconds — her third time setting the mark.

Ledecky smashes world record in 1,500 freestyle at Pan Pacifics

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky lowers a second world record at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia, her second in two days.

Katie Ledecky sets world record; Michael Phelps is golden again

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky sets a world record for the sixth time since last year, while Michael Phelps wins his first individual gold since 2012.

Katie Ledecky anchors women, Michael Phelps returns to podium as U.S. wins two relay golds

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Bethesda teen overtakes Australian for gold in the women’s race; Michael Phelps wins first gold on relay.

Ledecky starts with a bang

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Bethesda swimmer wins two golds, adding to U.S. team haul of 10 medals on first day of Pan Pacs.

Katie Ledecky tops all qualifiers in 200 freestyle

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Missy Franklin fights through back spasms to make “A” final at Pan Pacific Championships on Day 1.

Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Michael Phelps has no easy road to the finals at this week’s Pan Pacific Championships.

Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte, Nathan Adrian and Michael Phelps speak with media

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

U.S. national teamers met with reporters ahead of Thursday’s start of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships.

Missy Franklin in doubt for Pac Pacs

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Missy Franklin’s status for this week’s 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Australia is questionable after experience back spasms on Tuesday.

Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte scratch Day 1 events

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

The U.S.’s top veterans shortened their schedules at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Australia already by opting out of the first day of competition.

Psych sheets released for Pan Pacs

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps to swim five individual events apiece at the Aug. 21-25 championship meet in Gold Coast, Australia.

Andrew Seliskar to lead USA Swimming’s Junior Pan Pacs team

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Nation’s Capital Swim Club had four swimmers named to the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships team that will compete in Honolul, Aug. 27-31.

USA Swimming announces Pan Pacs roster

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

USA Swimming finalized its roster for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia, from Aug. 21-25.

Watch Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps out duel field in 200 IM

Monday, August 11th, 2014

VIDEO: In a deja vu moment for swim fans, Ryan Lochte edges Michael Phelps in the 200 IM at U.S. nationals.

Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps finish 1-2 in 200 IM

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

The U.S.’s top swimmers of the past decade claimed first and second on the final day of competition at U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif.

Bruce Gemmell, Yuri Suguiyama added to Pan Pacific coaching staffs

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Current and former Nation’s Capital Swim Club coaches added to 2014 Pan Pacific Championship coaching staffs.

Q&A with Katie Ledecky via USA Swimming’s ’20 Question Tuesday’

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

USA Swimming’s Bob Schaller plays 20 questions with NCAP’s Katie Ledecky ahead of next week’s nationals.

Michael Phelps third in 200 IM in Santa Clara

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Michael Phelps earned his second win of the weekend in Santa Clara at the final stop of USA Swimming’s Grand Prix series.

Missy Franklin wins 200 free at Santa Clara Grand Prix; Michael Phelps second

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Michael Phelps podiumed for the third time in Santa Clara on Saturday; Missy Franklin cruised to a world top-15.

Michael Phelps wins again, shares 100 butterfly title in Santa Clara

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Michael Phelps earned his second win since ending his retirement in April during Friday’s final in Santa Clara, Calif. [Gallery inside]

Interview: Missy Franklin ‘impressed’ by Katie Ledecky’s world record

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Missy Franklin talks to reporters at the Santa Clara Grand Prix about her year at Cal, beautiful Rio and, of course, Katie Ledecky’s world record.

Interview: Michael Phelps ‘still having fun’ swimming

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Michael Phelps sat down to talk with the media the night before Friday’s prelims at the Santa Clara Grand Prix.

Michael Phelps ready for challenge at Santa Clara meet

Friday, June 20th, 2014

With Rio on the horizon, Michael Phelps still figuring out events.

Watch slow motion, underwater highlights from last year’s Santa Clara Grand Prix

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Get ready for the 2014 Santa Clara Grand Prix, June 19-22, with video highlights from last year’s event.

Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin ready for Santa Clara Grand Prix

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin headline a field that includes 13 Olympians at the final stop on the 2013-2014 Grand Prix series in Santa Clara, Calif.

USOC commits $10 million to create new agency to investigate and resolve allegations of sexual abuse

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

The USOC voted to create a new agency to investigate and resolve issues of sexual abuse among its governing bodies, including USA Swimming.

Former gold medalist Amy Van Dyken severs spine in accident

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Amy Van Dyken, 41, a multi-event champion at the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games, was injured in an ATV accident over the weekend.

USA Swimming CEO withdraws from Hall induction

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Chuck Wielgus withdraws from ISHOF induction class following petition.

Watch Andrew Seliskar talk winning 200 butterfly and 400 IM best time at Charlotte Grand Prix

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

[Video] Interview with Andrew Seliskar after his 400 IM best time and 200 butterfly victory at the Charlotte Grand Prix.

