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USA Swimming’s Bob Schaller plays 20 questions with NCAP’s Katie Ledecky ahead of next week’s nationals.
Michael Phelps earned his second win of the weekend in Santa Clara at the final stop of USA Swimming’s Grand Prix series.
Michael Phelps podiumed for the third time in Santa Clara on Saturday; Missy Franklin cruised to a world top-15.
Michael Phelps earned his second win since ending his retirement in April during Friday’s final in Santa Clara, Calif. [Gallery inside]
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.
Michael Phelps sat down to talk with the media the night before Friday’s prelims at the Santa Clara Grand Prix.
With Rio on the horizon, Michael Phelps still figuring out events.
Get ready for the 2014 Santa Clara Grand Prix, June 19-22, with video highlights from last year’s event.
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 abuseWednesday, 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.
Amy Van Dyken, 41, a multi-event champion at the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games, was injured in an ATV accident over the weekend.
Chuck Wielgus withdraws from ISHOF induction class following petition.
[Video] Interview with Andrew Seliskar after his 400 IM best time and 200 butterfly victory at the Charlotte Grand Prix.
Andrew Seliskar, 17, earned his first win at a USA Swimming Grand Prix event on Saturday night.
Michael Phelps won his first race in 21 months since returning to swimming.
Michael Phelps qualified for his second final since returning from retirement last month. Andrew Seliskar third in 400 IM.
Ryan Lochte pulls out of Charlotte Grand Prix due to knee pain.
Two Potomac Valley members were selected to the 2014 Eastern Zone Select Camp coaching roster. They’ll oversee 56 swimmers, including seven local athletes.
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 reportSaturday, May 3rd, 2014
Creation of victim’s assistance fund among task force recommendations following review of Vieth report.
NBAC’s Bob Bowman and Cal’s Teri McKeever named head coaches for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia.
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 comebackSaturday, 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.
Michael Phelps returns to the water, feeling “like a kid again.”
Michael Phelps swam the wrong stroke in his second event post-retirement. Don’t worry; it was on purpose.
Friday morning’s heat sheets posted for the Day 2 of the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.
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 and Ryan Lochte renewed their rivalry during Thursday’s finals at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.
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 talks with media at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix in Arizona.
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.
Michael Phelps returns to the competition pool for the US2014 Mesa Grand Prix. Find all the links you need to follow along here!
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.
Interview with a 15-year-old Michael Phelps.
Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, is scheduled to return racing this month at the Mesa Grand Prix.
Olympic legend Michael Phelps returns to the competition pool.
USA Swimming says it will abide by American Arbitration Association’s ruling regarding Michael Pliuskaitis.
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.
The independent review of USA Swimming’s safe sport program is back, including 39 recommended changes to protect underage athletes.
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 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.
Former Georgia swimmer Megan Romano earned gold in two events on night two at the Minneapolis Grand Prix.
Read the top swimming stories for the week of Oct. 10-16 in our midweek links.
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.
Date and location set for the 2014 Duel in the Pool between Team USA and the European all stars.
Congress should put its own questions to USA Swimming.
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 earned his first gold medal on the final day of competition at the 2013 FINA junior world championships.
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 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.
USA Swimming brings in outside experts to review safe sport program as reports of inappropriate relationships continue.
Bethesda-native Katie Ledecky turns to next set of challenges. First up, getting her driver’s license.
Kevin Cordes jumped early, handing gold to the French relay.
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 championshipsSaturday, 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.
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.
Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, and the U.S. women defend 4×200 freestyle relay title at worlds. Watch the post-race interview here.
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]
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 won her third gold in four days to lead Team USA on another successful day at worlds. Michael McBroom earned silver in 800 free.
[GALLERY] Missy Franklin continues her quest to stay perfect in Barcelona. South Africa dominates on day four.
Germany takes gold in team 5K team event at swimming world in Barcelona.
FINA officials met to discuss water temperature standards nearly three years after the death of U.S. swimmer Fran Crippen.
Renowned ex-swim coach Rick Curl pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing a minor decades ago.
Michael Pliuskatis is the region’s third swim coach to be banned recently by USA Swimming for sexual misconduct.
Missy Franklin and Dana Vollmer kick things off at the Orlando Grand Prix on Thursday night.
Summer leagues provide foundation for a competitive structure that has produced Olympic medalists.
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Rick Curl banned for life by USA Swimming.
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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 issues statement regarding a lawsuit against former national team coach Mark Schubert.
USA Swimming reports on the two-year progress of its athlete protection program.
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 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 claims his third gold medal and fourth overall at the Indianapolis Grand Prix, winning the 200-meter individual medley final on Saturday.
After swearing he had given up the event, Michael Phelps wins the 400 individual medley final at the Indianapolis Grand Prix.
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 poolFriday, 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.
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.
Potomac Valley swimmers will be competing this weekend in Austin, Texas this weekend, in USA Swimming’s Austin Grand Prix.
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]