Andrew Seliskar wins 200 butterfly at Charlotte Grand Prix

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Andrew Seliskar, 17, earned his first win at a USA Swimming Grand Prix event on Saturday night.

First again: Michael Phelps claims victory at Charlotte Grand Prix

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Michael Phelps won his first race in 21 months since returning to swimming.

Michael Phelps qualifies for 100 fly final; scratches 200 freestyle at Charlotte Grand Prix

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Michael Phelps qualified for his second final since returning from retirement last month. Andrew Seliskar third in 400 IM.

Ryan Lochte scratches from Charlotte Grand Prix

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Ryan Lochte pulls out of Charlotte Grand Prix due to knee pain.

All the links you need to follow the Charlotte Grand Prix

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Michael Phelps returns to competition for his second meet of the year at the 2014 Charlotte Grand Prix in North Carolina, May 15-18.

2014 Eastern Zone Select Camp coaching staff and roster announced

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Two Potomac Valley members were selected to the 2014 Eastern Zone Select Camp coaching roster. They’ll oversee 56 swimmers, including seven local athletes.

Phelps enters two events at Charlotte Grand Prix

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Michael Phelps to continues comeback with two events on Day Two in Charlotte at the Grand Prix event May 15-18.

USA Swimming board of directors approves task force recommendations and implementation plan from the Vieth report

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

Creation of victim’s assistance fund among task force recommendations following review of Vieth report.

Bob Bowman, Teri McKeever named 2014 Pan Pacs coaches

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

NBAC’s Bob Bowman and Cal’s Teri McKeever named head coaches for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia.

33 of the best photos from the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix: Return of Phelps

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Look back at the action from an exciting 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, including top-shots of Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky.

Katie Ledecky wins her third freestyle race of this weekend’s Grand Prix; Michael Phelps has a new approach in his comeback

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Katie Ledecky wins her third freestyle race of this weekend’s Grand Prix; Michael Phelps has a new approach in his comeback.

Signs all encouraging for Phelps in comeback

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Michael Phelps returns to the water, feeling “like a kid again.”

Michael Phelps’s comeback meet ends before finals

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Michael Phelps swam the wrong stroke in his second event post-retirement. Don’t worry; it was on purpose.

Phelps swims final event; Ledecky, Schmitt matchup; and more from Mesa on Day 2

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Friday morning’s heat sheets posted for the Day 2 of the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.

Watch Katie Ledecky talk 400 freestyle racing strategy

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Katie Ledecky matched the year’s world-best in the women’s 400 free on Thursday at USA Swimming’s Mesa Grand Prix.

Michael Phelps loses in first finals appearance; Katie Ledecky cruises

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte renewed their rivalry during Thursday’s finals at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.

Phelps returns with Phelsian performance

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

It didn’t take Michael Phelps long to shake off the rust and show the world why he’s the greatest of all time.

Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman speak to press in Mesa

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Michael Phelps talks with media at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix in Arizona.

Five locals storylines to follow at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

All eyes will be on Michael Phelps this Thursday and Friday at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, but here are five local storylines not to overlook.

All the links you need to enjoy the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Michael Phelps returns to the competition pool for the US2014 Mesa Grand Prix. Find all the links you need to follow along here!

Michael Phelps obviously misses adrenaline rush and competition

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Phelps spent his short retirement living the life of a celebrity. Now he gives that up to return to the brutal grind of a pro swimmer.

Michael Phelps talks Olympic dreams…13 years ago

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Interview with a 15-year-old Michael Phelps.

Michael Phelps set to return to competition

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, is scheduled to return racing this month at the Mesa Grand Prix.

Michael Phelps ends retirement

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Olympic legend Michael Phelps returns to the competition pool.

Michael Pliuskaitis removed from USA Swimming’s banned coaches list

Monday, March 31st, 2014

USA Swimming says it will abide by American Arbitration Association’s ruling regarding Michael Pliuskaitis.

Carsten Vissering, Janet Hu join record-breaking night at NCSAs

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Five total national age group records were set during day two finals at the 2014 National Club Swimming Association short course junior nationals in Orlando.

USA Swimming releases review of safe sport program

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

The independent review of USA Swimming’s safe sport program is back, including 39 recommended changes to protect underage athletes.

Video: Matt McLean talks Grand Prix, NBAC and Olympic experience

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Interview with Sterling-native Matt McLean on his recent move to North Baltimore Aquatic Club and the his takeaways from the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Megan Romano closes Minneapolis Grand Prix with fourth Win

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Megan Romano opened her first, full professional season with four wins in Minneapolis. 14-year-old Isabella Rongione of McLean earned third in the 1,650-yard event.

Megan Romano doubles up in Minneapolis

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Former Georgia swimmer Megan Romano earned gold in two events on night two at the Minneapolis Grand Prix.

Bruce Gemmell up for Coach of the Year; measuring swimmming progress correctly; and more

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Read the top swimming stories for the week of Oct. 10-16 in our midweek links.

Golden Goggle nominees announced; Jack Conger makes his collegiate debut; and more of the hottest swimming links

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Read the top swimming stories for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2 in our midweek links.

Press release: USA Swimming announces 2013-14 Grand Prix Series schedule

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

USA Swimming has set the meet schedule for the 2013-2014 Grand Prix Series with added prizes to draw professional swimmers to the six meet program.

US swimming team to face European all-star team in Duel in the Pool in Glasgow in December

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Date and location set for the 2014 Duel in the Pool between Team USA and the European all stars.

USA Swimming delivers state of sport address; Duel in the Pool date set

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Read this week’s top swimming stories in our midweek links.

Guarding young swimmers from sexual abuse

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Congress should put its own questions to USA Swimming.

USA Swimming surpasses 400,000 members in 2012-2013

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

USA Swimming saw its largest single-year growth in athlete membership in 2012-2013. Potomac Valley surpasses 11,000 members in same year.

Andrew Seliskar sets championship record in 200 fly at junior worlds

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Andrew Seliskar earned his first gold medal on the final day of competition at the 2013 FINA junior world championships.

Team USA goes 1-2 in backstroke; Japan, Hong Kong pull upsets

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

United States continues to pull away from the international field in the medal count with another impressive day at the 2013 FINA world junior championship.

Andrew Seliskar lowers NAG record at junior worlds; U.S. add two golds on day two

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Andrew Seliskar reset his own national age group record twice in the 200 IM on day two at the 2013 FINA world junior championships. Team USA claimed five more medals.

U.S. claims two golds on day one at world junior champs

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Members of the United States junior national team finished with four medals on the first day of competition at the world junior championships in Dubai.

USA Swimming set to review safe sport program

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

USA Swimming brings in outside experts to review safe sport program as reports of inappropriate relationships continue.

World record holder Katie Ledecky tackles driving test next

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Bethesda-native Katie Ledecky turns to next set of challenges. First up, getting her driver’s license.

Medley nightmare: U.S. relay squanders gold with DQ

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Kevin Cordes jumped early, handing gold to the French relay.

Missy Franklin wins record sixth gold at worlds

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Missy Franklin joined the likes of Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz, Ian Thorpe and Kristin Otto on Sunday with a historic sixth gold medal at worlds.

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky sets world record in 800-meter freestyle, wins fourth gold medal of world championships

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky, 16, sets world mark in 800 freestyle for her fourth gold medal at world swimming championships in Barcelona.

Katie Ledecky sets world record in 800 free, Missy Franklin wins fifth gold

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Teenage sensations Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin record historic night seven in Barcelona.

Ryan Lochte claims two golds on epic night six at worlds

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Ryan Lochte picked up his second and third gold medal at worlds on Friday, his 13th and 14th of his illustrious swimming world championships career.

U.S. women win gold in 4×200 free relay [video and interview]

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, and the U.S. women defend 4×200 freestyle relay title at worlds. Watch the post-race interview here.

Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin win gold again on day five at worlds [gallery]

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Teenagers Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky each pick up another gold on Thursday in Barcelona. Denmark’s Rikke Moller Pedersen took down a world record in semifinals. [gallery]

Big night for Ryan Lochte, James Magnussen; U.S. girls golden

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Ryan Lochte returns to the top of the podium on day five at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona. James Magnussen reclaims sprint crown. Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin win gold.

Missy Franklin a perfect three for three in Barcelona through day four

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Missy Franklin won her third gold in four days to lead Team USA on another successful day at worlds. Michael McBroom earned silver in 800 free.

Missy Franklin grabs third gold at worlds; South Africa wins big [gallery]

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

[GALLERY] Missy Franklin continues her quest to stay perfect in Barcelona. South Africa dominates on day four.

Thomas Lurz adds another gold to stellar career, leading Germany to open-water team win

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Germany takes gold in team 5K team event at swimming world in Barcelona.

FINA preparing to set open water temperature limit

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

FINA officials met to discuss water temperature standards nearly three years after the death of U.S. swimmer Fran Crippen.

USA Swimming to announce 2016 Olympic Trials site; Ryan Lochte show falls flat in debut; and more swimming links

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Read this week’s top swimming stories in our midweek links.

Missy Franklin wins AAU Sullivan Award; Katie Ledecky swims to world’s top time in 800 free; and more

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Our picks for the top links from around the swimming world this week: • Missy Franklin joins illustrious list of swimmers to win AAU Sullivan Award • Ledecky posts world-best time in 800 free • Matt Grevers, Missy Franklin say Mesa Arena Grand Prix is favorite • Arena Grand Prix Wrap-up: Ledecky’s big win • Kickstarter campaign to produce Missy [...]

Ex-swim coach Rick Curl pleads guilty to sexually abusing girl in the 1980s

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Renowned ex-swim coach Rick Curl pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing a minor decades ago.

USA Swimming bans Loudoun County swim coach for sexual misconduct

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Michael Pliuskatis is the region’s third swim coach to be banned recently by USA Swimming for sexual misconduct.

Missy Franklin, Dana Vollmer win on day one of Orlando Grand Prix

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Missy Franklin and Dana Vollmer kick things off at the Orlando Grand Prix on Thursday night.

D.C. area is proving to be one of swimming’s deepest talent pools

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Summer leagues provide foundation for a competitive structure that has produced Olympic medalists.

Katie Ledecky nominated for two Golden Goggle awards

Monday, November 12th, 2012

The 2012 Golden Goggle Awards are a week away. Vote for your favorites online.

Rick Curl banned for life by USA Swimming over improper relationship

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Rick Curl banned for life by USA Swimming.

USA Swimming releases timeline of Rick Curl investigation

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

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Prominent local swim coach Rick Curl banned for life over improper relationship [updated 09/19 at 15:05]

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Rick Curl, founder of the club formerly known as Curl-Burke, receives lifetime ban from USA Swimming.

USA Swimming denies cover-up with former coach

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

USA Swimming issues statement regarding a lawsuit against former national team coach Mark Schubert.

USA Swimming: Major progress since abuse scandal

Monday, September 17th, 2012

USA Swimming reports on the two-year progress of its athlete protection program.

Phelps settles for another runner-up at Charlotte

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

Phelps fails to find the top of the podium in his last Grand Prix race. Soni, Shanteau continue to impress in the breaststroke events.

USA Swimming will allow hand signals to accommodate deaf athletes at Olympic trials

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

USA Swimming decided Thursday to allow hand signals to be used at the U.S. Olympic Trials in July to accomodate deaf swimmers at the start of their races, reversing the organization’s decision, issued less than 48 hours earlier.

Michael Phelps thrives while Ryan Lochte labors at Indianapolis Grand Prix swimming meet

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

Michael Phelps claims his third gold medal and fourth overall at the Indianapolis Grand Prix, winning the 200-meter individual medley final on Saturday.

Michael Phelps impresses in 400 individual medley at Indianapolis Grand Prix

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

After swearing he had given up the event, Michael Phelps wins the 400 individual medley final at the Indianapolis Grand Prix.

Dara Torres, 44, impresses in heats at Indy

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Dara Torres, 44, posted the the second-fastest qualifying time in the 50-meter freestyle heats.

Indianapolis Grand Prix swimming: Brendan Hansen, Ed Moses lead parade out retirement and back into pool

Friday, March 30th, 2012

The Indianapolis Grand Prix showcases a handful of former retirees, including Brendan Hansen and Ed Moses, preparing for another Olympic run. Michael Phelps (shown) also took part.

Phelps bests Lochte for third win at Austin Grand Prix

Monday, January 16th, 2012

It may be a bit too early to determine who will have the edge in London this year between Phelps and Lochte. Both are swimming at high levels, despite taxing training schedules, but we do know that this weekend, Phelps got the better of Lochte in several events. Also competing on Sunday were RMSC’s Jack Conger and Sarah Haase, as well as former SNOW swimmer Matt McLean.

Locals looking for Trials cuts at a star-studded Austin Grand Prix

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Potomac Valley swimmers will be competing this weekend in Austin, Texas this weekend, in USA Swimming’s Austin Grand Prix.

Racing towards a London showdown, Phelps, Lochte back in the pool

Friday, November 11th, 2011

This weekend, November 11-13, swim fans will see two heavyweights going at it in the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center pool at the 2011 Minneapolis Grand Prix, hosted by USA Swimming, as Lochte and Phelps face off in four events.

Kendall is pure gold at 2011 Pan Am Games

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Fairfax native Amanda Kendall earned four gold medals at the 2011 Pan American, which took place October 15-22 and were held in Guadalajara, Mexico at the brand new Scotiabank Aquatics Center.

Ledecky, Katis lead strong Curl-Burke showing at Junior Nationals

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Katie Ledecky won three events at the USA Swimming Junior National Championships this week, setting a meet record in the girls’ 1500 free, while Chuck Katis posted three top-five swims.

Chloe Sutton dominates at Missouri Grand Prix

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

The Missouri Grand Prix was held this past weekend at the Mizzou Aquatic Center in Columbia, Mo., and there were plenty of notable swims. Here is a rundown of the biggest swims from the event. Chloe Sutton continued her dominance in the Grand Prix series with another first place meet finish. Her best races included [...]